Recent Books That May Be of Interest to Women Scholars

books2Women in Academia Report regularly publishes a list of new books that may be of interest to our readers. The books included are on a wide variety of subjects and present many different points of view. The opinions expressed in these books do not necessarily reflect the views of the editorial board of WIAReport.

Here are the latest selections. Click on any of the titles for more information or to purchase through

Africana Women Writers:
Performing Diaspora, Staging Healing

by Delinda Marzette
(Peter Lang International)

Beauty Revealed:
Images of Women in Qing Dynasty Chinese Painting

by James Cahill et al.
(University of California, Berkeley Art Museum)

Chinese Comfort Women:
Testimonies From Imperial Japan’s Sex Slaves

by Peopei Qiu et al.
(University of British Columbia Press)

Coolie Woman:
The Odyssey of Indenture

by Gaiutra Bahadur
(University of Chicago Press)

Crafting the Woman Professional in the Long Nineteenth Century:
Artistry and Industry in Britain

edited by Kyriaki Hadjiafxendi and Patricia Zakreski
(Ashgate Publishing)

Girls and Violence:
Tracing the Roots of Criminal Behavior

by Judith A. Ryder
(Lynne Rienner Publishers)

Integrative Biology of Women’s Health
edited by Espen E. Sprangeburg

Resilience and Success:
The Professional Journeys of African American Women Scientists

by Kabba E. Colley and Binta M. Colley
(Peter Lang International)

Women in Eighteenth-Century Scotland:
Intimate, Intellectual and Public Lives

edited by Katie Barclay and Deborah Simonton
(Ashgate Publishing)

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