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

Flesh Made Word:
Medieval Women Mystics, Writing, and the Incarnation

by Emily A. Holmes
(Baylor University Press)

Margaret Thatcher:
Power and Personality

by Jonathan Aitken
(Bloomsbury USA)

Martha Graham:
Gender and the Haunting of a Dance Pioneer

by Victoria Thoms
(Intellect Books)

Migrant Women of Johannesburg:
Everyday Life in an In-Between City

by Caroline Wanjiku Kihato
(Palgrave Macmillan)

Policing and Prosecuting Sexual Assault:
Inside the Criminal Justice System

by Cassia Spohn and Katharine Tellis
(Lynne Rienner Publishers)

The Rhetoric of Rebel Women:
Civil War Diaries and Confederate Persuasion

by Kimberly Harrison
(Southern Illinois University Press)

We Have Raised All of You:
Motherhood in the South, 1750-1835

by Katy Simpson Smith
(Louisiana State University Press)

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