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

Bluestockings Displayed:
Portraiture, Performance and Patronage, 1730-1830

edited by Elizabeth Eger
(Cambridge University Press)

Contemporary Women Playwrights:
Into the 21st Century

edited by Penny Farfan and Lesley Ferris
(Palgrave Macmillan)

Economic Women:
Essays on Desire and Dispossession in Nineteenth-Century British Culture

by Lana L. Dalley and Jill Rappoport
(Ohio State University Press)

Getting Women on to Corporate Boards:
A Snowball Starting in Norway

edited by Silke Machold et al.
(Edward Elgar Publishing)

I Had Rather Die:
Rape in the Civil War

by Kim Murphy
(Coachlight Press)

Muslim American Women on Campus:
Undergraduate Social Life and Identity

by Shabana Mir
(University of North Carolina Press)

Revolutionary Women Writers:
Charlotte Smith and Helen Maria Williams

by Angela Keene
(Northcote House Publishers)

Women and Religion in the Atlantic Age, 1550-1900
edited by Mary Laven and Emily Clark
(Ashgate Publishing)

Women’s Rights:
Documents Decoded

by Aimee D. Shouse

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