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

American Cocktail:
A “Colored Girl” in the World

by Anita Reynolds
(Harvard University Press)

Daughters of Parvati:
Women and Madness in Contemporary India

by Sarah Pinto
(University of Pennsylvania Press)

Modernist Voyages:
Colonial Women Writers in London, 1890-1945

by Anna Snaith
(Cambridge University Press)

Oshun’s Daughters:
The Search for Womanhood in the Americas

by Vanessa K. Valdes
(State University of New York Press)

The Ideal Refugees:
Islam, Gender, and the Sahrawi Politics of Survival

by Elena Fiddian-Qasmiyeh (Syracuse University Press)

The National Federation of Women Workers, 1906-1921
by Cathy Hunt
(Palgrave Macmillan)

Women Physicians and Professional Ethos in Nineteenth-Century America
by Carolyn Skinner
(Southern Illinois University Press)

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