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 Saint:
The Life of Elizabeth Seton

by Joan Barthel
(Thomas Dunne Books)

Extraordinary Gifts:
Remarkable Women of the Delaware Valley

edited by Melissa Tevere et al.
(PS Books)

Faustina I and II:
Imperial Women of the Golden Age

by Barbara M. Levick
(Oxford University Press)

Gender, Migration and Categorisation:
Making Distinctions between Migrants in Western Countries, 1945-2010

edited by Marlou Schrover and Deirdre M. Moloney
(Amsterdam University Press)

Imperial Blues:
Geographies of Race and Sex in Jazz Age New York

by Fiona I.B. Ngô
(Duke University Press)

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

by Caroline Wanjiku Kihato
(Palgrave Macmillan)

The Dark Lady:
The Woman Who Wrote Shakespeare’s Plays

by John Hudson
(Amberley Publishing)

Tomb Treasures of the Late Middle Kingdom:
The Archaeology of Female Burial

by Wolfram Grajetzki
(University of Pennsylvania Press)

Warriors and Worriers:
The Survival of the Sexes

by Joyce F. Benenson
(Oxford University Press)

Women, the Novel, and Natural Philosophy, 1660-1727
by Karen Bloom Gevirtz
(Palgrave Macmillan)

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