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

A Sisterhood of Sculptors:
American Artists in Nineteenth-Century Rome

by Melissa Dabakis
(Penn State University Press)

A World of Their Own:
A History of South African Women’s Education

by Meghan Healy-Clancy
(University of Virginia Press)

Alice Paul:
Claiming Power

by J.D. Zahniser
(Oxford University Press)

Becoming Virginia Woolf:
Her Early Diaries and the Diaries She Read

by Barbara Lounsberry
(University Press of Florida)

Catholic Women’s Movements in Liberal and Fascist Italy
by Helena Dawes
(Palgrave Macmillan)

Desiring Emancipation:
New Women and Homosexuality in Germany, 1890–1933

by Marti M. Lybeck
(State University of New York Press)

Farms, Factories, and Families:
Italian American Women of Connecticut

by Anthony V. Riccio
(State University of New York Press)

Female Piety and the Catholic Reformation in France
by Jennifer Hillman
(Pickering & Chatto)

Femininity and Authorship in the Novels of Elizabeth von Arnim:
At Her Most Radiant Moment

by Juliane Romhild
(Fairleigh Dickinson University Press)

Georgia Women:
Their Lives and Times

edited by Ann Short Chirhart and Kathleen Ann Clark
(University of Georgia Press)

Israeli Feminist Scholarship:
Gender, Zionism, and Difference

edited by Esther Fuchs
(University of Texas Press)

Small Arms Survey 2014:
Women and Guns

(Cambridge University Press)

Taking Risks:
Feminist Activism and Research in the Americas

edited by Julie Shayne
(State University of New York Press)

The Republic of Men:
Gender and the Political Parties in Interwar France

by Geoff Read
(Louisiana State University Press)

Vietnam’s New Middle Class:
Gender, Career, City

by Catherine Earl
(Nordic Institute of Asian Studies)

Warrior Women:
Gender, Race, and the Transnational Chinese Action Star

by Lisa Funnell
(State University of New York Press)

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