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

Alone Atop the Hill:
The Autobiography of Alice Dunnigan, Pioneer of the National Black Press

edited by Carol McCabe Booker
(University of Georgia Press)

Black Woman Reformer:
Ida B. Wells, Lynching, and Transatlantic Activism

by Sarah Silkey
(University of Georgia Press)

Daughter of Good Fortune:
A Twentieth-Century Chinese Peasant Memoir

by Chen Huiqin
(University of Washington Press)

Fan Girls and the Media:
Creating Characters, Consuming Culture

edited by Adrienne Trier-Bieniek
(Rowman & Littlefield Publishers)

Jane Austen and Modernization:
Sociological Readings

by James Thompson
(Palgrave Macmillan)

The Women of Colonial Latin America
by Susan Migden Socolow
(Cambridge University Press)

Women and Climate Change in Bangladesh
by Margaret Alston

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