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 Cultural History of Women in the Modern Age
edited by Liz Conor
(Bloomsbury Academic)

Cora Du Bois:
Anthropologist, Diplomat, Agent

by Susan C. Seymour
(University of Nebraska Press)

Daughters of the Samurai:
A Journey from East to West and Back

by Janice P. Nimura
(W.W. Norton & Company)

Gender, Peace and Security:
Implementing UN Security Council Resolution 1325

edited by Louise Olsson and Theodora-Ismene Gizelis

Helene Schweitzer:
A Life of Her Own

by Patti M. Marxsen
(Syracuse University Press)

Saving Florida:
Women’s Fight for the Environment in the Twentieth Century

by Leslie Kemp Poole
(University Press of Florida)

Sight Unseen:
Gender and Race Through Blind Eyes

by Ellyn Kaschak
(Columbia University Press)

Under the Bus:
How Working Women Are Being Run Over

by Caroline Fredrickson
(The New Press)

Women and the Women’s Movement in Britain Since 1914
by Martin Pugh
(Palgrave Macmillan)

Women’s Health in Africa:
Issues, Challenges and Opportunities

edited by Chimaraoke O. Izugbara et al.

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