Recent Books of Interest to Women Scholars

Women 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

Female Stars of British Cinema:
The Women in Question

by Melanie Williams
(Edinburgh University Press)

Into Silence and Servitude:
How American Girls Became Nuns, 1945-1965

by Brian Titley
(McGill-Queen’s University Press)

Modernism, Fashion and Interwar Women Writers
by Vike Martina Plock
(Edinburgh University Press)

Wartime Sexual Violence:
From Silence to Condemnation of a Weapon of War

by Kerry F. Crawford
(Georgetown University Press)

Women in Fifties Britain:
A New Look

edited by Penny Tinkler et al.

Women Soldiers and Citizenship in Israel:
Gendered Encounters With the State

by Edna Lomsky-Fedeer and Orna Sasson-Levy

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