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

American Colonial Women and Their Art:
A Chronological Encyclopedia

by Mary Ellen Snodgrass
(Rowman & Littlefield Publishers)

Gender and Political Analysis
by Johanna Kantola and Emanuela Lombardo

Gender, Authorship, and Early Modern Women’s Collaboration
edited by Patricia Pender
(Palgrave Macmillan)

Has Democracy Failed Women?
by Drude Dahlerup

Medical Bondage:
Race, Gender, and the Origins of American Gynecology

by Deirdre Cooper Owens
(University of Georgia Press)

Queens Matter in Early Modern Studies
by Anna Riehl Bertolet
(Palgrave Macmillan)

The Diary of a Civil War Bride:
Lucy Wood Butler of Virginia

edited by Kristen Brill
(Louisiana State University Press)

Women’s International Activism During the Inter-War Period, 1919–1939
edited by Ingrid Sharp and Matthew Stibbe

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