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

British Women Missionaries in Bengal, 1793-1861
by Sutapa Dutta
(Anthem Press)

Gendered Citizenship:
Manifestations and Performance

edited by Bishnupriya Dutt et al.
(Palgrave Macmillan)

Guiding Modern Girls:
Girlhood, Empire, and Internationalism in the 1920s and 1930s

by Kristine Alexander
(University of British Columbia Press)

Lady Lushes:
Gender, Alcoholism, and Medicine in Modern America

by Michelle L. McClellan
(Rutgers University Press)

Self-Harm in New Woman Writing
by Alexandra Gray
(Edinburgh University Press)

Teaching Girls:
How Teachers and Parents Can Reach Their Brains and Hearts

by Peter Kuriloff et al.
(Rowman & Littlefield Publishers)

The Devout Hand:
Women, Virtue, and Visual Culture in Early Modern Italy

by Patricia Rocco
(McGill-Queens University Press)

U.S. Foreign Policy and Muslim Women’s Human Rights
by Kelly J. Shannon
(University of Pennsylvania Press)

Women’s Literary Networks and Romanticism:
“A Tribe of Authoresses”

edited by Andrew O. Winckles and Angela Rehbein
(Liverpool University Press)

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