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. As an Amazon Associate, WIAReport will earn a fraction of revenue from qualifying purchases.

Here are the latest selections. Click on any of the titles for more information or to purchase through Amazon.

Banning the Bomb, Smashing the Patriarchy
by Ray Acheson
(Rowman & Littlefield Publishers)

Challenging Women’s Agency and Activism in Early Modernity
edited by Merry Wiesner-Hanks
(Amsterdam University Press)

Divine, Demonic, and Disordered:
Women Without Men in Song Dynasty China

by Hsiao-wen Cheng
(University of Washington Press)

Just as I Am:
A Memoir

by Cicely Tyson

Slave Trade and Abolition:
Gender, Commerce, and Economic Transition in Luanda

by Vanessa S. Oliveira
(University of Wisconsin Press)

Templates for Authorship:
American Women’s Literary Autobiography of the 1930s

by Windy Counsell Petrie
(University of Massachusetts Press)

The Law of War and Peace:
A Gender Analysis

edited by Emily Jones et al.
(Zed Books)

Women and the Decade of Commemorations
edited by Oona Frawley
(Indiana University Press)

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