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NATURE'S BODY: Gender in the Making of Modern Science.

by Schiebinger, Londa.

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(1993)
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Fine in fine dust jacket. Uncommon in the first edition, and especially so signed,
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9780807089002
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Boston:: Beacon Press,, (1993). Fine in fine dust jacket. Uncommon in the first edition, and especially so signed,. First printing. A book which "concentrates on 17th- and 18th-century European developments in taxonomy and physical anthropology to show how the European male became the prototype of the human race; how women were reduced to a subset noted only for… Read more
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THE LADY WITH BALLS: A Single Mother's Triumphant Battle In A Man's World.

by Combs, Alice.

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Published
(2019)
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Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.
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9780998785417
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Fort Bragg, CA: : Cypress House, , (2019). Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.. First printing, a trade paperback original. The story of a woman's determination to succeed in business, no matter what the obstacles - she "broke into the previously all-male arena of selling the kind of wire that supermarkets and other businesses use to bind cardboard boxes… Read more
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MARRIAGE SHOCK: The Transformation of Women into Wives.

by Heyn, Dalma,

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(1997)
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Fine in a fine dust jacket (as new.)
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9780679457732
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New York:: Villard,, (1997). Fine in a fine dust jacket (as new.). 3rd printing. A book which explores why the institution of marriage is failing many American women and what can be done. Selected bibliography. xvi, 206 pp.
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THE LADY WITH BALLS: A Single Mother's Triumphant Battle In A Man's World.

by Combs, Alice.

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(2019)
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9780998785417
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Fort Bragg, CA: : Cypress House, , (2019). Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.. First printing, a trade paperback original. The story of a woman's determination to succeed in business, no matter what the obstacles - she "broke into the previously all-male arena of selling the kind of wire that supermarkets and other businesses use to bind cardboard boxes… Read more
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8 BALL CHICKS: A Year in the Violent World of Girl Gangsters.

by Sikes, Gini.

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(1996)
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Fine in fine dust jacket.
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9780385474313
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New York:: Anchor Books / Doubleday, , (1996). Fine in fine dust jacket.. First printing. Journalist Gini Sikes spent a year hanging out with girl gangs in Los Angeles, Milwaukee, and San Antonio, and the result is a "vivid, honest portraits of gang girls - too long ignored - which raises themes that are crucial to all young… Read more
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LIVES OF COURAGE: Women for a New South Africa.

by Russell, Diana E.

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Published
(1989)
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Very near fine in a near fine dustjacket.
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9780465041398
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New York:: Basic Books,, (1989). Very near fine in a near fine dustjacket.. First printing. The author, a professor at Mills College in Oakland, California was raised in a white, English-speaking South African family. She left at age 20, but returned to South Africa in 1987 "to record these 24 moving oral histories of Black, white and Indian… Read more
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THE ROAD TRIP: Two Senior Women with Two Walkers and Lots of Pills on the Open Road.

by Stolhand, Melba and Carol Olson Lindahl.

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(2014)
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Good overall - some curling and wear to the covers, contents clean.
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9781499079357
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XLIBRIS,, (2014). Good overall - some curling and wear to the covers, contents clean. . Trade paperback. The two authors met at a local writer's group meeting in 2004, and developed a close friendship. However, despite their age and health problems, both women were adventurous and, using the excuse of visiting family in St Paul, they set … Read more
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COMMUNE ON THE FRONTIER: The Story of Frances Wright.

by [Wright, Frances, 1795-1852] Stiller, Richard.

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Published
(1972)
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Ex-library with the usual markings, but overall tight and clean in a very good dust jacket.
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9780690204018
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New York:: Thomas Y. Crowell, , (1972). Ex-library with the usual markings, but overall tight and clean in a very good dust jacket. . First printing. Biography of a woman born in Scotland in 1795, who came to America in 1818 as a young woman because she believed in freedom - she wrote books, founded a commune, published… Read more
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THE STERILIZATION OF CARRIE BUCK.

by Smith, J.David and K. Ray Nelson.

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(1989)
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Good only in a very good dust jacket (a straight, tight copy but with extensive pencilled marginal notations and some underlinin
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9780882820453
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New York:: New Horizon Press,, (1989). Good only in a very good dust jacket (a straight, tight copy but with extensive pencilled marginal notations and some underlining) . First printing. "Was She Feebleminded or Society's Pawn?" An account of notorious case used to justify the sterilization of women, and a look at the life of Carrie Buck, a… Read more
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WIRED WOMEN: Gender and New Realities in Cyberspace.

by Cherny, Lynn and Elizabeth Reba Werse, editors.

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Published
(1996)
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Near fine in glossy orange wrappers.
ISBN
9781878067739
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Seattle:: Seal Press,, (1996). Near fine in glossy orange wrappers.. First printing, a trade paperback original. A look at women and the new Internet technology, collecting fifteen essays that discuss such issues as gender attitudes, courtship via e-mail and romance on the infobahn, the sexist marketing of computers and software, censorship, and the abuse of women by the… Read more
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Washington, D.C.:: Department of Labor,, 1899.. Very good.. Disbound article - first printing. While this article traces the evolution of women's clubs from being primarily literary or charitable in nature to becoming more involved in public action in their communities, it is notable for the list of over 1200 such groups. listed by state, with… Read more
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FRUITFUL: A Real Mother in the Modern World.

by Roiphe, Anne.

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1996.
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Very near fine in a like dustjacket (author's name and address on rear endpaper)
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9780395735312
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Boston:: Houghton Mifflin,, 1996.. Very near fine in a like dustjacket (author's name and address on rear endpaper). First printing. Roiphe has a family of six daughters, a mixture of hers, his and theirs, so she brings her own personal experiences to this book. A humorous, yet critical analysis on what it means to be a mother,… Read more
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THE EDITH CAVELL NURSE FROM MASSACHUSETTS: A Record of One Year's Personal Service with the British Expeditionary Force in France, Boulogne - the Somme, 1916-l9l7, with an Account of the Imprisonment, Trial and Death of Edith Cavell.

by Fitzgerald, Alice Louise Florence, 1874-1962.

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1917.
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Very good in tan boards with brown cloth spine (some rubbing and wear to the covers, black ink spots on back board.)
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Boston:: W. A. Butterfield,, 1917.. Very good in tan boards with brown cloth spine (some rubbing and wear to the covers, black ink spots on back board.). First edition. Edith Cavell was a British nurse who had established a training school for nurses in Belgium; after the War broke out, she saved the lives of those from both… Read more
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CHANGING WOMAN: A History of Racial Ethnic Women in Modern America.

by Anderson, Karen.

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(1997)
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Very near fine in glossy illustrated wrappers (a new unread copy).
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9780195117882
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New York:: Oxford University Press,, (1997). Very near fine in glossy illustrated wrappers (a new unread copy).. 1st trade paperback printing. A work which 'seeks to provide historical perspectives on the lives of American Indian, African American and Mexican American women in the United States over the course of the 20th century. Notes. Index. 291 pp
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PEACE PILGRIM: Her Life and Work in Her Own Words

by Friends of Peace Pilgrim

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Published
(1991.)
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Very good in glossy illustrated wrappers.
ISBN
9780943734019
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Santa FE, NM:: Ocean Tree Books,, (1991.). Very good in glossy illustrated wrappers.. Compact edition - paperback The story of a remarkable woman and her walking across the country from 1953 until her death in 1981. Illustrated with photographs. 204 pp.
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LOVE, HONOR & HANG ON.

by Owens, Thelma.

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Published
(1976)
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Near fine in very good dust jacket (name on front endpaper, some rubbing and wear to the dj)
ISBN
9780378021555
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$23.50

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Pasadena CA:: Ward Ritchie Press,, (1976). Near fine in very good dust jacket (name on front endpaper, some rubbing and wear to the dj). First printing. Humorous advice written for women on how to survive your husband's retirement - includes helpful suggestions on diverse topics such as hobbies, housing, hypochrondria, grooming, late-blooming romances, double beds, and budget management.… Read more
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SEX AND THE OFFICE GIRL.

by Brown, Helen Gurley.

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(1964)
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Very good in a good dust jacket (brief note on half title page, and underlining on one page, edgewear to the dj).
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New York:: Bernard Geis Associates / Random House,, (1964). Very good in a good dust jacket (brief note on half title page, and underlining on one page, edgewear to the dj).. First printing. Second book by the author of the best-selling "Sex and the Single Girl." One could describe this book as a compilation of "me, too"… Read more
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AMERICA'S WOMEN: Four Hundred Years of Dolls, Drudges, Helpmates, and Heroines.

by Collins, Gail.

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(2003)
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New York:: William H. Morrow,, (2003). Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.. Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. ) More than four centuries of women's history in the US. Collins "begins with the lost colony of Roanoke and the early southern 'tobacco brides'who came looking for a husband and sometimes - thanks to the stupendously high mortality rate -… Read more
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LIFE'S TOO SHORT TO FOLD FITTED SHEETS.

by Quinn, Lisa.

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Published
(2010)
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Fine in illustrated boards.
ISBN
9780811869935
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San Francisco:: Chronicle Books,, (2010). Fine in illustrated boards.. First printing. "A crash course in Slacker Chic 101. . Full of shortcuts and tricks for cleaning, decor, and entertaining,such as: the top 10 things you have to clean if you have company coming in 30 minutes; interior finishes that hide the most dirt; 17 meals made from… Read more
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MOTHERHOOD REALIZED: An Inspiring Anthology for the Hardest Job You'll Ever Love.

by Power of Moms; Julia Jacobsen, signed.

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(2014)
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Fine in illustrated wrappers.
ISBN
9781939629074
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Familius,, (2014). Fine in illustrated wrappers.. Trade paperback. A collection of essays by mothers who describe both the joys of motherhood and ways of handling the difficulties. SIGNED by one of the contributors, Julia Jacobsen, on the first page with the words "The power is in you!" Bibliography. 191 pp.
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