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A Flourishing Yin:

by Charlotte Furth

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March 5, 1999
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Good
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9780520208292
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Condition: clean copy. Content: This book brings the study of gender to Chinese medicine and in so doing it contextualized Chinese medicine in history. It examines the rick but neglected tradition of 'fuke,' or medicine for women, over the seven hundred years between the Song and the end of the Ming dynasty. Using medical classics, popular handbooks, case histories, and belle… Read more
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Throughout Your Generations Forever Sacrifice, Religion, and Paternity

by Nancy Jay

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January 15, 1994
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Good
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9780226395739
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Condition: clean copy. Content: Why does sacrifice, more than any other major religious institution, depend on gender dichotomy? Why do so many societies oppose sacrifice to childbirth, and why are childbearing women so commonly excluded from sacrificial practices? In this feminist study of relations between sacrifice, gender, and social organization, the author reveals sacrifice as a remedy for having been born… Read more
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The Scottish Suffragettes (Scotªs Lives)

by Leah Leneman

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August 2000
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9781901663402
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The popular depiction of the women's suffrage movement is often London-based with 'suffragettes' chaining themselves to railings, marching for the cause, breaking windows, getting arrested and being forcibly fed by prison authorities. But the movement was more widespread than this might suggest. Throughout the country, as support grew, Scottish women were also playing an important part in the campaign for… Read more
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Women on the Margins Three Seventeenth-Century Lives

by Natalie Zemon Davis

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April 25, 1997
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9780674955219
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Sound clean copy. As she did with Martin Guerre, Natalie Zemon Davis here retrieves individual lives from historical obscurity to give us a window onto the early modern world. As women living in the seventeenth century, Glikl bas Judah Leib, Marie de l'Incarnation, and Maria Sibylla Merian, equally remarkable though very different, were not queens or noblewomen, their every move… Read more
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Ascent of Woman A History of the Suffragette Movement

by Melanie Phillips

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November 1, 2004
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9780349116600
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The story of the fight to gain the vote for women is about much more than a peripheral if picturesque skirmish around the introduction of universal suffrage. It is an explosive story of social and sexual revolutionary upheaval, and one which has not yet ended. The movement for women's suffrage in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries prefigured to… Read more
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The Women's Institute

by Susan Cohen

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2011-08-23
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9780747810469
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When the first Women's Institute was formed in Llanfair, Wales in October 1915, no one could have foreseen how this small-scale experiment would grow to become, by the early twenty-first century, an organisation with a membership of approximately 205,000 in 6,500 branches in towns, cities and villages across Britain. The organization instilled a new and enterprising spirit into the life… Read more
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Nice copy read once. Jane Robinson's Bluestockings is the incredible story of the fight for female education in Britain. In 1869, when five women enrolled at university for the first time in British history, the average female brain was thought to be 150 grams lighter than a man's. Doctors warned that if women studied too hard their wombs would wither… Read more
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Postage will be reduced on this item after ordering. Booklet with staple binding. 45 pages. Photos on request
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Votes For Women (Women's and Gender History)

by Jane Purvis

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Published
January 2000
ISBN
9780415214599
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Prev owner name inked out otherwise sound copy light edge wear. Underlining on several approx 10 pages between 109-134 in green ink. Good reading copy. Priced to sell fair price of this often expensive book.
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Sound clean paperback volume 2
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