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Women and the Republican Party, 1854-1924

by Gustafson, Melanie Susan

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Hermit Hill Books
Published
2001
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First printing
ISBN
9780252026881
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$39.00

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Urbana and Chicago: University of Illinois Press, 2001. First printing. Hardcover. Near Fine/very good+. Blue cloth boards with silver spine lettering. Dj has small closed tear at top edge and minor edgewear. Clean and tight, no markings. This book "presents the complex interplay of partisan and nonpartisan activity, the fierce debates among women about the best way to… Read more
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Politics of Domesticity:Women, Evangelism, and Temperance in Nineteenth-Century Ameria

by Epstein, Barbara Leslie

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Hermit Hill Books
Published
1981
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780819550507
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$25.00

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Middletown, Connecticut: Wesleyan Univerity Press, 1981. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good. Epstein shows that women's religious activity during the 18th & 19th centuries gave rise to a "proto-feminism" that combined protest against female subordination with a commitment to Victorian morality, which also provided pradoxically the grounds for women's self-assertion. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.… Read more
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Sketches From My Past: Encounters with India's Oppressed

by Varma, Mahadevi

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Hermit Hill Books
Published
1994
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Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9781555531980
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$15.00

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Boston: Northeastern University Press, 1994. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. Translated by Neera Kuckreja Sohoni. Indian writer and social activist Mahadevi Varma weaves her memoirs around other peoples' lives, rather than her own, in this dramatically powerful collection of real-life portraits of oppressed women and other deprived members of Indian society. Minor soiling on white portion… Read more
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Remembered Gate: Origins of American Feminism: The Woman & the City 1800-1860

by Berg, Barbara J.

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Hermit Hill Books
Published
1978
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780195022803
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$25.00

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New York: Oxford Univerity Press, 1978. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good. Red cloth boards. Head/heel of spine lightly bumped. Dj has edgewear. In protective mylar jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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Educated American Women: Self-Portraits

by Ginzberg, Eli and Alice M. Yohalem

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Hermit Hill Books
Published
1966
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Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$8.50

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New York: Columbia University Press, 1966. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good. This volume contains, 26 frank, lively, thoughful life histories of women who attended graduate or professional school after World War II. Green cloth boards with gilt spine lettering. Endpapers slightly discolored. Residue from large label or library pocket (?) on rear free endpaper. No other library… Read more
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Words in Our Pockets: The Feminist Writers Guild Handbook on How To Gain Power, Get Published & Get Paid

by West, Celeste (editor)

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Hermit Hill Books
Published
1985
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Second Edition
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Paradise, California: Dustbooks, 1985. Second Edition. Trade Paperback. Very Good/No Jacket. Black cover with red lettering. Black cover shows rubbing. Otherwise clean and tight. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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Cost of Competence: Why Inequality Causes Depression, Eating Disorders, and Illness in Women

by Silverstein, Brett and Deborah Perlick

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Hermit Hill Books
Published
1995
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780195069860
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$8.50

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New York: Oxford, 1995. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. The authors argue that rather than simply labeling individual women as, say, anorexic or depressed, it is time to look harder at the widespread prejudices within our society and child-rearing practices that lead thousands of young women to equate thinness with competence and success, and femininity with… Read more
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Rahel Varnhagen: a Portrait

by Key, Ellen

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Hermit Hill Books
Published
1913
Condition
Good+
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$20.00

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New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1913. Hard Cover. Good+/No Jacket. Blue cloth boards. Translated from the Swedish by Arthur G. Chater, and with an introduction by Havelock Ellis. Frontis is engraved portrait of Rahel Varnhagen. Gold lettering on spine is rubbed as are the edges of the spine. Front ins ide hinge has started. Owner's bookplate on front… Read more
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Guide to Domestic Happiness and The Refuge

by Giles, William

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Hermit Hill Books
Published
1804
Condition
Good
Edition
First American Edition
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$115.00

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New Haven: Increase Cooke & Co., 1804. First American Edition. Hard Cover. Good/No Jacket as Issued. Two volumes bound together. The Guide to Domestic Happiness is first American edition, from the fifth London edition, and The Refuge (1805), sixth edition. Each has etching frontis which has left a shadow image on title page. Minor foxing. Some insect damage… Read more
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Women of South Africa: Their Fight for Freedom

by Lazar, Carol

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Hermit Hill Books
Published
1993
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Printing
ISBN
9780821219348
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Boston: Bulfinch Press / Little, Brown, 1993. First Printing. Trade Paperback. Very Good/No Jacket as Issued. Peter Magubane. Full of memorable and moving black and white photos. Corners slightly curled and minor shelfwear. Remainder mark on bottom edge. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.
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