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"Gossip" (Gossip) A Spoken History of Women in the North

By Mary Crnkovich (editor)

Ottawa, Ont.: Canadian Arctic Resources Committee. Near Fine. 1990. First Edition. Softcover. 0919996442 . Excellent condition. Pages clean and unmarked. Cover has light scuffing and very light wear at corners. 289 pages. Feminist researcher, Mary Crnkovich, has assembled a varied collection of writings and reflections that not only reveal the concerns of northern women but also serve to confirm the place of women's work at the centre of northern life.... (562,0614) ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 289 pages .

$18.95

THE DANDELION SPIRIT
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THE DANDELION SPIRIT

By M. L. Gallagher

Calgary, AB: Ward 8 Press. Very Good+. 2006. First Edition. Softcover. 0973680172 . Excellent condition, clean and unmarked other than a couple tiny light edge stains seen. Cover has light corner wear and slight curling of corners. The Dandelion Spirit tells one woman's courageous journey away from abuse and into her one true self. With aching honesty she illuminates her path back to life and leaves a trail for others to follow. One step at a time. (428-noto) ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

$17.95

OFF THE PEDESTAL New Women in the Art of Homer, Chase, and Sargent
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OFF THE PEDESTAL New Women in the Art of Homer, Chase, and Sargent

By Connor, Holly Pyne (editor)

Rutgers University Press. Very Good+. 2006. First Edition. Softcover. 0813536979 . Ex-library book, but still in great condition - sturdy laminated cover and usual ex-lib type markings. Pages clean and tight, no markings. Cover has light scuffing and slight edgewear. Beautifully illustrated in colour and b/w. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 176 pages; Pictures of women portrayed as professional, athletic, and intellectual seem common to us today, but until the late nineteenth century, such representations of strong, self-reliant women were virtually, if not completely, absent from the visual arts and literature. Off the Pedestal is the first book to explore the radical change that occurred in the representation of women immediately after the Civil War. Three critical essays draw on the visual culture of the period to show how the collapse of slavery in the United States brought issues of subordination and autonomy to the surface for women in much the same way that it did for blacks. As women began attending college in greater numbers, entering professions previously dominated by men, and demanding greater personal freedom, these "new women" were featured more frequently in the visual arts and in a manner that made it clear that they had ambitions outside the domestic sphere. The complexity and pervasiveness of these women fascinated many of the most well known painters, illustrators, and writers of the time, including Winslow Homer, Mary Cassatt, John Singer Sargent, William Merritt Chase, Charles Dana Gibson, Henry James, Edith Wharton, and William Dean Howells. The women represented in works by these and other artists reflected those who, in life, were becoming liberated from the confines of the home and the sole company of their husbands and children. They were portrayed riding bicycles, hiking in the mountains, reading books and newspapers, and working as professionals. The depiction of female self-reliance, however, was not uniform throughout all visual media. Although painters and authors tended to portray these women positively, illustrators and photographers often vilified or satirized them. Among these negative stereotypes one could find the "manly" new woman-a contested figure whose appearance in journalism and elsewhere pointed to underlying social anxiety and demonstrated a widespread backlash against female empowerment. The medical community also condemned new women by arguing that females who studied or exercised vigorously would become sick, insane, or even sterile, thus threatening the welfare of the country. Featuring more than seventy color and black-and-white images, Off the Pedestal is an engaging and informative window into the ways that identities and attitudes are forged on the stage of visual culture. The book will accompany the traveling exhibition of the same name, which will open at the Newark Museum in the spring of 2006. (775) .

$14.95

THE WEAKER VESSEL Woman's Lot In Seventeenth Century England

By Fraser, Antonia

Methuen. Very Good+. 1985. First Edition. Softcover. 0413543609 . Very nice, clean, tight condition. Pages are unmarked. B/w illus. Cover has light edge/corner wear and a scratch on spine area. Winner of the Wolfson prize for history in 1984 . By looking at women's lot between the death of one reigning queen and the ascension of another, it draws attention to the many changes which have affected women's position in society since 1700..... (386not) ; Illustrated; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 576 pages; .

$4.50

LIVING THE CHANGES
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LIVING THE CHANGES

By Joan Turner (Ed)

University of Manitoba Press. Very Good. 1990. First Edition. Softcover. 0887556248 . Clean, tight condition. Cover has light scuffing, light edge/corner wear. Internal pages are unmarked other than small address stamp at front. "Living the Changes explores the nature and extent of women's changing realities. The contributors include writers, artists, academics, street kids, and social workers, and range in age from 9 to 73. They express their experience in a wide variety of forms, from essay to memoir, polemic to poetry, music and art. Their topics reflect the diversity and complexity of the concerns of contemporary women--birthing and aging, body image, culture, drugs, violence, sexual abuse, prostitution, reproductive technology, and spirituality, among others. " [459-noto]; 8vo .

$11.95

SEIZING THE APPLE A Feminist Spirituality of Personal Growth
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SEIZING THE APPLE A Feminist Spirituality of Personal Growth

By Carmody, Denise L.

New York: Crossroad. Very Good; New am uk only @20, used 31, avg. 6-12. "Can Christianity . provide a resource for a feminist lifeway? Yes, says the author, despite . its patriarchal detritus, the Christian tradition can still offer the . saving wisdom, the healing and elevation for which women today are . hungering. By creatively employing the insights of recent feminist . psychologists, novelists, and what she calls the new transcendentalist . school of Lonergan, Voegelin, and Rahner, Denise Lardner Carmody offers us . a distinctly feminist spirituality-one characterized by self-transcendence . or personal growth. ". 1984. Not First Edition. Softcover. 0824506529 . Internal pages clean & unmarked. Cover has some scuffing, light edgewear, corner curling. "Discusses the special meaning of the Christian tradition for women and examines prayer, work, politics, and family life from a feminist and religious point of view. " [298-osl] ; 8vo .

$5.50

SOMETIMES I WAKE UP GRUMPY ... And Sometimes I Let Him Sleep
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SOMETIMES I WAKE UP GRUMPY ... And Sometimes I Let Him Sleep

By Linamen, Karen Scalf

Revell. Very Good+. 2001. First Edition. Softcover. 0800757459 . Excellent condition, clean & unmarked, a little corner curling. In the laugh-a-minute tradition of her best-seller, Just Hand Over the Chocolate, Linamen again mixes a potion that helps women find the inner strength to embrace it all. [osl-240]; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 160 pages .

$3.50

WOMEN OF THE FOREST
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WOMEN OF THE FOREST

By Ormson, Linda J.

Calgary, AB: Warm Thoughts Publishing. Very Good+. 1996. First Edition. Hardcover. 0969390017 . Signed by author on title page. Excellent condition, light edge & corner wear to cover, no internal markings. "Women...like the forest ... Have cycles and seasons. Linda Ormson weaves a delightful and empowering tale of four middle-aged women on a journey of self-discovery. During their weekly hike west of Calgary, the women are gifted with a unique learning experience from Mother Earth. These adventures promote a special bond among the Women of the Forest..." (*shipping will be reduced after checkout to all locations) [osl-192]; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Signed by Author .

$13.50

WILDFIRE Igniting the She/volution
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WILDFIRE Igniting the She/volution

By Sonia Johnson

NM: Wildfire Books. Near Fine;. 1989. Not First Edition. Softcover. 1877617008 . Very nice condition - pages intact and clean other than previous owner's name written on endpage, a little scuffing and slight edgewear to cover. "Let's call upon the women who preceded us and those who will yet live to hold us safe as wel love one another in the midst of unspeakable peril, and command the fierce powers of earth and ocean, sky and fire, to be with each brave band of us as we become one more flame in the wildfire of womanspirit that is blazing through the universe...." [350-osl]; 8vo .

$7.50

OLDER WOMEN IN RECOVERY Sharing Experience, Strength and Hope

By Larimore, Helen

Health Communications. Good. 1992. Softcover. Ex-library book with laminated cover & usual type markings. Internal pages tight and clean other than light stain/light wrinkling to upper corner. There is some moderate soiling to outer edge of pages. Good reading copy. "You can stop regretting the irretrievable past...enjoy the rest of your life, starting today "This positive guide for women shows how to regain a sense of personal value and find beauty in the process of aging. ". [335-osl]; 8vo .

$4.50

TOO MANY MEN ON THE ICE Women's Hockey in North America
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TOO MANY MEN ON THE ICE Women's Hockey in North America

By Avery, Joanna & Stevens, Julie

Victoria, B. C.: Polestar Book Publishers. Very Good+. 1997. First Edition. Softcover. 189609533X . Great condition, illustrated. Light edge & corner wear, light scuffing to cover. Internal pages are clean & tight other than name written on 1st page & some erased pencil markings. 286 pages. Description: Through research, interviews, and profiles, this book tells the story of 100 years of women's hockey. Endorsed by the Canadian Hockey Association Too Many Men On The Ice will inspire budding Haley Wickenheysers. [401-osl]; 8vo .

$9.95

CAST THE FIRST STONE The World of Prostitution

By Murtagh, Judge John M. & Harris, Sara

Mcgraw Hill. Very Good. 1957. Softcover. McGraw Hill, copyright 1957, later reprint. Cover differs from stock photo shown. Pages clean and unmarked except for name written and a smart amount of underlining on first endpage. Cover has light edge and corner wear, a little edge rubbing, age tanning. Studies the world of prostitution as it exists in America today. Here are the inhabitants of this world - the customers, pimps, vice-squad cops, and the girls themselves. What are the language, customs, mores, traditions and taboos that govern this world and how does the law deal with them? A candid & dispassionate examination of the oldest profession. [347noto] ; 8vo .

$6.50

IN MEMORY OF HER A Feminist Theological Reconstruction of Christian Origins
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IN MEMORY OF HER A Feminist Theological Reconstruction of Christian Origins

By Elisabeth Schussler Fiorenza

Crossroad Publishing. Good. 1984. Softcover. 0824506677 . Pages clean and intact other than a few pages with highlighting and pencil underlining. Light soiling outer edge of pages. Cover has moderate edge and corner wear, corner curling, scuffing to cover. Book has a rear pocket but no other indication of this being a library book. 357 pages. "Theologian Elisabeth Schussler Fiorenza's groundbreaking work in which she reexamines the origins of Christianity through the lens of contemporary feminist assumptions. "; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

$11.95

WOMEN & CHURCH LEADERSHIP
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WOMEN & CHURCH LEADERSHIP

By Howe, E. Margaret

Zondervan. Very Good+. 1982. Softcover. 031044571X . Very nice, clean, tight condition. Minor edgewear to cover. Pages clean and unmarked except for two small address stamps on endpage. Traces the journey of women in the church - from early history to today. She examines writings and events which have influenced the church in its attitudes towards women and shows how patterns are changing with regard to leadership roles. (285os) ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

$8.00

SILHOUETTES AGAINST THE SNOW Profiles of Canadian Defenders of Life
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SILHOUETTES AGAINST THE SNOW Profiles of Canadian Defenders of Life

By Petrasek, Grace

Toronto: Interim Publishing. Near Fine. 1991. First Edition. Softcover. 0969298846 . Excellent condition, clean, no markings, very light wear to corners. B/w photos. 194 pages. A biography of the men and women involved in the pro-life movement in Canada. The author has been a volunteer in pro-life work for many years & founder and first president of R. E. A. L. Women of Canada. [os ]; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

$11.00

WOMEN OF OLD HAWAII

By Mrantz, Maxine

Aloha Graphics. Very Good. 1976. Softcover. Stapled booklet. Light edge & corner wear, light creasing to rear, light soiling one upper corner. Internal pages very good. Illustrated. The life and times of outstanding women in Hawaiian history including Queen Kaahumanu, Chiefess Kapiolani, Queen Emma, Bernice Pauahi Bishop, Princess Kaiulani & Queen Liliuokalani. (*shipping will be reduced on this lighter book) ; 8vo; 39 pages .

$5.80

STANDING ON NEW GROUND Women in Alberta, Alberta Nature and Culture Series
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STANDING ON NEW GROUND Women in Alberta, Alberta Nature and Culture Series

By Cavanaugh, Catherine A. & Warne, Randi R. (editors)

University of Alberta. Near Fine. 1993. First Edition. Softcover. 088864258x . Very nice condition, clean, tight and unmarked. Very light edge/corner wear, a little upturning to corners, price sticker on rear. B/w photos. 202 pages. Alberta women have helped shape and develop the province's landscape for generations. This book explores the activities and contributions that Alberta women have made to prairie culture...various authors contribute. (400-noto) ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

$10.95

FEARLESS, the Complete Personal Safety Guide for Women
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FEARLESS, the Complete Personal Safety Guide for Women

By Paul Henry Danylewich

University of Toronto Press. Very Good+. 2001. First Edition. Softcover. 0802081126 . Ex-library book, but still ing reat condition - sturdy laminated cover and usual ex-lib type markings. Only light wear overall, pages clean and intact. B/w photos. 118 pages. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; (*photo shown is a stock photo). "Fearless: The Complete Personal Safety Guide for Women" is an extensive manual that offers a unique balance of practical advice on personal safety and an array of self-defence strategies, with an academic exploration of the psychology of offenders and victims. While presenting the reader with detailed self-defence material, including strategies for safety awareness and effective physical and non-physical resistance techniques, Paul Henry Danylewich investigates the social patterns of sexual assault and domestic violence using the material from interviews with 50 sex offenders, as well as the resources provided by law enforcement agencies, rape crisis centres, hospitals, and public safety organizations in North America...." (385os) .

$9.50

DESPITE THE ODDS Essays on Canadian Women and Science
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DESPITE THE ODDS Essays on Canadian Women and Science

By Ainley, Marianne Gosztonyi (editor)

Montreal: Vehicule Press. Very Good. 1990. First Edition. Softcover. 0919890962 . Cover has light edge and corner wear, light soiling to outer edge of pages, a few small scratches/indentations on front cover (indents can be seen on first few pages). Pages clean and unmarked except for previous owner's name on first page and a few small pencil/ink markings (fairly minimal). B/w photos. ; 8vo; 452 pages; This is the first book to address the status of Canadian women in the sciences from a historical and contemporary perspective. Essays on women in medicine, sociology, pharmacy and the natural sciences provide insights about our pioneer women scientists. Contemporary concerns are examined such as the career goals of female science students, gender separatism, and feminist research into genetic hazards in the workplace. (700) .

$11.50

SHOOTING SPORTS FOR WOMEN A Practical Guide to Shotgunning & Riflery for  the Outdoorswoman
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SHOOTING SPORTS FOR WOMEN A Practical Guide to Shotgunning & Riflery for the Outdoorswoman

By Morrow, Laurie and..

St. Martin's Press. Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket. 1996. First Edition. Hardcover. 0312147333 . Ex-library book, but still in great condition - laminated cover and usual ex-lib type markings. Clean and tight pages, overall wear is very light. B/w illustrations. 268 pages. ; 8vo; This is the first book written especially for women interested in the shotgun and rifle sports. This comprehensive guide covers the fundamentals for beginners and provides the accomplished outdoorswoman with a wealth of valuable information about her specific sport. Includes equipment, techniques, and safety for hunting and non-hunting sports, plus a directory of associations, outfitters, and shooting preserves. [700] .

$9.95

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