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Te Awa Atua: Menstruation in the Precolonial Maori World by nandor
Price: $24.99 USD. Words: 47,080. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Ethnic studies, Nonfiction » Social Science » Women's studies
Te Awa Atua is a ground-breaking study of menstruation in pre-colonial Māori society. By examining Māori cosmologies, tribal histories, oral literatures, ceremonies and rites connecting Māori women to their pantheon of atua (deities), Ngāhuia Murphy unveils striking Indigenous constructs of womanhood that radically challenge notions of female inferiority and menstrual pollution.
Feminine Mysticism: the Secrets of the Empowered Feminine by Maetreyii Ma
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 105,930. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Women's studies
A huge perspective opens on these pages into the cosmic dance of feminine and masculine, the amazing unfolding of planetary and human evolution...Feminine Mysticism offers practical tools for deepening one's self-awareness and for tackling the challenges of everyday life. The Great Council of Grandmothers speaks the same message: It is time for all women to heal the world by becoming the powerful
The Other Side of the River by Eila Carrico
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 82,230. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2016 by Womancraft Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Social Science » Women's studies
A deep searching into the ways we become dammed and how we recover fluidity. A journey through memory and time, personal and shared landscapes to discover the source, the flow and the deltas of women and water. Part memoir, part manifesto, part travelogue and part love letter to myth and ecology, The Other Side of the River is an intricately woven tale of finding your flow ... and your roots.
Women on the Frontlines of Peace and Security with Foreword by Hillary Rodham Clinton and Leon Panetta - Women in the Military, Defense, Foreign Policy, NATO, Crisis, Special Operations Forces by Progressive Management
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 155,920. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Social Science » Women's studies
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique book discusses the issue of the role of women in the military, foreign policy, and peace efforts.
Ingredients of Outliers: Women Game Changers by John Shufeldt
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 35,700. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Balancing work and family, Nonfiction » Social Science » Women's studies
This book is a kaleidoscope look at the lives of women who have humbly and tenaciously pushed past bristly beginnings and daunting opposition to improve systems and circumstances for those in their midst. They have defended the innocent, nurtured selflessly, and proceeded graciously, yet fearlessly past what they thought was possible.
Letters to Tiptree by Alexandra Pierce & Alisa Krasnostein
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 89,390. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2015 by Twelfth Planet Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Feminism & Feminist Theory, Nonfiction » Social Science » Women's studies
In celebration of the 100th anniversary of Alice Sheldon’s birth, and in recognition of the enormous influence of both James Tiptree Jr (Sheldon's pen name) and Sheldon herself on the field, Twelfth Planet Press has published a selection of thoughtful letters written by science fiction and fantasy’s writers, editors, critics and fans to celebrate and recognise her work.
Tots (Dedicated to the A-Team) by Vanessa A. Redwood
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 53,950. Language: Australian English. Published: May 20, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Women's studies, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
Life as an A-cup (Or AAA..is that even on the scale?) in an uncensored and unclassified manner. Do you share similar experiences? Are you able to resonate with the woes of having tiny tots? Whether it be you; your best friend (BFF to be precise); your sister; or your colleague who have cried out “Why me?” “Why do I deserve these molehills?” The A-team deserve a platform to be heard and spoken for!
Daughters of Distance by Vanessa Runs
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 81,000. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Running & jogging, Nonfiction » Social Science » Women's studies
What does it mean to be a female in endurance sport? Hundreds of women open up about their realities as athletes, wives, girlfriends and mothers. From the intimacy of the bedroom to the community of competition, some of these stories will encourage and uplift. Others will surprise and infuriate. Welcome to the beautiful and complicated world of strong women.
The Evolution of Her: Redefining Your Beliefs about Your Feminine Identity by Heather Stanislaus
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 28,790. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / General, Nonfiction » Social Science » Women's studies
A fascinating evolution of identity is occurring in which women everywhere are redefining themselves. The Evolution of Her describes how we can take part in this thrilling cultural movement by living the lives we want instead of following society’s prescriptive life plan.
Half a Piece of Cloth: The Courage of Africa's Countless Widows by Jane Crane
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 71,820. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa, Nonfiction » Social Science » Women's studies
Riveting first-hand accounts from widows in seven African countries, many young with young children, exposing their desperate circumstances and courage. 'In tune with the African way of telling stories. Once I started reading, it was hard to put down.' From the Introduction by Emily Onyango of Kenya.
Mujeres por la independencia by Sebastian Alaniz
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 20,180. Language: Spanish. Published: January 16, 2014 by LD Books - Lectorum. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Mexico, Nonfiction » Social Science » Women's studies
Esta obra fue escrita para que, a través de la fidelidad y de la amenidad con que su autor nos cuenta los sucesos de la Guerra de Independencia de México, sus heroínas sean como personajes cercanos. En estas páginas el lector encontrará la historia de todas aquellas mujeres, conocidas o anónimas, cuyo valor y fortaleza trascendio el que su nombre se haya esfumado en los campos de batalla.
Las desafiantes. Cuatro mujeres que avanzaron sobre la injusticia, la mediocridad y el prejuicio by Monica Berestein
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 37,240. Language: Spanish. Published: January 10, 2014 by LD Books - Lectorum. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » Social Science » Women's studies
Este libro relata la vida de cuatro mujeres que avanzaron sobre la injusticia, la mediocridad y el prejuicio: Katherine Mansfield, Dolores Ibarruri, Anna Ajmatova y Margaret Mead.
One Woman’s Voice: And How Using Yours Can Start a Revolution by Christine Oneto
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 20,250. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Women's studies
“We can have no ‘New Deal’ until large groups of people– particularly women– begin to have a revolution in thought.” (Eleanor Roosevelt) Written to help facilitate today's women in shaping the next generation into the leaders of tomorrow-simply by speaking up: intelligently & often! With a companion website for women to voice their opinions, this collective Women's Voice can come about, now.
Mysteries in The Quilter's Quarters: Book 1, The Quilter's Quarters by Terry Crawford Palardy
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 23,150. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Nonfiction » Social Science » Women's studies
The Quilter's Quarters is part memoir, part story, part how-to and part journal. The book contains brief stories of several quilts. It also introduces Helen and Henry, and elderly, happily married couple who own a small toy and quilt shop. This first issue includes the first mystery they will encounter through the series. The print version includes a full color photo album of thirty quilts.
The Islamic Law of Inheritance as a Formative Agent in Muslim Society. Also the Rejection of Aristotlean Logic by Carol M. Fuller
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 38,650. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Islamic law, Nonfiction » Social Science » Women's studies
Makes clear connections between the law of inheritance and the lag in prosperity and other acomplishments by Muslim peoples. The origins of low status of women are traced. Why Western inheritance is pro-prosperity. Second part of book tells astounding early progress of Muslim scientists, then rejection of logic of Greeks causing precipitous decline in scientific advances and in amending laws.
The Sweeter Science: A Look at Women's Boxing by Thomas Gerbasi
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 66,260. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boxing, Nonfiction » Social Science » Women's studies
Award-winning boxing writer Thomas Gerbasi takes a look at the often unappreciated sport of women's boxing with this collection of stories featuring profiles of Christy Martin, Laila Ali, Lucia Rijker, Mia St. John, and Holly Holm, along with in-depth features on some of the most compelling athletes you may have never heard of.
The Bloomers: Wise Women Creating a New World by A. J. White
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 49,300. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Women's studies, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / Success
The Bloomers book empowers women over 50 to claim their creative authority using an energetic spiritual matrix to gain self-awareness. The Bloomer woman is smart, sassy, and very savvy… the new power broker . . . but invisible until now. The mission of The Bloomers is to offer a wakeup call for women to create a world based on feminine principles using the “fire in her belly” to create change.
Grandeza de ser mujer by Enrique Villarreal
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 32,350. Language: Spanish. Published: December 20, 2012 by LD Books - Lectorum. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Women's studies, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration
En este libro, el autor ha recopilado las más importantes opiniones y aforismos de célebres figuras de la cultura mundial, así como pequeñas biografías de mujeres que han sobresalido históricamente. El autor también nos comparte sus propios pensamientos y definiciones de lo que significa ser mujer.
Fasten Your Seat Belts! History and Heroism in the Pan Am Cabin by valerie lester
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 115,370. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Women's studies
Fasten Your Seat Belts! is the first history of an airline told in the voices of its flight attendants. Through hundreds of interviews, Valerie Lester has collected the heroic, tragic, and sometimes comic adventures of Pan Am's pioneer cabin crews from 1928-1991. At last here is a book that reveals the immense contribution made by flight attendants to the history of aviation.
The Princess Protocol by iscis malone
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 67,540. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration, Nonfiction » Social Science » Women's studies
What do feminists and princesses have in common? Both tend to be misrepresented and misunderstood in public media. Being a feminist is no more about women hating men or wanting to replace them than being a princess is about Prince Charming or castle towers. The Princess Protocol, explores "princess" as a vital benchmark in a woman’s overall development and personal empowerment.