Books tagged: womens history

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Peace Pilgrim: Walking Her Talk Against Hate
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,160. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical, Fiction » Inspirational
Imagine giving up everything you own and walking across the country…for 28 years! Meet Peace Pilgrim (1908-1981). With only the clothes on her back and no money, she crossed the U.S. seven times on foot, spreading her message of peace. She touched tens of thousands of lives, one step at a time. Never heard of her? Read the book and you’ll never forget her! Includes photos, glossary, reader's guide
Spies! Women in the Civil War
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 18,110. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
Spies! Women in the Civil War tells the thrilling stories of women who served as spies for the North and for the South, including Harriet Tubman who led Union troops on raids up the Combahee River and Belle Boyd who provided information to Confederate generals. Smart, brave, committed, and clever, the women spies were undaunted by the risks of getting shot, arrested, imprisoned, even hanged.
The Brilliant Women Collection
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,810. Language: British English. Published: December 6, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Feminism & Feminist Theory, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
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‘It is simply a celebration of those unselfish women who have forged ahead in their chosen field and raised awareness of women’s issues in the process. The consistent message in this book is: ‘be yourself’ and ‘never give up’. A nice inspiring read.’ ‘It’s a tonic for young and old… one to recommend to your daughters when they are making life decisions.’
Fasten Your Seat Belts! History and Heroism in the Pan Am Cabin
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.
In Search of the English Female Identity
Price: Free! Words: 28,220. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Study & teaching
In this first volume we look; without prejudice from Pre-historic law of strength, through to the all-encompassing links of Plato’s ‘Great Chain of Being’ and how the determined efforts of a few powerful “women hating” men impacted on the lives of females throughout the then known world.
America - The Owner's Manual: How Your Country Really Works and How to Keep It Running
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 28,820. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Essay » Political
America - The Owner's Manual offers historical perspective on modern America, a must for thoughtful, informed citizenship. The book comprises posts from Professor Harvey Asher's even-handed and respected blog. Essays include "Politics As Usual," "American Capitalism: Moving Beyond Blind Faith," and "Immigration and the Myth of the One True American," plus sage advice on "Really Reading the News."
Land Beyond Maps
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 98,040. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Historical » USA
Land Beyond Maps tells of lesbians and their friends in Santa Fe and the Navajolands through the boom and bust of 1929, based on the true story of Laura Gilpin (1891-1979), considered America’s most distinguished woman landscape photographer. Ambitious archaeologists, zealous missionaries, quietly forceful Navajo women, and overeager tourists intensify this fast-paced historical novel.
World War II London Blitz Diary, Volume Two, 1941
Series: World War ll London Blitz Diaries, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 82,620. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Family history
This Diary was written during the World War two London Blitz years by a woman experiencing the nightly terrifying bombings. The diary reveals what the average Londoner experienced during that time; events that today have been forgotten or lost to younger generations. This is volume two of a four volume series written by Ruby Alice Side Thompson.
Satellites Out of Orbit
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 61,460. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2011 by Magenta. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » Feminist
(3.00)
Includes Soliloquies: the lady doth indeed protest, Thus Saith Eve, UnMythed, Deare Sister, and Snow White Gets Her Say.
Deare Sister
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,090. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2011 by Magenta. Categories: Fiction » Alternative history, Fiction » Women's fiction » Feminist
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This work of fiction consists of letters that might have been written by Lady Godiva, Milton’s daughter, Rubens’ model, Mozart’s mother, Freud’s wife, Plato’s students, and others – assuming a feminist consciousness. (What would they say?)