Books tagged: womens history

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Clarina Nichols: Frontier Crusader for Women's Rights
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 43,950. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2016 by Quindaro Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Women, Nonfiction » History » Biography
The true story of the world's first women's rights movement — and the forgotten pioneer who moved that movement to the West. Diane Eickhoff's beloved biography of Clarina Nichols is available for the first time in an edition for young readers.
Feminine Mysticism: the Secrets of the Empowered Feminine
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
Girls: A History of Growing Up Female in America
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 32,500. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
"Girls: A History of Growing Up Female in America" tells the stirring stories of a diverse group of American girls, highlighting their spirit, their will, their courage, and their contributions. Images, Chronology, Statues of Girls, Source Note, Bibliography/Webliography. The 2016 ebook is a revised edition of the bestselling, awarding-winning book with the same title (Scholastic, 2000).
Memoirs: Life on the Farm for the Seven Jordan Sisters 1890 to 1919
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 105,930. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2016 by Carolyn Dale. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In thirty-one episodes that read like short stories, Ella P. Jordan Dale writes with charm and humor authentic to the era about the Jordan family's farm near Mount St. Helens from 1890 to 1919. Vivid details recount daily life and adventures, and accompanying essays place the farm and family within the pioneer history of Washington State.
Beyond the Underground: Aunt Harriet, Moses of Her People
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 85,800. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2015 by Sankofa Media Holdings, LLC.. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history
By Joyce Stokes Jones and Michele Jones Galvin Descendants of Harriet Tubman tell the story of the famed abolitionist within the context of their family lineage. This creative nonfiction work is an intricate mix of family lore, memoir, and historical reconstruction that captures the life of the Greatest Conductor of the Underground Railroad in a way that separates it from academic works.
Coming to Las Vegas, A True Tale of Sex, Drugs & Sin City in the 70s
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 71,860. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
This memoir tells how the author arrived in Las Vegas in 1973 to join a circus, opened the new MGM Grand Hotel/Casino as a cocktail waitress and, among other adventures, experienced a city-wide Culinary Union strike. Each story told in this memoir—of the Martin Scorsese “Casino” era of Las Vegas—is true, and many of them are humorous as well as outrageous.
Bluestockings Beware: Cultural Backlash and the Reconfiguration of the Witch in Popular Nineteenth-Century Literature. Femspec Issue 6.2, 2005
Price: $15.00 USD. Words: 10,450. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2015 by Femspec Journal. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Women's studies, Essay » Literature
The author “decided to view four nineteenth century short stories that reflect this cultural linkage through the looking glass of narratives of American witch-hunting, Puritan theology, and the history of women’s changing roles in mid-nineteenth century America."
Amazing Women In History: Inspiring Stories Of 20 Women The History Books Left Out
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 17,940. Language: American English. Published: March 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » History » Biography
Read the stories of 20 amazing women in history, including pirate queen Sayyida al-Hurra, cross-dressing Civil War soldier Cathay Williams, bohemian artist Suzanne Valadon, and poet nun Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz.
Good Cop, Bad Daughter: Memoirs of an Unlikely Police Officer
Price: $15.95 USD. Words: 80,560. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Law enforcement
Good Cop, Bad Daughter is an often humorous, poignant adventure story of Karen’s journey from pot-smoking Cal student to SF street cop. Recounting the story of the first female cops in SF, she reflects on life with her bi-polar mother, and comes to realize her chaotic past unwittingly provided the perfect foundation for her chosen career.
HerStory
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 85,450. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history
HerStory is every clubwoman’s story. It is a microcosm of the evolution of women throughout the country for over 113 years.