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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.
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.
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.
Hope, Faith & Empathy by Monique Gray Smith
Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 54,630. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration, Nonfiction » Social Science » Women's studies
Hope, Faith & Empathy is the story of Tilly, a young Indigenous woman growing up in Canada, and the individuals who helped shape her life, her survival and her irrepressible spirit. Together, they tell a unique perspective of history rooted in strength, resiliency and hope. Woven throughout the book are stories, humour, wisdom and thought provoking teachings.Hope, Faith and Empathy is relevant, in
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.
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.
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!
Feminine Mysticism: the Secrets of the Empowered Feminine by Maetreyii Nolan, PhD.
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 105,930. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2016 by Ananda Gurukula Publishing. 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
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.
Blood, Bullets and Bodies by Imani M. Tafari-Ama
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 169,360. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2017 by Beaten Track Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Women's studies, Nonfiction » Social Science » Violence in Society
The true story of Blood, Bullets and Bodies: a critical multimedia exposé of the historical circumstances that have made crime and violence – bullets, blood and dead bodies – the number one problem in late 20th and early 21st century Jamaica.
Luminescent Threads: Octavia E. Butler by Alexandra Pierce & Mimi Mondal
Price: Free! Words: 109,340. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2017 by Twelfth Planet Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Women's studies, Nonfiction » Social Science » Black studies (global)
Luminescent Threads celebrates Octavia E. Butler, with original essays and letters to Butler.
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.
Islands of Women and Amazons: Representations and Realities by Batya Weinbaum
Price: $60.00 USD. Words: 109,530. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2017 by Femspec Journal. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend, Nonfiction » Social Science » Women's studies
An ethnohistoric study of women and islands, this book covers the Amazons and their varied histories.
The Stories We Tell: Classic True Tales by America's Greatest Women Journalists by Patsy Sims
Price: $10.99 USD. Words: 153,080. Language: American English. Published: November 1, 2017 by The Sager Group. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Social Science » Women's studies
The Stories We Tell celebrates the work of twenty women who have made major contributions to the cannon of American non-fiction, including Joan Didion, Susan Orlean, Lillian Ross, Janet Malcolm, and Gloria Steinem. Says Kirkus: "The caliber of work makes this collection a master class in the sort of long-form journalism that is published in magazines...An engrossing anthology."