Books tagged: womens history

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Martha Matilda Harper and the American Dream...How One Woman Changed the Face of Modern Business
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 52,650. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography
Learn how a 19th century servant Martha Matilda Harper transformed her life and the lives of other poor women by creating modern franchising. With franchises worldwide, British royalty, the Kennedy clan, George Bernard Shaw, presidents of the United States all became her devoted clientele. Harper's life provides a blueprint for business success and how to use business for social change.
Shooting Star: The First Attempt By A Woman To Reach Hawaii By Air
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 30,280. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography
Shooting Star is the story of Mildred Doran, who, in 1927 set her sights on becoming the first woman to fly from the West Coast of the United States to Hawaii, a distance of 2,400 miles. She was a participant in the Dole Transpacific Air Race, which promised fame and fortune to the first aviator to land at Honolulu from Oakland, California. You know about Amelia Earhart, now learn about Mildred.
Deare Sister
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,110. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2011 by Magenta. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Alternative history, Fiction » Women's fiction » Feminist
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?)
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
Includes Soliloquies: the lady doth indeed protest, Thus Saith Eve, UnMythed, Deare Sister, and Snow White Gets Her Say.
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.
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.
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."
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.
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.
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
‘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.’