Women's Studies & Gender Studies

  • 'This Matter of Women is Getting Very Bad'

    'This Matter of Women is Getting Very Bad'

    Gender, Development and Politics in Colonial Lesotho

    By Marc Epprecht

    Exploring the historiography of the four decades prior to Lesotho's independence in 1966, this book highlights neglected Basotho women's voices, including those of nuns, politicians, chiefs, prostitutes, runaways and homemakers, thereby providing a challenge to the models of development, politics and...

    Paper - 9780869809532 - $ 39.95

  • A Day in May

    A Day in May

    Real Lives, True Stories

    By Charlie Bird

    Contributions by: Colm Toibin

    On May 23rd, 2015 the people of Ireland made history by becoming the first country in the world to introduce marriage equality by popular vote. The joyous scenes from Dublin Castle and across Ireland, as the historic vote was declared,...

    Cloth - 9781785370762 - $ 25.00

  • A Feminist Perspective on Opera Interpretation

    A Feminist Perspective on Opera Interpretation

    The Case of Richard Wagner's "Der fliegende Hollander"

    By Courtney W. Howland

    Drawing upon gender studies, musicology, German studies, and literary theory, this book develops a feminist analytic framework for interpreting opera and for critiquing the usual interpretations of opera, using Richard Wagner's Der fliegende Hollander [The Flying Dutchman] as a...

    Paper - 9783643905376 - $ 59.95

  • A Holocaust Crossroads

    A Holocaust Crossroads

    Jewish Women and Children in Ravensbruck

    Edited by: Irith Dublon-Knebel

    Ravensbruck was the only major Nazi concentration camp built for women. Its history constitutes a crossroads in the various stages of the Third Reich's persecution of women accused of offending the Nazi state and of those ethnically and racially persecuted. Women...

    Paper - 9780853039211 - $ 34.95

  • A Holocaust Crossroads

    A Holocaust Crossroads

    Jewish Women and Children in Ravensbruck

    Edited by: Irith Dublon-Knebel

    Ravensbruck was the only major Nazi concentration camp built for women. Its history constitutes a crossroads in the various stages of the Third Reich's persecution of women accused of offending the Nazi state and of those ethnically and racially persecuted. Women...

    Cloth - 9780853039914 - $ 79.95

  • A Woman of Influence

    A Woman of Influence

    Science, Men & History

    By Ann Moyal

    Written during the later years of an extraordinary life, Ann Moyal's memoir is a spirited narrative of her career as an eminent historian of Australian science and technology, while also documenting her three marriages, travelling the globe, the people she has encountered, and the...

    Paper - 9781742585970 - $ 34.99

  • A Woman's Life

    A Woman's Life

    Pauline Wengeroff and Memoirs of a Grandmother

    By Shulamit S. Magnus

    Pauline Wengeroff was born in 1833 into a pious Jewish family in Bobruisk (in what is now Belarus), and she died in 1916 in Minsk. Her life, as recounted in this biography, based in part on Shulamit Magnus's award-winning critical...

    Cloth - 9781906764524 - $ 59.50

  • Above the Skyline

    Above the Skyline

    Reverend Tsietsi Thandekiso and the Founding of an African Gay Church

    By Graeme Reid

    Above the Skyline is both an ethnographic study of the Hope and Unity Metropolitan Community Church (HUMCC) in Johannesburg and an historic biography of the church's Reverend Tsietsi Thandekiso. Author Graeme Reid became interested in this church...

    Paper - 9781868885541 - $ 30.00

  • Ada English

    Ada English

    Patriot and Psychiatrist

    By Brendan Kelly

    Contributions by: Diarmaid Ferriter

    This is the untold story of the life and work of Dr. Adeline (Ada) English (1875-1944), a pioneering Irish psychiatrist deeply involved in Irish politics. Ada English spent four decades working at Ballinasloe District Lunatic Asylum, during which time she introduced...

    Cloth - 9780716532705 - $ 69.95

  • Alice Milligan and the Irish Cultural Revival

    Alice Milligan and the Irish Cultural Revival

    By Catherine Morris

    This book is the first study to explore the life and work of Alice Milligan (1866-1953). A prolific writer for over six decades, Milligan published her work in a range of genres, including poetry, short stories, novels, travelogues, biography, plays, journalism, letters, and memoirs. From 1891 to...

    Cloth - 9781846823138 - $ 70.00