Women’s Studies Textbooks

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The American History of an Idea

Lillian Faderman


The Women Who Made Imperial Rome

Guy de la Bédoyère

Women and Gender in Islam

Historical Roots of a Modern Debate

Leila Ahmed, Kecia Ali

The Bonds of Womanhood

"Woman's Sphere" in New England, 1780-1835

Nancy F. Cott

The Pocket

A Hidden History of Women's Lives, 1660–1900

Barbara Burman, Ariane Fennetaux

The Madwoman in the Attic

The Woman Writer and the Nineteenth-Century Literary Imagination

Sandra M. Gilbert, Susan Gubar, Lisa Appignanesi

They Were Her Property

White Women as Slave Owners in the American South

Stephanie E. Jones-Rogers

Behind Closed Doors

At Home in Georgian England

Amanda Vickery

A Vindication of the Rights of Woman

Mary Wollstonecraft, Eileen Hunt Botting

The Woman Reader

Belinda Jack

A Quiet Revolution

The Veil's Resurgence, from the Middle East to America

Leila Ahmed

The Gentleman's Daughter

Women's Lives in Georgian England

Amanda Vickery