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1 ADAMS, ELSIE; BRISCOE, MARY LOUISE. Up Against The Wall, Mother: On Women's Liberation.
Glencoe Press, Beverly Hills: 1973. Third Printing, 1973. s Softcover. Good reading copy but the cover is somewhat faded, spotted and bent. 
Contains chapters and essays on the Women's Liberation Movement. 
Price: 9.26 USD
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2 ADAPTED FROM THE FRENCH OF DE BEAUMONT, EDOUARD. The Sword And Womankind: Being An Informative History Of Indiscreet Revelations.
The Panurge Press, New York: 1930. Limited Edition of one thousand copies printed privately for subscribers only. h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Very good condition. Limited edition of 1,000. 
According to the writer of the Foreword, Esar Levine, "I regret that I . . . disagree entirely with the writer and his subject. Beaumont, with characteristic French point of view, believed in a feminine interpretation of history - which is, that all important historic events are caused by women. But unlike most Frenchmen he believed that all such events are caused by naughty women." 
Price: 17.05 USD
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3 AISENBERG, NADYA. Ordinary Heroines: Transforming The Male Myth.
Continuum, New York: 1994 0826406521 / 9780826406521 h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. 
About the search for a new paradigm, that of a contemporary heroine. A heroine is not simply a female hero. The key to the contemporary heroine is that she substitutes moral courage for the physical bravery of the traditional hero, and enacts her 'hero-ine-ism' from within the parameters of her ordinary life. Includes an Index. 
Price: 16.39 USD
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4 ANTLER, JOYCE. Lucy Sprague Mitchell: The Making Of A Modern Woman.
Yale University Press. New Haven and London: 1987. 0300041764 / 9780300041767 s Softcover. Good condition. 

Price: 4.48 USD
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5 ANTLER, JOYCE. Lucy Sprague Mitchell: The Making Of A Modern Woman.
Yale University Press. New Haven and London: 1987. 0300036655 / 9780300036657 h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. Gift inscription on front inside page. 

Price: 25.41 USD
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6 APPLEWHITE, HARRIET B. & LEVY, DARLINE G. (EDITORS). Women And Politics In The Age Of The Democratic Revolution.
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor: 1996. 0472064134 / 9780472064137 Third Printing. s Softcover. Good condition. 
" exceptional collection of articles examining women's political activities in the revolutions which simultaneously created and gendered democratic politics in the late eighteenth century." - Journal of Social History 
Price: 30.16 USD
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7 ARMITAGE, SUE. Shaping The Public Good: Women Making History In The Pacific Northwest.
Oregon State University Press, Corvallis: 2015. s Softcover. Brand new book. 
Carved into a rock overlooking the Columbia River stands the arresting image of Tsagaglalal, or "She Who Watches," an ancient female chief. As the Wishram people recount, when men replaced women in positions of power, Tsagaglalal was turned to stone by Coyote so that she could forever guide her community and guard its development. Using the story of She Who Watches as her guide, historian Sue Armitage shows that even though women were barred from positions of public authority until recently, they have always worked quietly and informally to assure the stability and security of their families and communities. Women's community-building and cooperative skills have been decisive in developing the societies of the Pacific Northwest—Washington, Oregon, Idaho, western Montana, and British Columbia. Like She Who Watches, women have never been mere observers, but watchful guardians and active shapers of the public good. Drawing on her three decades of research and teaching and based on hundreds of secondary sources, Armitage's account explores the varied ways in which, beginning in the earliest times and continuing to the present, women of all races and ethnicities have made the history of our region. An accessible introduction for general readers and scholars alike, Shaping the Public Good restores a missing piece of Pacific Northwest history by demonstrating the part that women—"the famous, the forgotten, and all the women in between"—have always played in establishing their families and building communities. 6 ķ 9, Black and white Photographs and Illustrations, 352 pages. 
Price: 21.80 USD
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8 ASCHER, CAROL; DESALVO, LOUISE & RUDDICK, SARA (EDITORS). Between Women: Biographers, Novelists, Critics, Teachers And Artists Write About Their Work On Women.
Beacon Press, Boston: 1984. 080706713X / 9780807067130 Second Printing. s Softcover. Good condition but top of front cover is slightly damaged. 
Brings together the intimate and moving stories of women writers, scholars and artists like Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist Alice Walker, composer Elizabeth Wood, writer Michelle Cliff and the women who have moved them, shaped their work, inspired their creativity, and shared with them a literary sisterhood. This absorbing and unusual collection reveals the complex emotional ties between women and their work. Includes an Index. "This is a wonderful book in breadth and variety: Yi-tsi Mei Feuerwerker on Ding Ling, Bell Gale Chevigny on Margaret Fuller, and May Stevens on her mother and Rosa Luxemburg. Even the table of contents is a joy to consume. Between Women is a big read to be taken in chunks and dreamily digested." --Grace Paley 
Price: 5.42 USD
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9 BACON-SMITH, CAMILLE; HALL, STEPHANIE A. (PHOTOGRAPHS). Enterprising Women: Television Fandom And The Creation Of Popular Myth.
University of Pennsylvania Press, Philadelphia: 1991. 0812213793 / 9780812213799 Second Paperback Printing. Contemporary Ethnography Series. s Softcover. Reading copy. 
A book about women who produce a massive body of literature, art, and criticism about their favorite television and movie characters. "Enterprising Women offers a picture of one of the few models around for female community and self-affirmation. Rather then accepting the passive female images and consumer values purveyed by most TV shows, women fan-fiction writers have adapted television to their own purposes." - Women's Review of Books 
Price: 28.41 USD
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10 BARSTOW, ANNE LLEWELLYN. Witchcraze: A New History Of The European Witch Hunts.
HarperSanFrancisco, San Francisco: 1994. 006250049X / 9780062500496 First Edition. s Softcover. Very good condition. 
Over three centuries, approximately one hundred thousand persons, most of whom were women, were put to death under the guise of "witch hunts," particularly in Reformation Europe. The shocking annihilation of women from all walks of life is explored in this brilliant, authoritative feminist history Anne Llewellyn Barstow. Barstow exposes an unrecognized holocaust -- the "ethnic cleansing" of independent women in Reformation Europe -- and examines the residual attitudes that continue to influence our culture. Includes an Index. 
Price: 41.56 USD
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11 BAUERMEISTER, ERICA; LARSEN, JESSE & SMITH, HOLLY. 500 Great Books By Women: A Reader's Guide.
Penguin Books, New York: 1994. 0140175903 / 9780140175905 First Printing. s Softcover. Good condition. 
Here is an articulate guide to more than 500 books written by women, a unique resource that allows readers the joy of discovering new authors as well as revisiting familiar favorites. Organized by such themes as Art, Choices, Families, Growing Old, Growing Up, Places and Homes, Power, and Work, this reference book presents classic and contemporary works, from Lady Nijo's thirteenth-century Japanese court diaries to books bu authors including Toni Morrison, Alice Hoffman, Nadine Gordimer, and Isabel Allende. Includes an Index. 
Price: 3.75 USD
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12 BAXANDALL, ROSALYN & GORDON, LINDA (EDITORS) WITH REVERBY, SUSAN. America's Working Women: A Documentary 1600 To The Present.
W. W. Norton & Co., New York: 1995. 0393312623 / 9780393312621 Revised and updated edition. s Softcover. Good condition. 
A work that helped form the field of women's studies and transform labor history. Grounds us in the battles women have fought and the ones they are in the process of winning. Includes an Index. 
Price: 26.13 USD
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13 BEPKO, CLAUDIA; KRESTAN, JO-ANN. Singing At The Top Of Our Lungs: Women, Love And Creativity.
HarperCollins Publishers, New York: 1993. 0060168056 / 9780060168056 First Edition. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. 
Reveals how women can, and do, resolve the split between love and creative energy. Includes an Index. 
Price: 9.50 USD
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14 BERRY, CARMEN RENEE & TRAEDER, TAMARA. Girlfriends: Invisible Bonds, Enduring Ties.
Wildcat Canyon Press, Berkeley: 1995. 1885171080 / 9781885171085 First Edition. s Softcover. Good condition. 
Tells the stories of old friends and new friends, best friends and lost friends, soulmates and confidants. It explores other facets of these invaluable relationships. 
Price: 2.85 USD
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15 BLOCH, H. HOWARD (EDITOR); FERGUSON, FRANCES (EDITOR). Misogyny, Misandry, And Misanthropy.
University of California Press, Berkeley: 1989. 0520065468 / 9780520065468 s Softcover. Good condition. 
These essays explore the relation between gender, eroticism and violence through close analysis of a range of both high and popular cultural forms, from medieval theology to contemporary slasher films. Includes an Index of Names. 
Price: 15.68 USD
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16 BLOCK, JEAN LIBMAN. Back In Circulation.
Macmillan, NY: 1969. First Printing. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. 
An indispensable guide for divorced or widowed women. Practical advice on getting a job, managing money, caring for children; sex, loneliness - all the problems faced by a woman on her own. 
Price: 22.14 USD
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17 BRENNER, MARIE. Great Dames: What I Learned From Older Women.
Crown, New York: 2000. 0609606123 / 9780609606124 First Edition. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. 
A collection of vignettes of women who lived through the Great Depression and World War II. Includes articles about Kitty Carlisle Hart, Constance Motley Baker, Marietta ATree, Diana Trilling, Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, Kay Thompson, Clare Boote Luce, Luise Rainer, Pamela Harriman and Thelma Brenner. 
Price: 12.64 USD
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18 BREWER, GAIL SFORZA. What Every Woman Should Know: The Truth About Diets And Drugs In Pregnancy.
Random House, New York: 1977. 039441117X / 9780394411170 First Edition. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. 
A powerful, persuasive, well-documented book which may well revolutionize current obstretrical practice in the United States. Includes an Index. 
Price: 60.80 USD
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19 BROWNMILLER, SUSAN. Against Our Will: Men, Women And Rape.
Bantam Books, New York: 1976. 0553258958 / 9780553258950 Twelve Printing. s Softcover. Good condition. 
A definitive study of rape by a woman who has never been raped. Includes an Index. 
Price: 1.66 USD
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20 BROWNMILLER, SUSAN. Against Our Will: Men, Women And Rape.
Simon and Schuster, New York: 1975. 0671220624 / 9780671220624 First Printing. s Softcover. Good condition. 
A definitive study of Rape by a woman who has never been raped. Includes an Index. 
Price: 3.85 USD
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