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Sentiments of a British-American Woman: Esther DeBerdt Reed and the American Revolution

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At the time of her death in 1780, British-born Esther DeBerdt Reed—a name few know today—was one of the most politically important women in Revolutionary America. Her treatise “The Sentiments of an American Woman” articulated the…
Betty Bumpers: Champion Of Childhood Immunization And Peace

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Betty Bumpers: Champion of Childhood Immunization and Peace explores the significance of Bumpers' work, situating her story within the context of the history and society of the late twentieth century. Her advocacy highlights social change through connecting and…
The Early Journals and Letters of Fanny Burney, Volume IV: The Streatham Years, Part II, 1780-1781

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Volume IV of The Early Journals and Letters of Fanny Burney, covering the years 1780-1781, will be of particular interest to students of Burney as it marks the young author's introduction into the world following the astonishing success of her novel Evelina…
The Early Journals and Letters of Fanny Burney: Volume V, 1782-1783: Volume V, 1782-1783

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Volume V of The Early Journals and Letters of Fanny Burney covers a period of significant gains and losses for the young writer. Professionally, Burney consolidated her reputation as England's premier novelist with the publication of Cecilia. Through a mutual…
Georgia Women: Their Lives and Times

Georgia Women: Their Lives and Times

by Anastatia Hodgens Sims

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|August 25, 2009

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This first of two volumes extends from the founding of the colony of Georgia in 1733 up to the Progressive era. From the beginning, Georgia women were instrumental in shaping the state, yet most histories minimize their contributions. The essays in this volume…
Going to Boston: Harriet Robinson's Journey to New Womanhood

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As a poet, author, and keen observer of life in 1870s Boston, Harriet Robinson played an essential—if occasionally underappreciated—role in the women’s suffrage movement during Boston’s golden age. Robinson flourished after leaving behind…
Women?s Professional Lives In Rhetoric And Composition: Choice, Chance, And Serendipity
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This collection, edited by Elizabeth A. Flynn and Tiffany Bourelle, contributes to the valuable work of chronicling the professional and personal lives of women in academia. Through its line-up of contributors from diverse backgrounds, locations, and career…
The Liberation Of Winifred Bryan Horner: Writer, Teacher, And Women's Rights Advocate

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This inspiring tale of grit and determination sprinkled with humor, wit, and a taste of irony is the story of Winifred Bryan Horner's journey from a life of domesticity on the family farm after World War II to becoming an Endowed Professor. Her compelling story…
Alabama Women: Their Lives and Times
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|June 1, 2017

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Another addition to the Southern Women series, Alabama Women celebrates women’s histories in the Yellowhammer State by highlighting the lives and contributions of women and enriching our understanding of the past and present. Exploring such subjects as…
Life of Resistance: ADA Prospero Marchesini Gobetti (1902-1968)

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By the time Turin was liberated in April 1945, writer, translator, teacher, and women's rights activist Ada Gobetti had been fighting fascism for almost twenty-five years. This biography, the first in English or Italian, frames her wartime activism in the…
Selling Mrs. Consumer: Christine Frederick and the Rise of Household Efficiency

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Virginia Women: Their Lives and Times
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|August 1, 2016

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This second of two volumes continues the exploration of the history of Virginia women through the lives of exemplary and remarkable individuals. Seventeen essays written by established and emerging scholars recover the stories and voices of a diverse group of…