Women's History Month:
- Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony: a Friendship that Changed the World by Penny Colman 2011 [BIO STANTON]
- A dual biography of the lives of Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony and the friendship that they formed. Together they challenged beliefs that oppressed women and spearheaded the fight to gain legal rights.
- The Feminist Promise: 1792 to the Present by Christine Stansell 2010 [305.4209 STANSELL]
- A history of women and women's rights from the abolition of slavery, the Civil War, to modern times and global feminism.
- A Few Good Women: America's Military Women from World War l to the Wars in Iraq and Afghanistan by Evelyn Monahan 2010 [355.0082 MONAHAN]
- Using interviews, correspondence, and diaries, as well as archival material, the authors tell the remarkable story of America's “few good women” who today make up more than 15 percent of the U. S. armed forces and who serve alongside men in almost every capacity.
- From Eve to Dawn: a History of Women by Marilyn French 2008 [305.4209 FRENCH]
- This multiple volume set looks at women's history on an international level. Origins is the first of four volumes of a monumental history of women throughout the world. The internationally celebrated author of The Women's Room, Marilyn French spent over fifteen years with a team of researchers and prominent historians to prepare for the book.
- Game , Set, Match: Billie Jean King and the Revolution in Women's Sports by Susan Ware 2011 [NEW BIO KING]
- When Billie Jean King trounced Bobby Riggs in tennis's “Battle of the sexes” in 1973, she placed sports squarely at the center of a national debate about gender equity.
- Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide by Nicholas Kristof 2009 [362.8309172 KRISTOF]
- Two Pulitzer Prize winners issue a call to arms against our era's most pervasive human rights violation: the oppression of women in the developing world. They show that a little help can transform the lives of women and girls abroad and that the key to economic progress lies in unleashing women's potential.
- Incredible Women Inventors by Sandra Braun 2006 [604.82 BRAUN]
- The latest addition to the acclaimed Woman's Hall of Fame Series profiles ten incredible women. From Bette Nesmith Graham, inventor of Liquid Paper, to Elizabeth "Elsie" MacGill, the first woman aircraft designer in the world, young readers will have much to motivate them, both in science and in life.
- Ladies of Liberty : the Women Who Shaped Our Nation by Cokie Roberts 2008 [973.40922 ROBERTS]
- Cokie Roberts sheds new light on the generation of heroines, reformers, and visionaries who helped shape our nation with this blend of biographical portraits and behind-the-scenes vignettes chronicling women's public roles and private responsibilities.
- Paradise Beneath Her Feet: How Women are Transforming the Middle East by Isobel Coleman 2010 [305.48 COLEMAN]
- Over the centuries and throughout the world, women have struggled for equality and basic rights. Their challenge in the Middle East has been intensified by the rise of a political Islam that too often condemns women's empowerment as Western cultural imperialism or anti-Islamic. In Paradise Beneath Her Feet , Isobel Coleman shows how Muslim women and men are fighting back with progressive interpretations of Islam to support women's rights in a growing movement of Islamic feminism.
- Taking Back God by Leora Tanenbaum 2009 [200.82 TANENBAUM]
- Author Leora Tanenbaum interviews a multitude of women, participates in national conferences, and attends worship services across the country to hear why women remain in religious traditions whose forms of worship have been structured to degrade or erase them. Taking Back God tells the stories of women who have a fierce love of their religion, but also a powerful calling to end its sexism.
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