On this page you can read about the 56 books related to Women's Studies that we have catalogued, and available at Ray Boas, Bookseller in Walpole, New Hampshire on February 3, 2014. And, it is easy to order any of them. Thank you, RAY

1. Adam, Ruth, A WOMAN'S PLACE: 1910-1975, W. W. Norton & Company, Inc., New York, (1977) 1st Amer, 18 B&W plates, 224pp, very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0393056228 The author describes the extraordinary course of women's social history in Great Britain from the time of the suffragettes to our own era., (Order No: 14213 ), $7.50

2. Arnold, Eleanor (editor and project director), VOICES OF AMERICAN HOMEMAKERS, Indiana University Press, Bloomington, IN, (1985) 1st ptg, B&W illustrations, 295pp, very good, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0253207991 A book about women, family values, and making a life in rural America in the first half of this century. It distills some 200 oral histories collected from 37 states organized around the essential rites and functions of life., (Order No: 45140 ), $4.50

3. Banner, Lois W., IN FULL POWER: AGING WOMEN, POWER, AND SEXUALITY - A HISTORY, Alfred A. Knopf, New York, 1992 1st ed, B&W illustrations, 422pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0394579437, (Order No: 48965 ), $5.00

4. Barreno, Maria Isabel; Horta, Maria Teresa; and, da Costa, Maria Velho (translated from the Portuguese by Helen R. Lane), THE THREE MARIAS: NEW PORTUGUESE LETTERS, Doubleday & Company, Inc., Garden City, NY, 1975 1st ed, 432pp, good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0385018533 The explosive book, about the passions and compassions of women, that resulted in the controversial trial, and became an international sensation., (Order No: 23006 ), $6.50

5. Bell, Ralcy Husted, MEMOIRS & MISTRESSES: COLORS AND ODORS OF LOVE, William Faro, Inc., NY, (1931), 370pp, good, gray cloth (hardcover) (no dustjacket), (Order No: 4327 ), $12.50

6. Blewett, Mary H., WE WILL RISE IN OUR MIGHT: WORKINGWOMEN'S VOICES FROM NINETEENTH-CENTURY NEW ENGLAND, Cornell University Press, Ithaca, NY, (1991), B&W illustrations, 221pp, fine, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0801495377, (Order No: 39088 ), $7.50

7. Brumbaugh, Sara Barbara, DEMOCRATIC EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION IN THE NATIONAL LEAGUE OF WOMEN VOTERS, Teachers College, Columbia, New York, 1946, 115pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), This is a study of the practical education in politics planned and carried out by the National League of Women Voters from its very beginning., (Order No: 53259 ), $20.00

8. Burton, Margaret E., MABEL CRATTY: LEADER IN THE ART OF LEADERSHIP, The Womans Press, New York, 1929 1st ed, B&W illustrations, 248pp, very good w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover), (Order No: 59519 ), $15.00

9. Cain, Glen G., MARRIED WOMEN IN THE LABOR FORCE: AN ECONOMIC ANALYSIS, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL, (1966), B&W tables, 159pp, very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), Married women now represent such an important segment of the labor force that attention to their work patterns is essential for a full understanding of business-cycle behavior and economic growth, the personal distribution of income, and the effects of income taxes on the supply of labor., (Order No: 53203 ), $25.00

10. Callahan, Sidney Cornelia, THE ILLUSION OF EVE: MODERN WOMAN'S QUEST FOR IDENTITY, Sheed and Ward, New York, (1965), 214pp, very good, light green cloth (hardcover) no dustjacket, (Order No: 60888 ), $5.00

11. Canham, Erwin D.; Bartemeier, Leo; DuBridge, Lee A.; Hayes, A. J.; Anderson, Robert B.; Harrison, William H.; et al., WOMANPOWER: A STATEMENT BY THE NATIONAL MANPOWER COUNCIL WITH CHAPTERS BY THE COUNCIL STAFF, Columbia University Press, New York, 1957, 371pp, good w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover), Chapters by the Council staff consider the composition of the female labor force, the history of women in paid employment, the distinguishing characteristics of women's behavior in the labor market, the education and training of girls and women, the impact of World War II on women's employment, the women's services in the military establishment, the legislation affecting women workers, the employer policies and practices involving women in business and industry, the problem of shortages of highly trained personnel, and the forces which impel so many mature married women to return to work., (Order No: 53260 ), $10.00

12. Cunningham, Nancy Brady, I AM WOMAN BY RITE - A BOOK OF WOMEN'S RITUALS, Samuel Weiser, Inc., York Beach, ME, (1995), 173pp, very good+, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0877288437, (Order No: 58292 ), $5.00

13. Dangler, Jamie Faricellia, HIDDEN IN THE HOME: THE ROLE OF WAGED HOMEWORK IN THE MODERN WORLD-ECONOMY, State Univ. of New York Pr., Albany, NY, (1994) 1st ptg, B&W tables, 225pp, very good+, pictorial boards (hardcover), ISBN 0791421295 A study of homework in the electronics industry in the central part of New York State., (Order No: 38661 ), $14.50

14. Derr, Mary Krane; Naranjo-Huebl, Linda; and, MacNair, Rachel (edited by), PROLIFE FEMINISM YESTERDAY & TODAY, Sulzburger & Graham Pub., New York, (1995), 311pp, fine, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0945819625 This book is a compilation of feminist writings on the issue of abortion from the early nineteenth century to the present., (Order No: 52388 ), $17.50

15. Dexter, Elisabeth Anthony, CAREER WOMEN OF AMERICA, 1776-1840, Marshall Jones Company Pub., Francestown, NH, (1950), 262pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover) inscribed by the author, A continuation of the author's earlier study of women in colonial days., (Order No: 53256 ), $35.00

16. Dingwall, Eric John, THE AMERICAN WOMAN: AN HISTORICAL STUDY, Rinehart & Co., Inc., New York, (1957) 1st ed, 309pp, good w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover), The lively, controversial, and stinging conclusions of a British sexual anthropologiest who unflinchingly looks at that peculiar breed of homo sapiens - the American Woman., (Order No: 37408 ), $10.00

17. du Plessix Gray, Francine (warmly inscribed by the author), SOVIET WOMEN: WALKING THE TIGHTROPE, Doubleday, New York, (1990) 1st ed, 213pp, very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0385247575 In these pages we hear women from Riga to Irkutsk complain about the double burdens of home and career with bitterness and frequent anger, and with a candor only recently made possible by glasnost., (Order No: 33261 ), $12.50

18. Eisenstein, Sarah, GIVE US BREAD BUT GIVE US ROSES: WORKING WOMEN'S CONSCIOUSNESS IN THE UNITED STATES, 1890 TO THE FIRST WORLD WAR, Routledge & Kegan Paul, London, (1983), 207pp, very good, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0710094795, (Order No: 38770 ), $10.00

19. Elliott, Sophy L. (written and illustrated by), THE WOMEN PIONEERS OF NORTH AMERICA, Garden City Press, Gardenvale, Que., Canada, [1941], 299pp, very good, wraps (softcover), Heroines of Canadian history., (Order No: 59353 ), $14.50

20. Evans, Sara M., BORN FOR LIBERTY: A HISTORY OF WOMEN IN AMERICA, The Free Press, New York, (1989), B&W illustrations, 386pp, very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), BCE, ISBN 0029029902, (Order No: 4332 ), $5.00

21. Fago, D'Ann Calhoun, A DIVERSITY OF GIFTS: VERMONT WOMEN AT WORK, The Countryman Press, Woodstock, VT, (1989), B&W illustrations, 278pp, very good+, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0881501441, (Order No: 57874 ), $5.00

22. Fowlkes, Diane L. and McClure, Charlotte S. (editors), FEMINIST VISIONS: TOWARD A TRANSFORMATION OF THE LIBERAL ARTS CURRICULUM, Univ. of Alabama Press, University, AL, (1984), B&W illustrations, 224pp, fine, green cloth (hardcover) (no dustjacket), ISBN 0817301720 The contents of this book were selected from a conference, "A Fabric of Our Own Making": Southern Scholars on Women, held March 4-7, 1981, at Georgia State University, Atlanta, Georgia. The purpose of this book, as was that of the conference, is to contribute to the self-education of scholars/teachers in the disciplines who are striving to bring gender-based equity to the liberal arts curriculum in their colleges and universities., (Order No: 16701 ), $8.00

23. Fraser, Antonia, THE WARRIOR QUEENS, Alfred A. Knopf, New York, 1989 1st Amer, B&W illustrations, 383pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0394549392 From Britain's Queen Boadicea to Elizabeth I, from Catherine the Great to the twentieth-century triumvirate of Meir, Gandhi and Thatcher--the paradox, the politics, the legend and the lives of the sovereign women who have led their nations in war., (Order No: 20895 ), $7.50

24. Frey, Sylvia R. and Morton, Marian J., NEW WORLD, NEW ROLES: A DOCUMENTARY HISTORY OF WOMEN IN PRE-INDUSTRIAL AMERICA, Greenwood Press, Westport, CT, (1986) 1st ptg, 246pp, fine, green cloth (hardcover) no dustjacket as published, ISBN 0313248966 A book principally about women. Its cast of characters includes the "huswife" and the midwife, the spinster and the widow, the servant and the slave., (Order No: 46202 ), $15.00

25. Friedman, Jean E., THE ENCLOSED GARDEN: WOMEN AND COMMUNITY IN THE EVANGELICAL SOUTH, 1830-1900, Univ. of North Carolina Pr., Chapel Hill, NC, (1985), 180pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0807816442, (Order No: 60803 ), $5.00

26. Furness, Clifton Joseph (edited by), THE GENTEEL FEMALE: AN ANTHOLOGY, Alfred A. Knopf, New York, 1931, B&W ill., 306pp, good, faded purple cloth (hardcover) dustjacket cut and laid in, Examination of the completely forgotten minor literature of the first half of the nineteenth century reveals the Victorian female as somewhat different from the ordinary conception of her. This anthology of selections from obscure but once popular books--novels, gift-books, model-letter-writers, poetry--presents her as she really was, in all her variety., (Order No: 34886 ), $15.00

27. Ginzberg, Ruth Szold, CHILDREN AND OTHER STRANGERS, Transaction Publishers, New Brunswick, NJ, (1992), 108pp, very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover) inscribed by author, ISBN 0887384455 A personal view of modern women who now have choices concerning marriage, child-rearing, and families. It is written from the perspective and experiences of a mother of three who belongs to the generation of women who came of age in the 1940s and who had little choice but to follow the socially perscribed path of domesticity., (Order No: 37736 ), $12.50

28. Groneman, Carol and Norton, Mary Beth (edited by), "TO TOIL THE LIVELONG DAY": AMERICA'S WOMEN AT WORK, 1780-1980, Cornell University Press, Ithaca, NY, (1987), 313pp, very good+, clay colored cloth (hardcover) (no dustjacket), ISBN 080141847X The articles in this book have been selected from among hundreds of papers presented at the Sixth Berkshire Conference on the History of Women, held at Smith College, June 1-3, 1984., (Order No: 36536 ), $20.00

29. Hare, Lloyd C. M., LUCRETIA MOTT - THE GREATEST AMERICAN WOMAN, American Historical Soc, Inc, New York, 1937 1st ed, 307pp, good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), "Lucretia Mott was the real founder and and the soul of the woman's rights movement in American and England.", (Order No: 58952 ), $35.00

30. Hayden, Dolores, THE GRAND DOMESTIC REVOLUTION: A HISTORY OF FEMINIST DESIGNS FOR AMERICAN HOMES, NEIGHBORHOODS, AND CITIES, The MIT Press, Cambridge, MA, (1981), B&W illustrations, 367pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0262081083 Reveals innovative plans and visionary strategies of the women who developed the theory and practice of what the author calls "material feminism" in pursuit fo economic independence and social equality. The material feminists' ambitious goals of socialized housework and child care meant revolutionizing the American home and creating community services., (Order No: 37413 ), $15.00

31. Herrmann, Claudine (translated and with an introduction and notes by Nancy Kline), THE TONGUE SNATCHERS, Univ. of Nebraska Press, Lincoln, NE, (1989), 146pp, very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0803223463 This volume illuminates how men and women differ in their experiences of words, work, space, time, love, and sexuality., (Order No: 33228 ), $12.00

32. Kennedy, Susan Estabrook, IF ALL WE DID WAS TO WEEP AT HOME: A HISTORY OF WHITE WORKING-CLASS WOMEN IN AMERICA, Indiana University Press, Bloomington, IN, (1979) 1st ptg, 331pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0253191548 Examines the protean identity of white working-class women, their often courageous struggles for recognition and survival, and their interactions with other elements of American society., (Order No: 37414 ), $20.00

33. Kessler-Harris, Alice, OUT TO WORK: A HISTORY OF WAGE-EARNING WOMEN IN THE UNITED STATES, Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK, (1982) 6th ptg, 400pp, very good, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0195033531, (Order No: 37576 ), $6.00

34. Kupper, Susan J., SURNAMES FOR WOMEN: A DECISION-MAKING GUIDE, McFarland & Company, Inc., Jefferson, NC, (1990), 147pp, fine, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0899504965 This book, based in part on a questionaire filled out by hundreds of women nationwide, is an invaluable guide both for those facing a name change and for those interested in or curious about the feminist issues involved., (Order No: 15548 ), $5.00

35. Lasch, Christopher (edited by Elisabeth Lasch-Quinn), WOMEN AND THE COMMON LIFE: LOVE, MARRIAGE, AND FEMINISM, W. W. Norton & Company, New York, (1997) 1st ed, 196pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), review press release laid in, ISBN 0393040186 The author's daughter presents her father's controversial essays on love, marriage, and feminism. According to Lasch, the encroachment of professional expertise intrudes into personal human interaction, and it is this deterioration of the common life, of intimacy, and of our imaginations, that unifies the essays in this book., (Order No: 14964 ), $7.00

36. Leet, Rebecca K., REPUBLICAN WOMEN ARE WONDERFUL: A HISTORY OF WOMEN AT REPUBLICAN NATIONAL CONVENTIONS, Nat Women's Political Caucus, Washington, DC, 1980, B&W illustrations, 32pp, very good+, wraps (softcover) highlighting on one line, (Order No: 59472 ), $15.00

37. Mamonova, Tatyana (edited by) (assisted by Sarah Matilsky; foreword by Robin Morgan), WOMEN AND RUSSIA: FEMINIST WRITINGS FROM THE SOVIET UNION, Beacon Press, Boston, MA, (1984) 1st ptg, B&W ill., 273pp, good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0807067083 Printed clandestinely and smuggled out of Russia, this remarkable samizdat collection gives the most comprehensive picture of women's lives in Soviet society., (Order No: 33229 ), $15.00

38. Massey, Marilyn Chapin, FEMININE SOUL: THE FATE OF AN IDEAL, Beacon Press, Boston, MA, (1985) 1st ptg, 219pp, fine w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0807067202, (Order No: 60778 ), $5.00

39. McHenry, Robert (edited by), FAMOUS AMERICAN WOMEN - A BIOGRAPHICAL DICTIONARY FROM COLONIAL TIMES TO THE PRESENT, Dover Publications, Inc., New York, (1993), 482pp, good, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0486245233 First published in 1980. 1035 biographies., (Order No: 53564 ), $5.00

40. Metcalf, Barbara Daly, PERFECTING WOMEN: MAULANA ASHRAF 'ALI THANAWI'S BIHISHTI ZEWAR - A PARTIAL TRANSLATION WITH COMMENTARY, University of California Pr., Berkeley, CA, (1992), 436pp, very good, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0520080939 "Thanawi's BIHISHTI ZEWAR is one of the richest sources of sociocultural themes underlying gender roles and reformist religiosity of Indian Muslims.", (Order No: 59210 ), $12.50

41. Meyer, Alfred G., THE FEMINISM AND SOCIALISM OF LILY BRAUN, Indiana University Press, Bloomington, IN, (1985) 1st ptg, B&W illustrations, 235pp, very good+ w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0253321697 The remarkable life of the maverick German socialist feminist Lily Braun (1865-1916) and the relevance of her ideas to the women's movement of our own day emerge with strength and sensitivity from this first book-length study in English of Braun's life and thought., (Order No: 22834 ), $5.00

42. Meyer, Donald, SEX AND POWER: THE RISE OF WOMEN IN AMERICA, RUSSIA, SWEDEN, AND ITALY, Wesleyan University Press, Middletown, CT, (1987) 1st ed, 721pp, very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0819551538 The story of the relationship between economic and political power and the rise of women from subordinate status in four countries-America, Russia, Sweden, and Italy., (Order No: 11919 ), $9.50

43. Pink, Sarah, WOMEN AND BULLFIGHTING: GENDER, SEX AND THE CONSUMPTION OF TRADITION, Berg, Oxford, UK, (1997), B&W illustrations, 233pp, very good, pictorial boards (hardcover), ISBN 1859739563 Investigates the popularity and success of contemporary women performers in bullfighting culture, which has been framed by a discourse of 'traditionalist' masculinity., (Order No: 38206 ), $30.00

44. Polster, Miriam F., EVE'S DAUGHTERS: THE FORBIDDEN HEROISM OF WOMEN, Jossey-Bass Publishers, San Francisco, CA, (1992) 3rd ptg, 207pp, very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 1555424643 Seeking to recast the archaic image of invincible male heroism, the author proposes a more healthy and realistic definition that recognizes the heroism of women. She provides a positive approach to the psychology of women, explaining why we must learn to appreciate women heroes who have previously gone unremarked and empower ourselves by recognizing our own heroic acts., (Order No: 38107 ), $8.50

45. Powell, E. Sandy (compiled by), READING WOMEN'S LIVES - THIRD EDITION, Pearson Custom Publishing, Boston, MA, (2001) 1st ptg, 399pp, fine, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0536630437, (Order No: 58592 ), $8.50

46. Royden, A. Maude, WOMEN AT THE WORLD'S CROSSROADS, The Womans Press, New York, 1922 1st ed, B&W frontis, 139pp, good+, blue cloth (hardcover), Contents include: The World at the Crossroads; Christian Patriotism; Woman's Service to the Race; Woman's Service to Theology; The Law of Life; Love, the Fulfilling of the Law., (Order No: 40290 ), $25.00

47. Sangster, Margaret E., THE QUEENLY MOTHER: IN THE REALM OF HOME, Fleming H. Revell Company, New York, (1907), Griselda Marshall McClure, 270pp, fine, bright red cloth (hardcover), "The chapters that compose this book deal with themes that appeal chiefly to the wife and mother, although they touch on various phases of the domestic question, and have their message for men as urgently as for women.", (Order No: 53135 ), $20.00

48. Seller, Maxine Schwartz (edited by), IMMIGRANT WOMEN, Temple University Press, Philadelphia, PA, (1981), 347pp, very good, wraps (softcover), ISBN 087722191X Documents the story of the millions of European, Asian, Hispanic, and Black women who left their homes to come to the United States in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries., (Order No: 41661 ), $4.50

49. Sharpe, Pamela (edited by), WOMEN'S WORK - THE ENGLISH EXPERIENCE 1650-1914, Arnold / Oxford Univ. Press, London / New York, (1998), 368pp, very good, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0340676965, (Order No: 42017 ), $8.50

50. Sigerman, Harriet (edited by), THE COLUMBIA DOCUMENTARY HISTORY OF AMERICAN WOMEN SINCE 1941, Columbia University Press, New York, (2003) 1st ptg, 690pp, fine w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0231116985 This collection of documents seeks to chronicle the exciting and tumultuous recent history of American women, beginning with World War II, and the lasting reverberations of the greater employment opportunities for women created by the war effort., (Order No: 39138 ), $10.00

51. Sklar, Kathryn Kish; Schuler, Anja; Strasser, Susan (edited by), SOCIAL JUSTICE FEMINISTS IN THE UNITED STATES AND GERMANY: A DIALOGUE IN DOCUMENTS, 1885-1933, Cornell University Press, Ithaca, NY, (1998), 381pp, fine, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0801484693, (Order No: 61470 ), $5.00

52. Smith, Cyril J., TRADITION OF EVE, Gulf Publishing Company, Houston, TX, (1970), B&W illustrations, 296pp, good+ w/good dustjacket (hardcover) inscribed by the author, ISBN 0872018792 According to this book, a woman can best be understood and can best comprehend her own status in our culture when seen as a product of her historical past and as one destined to sustained future progress., (Order No: 17420 ), $7.50

53. Stephens, Ann S. (edited by), THE LADIES' NATIONAL MAGAZINE - VOLUME VII. FROM JANUARY TO JUNE, INCLUSIVE - AND, VOLUME VIII. FROM JULY TO DECEMBER, Charles J. Peterson, Philadelphia, PA, 1845, B&W illustrations, 212pp, 212pp, good+, 3/4 leather (hardcover) some light foxing, Entire year of 1845, two volumes bound in one - 212 pages followed by 212 pages. When bound, some of the hand colored plates were trimmed close, and in some cases tops of heads are trimmed off. Part of frontis plate to Volume VIII is lacking., (Order No: 52774 ), $95.00

54. Tentler, Leslie Woodcock, WAGE-EARNING WOMEN: INDUSTRIAL WORK AND FAMILY LIFE IN THE UNITED STATES, 1900-1930, Oxford University Press, New York, 1979, 266pp, very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0195026276 Explodes the myth that jobs outside the home for this generation of women led to women's emancipation., (Order No: 37577 ), $6.00

55. Van Horn, Susan Householder (introduction by Peter N. Stearns), WOMEN, WORK, AND FERTILITY, 1900-1986, New York University Press, New York, 1988, 232pp, very good+ w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0814787592 In this study, the author captures the basic features and the inevitable complexity of the women's revolution., (Order No: 48589 ), $12.50

56. Wood, Ethel M., MAINLY FOR MEN, Victor Gollancz Ltd, London, 1944, 126pp, good, wraps (softcover), "The War Crisis has simply underlined the archaic attitude towards women and the deliberate restriction of opportunities in many fields of activity." Contents include: Women and the Problems of War; Some Observations on Traditionalism; Women in the Civil Service; Women in Industry; Women on the Land; Women in Education; Women Police; Women in the Home; Woman as an Economic Unit; Alas! My Poor Brother., (Order No: 53257 ), $35.00

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