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Women's Studies, Feminism

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Freedom's Cause: Lives of the Suffragettes, Abrams, Fran
1 Abrams, Fran Freedom's Cause: Lives of the Suffragettes
London Profile Books Ltd 2003 1861974256 / 9781861974259 First Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine Octavo 
xvii, 283 pp. Light edgewear to unclipped dustjacket. Yellowing to upper and fore edges of text block. All else as new. Illustrated with b/w photos in the text. Notes, bibliography, index. "Be militant each in your own way! Those of you who can break windows, break them. Those of you who can still further attack the secret idol of property ... do so. And my last word is to the Government: I incite this meeting to rebellion. ... Take me if you dare!" -- Emmeline Pankhurst, at the Albert Hall, 1912. 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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Australia from a Woman's Point of View, Ackermann, Jessie. With a new introduction by Elizabeth Riddell
2 Ackermann, Jessie. With a new introduction by Elizabeth Riddell Australia from a Woman's Point of View
North Ryde Cassell Australia 1981 072690029X / 9780726900297 First Australian Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 12mo 
245 pp. First published (in London) 1913. This edition 1981. Extremely light edgewear to unclipped dustjacket. Spine lightly sunned. A little wear to ends of spine, otherwise blue boards and white lettering are bright and clean. Some foxing to upper edge of text block. Faint yellowing to edges of text block and outer page margins. Internally unmarked; solidly bound. Black-and-white photos in plates. "A well-known publicist places the social, political and economic conditions of Australia under the searchlight and reveals frankly and fearlessly 'things as they are' in the Island Continent." 
Price: 35.00 AUD
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Hypatia's Heritage: A History of Women in Science from Antiquity to the Late Nineteenth Century, Alic, Margaret
3 Alic, Margaret Hypatia's Heritage: A History of Women in Science from Antiquity to the Late Nineteenth Century
London The Women's Press 2001 0704339544 / 9780704339545 Reprint Paperback Very Good 12mo 
230 pp. Faint yellowing to edges of text block and outer page margins. Internally unmarked; solidly bound. Black-and-white illustrations in the text. Notes, bibliography, index. "Reaffirms women's substantial contributions to scientific knowledge throughout the ages, revisiting names such as Hypatia of Alexandria; astrologer and philosopher Hildegard of Bingen; Lady Mary Montagu, who developed inoculation against smallpox; the chemist Marie Lavoisier; Caroline Herschel, a renowned astrologer; Ada Lovelace, whose work contributed to the beginnings of computer science; Mary Somerville 'The Queen of 19th-Century Science'; and, of course, Marie Curie." 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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Freud's Women, Appignanesi, Lisa, and John Forrester
4 Appignanesi, Lisa, and John Forrester Freud's Women
London Virago 1993 1853817198 / 9781853817199 Reprint Paperback Very Good Octavo 
563 pp. Light general and edgewear to illustrated covers. Light creasing to spine, but binding is solid throughout. Internally crisp, clean, bright. Black-and-white plates. "Telling the many stories of Freud's women, this groundbreaking book is a powerful exploration of the impact of women on the development of Freud's ideas and a faswcinating analysis of the legacy of these ideas in contemporary feminism." 
Price: 16.00 AUD
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The Virgin, Ashe, Geoffrey
5 Ashe, Geoffrey The Virgin
London Routledge & Kegan Paul 1976 0710083424 / 9780710083425 First Hard Cover Very Good Good Octavo 
vii, 261 pp. Very light general to unclipped dj, including some foxing to flaps and reverse. Faint scuffing to upper edge of text block. internally unmarked; solidly bound. Illustrated with b/w plates. The cult of the Virgin Mary. "An exciting and well-documented book which seeks to account for the facts and touches on many aspects of mythology, theology and the spirituality of women." 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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6 Barash, Carol, Editor An Olive Schreiner Reader: Writings on Women and South Africa
United Kingdom Pandora Press 1987 0863581188 / 9780863581182 First Paperback Good+ 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall 
261 pp. Cover a little worn and creased (spine is uncreased), some foxing to top edge. Owner's inscription to first page. Pages uniformly browned around the edges, otherwise clean and tightly bound. Afterword by Nadine Gordimer. 
Price: 30.00 AUD
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Gendered Fields: Women, Men and Ethnography, Bell, Diane; Pat Caplan; Wazir Jahan Karim (editors)
7 Bell, Diane; Pat Caplan; Wazir Jahan Karim (editors) Gendered Fields: Women, Men and Ethnography
London Routledge 1993 0415062527 / 9780415062527 First Paperback Very Good Octavo 
250 pp. Light general and edgewear to illustrated covers. Previous owner’s details inked to first page. Internally unmarked; solidly bound. Black-and-white photos in the text. Name index. Subject index. "International in scope and in its contributors, the book shows how gender perspectives actually take shape in interpersonal or group dynamics in the field. Its insights on gender, knowledge and power -- by both women and men -- will enable future anthropologists to carry out fieldwork with greater sensitivity and caution and will stimulate experienced ethnographrs to rethink their own fieldwork." 
Price: 30.00 AUD
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The Feminist Companion to Literature in english - Women Writers from the Middle Ages to the Preset, Blain, Virginia; Patricia Clements; Isobel Grundy
8 Blain, Virginia; Patricia Clements; Isobel Grundy The Feminist Companion to Literature in english - Women Writers from the Middle Ages to the Preset
London B T Batsford 1990 0713458488 / 9780713458480 First Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket Large Octavo 
1231 pp. Rubbing to lower edges of maroon cloth boards; scuffing to lower edge of text block. Green ex-libris stamp (unused and tidy, but odd) to half title. Internally unmarked; solidly bound. 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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The New Women and the Old Men: Love, Sex and the Woman Question, Brandon, Ruth
9 Brandon, Ruth The New Women and the Old Men: Love, Sex and the Woman Question
London Secker & Warburg 1990 0436067226 / 9780436067228 First Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good Octavo 
294 pp. Light wear to upper edges of unclipped dustjacket. Yellowing to edges of text block and outer page margins. Internally unmarked; solidly bound. Black-and-white plates. Notes, select bibliography, index. "When Ellen Terry wrote to Shaw, 'Aren't you funny, preaching against marriage and marrying? Against other things and doing 'em', her accusation could have been levelled against many of the men in Shaw's circle of New Thinkers, Fabians and social revolutionaries. [This book] examines that gulf between principle and practice in the lives and, more particularly, in the marriages and sexual relationships of this extraordinary group of men and women, which included Havelock Ellis, Olive Schreiner, Eleanor Marx, Edward Aveling, Sidney and Beatrice Webb, H.G. Wells and Margaret Sanger." 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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Out of the Garden:  Women Writers on the Bible, Büchmann, Christina, and Celina Spiegel (eds.)
10 Büchmann, Christina, and Celina Spiegel (eds.) Out of the Garden: Women Writers on the Bible
London Pandora Press 1995 0 04 440933 8 / 9780044409335 First British Paperback Very Good Octavo 
351 pp. Very light general and edgewear to illustrated covers. A little scuffing to edges of text block. Internally unmarked and solidly bound. Contributions by, among many others, Alicia Ostriker, Patricia J. Williams, Cynthia Ozick, Marina Warner, Louise Erdrich, Ursula K. Le Guin. 
Price: 16.00 AUD
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The Feminist Critique of Language: A Reader. Second Edition, Cameron, Deborah (editor)
11 Cameron, Deborah (editor) The Feminist Critique of Language: A Reader. Second Edition
London Routledge 1999 0415164001 / 9780415164009 Reprint Paperback Very Good Large 0ctavo 
368 pp. Light general and edgewear to illustrated covers. Spine creased, but binding is solid. Internally bright and unmarked. "Both an established guide to the major debates and directions in current feminist thinking about language and a digest of the history of 20th century feminist ideas about language. This new edition has been thoroughly updated and expanded to take account of new developments in feminist debates about language, including new material on sexist language and political correctness." 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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12 Carson, Anne Goddesses & Wise Women: The Literature of Feminist Spirituality 1980-1992, An Annotated Bibliography
California Crossing Press 1992 0895945363 / 9780895945365 First Edition Paperback Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
247 pp. Wraps with a bit of general and edgewear. 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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The Isthmus Zapotecs: Women's Roles in Cultural Context, Chiñas, Beverly L.
13 Chiñas, Beverly L. The Isthmus Zapotecs: Women's Roles in Cultural Context
New York Holt, Rinehart and Winston 1973 0030803012 / 9780030803017 Paperback Good Octavo 
122 pp. General and edgewear to illustrated covers. Yellowing to edges of text block. A little foxing throughout. Pencilled and inked underlining and marginal lines throughout. Binding is solid. Black-and-white illustrations in the text. Map. Glossary; References; Recommended Reading. 
Price: 14.00 AUD
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Off the Pedestal: New Women in the Art of Homer, Chase, and Sargent, Connor, Holly Pyne (editor)
14 Connor, Holly Pyne (editor) Off the Pedestal: New Women in the Art of Homer, Chase, and Sargent
New Brunswick NJ Rutgers University Press 2006 0813536979 / 9780813536972 First Paperback Very Good Quarto 
158 pp. Light general and edgewear to illustrated covers. Internally as new. Colour and black-and-white illustrations. "Through the lens of popular culture and its illustrations of women's new roles in the late 19th century, Off the Pedestal explores the work of some of America's best known painters. An engaging and persuasive text that adds fascinating aspects to our understanding of these artists and their works." 
Price: 16.00 AUD
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Frames of Reference: Aspects of Feminism and Art, Couacaud, Sally (Curator)
15 Couacaud, Sally (Curator) Frames of Reference: Aspects of Feminism and Art
Sydney Artspace Visual Art Centre 1991 0958915482 / 9780958915489 First Paperback Good Quarto 
Light general and edgewear to covers. A little faint discolouration to edges of text block. Some colouring from the inside covers has bled onto the first and last pages. Otherwise internally unmarked; solidly bound. Black-and-white plates. 
Price: 16.00 AUD
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Outercourse: The Be-Dazzling Voyage, Daly, Mary
16 Daly, Mary Outercourse: The Be-Dazzling Voyage
London The Women's Press 1993 070434372X / 9780704343726 Reprint Paperback Very Good Octavo 
477 pp. Light general and edgewear to covers, including a few small chips along the upper edge. Spine uncreased. Internally unmarked; solidly bound. Index. "Containing recollections from my Logbook of a Radical Feminist Philosopher (Be-ing an account of my time/space travels and ideas -- then, again, now and how)" 
Price: 14.00 AUD
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17 Davis, Deborah Strapless: John Singer Sargent and the Fall of Madame X
New York Jeremy P. Tarcher / Penguin 2004 158542336X / 9781585423361 Reprint Paperback Very Good + Octavo 
310 pp. Very light edgewear to illustrated wraps. A little rubbing to uncreased spine. Page edges slightly browned. Internally as new. Illustrated with b/w drawings in the text and colour plates. 
Price: 24.00 AUD
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18 Fernandes, Walter, and Geeta Menon Tribal Women and Forest Economy: Deforestation, Exploitation and Status Change. No. 1, Tribes of India Series
New Delhi Indian Social Institute 1987 Paperback Good + 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
178 pp. Light wear to wraps, spine uncreased. Slight discolouration to page edges. Internally clean and solidly bound. 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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The Pandora Guide to Women Composers: Britain and the United States 1629-Present, Fuller, Sophie
19 Fuller, Sophie The Pandora Guide to Women Composers: Britain and the United States 1629-Present
London and San Francisco HarperCollins 1994 0044408978 / 9780044408970 First Hard Cover Fine Near Fine Octavo 
368 pp. Very light edgewear to unclipped dj. "It will be invaluable to all music lovers wanting to brroaden their horizons, to all those interested in neglected and suppressed aspects of women's creative culture, and also to students of music and women's studies as well as music researchers, programmers and performers." 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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20 Gardiner, Lyndsay A Woman's Place - A History of the Homecraft Hotel
South Melbourne Hyland House Publishing 1993 1875657274 / 9781875657278 First Hard Cover Fine Near Fine 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
137pp. B&W plates. "...reveals the history of the Homecraft Hostel, [and] sheds light on the sociological changes which contributed to its closure." Book itself in fine condition, dustjacket with very minor edgewear. 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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