Women in History

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“In the Women of the American Revolution, the author educates the reader on much about the general feminine experience of the times.”

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“Jestice succeeds in proving that queens have played important parts throughout history—and continue to do so.”

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“Exhaustive yet eminently readable, Paradise Falls is a wonderful achievement—a splendid work of storytelling.”

It all began as a utopian vision.

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Uncontrollable Women is a fine piece of history . . .

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“Applegate’s well written and exhaustively researched biography of Polly Adler offers unique insight into a remarkable immigrant as well as the Roaring ’20s.”

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“a powerful narrative of WWII news, journalistic ethics, and women’s achievements in the face of daunting odds.”

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“threads of When Women Ruled the World make up a history of women not just as rulers but as women who were rulers. . . .”

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“Schuller has produced a work of impressive scholarship and research, from which many readers and students will benefit, though the rich and complex material she has assembled seems to dema

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“. . . physicians once believed that women’s nerves were too highly strung for them to receive an education and that their ovaries would become inflamed if they read too much.

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“A bright, deeply researched narrative that will fascinate feminists and history buffs.”

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If one were to draw a Venn diagram to help explain Robert Plumb’s well-intentioned but flawed book about five significant women in American Civil War history, its overlapping circles would include

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One picks up What Happened to Paula? On the Death of an American Girl, expecting a true crime murder mystery. On the surface, it checks all the boxes.

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“Russo provides a well-illustrated essay on each of these individuals, reminding the reader that the presidents and the White House have families, and their history becomes part of America’

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Elizabeth Letts, New York Times bestselling author of The Perfect Horse, has written an adventure inspired by a real person who faces the predicted end of her life with bold audac

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“Wickenden does a brilliant job of weaving all the complicated threads together, telling a compelling story that we thought we knew well. History at its best: personal, pow

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Eleanor Roosevelt was a transformational figure for generations in the US and around the world.

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The clichéd assessment “compulsively readable” seems the most appropriate response to Andrew Morton’s 385-page book on the Windsor sisters, Elizabeth and Margaret.

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“As impressive for empathetic portraits of individual women as its ambitious scope, The Barbizon should be an essential text on the topic of women’s studies.”

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“This is a rich history, much broader than the title hints at. It’s more about women as movers and shakers in a country’s culture than about divas.”

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Koa Beck’s book, White Feminism: From Suffragettes to Influencers and Who They Leave Behind, comes with a rather double- or even triple-edged endorsement from Gloria Steinem; “Don’t judge

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“Liz Heinecke has shined a light on two remarkable women whose work and friendship was a gift to each other and to the world.”

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“The Women’s History of the Modern World revolves around certain women heroes, ‘every one in search of an identity, a new life, and a means to throw off the chains

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