Women’s History Month 2020

We present books featuring women—suffragettes, innovators, writers, anthropologists, military personnel, and an exceptional astronomer—who compelled the world to change.

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Cover: Why They Marched: Untold Stories of the Women Who Fought for the Right to VoteWhy They Marched: Untold Stories of the Women Who Fought for the Right to VoteWare, SusanPAPERBACK11/17/2020$16.95Not yet available
Cover: What Stars Are Made Of: The Life of Cecilia Payne-GaposchkinWhat Stars Are Made Of: The Life of Cecilia Payne-GaposchkinMoore, DonovanHARDCOVER03/03/2020$29.95
Cover: Forgotten Healers: Women and the Pursuit of Health in Late Renaissance ItalyForgotten Healers: Women and the Pursuit of Health in Late Renaissance ItalyStrocchia, Sharon T.HARDCOVER12/17/2019$49.95
Cover: Battling Bella: The Protest Politics of Bella AbzugBattling Bella: The Protest Politics of Bella AbzugZarnow, Leandra RuthHARDCOVER11/26/2019$35.00
Cover: Pious Fashion: How Muslim Women DressPious Fashion: How Muslim Women DressBucar, ElizabethPAPERBACK08/13/2019$19.95
Cover: The Hello Girls: America’s First Women SoldiersThe Hello Girls: America’s First Women SoldiersCobbs, ElizabethPAPERBACK05/13/2019$17.95
Cover: Why They Marched: Untold Stories of the Women Who Fought for the Right to VoteWhy They Marched: Untold Stories of the Women Who Fought for the Right to VoteWare, SusanHARDCOVER05/06/2019$26.95
Cover: How Girls AchieveHow Girls AchieveNuamah, Sally A.HARDCOVER04/22/2019$23.95
Cover: A Shoppers’ Paradise: How the Ladies of Chicago Claimed Power and Pleasure in the New DowntownA Shoppers’ Paradise: How the Ladies of Chicago Claimed Power and Pleasure in the New DowntownRemus, EmilyHARDCOVER04/15/2019$39.95
Cover: Women’s War: Fighting and Surviving the American Civil WarWomen’s War: Fighting and Surviving the American Civil WarMcCurry, StephanieHARDCOVER04/15/2019$26.95
Cover: Butterfly Politics: Changing the World for Women, With a New PrefaceButterfly Politics: Changing the World for Women, With a New PrefaceMacKinnon, Catharine A.PAPERBACK04/02/2019$19.95
Cover: Njinga of Angola: Africa’s Warrior QueenNjinga of Angola: Africa’s Warrior QueenHeywood, Linda M.PAPERBACK02/25/2019$16.95
Cover: The Girls Next Door: Bringing the Home Front to the Front LinesThe Girls Next Door: Bringing the Home Front to the Front LinesVuic, Kara DixonHARDCOVER02/04/2019$29.95
Cover: Feminism’s Forgotten Fight: The Unfinished Struggle for Work and FamilyFeminism’s Forgotten Fight: The Unfinished Struggle for Work and FamilySwinth, KirstenHARDCOVER11/05/2018$35.00
Cover: What Works: Gender Equality by DesignWhat Works: Gender Equality by DesignBohnet, IrisPAPERBACK10/15/2018$16.95
Cover: The Magdalene in the ReformationThe Magdalene in the ReformationArnold, MargaretHARDCOVER10/08/2018$29.95
Cover: Pious Fashion: How Muslim Women DressPious Fashion: How Muslim Women DressBucar, ElizabethHARDCOVER09/04/2017$29.95
Cover: The Hello Girls: America’s First Women SoldiersThe Hello Girls: America’s First Women SoldiersCobbs, ElizabethHARDCOVER04/06/2017$31.00
Cover: Njinga of Angola: Africa’s Warrior QueenNjinga of Angola: Africa’s Warrior QueenHeywood, Linda M.HARDCOVER02/27/2017$31.00
Cover: In a Different Voice: Psychological Theory and Women’s DevelopmentIn a Different Voice: Psychological Theory and Women’s DevelopmentGilligan, CarolPAPERBACK08/29/2016$23.50
Cover: Emily Dickinson’s Poems: As She Preserved ThemEmily Dickinson’s Poems: As She Preserved ThemDickinson, Emily
Miller, Cristanne
HARDCOVER04/11/2016$41.00
Cover: What Works: Gender Equality by DesignWhat Works: Gender Equality by DesignBohnet, IrisHARDCOVER03/08/2016$28.00
Cover: The Highest Glass Ceiling: Women’s Quest for the American PresidencyThe Highest Glass Ceiling: Women’s Quest for the American PresidencyFitzpatrick, EllenHARDCOVER02/29/2016$25.95
Cover: Therigatha: Poems of the First Buddhist WomenTherigatha: Poems of the First Buddhist WomenHallisey, CharlesHARDCOVER01/06/2015$29.95
Cover: To Free a Family: The Journey of Mary WalkerTo Free a Family: The Journey of Mary WalkerNathans, SydneyPAPERBACK11/18/2013$21.50
Cover: Little Women: An Annotated EditionLittle Women: An Annotated EditionAlcott, Louisa May
Shealy, Daniel
HARDCOVER05/13/2013$35.00
Cover: My Dearest Friend: Letters of Abigail and John AdamsMy Dearest Friend: Letters of Abigail and John AdamsAdams, Abigail
Adams, John
Hogan, Margaret A.
Taylor, C. James
PAPERBACK11/15/2010$24.50
Cover: Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl: Written by Herself, with “A True Tale of Slavery” by John S. JacobsIncidents in the Life of a Slave Girl: Written by Herself, with “A True Tale of Slavery” by John S. JacobsJacobs, Harriet A.
Yellin, Jean Fagan
PAPERBACK11/30/2009$22.50
Cover: Rebecca's Revival: Creating Black Christianity in the Atlantic WorldRebecca's Revival: Creating Black Christianity in the Atlantic WorldSensbach, Jon F.PAPERBACK10/31/2006$26.00
Cover: Famous WomenFamous WomenBoccaccio, Giovanni
Brown, Virginia
PAPERBACK04/30/2003$18.50
Cover: Return to NisaReturn to NisaShostak, MarjoriePAPERBACK03/01/2002$32.00
Cover: Famous WomenFamous WomenBoccaccio, Giovanni
Brown, Virginia
HARDCOVER04/26/2001$29.95
Cover: Nisa: The Life and Words of a !Kung WomanNisa: The Life and Words of a !Kung WomanShostak, MarjoriePAPERBACK11/14/2000$33.50
Cover: To ’Joy My Freedom: Southern Black Women’s Lives and Labors after the Civil WarTo ’Joy My Freedom: Southern Black Women’s Lives and Labors after the Civil WarHunter, Tera W.PAPERBACK09/15/1998$31.00
Cover: Women on the Margins: Three Seventeenth-Century LivesWomen on the Margins: Three Seventeenth-Century LivesDavis, Natalie ZemonPAPERBACK04/25/1997$33.50
Cover: Hypatia of AlexandriaHypatia of AlexandriaDzielska, Maria
Lyra, F.
PAPERBACK10/01/1996$29.50
Cover: Century of Struggle: The Woman’s Rights Movement in the United States, Enlarged EditionCentury of Struggle: The Woman’s Rights Movement in the United States, Enlarged EditionFlexner, Eleanor
Fitzpatrick, Ellen
PAPERBACK03/01/1996$35.00
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Jacket: The Condemnation of Blackness: Race, Crime, and the Making of Modern Urban America, by Khalil Gibran Muhammad, from Harvard University Press

“Predictive Policing” and Racial Profiling

While technology used in policing has improved, it hasn’t progressed, says Khalil Gibran Muhammad, if racial biases are built into those new technologies. This excerpt from his book, The Condemnation of Blackness: Race, Crime, and the Making of Modern Urban America, shows that for the reform called for by the current protests against systemic racism and racially-biased policing to be fulfilled, the police—especially those at the top—will need to change their pre-programmed views on race and the way they see the Black citizens they are supposed to “serve and protect.”