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Books Books 41 - 50 of about 50 related to No Idle Hands: The Social History of American Knitting.   

Civil War Wives

Carol Berkin - History - 2009 - 384 pages
In these moving stories if Angelina Grimké Weld, wife of abolitionist Theodore Weld, Varina Howell Davis, wife of Confederate president Jefferson Davis, and Julia Dent grant ...
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Woman'S Place Is At The Typewriter

Margery Davies - Business & Economics - 2010 - 256 pages
"Compelling. It serves as a lesson and a warning, for it might disabuse many women of their notion that the first step toward the executive ladder is at a typewriter. Certainly ...
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A View of the Ocean

Jan De Hartog - Biography & Autobiography - 2009 - 112 pages
The internationally best-selling novelist, playwright Jan de Hartog, author of The Captain and The Peaceable Kingdom, moves and inspires us with this simple, elegant story of ...
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The Bolter

Frances Osborne - Biography & Autobiography - 2009 - 352 pages
A San Francisco Chronicle Best Book of the Year An O, The Oprah Magazine #1 Terrific Read In an age of bolters—women who broke the rules and fled their marriages—Idina ...
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African Queen: The Real Life of the Hottentot Venus

Rachel Holmes - Biography & Autobiography - 2009 - 176 pages
Saartjie Baartman was twenty-one years old when she was taken from her native South Africa and shipped to London. Within weeks, the striking African beauty was the talk of the ...
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Girls to the Front: The True Story of the Riot Grrrl Revolution

Sara Marcus - Music - 2010 - 384 pages
“For a Second Wave feminist like myself, Girls to the Front evokes wonderfully the way the generation after mine soaked up the promise and the punishment of feminist ...
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Revolutionary Mothers: Women in the Struggle for America's Independence

Carol Berkin - History - 2007 - 224 pages
The American Revolution was a home-front war that brought scarcity, bloodshed, and danger into the life of every American. In this groundbreaking history, Carol Berkin shows us ...
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Olga's Story: Three Continents, Two World Wars and Revolution--One Woman's ...

Stephanie Williams - Biography & Autobiography - 2007 - 368 pages
When Canadian journalist Stephanie Williams set out to discover her Russian grandmother’ s long-lost history, what she unearthed was this stunning, sprawling portrait of a life ...
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The Queen Mother

William Shawcross - Biography & Autobiography - 2009 - 1120 pages
The official and definitive biography of Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother, the most beloved British monarch of the twentieth century. Consort of King George VI, mother of Queen ...
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Women and the Civil War

Louise Chipley Slavicek - History - 2009 - 129 pages
The Civil War brought enormous hardship and tragedy to America's female population. Yet, it also provided women of all races and social classes with unprecedented opportunities ...
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