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Books Books 11 - 20 of about 47 related to No Idle Hands: The Social History of American Knitting.   

Relations of Rescue : The Search for Female Moral Authority in the American ...

Peggy Pascoe Associate Professor of History University of Utah - FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS - 1990 - 328 pages
In this study of late nineteeth-century moral reform, Peggy Pascoe examines four specific cases--a home for Chinese prostitutes in San Francisco, California; a home for ...
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The Boundaries of Her Body: The Troubling History of Women's Rights in America

Debran Rowland - History - 2004 - 788 pages
Examines the legal status and rights of women in the United States throughout history.
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A Spy's Wife: The Moscow Memoirs of a Canadian who Witnessed the End of the ...

Janice Cowan - Biography & Autobiography - 2006 - 224 pages
This is a lively, readable, and informative account of life in Moscow by the wife of a Canadian military attaché who witnessed the last days of the Soviet Union and the end of ...
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Letters from a Lady Rancher

Monica Hopkins - History - 2005 - 192 pages
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The Feminist Avant-Garde: Transatlantic Encounters of the Early Twentieth ...

Lucy Delap - History - 2007 - 357 pages
In the first major study of twentieth-century feminism as an Anglo-American phenomenon, Lucy Delap offers a unique perspective on the politics of gender. By exploring the ...
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Pushed: The Painful Truth About Childbirth and Modern Maternity Care

Jennifer Block - History - 2007 - 320 pages
A groundbreaking narrative investigation of childbirth in the age of machines, malpractice, and managed care, Pushed presents the complete picture of maternity care in America ...
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Not in God's Image: A Comparative Study of Women's Body Image in Pagan ...

Catherine Rahaim - History - 2007 - 112 pages
This study investigated the impact that women's body image had on prehistoric, ancient Greek, and developing Jewish and Tibetan Buddhist religions. Questions focused on the ...
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Frontier Women: "Civilizing" the West? 1840-1880

Julie Jeffrey - History - 1998 - 278 pages
Chronicles the physical, social, and economic hardships endured by nineteenth-century frontier women, and highlights their contributions to the settling of the West
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