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Books Books 21 - 30 of about 48 related to No Idle Hands: The Social History of American Knitting.   

Recovering Nineteenth-century Women Interpreters of the Bible

Christiana De Groot, Marion Ann Taylor - Religion - 2007 - 244 pages
Women have been thoughtful readers and interpreters of scripture throughout the ages, yet the standard history of biblical interpretation includes few womens voices. To ...
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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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First Generations: Women in Colonial America

Carol Berkin - History - 1997 - 256 pages
Biographical sketches and collective portraits reconstruct the experiences of Native American, European, and African women of seventeenth- and eighteenth-century America
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England's Mistress: The Infamous Life of Emma Hamilton

Kate Williams - History - 2009 - 432 pages
She was the most famous woman in England–the beautiful model for society painters Joshua Reynolds and George Romney, an icon of fashion, the wife of an ambassador, and the ...
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Daughters of Ireland: The Rebellious Kingsborough Sisters and the Making of ...

Janet Todd - History - 2007 - 368 pages
They were known as the Ascendancy, the dashing aristocratic elite that controlled Irish politics and society at the end of the eighteenth century—and at their pinnacle stood ...
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Doomed Queens: Royal Women Who Met Bad Ends, From Cleopatra to Princess Di

Kris Waldherr - Biography & Autobiography - 2008 - 176 pages
Illicit love, madness, betrayal--it isn’t always good to be the queen Marie Antoinette, Anne Boleyn, and Mary, Queen of Scots. What did they have in common? For a while they ...
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Well-Behaved Women Seldom Make History

Laurel Thatcher Ulrich - Biography & Autobiography - 2008 - 320 pages
From admired historian—and coiner of one of feminism's most popular slogans—Laurel Thatcher Ulrich comes an exploration of what it means for women to make history. In 1976 ...
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