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Books Books 31 - 40 of about 48 related to No Idle Hands: The Social History of American Knitting.   

Being Good: Women's Moral Values in Early America

Martha Saxton - History - 2004 - 400 pages
A pathbreaking new study of women and morality How do people decide what is "good" and what is "bad"? How does a society set moral guidelines -- and what happens when the ...
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Modernizing Tradition: Gender and Consumerism in Interwar France and Germany

Adam C. Stanley - Business & Economics - 2008 - 280 pages
In the turbulent decades after World War I, both France and Germany sought to return to an idealized, prewar past. Many people believed they could recapture a sense of order ...
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Who Cooked the Last Supper?: The Women's History of the World

Rosalind Miles - Social Science - 2007 - 352 pages
Who Cooked the Last Supper? overturns the phallusy of history and gives voice to the untold history of the world: the contributions of millions of unsung women. Men dominate ...
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Cunt: A Declaration of Independence

Inga Muscio - Psychology - 2002 - 373 pages
An ancient title of respect for women, the word "cunt” long ago veered off this noble path. Inga Muscio traces the road from honor to expletive, giving women the motivation and ...
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The Feminist Promise: 1792 to the Present

Christine Stansell - History - 2010 - 528 pages
In this definitive volume, respected historian Christine Stansell tells the story of one of the great democratic movements of our times. She paints richly detailed portraits of ...
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Women in 1900: Gateway to the Political Economy of the 20th Century

Christine Bose - Business & Economics - 2010 - 272 pages
This interdisciplinary volume provides a historical and international framework for understanding the changing role of women in the political economy of Latin America and the ...
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The Ordeal of Elizabeth Marsh: A Woman in World History

Linda Colley - History - 2009 - 400 pages
In this remarkable reconstruction of an eighteenth-century woman's extraordinary and turbulent life, historian Linda Colley not only tells the story of Elizabeth Marsh, one of ...
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Nine Parts of Desire: The Hidden World of Islamic Women

Geraldine Brooks - Social Science - 2010 - 272 pages
INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER - Pulitzer Prize winning author presents the stories of a wide range of Muslim women in the Middle East. As an Australian American and an experienced ...
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