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Books Books 31 - 40 of about 47 related to No Idle Hands: The Social History of American Knitting.   

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
As a prizewinning foreign correspondent for The Wall Street Journal, Geraldine Brooks spent six years covering the Middle East through wars, insurrections, and the volcanic ...
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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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