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Enter Helen: The Invention of Helen Gurley Brown and the Rise of the Modern Single Woman

By: Brooke Hauser

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Harper Paperbacks: April 2017

Seller ID: 16735

ISBN: 0062342673

Condition: New


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The Civil Wars of Julia Ward Howe: A Biography

By: Elaine Showalter

Price: $11.95

Publisher: Simon & Schuster: February 2017

Seller ID: 18247

ISBN: 1451645910

Condition: New


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Jane Addams And The Dream Of American Democracy

By: Jean Bethke Elshtain

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Basic Books: December 2002

Seller ID: 17585

ISBN: 0465019137

Condition: New


In this eagerly anticipated interpretation of the life and work of quintessential "public intellectual" Jane Addams (1860-1935), Jean Bethke Elshtain explores Addams's legacy thematically and chronologically, recounting her embrace of "social feminism," her challenge to the usual cleavage between "conservative" and "liberal," and the growth of Chicago's famed Hull House into a thriving cultural and intellectual center. Jane Addams and the Dream of American Democracy is a rich and revealing portrait of one of the most extraordinary figures in American history. View more info

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Writing Women in Central America: Gender and the Fictionalization of History (Ohio RIS Latin America Series)

By: Laura Barbas-Rhoden

Price: $24.95

Publisher: Ohio University Press: December 2003

Seller ID: 17541

ISBN: 0896802337

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What is the relationship between history and fiction in a place with a contentious past? And of what concern is gender in the telling of stories about that past? "Writing Women in Central America" explores these questions as it considers key Central American texts. This study analyzes how authors appropriate history to confront the rhetoric of the state, global economic powers, and even dissident groups within their own cultures. Laura Barbas-Rhoden winds a common thread in the literary imaginations of Claribel Alegria, Rosario Aguilar, Gioconda Belli, and Tatiana Lobo and shows how these ... View more info