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Women's Studies
Feminist Studies emphasising Women of Color


  
Africana Woman - Her Story Through Time
by Cynthia Jacobs Carter
Coffee Table Book
Retail Price: $9.99 
This unique, profusely illustrated, inspiring tribute sweeps through world history to celebrate the courage, commitment, and accomplishments that link the daughters of Africa in a 3,500-year heritage, from ancient queens to the modern Black women who command respect and renown  [ more ]

  
Black Ice by Lorene Cary
Trade Paperback
Retail Price: $9.99 
In 1972 Lorene Cary, a bright, ambitious black teenager from Philadelphia, was transplanted into the formerly all-white, all-male environs of the elite St. Paul's School in New Hampshire, where she became a scholarship student in a "boot camp" for future  [ more ]

  
Daughters of Thunder
Black Women Preachers and Their Sermons, 1850-1979
by Bettye Collier-Thomas
Hardcover
Retail Price: $9.99 
This historic collection of never-before-published sermons by African American women preachers gives voice to the long-ignored founding mothers of the African American church. It provides long overdue access to the original text of the sermons coupled with expert contextual analysis  [ more ]

  
Lakota Woman by Mary Crow Dog
Trade Paperback
Retail Price: $9.99 
This is the powerful autobiography of Mary Brave Bird, who grew up in the misery of a South Dakota reservation. Rebelling against the violence and hopelessness of reservation life, she joined the tribal pride movement in an effort to bring  [ more ]

  
My Journey to Lhasa by Alexandra David-Neel
Trade Paperback
Retail Price: $9.99 
First published in 1927, "My Journey to Lhasa" tells of the first Western woman to enter the forbidden Tibetan city of Lhasa and to have been received by the Dalai Lama. Map.  [ more ]

  
Blues Legacies and Black Feminism
Gertrude "Ma" Rainey, Bessie Smith, and Billie Holiday
by Angela Y. Davis
Trade Paperback
Retail Price: $9.99 
Women's blues have been largely misunderstood by critics. Overlooked, Davis shows, has been the way their candor and bravado laid the groundwork for an aesthetic that broke through the constraints of middle-class respectability. Through meticulous transcriptions of all the extant  [ more ]

  
Women, Race, & Class by Angela Y. Davis
Trade Paperback
Retail Price: $9.99 
A powerful study of the women's movement in the U.S. from abolitionist days to the present that demonstrates how it has always been hampered by the racist and classist biases of its leaders.  [ more ]

  
Desert Flower
The Extraordinary Journey of a Desert Nomad
by Waris Dirie
Trade Paperback
Retail Price: $9.99 
Waris Dirie leads a double life -- by day, she is an international supermodel and human rights ambassador for the United Nations; by night, she dreams of the simplicity of life in her native Somalia and the family she was  [ more ]

  
The Black Rose
The Magnificent Story of Madam C.J. Walker, America's First Black Female Millionaire
by Tananarive Due
Trade Paperback
Retail Price: $9.99 
In 1867, Madame C.J. Walker was born to former slaves on a Louisiana plantation. The story of how she rose from poverty and indignity to become America's first black female millionaire fascinated renowned author Alex Haley. Before his death in  [ more ]

  
The Vagina Monologues
by Eve Ensler
Trade Paperback
Retail Price: $9.99 
A poignant and hilarious tour of the last frontier, the ultimate forbidden zone, The Vagina Monologues is a celebration of female sexuality in all its complexity and mystery. Hailed as the bible for a new generation of women, it has  [ more ]


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