Women

The Psychology of Women under Patriarchy

Edited by Holly F. MathewsAdriana M. Manago

These feminist scholars bridge preexisting divides between bio-psychological, sociological, and cultural perspectives to explain the ways that women’s desires, goals, and identities interact with culturally situated systems in order to develop more complex theories about the psychological underpinnings of patriarchy and to inform more socially progressive policies to improve the lives of women and men globally.

María of Ágreda

Mystical Lady in Blue
By Marilyn H. Fedewa

The intriguing story of the legendary "Lady in Blue" will be of interest to cultural and religious historians, as well as to women who have struggled for equality against all odds.

Into the Canyon

Seven Years in Navajo Country
By Lucy Moore

"A delight to read; an invaluable historical and cultural narrative."--Leslie Marmon Silko

Brothels, Bordellos, and Bad Girls

Prostitution in Colorado, 1860-1930
By Jan MacKell

This look at prostitution in Colorado, 1860-1930, uncovers the lives and woes of "working girls" in mining towns such as Cripple Creek.

Fictions of Western American Domesticity

Indian, Mexican, and Anglo Women in Print Culture, 1850–1950
By Amanda J. Zink

This work provides a compelling explanation of something that has bedeviled a number of feminist scholars: Why did popular authors like Edna Ferber continue to write conventional fiction while living lives that were far from conventional?

Sovereign Stories and Blood Memories

Sovereign Stories and Blood Memories

Native American Women's Autobiography
By Annette Angela Portillo

Portillo analyzes traditional autobiographies and memoirs alongside interviews and social media to explore the intricacies of Native American women’s voices and the stories that they share.

Nuns Navigating the Spanish Empire

By Sarah E. Owens

Nuns Navigating the Spanish Empire tells the remarkable story of a group of nuns who traveled halfway around the globe in the seventeenth century to establish the first female Franciscan convent in the Far East.

Equal under the Sky

Georgia O’Keeffe and Twentieth-Century Feminism
By Linda M. Grasso

Equal under the Sky is the first historical study of Georgia O’Keeffe’s complex involvement with, and influence on, US feminism from the 1910s to the 1970s.

Subjects: ArtWomenHistory

Latin American Women Filmmakers

Social and Cultural Perspectives
By Traci Roberts-Camps

This book highlights the voices and stories of Latin American women directors from Brazil, Chile, Argentina, and Mexico.

Gendered Crossings

Women and Migration in the Spanish Empire
By Allyson M. Poska

Gendered Crossings brings to life the diverse settings of the Iberian Atlantic and the transformations in the peasants’ gendered experiences as they moved around the Spanish Empire.

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