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Joan Wallach Scott's Gender and the Politics of History

Paperback, 15/07/2017, £6.50
In His book Gender and the Politics of History (1998), Scott draws attention to the fact that despite gender equality's long-term recognition there has been no genuinely revolutionary change unlike economic, social, and class inequalities.

Gender and the Second World War: Lessons of War

Paperback, 09/12/2016, £24.99
Showing how gender history contributes to existing understandings of the Second World War, this book offers detail and context on the national and transnational experiences of men and women during the war. Following a general introduction, the essays shed new light on the field and illustrate methods of working with a wide range of primary sources.

What the **** is Normal?!

Paperback, 07/05/2015, £9.99
If you grow up in a world where wrinkles are practically illegal, going bald is cause for a mental breakdown, and women over size zero are encouraged to shoot themselves, what the hell do you do if you're, gasp... Disabled? The author shows you how she learned to challenge the crazy expectations of a world obsessed with being 'normal'.

Fifty Shades of Feminism

Paperback, 01/09/2016, £9.99
The antidote to the idea that being a woman is all about submitting to desire. There are many more shades than that and here are fifty women to explore them.

Girl Trouble: Panic and Progress in the History of Young Women

Paperback, 12/06/2014, £8.99
From flappers and beat girls to dolly birds and ladettes, this is the story of the 20th Century's 'bad girls' and the controversy that has accompanied their growing freedom.

How Not To Be a Boy

Hardback, 23/08/2017, £16.99
Following Peep Show, and alongside Back, the new Mitchell and Webb sitcom, comes part-memoir, part call-to-arms from the award-winning and hilariously funny Robert Webb

Carrington's Letters: Her Art, Her Loves, Her Friendships

Hardback, 13/11/2017, £30.00
She was friends with the greatest minds of the day and her correspondence stars a roster of fascinating characters - Virginia Woolf, Vanessa Bell, Rosamund Lehmann, Maynard Keynes to name but a few.

Galaxy of Her Own: Amazing Stories of Women in Space

Hardback, 16/11/2017, £16.99
From small steps to giant leaps, A Galaxy of Her Own tells fifty stories of inspirational women who have been fundamental to the story of humans in space, from scientists to astronauts to some surprising roles in between.

Black Looks: Race and Representation

Paperback, 17/12/2014, £21.99
Originally published: Boston, Massachusetts: South End Press, 1992.

Black and British: A Forgotten History

Paperback, 27/07/2017, £12.99
A story of the long relationship between the British Isles and the people of Africa and the Caribbean. It shows that the great industrial boom of the nineteenth century was built on American slavery, and that black Britons fought at Trafalgar and in the trenches of both World Wars.

Women vs Feminism: Why We All Need Liberating from the Gender Wars

Paperback, 29/09/2017, £15.99
Statistics tell us there has never been a better time to be a woman but feminists are quick to point out that women are still victims of everyday sexism. This title explores what life is like for women today. It's time to ditch a feminism that appears remote from the concerns of most women and, worse, pitches men and women against each other.

Birth of the Pill: How Four Pioneers Reinvented Sex and Launched a Revolution

Hardback, 12/02/2015, £16.99
The story of the extraordinary characters behind the invention of the contraceptive Pill

New Age Travellers

7, 01/10/1999, £42.99
New Age Travellers are a hybrid phenomenon: part youth subculture, part alternative lifestyle and part social movement. Their cultural politics has had an impact on many young people in Britain. This book describes the emergence and character of the travellers' way of life in the 1980s and 1990s.

Women & Power: A Manifesto

Hardback, 02/11/2017, £7.99

London Crossings:A biography of black Britain

Hardback, 01/07/2001, £18.99
This work is a portrait of London and the role it played in remaking the author's identity and nourishing the creative process. It is told through a series of inter-linked essays and stories, and travels through locations as far apart as New York, Nairobi, London, Lodz, Washington and Warsaw.

Blackness in Britain

Hardback, 29/04/2016, £99.99

Back to Black: Retelling Black Radicalism for the 21st Century

Paperback, 15/09/2018, £8.99
One of Britain's most highly acclaimed Black educators presents the history of Black radicalism, reclaiming it for the twenty-first century.

Winning Our Freedoms Together: African Americans and Apartheid, 1945-1960

Paperback, 30/09/2017, £37.50
In this account of black protest, Nicholas Grant examines how African Americans engaged with, supported, and were inspired by the South African anti-apartheid movement. Bringing black activism into conversation with the foreign policy of both the US and South African governments, this study questions the dominant perception that US-centered anticommunism decimated black international activism.

In and out of the Maasai Steppe

Paperback, 01/09/2016, £26.50
In and out of the Maasai Steppe looks at the Maasai women in the Maasai Steppe of Tanzania. The book explores their current plight - threatened by climate change - in the light of colonial history and post-independence history of land seizures.

Suffragettes: The Fight for Votes for Women

Paperback, 03/09/2015, £8.99
* A comprehensive anthology of the long and bloody history of women's struggle to get the vote. Here is the story in the voices of the women themselves.

Feminist Revolution: The Struggle for Women's Liberation

Hardback, 08/03/2018, £30.00
Explores the global history and contributions of the feminist revolution.

Suffragettes: How Britain's Women Fought & Died for the Right to Vote

Paperback, 10/07/2014, £9.99
An accessible chronological introduction to the women's suffrage movement, from its early origins in the Victorian era to the First World War, which proved to be a major turning point for the cause.

Rebel Girls: How votes for women changed Edwardian lives

Paperback, 04/05/2006, £14.99
Drawing upon brand new evidence, Jill Liddington tracks the story of these forgotten suffragettes across the north of England and offers an utterly original history of suffrage.

Little Book of Feminist Saints

Hardback, 06/03/2018, £12.99
This inspiring, beautifully illustrated collection honours one hundred exceptional women throughout history and around the world.

Theories of Race and Racism: A Reader

Paperback, 27/02/2009, £39.99
Incorporates contributions and editorial material and allows readers to explore the terms of debates about the nature of race and racism in contemporary societies. This book reflects different theoretical perspectives.

Martin Luther King: In Newcastle Upon Tyne: The African American Freedom Struggle and Race Relations in the North East of England

Hardback, 15/08/2017, £14.99
The story behind Martin Luther King's historic, but largely forgotten visit to Newcastle upon Tyne, England in 1967, placing King's visit within another lost history: the history of links between the African American freedom struggle and the North East of England.

Trans Liberation: Beyond Pink or Blue

Paperback, 01/10/1998, £8.52

Feminist Narrative Research: Opportunities and Challenges

Hardback, 05/07/2017, £99.99
Bringing together feminist scholarship and narrative approaches, it draws on empirical material, social theory and methodological insights to provide examples of feminist narrative studies that make explicit the links between theory and practice.

Once Upon A Time in the East: A Story of Growing up

Paperback, 01/02/2018, £9.99
*Finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award 2017* *Shortlisted for the Costa Biography Award 2017**Selected as a 2017 Book of the Year in the Sunday Times*Xiaolu Guo meets her parents for the first time when she is almost seven.

Votes For Women!: The Pioneers and Heroines of Female Suffrage (from the pages of A History of Britain in 21 Women)

Hardback, 05/02/2018, £7.99
A celebration of the forerunners and pioneers of women's suffrage from 1918

When They Call You a Terrorist: A Black Lives Matter Memoir

Hardback, 24/01/2018, £16.99
The powerful memoir of one of the co-founders of Black Lives Matter which explores how the movement was born

War on Women: And the Brave Ones Who Fight Back

Paperback, 18/05/2017, £8.99
A gripping and visceral narrative that interweaves the real-life stories of women who are fighting gross inequality all over the world.

Deeds Not Words: The Story of Women's Rights - Then and Now

Hardback, 06/02/2018, £25.00
On the 100th anniversary of women getting the vote, Helen Pankhurst - great-granddaughter of suffragette leader Emmeline Pankhurst and a leading women's rights campaigner - charts how women's lives have changed over the last century, and offers a powerful and positive argument for the way forward.

Wedlock: How Georgian Britain's Worst Husband Met His Match

Paperback, 26/12/2009, £12.99
'The remarkable story of one woman's triumph over years of appalling violence and abuse' DAILY EXPRESS

Gender and the Great War

Paperback, 13/07/2017, £23.49
Gender and the Great War provides a global, thematic approach to a century of scholarship on the war, masculinity and femininity, and it constitutes the most up-to-date survey of the topic by well-known scholars in the field.

Free Women, Free Men: Sex, Gender, Feminism

Paperback, 01/03/2018, £9.99
From fiery intellectual provocateur Camille Paglia: the definitive essay collection that celebrates and challenges modern feminism and gender

White Girls

Paperback, 01/03/2018, £9.99

Of Women: In the 21st Century

Hardback, 01/03/2018, £9.99

Periodic Table of Feminism

Hardback, 08/03/2018, £9.99
The history of feminism told through its most prominent advocates, including a diverse range of international names and faces.

Brazen: Rebel Ladies Who Rocked The World

Hardback, 08/03/2018, £17.99
Immerse yourself in the captivating adventures of some of history's unsung heroines, whose stories are told through engaging voices, dazzling drawings and with startling wit.

Everywoman: One Woman's Truth About Speaking the Truth

Paperback, 08/03/2018, £8.99
Loved it.' Robert Webb'Joyfully candid and very funny.' Guardian'Jess Phillips knows the truth . The truth can be empowering, the truth can lead to greater equality, and the world would be incredibly boring if we let all of those people who allegedly know everything, say everything.



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