Women

    Women in Britain: Voices and Perspectives from Twentieth Century History

    By Janet H. Howarth

    Paperback £14.86

    This anthology of original sources is accompanied by state-of-the-art historiography, and includes an introductory survey providing an accessible overview and analysis of key questions, including the relationship between 'first', 'second' and 'third' wave feminism in Britain.

    Can We All Be Feminists?

    By June Eric-Udorie

    Paperback £10.85

    "The intersectional feminist anthology we all need to read" Bustle, edited by a remarkable and inspiring twenty-year-old activist who the BBC named one of 100 "inspirational and influential women" of 2016.

    Gendering History on Screen: Women Filmmakers and Historical Films

    By Julia Erhart

    Hardback £60.06

    Analysis of how women directors explore the past from the perspective of the present.

    History of the Royal Navy: Women and the Royal Navy

    By Jo Stanley

    Hardback £17.46

    'Never at Sea' was the motto of the Women's Royal Naval Service WRNS in its two-stage life from 1917-1919 and 1939-1994. Yet most of its members - commonly known as Wrens - wanted to serve on the ocean wave. This book considers the history and identity of the Wrens and...

    Film Bodies

    Hardback £60.06

    The representation of gender and sexuality is well-explored territory in film studies.

    New Studies in European History

    By Karen Offen

    Hardback £36.25

    Debates around the 'woman question' originated in France in the late Middle Ages, and Karen Offen here offers a panoramic account of changing ideas of who women were and should be, and what they should be restrained from doing, from the fifteenth to the late nineteenth century.

    Ready Player Two

    By Shira Chess

    Paperback £19.25

    Cultural stereotypes to the contrary, approximately half of all video game players are now women. A subculture once dominated by men, video games have become a form of entertainment composed of gender binaries. Supported by games such as Diner Dash, Mystery Case Files, Wii Fit, and Kim Kardashian: Hollywood-which are...

    Feminist Fight Club

    By Jessica Bennett

    Paperback £8.45

    'Engaging, hilarious and practical - I will proudly proclaim myself a card-carrying member of the FFC' - Sheryl Sandberg, COO of Facebook and bestselling author of Lean In This is a call to arms. Are you aged zero to infinity? Finished with the sexist status quo? Ready to kick ass...

    Little Thing Called Life

    By Linda Thompson

    Paperback £8.45

    "A hardcover edition of this book was published in 2016 by Dey Street Books, an imprint of William Morrow Publishers."--Title page verso.

    Vibrator Nation: How Feminist Sex-Toy Stores Changed the Business of Pleasure

    By Lynn Comella

    Paperback £19.25

    Lynn Comella tells the fascinating history of how feminist sex-toy stores such as Eve's Garden, Good Vibrations and Babeland raised sexual consciousness, redefined the adult industry, provided educational and community resources, and changed the way sex was talked about, had, and enjoyed.

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