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Helena

Helena

Mary A. Ward | Gender Studies
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Published: Mar 2012
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Pages: 154

Mary Augusta Ward began her career writing articles for Macmillan's Magazine while working on a book for children that was published in 1881 under the title Milly and Olly. This was followed in 1884 by a more ambitious, though slight, study of modern life, Miss Bretherton, the story of an actress...

Great Britain and Her Queen

Great Britain and Her Queen

Anne E. Keeling | Gender Studies
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Published: Mar 2012
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Pages: 104

England and Great Britain have had a few reigning queens when the crown had no male heirs (Great Britain still has primogeniture -- inheritance by the oldest son takes precedence over any daughters). These women rulers include some of the best-known, longest-reigning and culturally most successful...


A Lady's Life on a Farm in Manitoba

A Lady's Life on a Farm in Manitoba

Cecil Hall | Gender Studies
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Published: Mar 2012
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Pages: 65

In 1881, Mrs. Cecil Hall’s brother went to Manitoba to farm. In 1882, she went out for a visit of some two months, and followed that visit with a long sojourn in Colorado, returning to England as the snows began to fall. While there, she had to give up her “Lady’s ways” and help on the...

The Englishwoman in America

The Englishwoman in America

Isabella Lucy Bird | Gender Studies
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Published: Mar 2012
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Pages: 209

Did you ever wonder what life was like in America pre-civil war? Isabella Bird is a young Englishwoman traveling in the north-eastern United States and Canada in the 1850s. The book is packed with information - every detail of life, traveling, education, industry, medicine, shopping...

The physiology of marriage 2

The physiology of marriage 2

Honoré de Balzac.. | Gender Studies
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Published: Mar 2012
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Pages: 13

Balzac begins by stating that marriage is not an institution of nature and observing that marriage operates differently in different societies. These comments were made by someone in the presence of Napoleon, and Bazac says they made a ‘profound impression upon the author of this book.” Balzac...


The physiology of marriage 1

The physiology of marriage 1

Honoré de Balzac.. | Gender Studies
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Published: Mar 2012
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Pages: 83

This is an odd work. George Saintsbury comments that “The Physiology of Marriage” and its companion piece “Petty Troubles of Married Life” “belong quite apart from the action of the “Comedie Humaine”, and can only be included therein by virtue of a special dispensation on the part of...

Вербер Б. - Энциклопедия относительного и абсолютного знания.

Вербер Б. - Энциклопедия относительного и абсолютного знания.

Elvina | Gender Studies
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Published: Mar 2012
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Pages: 91

This book is kind of modern encyclopedia.It tells you about unbelievable facts of the world.

Family Fiction

Family Fiction

Richard Hall | Gender Studies
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Published: Mar 2012
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Pages: 284

The Shays of New Rochelle, N.Y., would seem to be a ``good'' family. Judd, the father, works in the lucrative family business; Margaret, the mother, is active in the Episcopalian church; Mag and Harris, the kids, do well in school. But their little secret is their original name: Schanberg. What...


German women and the holocaust

German women and the holocaust

Judith.O.Purver | Gender Studies
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Published: Mar 2012
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Pages: 34

At the core of the murder of six million Jews is the chilling truth that a great number of “ordinary” German people were implicated in the genocide, whether through active involvement or compliant inaction. The desire to know why so large a number of people contributed to the evil of the...

Women and the Holocaust. Courage and Compassion

Women and the Holocaust. Courage and Compassion

Holocaust and the United Nations Outreach Programm | Gender Studies
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Published: Mar 2012
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JEWISH WOMEN PERFORMED TRULY HEROIC DEEDS DURING THE HOLOCAUST. They faced unthinkable peril and upheaval -- traditions upended, spouses sent to the death camps, they themselves torn from their roles as caregivers and pushed into the workforce, there to be humiliated and abused. In the face of...

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