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Worldwide Women -

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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 19 books in this booklist

This list represents some of the books on this subject that we have had in our shop - but there will be many more that we can order for you!

  • Cover image of book What We
    What We're Told Not to Talk About (But We're Going to Anyway) - by Nimko Ali

    £14.99   hardback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9780241292624 | ISBN 10: 024129262x

    14 countries, 42 women, each with a story no one has heard before.   What do you do when you're living on the streets and on your period? What does it feel like to have a poo after you've given birth? How do we learn to love our bodies again a ... more

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  • Cover image of book So Here I Am: Speeches by Great Women to Empower and Inspire by Anna Russell, illustrated by Camila Pinheiro
    So Here I Am: Speeches by Great Women to Empower and Inspire - by Anna Russell, illustrated by Camila Pinheiro

    £18.99   hardback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781781318270 | ISBN 10: 1781318271

    Discover the inspiring voices that have changed our world, and started a new conversation.   The first dedicated collection of seminal speeches by women from around the world, So Here I Am is about women at the forefront of change – withi ... more

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  • Cover image of book Voices of Powerful Women: Words of Wisdom from 40 of the World
    Voices of Powerful Women: Words of Wisdom from 40 of the World's Most Inspiring Women - by Zoe Sallis (Editor)

    £9.99   hardback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781786782199 | ISBN 10: 1786782197

    A fantastically inspiring collection of interviews with 40 successful and empowering women, including Maya Angelou, Isabel Allende, Mary Robinson and Shami Chakrabati, exploring their challenges and achievements.  In this empowering book, 40 ... more

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  • Cover image of book Women: Our History by Dorling Kindersley Ltd
    Women: Our History - by Dorling Kindersley Ltd

    £20.00   hardback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9780241353929 | ISBN 10: 0241353920

    Re-examining history from a female perspective, this book celebrates the numerous important roles women have played in culture and society that are less often told.  Packed full of evocative images, this gloriously illustrated book reveals th ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Women
    The Women's Atlas - by Joni Seager

    £14.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781912408092 | ISBN 10: 1912408090

    An invaluable feminist resource, hip cultural conversation about feminism, and example of cutting-edge data visualization, this beautifully designed new edition of Seager’s award-winning atlas matches the mood of the moment­ with bold, vivid infog ... more

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  • Cover image of book Women in Battle by Marta Breen & Jenny Jordahl
    Women in Battle - by Marta Breen & Jenny Jordahl

    £9.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781471408120 | ISBN 10: 1471408124

    Freedom. Equality. Sisterhood. Women in Battle is the book for anyone who wants to learn as much as possible about the history of feminism in as short a time as possible.  Presented as a graphic novel and spanning 150 years of recent history, W ... more

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  • Cover image of book Historical Heroines: 100 Women You Should Know About by Michelle Rosenberg and Sonia Picker
    Historical Heroines: 100 Women You Should Know About - by Michelle Rosenberg and Sonia Picker

    £14.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781526715333 | ISBN 10: 1526715333

    Keeping it to just 100 was a struggle. But we figured that any more miscast, missing and misunderstood women in one sitting would push you over the edge in your righteous, indignant fury. So actually, we’re thinking of you. (You're welcome).   ... more

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  • Cover image of book On the Front Line with the Women Who Fight Back by Stacey Dooley
    On the Front Line with the Women Who Fight Back - by Stacey Dooley

    £14.99   hardback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781785942983 | ISBN 10: 1785942980

    Put yourself in their shoes.   In 2007, Stacey Dooley was a twenty-something working in fashion retail. She was selected to take part in the BBC series Blood, Sweat and T-Shirts which saw her live and work alongside Indian factory workers making c ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Little Book of Feminist Saints by Julia Pierpont, illustrated by Manjit Thapp
    The Little Book of Feminist Saints - by Julia Pierpont, illustrated by Manjit Thapp

    £12.99   hardback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9780349011271 | ISBN 10: 0349011273

    This inspiring, beautifully illustrated collection honours one hundred exceptional women throughout history and around the world.   In this luminous volume, New York Times bestselling writer Julia Pierpont and artist Manjit Thapp match short, vi ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Periodic Table of Feminism by Marisa Bate
    The Periodic Table of Feminism - by Marisa Bate

    £9.99   hardback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781785037788 | ISBN 10: 1785037781

    The history of feminism told through its most prominent advocates, including a diverse range of international names and faces. The Periodic Table of Feminism is an empowering, engaging and informed look at the feminist movement through the internati ... more

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  • Cover image of book Of Women: In the 21st Century by Shami Chakrabarti
    Of Women: In the 21st Century - by Shami Chakrabarti

    £9.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9780141985350 | ISBN 10: 0141985356

    A powerful, urgent and timely polemic on why women still need equality, and how we get there.  It is the greatest human rights abuse on the planet. It blights first and developing worlds, rich and poor women's health, wealth, education, repre ... more

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  • Cover image of book 100 Nasty Women of History: Brilliant, badass and completely fearless women everyone should know by Hannah Jewell
    100 Nasty Women of History: Brilliant, badass and completely fearless women everyone should know - by Hannah Jewell

    £14.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781473671263 | ISBN 10: 1473671264

    100 fascinating and brilliantly written stories about history's bravest, baddest but little known 'nasty' women from across the world.   These are the women who were deemed too nasty for their times, too nasty to be recognised, too nasty to be pai ... more

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  • Cover image of book The War on Women by Sue Lloyd Roberts
    The War on Women - by Sue Lloyd Roberts

    £8.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781471153921 | ISBN 10: 1471153924

    In 1973, Sue Lloyd Roberts joined ITN as a news trainee and went on to be the UK's first female video-journalist to report alone from the bleak outposts of the Soviet Union, China and Iran. During her 30-year-long career she travelled the world and w ... more

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  • Cover image of book Rad Women Worldwide by Kate Schatz, illustrated by Miriam Klein Stahl
    Rad Women Worldwide - by Kate Schatz, illustrated by Miriam Klein Stahl

    £13.99   hardback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9780399578861 | ISBN 10: 0399578862

    Educational and inspirational, this gift-worthy New York Times bestseller from the authors of Rad American Women A-Z, is a bold, illustrated collection of 40 biographical profiles showcasing extraordinary women from across the globe.   Rad Wo ... more

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  • Cover image of book Wonder Women by Sam Maggs
    Wonder Women - by Sam Maggs

    £12.99   hardback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781594749254 | ISBN 10: 1594749256

    Ever heard of Allied spy Noor Inayat Khan, a Muslim woman whom the Nazis considered “highly dangerous”? Or German painter and entomologist Maria Sibylla Merian, who planned and embarked on the world’s first scientific expedition? How about Huan ... more

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  • Cover image of book Women in Dark Times by Jacqueline Rose
    Women in Dark Times - by Jacqueline Rose

    £9.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781408845165 | ISBN 10: 1408845164

    Jacqueline Rose's new book begins with three remarkable women: revolutionary socialist Rosa Luxemburg; GermanJewish painter Charlotte Salomon, persecuted by family tragedy and Nazism; film icon and consummate performer Marilyn Monroe. Together t ... more

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  • Cover image of book Women Against Fundamentalism: Stories of Dissent and Solidarity by Sukhwant Dhaliwal and Nira Yuval-Davis (Editors)
    Women Against Fundamentalism: Stories of Dissent and Solidarity - by Sukhwant Dhaliwal and Nira Yuval-Davis (Editors)

    £18.00   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781909831025 | ISBN 10: 1909831026

    Women Against Fundamentalism (WAF) was formed in 1989, partly in response to the controversy surrounding Salman Rushdies The Satanic Verses, but also with the aim of challenging fundamentalism in all religions. It sees fundamentalism as a modern pol ... more

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  • Cover image of book Wild Women and Books: Bibliophiles, Bluestockings, and Prolific Pens by Brenda Knight
    Wild Women and Books: Bibliophiles, Bluestockings, and Prolific Pens - by Brenda Knight

    £14.99   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9781573242714 | ISBN 10: 1573242713

    Wild Women and Books is a celebration of perhaps the most revered and radical women writers of history. Beginning with the first recorded writer of either gender to date, Enheduanna of Sumeria, and ending with acclaimed authors of today, including To ... more

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  • Cover image of book Opening the Gates; An Anthology of Arab Feminist Writing by Margot Badran & Miriam Cooke
    Opening the Gates; An Anthology of Arab Feminist Writing - by Margot Badran & Miriam Cooke

    £23.99   paperback   (2004) - ISBN 13: 9780253217035 | ISBN 10: 0253217032

    Themes that figure in the new edition include sexuality and the body, war and violence, relationships, breaking through glass ceilings, cyber networking, migration, and the expanded use of Islamic discourse by Arab women.  "An impressive coll ... more

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