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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 126 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 The Wind in My Hair: My Fight for Freedom in Modern Iran by Masih Alinejad
    The Wind in My Hair: My Fight for Freedom in Modern Iran - by Masih Alinejad

    £9.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9780349008967 | ISBN 10: 0349008965

    BBC RADIO 4 BOOK OF THE WEEK   This memoir is the extraordinary story of how one Iranian woman overcame enormous adversity to fight for what she truly believed and founded a major movement for women around the world with the simple removal of her ... more

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  • Cover image of book How to be a Craftivist: The Art of Gentle Protest by Sarah Corbett
    How to be a Craftivist: The Art of Gentle Protest - by Sarah Corbett

    £10.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781783528431 | ISBN 10: 1783528435

    How to Be a Craftivist is a manifesto for quiet activism: how to tackle issues not with shouting and aggression but with gentle protest, using the process of ‘making’ to engage thoughtfully in the issues we are about, to influence and effect chan ... more

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  • Cover image of book Eloquent Rage: A Black Feminist Discovers Her Superpower by Brittney Cooper
    Eloquent Rage: A Black Feminist Discovers Her Superpower - by Brittney Cooper

    £13.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781250112880 | ISBN 10: 1250112885

    So what if it’s true that Black women are mad as hell? They have the right to be. In the Black feminist tradition of Audre Lorde, Brittney Cooper reminds us that anger is a powerful source of energy that can give us the strength to keep on fighting ... more

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  • Cover image of book No One Is Too Small to Make a Difference by Greta Thunberg
    No One Is Too Small to Make a Difference - by Greta Thunberg

    £2.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9780141991740 | ISBN 10: 0141991747

    The history-making, ground-breaking speeches of Greta Thunberg, the young activist who has become the voice of a generation.   'Everything needs to change. And it has to start today'   In August 2018 a fifteen-year-old Swedish girl, Gre ... more

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  • Cover image of book No Walls And The Recurring Dream: A Memoir by Ani DiFranco
    No Walls And The Recurring Dream: A Memoir - by Ani DiFranco

    £20.00   hardback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9780735225176 | ISBN 10: 0735225176

    A memoir by the celebrated singer-songwriter and social activist Ani DiFranco.  In her new memoir, No Walls and the Recurring Dream, Ani DiFranco recounts her early life from a place of hard-won wisdom, combining personal expression, the power of ... more

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  • Cover image of book "For the Sake of the Women Who Are To Come After": Manchester by Michael Herbert
    "For the Sake of the Women Who Are To Come After": Manchester - by Michael Herbert

    £5.95   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9780993224720 | ISBN 10: 0993224725

    This book tells the dramatic stories of Manchester women who campaigned for social change and progress in the years between 1914 and 1945.  It includes women who: campaigned during the First World War for a just and lasting peace that would prevent ... more

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  • Cover image of book When They Call You a Terrorist: A Black Lives Matter Memoir by Patrisse Khan-Cullors & asha bandele
    When They Call You a Terrorist: A Black Lives Matter Memoir - by Patrisse Khan-Cullors & asha bandele

    £9.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781786893055 | ISBN 10: 1786893053

    “Twelve. That was the year that I learned that being Black and poor defined me more than being bright and hopeful and ready.”   The powerful memoir of one of the co-founders of Black Lives Matter which explores how the movement was born.   ... more

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  • Cover image of book Reclaiming Our Space: How Black Feminists Are Changing the World from the Tweets to the Streets by Feminista Jones
    Reclaiming Our Space: How Black Feminists Are Changing the World from the Tweets to the Streets - by Feminista Jones

    £11.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9780807055373 | ISBN 10: 0807055379

    A treatise of Black women’s transformative influence in media and society, placing them front and center in a new chapter of mainstream resistance and political engagement In Reclaiming Our Space, social worker, activist, and cultural commentato ... more

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  • Cover image of book This Is How We Survive: Revolutionary Mothering, War, and Exile in the 21st Century by Mai’a Williams
    This Is How We Survive: Revolutionary Mothering, War, and Exile in the 21st Century - by Mai’a Williams

    £14.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781629635569 | ISBN 10: 1629635561

    In This Is How We Survive: Revolutionary Mothering, War, and Exile in the 21st Century, Mai’a Williams shares her experiences working in conflict zones and with liberatory resistance communities as a journalist, human rights worker, and midwife in ... more

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  • Cover image of book Hearts And Minds: The Untold Story of the Great Pilgrimage and How Women Won the Vote by Jane Robinson
    Hearts And Minds: The Untold Story of the Great Pilgrimage and How Women Won the Vote - by Jane Robinson

    £9.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781784161620 | ISBN 10: 1784161624

    Set against the background of the campaign for women to win the vote, this is a story of the ordinary people effecting extraordinary change.   1913: the last long summer before the war. The country is gripped by suffragette fever. These impass ... more

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  • Cover image of book You Can
    You Can't Kill The Spirit! The Untold Story of the Women Who Set Up Camp to Stop Pit Closures - by Sheffield Women Against Pit Closures

    £12.00   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781999702625 | ISBN 10: 199970262x

    In January 1993, seven pit camps were established to fight against pit closures announced in 1992 by Michael Heseltine, the President of the Board and Trade. One such Pit Camp, at Houghton Main in the Dearne Valley, was set up by local women and the ... more

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  • Cover image of book Minority Women and Austerity: Survival and Resistance in France and Britain by Leah Bassel and Akwugo Emejulu
    Minority Women and Austerity: Survival and Resistance in France and Britain - by Leah Bassel and Akwugo Emejulu

    £24.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781447327141 | ISBN 10: 1447327144

    In the first book of its kind, Bassel and Emejulu explore minority women’s experiences of and resistances to austerity measures in France and Britain. Minority women are often portrayed as passive victims. However, Minority Women and Austerity demo ... more

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  • Cover image of book Freedom Fighter: My War Against ISIS on the Frontlines of Syria by Joanna Palani
    Freedom Fighter: My War Against ISIS on the Frontlines of Syria - by Joanna Palani

    £9.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781786494351 | ISBN 10: 1786494353

    The gripping story of one woman’s war against ISIS on the frontlines of Syria.   Joanna Palani made headlines across the world when her role fighting ISIS in the Syrian conflict was revealed. She is one of a handful of western women who joined t ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Last Girl: My Story of Captivity and My Fight Against the Islamic State by Nadia Murad
    The Last Girl: My Story of Captivity and My Fight Against the Islamic State - by Nadia Murad

    £9.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9780349009773 | ISBN 10: 0349009775

    'Telling my story of first, surviving genocide and then, as a captive of ISIS is not easy, but people must know.'   The remarkable and courageous story of Nadia Murad, a twenty-three-year-old Yazidi woman who is working with Amal Clooney to chall ... more

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  • Cover image of book Ahed Tamimi: A Girl Who Fought Back by Manal Tamimi, Paul Heron, Paul Morris and Peter Lahti
    Ahed Tamimi: A Girl Who Fought Back - by Manal Tamimi, Paul Heron, Paul Morris and Peter Lahti

    £13.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9789188441263 | ISBN 10: 9188441261

    Ahed Tamimi received prominent media coverage internationally when she was arrested by the Israeli Occupation authorities shortly before Christmas 2017. Israeli soldiers forced their way into the Tamimi’s home at night time, and arrested Nariman an ... more

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  • Cover image of book Feminist Freedom Warriors by Linda E. Carty and Chandra Talpade Mohanty (Editors)
    Feminist Freedom Warriors - by Linda E. Carty and Chandra Talpade Mohanty (Editors)

    £15.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781608468973 | ISBN 10: 1608468976

    A collection of compelling narratives highlighting the struggles of feminist warriors whose voices are too often marginalized.   Feminist Freedom Warriors tells the stories of women of color from the Global South, weaving together cross-generation ... more

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  • Cover image of book We Shall Fight Until We Win: A Century of Pioneering Political Women, The Graphic Novel Anthology by Various authors
    We Shall Fight Until We Win: A Century of Pioneering Political Women, The Graphic Novel Anthology - by Various authors

    £9.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781910775165 | ISBN 10: 1910775169

    We Shall Fight Until We Win celebrates the centenary of the first women gaining the right to vote in Great Britain. Charting ten decades of political activism, campaigning and moving forward, this graphic anthology offers an insight into the key mome ... more

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  • Cover image of book Daring to Drive by Manal Al-Sharif
    Daring to Drive - by Manal Al-Sharif

    £9.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781471164422 | ISBN 10: 147116442x

    The story of the woman who inspired change with her call for greater freedoms for women.  Manal al-Sharif was born in Mecca the year fundamentalism took hold in Saudi Arabia. As a young girl she would burn her brother's boy band CDs in the ov ... more

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  • Cover image of book Riot Days by Maria Alyokhina
    Riot Days - by Maria Alyokhina

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9780141986616 | ISBN 10: 0141986611

    From activist, Pussy Riot member and freedom fighter Maria Alyokhina, a raw, hallucinatory, passionate account of her arrest, trial and imprisonment in a penal colony in the Urals for standing up for what she believed in.  People who believe in f ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Daughter of Isis: The Early Life of Nawal El Saadawi by Nawal El Saadawi
    A Daughter of Isis: The Early Life of Nawal El Saadawi - by Nawal El Saadawi

    £9.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781786993069 | ISBN 10: 1786993066

    Nawal El Saadawi has been pilloried, censored, imprisoned and exiled for her refusal to accept the oppressions imposed on women by gender and class. For her, writing and action have been inseperable and this is reflected in some of the most evocative ... 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 Sylvia Pankhurst: Suffragette, Socialist and Scourge of Empire by Katherine Connelly
    Sylvia Pankhurst: Suffragette, Socialist and Scourge of Empire - by Katherine Connelly

    £14.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9780745333229 | ISBN 10: 0745333222

    From militant suffragette at the beginning of the twentieth century to campaigner against colonialism in Africa after the Second World War, Sylvia Pankhurst dedicated her life to fighting oppression and injustice.   In this vivid biography Kat ... more

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  • Cover image of book Everywoman: One Woman
    Everywoman: One Woman's Truth About Speaking the Truth - by Jess Phillips

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781786090065 | ISBN 10: 1786090066

    Shortlisted for the Parliamentary Book Awards 2017: the perfect book for International Women's Day.   If you’re thinking, ‘Jess, who?’ then I’m glad that there was something about ‘Everywoman’ and ‘truth’ that caught your eye. ... 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 Brave by Rose McGowan
    Brave - by Rose McGowan

    £20.00   hardback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9780008291082 | ISBN 10: 000829108x

    "My life, as you will read, has taken me from one cult to another. BRAVE is the story of how I fought my way out of these cults and reclaimed my life. I want to help you do the same."(Rose McGowan) A revealing memoir and empowering manifesto – A ... more

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  • Cover image of book Women Writing Resistance: Essays on Latin America and the Caribbean by Jennifer Browdy (Editor)
    Women Writing Resistance: Essays on Latin America and the Caribbean - by Jennifer Browdy (Editor)

    £15.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9780807088197 | ISBN 10: 0807088196

    Essays on Latinx and Caribbean identity and on globalization by renowned women writers, including Julia Alvarez, Edwidge Danticat, and Jamaica Kincaid.  Women Writing Resistance: Essays on Latin America and the Caribbean gathers the voices of ... more

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  • Cover image of book Jane Austen, The Secret Radical by Helena Kelly
    Jane Austen, The Secret Radical - by Helena Kelly

    £8.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781785781889 | ISBN 10: 178578188x

    "A sublime piece of literary detective work that shows us once and for all how to be precisely the sort of reader that Austen deserves."(Caroline Criado-Perez, Guardian) Almost everything we think we know about Jane Austen is wrong. Her novels do ... more

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  • Cover image of book Why We March: Signs Of Protest And Hope by Artisan
    Why We March: Signs Of Protest And Hope - by Artisan

    £11.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781579658281 | ISBN 10: 1579658288

    On January 21, 2017, millions of people gathered worldwide for the Women’s March, one of the largest demonstrations in political history. Together they raised their voices in hope, protest, and solidarity.   This inspiring collection featur ... more

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  • Cover image of book Why I March: Images from the Women
    Why I March: Images from the Women's March Around the World - by Various photographers

    £11.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781419728853 | ISBN 10: 1419728857

    New York Times Bestseller Indiebound Bestseller The Washington Post Bestseller San Francisco Chronicle Bestseller   On January 21, 2017, five million people in 82 countries and on all seven continents stood up with one voice. The Women’s ... 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 Until We Are Free: My Fight For Human Rights in Iran by Shirin Ebadi
    Until We Are Free: My Fight For Human Rights in Iran - by Shirin Ebadi

    £8.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781846045028 | ISBN 10: 1846045029

    In this powerful book, Dr Shirin Ebadi, Iranian human rights lawyer and activist, tells of her fight for reform inside Iran, and the devastating backlash she faced after winning the Nobel Peace Prize.   Having fought tirelessly for democracy, equa ... more

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  • Cover image of book Nasty Women by Various authors
    Nasty Women - by Various authors

    £8.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9780995623828 | ISBN 10: 0995623821

    "An essential window into many of the hazard-strewn worlds younger women are living in right now."(Margaret Atwood, Twitter) With intolerance and inequality increasingly normalised by the day, it's more important than ever for women to share their ... more

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  • Cover image of book Modern Women: 52 Pioneers by Kira Cochrane
    Modern Women: 52 Pioneers - by Kira Cochrane

    £20.00   hardback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9780711237896 | ISBN 10: 0711237891

    Modern Women is a celebration of some of the­ influential and inspiring women who have changed the world through their lives, work and actions. From suffragettes to scientists, activists to artists, politicians to pilots and writers to riot grrrls, ... more

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  • Cover image of book Women
    Women's Activism in Africa: Struggles for Rights and Representation - by Balghis Badri and Aili Mari Tripp (Editor)

    £19.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781783609086 | ISBN 10: 1783609087

    Throughout Africa, growing numbers of women are coming together and making their voices heard, mobilising around causes ranging from democracy and land rights to campaigns against domestic violence. In Tanzania and Tunisia, women have made major gain ... more

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  • Cover image of book Excellent Daughters: The Secret Lives of Young Woman Who are Transforming the Arab World by Katherine Zoepf
    Excellent Daughters: The Secret Lives of Young Woman Who are Transforming the Arab World - by Katherine Zoepf

    £14.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9780143109945 | ISBN 10: 0143109944

    For more than a decade, Katherine Zoepf has lived in or traveled throughout the Arab world, reporting on the lives of women, whose role in the region has never been more in flux. Only a generation ago, female adolescence as we know it in the West did ... more

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  • Cover image of book Undivided Rights: Women of Color Organizing for Reproductive Justice by Marlene G Fried, Elena Gutiérrez, Loretta Ross, and Jael Silliman
    Undivided Rights: Women of Color Organizing for Reproductive Justice - by Marlene G Fried, Elena Gutiérrez, Loretta Ross, and Jael Silliman

    £14.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781608466177 | ISBN 10: 1608466175

    Undivided Rights captures the evolving and largely unknown activist history of women of color organizing for reproductive justice — on their own behalf.   Undivided Rights presents a textured understanding of the reproductive rights movement by ... more

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  • Cover image of book Color of Violence: The INCITE! Anthology by INCITE! Women of Color Against Violence
    Color of Violence: The INCITE! Anthology - by INCITE! Women of Color Against Violence

    £20.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9780822362951 | ISBN 10: 0822362953

    The editors and contributors to Color of Violence ask: What would it take to end violence against women of color?  Presenting the fierce and vital writing of organizers, lawyers, scholars, poets, and policy makers, Color of Violence radically reposi ... more

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  • Cover image of book See Red - Women
    See Red - Women's Workshop - Feminist Posters 1974-1990 - by See Red members, with a foreword by Sheila Rowbotham

    £19.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781909829077 | ISBN 10: 1909829072

    Founded in 1974, See Red Women’s Workshop grew out of a shared desire to combat sexist images of women and to create positive and challenging alternatives. Women from different backgrounds came together to make posters and calendars that tackled is ... more

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  • Cover image of book My Life on the Road by Gloria Steinem
    My Life on the Road - by Gloria Steinem

    £9.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781780749204 | ISBN 10: 1780749201

    Gloria Steinem had an itinerant childhood. Every fall, her father would pack the family into the car and they would drive across the country, in search of their next adventure. The seeds were planted: Steinem would spend much of her life on the road, ... more

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  • Cover image of book Rebel Crossings: New Women, Free Lovers and Radicals in Britain and the United States by Sheila Rowbotham
    Rebel Crossings: New Women, Free Lovers and Radicals in Britain and the United States - by Sheila Rowbotham

    £25.00   hardback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781784785888 | ISBN 10: 1784785881

    Sheila Rowbotham's Rebel Crossings tells the transatlantic story of six radical pioneers at the turn of the twentieth century. Radicalised by the rise of socialism, Helena Born, Miriam Daniell, Gertrude Dix, Robert Nicol and William Bailie cross the ... more

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  • Cover image of book Get A Life: The Diaries of Vivienne Westwood by Vivienne Westwood
    Get A Life: The Diaries of Vivienne Westwood - by Vivienne Westwood

    £16.99   hardback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781781254981 | ISBN 10: 1781254982

    Vivienne Westwood began Get A Life, her online diary, in 2010 with an impassioned post about Native American activist Leonard Peltier. Since then, she has written two or three entries each month, discussing her life in fashion and her involvement wit ... more

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  • Cover image of book Princess: Secrets to Share by Jean Sasson
    Princess: Secrets to Share - by Jean Sasson

    £7.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9780857503084 | ISBN 10: 0857503081

    After the recent success of Princess, More Tears to Cry the Princess Al-Saud and Jean Sasson are collaborating on this new book to bring readers up to date not only with the Princess and her family but the stories and experiences of characters who fo ... more

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  • Cover image of book Ida B. Wells: Social Activist and Reformer by Kristina DuRocher
    Ida B. Wells: Social Activist and Reformer - by Kristina DuRocher

    £24.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781138786882 | ISBN 10: 1138786888

    Born into slavery in 1862, Ida B. Wells went on to become an influential reformer and leader in the African American community. A Southern black woman living in a time when little social power was available to people of her race or gender, Ida B. Wel ... more

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  • Cover image of book Hope: My Life in Football by Hope Powell
    Hope: My Life in Football - by Hope Powell

    £16.99   hardback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781472925565 | ISBN 10: 1472925564

    Hope Powell was a skinny little black girl from South London who only ever wanted to play football. Brought up in a violent home, she was actively discouraged from playing. The original Bend It Like Beckham girl, this is the amazing story of how a ki ... more

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  • Cover image of book In Order to Live: A North Korean Girl
    In Order to Live: A North Korean Girl's Journey to Freedom - by Yeonmi Park

    £9.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9780241973035 | ISBN 10: 0241973031

    'I am most grateful for two things: that I was born in North Korea, and that I escaped from North Korea.'   Yeonmi Park was not dreaming of freedom when she escaped from North Korea. She didn't even know what it meant to be free. All she knew ... more

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  • Cover image of book Earth Democracy: Justice, Sustainability and Peace by Vandana Shiva
    Earth Democracy: Justice, Sustainability and Peace - by Vandana Shiva

    £16.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781783607747 | ISBN 10: 1783607742

    A leading voice in the environmental movement, Vandana Shiva has played a key role in bringing the struggles for social and ecological justice to international attention.   Earth Democracy remains one of her key works, in which she addresses ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Hammer Blow: How Ten Women Disarmed a Warplane by Andrea Needham
    The Hammer Blow: How Ten Women Disarmed a Warplane - by Andrea Needham

    £10.00   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9780946409204 | ISBN 10: 094640920x

    On 29 January 1996, Jo Blackman, Lotta Kronlid and Andrea Needham broke into a British Aerospace factory in Lancashire and used household hammers to disarm a Hawk warplane bound for Indonesia. They were arrested, charged with £2.4m of criminal ... more

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  • Cover image of book Dare to be Free: Women in Trade Unions, Past and Present by Bernadette Hyland and Michael Herbert
    Dare to be Free: Women in Trade Unions, Past and Present - by Bernadette Hyland and Michael Herbert

    £3.95      (2016) - ISBN 13: 9780993224713 | ISBN 10: 0993224717

    This pamphlet explores the role of women in trade unions, both in the past and in contemporary Britain.   This publication has been made possible by a grant from the Barry Amiel and Norman Melburn Trust and the General Federation of Trade ... more

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  • Cover image of book Chernobyl Prayer: A Chronicle of the Future by Svetlana Alexievich, translated by Anna Gunin and Arch Tait
    Chernobyl Prayer: A Chronicle of the Future - by Svetlana Alexievich, translated by Anna Gunin and Arch Tait

    £9.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9780241270530 | ISBN 10: 0241270537

    The startling history of the Chernobyl disaster by Svetlana Alexievich, the winner of the Nobel prize in literature 2015.   - A new translation by Anna Gunin and Arch Tait based on the revised text -   On 26 April 1986, at 1.23am, a ser ... more

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  • Cover image of book Bananeras: Women Transforming the Banana Unions of Latin America by Dana Frank
    Bananeras: Women Transforming the Banana Unions of Latin America - by Dana Frank

    £11.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781608465354 | ISBN 10: 1608465357

    Women banana workers have organized themselves and gained increasing control over their unions, their workplaces, and their lives.  Highly accessible and narrative in style, Bananeras recounts the history and growth of this vital movement and sh ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Red Virgin and the Vision of Utopia by Bryan Talbot and Mary Talbot
    The Red Virgin and the Vision of Utopia - by Bryan Talbot and Mary Talbot

    £16.99   hardback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9780224102346 | ISBN 10: 0224102346

    Set against the background of violence and state repression in a turbulent period of French history, The Red Virgin and the Vision of Utopia chronicles the incredible and outrageous life of Louise Michel, the revolutionary feminist dubbed The Red Vi ... more

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  • Cover image of book Revolutionary Mothering: Love on the Front Lines by Alexis Pauline Gumbs, China Martens and Maia Williams (Editors)
    Revolutionary Mothering: Love on the Front Lines - by Alexis Pauline Gumbs, China Martens and Maia Williams (Editors)

    £15.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781629631103 | ISBN 10: 1629631108

    Inspired by the legacy of radical and queer black feminists of the 1970s and 80s, Revolutionary Mothering places marginalized mothers of color at the center of a world of necessary transformation. The challenges we face as movements working for raci ... more

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  • Cover image of book Cut: One Woman by Hibo Wardere
    Cut: One Woman - by Hibo Wardere

    £12.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781471153983 | ISBN 10: 1471153983

    Imagine for a moment that you are 6-years-old and you are woken in the early hours, bathed and then dressed in rags before being led down to an ominous looking tent at the end of your garden. And there, you are subjected to the cruellest cut, ordered ... more

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  • Cover image of book Raif Badawi: The Voice of Freedom - My Husband, Our Story by Ensaf Haidar and Andrea C Hoffmann
    Raif Badawi: The Voice of Freedom - My Husband, Our Story - by Ensaf Haidar and Andrea C Hoffmann

    £14.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781408707937 | ISBN 10: 1408707934

    A powerful and moving account of the treatment of Raif Badawi, the Saudi blogger sentenced to 1000 lashes, as well as the story of his wife and their family's struggle.  The whole world knows the face of the young man with the bright black ey ... more

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  • Cover image of book Do it Like a Woman... And Change the World by Caroline Criado-Perez
    Do it Like a Woman... And Change the World - by Caroline Criado-Perez

    £8.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781846275814 | ISBN 10: 1846275814

    Every day, all around the world, women are reinventing what it means to be female in cultures where power, privilege or basic freedoms are all too often equated with being male. Here, Caroline Criado-Perez, one of the most vocal and tenacious cam ... more

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  • Cover image of book No Ordinary Women: Irish Female Activists in the Revolutionary Years 1900-1923 by Sinead McCoole
    No Ordinary Women: Irish Female Activists in the Revolutionary Years 1900-1923 - by Sinead McCoole

    £14.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781847177896 | ISBN 10: 1847177891

    Spies, snipers, couriers, gun-runners, medics women played a major role in the fight for Ireland's freedom. This book vividly recreates the characters, personalities and courage of Ireland's revolutionary women. ... more

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  • Cover image of book I am Malala: The Girl Who Stood Up for Education and Was Shot by the Taliban by Malala Yousafzai and Christina Lamb
    I am Malala: The Girl Who Stood Up for Education and Was Shot by the Taliban - by Malala Yousafzai and Christina Lamb

    £8.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781474602112 | ISBN 10: 1474602118

    The highly anticipated memoir of Malala Yousafzai, the schoolgirl from Pakistan's Swat region who stood up to the Taliban. I come from a country which was created at midnight. When I almost died it was just after midday. When the Taliban to ... more

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  • Cover image of book Eleanor Marx: A Life by Rachel Holmes
    Eleanor Marx: A Life - by Rachel Holmes

    £12.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781408852897 | ISBN 10: 1408852896

    Unrestrained by convention, lion-hearted and free, Eleanor Marx (1855-98) was an exceptional woman. Hers was the first English translation of Flaubert's Mme Bovary. She pioneered the theatre of Henrik Ibsen. She was the first woman to lead the Britis ... more

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  • Cover image of book Sophia: Princess, Suffragette, Revolutionary by Anita Anand
    Sophia: Princess, Suffragette, Revolutionary - by Anita Anand

    £9.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781408835470 | ISBN 10: 1408835479

    In 1876 Sophia Duleep Singh was born into royalty. Her father, Maharajah Duleep Singh, was heir to the Kingdom of the Sikhs, a realm that stretched from the lush Kashmir Valley to the craggy foothills of the Khyber Pass and included the mighty cities ... more

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  • Cover image of book Clara Zetkin: Selected Writings by Clara Zetkin, Edited by Philip S. Foner, Foreword by Angela Y. Davis and Rosalyn
    Clara Zetkin: Selected Writings - by Clara Zetkin, Edited by Philip S. Foner, Foreword by Angela Y. Davis and Rosalyn

    £12.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781608463909 | ISBN 10: 1608463907

    "Clara Zetkin's arguments in support of women workers contain a logic which can be effectively employed today in defense of strong affirmative action programs, not only for women but for the racially and nationally oppressed as well... Her analysis o ... 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 The Headscarf Revolutionaries: Lillian Bilocca and the Hull Triple-Trawler Disaster by Brian W. Lavery
    The Headscarf Revolutionaries: Lillian Bilocca and the Hull Triple-Trawler Disaster - by Brian W. Lavery

    £12.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781909954144 | ISBN 10: 1909954144

    Brian W. Laverys The Headscarf Revolutionaries takes readers back to the highly dramatic Winter of 1968. Three trawlers from Hulls fleet sank in rapid succession. One fishwife, Lillian Bilocca, put down her filleting knife. It sickened her that ... more

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  • Cover image of book Remnants: A Memoir of Spirit, Activism, and Mothering by Rosemarie Freeney Harding with Rachel Elizabeth Harding
    Remnants: A Memoir of Spirit, Activism, and Mothering - by Rosemarie Freeney Harding with Rachel Elizabeth Harding

    £16.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780822358794 | ISBN 10: 0822358794

    An activist influential in the civil rights movement, Rosemarie Freeney Hardings spirituality blended many traditions, including southern African American mysticism, Anabaptist Christianity, Tibetan Buddhism, and Afro-Brazilian Candombl.  Remn ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Strength to Say No: One Girl
    The Strength to Say No: One Girl's Fight Against Forced Marriage - by Rekha Kalindi with Mouhssine Ennaimi

    £10.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780720617924 | ISBN 10: 0720617928

    An inspiring true-life story that will resonate among those who decry the oppression of women, Rekha Kalindis book has been a publishing sensation in France and is now published in English for the first time. Kalindis story and her advocacy of the ... more

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  • Cover image of book I Belong Only to Myself: The Life and Writings of Leda Rafanelli by Andrea Pakieser
    I Belong Only to Myself: The Life and Writings of Leda Rafanelli - by Andrea Pakieser

    £12.00   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781849351959 | ISBN 10: 1849351953

    Leda Rafanelli (18801971) was one of the most prolific propagandists in early twentieth century Italy. She began working as a typesetter in her teens, and went on to found and run several publishing houses. Her own body of work included scores of no ... more

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  • Cover image of book Friends of Alice Wheeldon: The Anti-War Activist Accused of Plotting to Kill Lloyd George by Sheila Rowbotham
    Friends of Alice Wheeldon: The Anti-War Activist Accused of Plotting to Kill Lloyd George - by Sheila Rowbotham

    £16.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780745335759 | ISBN 10: 0745335756

    Friends of Alice Wheeldon is a remarkable play by Sheila Rowbotham that re-enacts the 1917 trial and subsequent imprisonment of Wheeldon for her alleged role in plotting to assassinate the Prime Minister Lloyd George. It is prefaced by an extended es ... more

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  • Cover image of book Northern ReSisters: Conversations with Radical Women by Bernadette Hyland
    Northern ReSisters: Conversations with Radical Women - by Bernadette Hyland

    £5.95      (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780993224706 | ISBN 10: 0993224709

    Bernadette Hyland interviews nine women from the North of England (including our own Mandy!) who have been active in some of the most important political campaigns of the last forty years, including trade unionism, Women's Liberation, anti-racism, th ... more

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  • Cover image of book How to Start a Revolution by Lucy-Anne Holmes
    How to Start a Revolution - by Lucy-Anne Holmes

    £2.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780552172066 | ISBN 10: 0552172065

    A bite-sized guide to making change happen and the story behind the No More Page 3 campaign, written by its founder.   Change doesnt just happen. It starts with the idea that something could be different, could be better. It starts with a pe ... more

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  • Cover image of book Compaeras: Zapatista Women
    Compaeras: Zapatista Women's Stories - by Hilary Klein

    £12.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781609805876 | ISBN 10: 1609805879

    Compaeras is the untold story of womens involvement in the Zapatista movement, the indigenous rebellion that has inspired grassroots activists around the world for over two decades. Gathered here are the stories of grandmothers, mothers, and daught ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Rebellious Life of Mrs. Rosa Parks by Jeanne Theoharis
    The Rebellious Life of Mrs. Rosa Parks - by Jeanne Theoharis

    £16.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9780807033326 | ISBN 10: 0807033324

    The definitive political biography of Rosa Parks examines her six decades of activism, challenging perceptions of her as an accidental actor in the civil rights movement.   This revised edition includes a new introduction by the author, who reflec ... 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 Voicing Demands: Feminist Activism in Transitional Contexts by Sohela Nazneen and Maheen Sultan
    Voicing Demands: Feminist Activism in Transitional Contexts - by Sohela Nazneen and Maheen Sultan

    £19.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781780329673 | ISBN 10: 1780329679

    Voicing Demands is a collection of analytical narratives of what has happened to feminist voice, a key pathway to womens empowerment. These narratives depart from the existing debate on womens political engagement in formal institutions to examine ... more

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  • Cover image of book Revolution is My Name: An Egyptian Woman
    Revolution is My Name: An Egyptian Woman's Diary from Eighteen Days in Tahrir - by Mona Prince

    £9.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9789774166693 | ISBN 10: 9774166698

    A writer, a university professor, a woman: this is the insightful and humorous description of one hesitant revolutionary's experiences through the eighteen days of the Egyptian uprising that led to the fall of President Hosni Mubarak in January/Febru ... more

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  • Cover image of book Assata: An Autobiography by Assata Shakur
    Assata: An Autobiography - by Assata Shakur

    £8.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781783601783 | ISBN 10: 1783601787

    In 2013 Assata Shakur, founding member of the Black Liberation Army, former Black Panther and godmother of Tupac Shakur, became the first ever woman to make the FBI's most wanted terrorist list.   Assata Shakur's trial and conviction for the ... more

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  • Cover image of book Defiant Daughters: 21 Women on Art, Activism, Animals, and The Sexual Politics of Meat by Kara Davis and Wendy Lee (Editors)
    Defiant Daughters: 21 Women on Art, Activism, Animals, and The Sexual Politics of Meat - by Kara Davis and Wendy Lee (Editors)

    £16.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781590564196 | ISBN 10: 1590564197

    When The Sexual Politics of Meat: A Feminist-Vegetarian Critical Theory by Carol J. Adams was published more than twenty years ago, it caused an immediate stir among writers and thinkers, feminists, and animal rights activists. Never before had the ... more

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  • Cover image of book Susan Sontag: The Complete Rolling Stone Interview by Jonathan Cott
    Susan Sontag: The Complete Rolling Stone Interview - by Jonathan Cott

    £8.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9780300199024 | ISBN 10: 0300199023

    One of Brain Pickings's Best Books of 2013, selected by Maria Popova. One of my oldest crusades is against the distinction between thought and feeling, which is really the basis of all anti-intellectual views: the heart and the head, thinking an ... more

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  • Cover image of book Eslanda: The Large and Unconventional Life of Mrs. Paul Robeson by Barbara Ransby
    Eslanda: The Large and Unconventional Life of Mrs. Paul Robeson - by Barbara Ransby

    £16.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9780300205855 | ISBN 10: 0300205856

    Won Honorable Mention for the 2013 Southern California Book Festival, in the Biography/Autobiography category, sponored by JM Northern Media LLC.   Won an Honorable Mention for the 2013 New England Book Festival given by the JM Northern Media ... more

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  • Cover image of book Here We Stand: Women Changing the World by Helena Earnshaw and Angharad Penrhyn Jones (Editors)
    Here We Stand: Women Changing the World - by Helena Earnshaw and Angharad Penrhyn Jones (Editors)

    £10.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781909983021 | ISBN 10: 1909983020

    "A beautiful and necessary book full of passion, humour, encouragement, information and hope. This is the kind of writing that saves lives."(A.L. Kennedy, novelist)A fascinating and unique anthology about contemporary women campaigners and how they w ... more

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  • Cover image of book Spirit Rising: My Life, My Music by Anglique Kidjo, with Rachel Wenrick
    Spirit Rising: My Life, My Music - by Anglique Kidjo, with Rachel Wenrick

    £20.00   hardback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9780062071798 | ISBN 10: 0062071793

    Grammy Award-winning singer Anglique Kidjo is known for her electrifying voice and fearless advocacy work. In this intimate memoir, she reveals how she escaped Communist Africa to make her dreams a reality, and how she's prompting others all around ... more

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  • Cover image of book Pink Sari Revolution: A Tale of Women and Power in the Badlands of India by Amana Fontanella-Khan
    Pink Sari Revolution: A Tale of Women and Power in the Badlands of India - by Amana Fontanella-Khan

    £8.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781780744063 | ISBN 10: 1780744064

    A Radio 4 Book of the Week. When Sheelu was arrested for stealing from a powerful politician in the notoriously crooked region of Uttar Pradesh, she was sure that she would be forced to accept a prison sentence, not least because she had alleged ... more

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  • Cover image of book Kicking the Kremlin: Russia
    Kicking the Kremlin: Russia's New Dissidents and the Battle to Topple Putin - by Marc Bennetts

    £11.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781780743486 | ISBN 10: 1780743483

    An astonishing journey through Russias new protest movement.   As 2011 came to a close, in what was a watershed moment, 100,000 took to Moscows freezing streets to protest the election victory of United Russia Vladimir Putins party amid ... more

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  • Cover image of book Words Will Break Cement: The Passion of Pussy Riot by Masha Gessen
    Words Will Break Cement: The Passion of Pussy Riot - by Masha Gessen

    £9.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781847089342 | ISBN 10: 1847089348

    On February 21st 2012, five members of an obscure feminist post-punk collective called Pussy Riot staged a performance in Moscow's Cathedral of Christ the Saviour. Dressed in their trademark brightly coloured dresses and balaclavas, the women perform ... more

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  • Cover image of book Hope Into Practice: Jewish Women Choosing Justice Despite Our Fears by Penny Rosenwasser
    Hope Into Practice: Jewish Women Choosing Justice Despite Our Fears - by Penny Rosenwasser

    £19.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9780988918702 | ISBN 10: 0988918706

    Anchored in Jewish ethical tradition, community-building, and an activist's call to repair the world and end racism, Hope into Practice asks Jewish women for the courage to love ourselves enough to face our fears without acting on them - to free ours ... more

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  • Cover image of book Everybody Matters: A Memoir by Mary Robinson
    Everybody Matters: A Memoir - by Mary Robinson

    £8.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9781444723335 | ISBN 10: 1444723332

    Moving memoir from the first female President of Ireland, and United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Mary Robinson. Shortlisted for the Political Book Awards 2013 Political Book of the Year   The first woman President of Ireland, ... more

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  • Cover image of book Emma Goldman: Revolution as a Way of Life by Vivian Gornick
    Emma Goldman: Revolution as a Way of Life - by Vivian Gornick

    £10.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9780300198232 | ISBN 10: 030019823x

    Finalist for the 2011 National Jewish Book Award in the Biography, Autobiography, and Memoir category, as given by the Jewish Book Council.   Honorable Mention in the Biography/Autobiography category at the Los Angeles Book Festival.   ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Unfinished Revolution: Voices from the Global Fight for Women
    The Unfinished Revolution: Voices from the Global Fight for Women's Rights - by Minky Worden

    £17.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9781447307365 | ISBN 10: 1447307364

    Women's rights have progressed significantly in the last two decades, but major challenges remain in order to end global gender discrimination. The Unfinished Revolution: Voices from the Global Fight for Women's Rights outlines the recent history of ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Woman in the Crossfire: Diaries of the Syrian Revolution by Samar Yazbek
    A Woman in the Crossfire: Diaries of the Syrian Revolution - by Samar Yazbek

    £12.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9781908323125 | ISBN 10: 1908323124

    A well-known novelist and journalist from the coastal city of Jableh, Samar Yazbek witnessed the first four months of the uprising first-hand and actively participated in a variety of public actions and budding social movements. Throughout this perio ... more

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  • Cover image of book Remembering Che: My Life with Che Guevara by Aleida March
    Remembering Che: My Life with Che Guevara - by Aleida March

    £12.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9780987077936 | ISBN 10: 0987077937

    This is the story of a great legend and a great love. This is the story of a tenacious but loving woman, who lived through great danger and sorrow with incredible courage and the heart of a rebel.   Forty-five years after Ches assassination ... more

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  • Cover image of book Leila Khaled: Icon of Palestinian Liberation by Sarah Irving
    Leila Khaled: Icon of Palestinian Liberation - by Sarah Irving

    £14.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9780745329512 | ISBN 10: 0745329519

    Dubbed 'the poster girl of Palestinian militancy', Leila Khaled's image flashed across the world after she hijacked a passenger jet in 1969. The picture of a young, determined looking woman with a checkered scarf, clutching an AK-47, was as era-defin ... more

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  • Cover image of book Eva Gore-Booth: An Image of Such Politics by Sonja Tiernan
    Eva Gore-Booth: An Image of Such Politics - by Sonja Tiernan

    £17.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9780719082320 | ISBN 10: 0719082323

    This is the first dedicated biography of the extraordinary Irish woman, Eva Gore-Booth. Gore-Booth rejected her aristocratic heritage choosing to live and work amongst the poorest classes in industrial Manchester. Her work on behalf of barmaids, circ ... more

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  • Cover image of book Girls Like Us: Fighting for a World Where Girls are Not for Sale: A Memoir by Rachel Lloyd
    Girls Like Us: Fighting for a World Where Girls are Not for Sale: A Memoir - by Rachel Lloyd

    £10.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9780061582066 | ISBN 10: 0061582069

    With the power and verity of First They Killed My Father and A Long Way Gone, Rachel Lloyds riveting survivor story is the true tale of her hard-won escape from the commercial sex industry and her bold founding of GEMS, New York Citys Girls Educa ... more

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  • Cover image of book Women in Cuba: The Making of a Revolution Within the Revolution by Vilma Espn, Asela de los Santos, and Yolanda Ferrer
    Women in Cuba: The Making of a Revolution Within the Revolution - by Vilma Espn, Asela de los Santos, and Yolanda Ferrer

    £17.00   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9781604880366 | ISBN 10: 1604880368

    The social revolution that in 1959 brought down the bloody Batista dictatorship began in the streets of cities like Santiago de Cuba and the Rebel Armys liberated mountain zones of eastern Cuba. The unprecedented integration of women in the ranks an ... more

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  • Cover image of book Penny Red: Notes from the New Age of Dissent by Laurie Penny
    Penny Red: Notes from the New Age of Dissent - by Laurie Penny

    £17.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9780745332086 | ISBN 10: 0745332080

    In the space of a year, Laurie Penny has become one of the most prominent voices of the new left. This book brings together her diverse writings, showing what it is to be young, angry and progressive in the face of an increasingly violent and oppress ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Life in Motion by Florence Howe
    A Life in Motion - by Florence Howe

    £21.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9781558616974 | ISBN 10: 1558616977

    Florence Howe has led an audacious life: she created a freedom school during the civil rights movement, refused to bow to academic heavyweights who were opposed to sharing power with women, and founded a feminist publishing house at a time when books ... more

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  • Cover image of book Telling Times: Writing and Living, 1950-2008 by Nadine Gordimer
    Telling Times: Writing and Living, 1950-2008 - by Nadine Gordimer

    £12.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9781408800966 | ISBN 10: 1408800969

    Nadine Gordimers life reflects the true spirit of the writer as moral activist, political visionary and literary icon. Telling Times collects together all her non-fiction for the first time, spanning more than half a century, from the twilight of co ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Whistleblower: Sex Trafficking, Military Contractors, and One Woman
    The Whistleblower: Sex Trafficking, Military Contractors, and One Woman's Fight for Justice - by Kathryn Bolkovac and Cari Lynn

    £11.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9780230115224 | ISBN 10: 0230115225

    When Nebraska police officer and divorced mother of three Kathryn Bolkovac saw a recruiting announcement for private military contractor DynCorp International, she applied and was hired. Good money, world travel, and the chance to help rebuild a war- ... more

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  • Cover image of book Striking a Light: The Bryant and May Matchwomen and Their Place in History by Louise Raw, foreword by Sheila Rowbotham
    Striking a Light: The Bryant and May Matchwomen and Their Place in History - by Louise Raw, foreword by Sheila Rowbotham

    £19.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9781441114266 | ISBN 10: 1441114262

    In July 1888, fourteen hundred women and girls employed by the matchmakers Bryant and May walked out of their East End factory and into the history books.   Louise Raw gives us a challenging new interpretation of events proving that the women ... more

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  • Cover image of book Dreamers of a New Day: Women Who Invented the Twentieth Century by Sheila Rowbotham
    Dreamers of a New Day: Women Who Invented the Twentieth Century - by Sheila Rowbotham

    £19.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9781844677030 | ISBN 10: 1844677036

    A major new exploration of the women who revolutionized American and British life. Amid the growth of globalized trade, mass production, immigration and urban slums that dominated the period from the 1880s to the onset of the First World War, ... more

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  • Cover image of book Claudia Jones: Beyond Containment by Carole Boyce Davies (Editor)
    Claudia Jones: Beyond Containment - by Carole Boyce Davies (Editor)

    £16.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9780956240163 | ISBN 10: 095624016x

    Claudia Jones was a smart, politically-wise, brilliant, transnational feminist, Pan Africanist theorist and cultural activist who brought together in her speeches and writings the politics that is now seen as a necessary way of intersecting a variet ... more

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  • Cover image of book Flying Close to the Sun: My Life and Times as a Weatherman by Cathy Wilkerson
    Flying Close to the Sun: My Life and Times as a Weatherman - by Cathy Wilkerson

    £12.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9781583229255 | ISBN 10: 1583229256

    Flying Close to the Sun is the stunning memoir of a white middle-class girl from Connecticut who became a member of the Weather Underground, one of the most notorious groups of the 1960s. Cathy Wilkerson, who famously escaped the Greenwich Village to ... more

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  • Cover image of book 117 Days: An Account of Confinement and Interrogation Under the South African 90-Day Detention Law by Ruth First
    117 Days: An Account of Confinement and Interrogation Under the South African 90-Day Detention Law - by Ruth First

    £8.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9781844086306 | ISBN 10: 1844086305

    'In prison you see only the moves of the enemy. Prison is the hardest place to fight a battle.'   117 Days is Ruth First's personal account of her detention under the iniquitous '90-day' law of 1963. There was no warrant, no charge and no tri ... more

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  • Cover image of book Revolutionary Women: A Book of Stencils by Queen of the Neighbourhood Collective
    Revolutionary Women: A Book of Stencils - by Queen of the Neighbourhood Collective

    £12.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9781604862003 | ISBN 10: 1604862009

    A radical feminist history and street art resource for inspired readers! This book combines short biographies with striking and usable stencil images of thirty women activists, anarchists, feminists, freedom-fighters and visionaries.  It of ... more

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  • Cover image of book Dreaming of Baghdad by Haifa Zangana
    Dreaming of Baghdad - by Haifa Zangana

    £14.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9781558616059 | ISBN 10: 1558616055

    In 1970s Iraq, the Ba'ath Party was at the height of its influence in the Middle East and popularity throughout the West. But a group of activists recognized the disastrous potential of the regime as its charismatic leader, Saddam Hussein, became mor ... more

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  • Cover image of book Raising My Voice: The Extraordinary Story of the Afghan Woman Who Dares to Speak Out by Malalai Joya
    Raising My Voice: The Extraordinary Story of the Afghan Woman Who Dares to Speak Out - by Malalai Joya

    £12.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9781846041501 | ISBN 10: 1846041503

    Malalai Joya is the youngest and most famous female MP in Afghanistan, whose bravery and vision have won her an international following. She made world headlines with her very first speech, in which she courageously denounced the presence of warlords ... more

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  • Cover image of book Resistance: Memoirs of Occupied France by Agnes Humbert
    Resistance: Memoirs of Occupied France - by Agnes Humbert

    £12.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9780747596745 | ISBN 10: 0747596743

    In the summer of 1940, as the German Occupation tightened its grip on Paris, Agns Humbert helped to establish one of the first resistance cells. Within a year the group was publishing a news bulletin, helping allied airmen escape and passing militar ... more

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  • Cover image of book Rush! The Making of a Climate Activist by Tamsin Omond
    Rush! The Making of a Climate Activist - by Tamsin Omond

    £7.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9780714531465 | ISBN 10: 0714531464

    When Tamsin Omond left university she had no idea that within a year she would be up on the roofs of Parliament, breaking the law for her beliefs about climate change. Rush! The Making of a Climate Activist is a candid account of her journey from ca ... more

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  • Cover image of book Bad Girls Go Everywhere: The Life of Helen Gurley Brown by Jennifer Scanlon
    Bad Girls Go Everywhere: The Life of Helen Gurley Brown - by Jennifer Scanlon

    £17.99   hardback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9780195342055 | ISBN 10: 0195342054

    When reviewing the great figures of feminism, few would call to mind the creator of the Cosmo Girl, but as Jennifer Scanlon argues in her fascinating biography Bad Girls Go Everywhere: The Life of Helen Gurley Brown, the longtime editor of Cosmopolit ... more

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  • Cover image of book Walking through Fire: The Later Years of Nawal El Saadawi by Nawal El Saadawi
    Walking through Fire: The Later Years of Nawal El Saadawi - by Nawal El Saadawi

    £13.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9781848132290 | ISBN 10: 1848132298

    In A Daughter of Isis, Nawal El Saadawi painted a beautifully textured portrait of the childhood that moulded her into a novelist and fighter for freedom and the rights of women. Walking Through Fire takes up the story of Saadawis extraordinary life ... more

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  • Cover image of book Left of Karl Marx: The Political Life of Black Communist Claudia Jones by Carole  Boyce Davies
    Left of Karl Marx: The Political Life of Black Communist Claudia Jones - by Carole Boyce Davies

    £22.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9780822341161 | ISBN 10: 0822341166

    In Left of Karl Marx, Carole Boyce Davies assesses the activism, writing, and legacy of Claudia Jones (19151964), a pioneering Afro-Caribbean radical intellectual, dedicated communist, and feminist. Jones is buried in Londons Highgate Cemetery, to ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Deafening Silence: Hidden Violence Against Women and Children by Patrizia Romito
    A Deafening Silence: Hidden Violence Against Women and Children - by Patrizia Romito

    £21.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9781861349613 | ISBN 10: 1861349610

    This book is born of a contradiction: on the one hand, there has been a genuine advance in the awareness of violence against women and children and actions to oppose it. On the other, the violence persists and so does the counter-attack against those ... more

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  • Cover image of book Unbowed: My Autobiography by Wangari Maathai
    Unbowed: My Autobiography - by Wangari Maathai

    £8.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9780099493099 | ISBN 10: 0099493098

    'When I was a child, my surroundings were alive, dynamic, and inspiring. Even though I was entering a world where there were books to read and facts to learn - the cultivation of the mind - I was still able to enjoy a world where there were no books ... more

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  • Cover image of book Infidel: My Life by Ayaan Hirsi Ali
    Infidel: My Life - by Ayaan Hirsi Ali

    £9.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9781416526247 | ISBN 10: 1416526242

    In this profoundly affecting memoir from the internationally renowned author of The Caged Virgin, Ayaan Hirsi Ali tells her astonishing life story, from her traditional Muslim childhood in Somalia to her intellectual awakening in the Netherlands, to ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Women
    The Women's movement against sexual harrassment - by Carrie N. Baker

    £21.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9780521704946 | ISBN 10: 0521704944

    Recounts the story of how a diverse social movement placed sexual harassment on the public agenda in the 1970s and 1980s. The collaboration of women from varying racial, economic, and geographic backgrounds strengthened the movement by representing t ... more

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  • Cover image of book Born in the Big Rains: A Memoir of Somalia and Survival by Fadumo Korn and Sabine Eichhorst
    Born in the Big Rains: A Memoir of Somalia and Survival - by Fadumo Korn and Sabine Eichhorst

    £19.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9781558615311 | ISBN 10: 1558615318

    This powerful memoir by international anti-FGM activist Fadumo Korn portrays both her life-altering transformation after she undergoes a brutal female circumcision at the age of seven and her journey to recovery and empowerment. As a feisty nomad, Fa ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Very Salt of Life: Welsh Women
    The Very Salt of Life: Welsh Women's Political Writings from Chartism to Suffrage - by Edited by Jane Aaron and Ursula Masson

    £8.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9781870206907 | ISBN 10: 1870206908

    This innovative and ground-breaking anthology covers a century of Welsh women's political writings, from the 1830s to the 1930s; its diverse contributors include female Chartists, patriotic defenders of Wales and its language, feminists working for w ... more

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  • Cover image of book Fight Like a Girl: How to Be a Fearless Feminist by Megan Seely
    Fight Like a Girl: How to Be a Fearless Feminist - by Megan Seely

    £18.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9780814740026 | ISBN 10: 0814740022

    A fearless vision for the future of feminism. By boldly detailing what is at stake for women and girls today, Megan Seely outlines the necessary steps to achieve true political, social and economic equity for all. Reclaiming feminism for a new genera ... more

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  • Cover image of book Breaking the Silence: French Women by Fadela Amara and Sylvia Zappi
    Breaking the Silence: French Women - by Fadela Amara and Sylvia Zappi

    £27.00   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9780520246218 | ISBN 10: 0520246217

    Born in France to Algerian immigrant parents, Fadela Amara is a human rights activist who speaks with both a personal and collective voice. This book is a passionate account of her struggle to found the movement called "Ni putes ni soumises" (Neither ... more

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  • Cover image of book Don
    Don't Shoot the Clowns: Taking a circus to the children of Iraq - by Jo Wilding

    £8.99   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9781904456483 | ISBN 10: 1904456480

    'Don't shoot the clowns!' As a circus performer in a war zone these are the fist words you need to know in English and Arabic, especially if you are trying to help wounded civilians in a city under siege.Don't Shoot the Clowns is Jo Wilding's accoun ... more

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