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Women's History - Pre-20th Century -

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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 4 books in this booklist

  • Cover image of book An Almost Impossible Thing: The Radical Lives of Britain
    An Almost Impossible Thing: The Radical Lives of Britain's Pioneering Women Gardeners - by Fiona Davison

    £20.00   hardback   (2023) - ISBN 13: 9781915068217 | ISBN 10: 1915068215

    ‘Gardening, taken up as a hobby when all the laborious work can be done by a man, is delightful, but as a life’s work for a woman, it is almost an impossible thing.’ Sir Joseph Hooker, 1817-1911.  While working as Head of Libraries and Exhi ... more

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  • Cover image of book In Defence of Witches: Why Women Are Still on Trial by Mona Chollet
    In Defence of Witches: Why Women Are Still on Trial - by Mona Chollet

    £9.99   paperback   (2023) - ISBN 13: 9781529034066 | ISBN 10: 152903406x

    "What remains of the witch hunts? A stubborn misogyny, which still tints the way our societies look at single women, childless women, aging women, or quite simply, free women... Today more than ever, witches tell us about our world and lead the way." ... more

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  • Cover image of book Witchcraft: A History in Thirteen Trials by Marion Gibson
    Witchcraft: A History in Thirteen Trials - by Marion Gibson

    £20.00   hardback   (2023) - ISBN 13: 9781398508507 | ISBN 10: 1398508500

    Witchfinder General, Salem, Malleus Maleficarum. The world of witch-hunts and witch trials sounds archaic and fanciful, these terms relics of an unenlightened, brutal age. However, we often hear ‘witch-hunt’ in today’s media, and the misogyny t ... more

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  • Cover image of book Caliban and the Witch: Women, the Body and Primitive Accumulation by Silvia Federici
    Caliban and the Witch: Women, the Body and Primitive Accumulation - by Silvia Federici

    £10.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9780241532539 | ISBN 10: 0241532531

    A cult classic since its publication in the early years of this century, Caliban and the Witch is Silvia Federici's history of the body in the transition to capitalism.  Moving from the peasant revolts of the late Middle Ages through the Euro ... more

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