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Women in Europe -

Related categories: Feminism & Women / World - Europe /

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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 25 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 To Exist is to Resist: Black Feminism in Europe by Akwugo Emejulu and Francesca Sobande (Editors)
    To Exist is to Resist: Black Feminism in Europe - by Akwugo Emejulu and Francesca Sobande (Editors)

    £18.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9780745339474 | ISBN 10: 0745339476

    In a divided continent, Black women and women of colour come together to undertake creative resistances and imagine radical new futures.   This book brings together activists, artists and scholars of colour to show how Black feminism and Afro ... 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 Soviet Daughter: A Graphic Revolution by Julia Alekseyeva
    Soviet Daughter: A Graphic Revolution - by Julia Alekseyeva

    £13.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781621069690 | ISBN 10: 1621069699

    Soviet Daughter provides a window into the life of a rebellious, independent woman coming of age in the USSR, and the impact of her story and her spirit on her American great-granddaughter, two extraordinary women swept up in the history of their tum ... more

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  • Cover image of book Grey is the Colour of Hope by Irina Ratushinskaya
    Grey is the Colour of Hope - by Irina Ratushinskaya

    £9.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781473637221 | ISBN 10: 1473637228

    The reissue of four unforgettable books by acclaimed poet, novelist and dissident Irina Ratushinskaya.   If it ever falls to you, my reader (though God forbid!) to see your name written on a prison wall and followed by the letters 'LYMTL', that wi ... 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 Sculptor
    Sculptor's Daughter: A Childhood Memoir - by Tove Jansson

    £8.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781908745491 | ISBN 10: 1908745495

    Tove Janssons first book for adults drew on her childhood memories to capture afresh the enchantments and fears of growing up in Helsinki in the 1910s and 20s.  Described as both a memoir and a book of superb stories by Ali Smith, Janssons s ... more

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  • Cover image of book Chernobyl Strawberries: A Memoir by Vesna Goldsworthy
    Chernobyl Strawberries: A Memoir - by Vesna Goldsworthy

    £8.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781908524478 | ISBN 10: 1908524472

    How would you make sense of your life if you thought it might end tomorrow? Vesna Goldsworthy breezed through life a top student at Belgrade University, a presenter of a fashionable radio programme, a poet who performed her work to a crowd o ... more

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  • Cover image of book Femen by Femen and Galia Ackerman
    Femen - by Femen and Galia Ackerman

    £12.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9780745683225 | ISBN 10: 0745683223

    'Ukraine is not a brothel!' This was the first cry of rage uttered by Femen during Euro 2012.   Bare-breasted and crowned with flowers, perched on their high heels, Femen transform their bodies into instruments of political expression through ... more

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  • Cover image of book Goodbye Sarajevo: A True Story of Courage, Love and Survival by Atka Reid and Hana Schofield
    Goodbye Sarajevo: A True Story of Courage, Love and Survival - by Atka Reid and Hana Schofield

    £9.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9781408827758 | ISBN 10: 1408827751

    May, 1992. Hana is twelve years old when her older sister Atka puts her on a UN evacuation bus fleeing the besieged city of Sarajevo. Thinking they will be apart for a short time, they make a promise to each other to be brave. But as the Bosnian war ... more

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  • Cover image of book Travels in Blood and Honey: Becoming a Beekeeper in Kosovo by Elizabeth Gowing
    Travels in Blood and Honey: Becoming a Beekeeper in Kosovo - by Elizabeth Gowing

    £12.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9781904955900 | ISBN 10: 1904955908

    Kosovo: the name conjures up blood: ethnic cleansing and war. This book reveals another side to the newest country in the world - a land of generous families, strong tastes and lush landscapes: a land of honey.   Elizabeth Gowing is rushe ... more

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  • Cover image of book Nothing But the Truth: Selected Dispatches by Anna Politkovskaya
    Nothing But the Truth: Selected Dispatches - by Anna Politkovskaya

    £9.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9780099526681 | ISBN 10: 0099526689

    A wide-ranging and lasting collection of writing by one of the most outstanding and courageous reporters of our era. Until her murder in October 2006, Anna Politkovskaya wrote for the Russian newspaper Novaya gazeta. She won international fam ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Mountain of Crumbs: Growing Up Behind the Iron Curtain by Elena Gorokhova
    A Mountain of Crumbs: Growing Up Behind the Iron Curtain - by Elena Gorokhova

    £9.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9780099537649 | ISBN 10: 0099537648

    A Mountain of Crumbs is the moving story of a young Soviet girl's discovery of the hidden truths of adulthood and her country's profound political deception.   Elena, born with a desire to explore the world beyond her borders, finds her passi ... more

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  • Cover image of book Bluebird: A Memoir by Vesna Maric
    Bluebird: A Memoir - by Vesna Maric

    £8.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9781847081193 | ISBN 10: 1847081193

    Vesna Maric was a typical sixteen year old when the Bosnian war started. As school broke up, shelling began. Snipers appeared in the cities and suddenly a trip to a cafe or an illicit cigarette became dangerous, impossible things. Maric and her siste ... more

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  • Cover image of book Journal by Helene Berr
    Journal - by Helene Berr

    £9.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9781906694197 | ISBN 10: 1906694192

    From April 1942 to March 1944, Helene Berr, a recent graduate of the Sorbonne, kept a journal that is both an intensely moving, intimate, harrowing, appalling document and a text of astonishing literary maturity.   With her colleagues, she pl ... more

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  • Cover image of book Rosa Luxemburg: Selected Political and Literary Writings by Rosa Luxemburg, edited by Mike Jones
    Rosa Luxemburg: Selected Political and Literary Writings - by Rosa Luxemburg, edited by Mike Jones

    £14.95   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9780850366938 | ISBN 10: 0850366933

    Rosa Luxemburg, perhaps the most remarkable and original figure among German Marxist thinkers and activists, was one of the earliest victims of fascism, murdered in Berlin, in 1919. This volume presents selected political essays, writings previously ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Diary of Mary Berg: Growing up in the Warsaw Ghetto by Mary Berg
    The Diary of Mary Berg: Growing up in the Warsaw Ghetto - by Mary Berg

    £10.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9781851685851 | ISBN 10: 1851685855

    On her fifteenth birthday, as the German army tightens its grip on Warsaw, Mary Berg begins writing her diary. She does not yet know that by the time she has filled twelve small notebooks she will have endured four years of Nazi terror and recorded i ... more

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  • Cover image of book After the Wall: Confessions from an East German Childhood and the Life That Came Next by Jana Hensel
    After the Wall: Confessions from an East German Childhood and the Life That Came Next - by Jana Hensel

    £8.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9781586485597 | ISBN 10: 1586485598

    If you woke up one morning and your country was gone, who would you be?Jana Hensel was thirteen on November 9, 1989, the night the Berlin Wall fell. In all the euphoria over German reunification, no one stopped to think what it would mean for Jana a ... more

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  • Cover image of book Red Princess: A Revolutionary Life by Sofia Zinovieff
    Red Princess: A Revolutionary Life - by Sofia Zinovieff

    £8.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9781862079922 | ISBN 10: 1862079927

    In 1907 Princess Sophy ('Sofka') Dolgorouky was born in St Petersburg. Members of the Imperial family had attended her parents' wedding earlier that same year, and the child was born into a privileged world of nurses, private tutors and elegant tea p ... more

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  • Cover image of book Nobody
    Nobody's Home - by Dubravka Ugresic

    £9.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9781846590191 | ISBN 10: 1846590191

    A whole world seems to orbit within Nobody's Home. It's a world that looks familiar but strange.   Dubravka Ugresic takes us on her whirligig travels through Europe, and across to the US, offering her insightful and unique perspectives on lit ... 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 The Stone Fields: An Epitaph for the Living by Courtney Angela Brkic
    The Stone Fields: An Epitaph for the Living - by Courtney Angela Brkic

    £8.99   paperback   (2005) - ISBN 13: 9781862077973 | ISBN 10: 1862077975

    When she was 23, the author joined a UN-contracted forensic team in Eastern Bosnia. Unlike many aid workers, Brkic was drawn there by her family history; although fluent in the language, she was advised to avoid letting local workers discover her et ... more

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  • Cover image of book Voices from Chernobyl: The Oral History of a Nuclear Disaster by Svetlana Alexievich
    Voices from Chernobyl: The Oral History of a Nuclear Disaster - by Svetlana Alexievich

    £19.00   hardback   (2005) - ISBN 13: 9781564784018 | ISBN 10: 1564784010

    On April 26, 1986, the worst nuclear reactor accident in history occured in Chernobyl and contaminated as much as three quarters of Europe. Although the Soviet government claims that only 31 people died as a result, the aftermath of the event is asto ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Key to My Neighbour
    The Key to My Neighbour's House: Searching for Justice in Bosnia and Rwanda - by Elizabeth Neuffer

    £12.99   paperback   (2003) - ISBN 13: 9780747558156 | ISBN 10: 0747558159

    From her unique vantage point as a reporter directly covering the reality and aftermath of genocide in Bosnia and Rwanda, award-winning journalist Elizabeth Neuffer tells the compelling story of two parallel journeys toward justice in each country - ... more

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  • Cover image of book Doves of War: Four Women of Spain by Paul Preston
    Doves of War: Four Women of Spain - by Paul Preston

    £12.99   paperback   (2003) - ISBN 13: 9780006386940 | ISBN 10: 0006386946

    "Four extraordinary women whose personal histories should dispel any illusions that the Spanish Civil War was an all male war .. The book is full of wonderful stories and acute observations. But above all these are compelling human dramas in which m ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas by Stein, Gertrude
    The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas - by Stein, Gertrude

    £9.99   paperback   (1933) - ISBN 13: 9780141185361 | ISBN 10: 0141185368

    For Gertrude Stein and her companion Alice B. Toklas, life in Paris was based upon the rue do Fleurus and the Saturday evenings, and 'it was like a kaleidoscope slowly turning'. Picasso was there with 'his high whinnying spanish giggle', as were Ceza ... more

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