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Mizrahi Women on Israel's Periphery

Pnina Motzafi-Haller
With a Foreword by Virginia R. Dominguez

An evocative feminist ethnography focused on the rarely documented lives of women at the Israeli periphery.

Paperback
Available August 2018
ISBN: 9780814340592
Hardback
Available August 2018
ISBN: 9780814344422
eBOOK
Available August 2018
ISBN: 9780814340608

Keetsahnak

Our Missing and Murdered Indigenous Sisters

Kim Anderson, Maria Campbell & Christi Belcourt, Editors

A powerful collection of voices that speak to antiviolence work from across-generational Indigenous perspective.

Paperback
Available April 2018
ISBN: 9781772123678

Comic Venus

Women and Comedy in American Silent Film

Kristen Anderson Wagner

Examines the social and historical significance of women’s contributions to American silent film comedy.

Paperback
Available March 2018
ISBN: 9780814341025
eBOOK
Available March 2018
ISBN: 9780814341032

The Origin of the Modern Jewish Woman Writer

Romance and Reform in Victorian England

Michael Galchinsky

Analyses the development of Jewish women's writing in relation to Victorian literary history, women's cultural history, and Jewish cultural history.

Paperback
Available February 2018
ISBN: 9780814344446
eBOOK
Available February 2018
ISBN: 9780814344453

Searching for Mary Schäffer

Women Wilderness Photography

Colleen Skidmore

New questions, new stories, new collaborators of early twentieth-century photographer, writer, explorer, mapmaker, and illustrator.

Paperback
Available October 2017
ISBN: 9781772122985

Warriors, Witches, Whores

Women in Israeli Cinema

Rachel S. Harris

Feminist reading of women’s representation and activism in Israeli cinema.

Paperback
Available October 2017
ISBN: 9780814339671
eBOOK
Available October 2017
ISBN: 9780814339688

Flora Annie Steel

A Critical Study of an Unconventional Memsahib

Susmita Roye, Editor

An expansive collection of essays about an "unconventional memsahib," a noted Victorian feminist and writer.

Paperback
Published: May 2017
ISBN: 9781772122602

The Woman Priest

A Translation of Sylvain Maréchal’s Novella, La femme abbé

Sylvain Maréchal
Translation and Introduction by Sheila Delany

First translation of French novella (1801) about passion, social convention, obsession and despair.

Paperback
Published: August 2016
ISBN: 9781772121230

Clara

Mrs. Henry Ford

By Ford R. Bryan

In telling the story of Clara Ford, author Ford Bryan also charts the course of the growing automobile industry and the life of the enigmatic man at its helm.

Paperback
Published: June 2016
ISBN: 9780814330654
$29.99
Hardback
Published: June 2016
ISBN: 9780814329986
$29.99
eBOOK
Published: June 2016
ISBN: 9780814337707

Cinderella across Cultures

New Directions and Interdisciplinary Perspectives

Edited by Martine Hennard Dutheil de la Rochère, Gillian Lathey, Monika Wozniak

Examines the tale of Cinderella as a fascinating, multilayered, and ever-changing story constantly reinvented in different media and traditions.

Paperback
Published: June 2016
ISBN: 9780814341551
eBOOK
Published: June 2016
ISBN: 9780814341568

100 Days

Juliane Okot Bitek
Cecily Nicholson, Foreword

Poems that recall the senseless loss of life and of innocence in Rwanda.

Paperback
Published: March 2016
ISBN: 9781772121216

Gendered Militarism in Canada

Learning Conformity and Resistance

Edited by Nancy Taber

Foreword by Patricia Gouthro

Important societal critique of how gender and militarism intersect in Canadians’ daily learning.

Paperback
Published: January 2016
ISBN: 9781772120844

Weaving a Malawi Sunrise

A Woman, A School, A People

Roberta Laurie

One woman’s determination to educate Malawian girls and change the future of a nation.

Paperback
Published: December 2015
ISBN: 9781772120868

Cultural Mapping and the Digital Sphere

Place and Space

Ruth Panofsky & Kathleen Kellett, Editors
Susan Brown & Mary-Jo Romaniuk, Foreword

Fourteen essays map Canadian literary and cultural products via advances in digital humanities research methodologies.

Paperback
Published: October 2015
ISBN: 9781772120493

Street Sex Work and Canadian Cities

Resisting a Dangerous Order

Shawna Ferris

De-stigmatization of sex work encourages efforts toward legal changes to create safe communities for all.

Paperback
Published: March 2015
ISBN: 9781772120059
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Great Girls in Michigan History

Patricia Majher

For young readers, a diverse collection of biographical sketches of twenty notable young women with ties to Michigan.

Paperback
Published: March 2015
ISBN: 9780814340738
eBOOK
Published: March 2015
ISBN: 9780814340745

Rebecca Gratz

Women and Judaism in Antebellum America

Dianne Ashton

This is the first in-depth biography of Rebecca Gratz (1781-1869), the foremost American Jewish woman of the nineteenth century.

Paperback
Published: January 2015
ISBN: 9780814341001
eBOOK
Published: January 2015
ISBN: 9780814341018

"To Tread on New Ground"

Selected Hebrew Writings of Hava Shapiro

Edited by Carole B. Balin and Wendy I. Zierler

A selection of the path-breaking feminist writings of Hava Shapiro (1878–1943), one of the first women writers to contribute to modern Hebrew literature.

Paperback
Published: December 2014
ISBN: 9780814338698
eBOOK
Published: December 2014
ISBN: 9780814338704

Jewish Women Writers in Britain

Edited by Nadia Valman

Explores the long and rich history of Jewish women writers in Britain from the mid-nineteenth century to the present day.

Paperback
Published: December 2014
ISBN: 9780814332382
eBOOK
Published: December 2014
ISBN: 9780814339145
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Erotic Infidelities

Love and Enchantment in Angela Carter's The Bloody Chamber

Kimberly J. Lau

Explores the peculiar enchantments at the heart of Angela Carter’s The Bloody Chamber and Carter’s commitment to imagining unforeseen possibilities for heterosexual love and desire.

Paperback
Published: December 2014
ISBN: 9780814339336
eBOOK
Published: December 2014
ISBN: 9780814339343

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