History Spelman House University Chicago - Putnam - History of the first women's House to be established at the University of Chicago. An uncommon and fascinating piece of early twentieth century academic social history.
Russia, The Soviet Way - Brooks, Robert Clarkson - Chicago American Library Association, 1933. Pamphlet. Reading With a Purpose, No 67. Suggests readings and a group study outline to consider the changes in the Soviet Union and the implications for a United States in the midst of the Great Depression. " Few subjects are shown by library records to be of greater interest to the American reading public than present-day Russia .. centered on the Soviet regime and the Five-Year Plan."
Birth Control in Practice : Analysis of Ten Thousand Case Histories of the Birth Control Clinical Research Bureau - Marie E Kopp - 1934 - "... the result of ten years of controlled research and investigation by the Birth Control Clinical Research Bureau, of which Mrs Margaret Sanger is Director, and has become, immediately on publication, the basic book in the field." First printing in dust jacket of this important, influential study which helped advance the birth control movement.
Women and Work : The Economic Value of College Training by Helen M. Bennett on Mike's Library. New York: D Appleton, 1917. "Comprehensive study, emphasizing what her experience as the manager of the Chicago [Collegiate] Bureau of Occupations has taught the author." - Publisher's Weekly.
Horatio Robinson Storer - A Proper Bostonian on Sex and Birth Control - Reprint of 1868 edition of Why Not? A book for every woman, published by Lee and Shepard, Boston, and of 1868 edition of Is it I? A book for every man, published by Lee and Shepard, Boston. - In 1865, Storer won an AMA prize for his essay aimed at informing women about the moral and physical problems of induced abortion - published as Why Not? A Book for Every Woman.
Duffey WHAT WOMEN SHOULD KNOW A woman's book about women. Arno Press 1974 reprint 1873 ed. "Women need a thorough acquaintanceship with the organs and functions of their own bodies, in order that they may guard against disease and suffering in themselves, and that they may bring forth healthy children. They need, too, a thorough knowledge of the good and evil of the world, so that they may guide their children safely through the perils which beset their youth & early manhood and womanhood."
Orientalism in Art - Peltre, Christine - 2005. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Contents: Introduction; 1. Witnesses to history, from Alexandria to Biskra; 2. Haute Poesie , or the orient of the romantics; 3. Realisms; 4. Studio voyages; 5. Toward the "Third Style"; Conclusion; Notes; List of Illustrated Works; Bibliography; Indexes.
New Girls For Old - Blanchard, Phyllis and Carlyn Manasses - New York: Macaulay Company, 1930. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Revealing contemporary academic examination of changing women's attitudes after the Flapper decade of the Roaring Twenties.
Performing Polity : Women and Agency in the Anglo-French Tradition 1385-1620 (Medieval Women: Texts and Contexts, 15) "Reading a variety of texts centred in the power and agency of women during the period 1385 to 1620, this book examines changing ideals of gender within the context of changing ideologies of governance and polity."
History of Woman Suffrage : Volume 5 1900-1920 [Women] - Authors: Ida Husted Harper, Elizabeth Cady Stanton. This volume covers the organizing and World War I work culminated with the adoption of the 19th Amendment to the Constitution, and women voting in 1920. SOLD.