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Bitches Bimbos And Ballbreakers

Author : Guerrilla Girls (Group of artists)
ISBN : UOM:39015060013755
Genre : Psychology
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A witty, outrageous look at the diverse female stereotypes through the ages explores the origins, history, and significance of such stereotypes as Old Maid, Trophy Wife, and Prostitute with a Heart of Gold for women of all ages, discussing sexual slurs, the evolution of butches and femmes, and the lives of real and fictional women who have become stereotypes. Original.
Category: Psychology

Confessions Of The Guerrilla Girls

Author : Guerrilla Girls (Group of artists)
ISBN : UOM:39015034424005
Genre : Social Science
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Fifty posters and a self-interview augment documentation of ten years of the hit-and-run feminist campaign against sexism, racism, and elitism in the art world and in our culture at large. Original. $30,000 ad/promo. Tour.
Category: Social Science

Women Art And Society

Author : Whitney Chadwick
ISBN : 0500204055
Genre : Art
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Discusses the ideologies shaping art produced by women and the representation of women in art, from the Middle Ages to present, traces the development of feminist art history, and examines significant emerging women artists.
Category: Art

The Girls Who Went Away

Author : Ann Fessler
ISBN : 9781101644294
Genre : Social Science
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In this deeply moving and myth-shattering work, Ann Fessler brings out into the open for the first time the astonishing untold history of the million and a half women who surrendered children for adoption due to enormous family and social pressure in the decades before Roe v. Wade. An adoptee who was herself surrendered during those years and recently made contact with her mother, Ann Fessler brilliantly brings to life the voices of more than a hundred women, as well as the spirit of those times, allowing the women to tell their stories in gripping and intimate detail.
Category: Social Science

The Woman In The Body

Author : Emily Martin
ISBN : 0807046450
Genre : Health & Fitness
File Size : 71.19 MB
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This bold reappraisal of science and society explores the different ways that women's reproduction is seen in American culture. "Spectacular. There is no better study of the power of metaphor in modern medicine." —Thomas W. Laqueur, author of Making Sex "One of the greatest strengths of this fascinating book is Martin's careful analysis of how medical language about women's bodies reveals cultural assumptions about women and their life's purpose. . . . Highly recommended." —Judith Walzer Leavitt, Bulletin of the History of Medicine
Category: Health & Fitness

The Prospect Before Her

Author : Olwen Hufton
ISBN : 9780307791948
Genre : History
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Already hailed by English critics as "one of the most important works of history to be published since the Second World War, " Olwen Hufton's fascinating and brilliantly learned study begins, in this first of two volumes, with a wide ranging exploration of women's fate in Western Europe from medieval times to the early modern age. of illustrations. From the Hardcover edition.
Category: History

50 Women Artists You Should Know

Author : Christiane Weidemann
ISBN : 3791383612
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Now available in a new edition, this book offers more than 500 years of achievements in art by women. This beautifully produced, richly detailed, and comprehensive survey of fifty influential women artists from the Renaissance to the Post-Modern era details their vast contributions to the art world. From the Early Baroque painter Artemisia Gentileschi and the seventeenth-century illustrator Maria Sibylla Merian to Impressionist Mary Cassatt and Berthe Morisot, and to modern icons such as Frida Kahlo, Georgia O'Keeffe and Louise Bourgeois, the most important female artists are profiled in this book in chronologically arranged double-page spreads. There is a succinct biography for each artist, together with information outlining her accomplishments and influence, additional resources for further study, and, best of all, brilliant full-color reproductions of the artist's works. Packed with information, this stunning and absorbing book showcases the remarkable artistic contributions of women throughout history.

Gender And Art

Author : Gillian Perry
ISBN : 0300077602
Genre : Art
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In this intriguing book, a diverse collection of case studies sheds light on the effects of gender issues on the study of art history. Encompassing European art, architecture, & design from the sixteenth century to the present day, the book examines the role of gender difference in the production, consumption, & interpretation of works of art. The authors explore both the work of women artists & the ways that visual representation by both female & male artists may be gendered.
Category: Art