100 Must-Read Titles About Women’s History

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The Female King of Colonial Nigeria: Ahebi Ugbabe (2011) por Nwando Achebe
My Invented Country (2003) por Isabel Allende
Searching for Life: The Grandmothers of the Plaza de Mayo and the Disappeared Children of Argentina (1999) por Rita Arditti
Women's Work: The First 20,000 Years : Women, Cloth, and Society in Early Times (1994) por Elizabeth Wayland Barber
Humanizing the Sacred: Sisters in Islam and the Struggle for Gender Justice in Malaysia (2015) por Azza Basarudin
The Second Sex [abridged English translation by H. M. Parshley] (1949) por Simone de Beauvoir
Natural Rebels: A Social History of Enslaved Black Women in Barbados (1989) por Hilary McD. Beckles
It's Always Possible: One Woman's Transformation of India's Prison System (1998) por Kiran Bedi
The Country Under My Skin: A Memoir of Love and War (2002) por Gioconda Belli
Revolutionary Mothers: Women in the Struggle for America's Independence (2005) por Carol Berkin
Manchu Princess, Japanese Spy: The Story of Kawashima Yoshiko, the Cross-Dressing Spy Who Commanded Her Own Army (Asia Perspectives: History, Society, and Culture) (2015) por Phyllis Birnbaum
Discarded Legacy: Politics and Poetics in the Life of Frances E.W. Harper, 1825-1911 (African American Life) (1994) por Melba Joyce Boyd
The Far Traveler: Voyages of a Viking Woman (2007) por Nancy Marie Brown
Golda (2008) por Elinor Burkett
She-Wolves: The Women Who Ruled England Before Elizabeth (2010) por Helen Castor
Wild Swans: Three Daughters of China (1991) por Jung Chang
America's Women: 400 Years of Dolls, Drudges, Helpmates, and Heroines (2003) por Gail Collins
The Queen of Katwe: One Girl's Triumphant Path to Becoming a Chess Champion (2012) por Tim Crothers
Women, Race, and Class (1981) por Angela Y. Davis
I, Phoolan Devi: The Autobiography of India's Bandit Queen (1996) por Phoolan Devi
Isabella: The Warrior Queen (2014) por Kirstin Downey
Sophie Scholl and the White Rose (1999) por Annette Dumbach
Hypatia of Alexandria (1995) por Maria Dzielska
The Chalice and The Blade (1987) por Riane Eisler
Lieutenant Nun: Memoir of a Basque Transvestite in the New World (1829) por Catalina de Erauso
Odd Girls and Twilight Lovers: A History of Lesbian Life in Twentieth-Century America (1991) por Lillian Faderman
Bananeras: Women Transforming the Banana Unions of Latin America (2005) por Dana Frank
The Warrior Queens (1988) por Antonia Fraser
No Turning Back: The History of Feminism and the Future of Women (2002) por Estelle Freedman
The Feminine Mystique (1963) por Betty Friedan
Mighty Be Our Powers: How Sisterhood, Prayer, and Sex Changed a Nation at War (2011) por Leymah Gbowee
Women in the Middle Ages (1978) por Frances Gies
Hannah Mary Tabbs and the Disembodied Torso: A Tale of Race, Sex, and Violence in America (2016) por Kali Nicole Gross
Open Wide the Freedom Gates: A Memoir (2003) por Dorothy Height
Women Artists: An Illustrated History (1987) por Nancy G. Heller
If This is a Woman: Inside Ravensbruck, Hitler's Concentration Camp for Women (2015) por Sarah Helm
Infidel (2007) por Ayaan Hirsi Ali
Feminist Theory: From Margin to Center (1984) por bell hooks
Identity by Design: Tradition, Change, and Celebration in Native Women's Dresses (2007) por National Museum of the American Indian
Wives, Slaves, and Concubines: A History of the Female Underclass in Dutch Asia (2010) por Eric Jones
Women & guerrilla movements : Nicaragua, El Salvador, Chiapas, Cuba (2002) por Karen Kampwirth
In the Days of Our Grandmothers: A Reader in Aboriginal Women?s History in Canada (2006) por Mary-Ellen Kelm
Out to Work: The History of Wage-Earning Women in the United States (1982) por Alice Kessler-Harris
Women of Korea : a history from ancient times to 1945 (1976) por Yung-Chung Kim
Louise Pound: The 19th Century Iconoclast Who Forever Changed America's Views About Women, Academics and Sports (2008) por Marie Krohn
White Saris and Sweet Mangoes: Aging, Gender, and Body in North India (2000) por Sarah Lamb
The Creation of Patriarchy (1986) por Gerda Lerner
Madame Chiang Kai-shek: China's Eternal First Lady (2006) por Laura Tyson Li
Pretty-shield: Medicine Woman of the Crows (1932) por Frank B. Linderman
Isabel Orleans-Bragança: The Brazilian Princess Who Freed the Slaves (2008) por James Mcmurtry Longo
The Scarlet Sisters: Sex, Suffrage, and Scandal in the Gilded Age (2014) por Myra MacPherson
Catherine the Great: Portrait of a Woman (2011) por Robert K. Massie
The Amazons: Lives and Legends of Warrior Women across the Ancient World (2014) por Adrienne Mayor
I, Rigoberta Menchú: An Indian Woman In Guatemala (1983) por Rigoberta Menchú
Borders and Boundaries: How Women Experienced the Partition of India (1998) por Ritu Menon
Far More Terrible for Women: Personal Accounts of Women in Slavery (2006) por Patrick Minges
Dreaming with the Ancestors: Black Seminole Women in Texas and Mexico (Race and Culture in the American West Series, Vol. 4) (2010) por Shirley Boteler Mock
The Belles of New England: The Women of the Textile Mills and the Families Whose Wealth They Wove (2002) por William Moran
Good Time Girls of the Alaska-Yukon Gold Rush (1998) por Lael Morgan
The Pope's Daughter: The Extraordinary Life of Felice della Rovere (2005) por Caroline P. Murphy
Night Witches: The Amazing Story Of Russia's Women Pilots in World War II (1981) por Bruce Myles
Daughters of the Earth (1977) por Carolyn Niethammer
Daughters of the Samurai: A Journey from East to West and Back (2015) por Janice P. Nimura
The Underground Girls of Kabul: In Search of a Hidden Resistance in Afghanistan (2014) por Jenny Nordberg
Women on Ice: The Early Years of Women's Hockey in Western Canada (2009) por Wayne Norton
Revolutionary Women in Postrevolutionary Mexico (2005) por Jocelyn Olcott
The Winter Queen: Elizabeth of Bohemia (1938) por Carola Oman
Eva Peron (1995) por Alicia Dujovne Ortiz
Wise Women of the Dreamtime: Aboriginal Tales of the Ancestral Powers (1993) por K. Langloh Parker
In Order to Live: A North Korean Girl's Journey to Freedom (2015) por Yeonmi Park
Undaunted: My Struggle for Freedom and Survival in Burma (2010) por Zoya Phan
The Book of the City of Ladies (1405) por Christine de Pizan
Thousands of Roads: A Memoir of a Young Woman's Life in the Ukrainian Underground During and After World War II (2001) por Maria Savchyn Pyskir
Palestinian Women of Gaza and the West Bank (1998) por Suha Sabbagh
Sky Train: Tibetan Women on the Edge of History (2009) por Canyon Sam
Princess: A True Story of Life Behind the Veil in Saudi Arabia (2001) por Jean Sasson
Persepolis: The Story of a Childhood (2000) por Marjane Satrapi
Rad American Women A-Z: Rebels, Trailblazers, and Visionaries who Shaped Our History... and Our Future! (2015) por Kate Schatz
In Praise of Black Women, Volume 1: Ancient African Queens (2001) por Simone Schwarz-Bart
Women in Caribbean History: The British-colonised Territories (1999) por Verene Shepherd
A Jury of Her Peers: American Women Writers from Anne Bradstreet to Annie Proulx (2009) por Elaine Showalter
Nike Is a Goddess: The History of Women in Sports (1998) por Lissa Smith
Walking in the Sacred Manner: Healers, Dreamers, and Pipe Carriers--Medicine Women of the Plains (1995) por Mark St. Pierre
Headstrong: 52 Women Who Changed Science and the World (2015) por Rachel Swaby
The Tin Ticket: The Heroic Journey of Australia's Convict Women (2010) por Deborah J. Swiss
The Voice That Remembers: A Tibetan Woman's Inspiring Story of Survival (1997) por Adhe Tapontsang
The Myth of Seneca Falls: Memory and the Women's Suffrage Movement, 1848-1898 (Gender and American Culture) (2014) por Lisa Tetrault
From a Native Daughter: Colonialism and Sovereignty in Hawai'i (1993) por Haunani-Kay Trask
Daughters of Isis: Women of Ancient Egypt (Penguin History) (1994) por Joyce A. Tyldesley
Well-Behaved Women Seldom Make History (2007) por Laurel Thatcher Ulrich
The Secret History of the Mongol Queens: How the Daughters of Genghis Khan Rescued His Empire (2010) por Jack Weatherford
Queen of Fashion: What Marie Antoinette Wore to the Revolution (2006) por Caroline Weber
The Mapmaker's Wife: A True Tale of Love, Murder, and Survival in the Amazon (2004) por Robert Whitaker
A Vindication of the Rights of Woman (1792) por Mary Wollstonecraft
A History of the Wife (2001) por Marilyn Yalom
The Upstairs Wife: An Intimate History of Pakistan (2015) por Rafia Zakaria


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