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The Constant Princess (The Tudor Court Book 1)

Touchstone, 2005

From #1 New York Times bestselling author and “queen of royal fiction” ( USA TODAY ) Philippa Gregory comes the remarkable story of Katherine of Aragon, Princess of Spain, daughter of two great monarchs, and eventual Queen of England when she marries the infamous King Henry VIII. Daughter of Queen Isabella and King Ferdinand of Spain, Katherine has been fated her whole life to marry Prince Arthur of England. When they meet and are ...
  
  











  



  
The Boleyn Inheritance (The Tudor Court Book 3)

Touchstone, 2006

From “the queen of royal fiction” ( USA TODAY ) comes this New York Times bestseller featuring three very different women whose fates are each bound by a bloody curse: the legacy of the Boleyn family. After the death of his third wife, Jane Seymour, King Henry VIII of England decides to take a new wife, but this time, not for love. The Boleyn Inheritance follows three women whose lives are forever changed because of the king’s ...
  
  











  



  
Queen's Gambit: A Novel (Katherine Parr)

Simon & Schuster, 2013

Divorced, beheaded, died, divorced, beheaded, survived: This is the story of the one who survived. Widowed for the second time at age thirty-one Katherine Parr falls deeply for the dashing courtier Thomas Seymour and hopes at last to marry for love. Instead, she attracts the amorous attentions of the ailing, egotistical, and dangerously powerful Henry VIII. No one is in a position to refuse a royal proposal so, haunted by the fates of his ...
  
  











  



  
Hope Leslie: or, Early Times in the Massachusetts (Penguin Classics)
Catharine Maria Sedgwick

Penguin Classics, 1998

Set in seventeenth-century New England in the aftermath of the Pequod War, Hope Leslie  not only chronicles the role of women in building the republic but also refocuses the emergent national literature on the lives, domestic mores, and values of American women.
  
  











  



  
Women Philosophers of the Early Modern Period
Margaret Atherton

Hackett Pub Co, 1994

An important collection from the largely unknown writings of women philosophers of the early modern period. Each selection is prefaced by a headnote giving a biographical account of its author and setting the piece in historical context. Atherton's Introduction provides a solid framework for assessing these works and their place in modern philosophy.
  
  











  



  
Catherine the Great: Portrait of a Woman
Robert K. Massie

Random House Trade Paperbacks, 2012

“[A] tale of power, perseverance and passion . . . a great story in the hands of a master storyteller.”— The Wall Street Journal   The Pulitzer Prize–winning author of Peter the Great, Nicholas and Alexandra, and The Romanovs returns with another masterpiece of narrative biography, the extraordinary story of an obscure German princess who became one of the most remarkable, powerful, and captivating women in history. Born into ...
  
  











  



  
Bridging Multiple Worlds: Case Studies of Diverse Educational Communities (2nd Edition)
Lorraine S. Taylor, Catharine R. Whittaker

Pearson, 2008

This text offers “real world” case studies involving educational staff, students, and families from diverse backgrounds in a variety of dynamic school settings.  Bridging Multiple Worlds emphasizes long-term, comprehensive solutions that promote school, home, and community partnership to meet challenges in educational settings. The text provides foundational information about diversity in the US, multicultural education, and ...
  
  











  



  
Modern Nutrition in Health and Disease (Modern Nutrition in Health & Disease (Shils))
A. Catharine Ross PhD, Benjamin Caballero MD PhD, ...

LWW, 2012

This widely acclaimed book is a complete, authoritative reference on nutrition and its role in contemporary medicine, dietetics, nursing, public health, and public policy. Distinguished international experts provide in-depth information on historical landmarks in nutrition, specific dietary components, nutrition in integrated biologic systems, nutritional assessment through the life cycle, nutrition in various clinical disorders, and public ...
  
  











  



  
Necropolis: London and Its Dead

Simon & Schuster UK, 2008

From Roman burial rites to the horrors of the plague, from the founding of the great Victorian cemeteries to the development of cremation and the current approach of metropolitan society towards death and bereavement -- including more recent trends to displays of collective grief and the cult of mourning, such as that surrounding the death of Diana, Princess of Wales -- NECROPOLIS: LONDON AND ITS DEAD offers a vivid historical narrative of this ...
  
  











  



  
Wieland and Memoirs of Carwin the Biloquist (Penguin Classics)
Charles Brockden Brown

Penguin Classics, 1991

A terrifying account of the fallibility of the human mind and, by extension, of democracy itself,  Wieland  brilliantly reflects the psychological, social, and political concerns of the early American republic. In the fragmentary sequel, Memoirs , Brown explores Carwin’s bizarre history as a manipulated disciple of the charismatic utopian Ludloe.
  
  











  



  
The Land Looks After Us: A History of Native American Religion (Religion in American Life)
Joel W. Martin

Oxford University Press, 2001

Native Americans practice some of America's most spiritually profound, historically resilient, and ethically demanding religions. Joel Martin draws his narrative from folk stories, rituals, and even landscapes to trace the development of Native American religion from ancient burial mounds, through interactions with European conquerors and missionaries, and on to the modern-day rebirth of ancient rites and beliefs. The book depicts the major ...
  
  











  



  
Founding Mothers: The Women Who Raised Our Nation
Cokie Roberts

Harper Perennial, 2005

From #1 New York Times bestselling author Cokie Roberts comes New York Times bestseller Founding Mothers, an intimate and illuminating look at the fervently patriotic and passionate women whose tireless pursuits on behalf of their families–and their country–proved just as crucial to the forging of a new nation as the rebellion that established it. While much has been written about the men who signed the Declaration of Independence, ...
  
  











  



  
When Victims Become Killers: Colonialism, Nativism, and the Genocide in Rwanda
Mahmood Mamdani

Princeton University Press, 2002

"When we captured Kigali, we thought we would face criminals in the state; instead, we faced a criminal population." So a political commissar in the Rwanda Patriotic Front reflected after the 1994 massacre of as many as one million Tutsis in Rwanda. Underlying his statement is the realization that, though ordered by a minority of state functionaries, the slaughter was performed by hundreds of thousands of ordinary citizens, including even ...
  
  











  



  
Necropolis: London and Its Dead

Simon & Schuster UK, 2008

From Roman burial rites to the horrors of the plague, from the founding of the great Victorian cemeteries to the development of cremation and the current approach of metropolitan society towards death and bereavement -- including more recent trends to displays of collective grief and the cult of mourning, such as that surrounding the death of Diana, Princess of Wales -- NECROPOLIS: LONDON AND ITS DEAD offers a vivid historical narrative of this ...
  
  











  



  
Hope Leslie: or Early Times in Massachusetts
Catharine Maria Sedgwick

Dover Publications, 2011

A spirited freethinker amid an oppressive Puritan community, Hope Leslie champions independence for women and justice for Native Americans. Her best friend Magawisca, the daughter of a Pequot chief, defies tribal authority to rescue a white man from death and restore a kidnapped girl to her family. This frontier novel paints an intriguing portrait of life in seventeenth-century New England as it explores the tumultuous relations between Puritans ...
  
  











  



  
MacKinnon's Sex Equality, 2d (University Casebook Series) (English and English Edition)
Catherine Mackinnon

Foundation Press, 2007

Law school casebook that maps the legal doctrine of sex equality, using materials drawn from theory, social science, history, and comparative law. Cases on racism, work, education, athletics, and pregnancy are examined in detail. A chapter on ; Sex, Race and Nation; expands on the connections between racism and sexism raised throughout. ; Burdens of Proof; equips the litigator with basic technical skills. Explores issues that have received ...
  
  











  



  
Women of the Republic: Intellect and Ideology in Revolutionary America (Published for the Omohundro Institute ...
Linda K. Kerber

The University of North Carolina Press, 1997

Women of the Republic views the American Revolution through women's eyes. Previous histories have rarely recognized that the battle for independence was also a woman's war. The "women of the army" toiled in army hospitals, kitchens, and laundries. Civilian women were spies, fund raisers, innkeepers, suppliers of food and clothing. Recruiters, whether patriot or tory, found men more willing to join the army when their wives and daughters ...
  
  











  



  
The Self-Esteem Companion: Simple Exercises to Help You Challenge Your Inner Critic and Celebrate Your ...
Matthew McKay PhD, Patrick Fanning, ...

New Harbinger Publications, 2005

Self-esteem is an important part of leading a happy, fulfilling life. How we feel about ourselves affects every aspect of our lives, from the way we function at work, in love, and in sex, to the way we parent, to what we strive to achieve. The Self-Esteem Companion is a step-by-step guide filled with straightforward and effective techniques to help you dramatically improve the way you think and feel about yourself. From the authors of the ...
  
  











  



  
Harriet Beecher Stowe and the Beecher Preachers (Unforgettable Americans)
Jean Fritz

Puffin, 1998

Harriet Beecher Stowe grew up in a family in which her seven brothers were expected to be successful preachers and the four girls were never to speak in public. But slavery made Harriet so angry she couldn't keep quiet. Although she used a pen rather than her voice to convince people of the evils of slavery, she became more famous than any of her brothers. She firmly believed that words could make change, and by writing Uncle Tom's Cabin, ...
  
  











  



  
Lives of the Caesars (Oxford World's Classics)
Suetonius

Oxford University Press, 2009

The Lives of the Caesars include the biographies of Julius Caesar and the eleven subsequent emperors: Augustus, Tiberius, Gaius Caligula, Claudius, Nero, Galba, Otho, Vitelius, Vespasian, Titus, Domitian. Suetonius composed his material from a variety of sources, without much concern for their reliability. His biographies consist of the ancestry and career of each emperor in turn; however, his interest is not so much analytical or historical, ...
  
  











  








   



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