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Are Women Human?: And Other International Dialogues
Catharine A. MacKinnon

Belknap Press, 2007

More than half a century after the Universal Declaration of Human Rights defined what a human being is and is entitled to, Catharine MacKinnon asks: Are women human yet? If women were regarded as human, would they be sold into sexual slavery worldwide; veiled, silenced, and imprisoned in homes; bred, and worked as menials for little or no pay; stoned for sex outside marriage or burned within it; mutilated genitally, impoverished economically, ...


A Treatise on Domestic Economy For the Use of Young Ladies at Home and at School, 2011

This book was converted from its physical edition to the digital format by a community of volunteers. You may find it for free on the web. Purchase of the Kindle edition includes wireless delivery.


A 380 Degree View: Killer views everywhere you look. (Real Estate Diva Mysteries Book 4), 2014

Everything is just fine. Allison’s sales are tracking at 0%, She is under 100% pressure from her boss to produce or be fired. She has a 50% commitment from her boyfriend with a 0% possibility of getting a ring. Her best friend on the other hand has a 100% commitment from her finance, but he’s suddenly taking 0% of her calls.
So when Allison Little, Real Estate Diva, learns her grandmother is hobbling around on a broken foot and the illegal ...


Catharine: and Other Writings (Oxford World's Classics)
Jane Austen

Oxford University Press, 2009

This new collection of Austen's brilliant short fiction is the first annotated edition of her short writings. The texts have been compared with the manuscripts to give a number of new readings. In addition to prose fiction and prayers, this collection contains many of her poems written to amuse and console her friends, and are unavailable in any other single volume. About the Series: For over 100 years Oxford World's Classics has made ...


Trash Out: Dream wedding or nightmare ending? (Real Estate Diva Mystery Book 5)

A Few Little Books, 2012

Ah, a wedding in the wine country. But Allison's best friend Carrie’s grand event may end less like a romantic comedy and more like a slasher flick. Who is stalking the bride? How did Ben’s former Friend With Benefits turn into Injured With Repercussions? And why must Allison wear 90 pounds of red tulle during the hottest season of the year?
While innocent bystanders fall like flies, Allison copes with selling her own house, scrambling to ...


Letters of Catharine Cottam Romney, Plural Wife

University of Illinois Press, 1992

A compelling autobiography of a Mormon woman is presented in this collection of more than 170 letters written between 1873 and 1917. A plural wife, mother, and colonist, Catharine Cottam Romney wrote from St. George, Utah, and from Mormon settlements in eastern Arizona and northern Mexico. Her letters touch on religion, law, politics, pioneering, economic struggle, birth, death, health, survival on the "underground," loneliness, sisterhood, and ...


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 ...


Nehemiah Adams

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2014

Is that a death-bed where the Christian lies? Yes,—but not his: 'Tis death itself there dies. Coleridge. She was not an infant—an unconscious subject of grace. But the Saviour has led through a long sickness, and through death, a daughter of nineteen years, and has made her, and those who loved and watched her, say, We are more than conquerors. To speak of Him, and not to gratify the fondness of parental love, to commend the Saviour of my ...


The American Woman's Home by Catharine E. Beecher and Harriet Beecher Stowe
Catharine E. Beecher, Professor Harriet Beecher Stowe

Rutgers University Press, 2002

The American Womans Home , originally published in 1869, was one of the late nineteenth centurys most important handbooks of domestic advice. The result of a collaboration by two of the eras most important writers, this book represents their attempt to direct womens acquisition and use of a dizzying variety of new household consumer goods available in the postCivil War economic boom. It updates Catharine Beechers influential Treatise on ...


Only Words
Catharine A. MacKinnon

Harvard University Press, 1996

When is rape not a crime? When it's pornography--or so First Amendment law seems to say: in film, a rape becomes "free speech." Pornography, Catharine MacKinnon contends, is neither speech nor free. Pornography, racial and sexual harassment, and hate speech are acts of intimidation, subordination, terrorism, and discrimination, and should be legally treated as such. Only Words is a powerful indictment of a legal system at odds with itself, its ...


The Backwoods of Canada Being Letters From The Wife of an Emigrant Officer, Illustrative of the Domestic ..., 2012

This book was converted from its physical edition to the digital format by a community of volunteers. You may find it for free on the web. Purchase of the Kindle edition includes wireless delivery.


LogoLounge Master Library, Volume 4: 3000 Type and Calligraphy Logos
Catharine Fishel, Bill Gardner

Rockport Publishers, 2012

Some of the world’s best-known logos are famous for their typography, including Coca-Cola, Kellogg’s, and Campbell’s. Typographic logos are the most direct way to deliver the brand message. The fourth in the seven-volume LogoLounge Master Library series, this is a highly organized collection of 3,000 typographic logo designs culled carefully from, the largest online searchable collection of logos in the world. The result is ...


Time is of the Essence: Walk to town/Run from the fire (The Real Estate Diva Mysteries Book 2)

A Few Little Books, 2014

Claim Jump, CA was founded on the principle of act first and suffer the consequences later. But sometimes sooner becomes the new later.
Over building and over population results in disaster when a firestorm sweeps down the forest and into town.
“I could just make out the car lights through the windows on either side of the front door, there was only one way off the mountain. I wondered if anyone considered that a problem?
Stuck in ...


Catharine Maria Sedgwick: Critical Perspectives

Northeastern, 2002

One of the nation's first woman writers, literary pioneer Catharine Maria Sedgwick (1789-1867) is ranked with Washington Irving, James Fenimore Cooper, and William Cullen Bryant as a founder of American literature. In a career that spanned four decades before the Civil War, Sedgwick published six novels, including Hope Leslie and A New-Engl and Tale, and over one hundred short stories and sketches, as well as domestic novellas, travelogues, and ...


Standing in the Light: The Captive Diary of Catharine Carey Logan, Delaware Valley, Pennsylvania, 1763
Mary Pope Osborne

Scholastic Inc., 1998

A Quaker girl's diary reflects her experiences growing up in the Delaware River Valley of Pennsylvania and her capture by Lenape Indians in 1763.


Women's Lives, Men's Laws
Catharine A. MacKinnon

Belknap Press, 2007

In the past twenty-five years, no one has been more instrumental than Catharine MacKinnon in making equal rights real for women. As Peter Jennings once put it, more than anyone else in legal studies, she "has made it easier for other women to seek justice." This collection, the first since MacKinnon's celebrated Feminism Unmodified appeared in 1987, brings together previously uncollected and unpublished work in the national arena from 1980 to ...


Bedlam: London and its Mad

Simon & Schuster UK, 2008

'Bedlam!' The very name conjures up graphic images of naked patients chained among filthy straw, or parading untended wards deluded that they are Napoleon or Jesus Christ. We owe this image of madness to William Hogarth, who, in plate eight of his 1735 Rake's Progress series, depicts the anti-hero in Bedlam, the latest addition to a freak show providing entertainment for Londoners between trips to the Tower Zoo, puppet shows and public ...


Toward a Feminist Theory of the State
Catharine A. MacKinnon

Harvard University Press, 1991

Toward a Feminist Theory of the State presents Catharine MacKinnon's powerful analysis of politics, sexuality, and the law from the perspective of women. Using the debate over Marxism and feminism as a point of departure, MacKinnon develops a theory of gender centered on sexual subordination and applies it to the state. The result is an informed and compelling critique of inequality and a transformative vision of a direction for social change.


General Butterfingers

HMH Books for Young Readers, 2007

Eleven-year-old Walter can’t believe his eyes when he sees the eviction notice from Ralph, the rotten nephew of his old friend, General Britt. It isn’t so bad for Walter and his mother, who also lives there—she would have no trouble finding another housekeeping job to support them both. But what about the old soldiers, the last surviving members of the crack World War II rescue force called the Spitzers, who saved the general’s life more ...


Child's Guide to Reconciliation
Elizabeth Ficocelli

Paulist Press, 2003

Discovering the Joy of Forgiveness From the same winning team that brought you Child's Guide to First Holy Communion comes this new picture book on receiving the sacrament of Reconciliation for the first time. Describing the purpose and procedure of the rite, it reduces fear, helps children approach the sacrament with true comfort and a sense of joy, and suggests that the forgiveness given us in reconciliation should be extended in turn towards ...



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