Women Of The Shadows
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📒Women Of The Shadows ✍ Ann Cornelisen
✏Women of the Shadows Book Summary : A haunting portrait of five women living in the mountainous villages of Lucania after World War II, this book features a new introduction by the author and has been favorably compared to Oscar Lewis's Children of Sanchez.
📒Stepping Out Of The Shadows ✍ Mary Martha Thomas
✏Stepping Out of the Shadows Book Summary : The history of Alabama has been told, but most often in terms of white men and their politics and economics. Now a more complex story of the state is emerging from the shadows of history in a new book that investigates the place of women from the perspective of race, class, and gender. The writers reexamine the roles of both black and white women as missionaries during Reconstruction, as reformers and suffrage leaders in the Progressive era, and as members of the state legislature in the 20th century.
📒Women In The Shadows ✍ Ch. S. Chiu
✏Women in the Shadows Book Summary : Women in the Shadows discusses the biographies of five brilliant and talented women born in the Austro-Hungarian Empire: Mileva Einstein-Maric, Margarete Jeanne Trakl, Lise Meitner, Milena Jesenská, and Margarete Schütte-Lihotzky. Charles S. Chiu creates «a narrative against forgetting, as a small step out of darkness» by writing about these women's accomplishments, which were overshadowed by those of the famous men in their lives. Edith Borchardt's translation brings this narrative to a wider audience. Women in the Shadows will interest scientists and scholars in the humanities as well as the general reader. The women portrayed represent various fields - mathematics, physics, music and literature, journalism, and architecture - making Women in the Shadows suitable for courses on the history of science, German and Austrian studies, as well as women's studies.
📒Out Of The Shadows ✍ Anna Nevenic
✏Out of the Shadows Book Summary : Covers the most courageous women of the 19th and 20th centuries who have changed the face of America. The United States would not be the great country without these gifted and compassionate women.
📒Out Of The Shadows ✍ Nina Byers
✏Out of the Shadows Book Summary : Authoritative 2006 description of pioneering women who made important contributions to physics from the twentieth century.
📒Flowering In The Shadows ✍ Marsha Smith Weidner
✏Flowering in the Shadows Book Summary : For well over a thousand years Chinese and Japanese women created, commissioned, collected and used paintings, yet until recently this fact has scarcely been acknowledged in the study of East Asian art by Westerners.
📒From Out Of The Shadows ✍ Vicki L. Ruiz
✏From Out of the Shadows Book Summary : For centuries, Mexican-American women have been creative, innovative forces shaping the cultural and economic development of what is now the American Southwest. Whether living in a labor camp, a boxcar settlement, or an urban barrio, Mexican women nurtured families, worked for wages, built extended networks, and participated in community associations--efforts that solidified the community and helped Mexican Americans find their own place in America. Now, in From Out of the Shadows, historian Vicki L. Ruiz provides the first full study of Mexican-American women in the 20th century, in a narrative enhanced by interviews and personal stories that capture a vivid sense of the Mexicana experience in the United States. Beginning with the first wave of women crossing the border early this century, Ruiz reveals the struggles they have faced, the communities they have built, and also highlights the various forms of political protest they have initiated. What emerges from the book is a portrait of a distinctive culture in America that has slowly gathered strength in the last 95 years. From Out of the Shadows is an important addition to the largely undocumented history of Mexican-American women in our century.
📒Out Of The Shadows ✍ Josephine Fong
✏Out of the Shadows Book Summary : This unique collection provides social work students and practitioners with critical analysis and practical guidance for working with abused women who are marginalized because of immigrant, refugee, or Aboriginal status. Out of the Shadows presents the work of Canadian academic researchers and frontline workers who demonstrate the increased risk faced by these women when they are victims of domestic violence, due to the racism inherent in our judicial and social systems. Our communities have neither fully faced nor met the challenges presented by this serious problem. Readers will be provoked to reflect on, and re-evaluate, the theoretical and political framework inherent in our service delivery systems and will be intrigued and delighted by accounts of culturally diverse women's groups and individuals who have transformed themselves from victims to victors.
📒Voices In The Shadows ✍ Celia Hawkesworth
✏Voices in the Shadows Book Summary : "Women are conspicuously absent from traditional cultural histories of South-East Europe. This book addresses that imbalance by describing the contribution of women to literary culture in the Orthodox/Ottoman areas of Serbia and Bosnia."--BOOK JACKET.Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved
📒Women In The Shadows ✍ Jennifer Goodlander
✏Women in the Shadows Book Summary : Wayang kulit, or shadow puppetry, connects a mythic past to the present through public ritual performance and is one of most important performance traditions in Bali. The dalang, or puppeteer, is revered in Balinese society as a teacher and spiritual leader. Recently, women have begun to study and perform in this traditionally male role, an innovation that has triggered resistance and controversy. In Women in the Shadows, Jennifer Goodlander draws on her own experience training as a dalang as well as interviews with early women dalang and leading artists to upend the usual assessments of such gender role shifts. She argues that rather than assuming that women performers are necessarily mounting a challenge to tradition, “tradition” in Bali must be understood as a system of power that is inextricably linked to gender hierarchy. She examines the very idea of “tradition” and how it forms both an ideological and social foundation in Balinese culture. Ultimately, Goodlander offers a richer, more complicated understanding of both tradition and gender in Balinese society. Following in the footsteps of other eminent reflexive ethnographies, Women in the Shadows will be of value to anyone interested in performance studies, Southeast Asian culture, or ethnographic methods.