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Around the world

How does it work? Our books are sorted into four meta-catagories and twenty one, subject-based catagories. Click on a meta-catagory to view and select catagories. You can use your search-in-text feature (Mac: apple+f   PC: ctrl+f) to find a specific title or author, or you can scroll through the catagories. Feel free to drop by the Center and browse our books in person while we work on a proper card catalog.


Around the world

• Alvarado, Elvia. Don't be Afraid, Gringo: A Honduran Woman Speaks from the Heart (The Story of Elvia Alvarado). Ed. Medea         Benjamin. Trans. Medea Benjamin. The Institute for Food and Development Policy, 1987.
• Barrento, Maria Isabel; Maria Teresa Horta; and Maria Veho da Costa. The Three Marias: New Portuguese Letters. Trans. Helen R. Lane. Bantam Books, 1976.
• Bell, Diane. Daughters of the Dreaming. McPhee Gribble/George Allen & Unwin, 1984.
• Bronstein, Audrey. The Triple Struggle: Latin American Peasant Women. South End Press, 1982.
• Center for Chinese Studies. Women in China: Studies in Social Change and Feminism. Ed. Marilyn B. Young. University of Michigan Press, 1973.
• Challenging Fronteras: Structuring Latina and Latino Lives in the U.S. Ed. Mary Romero; Pierette Hondagneu-Sotelo; and Vilma Ortez. Routeledge, 1997.
• Chiang, Mayling Soong. We Chinese Women: Speeches and Writings During the First United Nations Year. The John Day Company, 1943.
• Croll, Elizabeth. Feminism and Socialism in China. Routeledge & Kegan Paul, 1979.
• Curtin, Katie. Women in China. Pathfinder Press, 1976.
• Davin, Delia. Woman-Work: Women and the Party in Revolutionary China.
• El Saadawi, Nawal. The Hidden Face of Eve: Women in the Arab World. Ed. Sherif Hetata. Trans. Sherif Hetata. Beacon Press, 1981.
• Elsasser, Nan; Kyle Mackenzie; and Yvonne Tixier y Vigil. Las Mujeres: Conversations from a Hispanic Community. The Feminist Press, 1980.
• Esta Puente, Mi Espalda: Voces de Mujeres Tercermundistas en los Estados Unidos. Ed. Cherrνe Moraga and Ana Castillo. Ism Press, 1988.
• Fertility in Asia: Assessing the Impact of Development Projects. Ed. John Stoekel and Anrudh K. Jain. St. Martin’s Press, 1986.
• Garza, Hedda. Latinas: Hispanic Women in the United States. University of New Mexico Press, 2001.
• Great Documents in American Indian History. Ed. Wayne Moquin and Charles Van Doren. De Capo Press, 1995.
• In Search of Answers: Indian Women's Voices from Manushi. Ed. Madhu Kishwar and Ruth Vanita. Zed Books, Ltd., 1984.
• Jeffery, Patricia. Frogs in a Well: Indian Women in Purdah. Zed Press, 1979.
• Kertzer, David I. Sacrificed for Honor: Italian Infant Abandonment and the Politics of Reproductive Control. Beacon Press, 1993.
• Making Waves: An Anthology of Writings By and About Asian American Women. Ed. Asian American Women United of California. Beacon Press, 1989.
• Martνnez, Rubιn. The Other Side: Notes from the New L.A., Mexico City, and Beyond. Random House, Inc., 1992.
• Mead, Margaret. Coming of Age in Samoa. American Museum of Natural History, 1973.
• Mead, Margaret. Sex and Temperament in Three Primitive Societies. William Morrow & Company, Inc., 1963.
• Meli, Francis. South Africa Belongs to Us: A History of the ANC. James Curry, Ltd., 1988.
• Montejo, Victor. Testimony: Death of a Guatemalan Village. Curbstone Press, 1987.
• Now Our Feet Walk the Sky: Women of the South Asian Diaspora. The Women of South Asian Descent Collective. Aunt Lute Books, 1993.
• Niethammer, Carolyn. Daughters of the Earth: The Lives and Legends of American Indian Women. Collier MacMillan Publishers, 1977.
• Parish, William L. and Martin King Whyte. Village and Family in Contemporary China. University of Chicago Press, 1978.
• Qoyawayma, Polingaysi. No Turning Back: A Hopi Indian Woman's Struggle to Live in Two Worlds. University of New Mexico Press, 1964.
• Randall, Margaret. Sandino's Daughters: Testimonies of Nicaraguan Women in Struggle. Ed. Lynda Yanz. New Star Books, 1981.
• Rosenwasser, Penny. Voices From a 'Promised Land': Palestinian and Israeli Peace Activists Speak their Hearts. Curbstone Press, 1992.
• Silman, Janet. Enough is Enough: Aboriginal Women Speak Out. The Women’s Press, 1987.
• Silvestre Velez de Escalente, Fray. The Domνnguez-Escalante journal: Their Expedition Through Colorado, Utah, Arizona, and New Mexico in 1776. Ed. Ted J. Warned. Trans. Fray Angelico Chavez. University of Utah Press, 1995.
• Smedley, Agnes. Portraits of Chinese Women in Revolution. The Feminist Press, 1976.
• Tucker, Judith E. Women in Nineteenth-Century Egypt. Cambridge University Press, 1985.
• Watts, Nigel. Sevginin Yolu. Dharma Yayinlari.
• Weatherford, Jack. Indian Givers: How the Indians of the Americas Transformed the World. Ballantine Books, 1988.
• White, E. Frances. Sierra Leone's Settler Women Traders: Women on the Afro-European Frontier. University of Michigan Press, 1987.
• Women in Russia. Ed. Dorothy Atkinson; Alexander Dallin; and Gail Warshofsky Lapidus. Stanford University Press, 1977.
• Women in the Third World: A Directory of Resources. Ed. Thomas P. Fenton and Mary J. Heffron. Orbis Books, 1987.
• Zonghui, Wu; Chi Li; and Fan Xiaoqing. Contemporary Chinese Women Writers III. Panda Books, 1993.

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