New Books in Gender Studies

Interviews with Scholars of Gender about their New Books

https://newbooksnetwork.com/category/politics-society/gender-studies/

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episode 65: Donna Guy, "Creating Charismatic Bonds in Argentina: Letters to Juan and Eva Perón" (U New Mexico Press, 2016)


Using letters written by Argentine citizens to the Perón couple between 1946 and 1955, Guy offers a nuanced approach to understand charisma...


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episode 42: Alberto Cairo, "How Charts Lie: Getting Smarter about Visual Information" (Norton, 2019)


We’ve all heard that a picture is worth a thousand words, but what if we don’t understand what we’re looking at?


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episode 28: Sally Holloway, "The Game of Love in Georgian England: Courtship, Emotions, and Material Culture" (Oxford UP, 2019)


What was the role of love and courtship in eighteenth-century English culture?


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episode 59: Caroline Wanjiku Kihato, "Migrant Women of Johannesburg: Everyday Life in an In-Between City" (Palgrave Macmillan, 2013)


Kihato's book is about home and not-home, eloquently told about the hopes and dreams, fears and hardships of migrant women trying to make life and livelihoods in inner city Johannesburg....


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Kathleen Sheppard, "The Life of Margaret Alice Murray: A Woman’s Work in Archaeology" (Lexington, 2017)


After Napoleon occupied Egypt, Europeans became obsessed with the ancient cultures of the Nile...


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episode 91: Laura K. T. Stokes, "Fanny Hensel: A Research and Information Guide" (Routledge, 2019)


Nineteenth-century composer Fanny Hensel is the subject of more published research than any other woman of the period, with the possible exception of Clara Schumann...


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episode 58: Caroline Weber, “Proust’s Duchess” (Knopf, 2019)


Weber has done the painstaking research to find out who were the real-life people on whom Proust modeled some of the most memorable characters...


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episode 90: Brianna Theobald, "Reproduction on the Reservation: Pregnancy, Childbirth, and Colonialism in the Long Twentieth Century" (UNC Press, 2019)


Theobald delivers a long-overdue, comprehensive history of Native women’s reproductive health, rights, and practices...


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episode 43: Rebecca Scofield, "Outriders: Rodeo at the Fringes of the American West" (U Washington, 2019)


Scofield argues that rodeo performance has also long-been a means of asserting “Western-ness” for people excluded from narratives about the region...


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