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Book awards: 100 Must-Read Titles About Women’s History

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Ada Blackjack: A True Story of Survival in the Arctic by Jennifer Nivennot in English Common Knowledge
Amazons of the Huk Rebellion: Gender, Sex, and Revolution in the Philippines (New Perspectives in Se Asian Studies) by Vina A. Lanzonanot in English Common Knowledge
The Amazons: Lives and Legends of Warrior Women across the Ancient World by Adrienne Mayornot in English Common Knowledge
America's Women: 400 Years of Dolls, Drudges, Helpmates, and Heroines by Gail Collinsnot in English Common Knowledge
Bananeras: Women Transforming the Banana Unions of Latin America by Dana Franknot in English Common Knowledge
The Bandit Queen of India: An Indian Woman's Amazing Journey from Peasant to International Legend by Phoolan Devinot in English Common Knowledge
The Belles of New England: The Women of the Textile Mills and the Families Whose Wealth They Wove by William Morannot in English Common Knowledge
The Book of the City of Ladies by Christine de Pizannot in English Common Knowledge
Borders and Boundaries: How Women Experienced the Partition of India by Ritu Menonnot in English Common Knowledge
Catherine the Great: Portrait of a Woman by Robert K. Massienot in English Common Knowledge
The Chalice and The Blade by Riane Eislernot in English Common Knowledge
The Country Under My Skin: A Memoir of Love and War by Gioconda Bellinot in English Common Knowledge
The Creation of Patriarchy by Gerda Lernernot in English Common Knowledge
Daughters of Isis: Women of Ancient Egypt (Penguin History) by Joyce A. Tyldesleynot in English Common Knowledge
Daughters of the Earth by Carolyn Niethammernot in English Common Knowledge
Daughters of the Samurai: A Journey from East to West and Back by Janice P. Nimuranot in English Common Knowledge
Discarded Legacy: Politics and Poetics in the Life of Frances E.W. Harper, 1825-1911 (African American Life) by Melba Joyce Boydnot in English Common Knowledge
Dreaming with the Ancestors: Black Seminole Women in Texas and Mexico (Race and Culture in the American West Series, Vol. 4) by Shirley Boteler Mocknot in English Common Knowledge
Eva Peron by Alicia Dujovne Ortiznot in English Common Knowledge
Far More Terrible for Women: Personal Accounts of Women in Slavery by Patrick Mingesnot in English Common Knowledge
The Far Traveler: Voyages of a Viking Woman by Nancy Marie Brownnot in English Common Knowledge
The Female King of Colonial Nigeria: Ahebi Ugbabe by Nwando Achebenot in English Common Knowledge
The Feminine Mystique by Betty Friedannot in English Common Knowledge
Feminist Theory: From Margin to Center by bell hooksnot in English Common Knowledge
From a Native Daughter: Colonialism and Sovereignty in Hawai'i by Haunani-Kay Trasknot in English Common Knowledge
Golda by Elinor Burkettnot in English Common Knowledge
Good Time Girls of the Alaska-Yukon Gold Rush by Lael Morgannot in English Common Knowledge
Hannah Mary Tabbs and the Disembodied Torso: A Tale of Race, Sex, and Violence in America by Kali Nicole Gross
Headstrong: 52 Women Who Changed Science and the World by Rachel Swabynot in English Common Knowledge
A History of the Wife by Marilyn Yalomnot in English Common Knowledge
História da freira alferes escrita por ela mesma by Catalina de Erausonot in English Common Knowledge
Humanizing the Sacred: Sisters in Islam and the Struggle for Gender Justice in Malaysia (Decolonizing Feminisms) by Azza Basarudinnot in English Common Knowledge
Hypatia of Alexandria by Maria Dzielskanot in English Common Knowledge
I, Rigoberta Menchu: An Indian Woman In Guatemala by Rigoberta Menchunot in English Common Knowledge
Identity by Design: Tradition, Change, and Celebration in Native Women's Dresses by National Museum of the American Indiannot in English Common Knowledge
If This is a Woman: Inside Ravensbruck, Hitler's Concentration Camp for Women by Sarah Helm
In Order to Live: A North Korean Girl's Journey to Freedom by Yeonmi Parknot in English Common Knowledge
In Praise of Black Women, Volume 1: Ancient African Queens by Simone Schwarz-Bartnot in English Common Knowledge
In the Days of Our Grandmothers: A Reader in Aboriginal Women?s History in Canada by Mary-Ellen Kelmnot in English Common Knowledge
Infidel by Ayaan Hirsi Alinot in English Common Knowledge
Isabel Orleans-Bragança: The Brazilian Princess Who Freed the Slaves by James Mcmurtry Longonot in English Common Knowledge
Isabella: The Warrior Queen by Kirstin Downeynot in English Common Knowledge
It's Always Possible: One Woman's Transformation of India's Prison System by Kiran Bedinot in English Common Knowledge
A Jury of Her Peers: American Women Writers from Anne Bradstreet to Annie Proulx by Elaine Showalternot in English Common Knowledge
Louise Pound: The 19th Century Iconoclast Who Forever Changed America's Views About Women, Academics and Sports by Marie Krohnnot in English Common Knowledge
Madame Chiang Kai-shek: China's Eternal First Lady by Laura Tyson Linot in English Common Knowledge
Manchu Princess, Japanese Spy: The Story of Kawashima Yoshiko, the Cross-Dressing Spy Who Commanded Her Own Army (Asia Perspectives: History, Society, and Culture) by Phyllis Birnbaumnot in English Common Knowledge
The Mapmaker's Wife: A True Tale of Love, Murder, and Survival in the Amazon by Robert Whitakernot in English Common Knowledge
Mighty be our powers by Leymah Gboweenot in English Common Knowledge
My Invented Country: A Nostalgic Journey through Chile by Isabel Allendenot in English Common Knowledge
The Myth of Seneca Falls: Memory and the Women's Suffrage Movement, 1848-1898 (Gender and American Culture) by Lisa Tetrault
Natural Rebels: A Social History of Enslaved Black Women in Barbados by Hilary McD. Becklesnot in English Common Knowledge
Night Witches: The Amazing Story Of Russia's Women Pilots in World War II by Bruce Mylesnot in English Common Knowledge
Nike Is a Goddess: The History of Women in Sports by Lissa Smithnot in English Common Knowledge
No Turning Back: The History of Feminism and the Future of Women by Estelle Freedmannot in English Common Knowledge
Odd Girls and Twilight Lovers: A History of Lesbian Life in Twentieth-Century America by Lillian Fadermannot in English Common Knowledge
Open Wide the Freedom Gates: A Memoir by Dorothy I. Heightnot in English Common Knowledge
Out to Work: The History of Wage-Earning Women in the United States by Alice Kessler-Harrisnot in English Common Knowledge
Palestinian Women of Gaza and the West Bank by Suha Sabbaghnot in English Common Knowledge
Persepolis: The Story of a Childhood by Marjane Satrapinot in English Common Knowledge
The Pope's Daughter: The Extraordinary Life of Felice della Rovere by Caroline P. Murphynot in English Common Knowledge
Pretty-shield: Medicine Woman of the Crows by Frank B. Lindermannot in English Common Knowledge
Princess: A True Story of Life Behind the Veil in Saudi Arabia by Jean Sassonnot in English Common Knowledge
Queen of Fashion: What Marie Antoinette Wore to the Revolution by Caroline Webernot in English Common Knowledge
The Queen of Katwe: One Girl's Triumphant Path to Becoming a Chess Champion by Tim Crothersnot in English Common Knowledge
Rad American Women A-Z: Rebels, Trailblazers, and Visionaries who Shaped Our History... and Our Future! by Kate Schatznot in English Common Knowledge
Revolutionary Mothers: Women in the Struggle for America's Independence by Carol Berkinnot in English Common Knowledge
Revolutionary Women in Postrevolutionary Mexico by Jocelyn Olcottnot in English Common Knowledge
The Scarlet Sisters: Sex, Suffrage, and Scandal in the Gilded Age by Myra MacPhersonnot in English Common Knowledge
Searching for Life: The Grandmothers of the Plaza de Mayo and the Disappeared Children of Argentina by Rita Ardittinot in English Common Knowledge
The Second Sex by Simone de Beauvoir
The Secret History of the Mongol Queens by Jack Weatherfordnot in English Common Knowledge
She-Wolves: The Women Who Ruled England Before Elizabeth by Helen Castornot in English Common Knowledge
Sky Train: Tibetan Women on the Edge of History by Canyon Samnot in English Common Knowledge
Sophie Scholl and the White Rose by Annette E. Dumbachnot in English Common Knowledge
Thousands of Roads: A Memoir of a Young Woman's Life in the Ukrainian Underground During and After World War II by Maria Savchyn Pyskirnot in English Common Knowledge
The Tin Ticket: The Heroic Journey of Australia's Convict Women by Deborah J. Swissnot in English Common Knowledge
Undaunted: My Struggle for Freedom and Survival in Burma by Zoya Phan
The Underground Girls of Kabul: In Search of a Hidden Resistance in Afghanistan by Jenny Nordberg
The Upstairs Wife: An Intimate History of Pakistan by Rafia Zakarianot in English Common Knowledge
A Vindication of the Rights of Woman by Mary Wollstonecraftnot in English Common Knowledge
The Voice That Remembers: A Tibetan Woman's Inspiring Story of Survival by Ama Adhenot in English Common Knowledge
Walking in the Sacred Manner: Healers, Dreamers, and Pipe Carriers--Medicine Women of the Plains by Mark St. Pierrenot in English Common Knowledge
The Warrior Queens by Antonia Frasernot in English Common Knowledge
Well-Behaved Women Seldom Make History by Laurel Thatcher Ulrichnot in English Common Knowledge
White Saris and Sweet Mangoes: Aging, Gender, and Body in North India by Sarah Lambnot in English Common Knowledge
Wild Swans: Three Daughters of China by Jung Changnot in English Common Knowledge
The Winter Queen: Elizabeth of Bohemia by Carola Omannot in English Common Knowledge
Wise Women of the Dreamtime: Aboriginal Tales of the Ancestral Powers by K. Langloh Parkernot in English Common Knowledge
Wives, Slaves, and Concubines: A History of the Female Underclass in Dutch Asia by Eric Jonesnot in English Common Knowledge
Women & guerrilla movements : Nicaragua, El Salvador, Chiapas, Cuba by Karen Kampwirthnot in English Common Knowledge
Women Artists: An Illustrated History by Nancy G. Hellernot in English Common Knowledge
Women in Caribbean History: The British-colonised Territories by Verene Shepherdnot in English Common Knowledge
Women in the Middle Ages by Frances Giesnot in English Common Knowledge
Women of Korea : a history from ancient times to 1945 by Yung-Chung Kimnot in English Common Knowledge
Women on Ice: The Early Years of Women's Hockey in Western Canada by Wayne Nortonnot in English Common Knowledge
Women's Work: The First 20,000 Years : Women, Cloth, and Society in Early Times by Elizabeth Wayland Barbernot in English Common Knowledge
Women, Race & Class by Angela Y. Davisnot in English Common Knowledge

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