03 Apr 2020

Tag: Women in History

Biographies & Memoirs

Race Women Internationalists 

Race Women Internationalists explores how a group of Caribbean and African American women in the early and mid-twentieth century traveled the world to fight colonialism, fascism, sexism, and racism. Based on newspaper articles, speeches, and creative fiction and adopting a comparative perspective, the book brings…

Architecture

The Queen’s Houses 

Both a sumptuous visual guide and an affectionate look at the personal family stories behind the formal grandeur of the royal residencies The Queen’s life is dedicated to her public—every move is scrutinized, every word noted. But her homes are havens where peace can be…

History

1616: The World in Motion 

The world of 1616 was a world of motion. Enormous galleons carrying silk and silver across the Pacific created the first true global economy, and the first international megacorporations were emerging as economic powers. In Europe, the deaths of Shakespeare and Cervantes marked the end…