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The Discoverer Discovered The Discovery of Jeanne Baret: A Story of Science, the High Seas, and the First Woman to Circumnavigate the Globe By Glynis Ridley
Reviewed by Janet Beizer

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The Care Crisis Unprotected Labor: Household Workers, Politics, and Middle-Class Reform in New York, 1870 – 1940 By Vanessa H. May
Making Care Count: A Century of Gender, Race and Paid Care Work By Mignon Duffy
The Caring Self: The Work Experiences of Home Care Aides By Claire Stacey
Reviewed by Candace Howes

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The Meaning Of The Fetus Ourselves Unborn: A History of the Fetus in Modern America By Sarah Dubow
Reviewed by Emily Douglas

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Purists Vs. Pragmatists Lucretia Mott’s Heresy: Abolition and Women’s Rights in Nineteenth-Century America By Carol Faulkner
Fighting Chance: The Struggle Over Woman Suffrage and Black Suffrage in Reconstruction America By Faye Dudden
Reviewed by Lisa Tetrault

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Caring For Rosie The Riveter’s Kids Demanding Child Care: Women’s Activism and the Politics of Welfare, 1940-1971 By Natalie M. Fousekis
Reviewed by Marcy Whitebook

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Photography Unconventional Subjects, Conventional Settings Photos By Jess T. Dugan
Commentary by Karen Irvine

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Field Notes The Complexity Of Life
Figures in a Landscape By Gail Mazur
Reviewed by Robin Becker

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Poetry By Rachel Mennies

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The Connectedness Of Things The Undertaker’s Daughter By Toi Derricotte
Shimmer By Judy Kronenfeld
Reviewed by Alicia Suskin Ostriker

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Down And Out In Paris The Unruly Passions of Eugénie R. By Carole DeSanti
Reviewed by Patsy Baudoin

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Who’s A Terrorist? Walking with the Comrades By Arundhati Roy
Reviewed by Kerryn Higgs

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The Forgotten “I” Marzi: A Memoir By Marzena Sowa, with art by Sylvain Savoia, translated by Anjali Singh
Reviewed by Marta Bladek

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The Crooked Room Sister Citizen: Shame, Stereotypes, and Black Women in America: For Colored Girls Who’ve Considered Politics When Being Strong Isn’t Enough By Melissa V. Harris-Perry
Reviewed by Sheri Parks

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Required Reading A Walk in Victoria’s Secret By Kate Daniels; Violet Transparent By Anne Coray
The Stranger Dissolves By Christina Hutchins
The Takeaway Bin By Toni Mirosevich
Poetry in America By Julia Spicher Kasdorf
Stateside By Jehanne Dubrow
Reviewed by Ginny Kaczmarek