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Women's Review of Books Volume 32, Issue 1


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January/February 2015

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Science, Religion, and Politics From Eve to Evolution: Darwin, Science, and Women’s Rights in Gilded Age America By Kimberly A. Hamlin
Reviewed by Emily R. Grosholz

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Of Binoculars and Birdhats, Treaties and Toxicology Fallen Forests: Emotion, Embodiment and Ethics in American Women’s Environmental Writing, 1781-1924 By Karen L. Kilcup
Rachel Carson and Her Sisters: Extraordinary Women Who Have Shaped America’s Environment By Brian Musil
Reviewed by Shaeleen A. Meaney

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Capital Matters… But So Does Gender Capital in the Twenty-First Century By Thomas Piketty, Translated by Arthur Goldhammer
Reviewed by Kate Bahn

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Those Society Has Abandoned From Pariahs to Partners: How Parents and Their Allies Changed New York City’s Child Welfare System By David Tobis
To the End of June: The Intimate Life of American Foster Care By Cris Beam
Reviewed by Ruth Sidel

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Keeping The Mission Alive Sex Work Politics: From Protest to Service Provision By Samantha Majic
Reviewed by Marianna Wesson

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Art and Politics The Other Black List: The African American Literary and Cultural Left of the 1950s By Mary Helen Washington
Reviewed by Dayo Gore

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Photography The Meeting of Art and Technology: The Polaroid Collections By Ellen Feldman

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The Radical and The Moderate Anna Howard Shaw: The Work of Woman Suffrage By Trisha Franzen 
Alice Paul: Claiming Power By J.D. Zahniser and Amelia R. Fry
Reviewed by Louise W. Knight

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Field Notes In Memoriam: Maxine Kumin (1925-2014) By Robin Becker

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Competition and Symbiosis Invisible Beasts: Tales of the Animals That Go Unseen Among Us By Sharon Muir
Reviewed by Marianna DeKoven

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Poetry By Irene Willis

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A Lot More To Say The Feminist Porn Book: The Politics of Producing Pleasure Edited by Tristan Taormino, Celine Parrenas Shimizu, Constance Penley, Mireille Miller-Young
Reviewed by Wendy Chapkis

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The Chaos and Quiet of Karen Green  Bough Down By Karen Green
Reviewed by Ana Isabel Keilson

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A Black-And-White Photograph  Lovers at the Chameleon Club, Paris 1932 By Francine Prose
Reviewed by Marcie Blanco

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The History of Western Art The Blazing World By Siri Hustvedt
Reviewed by Cassandra Langer

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Lost Property Things I Don’t Want To Know: On Writing By Deborah Levy
Black Vodka: Ten Stories By Deborah Levy
Reviewed by Elaine Margolin

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