Journal, Women's History Journal

ISSUE 74 Women’s History Magazine, Spring 2014

Cover Spring 2014

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  • Sutapa Dutta on Identifying Mother India in Bankimchandra Chatterjee’s Novels, 4-10
  • Rene Kollar on Convents, the Bible, and English Anti-Catholicism in the Nineteenth Century, 11-18
  • Alyssa Velazquez on Tupperware: An Open Container During a Decade of Containment, 19-26.

Book Reviews

  • Lindsay Reid, Midwifery in Scotland: a History, Scotland: Scottish History Press, 2011, 27
  • R.J. Minney, Carve Her Name With Pride: The Story of Violette Szabo, Barnsley: Pen & Sword Military Press, 2011, 27
  • Bernard O’Connor, Agent Rose: The True Story of Eileen Nearne, Britain’s Forgotten Wartime Heroine,
    Stroud: Amberley Publishing, 2012, 27
  • Bernard O’Connor, Women of Tempsford: Churchill’s Agents of Wartime Resistance,
    Stroud: Amberley Publishing, 2011, 27
  • L. (Lydia) C. Carr, Tessa Verney Wheeler, Women and Archaeology Before World War Two, 
    Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2012, 29
  • Barbara Ransby, Eslanda: The Large and Unconventional Life of Mrs. Paul Robeson,
    New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 2013, 30
  • Amy Harris, Siblings and Social Relations in Georgian England: Share and Share Alike,
    Manchester and New York: Manchester University Press, 2012, 31
  • Mary Tiffen, Friends of Sir Robert Hart. Three Generations of Carrall Women in China, 
    Crewkerne, Somerset: Tiffania Books, 2012, 32
  • Anne Jordan, Love Well the Hour, The Life of Lady Colin Campbell (1857-1911), Leicester: Matador, 2010, 33
  • Lesley Lawson, Out of the Shadows, The Life of Lucy, Countess of Bedford,
    London & New York: Hambledon Continuum, 2007, 33
  • David Llewellyn, The First Lady of Mulberry Walk, The Life and Times of Irish Sculptress Anne Acheson,
    Leicester: Matador, 2010, 33
  • Deirdre David, Olivia Manning: A Woman at War, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2012, 35
  • Fred Hunter, Hacks and Dons: Teaching at the London University Journalism School 1919- 1939: Its Origin, Development and Influence, Essex: Kultura Press, 2012, 35
  • Adelaide Lubbock, A Cog in the Wheel (ed. Sara Goodwins), Sutton, Surrey: Loaghtan Books, 2012, 36
  • Rosemary Raughter, The Journal of Elizabeth Bennis, 1749-1779, Blackrock, Co. Dublin: Columba Press, 2007, 37
  • Sarah L. Franklin, Women and Slavery in Nineteenth–Century Colonial Cuba,
    Rochester: University of Rochester Press, 2012, 38
  • Timothy Willem Jones, Sexual Politics in the Church of England, 1857-1957, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2013, 39
  • Marjo Kaartinen, Breast Cancer in the Eighteenth Century, London: Pickering and Chatto, 2013, 39
  • Julia Allen, Swimming with Dr Johnson and Mrs Thrale: Sport, Health and Exercise in Early Modern England,
    Cambridge: The Lutterworth Press, 2012, 40
  • Carol Pal, Republic of Women: Rethinking the Republic of Letters in the Seventeenth Century,
    Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2012, 41
  • Marina Warner, Joan of Arc: The Image of Female Heroism, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2013, New edition (first published 1981), 42