Women have made huge strides in equality over the last century. And feminism is now generally considered irrelevant, or old-fashioned, or even embarrassing. The author argues passionately and articulately that...
* A controversial and much needed look at our highly sexualised culture, available now in paperback - 'A must-read' Viv Groskop, Guardian
In 1869, when five women enrolled at university for the first time in British history, the average female brain was thought to be 150 grams lighter than a man's. Doctors...
The inspirational tale of eight women who defied the confines of life in revolutionary Iran through the joy and power of literature.
The writer Jan Morris has led an extraordinary life. Perhaps her most remarkable work is this honest account of her ten-year transition from man to woman - its pains and...
Fiery and candid, I Killed Scheherazade is a provocative exploration of what it means to be an 'Arab woman' today.
Most certainly not for jeans and t-shirt wearers, this pocket guide is an etiquette and history of classic styling. It illustrates the fine differences in the gentleman's dress code and...
Jude Burkhauser; Jude Burkhauser
At the turn of the 20th century, Glasgow was the centre for an avant-garde movement of art and design innovation in Europe, which we now refer to as The Glasgow...
Inspirational, dramatic and extraordinary - the autobiography of a Somalian nomad circumcised at 5, sold in marriage at 13, who became an American model and is now at the young...
*The deeply moving memoir of the Slovo family which also encompasses much of the story of the Apartheid years.
Lizzie Garrett Mettler
Tomboy Style is a visual tour that chronicles those women who blur the line between masculinity and femininity. Lively commentary illuminates the tom-boy's history and captures a diversity of women...
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Miller shows how our brains are the products of sexual selection, rather than natural selection and how this alters and illuminates our understanding of intelligence, art, language, mortality, sex and...
Women in Victorian England wore jewelry made from each other's hair and wrote poems celebrating decades of friendship. They pored over magazines that described the dangerous pleasures of corporal punishment...
Tells the story of glamour. This book explores the changing meanings of the word, its relationship to femininity and fashion, and its place in twentieth century social history. It also...
This well-structured, fluent and lively account, uses new archival material to assess whether the prominent campaigner for the women's right to vote should be seen as a heroine or a...