It's a good time to be a woman: we have the vote and the Pill, and we haven't been burnt as witches since 1727. However, a few nagging questions do...
Hadley Freeman, Guardian features writer and author of the popular 'Ask Hadley...' column, reminds the modern lady to 'Be Awesome'.
The story of the beginnings of Christianity, told as never before. Band of Angels uncovers the vital role women played in spreading the Christian religion and seeks to restore their...
In her apron and rubber gloves, a smile lipsticked permanently across her face, the woman of the Fifties has become a cultural symbol of all that we are most grateful...
28th April 1870. The flamboyantly dressed Miss Fanny Park and Miss Stella Boulton are causing a stir in the Strand Theatre. All eyes are riveted upon their lascivious oglings of...
Westminster, London, 22 June 1836. It is a fine, fresh morning that will become hot as the day progresses. Crowds are gathering at the Court of Common Pleas. On trial...
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A gripping biography of six extraordinary women who, in their very different ways, epitomise the decade they came of age - the 1920s
Amid all the talk of reform in the Middle East, homosexuality is one issue that almost everyone in the region would prefer to ignore. Deeply informed and engagingly written, Unspeakable...
Bodies of Subversion was the first history of women's tattoo art when it was released in 1997, providing a fascinating excursion to a subculture that dates back to the nineteenth-century...
Victims of a false belief system, women were following strict social convention by loyally conforming to the pretty image of the magazines, and found themselves forced to seek meaning in...
Everyone knows three things about the Women's Institute: that they spent the war making jam; the sensational Calendar Girls were WI; and, more recently, that...
We tend to see the Second World War as a man's war, featuring Spitfire crews and brave deeds on the Normandy beaches. But in conditions of "Total War" millions of...
Ivan E. Coyote; Zena Sharman
The stories in these pages resist simple definitions. The people defy reductive stereotypes and inflexible categories to offer an incredible diversity of people whose hearts also pounded for some...
Did you know that the male brain is a lean, mean problem-solving machine that uses analytical brain structures, not emotional ones, to find solutions. This guide follows the male brain...
Shows how men and women can do better in the workplace and life by boosting their attractiveness. This title provides answers to questions such as: Why are some people a...
Anne Dickson; Kate Charlesworth
The million-selling A Woman In Your Own Right, revised and reissued to celebrate its 30th year.