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A study of Turkish women's rights and of the history of women's emancipation in Turkey conducted by the United Nations education, science and culture section. Good .
First English edition.
The book was written by the Vukani Makhosikazi Collective. a group of Johannesburg women who had participated in a woman's study group since 1979, at the request of CIIR (Catholic Institute of International Relations). CIIR released the book in South Africa under the title "Vukani Makhosikazi: South African Women Speak" in June 1985. Fine .
Susanna Cuyler, creator of B. Rugged Books notes on the inside front wrap: "1992 f/a/c is a xeroxed collage book. Please offer text/images for improvement in future printings - all help shall be acknowledged." The feminist actions and protests recorded revolve around such subjects as violence against women, abortion, women's health, war, the military and foreign sales of arms, taxes, child poverty, care-giving and discrimination against gays.
Uncommon. Very good .
First edition. Very good .
A biography of nineteenth-century writer and teacher Margaret Fuller, author of "Woman in the Nineteenth Century", whose work promoted the idea of equality between women and men. The introduction is by Eleanor Roosevelt. Good .
A magazine advising women how to preserve their youthful looks through sound mental and physical practices. Among the contents of this issue are "Greek Dance as a Body Builder" by Jean Van Vlissingen; "What the Hand Tells", an article on palmistry by Elsie Devereux; "Milady's Coiffure" on hairdressing by Fanchon; and "The Wings of Illusion" a story by Arthur James Hayes. There are a number of ads for hairdressing and hair products, as well as for jewelry, shoes and chocolates.
Scarce. Good .
Inez Haynes Irwin (1873-1970) was an American feminist author, journalist and political activist. She was described as a "rebellious and daring woman" but referred to herself as "the most timid of created beings". Irwin was a member of the National Advisory Council of the National Women's Party and wrote a biography of the party. She was also president of the Authors Guild. She married newspaper editor Rufus H. Gillmore, from whom she later separated, and many of her books, which included over thirty novels, were written under her former married name "Inez Haynes Gillmore". She was a close friend of the American feminist writer Mary MacLane. Very good .
A magazine advising women how to preserve their youthful looks through sound mental and physical practices. Among the contents of this issue are "The Greek Dance" by Jean Van Vlissingen; an article on palmistry by Elsie Devereux and one on two four-year-old twins working with Caruso on his first film; "Milady's Coiffure" on hairdressing by Fanchon; "Xanthoma" on a type of skin lesion by Dr. G. A. Ward; and "Beauty and Bombs" by Emilee on the healthful effects on French women of working in munitions factories during the war, and on their attention to their looks both during the working day and after hours. There is a color ad for face powder on the rear wrap.
Scarce. Good .
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