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68, '78, '88 From Women's Liberation to Feminism
Sebestyen, Amanda
ISBN: 1853270229
Prism Pr Ltd Dorset 1988 First Edition
 Paperback Illustrated, a very good copy. ; 215 x 135mm; xii, 244 pages 
Price: $10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 15217  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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AUSTRALIA'S FOUNDING MOTHERS
Heney, Helen
ISBN: 0170050912
Nelson Melbourne 1978 First Edition
 Hard Cover With 72 black and white photographic illustrations, A fine copy in fine dustjacket. ; 230 X 155mm; [xvi], 288 pages Fine in Fine dust jacket
Price: $20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 18955  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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BREAKING THROUGH Women, Work and Careers
Scutt, Jocelynne A.
ISBN: 1875658009
Artemis Melb 1992 
 Paper Back x, 237pp; ; 210 x 130mm Very Good with no dust jacket
Price: $15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 13026  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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FEMALE WARRIORS OF ALLAH Women and the Islamic Revolution
Reeves, Minou
Dutton New York 1989 First Edition
 Hard Cover xvi, 218pp; b/w illusts, small texta mark to bottom foredge.; 215 x 140mm Near Fine in Fine dust jacket
Price: $30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 3267  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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THE AUSTRALIAN HOME BEAUTIFUL From Hills Hoist to High Rise
Oliver, Julie
ISBN: 1864980567
   
  Home Beautiful, Pacific Publications, NSW, First edition,1999. 186 pages, illustrated throughout, 285 x 240mm. Fine copy in fine dustjacket. 
Price: $25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 14245  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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THE FEMININE IDEAL
Thesander, Marianne
ISBN: 1861890044
Reaktion Books London 1997 First Edition
 Hardcover With illustrations, A fine copy in fine dustjacket. In "The Feminine Ideal", Marianne Thesander examines the significance of the female body, beauty and culture. She shows how the female body is constantly being changed, and by various sometimes punishing means made to fit in with current feminine physical ideals. The use of corsets, bras, make-up, cosmetics and body decoration either emphasizes or plays down specific aspects of the female form. Marianne Thesander considers: sin and virtue; the forbidden, the concealed, the alluring body; and, woman as object, fetish and erotic sign. With extensive use of illustrative material, she examines the fashion history of underwear from the eighteenth century to the present day, exploring the significance of changing 'models' of the feminine. ; 240 x 155mm; 228 pages Fine in Fine dust jacket
Price: $50.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 19687  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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