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Defiant Dads
Fathers' Rights Activists in America
Jocelyn Elise Crowley
A balanced examination of fathers' rights groups that explores why they object to the current child support and child custody systems and what their political agenda would mean for their members' children or children's mothers.



Delicate Subjects
Romanticism, Gender, and the Ethics of Understanding
Julie Ellison



Desperate Magic
The Moral Economy of Witchcraft in Seventeenth-Century Russia
Valerie Kivelson
Kivelson places Russian witchcraft trials of the seventeenth century in the legal, social, and religious context of early modern Russia—and in comparison with witch hunts of Western Europe and elsewhere.



The Devil
A New Biography
Philip C. Almond
Philip C. Almond explores the figure of evil incarnate from the first centuries of the Christian era through to the Enlightenment, when the Devil became marginal to Christian theology and the dominant concerns of the Western intellectual tradition.



The Devil's Chain
Prostitution and Social Control in Partitioned Poland
Keely Stauter-Halsted
The Devil's Chain is the first book to examine the world of commercial sex throughout the partitioned Polish territories, uncovering a previously hidden conversation about sexuality, gender propriety, and social class.



The Diary of a Shirtwaist Striker
Theresa Serber Malkiel
"It is splendid, finally, to have this novel back in print . . . . Nothing before or since has so successfully captured the political and emotional spirit of the women's strike of 1909."—Alice Kessler-Harris, Rutgers University



The Diary of Hannah Callender Sansom
Sense and Sensibility in the Age of the American Revolution
Hannah Callender Sansom (1737–1801) witnessed the effects of the tumultuous eighteenth century: political struggles, war and peace, and economic development. She experienced the pull of traditional emphases on duty, subjection, and hierarchy and the...



Disorderly Women
Sexual Politics and Evangelicalism in Revolutionary New England
Susan Juster



The Dissonance of Democracy
Listening, Conflict, and Citizenship
Susan Bickford
Although the role of shared speech in political action has received much theoretical attention, too little thought has focused on the practice of listening in political interaction, according to Susan Bickford. Even in a formally democratic polity...



Distracted Subjects
Madness and Gender in Shakespeare and Early Modern Culture
Carol Thomas Neely
In the first book to provide a feminist analysis of early modern madness, Carol Thomas Neely reveals the mobility and heterogeneity of discourses of "distraction," the most common term for the condition in late-sixteenth- and early seventeenth-century...



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