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Dandies and Desert Saints
Styles of Victorian Masculinity
James Eli Adams
A Choice "Outstanding Academic Book for 1996" While drawing on work in feminism, queer theory, and cultural history, Dandies and Desert Saints challenges scholars to rethink simplistic notions of Victorian manhood. James Eli Adams examines masculine...

Daughters of the Shtetl
Life and Labor in the Immigrant Generation
Susan Glenn
In this fascinating portrait of Jewish immigrant wage earners, Susan A. Glenn weaves together several strands of social history to show the emergence of an ethnic version of what early twentieth-century Americans called the "New Womanhood." She...

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...

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...

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

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