• Download E-books Women of the Golden Dawn: Rebels and Priestesses: Maud Gonne, Moina Bergson Mathers, Annie Horniman, Florence Farr PDF

    By Mary K. Greer

    Those 4 extraordinary ladies, center participants of the airtight Order of the Golden sunrise, left a long-lasting imprint at the politics, literature, and theater of 19th-century Europe. much less recognized than the well-known males of their lives, together with Yeats and Shaw, their tales are actually instructed.
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  • Download E-books Women in Corporate Management PDF

    By Ronald J. Burke (auth.), Ronald J. Burke (eds.)

    Although ladies now characterize over 40 percentage of the team in such a lot international locations, enterprises were sluggish to capitalize at the power in their ladies staff. This quantity specializes in the enterprise case for swap, resources of resistance - together with male backlash, denial, state of no activity and repression - and either organizational and legislative tasks to help girls. boundaries of affirmative motion courses and rules are pointed out. New methods in the direction of making a extra point playing-field in companies are proposed. This quantity can be of curiosity to ladies and males in managerial positions, men and women learning in expert fields equivalent to company, legislation and govt, businesses drawn to managerial most sensible perform and educational researchers whose paintings examines ladies in administration issues.

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  • Download E-books Madam Secretary: A Memoir PDF

    A nationwide bestseller on its unique e-book in 2003, Madam Secretary is a riveting account of the lifetime of America's first girl Secretary of country, Madeleine Albright. For 8 years, in the course of invoice Clinton's presidential phrases, Albright was once a high-level player in probably the most dramatic occasions of our time—from the pursuit of peace within the heart East to NATO's intervention within the Balkans to America's family members with Iran and Iraq. during this considerate memoir, some of the most famous girls in U.S. historical past displays on her amazing own tale, together with her upbringing in war-torn Europe and the balancing of occupation and family members duties, and on America's top function in a altering world.

    With a brand new epilogue by means of the writer, Madam Secretary deals an inimitable mix of Albright's hot humor, probing insights, and unique ideas.

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  • Download E-books Women in African History – The Women Soldiers of Dahomey PDF

    A brief historical past of the ladies infantrymen of Dahomey, a gaggle of remarkable ladies highlighted in UNESCO’s girls in African heritage series.

    Elite troops, the ladies squaddies of Dahomey, contributed to the army strength of the dominion of Dahomey within the eighteenth and 19th centuries. favorite of their kingdom and feared by means of their adversaries, those ambitious warriors by no means fled from chance. The troops have been dissolved following the autumn of Behanzin (Gbehanzin), the final King of Dahomey, in the course of French colonial enlargement on the finish of the 19th century.

    The tale of the ladies squaddies of Dahomey is advised via caricature illustrations by way of Pat Masioni a comic book strip clothier and scriptwriter initially from the province of Bandundu within the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

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  • Download E-books The Eye of the Mirror (Arab Women Writers) by Liana Badr (1997-09-02) PDF

    By Liana Badr;Liyanah Badr

    Taken from the quiet sanctuary of a convent tuition, the place she works as a maid, Aisha is thrown again into the chaotic global of her mom and dad’ domestic within the Tal Ezza’tar refugee camp whilst the Lebanese civil battle starts. From then on she is stuck up in a sequence of tragedies, together with the continual bombardment of the camp by means of the Phalangists and the next invasion and massacres in the cost. Aisha’s friends and family are torn aside by means of occasions past their keep an eye on and even supposing she unearths love and marries, amid such violence the choice to begin her family turns into tougher nonetheless. Set inside the most bloody conflicts of contemporary occasions, this middle wrenching tale indicates how women’s event of battle is very merciless as they confront the predicament of bringing a brand new lifestyles right into a war-zone.
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  • Download E-books Alone Together: My Life with J. Paul Getty PDF

    By Theodora Getty Gaston

    It used to be 1935. Flame-haired Teddy Lynch complete making a song "Alone jointly" on the swanky nightclub the recent Yorker and left the level to discover a captivating stranger at her pals' desk. It used to be Jean Paul Getty, enigmatic oil rich person and America's first billionaire.

    In her passionate, unflinchingly sincere memoir of 2 outsize lives entwined, Theodora "Teddy" Getty Gaston—now 100 years old—reveals the glamorous but painful tale of her marriage to Getty. As bold as he used to be, Teddy used to be both strong-minded and flamboyant, and their clutches and clashes threw off sparks. She knew the weak aspect of Getty—he underwent painful cosmetic surgery and suffered poor phobias—that few, if any, saw.

    A brilliant love tale, Alone Together is usually a desirable glimpse into the 20 th century from the vantage element of 1 of its such a lot outstanding undefined. this is often how the opposite part lived—dinner dances, satin robes, seashore homes, resort suites, firstclass cabins at the Queen Mary. Teddy's extra-ordinary lifestyles tale strikes from the glittering nightclubs of Thirties big apple urban to Mussolini's Italy, the place she was once imprisoned by way of the fascist regime, to California within the golden postwar years, the place Paul and Teddy socialized with motion picture stars and the elite.

    But lifestyles with one of many world's richest males wasn't all glitz and glamour. notwithstanding terrifically charismatic in individual, Getty grew extra miserly as his wealth elevated. Worse, he usually left Teddy and their son, Timothy, in the back of for years at a time whereas he outfitted planes for the battle attempt within the Nineteen Forties or brokered oil deals—he used to be the 1st American to hire mineral rights in Saudi Arabia, which made him, at his demise, the richest guy on this planet. even if Timothy used to be clinically determined with a mind tumor, Getty complained approximately scientific debts and did not go back to the us to help his spouse and son. whilst Timothy died at age twelve, the wedding was once already falling apart.

    Teddy's unrelenting spirit, her valiant friendship, and her profitable loss of self-importance remodel what might have been a sob tale right into a nuanced portrait of a super yet stubbornly tricky guy and the kinfolk he enjoyed yet left at the back of, in addition to a fascinating view right into a bygone period. This was once a lifestyles lived from the heart.

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  • Download E-books Women Police in a Changing Society: Back Door to Equality PDF

    By Mangai Natarajan

    Supplying a desirable account of the improvement of ladies police over the last 20 years, this e-book refers back to the author's prolonged learn in India to envision how the Indian event demonstrates a invaluable replacement to the Anglo-American version; not just for standard societies yet for girls police within the West besides. just about the institution in 1992 of all-women devices in Tamil Nadu, this targeted scan proved hugely winning in improving the arrogance and professionalism of girls officials and making sure the effectiveness and potency of the police. At a time whilst policing is being rethought world wide, not just in conventional societies, the Tamil Nadu perform illustrates vital classes for western nations which are discovering it more and more tricky to recruit and hold ladies officials. Natarajan's striking ebook is a crucial and unique contribution to the literature on gendered policing, which to this point has targeted virtually completely at the US and British event.
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  • Download E-books Indian Women as Entrepreneurs: An Exploration of Self-Identity PDF

    This detailed edited assortment explores the ways that entrepreneurship acts to form self-identity for Indian girls and validate their identities in a patriarchal society. Differing from current literature which makes a speciality of the antecedents of entrepreneurship for ladies and their appearing results, Indian girls as marketers questions no matter if entrepreneurship is just approximately exploiting a company chance for profitability. announcing that either paintings and societal environments have an effect on an entrepreneur’s self-identity, this ebook demonstrates ways that self-concept affects the entrepreneur’s dating with their paintings by way of motivation, attempt and function. development on Unveiling Women’s Leadership, this e-book presents an unique and significant contribution to the literature on entrepreneurial Indian women.   

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  • Download E-books Great Women of Islam PDF

    By Mahmood Ahmad Ghadanfar

    This e-book is set the lifestyles tales of the moms of the Believers and sixteen different Sahabyat who were given the excellent news of the paradise during this international via Prophet Muhammad (S). There are solid examples within the way of life of the moms of the believers and ladies partners particularly for the Muslim girls. it can be crucial for we all to check the Seerah of those noble and lucky girls. along with the moms of the believers, the compiler of the booklet has integrated the outline of these 16 girls who were given the excellent news of the Paradise during this global by means of the Prophet Muhammad (S). even if the unique e-book is within the Urdu language however the efforts of the translator had made it more desirable for the readers.
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