A collection of mystical fables follows the experiences of extraordinary women who share a common strength in the form of feminine intuitive powers, which enable them to find resolve in the face of adversity.
A collection of mystical fables follows the experiences of a range of extraordinary women who share a common strength in the form of feminine intuitive powers, which enable them to find resolve in the face of adversity, pursue their passions, and nurture the human soul. 30,000 first printing.
In this study the author analyses similarities, differences and contradictions in the cultural norms about gender expressed in proverbs she has found in oral and written sources from over 150 countries. Grouping the proverbs into categories as the female body, love, sex, childbirth and the female power, the author examines shared patterns in ideas about women and how men see them.
This A-Z reference contains 275 biographical entries on Native American women, past and present, from many different walks of life. Written by more than 70 contributors, most of whom are leading American Indian historians, the entries examine the complex and diverse roles of Native American women in contemporary and traditional cultures. This new edition contains 32 new entries and updated end-of-article bibliographies. Appendices list entries by area of woman's specialization, state of birth, and tribe; also includes photos and a comprehensive index.
WITH AN INTERVIEW WITH MARGARET KEANE The full screenplay by award-winning Ed Wood writers Scott Alexander and Larry Karaszewski for acclaimed director Tim Burton's film Big Eyes, starring Amy Adams and Christoph Waltz. A rare close-up look into a corner of the 1950s and '60s art world and a perfectly observed account of a dysfunctional marriage, Big Eyes tells the true story of Margaret Keane, an artist who lived and worked in virtual slavery while her husband, Walter, gained fame and fortune passing himself off as the creator of his wife's wildly popular paintings. The story of their toxic relationship would culminate in a Hawaiian courtroom, as Margaret ultimately fights to save her name and reclaim her art, during a heated public court battle. This edition, illustrated with photos throughout, contains the complete screenplay, an afterword by the screenwriters, and an interview with Margaret Keane, the real-life subject of Big Eyes, by Tyler Stallings.
As a middle school teacher, author Bart King listened carefully to the wisdom of his girl students. Along with his five sisters (!), their knowledge made The Big Book of Girl Stuff a classic that Parenting magazine has called “a must-have for girls.” This updated and redesigned edition of The Big Book of Girl Stuff is still loaded with fascinating facts, activities, quotes, games, and insightful information and advice on important topics. This humorous and informative resource is filled with everything a girl needs to know and celebrates all the things that make being a girl so wonderful. And not only is it a perfect handbook for preteens, ’tweens, and teens, but it will delight moms, aunts, and big sisters as well!
Cloning, Stem Cell Research, and Regenerative Medicine
Author: Hwa A. Lim
Publisher: World Scientific Publishing Company Incorporated
"This is the first book of its kind, with advance praises from practicing experts, that treats reproduction, cloning, stem cell research and regenerative medicine in an integrative manner." "This self-contained book touches on the science, social aspects, legal and ethical issues, and the status of cloning, stem cell research and regenerative medicine. It is an excellent source to introduce newcomers to the field, or to broaden the perspectives of experts and practitioners."--BOOK JACKET.
"In his introduction, James Lasdun discusses the theme of liberation and the ways in which it is conveyed in these works. Using the restored texts of the Cambridge edition, this volume includes further reading, a new chronology and notes by Paul Poplawski."--BOOK JACKET.