Selected Bibliographies, Handbooks, and Overviews
Guide to Materials in the Perkins Reference Collection, 1960s-present
- Krikos, Linda A. and Cindy Ingold. Women's Studies: A
Recommended Bibliography. Westport, CT: Libraries Unlimited,
- HQ1180 K75 2004.
An 826-page bibliography that provides a list of both print and web
sources in the area of women's studies. The book is arranged by
- Harlan, Judith. Feminism: A Reference Handbook. Santa
Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO, 1998.
- Perkins Reference 305.42 H283 F329 1998.
This book focuses on the second and third waves of feminism. The
book includes a chronology, biographies of prominent feminists, a
directory of organizations, and bibliographies of both print and
non-print resources. The book also covers issues of concern for
feminists and contains information about legislation, histories,
economics, and politics.
- Magill, Frank N. Ed. Great Lives from History.
Pasadena, CA: Salem Press, 1995.
- Perkins Reference 305.40973 g786 1995.
Includes biographies of famous American women and their
contribution to society.
- Weatherford, Doris. A History of Women in The United
States. Danbury, CT: Grolier Academic Reference, 2004.
- Perkins Reference 305.40973 H673 2004.
Arranged by state, this book provides brief histories of women in
- Howard, Angela M. and Frances M. Kavenik Eds. Handbook of
American Women's History. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage
- Perkins Reference 305.40973 h236 2000.
Provides an introduction and general overview of American women's
history. Contains entries on concepts, events, organizations, and
- Adamson, Lynda G. Notable Women in American History.
Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1999.
- Perkins Reference 016.92072 A221 N899 1999.
Contains a brief biographies of women and a bibliography for each
- Scanlon, Jennifer Ed. Significant Contemporary American
Feminists: A Biographical Sourcebook. Westport, CT: Greenwood
- Perkins Reference 305.420973 S578 1999.
This book contains biographical, analytical, and bibliographical
descriptions of 50 contemporary U.S. feminists.
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