The Libraries’ need for more specialized books and references is constantly expanding. Our collections would greatly benefit from the acquisition of the items listed below. If you would like to contribute, or if you would like more information on how you can help, contact the Library Development Office at 949.824.4651.
- Nadia’s Journey (DVD). $298.
Examines the terrible and complex reality of women in Algeria who have been held captive in their own homes since puberty. Eloquent and compassionate, this feature documentary reveals the tribulations of being a woman in a patriarchal culture steeped in strict Muslim tradition and obsessed with virginity.
- Women’s Theatrical Memoirs (10-vol. facsimile collection, Part I: vols. 1-5: $750.
Part II: vols. 6-10). $750.
The texts brought together in this collection present the lives of some of the most celebrated actresses of their day. These memoirs provide revealing insights into contemporary constructions of gender, sexuality, and fame.
- Mao Zedong and the Chinese Revolution. $1,190.
Academic interest in Mao Zedong’s role in the Chinese Revolution remains intense. This new Routledge Major Work brings together the best scholarship, reportage, and other materials for all scholars and students of Chinese communism.