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by Karen Walch | Nov 24, 2021

She's a Rebel: The History of Women in Rock and Roll
by Gillian G. Gaar

Gaar charts a half century of women performers from the early R and B singers of the 1950s, to the girl groups, Motown acts, folksingers, and rock chicks of the 1960s, to the punk rebels and pop divas of the 1970s, to the brash all-girl bands, rappers, and riot grrls of the 1980s and 1990s.

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Dress Codes: How the Laws of Fashion Made History
by Richard T. Ford

A law professor and cultural critic offers an eye-opening exploration of the laws of fashion throughout history, from the middle ages to the present day, examining the canons, mores and customs of clothing rules that we often take for granted.

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The Emperor of all Maladies: a Biography of Cancer
by Siddhartha Mukherjee

A magnificently written "biography" of cancer--from its origins to the epic battle to cure, control, and conquer it.

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