Wrangling Women

Humor and Gender in the American West

Author: Kristin M. McAndrews

Publisher: University of Nevada Press

ISBN: 9780874177589

Category: Social Science

Page: 175

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A unique look at a mountain community of women in Winthrop, Washington who run a western-theme town and work as ranchers, trail guides, horse trainers and packers.
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Egypt as a Woman

Nationalism, Gender, and Politics

Author: Beth Baron

Publisher: Univ of California Press

ISBN: 0520251547

Category: History

Page: 287

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"Can anything new be said about modern Egyptian nationalism? Beth Baron's book Egypt as a Woman, one of the best modern Egyptian history books to appear in several years, leaves no doubt that it can. With evenhandedness and generosity, Baron shows how vital women were to mobilizing opposition to British authority and modernizing Egypt."--Robert L. Tignor, author of Capitalism and Nationalism at the End of Empire "A wonderful contribution to understanding Egyptian national and gender politics between the two world wars. Baron explores the paradox of women's exclusion from political rights at the very moment when visual and metaphorical representations of Egypt as a woman were becoming widespread and real women activists--both secularist and Islamist--were participating more actively in public life than ever before."--Donald Malcolm Reid, author of Whose Pharaohs? Archaeology, Museums, and Egyptian National Identity from Napoleon to World War I
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The Woman of Tomorrow

Author: Helen Maria Winslow

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Women

Page: 208

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The Woman Citizen

Author: Alice Stone Blackwell

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Women

Page: N.A

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Mistresses: A History of the Other Woman

Author: Elizabeth Abbott

Publisher: Gerald Duckworth & Co

ISBN: 0715642332

Category: History

Page: 512

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She has been known as the 'kept woman', the 'fancy woman' and the 'other woman'. She exists as both a fictional character and flesh-and-blood human being. But who is she, really? What do Madame de Pompedour, Heloise, Marilyn Monroe, Jane Eyre and Camilla Parker-Bowles have in common? Why do women become mistresses, and what is it like to have a private life that is usually also a secret life? Is a mistress merely a wife-in-waiting, or is she the very definition of the emancipated, independent female? In Mistresses Elizabeth Abbott intelligently examines the motives of some of history's most infamous and fascinating women. Drawing intimate portraits of those who have - either by chance, coercion or choice - assumed this complex role, from Chinese concubines and European royal mistresses to mobster molls and trophy dolls, Mistresses offers a rich blend of history, personal biography and cultural insight.
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Power, Gender and Social Change in Africa

Author: Muna Ndulo,Margaret Grieco

Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing

ISBN: 1443806285

Category: Social Science

Page: 359

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Gender plays a hugely significant and too often under-considered role in predicting how accessible resources such as education, wage-based employment, physical and mental health care, adequate nutrition and housing will be to an individual or community. According to a 2001 World Bank report titled Engendering Development—Through Gender Equality in Rights, Resources, and Voice, enormous disparities exist between men and women in terms of basic rights and the power to determine the future, both in Africa and around the globe. A better understanding of the links between gender, public policy and development outcomes would allow for more effective policy formulation and implementation at many levels. This book, through its discussion of the challenges, achievements and lessons learned in efforts to attain gender equality, sheds light on these important issues. The book contains chapters from an interdisciplinary group of scholars, including sociologists, economists, political scientists, scholars of law, anthropologists, historians and others. The work includes analysis of strategic gender initiatives, case studies, research, and policies as well as conceptual and theoretical pieces. With its format of ideas, resources and recorded experiences as well as theoretical models and best practices, the book is an important contribution to academic and political discourse on the intricate links between gender, power, and social change in Africa and around the world.
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Data Wrangling with Python

Tips and Tools to Make Your Life Easier

Author: Jacqueline Kazil,Katharine Jarmul

Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."

ISBN: 1491948779

Category: Computers

Page: 508

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How do you take your data analysis skills beyond Excel to the next level? By learning just enough Python to get stuff done. This hands-on guide shows non-programmers like you how to process information that’s initially too messy or difficult to access. You don't need to know a thing about the Python programming language to get started. Through various step-by-step exercises, you’ll learn how to acquire, clean, analyze, and present data efficiently. You’ll also discover how to automate your data process, schedule file- editing and clean-up tasks, process larger datasets, and create compelling stories with data you obtain. Quickly learn basic Python syntax, data types, and language concepts Work with both machine-readable and human-consumable data Scrape websites and APIs to find a bounty of useful information Clean and format data to eliminate duplicates and errors in your datasets Learn when to standardize data and when to test and script data cleanup Explore and analyze your datasets with new Python libraries and techniques Use Python solutions to automate your entire data-wrangling process
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Universal Dictionary of the English Language

A New and Original Work Presenting for Convenient Reference the Orthography, Pronunciation, Meaning, Use, Origin and Development of Every Word in the English Language Together with Condensed Explanations of Fifty Thousand Important Subjects and an Exhaustive Encyclopaedia of All the Arts and Sciences Profusely Illustrated

Author: Robert Hunter

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Encyclopedias and dictionaries

Page: N.A

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The Anvár-i Suhailí

Or, The Lights of Canopus; Being the Persian Version of the Fables of Pilpay; Or the Book "Kalíah and Damnah," Rendered Into Persion

Author: Ḥusayn Vāʻiẓ Kāshifī

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Fables, Persian

Page: 650

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The Encyclopaedic Dictionary

A New, Original and Exhaustive Work of Reference to All English Words, Their Origin, Development, Orthography, Pronunciation, Meaning and Legitimate Or Customary Use ...

Author: Robert Hunter

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Encyclopedias and dictionaries

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The Encyclopædic Dictionary

A New, and Original Work of Reference to All the Words in the English Language with a Full Account of Their Origin, Meaning, Pronounciation, and Use

Author: Robert Hunter

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Encyclopedias and dictionaries

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Last of the Mohicans

Author: James Fenimore Cooper

Publisher: BookRix

ISBN: 3736805853

Category: Fiction

Page: 595

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The Last of the Mohicans is a historical novel by James Fenimore Cooper. The story is set in 1757, during the French and Indian War (the Seven Years' War), when France and Great Britain battled for control of North America. During this war, the French depended on its Native American allies to help fight the more numerous British colonists in the Northeast frontier areas. The Last of the Mohicans has been James Fenimore Cooper's most popular work. It has continued as one of the most widely read novels throughout the world, and it has influenced popular opinion about American Indians and the frontier period of eastern American history. The romanticized images of the strong, fearless, and ever resourceful frontiersman, as well as the stoic, wise, and noble "red man" were notions derived from Cooper's characterizations more than from anywhere else. The phrase, "the last of the Mohicans," has come to represent the sole survivor of a noble race or type.
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The Encyclopaedic Dictionary

A New & Original Work of Reference to All the Words in the English Language, with a Full Account of Their Origin, Meaning, Pronunciation, & Use

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

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Principles of Data Wrangling

Practical Techniques for Data Preparation

Author: Tye Rattenbury,Joseph M. Hellerstein,Jeffrey Heer,Sean Kandel,Connor Carreras

Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."

ISBN: 1491938870

Category: Computers

Page: 94

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A key task that any aspiring data-driven organization needs to learn is data wrangling, the process of converting raw data into something truly useful. This practical guide provides business analysts with an overview of various data wrangling techniques and tools, and puts the practice of data wrangling into context by asking, "What are you trying to do and why?" Wrangling data consumes roughly 50-80% of an analyst’s time before any kind of analysis is possible. Written by key executives at Trifacta, this book walks you through the wrangling process by exploring several factors—time, granularity, scope, and structure—that you need to consider as you begin to work with data. You’ll learn a shared language and a comprehensive understanding of data wrangling, with an emphasis on recent agile analytic processes used by many of today’s data-driven organizations. Appreciate the importance—and the satisfaction—of wrangling data the right way. Understand what kind of data is available Choose which data to use and at what level of detail Meaningfully combine multiple sources of data Decide how to distill the results to a size and shape that can drive downstream analysis
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