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Sacred Music by Women Composers Volume 3: Advent to Candlemas
Series Editor: Louise Stewart; Editor: Olivia Sparkhall (Homerton 1998)

The third anthology in the Multitude of Voyces Sacred Music by Women Composers series, this book contains 26 choral pieces for Christmastide. Traditional carols and familiar texts rub shoulders with exciting, new tunes and poetry in this unique volume of music for the festive season. Featuring music composed from the sixteenth century onwards, nine composers are historical, whilst the remaining two-thirds are contemporary, bringing the number of different women composers in the Multitude of Voyces series to 63.

The Regeneration Promise: The Facts behind Stem Cell Therapies
Peter Hollands (Churchill 1983)

The Regeneration Promise is a reader-friendly guide to the world of regenerative medicine and stem cell technology. Most people have heard of stem cells but few understand what stem cells can and cannot do. The book covers the history of stem cell technology as a general introduction to the subject and then continues with a description of the many known types of stem cells and how these can potentially be used to treat disease.

The COVID-19 Cookbook
Trevor Underwood (Clare 1962)

This is a survival guide written by a 77-year-old scientist who is currently living alone in his house in Fort Lauderdale and who normally eats dinner in local restaurants every evening.

Chasing Butterflies in the Sunlight
Morenike Euba Oyenusi (Jesus 1985)

“Chasing Butterflies in the Sunlight" describes the joys and innocence of childhood experienced by Ronke, growing up in a beautiful, culturally and racially diverse world on a university campus in Nigeria.

Sidnie Manton; Letters and Diaries Expedition to the Great Barrier Reef 1928-1929
Sidnie Manton (Girton 1921)

Sidnie Manton was a woman of great determination and academic brilliance. At the age of 26 she became a member of the Great Barrier Reef Expedition. This was the first such scientific study of a coral reef anywhere in the world: an eminent and intrepid group of biologists, geographers and oceanographers examined the structure and ecology of the surrounding reef. They were based on Low Isle near Port Douglas but also sailed small boats to study nearby small islands and the mouth of the Daintree River, often sleeping on board or setting up tents.

For Her Good Estate The Life of Elizabeth De Burgh, Lady of Clare
Frances Underhill, Jennifer Ward, Margaret Smith (Clare Hall 1977), Jacqueline Tasioulas, Paul Binski, Claire Barnes (Clare 1976)

Elizabeth de Burgh showed feisty spirit in adversity and imprisonment, war and plague – and she and her friends were influential patrons of books and all arts while English craftsmanship was at its finest. Her legacy includes Clare College and Clare Hall in the University of Cambridge, and a treasure trove of records illuminating the contrasting reigns of her uncle Edward II and cousin Edward III.

Intimations Six Essays
Zadie Smith (King's 1994)

Deeply personal and powerfully moving, a short and timely series of reflective essays by one of the most clear-sighted and essential writers of our time

Ireland and the Great War A Social and Political History
Niamh Gallagher (University Lecturer in Modern British and Irish History)

On 4 August 1914 following the outbreak of European hostilities, large sections of Irish Protestants and Catholics rallied to support the British and Allied war efforts. Yet less than two years later, the Easter Rising of 1916 allegedly put a stop to the Catholic commitment in exchange for a re-emphasis on the national question.

When Peace Kills Politics International Intervention and Unending Wars in the Sudans
Sharath Srinivasan (David and Elaine Potter Lecturer in Governance and Human Rights in the Department of Politics and International Studies)

Why do war and coercion still dominate the political realm in the Sudans, over a decade since the Comprehensive Peace Agreement, and despite a litany of conflict resolution efforts? This book explains the paradoxical role of international peacemaking in the reproduction of violence and political authoritarianism in Sudan and South Sudan.

Double Lives A History of Working Motherhood in Modern Britain
Helen McCarthy (University Lecturer in Modern British History, since c. 1800)

A groundbreaking history of mothers who worked for pay that will change the way we think about gender, work and equality in modern Britain.

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