Women's Rights: Changing Attitudes 1900-2000
Six topical titles examine developments in major social concerns of the past 100 years from a global perspective. The series traces key issues from early controversies to the present day. Significant events are enhanced with quotes from witnesses and prominent personalities of the decade. The text discusses individuals associated with these social concerns, as well as events that marked or caused important shifts in public opinion.
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An unequal world
Revolution and repression
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