The Women's History of the World

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Paladin, 1989 - Sex role - 350 pages
Men dominate history because they write it. This book offers a reappraisal which aims to re-establish women's importance at the centre of the worldwide history of revolution, empire, war and peace. As well as looking at the influence of ordinary women, it looks at those who have shaped history.

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I became aware of this book via a column by Sandi Toksvig in The Daily Telegraph. I really feel it's a book which ought to be read by all women, everywhere. Read full review

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It seems late to dedicate a book to "the women of the world who have no history.'' For 20 years, a constantly increasing surge of scholarship has discovered, recorded, and interpreted the history of ... Read full review

Contents

Preface
11
IN THE BEGINNING
17
THE FALL OF WOMAN
79
Copyright

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Rosalind Miles is the author of The Women's History of the World, which has been translated into 26 different languages. She has published 23 books of fiction and non-fiction, including social and critical commentaries, and a series of bestselling historical novels, most notably the internationally acclaimed I, Elizabeth, the story of Queen Elizabeth I. She is married to a fellow-writer, historian Robin Cross, and lives in Kent.

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