Women in History

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Even if this publication were fiction, it would be an eye-opener. The fact that it isn’t should really raise eyebrows for those who read it.

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“Each of the lives portrayed here exemplify the importance of perseverance and a refusal to be constrained by social boundaries.”

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Francoise Gilot was just 21 when she met Pablo Picasso, four decades her senior.

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“Rubenhold does a commendable job in bringing these women on stage and through their stories illuminating the appalling reality behind the veneer of Victorian complacency.

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The author begins this book “hip-deep in the chaos that is modern American motherhood” but hastily clarifies that, while her own experience provided the impetus to write the book, it is not autobio

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“Female rage is the essential fuel of #metoo.”
—Caitlin Flanagan

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Two hundred years after her death on July 18, 1817, Jane Austen and her novels are now more beloved than ever before.

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Ink & Paint, The Women of Walt Disney’s Animation by Mindy Johnson corrects the misguided perception regarding women’s lack of contribution to the animation industry.

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“provides a firm foundation for understanding the effect the women’s movement had on the political process.”

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It is this kind of insight . . . that makes [Traister’s] important work a significant addition to the literature of sociology and women’s studies.”

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“Anyone who wishes to thoroughly understand the development of today’s geopolitical world must read Mr.

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Grace Balogh is almost 30 years old before she found out her birthday was April 6th and not the 16th.

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Coverage of women’s contributions to the struggle for Irish independence early last century harps on two names: Maud Gonne and the Countess Constance de Markievicz.

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H. Donald Winkler has researched the lives of nineteen daring women who changed the outcome of Civil War battles.