Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “Promise Of A Dream: Remembering The Sixties” as Want to Read:
Promise Of A Dream: Remembering The Sixties
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating
Open Preview

Promise Of A Dream: Remembering The Sixties

3.57  ·  Rating Details  ·  28 Ratings  ·  1 Review

Promise of a Dream is a moving, witty and poignant recollection of a time when young women were breaking all the rules about sex, politics and their place in the world. Sheila Rowbotham, best known for A Century of Women, Threads Through Time and Hidden From History, turns her hand here to memoir. The result is a wryly amusing account of her younger self, and a sparkling p

...more
Published (first published July 17th 2000)
More Details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about Promise Of A Dream, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about Promise Of A Dream

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Add this book to your favorite list »

Community Reviews

(showing 1-30 of 73)
filter  |  sort: default (?)  |  Rating Details
Rhonda
Dec 27, 2010 Rhonda rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves:
Almost finished this book, review later.
Raya Al-Raddadi
Raya Al-Raddadi rated it really liked it
Jun 26, 2016
Laura
Laura marked it as to-read
Jun 10, 2016
Drorah
Drorah marked it as to-read
May 04, 2016
Alexandra
Alexandra marked it as to-read
Apr 12, 2016
Brightness
Brightness rated it really liked it
Mar 26, 2016
Anthony
Anthony rated it really liked it
Mar 23, 2016
Raquel
Raquel marked it as to-read
Mar 08, 2016
Grace
Grace marked it as to-read
Mar 04, 2016
Tina Ball
Tina Ball rated it really liked it
Apr 02, 2016
Sarah Rusinowski
Sarah Rusinowski rated it really liked it
Mar 08, 2016
Alex Maynard
Alex Maynard rated it it was ok
Feb 27, 2016
Markus
Markus marked it as to-read
Dec 24, 2015
Andrea
Andrea marked it as to-read
Dec 06, 2015
Tanzia
Tanzia marked it as to-read
Nov 03, 2015
Line
Line marked it as to-read
Sep 26, 2015
Elizabeth
Elizabeth rated it really liked it
Aug 30, 2015
Steven Chang
Steven Chang marked it as to-read
Jul 27, 2015
John Merrick
John Merrick rated it really liked it
Jul 17, 2015
Eddie Crust
Eddie Crust marked it as to-read
Jun 03, 2015
Ana
Ana marked it as to-read
May 12, 2015
Miss M
Miss M marked it as to-read
Apr 10, 2015
Elizabeth Williams
Elizabeth Williams marked it as to-read
Mar 09, 2015
Natcha View
Natcha View rated it really liked it
Jan 12, 2015
Lyndsey Jenkins
Lyndsey Jenkins rated it liked it
Nov 28, 2014
Bob Simpson
Bob Simpson rated it it was amazing
Nov 04, 2014
William
William marked it as to-read
Oct 24, 2014
Clarissa
Clarissa marked it as to-read
Jun 08, 2016
Pete Kelly
Pete Kelly marked it as to-read
Oct 07, 2014
Kayla
Kayla marked it as to-read
Jun 05, 2014
« previous 1 3 next »
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »
94026
Sheila Rowbotham (born 1943) is a British socialist feminist theorist and writer.

Rowbotham was born in Leeds (in present-day West Yorkshire), the daughter of a salesman for an engineering company and an office clerk. From an early age, she was deeply interested in history. She has written that traditional political history "left her cold", but she credited Olga Wilkinson, one of her teachers, with
...more
More about Sheila Rowbotham...

Share This Book