Women's History For Beginners
History books have either blurred, glossed, or omitted many events and people throughout history involving women and their roles in furthering the progression of the world's cultures. What is women's history? Is it the history of sex or gender? Is it scholarly history, or a feminist viewpoint? Is it the story of queens? Witches? Housewives? Rosie the Riveter? Why would one...more
Paperback, 208 pages
Published February 14th 2012 by For Beginners
(first published January 1st 2012)
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I discovered Bonnie Morris on BookTV being interviewed for her lastest book and found her compelling, articulate, funny and knowledgeable. This book, an introduction to women's studies, is a good cliff notes if you will of subject matter that can be perused at greater length. As a textbook, it is easy to read and interesting. I am passing this copy along to my 13 year old neice with hope that she will find it inspiring.