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From Eve to Dawn: A History of Women in the World, Vol. 3 (From Eve to Dawn #3)

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Praise for the previous volumes:

“French gives us grand theory at its best. . . . Highly recommended.”—Library Journal

“Beautifully sourced and referenced. . . . Filled with fascinating detail and powerful arguments . . . massive and valuable.”—Publishers Weekly

Writing about what she calls the “most cheering period in female history,” international best-selling author Marily
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Paperback, 400 pages
Published September 1st 2008 by The Feminist Press at CUNY (first published 2003)
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Chris
2.5 or low 3. I didn't round up because of the Davison mistake.

This volume seems more disjointed than the previous two. Many times, French moves beyond the scope of each chapter, and sometimes the book is simply a critic on industry. Additionally, the emphasis is on America and England. The only real exception to this is the first chapter which deals with Imperialism in Africa. While the dates of voting rights for women in other countries is listed, there is no sense of those countries have a su
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Marilyn French’s fiction has been some of the most important in my personal life, though the depth of her scholarship easily rivals her most page-turning novel. Perhaps because she is such a skilled novelist—most well known for her seminal ‘70s best seller, The Women’s Room—French is able to write necessary history with an incredible depth of knowledge, all while remaining concise and consumable.

While the From Eve to Dawn series was first published in 2002, French spent fifteen years prior resea
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Julie Lowe
a good education in the perception of women in the world
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She attended Hofstra University (then Hofstra College) where she also received a master's degree in English in 1964. She married Robert M. French Jr. in 1950; the couple divorced in 1967. She later attended Harvard University, earning a Ph.D in 1972.[1] Years later she became an instructor at Hofstra University.

In her work, French asserted that women's oppression is an intrinsic part of the male-d
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