Well-behaved Women Seldom Make History

Well-behaved Women Seldom Make History

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ISBN10: 1400075270 ISBN13: 9781400075270 Publisher: Vintage Books Published: Sep 23 2008 Pages: 284 Weight: 0.65lbs. Height: 8.00" Width: 5.25" Depth: 0.50" Language: English

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The Pulitzer and Bancroft Prize-winning author of A Midwife's Tale looks at the making of history from a woman's perspective, looking at three key works--the fifteenth-century Book of the City of Ladies by Christine de Pizan, Elizabeth Cady Stanton's memoirs, and Virginia Woolf's essay A Room of One's Own, to reveal how women both make and record history. Reprint. 20,000 first printing.

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