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Who Cooked the Last Supper?: The Women's History of the World

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Men dominate history because men write history. There have been many heroes, but no heroines. This is the book that overturns that "phallusy of history," giving voice to the true history of the world — which, always and forever, must include the contributions of millions of unsung women. Here is the history you never learned — but should have!

Without politics or polemics, this brilliant and witty book overturns centuries of preconceptions to restore women to their rightful place at the center of culture, revolution, empire, war, and peace. Spiced with tales of individual women who have shaped civilization, celebrating the work and lives of women around the world, distinguished by a wealth of research, Who Cooked the Last Supper? redefines our concept of historical reality.

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An entertaining, meticulously researched study presents the history of the world from a feminine point of view, discussing women's pivotal roles in the history and development of the world. Reprint. 25,000 first printing.

Synopsis:

Men dominate history because men write history. There have been many heroes, but no heroines. This is the book that overturns that "phallusy of history," giving voice to the true history of the world — which, always and forever, must include the contributions of millions of unsung women. Here is the history you never learned — but should have!

Without politics or polemics, this brilliant and witty book overturns centuries of preconceptions to restore women to their rightful place at the center of culture, revolution, empire, war, and peace. Spiced with tales of individual women who have shaped civilization, celebrating the work and lives of women around the world, distinguished by a wealth of research, Who Cooked the Last Supper? redefines our concept of historical reality.

About the Author

Rosalind Miles, Ph.D., is a well-known and critically acclaimed English novelist, essayist, lecturer, and BBC broadcaster. Educated at Oxford and the Universities of Leicester and Birmingham, she is the founder of the Center for Women's Studies at Coventry Polytechnic in England. Her novels, including Guenevere, Queen of the Summer Country and The Knight of the Sacred Lake, have been international bestsellers. She divides her time between homes in England and California. Her website address is www.rosalind.net.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780307422675
Subtitle:
The Women's History of the World
Publisher:
Three Rivers Press
Author:
Miles, Rosalind
Author:
Rosalind Miles
Subject:
Social Science : Women's Studies - General
Subject:
History : World - General
Subject:
Women
Subject:
Sex role
Subject:
Women's Studies - History
Subject:
World
Subject:
Women's Studies
Subject:
World - General
Subject:
Women's Studies - General
Subject:
Women -- History.
Subject:
Sex role -- History.
Subject:
Feminist Studies-History
Subject:
Gender Studies-General
Subject:
Gender Studies-Womens Studies
Subject:
main_subject
Subject:
all_subjects
Publication Date:
20010410
Binding:
ELECTRONIC
Language:
English
Pages:
342

Related Subjects

History and Social Science » Gender Studies » General
History and Social Science » Gender Studies » Womens Studies
History and Social Science » World History » General

Who Cooked the Last Supper?: The Women's History of the World
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Product details 342 pages Crown Publishing Group - English 9780307422675 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , An entertaining, meticulously researched study presents the history of the world from a feminine point of view, discussing women's pivotal roles in the history and development of the world. Reprint. 25,000 first printing.
"Synopsis" by , Men dominate history because men write history. There have been many heroes, but no heroines. This is the book that overturns that "phallusy of history," giving voice to the true history of the world — which, always and forever, must include the contributions of millions of unsung women. Here is the history you never learned — but should have!

Without politics or polemics, this brilliant and witty book overturns centuries of preconceptions to restore women to their rightful place at the center of culture, revolution, empire, war, and peace. Spiced with tales of individual women who have shaped civilization, celebrating the work and lives of women around the world, distinguished by a wealth of research, Who Cooked the Last Supper? redefines our concept of historical reality.

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