Women of Ideas: And What Men Have Done to Them

by Dale Spender

Paperback, 1991



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HQ1206 .S68


HarperCollins (1991), Edition: Reprint, Reissue, 800 pages


This is a study of women's thoughts and ideas spanning three centuries. The author contends that men have removed women from literary and historical records and deprived women of the knowledge of their intellectual heritage. This book is an attempt to redress the balance.

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LibraryThing member holy.cow
Jolly interesting! Rather a tome - took me three years to get round to reading it because it is a paper brick, nay breize block. Well worth the effort however, because it tells you about lots of interesting writers, characters, minds and works that you haven't heard of, and they are just as interesting as the ones you have heard of.
Great, increases the number of interesting things to read et c., and illustrates the political point that it has happened.
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