Women's History of the World

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9780060973179: Women's History of the World

A lively, opinionated and engrossing look at women's roles throughout history and across the globe. Miles looks at women's contributions to the evolution of the human race on every level--cultural, commercial, domestic, emotional, social, and sexual.

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"Rosalind Miles has rescued from obscurity women of astonishing ability, courage and determination. . . . An exuberant book, written in a jazzy, colorful style sizzling with puns and startling images."-- Washington Post Book World

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Rosalind Miles is the author of The Women's History of the World, which has been translated into 26 different languages. She has published 23 books of fiction and non-fiction, including social and critical commentaries, and a series of bestselling historical novels, most notably the internationally acclaimed I, Elizabeth, the story of Queen Elizabeth I. She is married to a fellow-writer, historian Robin Cross, and lives in Kent.

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