Hidden from History: 300 Years of Women's Oppression and the Fight Against It

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In this study of women from the Puritan revolution to the 1930s, the author shows how class and sex, work and family, personal life and social pressures have shaped and hindered women's struggles for equality.

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Sheila Rowbotham is a University Fellow in the Sociology Department of Manchester University. Her recent books include Women in Movement (Routledge, 1992) and with Swasti Mitter, Dignity and Daily Bread (Routledge, 1993).

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'Women should be grateful for a book of this kind, which fills our inadequate record of the past' --Eva Figes, New Statesman  'An important and valuable achievement' New York Times 'Essential feminist history' --Feminist Bookstore News (US)

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