Why Women’s History?

Only in our time have historians begun to look at the historical experience of men and women separately, and to acknowledge that for most of our human past, women’s interests have been opposed to those of men. Women’s interests have been opposed by them, too: men have not willingly extended to women the rights and freedoms they have claimed for themselves. As a result, historical advances have tended to be “men only” affairs. When history concentrates solely on one half of the human race, any alternative truth or reality is lost.

From Your social constructs are showing.

3 thoughts on “Why Women’s History?

  1. beaster wabbit (@beasterwabbit) July 23, 2014 at 10:01 Reply

    wrong author, the title and author is “Who Cooked the Last Supper? The Women’s History of the World,” by Rosalind Miles http://www.4shared.com/office/ZyMEX-yP/who_cooked_the_last_supper.htm

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