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From Eve to Dawn, a History of Women in the World, Volume IV

From Eve to Dawn, a History of Women in the World, Volume IV

Revolutions and Struggles for Justice in the 20th Century
September 2008
Trade Paperback · 496 Pages
$19.95 U.S. · $22.50 CAN
ISBN 9781558615847
The Feminist Press at CUNY

 

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Description

“The issues [French] raises cannot be ignored… . No history you will read, post-French, will ever look the same again.”—The Times (London) From the author of The Women’s Room, the best-selling novel that defined the issues that ignited the women’s movement, comes a vibrant history of the political revolutions of the twentieth century, ending with a thoughtful investigation into feminist movements throughout the world and into the future. Marilyn French received her PhD from Harvard and taught at Harvard University and Holy Cross College. Margaret Atwood is best known for her novels The Handmaid’s Tale and The Blind Assassin.

About the Authors

Marilyn French (1929- ) was born in New York. She received her PhD from Harvard and taught English at Hofstra, Harvard, and Holy Cross College. She is best known for her novels, The Women's Room and In the Name of Friendship, and her non-fiction works, including Beyond Power, The War against Women and her memoir, A Season in Hell. Margaret Atwood's most popular works include The Handmaid's Tale (1983) and The Blind Assassin (2000). She was born in Ottawa, Ontario in 1939 and received her undergraduate degree from Victoria University, along with a master's degree from Radcliffe College. She currently lives in Toronto with her husband, novelist Graeme Gibson. Marilyn French (1929- ) was born in New York. She received her PhD from Harvard and taught English at Hofstra, Harvard, and Holy Cross College. She is best known for her novels, The Women's Room and In the Name of Friendship, and her non-fiction works, including Beyond Power, The War against Women and her memoir, A Season in Hell.