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ISBN-10: 1845293711

ISBN-13: 9781845293710

In this compelling, strong ebook, hugely revered author and commentator Jack Holland units out to reply to a frightening query: how do you clarify the oppression and brutalization of part the world's inhabitants through the opposite part, all through heritage?

The consequence takes the reader on an eye-opening trip via centuries, continents and civilizations because it seems to be at either ancient and modern attitudes to ladies. Encompassing the Church, witch hunts, sexual idea, Nazism and pro-life campaigners, we arrive at state-of-the-art constructing global, the place girls are more and more and disproportionately in danger as a result of radicalised non secular trust, famine, struggle and disorder. Well-informed and researched, hugely readable and thought-provoking, this is often no outdated feminist polemic: it is a refreshingly elementary research into an old, pervasive and enduring injustice. It offers with the basics of human life -- intercourse, love, violence -- that experience formed the lives of people all through background.

The resolution? it is time to realize that the remedy of ladies quantities to not anything below an abuse of human rights on an unthinkable scale. a quick heritage of Misogyny is a vital and well timed e-book that might make a lasting contribution to the efforts to enhance these rights through the world.

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