Who Cooked the Last Supper?

Who Cooked the Last Supper?

Author: Rosalind Miles

Publisher: Crown

ISBN: 9780307422675

Category: Social Science

Page: 352

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Who Cooked the Last Supper? overturns the phallusy of history and gives voice to the untold history of the world: the contributions of millions of unsung women. Men dominate history because men write history. There have been many heroes, but no heroines. Here, in Who Cooked the Last Supper?, is the history you never learned--but should have! Without politics or polemics, this brilliant and witty book overturns centuries of preconceptions to restore women to their rightful place at the center of culture, revolution, empire, war, and peace. Spiced with tales of individual women who have shaped civilization, celebrating the work and lives of women around the world, and distinguished by a wealth of research, Who Cooked the Last Supper? redefines our concept of historical reality.
Who Cooked the Last Supper?
Language: en
Pages: 352
Authors: Rosalind Miles
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007-12-18 - Publisher: Crown

Who Cooked the Last Supper? overturns the phallusy of history and gives voice to the untold history of the world: the contributions of millions of unsung women. Men dominate history because men write history. There have been many heroes, but no heroines. Here, in Who Cooked the Last Supper?, is
The Women's History of the Modern World
Language: en
Pages: 432
Authors: Rosalind Miles
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-02-02 - Publisher: HarperCollins

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A Brief History of Misogyny
Language: en
Pages: 336
Authors: Jack Holland
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-06-07 - Publisher: Hachette UK

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Guenevere, Queen of the Summer Country
Language: en
Pages: 544
Authors: Rosalind Miles
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007-12-18 - Publisher: Crown

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Language: en
Pages: 368
Authors: Rosalind Miles
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007-12-18 - Publisher: Crown

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