History Vs Women: The Defiant Lives That They Don't Want You to Know

History Vs Women: The Defiant Lives That They Don't Want You to Know Review

Rebels, rulers, scientists, artists, warriors and villains
Women are, and have always been, all these things and more.

Looking through the ages and across the globe, Anita Sarkeesian, founder of Feminist Frequency, along with Ebony Adams PHD, have reclaimed the stories of twenty-five remarkable women who dared to defy history and change the world around them. From Mongolian princesses to Chinese pirates, Native American ballerinas to Egyptian scientists, Japanese novelists to British Prime Ministers, History vs Women will reframe the history that you thought you knew.

Featuring beautiful full-color illustrations of each woman and a bold graphic design, this standout nonfiction title is the perfect read for teens (or adults!) who want the true stories of phenomenal women from around the world and insight into how their lives and accomplishments impacted both their societies and our own.

Title:History Vs Women: The Defiant Lives That They Don't Want You to Know

    Some Testimonial About This Book:

  • Artemis

    Another exceptional book about forgotten and erased women in history to come out recently. Most needed and appreciated.I especially loved learning about the Sikh hero Mai Bhago; the 19th-20th century ...

  • Brianne

    This was such an enjoyable and informative read! I recommend it to one and all! ...

  • R

    This was a very well written, well researched, beautifully illustrated book that highlighted twenty five remarkable women who were certainly defiant, but they were also women that made history with th...

  • Suzanne

    Tired of damsels in distress? Ready for some rebels, artists, scholars, amazons, and even villains? Then this is the book for you. Some of the women profiled within these pages may be familiar - Marga...

  • Barbara

    3.5 because I want to know so much more. This is a much-needed collection of stories about 25 different women who challenged the norm of their times. Although history has neglected them and the author...

  • Sionna

    *I voluntarily read and reviewed an ARC of this book. All thoughts and opinions are my own.*This is a harder review to write because the formatting and display of the e-ARC was mixed up in places. So,...

  • Lola

    As someone who follows Feminist Frequency's work, I was excited to see Anita and Ebony had this book coming out. I preordered it immediately and knew I would enjoy it. I wasn't wrong. History vs Wom...

  • Lynndell

    Interesting read!Thanks to NetGalley and Macmillan Feiwel and Friends for the opportunity to read and review History vs Women: The Defiant Lives That They Don’t Want You To Know by Anita Sarkeesian ...

  • Alba

    Perhaps it was my own excitement pre-release the reason why I was a bit disappointed by this book. I preordered it as soon as I could since I have followed Sarkeesian's steps for a long time now and g...

  • Erikka

    This was a fantastic, and extremely well organized, glimpse into the lives of 15 amazing and diverse women from history. There's nothing I can say about this book that isn't said 10x more eloquently w...