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

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    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 ...

  • Crystal

    A thoroughly enjoyable and very interesting addition to the plethora of books about notable women of history that have been published recently. There were multiple women featured in this book that I d...

  • Devann

    Probably one of the best of these 'forgotten ladies of history' books that I've read, and I've read a lot of them! That being said, maybe only about 30-40% of the women featured here were completely n...

  • 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...

  • Mandy

    This was eh. I felt like I would either get too much information or not enough information about these epic ladies. Some categories were far more intriguing than others as well. I really liked the pic...

  • 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...

  • Lizzy // The Bookish Unicorn

    To all the women whose stories were never told, whose songs were never sung, and whose works were never celebrated. May the knowledge of your lives stir up ambitious dreams in new generations of women...

  • Melissa

    This was awesome, as it chronicled the lives of women throughout history who broke gender barriers across all manner of disciplines (from science to the arts to war and crime!) The illustrations were ...