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Women & Power
Mary Beard

Classification : WOMEN'S STUDIES
Pub Date : Nov 15, 2018
Imprint : Profile Books
Page Extent : 144
Binding : PB
ISBN : 9781788160612
Price : 299

About the book
Britain's best-known classicist Mary Beard, is also a committed and vocal feminist.With wry wit, she revisits the gender agenda and shows how history has treated powerful women. Her examples range from the classical world to the modern day,from Medusa and Athena to Theresa May and Hillary Clinton. Beard explores the cultural underpinnings of misogyny, considering the public voice of women, our cultural assumptions about women's relationship with power, and how powerful women resist being packaged into a male template.

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Mary Beard
Mary Beard is a professor of classics at Newnham College Cambridge and the classics editor of the TLS. She has world-wide academic acclaim. Her previous books include the bestselling Wolfson Prize-win...(+)
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