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Summary

Stephanie Racine narrates Women: Our History, which reexamines history from a female perspective.

This audiobook celebrates the numerous important roles women have played in culture and society that are less often told. 

Packed full of evocative facts, and with a foreword by Lucy Worsley, this audiobook reveals the key events in women's history - from early matriarchal societies through women's suffrage, the Suffragette movement, 20th-century feminism and gender politics, to recent movements such as #MeToo and International Women's Day - and the key role women have had in shaping our past. 

Learn about the everyday lives of women through the ages as well as the big names of women's history - powerful, inspirational, and trailblazing women such as Cleopatra, Florence Nightingale, Emmeline Pankhurst, Eva Peron, and Rosa Parks - and discover the unsung contributions of lesser-known women who have changed the world, and the 'forgotten' events of women's history. 

Placing women firmly centre stage, Women: Our History shows women where they have come from and, in celebrating the achievements of women of the past, offers positive role models for women of today. 

©2019 Dorling Kindersley Ltd (P)2019 DK Audio

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