Warriors, Queens, and Intellectuals: 36 Great Women Before 1400

Joyce E. Salisbury
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Throughout history, women have played integral roles in family, society, religion, government, war - in short, in all aspects of human civilization. Powerful women have shaped laws, led rebellions, and played key roles in dynastic struggles. Some were caught up in forces beyond their control, while others manipulated and murdered their way to the top. However, unearthing their stories from the historical record has been a challenge, with the ordinary difficulties of preserving information across the generations increased by centuries of historical bias and gendered expectations. Women, when they were mentioned at all, often filled the role of virtuous maiden, self-effacing mother, or seductive villain. Imagine what you are missing when only half the story is being told.  

In Warriors, Queens, and Intellectuals: 36 Great Women Before 1400, taught by Professor Emerita of Humanistic Studies Joyce E. Salisbury, you will experience another side of history, one that has often been overlooked. In these 36 lectures, women step out from the footnotes and sidebars of traditional history and into the spotlight, illuminating the dark corners of the pre-modern world along the way. From thwarted daughters and ambitious wives to fearless revolutionaries and brilliant philosophers, you will see how women have played diverse roles throughout history and why their influence is so vital to a fuller understanding of the world we live in today. Beginning at the start of the Roman Empire and carrying you through to the end of the Middle Ages, Professor Salisbury will introduce you to dozens of influential women from all across the globe.

Data wydania: 2019-06-21
Rodzaj: audiobook
Język: angielski
Wydawnictwo: The Great Courses
Czas trwania: 17 minut
dodana przez: Orestea

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"Warriors, Queens, and Intellectuals: 36 Great Women Before 1400" prof. Joyce E. Salisbury z University Wisconsin–Green Bay to czysta radość i przyjemność, jaką daje poznawanie historii. O ile moja poprzednia recenzja (@Link) była ostrożna jeśli chodzi o ocenę prób pokazywania historii via biografie, to ta będzie entuzjastyczna. Prof. Salis... {} Recenzja książki Warriors, Queens, and Intellectuals: 36 Great Women Before 1400

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