Women and a changing civilisation

by Winifred Holtby

Publisher: Longmans, Green in New York

Written in English
Published: Pages: 213 Downloads: 766
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  • Women -- Social conditions,
  • Women -- History

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Statementby Winifred Holtby.
LC ClassificationsHQ1154 H6 1935
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 213 p.
Number of Pages213
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14988553M

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Civilization is a way of talking about human history on the largest scale. From the cave paintings of Lascaux to the latest MoMA exhibition, it binds human history together. B ut in at least one essential aspect, the concept of civilization remains fundamentally exclusionary.

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