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Bonnie J. Morris, Ph.D. Illustrated by Phill Evans.


Women’s History For Beginners offers a lively,
revealing, and provocative overview of this
important (and controversial) academic field. Who
are the great women of history, and why don’t we
know more about them? You don’t need to be a
scholar to notice that men’s history dominates
everything we learn in school; yet a quick tour of
the past reveals dynamic female role models at
every turn. This is more than an introduction to
women’s roles and contributions across time. It
also examines the ways that women in all societies
have been ruled by men, according to law and

Women's History For Beginners

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