Women in World History

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Author  Sarah Shaver Hughes
Publisher  Routledge
Publication Date   April 20, 1995
ISBN  1563243113
Pages  288

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Presenting selected histories in Asia, Africa, Europe and the Americas, this work discusses: political and economic issues; marriage practices, motherhood and enslavement; and religious beliefs and spiritual development. Famous women, including Hatshepsut, Hortensia, Aisha, Hildegard of Bingen and Sei Shonangan, are discussed as well as lesser known and anonymous women. Both primary and secondary source readings are included.

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