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sheila rowbotham books

Promise of a Dream: Remembering the Sixties

Promise of a Dream: Remembering the Sixties

Sheila Rowbotham is best known as an historian. Her books such as A Century of Women , Threads Through Time and Hidden From History have been widely celebrated. Now, in Promise of a Dream , she turns her hand to memoir. The result is a sparkling...
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Women, Resistance And Revolution

Women, Resistance And Revolution

This classic book provides a historical overview of feminist strands among the modern revolutionary movements of Russia, China and the Third World. Sheila Rowbotham shows how women rose against the dual challenges of an unjust state system and social-sexual prejudice. Women, Resistance and...
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Threads through Time: Writings on History and Autobiography, and Politics

Threads through Time: Writings on History and Autobiography, and Politics

Much has changed in the women's movement since the early 1970s. Since that time, Sheila Rowbotham has observed and commented on women's changing roles from both a personal and a historical perspective. Here she gathers nearly a quarter of a century of these writings. Among them are a reflection...
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Women, Resistance, and Revolution: A History of Women and Revolution in the Modern World

Women, Resistance, and Revolution: A History of Women and Revolution in the Modern World

This classic book provides a historical overview of feminist strands among the modern revolutionary movements of Russia, China and the Third World. Sheila Rowbotham shows how women rose against the dual challenges of an unjust state system and social-sexual prejudice. Women, Resistance and...
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Hidden from History: Rediscovering Women in History from the 17th Century to the Present

Hidden from History: Rediscovering Women in History from the 17th Century to the Present

In this classic study of women in Britain from the Puritan revolution to the 1930s, Sheila Rowbotham shows how class and sex, work and the family, personal life and social pressures have shaped and hindered women's struggles for equality. Rowbotham explores the different effects that changes in...
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Promise of a Dream: Remembering the Sixties

Promise of a Dream: Remembering the Sixties

Promise of a Dream is a moving, witty and poignant recollection of a time when young women were breaking all the rules about sex, politics and their place in the world. Sheila Rowbotham, best known for A Century of Women , Threads Through Time and Hidden From...
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Promise Of A Dream: Remembering The Sixties

Promise Of A Dream: Remembering The Sixties

Promise of a Dream is a moving, witty and poignant recollection of a time when young women were breaking all the rules about sex, politics and their place in the world. Sheila Rowbotham, best known for A Century of Women , Threads Through Time and ...
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An Anthology of Western Marxism: From Lukacs and Gramsci to Socialist-Feminism

An Anthology of Western Marxism: From Lukacs and Gramsci to Socialist-Feminism

This anthology brings together readings from the works of the most significant post-Leninist Marxist thinkers. The selections reflect the diversity & high intellectual accomplishment of 20th-century Marxism & show how these theorists have transformed traditional Marxism's general philosophical...
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Global Capitalism Versus Democracy

Global Capitalism Versus Democracy

Globalization has come to define our age. Stock market fluctuations, the fortunes of political administrations, and conditions for working people-all rise and fall with the tide of global capital flow. While recognizing that globalization must be taken seriously, the essays in this...
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Louise Michel: Rebel Lives

Louise Michel: Rebel Lives

Louise Michel was the incendiary French leader of the 1871 Paris Commune. An anarchist and an irrepressible rebel, she spent much of her life on the run from police, in jail, or in danger of being locked away in mental asylums, as was the fate of so many feisty or defiant women. Known as The Red...
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An Anthology of Western Marxism: From Lukács and Gramsci to Socialist-Feminism

An Anthology of Western Marxism: From Lukács and Gramsci to Socialist-Feminism

This unique anthology brings together readings from the works of the most significant post-Leninist Marxist thinkers. The selections reflect the diversity and high intellectual accomplishment of twentieth-century Marxism and show how these theorists have transformed traditional Marxism's general...
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Truth, Dare or Promise: Girls Growing Up in the Fifties

Truth, Dare or Promise: Girls Growing Up in the Fifties

In this collection of autobiographical writing 12 women who grew into feminism in the 1970s look back on their childhoods. Some of the contributors grew up in homes of pinching poverty, others in an unbending orderliness, and others in an easy security. But the two great landmarks of this...
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Promise Of A Dream: A Memoir Of The Sixties

Promise Of A Dream: A Memoir Of The Sixties

Promise of a Dream is a moving, witty and poignant recollection of a time when young women were breaking all the rules about sex, politics and their place in the world. Sheila Rowbotham, best known for A Century of Women , Threads Through Time and ...
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Women, Resistance and Revolution: A History of Women and Revolution in the Modern World

Women, Resistance and Revolution: A History of Women and Revolution in the Modern World

This classic book provides a historical overview of feminist strands among the modern revolutionary movements of Russia, China and the Third World. Sheila Rowbotham shows how women rose against the dual challenges of an unjust state system and social-sexual prejudice. Women, Resistance and...
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Woman's Consciousness, Man's World (A pelican original)

Woman's Consciousness, Man's World (A pelican original)

A groundbreaking contribution to debates on women’s oppression and consciousness, and the connections between socialism and feminism. Examining feminist consciousness from various vantage points – social, sexual, cultural and economic – Sheila Rowbotham identifies the social conditions under...
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Cultural Marxism in Postwar Britain: History, the New Left, and the Origins of Cultural Studies

Cultural Marxism in Postwar Britain: History, the New Left, and the Origins of Cultural Studies

In this intellectual history of British cultural Marxism, Dennis Dworkin explores one of the most influential bodies of contemporary thought. Tracing its development from beginnings in postwar Britain, through its various transformations in the 1960s and 1970s, to the emergence of British...
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Cultural Marxism in Postwar Britain: History, the New Left, and the Origins of Cultural Studies

Cultural Marxism in Postwar Britain: History, the New Left, and the Origins of Cultural Studies

In this intellectual history of British cultural Marxism, Dennis Dworkin explores one of the most influential bodies of contemporary thought. Tracing its development from beginnings in postwar Britain, through its various transformations in the 1960s and 1970s, to the emergence of British...
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Big Questions In History

Big Questions In History

Drawing on examples ranging from ancient Greece to Tony Blair's Britain, leading historical thinkers address 20 of the really big questions that have been asked over the centuries about the course of human events. Each essay is put into context by a more general commentary that discusses...
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A Century of Women: The History of Women in Britain and the United States in the Twentieth Century

A Century of Women: The History of Women in Britain and the United States in the Twentieth Century

Far more than a historical subcategory, women have been driving forces behind world war politics, global migration, maternal welfare, sexual revolution, and modern labor movements. In A Century of Women , renowned historian Sheila Rowbotham charts, decade by decade, the changes in...
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A Century of Women: The History of Women in Britain and the United States

A Century of Women: The History of Women in Britain and the United States

In A Century of Women one of our finest feminist historians meets the challenge that she sets for herself in her opening pages. In a compelling and readable narrative, Sheila Rowbotham charts the remarkable changes and interchanges in the lives of British and American women over the last 100...
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A Century of Women: The History of Women in Britain and the United States in the Twentieth Century

A Century of Women: The History of Women in Britain and the United States in the Twentieth Century

Far more than a historical subcategory, women have been driving forces behind world war politics, global migration, maternal welfare, sexual revolution, and modern labor movements. In A Century of Women, renowned historian Sheila Rowbotham charts, decade by decade, the changes in the lives of...
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Political Writings

Political Writings

Karl Marx was not only the great theorist of capitalism, he was also a superb journalist, politician and historian. In these brand-new editions of Marx s Political Writings we are able to see the depth and range of his mature work from 1848 through to the end of his life, from The Communist...
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Dreamers of a New Day: Women Who Invented the Twentieth Century

Dreamers of a New Day: Women Who Invented the Twentieth Century

Amid the growth of globalized trade, mass production, immigration and urban slums that dominated the period from the 1880s to the onset of the First World War, an awakening was taking place among American and British women. Across the Atlantic and across political boundaries—anarchists to...
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Political Writings (The Pelican Marx Library)

Political Writings (The Pelican Marx Library)

Karl Marx was not only the great theorist of capitalism, he was also a superb journalist, politician and historian. In these brand-new editions of Marx s Political Writings we are able to see the depth and range of his mature work from 1848 through to the end of his life, from The Communist...
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Love of Worker Bees

Love of Worker Bees

Love of Worker Bees, which first appeared in 1923, consists of a remarkable novel and two striking short stories, written by the most famous and gifted Russian woman of the twentieth century. The novel is both a moving love story and a rare graphic portrait of Russian life after the October...
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Love of Worker Bees

Love of Worker Bees

Love of Worker Bees, which first appeared in 1923, consists of a remarkable novel and two striking short stories, written by the most famous and gifted Russian woman of the twentieth century. The novel is both a moving love story and a rare graphic portrait of Russian life after the October...
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Love of Worker Bees

Love of Worker Bees

Love of Worker Bees, which first appeared in 1923, consists of a remarkable novel and two striking short stories, written by the most famous and gifted Russian woman of the twentieth century. The novel is both a moving love story and a rare graphic portrait of Russian life after the October...
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