During this compelling, strong e-book, hugely revered author and commentator Jack Holland units out to reply to a frightening query: how do you clarify the oppression and brutalization of part the world's inhabitants by means of the opposite part, all through historical past? the outcome takes the reader on an eye-opening trip via centuries, continents and civilizations because it appears at either historic and modern attitudes to girls. Encompassing the Church, witch hunts, sexual thought, Nazism and pro-life campaigners, we arrive at brand new constructing international, the place ladies are more and more and disproportionately in danger as a result of radicalised spiritual trust, famine, conflict and affliction. Well-informed and researched, hugely readable and thought-provoking, this is often no superseded feminist polemic: it is a refreshingly ordinary research into an old, pervasive and enduring injustice. It offers with the basics of human lifestyles -- intercourse, love, violence -- that experience formed the lives of people all through historical past. the reply? it is time to realize that the therapy of girls quantities to not anything below an abuse of human rights on an unthinkable scale. a short background of Misogyny is a crucial and well timed ebook that may make a lasting contribution to the efforts to enhance these rights in the course of the international.

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