The Sexes in Science and History (Barnes & Noble Digital Library): An Inquiry into the Dogma of Woman's Inferiority to Man

The Sexes in Science and History (Barnes & Noble Digital Library): An Inquiry into the Dogma of Woman's Inferiority to Man

by Eliza Burt Gamble
     
 

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In this 1916 revision of 1893’s The Evolution of Woman, the author asserts that “the female organism is in no wise inferior to that of the male” (even implying women are superior to men, a fact she thinks Darwin covered up). Drawing on contemporary biological and sociological thought, she bolsters her argument with evidence from

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In this 1916 revision of 1893’s The Evolution of Woman, the author asserts that “the female organism is in no wise inferior to that of the male” (even implying women are superior to men, a fact she thinks Darwin covered up). Drawing on contemporary biological and sociological thought, she bolsters her argument with evidence from prehistory, ancient history, and the Renaissance.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781411462960
Publisher:
Barnes & Noble
Publication date:
10/04/2011
Series:
Barnes & Noble Digital Library
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
426
File size:
2 MB

Meet the Author


Eliza Burt Gamble (1841-1920) grew up in Michigan and lived in St. Paul, Minnesota and Detroit. A feminist, socialist, and supporter of women’s right to vote, she took exception to Darwinian views on gender, responding to The Descent of Man with The Evolution of Woman (1893). Her other writings include The God-Idea of the Ancients (1897).

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