Difficult Women : A History of Feminism in 11 Fights


by Lewis, Helen

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by Lewis, Helen | Humanities
Published 04/03/2021 by Vintage Publishing (Vintage) in the United Kingdom
Paperback | 368 pages

Well-behaved women don’t make history: difficult women do. Strikers in saris. Bomb-throwing suffragettes.

The pioneer of the refuge movement who became a men’s rights activist. Forget feel-good heroines: meet the feminist trailblazers who have been airbrushed from history for being ‘difficult’ – and discover how they made a difference. Here are their stories in all their shocking, funny and unvarnished glory.

‘This is the antidote to saccharine you-go-girl fluff. Effortlessly erudite and funny’ Caroline Criado-Perez ‘Compulsive, rigorous, unforgettable, hilarious and devastating’ Hadley Freeman