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Three Waves of Feminism
eBook: Women and Feminism Today Feminists have historically fought for women's rights, and while feminism has changed with society over the years, feminists today still push for gender equality. Women and Feminism Today explores the history behind feminism, the effects of feminism on women and society today, and goals for the future of feminism.
eBook: The Women's Rights Movement Beginning in the nineteenth century, women in the United States and some other Western countries began to demand equal rights with men. Through public demonstrations, complaints to newspapers and congressmen, and other means, women eventually gained the right to vote and hold public office. This book examines how and why social change occurs and the lasting influence of the women's movement.
eBook: Women's Suffrage Movement This book introduces readers to the women of the suffrage movement, the defining movement for women’s rights, especially the right to vote. Readers will also learn about the inequality that still exists for women, and how they can change this injustice in the future.
eBook: Women who made Australian history The story of the many, often unsung, women who made or influenced the history of Australia. The timeline ranges from those who fought for the welfare of convicts through the political scene, the union movement, feminism, medical, scientific and many other fields.
eBook: The #MeToo Movement In October 2017 the hashtag MeToo went viral on social media and soon became a symbol of unity for women who had been sexually harassed or assaulted. This led to the launch of the #MeToo movement, a global campaign against sexual harassment--and in the process brought down hundreds of rich, powerful men. This book examines #MeToo's history, what the movement has accomplished, unexpected consequences, and where it is expected to go in the future.
eBook: How Has the #MeToo Movement Changed Society? The #MeToo movement has altered the legal and political landscape, forced businesses to reexamine their practices, and caused ripples in entertainment, education, and other areas of modern life and culture. This movement has brought hope and comfort to some, confusion and uncertainty to others. The power unleashed by this movement is likely to bring still more changes in the future.
People Power and Authority
eBooks - Ancient Rome
eBook: Ancient Rome Today's world has been largely influenced by ancient Rome as well: Democratic governments, modern literature and films, architecture and even professional football owe something of a debt to the ancient Romans.
eBook: Cause and Effect: Ancient Rome How Did Dissatisfaction with the Monarchy Give Rise to the Roman Republic? How Did Internal Conflict Destroy the Republic and Give Birth to an Empire? How Did a Persecuted Faith Become the Official Religion of Rome? How Did External Threats and Internal Decline Cause Western Rome's Demise?
eBook: Cleopatra Cleopatra VII, a Greek woman who became Egypt's last pharaoh, was arguably the most famous woman of ancient times. Smart, resourceful, and bold, she sought world domination by allying herself with two of the three strongest Roman men of her day--Julius Caesar and Mark Antony. Her downfall came at the hands of the third most powerful Roman--Octavian, who would later become Augustus, the first Roman emperor.
Indigenous Rights and Freedoms