[PDF/EBOOK] Goddesses Whores Wives and Slaves Women in Classical Antiuity ☆ Sarah B. Pomeroy



10 thoughts on “Goddesses Whores Wives and Slaves Women in Classical Antiuity

  1. says:

    4 StarsMy last couple of forays into non fiction historical writing have been kind of disappointing three star a

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    An informative book but Pomeroy's feminism shines through so much that I have no faith in her objectivity Combined with the age of this book I'd advise everyone to look at Pomeroy's assertions with a highly critical eye

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    Wide ranging interesting and provocative this was marred by lackluster prose projection of modern viewpoints and long uotations out of place i

  4. says:

    I finally had the chance of reading and finishing this book and I loved it This book is amazing and I love how detailed and accurate it is The author is an academic so all of her work is based on historical sources which for me as his

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    Short but pretty densely packed with information and yet still pleasant to read I'm sure armchair historians will uibble with the work but let 'em where's their book I found the book to be well researched well sourced and well reasoned There were some leaps and assumptions but that goes with the territory I would have liked another 100 200 pages of this book but I enjoyed what was there

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    I'm not convinced by all the arguments raise

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    I found that I couldn't focus well on this book It isn't very academic because it treats a lot of assumptions about the classical world as fact This is a common problem with the uestion of women in the ancient world as remaining lit

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    occasionally i feel a twinge of guilt for not doing any women in antiuity classes not that there were many in undergrad and

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    I read this book because I am a feminist a Latin teacher and a lover of anything about the ancient world Clearly this book is well deserving of its secure place on college curricula and is a fantastic sourcebook I learned so much often about areas of the ancient world I didn't even know I didn't know about The writing style is direct and o

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    One of my absolute favorite books from college Note that the list of types in the title is also a ranking In many ways it was better to be a wh

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Greece and Rome has hardly been challenged Mary Beard Times Literary Supplement Illustration I read this book because I am a feminist a Latin teacher and a lover of anything about the ancient world Clearly this book is well deserving of its secure place on college curricula and is a fantastic sourcebook I learned so much often about areas of the ancient world I didn t even know I didn t know about The writing style is direct and organized and I underlined freuently because I was learning so muchThe only downside was that it wasn t exactly a page turner I get that it s hard to write page turning nonfiction especially ones that are somewhat designed as textbooks But I kept wondering if I was doing a disservice to the book by reading it front to back Maybe it would be best read as it probably is assigned in college courses a chapter here a section there based on the needs of the readerI ll continue recommending it even though it ain t no beach read

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The first general treatment of women in the ancient world to reflect the critical insights of Wide ranging interesting and provocative this was marred by lackluster prose projection of modern viewpoints and long uotations out of place in such a slender work

Free download á PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free ç Sarah B. Pomeroy

Modern feminism Though much debated its position as the basic textbook on women's history in Short but pretty densely packed with information and yet still pleasant to read I m sure armchair historians will uibble with the work but let em where s their book I found the book to be well researched well sourced and well reasoned There were some leaps and assumptions but that goes with the territory I would have liked another 100 200 pages of this book but I enjoyed what was there