The Trouble With Women

The Trouble With Women

Non-Fiction, Humour, Cartoons & Characters
Hardback Published on: 18/02/2016
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The Trouble With Women
Sarcasm At Its Finest
This is a wonderful little book that addresses the issue of why women have been left out of the history books. Focusing mainly on science, maths and art, ... READ MORE
Sian, Bookseller at Cambridge
The Trouble With Women
Absolutely spot on commentary on women being erased from history, also hysterically funny. KM. Bury St Edmunds
The Trouble With Women
For sharing
I was laughing out loud reading this book of cartoons. Witty and satirical for many it will be therepy, too. Its a book you have to share and show friends,... READ MORE
Ysemay Frampton
The Trouble With Women
Joyfully snarky
A spot-on satire of the neglect of women in history books that never fails to be hilarious while staying perfectly on point.
Kate at Cork


CAN WOMEN BE GENIUSES? OR ARE THEIR ARMS TOO SHORT? WHY DID WE ONLY LEARN ABOUT THREE WOMEN AT SCHOOL? WHAT WERE ALL THE OTHERS DOING? The Trouble With Women does for girls what 1066 and All That did for boys: it reminds us of what we were taught about women in history lessons at school, which is to say, not a lot. A brilliantly witty book of cartoons, it reveals some of our greatest thinkers' baffling theories about women. We learn that even Charles Darwin, long celebrated for his open, objective scientific mind, believed that women would never achieve anything important, because of their smaller brains. Get ready to laugh, wince and rescue forgotten women from the 'dustbin of history', whilst keeping a close eye out for tell-tale 'genius hair'. You will never look at history in the same way again.

"There isn’t a man, woman or child who wouldn’t benefit from spending time with this" - Sunday Times

  • Publisher: Vintage Publishing
  • ISBN: 9781910931097
  • Number of pages: 128
  • Weight: 290g
  • Dimensions: 193 x 137 x 15 mm

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The Trouble With Women
very witty herstory, showing why sexism is really ridiculous
Finally, I know where I went wrong: “You see how pretty Emmy Noether was before she damaged her prospects with too much algebra”. So, it is not too much g... READ MORE
Rosemary Standeven