The Social Sex

The Social Sex

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From historian and acclaimed feminist author of How the French Invented Love and A History of the Wife comes this rich, multifaceted history of the evolution of female friendship.

In today’s culture, the bonds of female friendship are taken as a given. But only a few centuries ago, the idea of female friendship was completely unacknowledged, even pooh-poohed. Only men, the reasoning went, had the emotional and intellectual depth to develop and sustain these meaningful… (more)

Editorial reviews (2 reviews)

For those who may view women as natural adversaries or believe that reality TV cat fights and mean-girl antagonists are the norm, this book provides a compelling counter-narrative.

It’s disappointing that even when it arrives at the 20th century, “The Social Sex” is heavily biased in favor of the stories of rich, educated white women.

Book Details  

Publisher: Harper Perennial (September 22, 2015)

Format: EPUB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

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