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    Information on womens history is so limited and most of the time told from a male perspective. WDYT?

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    Yep, traditionally the teaching of history was all about "great men".
    This 'great man' did *this* on [insert date].
    Very sad. I love reading about 'woman's' history, I can relate to it so much more! I also love reading about significant women in history and the challenges they faced.

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    Ah yes, the conquered people have no voice.

    I find it equally sad that history is told from (for the most part) the perspective of white people - not Indigineous people.

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    Yes it's seems that only the white male perspective was important.

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    Quote Originally Posted by lozzaaa View Post
    History has generally been written by men, for men, celebrating "male" activities such as war, industry, politics...etc

    Which I think is Wrong wrong wrong...God times were crappy back then.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tam-I-Am View Post
    Ah yes, the conquered people have no voice.

    I find it equally sad that history is told from (for the most part) the perspective of white people - not Indigineous people.
    Yep, I probably should have said

    "this great white man did *this* on [insert date]"

    Apparently there was no Australian history prior to Captain Cook 'discovering' us.


 

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