Top 10 Books about the History of the Women’s Movement

Without a doubt, the feminist movement came a long way since its beginning. Many feminist history books chronicled the progress and covered the movement in detail.

So, this is a list of top ten feminist history books (according to Goodreads).

1. A Room of One’s Own. Author: Virginia Woolf.

2. The Riot Grrrl Collection. Author: Lisa Darms.

3. Girls to the Front: The True Story of the Riot Grrrl Revolution. Author: Sara Marcus.

4. A Strange Stirring: The Feminine Mystique & American Women at the Dawn of the 1960s. Author: Stephanie Coontz.

5. A Vindication of the Rights of Woman. Author: Mary Wollstonecraft.

6. Hunger Makes Me a Modern Girl. Author: Carrie Brownstein.

7. The Story of Jane: The Legendary Underground Feminist Abortion Service. Author: Laura Kaplan.

8. When Everything Changed: The Amazing Journey of American Women from 1960 to the Present. Author: Gail Collins.

9. For Her Own Good: Two Centuries of the Experts’ Advice to Women. Author: Barbara Ehrenreich

10. The World Split Open: How the Modern Women’s’ Movement Changed America. Author: Ruth Rosen.

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