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This classic piece of work is the original required reading for anyone who believes in the equality of the sexes.
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In The Second Sex, Simone de Beauvoir posed questions many men, and women, had yet to ponder when the book was released in 1953. "One wonders if women still exist, if they will always exist, whether or not it is desirable that they should..." she says in this comprehensive treatise on women. She weaves together history, philosophy, economics, biology and a host of other disciplines to show women's place in the world and to postulate on the power of sexuality. This is a powerful piece of writing in a time before "feminism" was even a phrase, much less a movement. --Christine ButteryReview:
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Book Description Penguin. PAPERBACK. Condition: New. 0140034633 New Condition. Seller Inventory # NEW7.0960632
Book Description Penguin., 1972. Paperback. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P110140034633
Book Description Penguin, 1972. Paperback. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0140034633