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Our Androcentric Culture, or the Man Made World:

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ISBN-10: 1406881295

ISBN-13: 9781406881295

Edition: 2009

Authors: Charlotte Perkins Gilman

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Social sciences; a look at the family, marriage, sex and gender and the roles of men and women within those.
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List price: $9.90
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Lightning Source Inc
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 100
Language: English

Charlotte Perkins Gilman was born in 1860 in Hartford, Conn. Her traumatic childhood led to depression and to her eventual suicide. Gilman's father abandoned the family when she was a child and her mother, who was not an affectionate woman, recruited relatives to help raise her children. Among these relatives was Harriet Beecher Stowe, the author of Uncle Tom's Cabin. Due to her family situation, Gilman learned independence, but also became alienated from her many female relatives. Gilman married in 1884 and was soon diagnosed with depression. She was prescribed bed rest, which only seemed to aggravate her condition and she eventually divorced her husband, fearing that marriage was partly…