This book is a comprehensive study of rape throughout history, examining its use as a tool of domination and control, and its societal implications. The author argues that rape is not about sex but about power, and that it is a pervasive issue deeply ingrained in society's patriarchal structures. The book also explores the legal and cultural attitudes towards rape, highlighting the need for change in societal perception and response to this crime.
The 1261st greatest book of all time
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This book is on the following lists:
- The New York Public Library's Books of the Century (New York Public Library)
- 500 Great Books by Women (Book)