Margaret Mac Curtain – feminist, educator, activist, Dominican nun – has, since the 1960s, been an influential and respected commentator on Irish society. In this book of essays – the sister collection to her acclaimed Ariadne’s Thread: Writing Women into Irish History – she engages, in her uniquely insightful and frequently challenging way, with feminism, culture, Irish history and politics, mathematics, activism, spirituality and theology, education and women’s history, in essays written from the 1960s to the 2010s. In a writing style that makes the complicated accessible and elevates the local to the international, these essays shine a spotlight on both the individual and collective experiences of women and men in Irish society over many centuries.
Margaret Mac Curtain is a Dominican sister, Irish historian, writer, and educator. She is the author of Adriadne's Thread: Writing Women into Irish History.
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6 x 9, 500 pages