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They Didn't See Us Coming: The Hidden History of Feminism in the Nineties They Didn t See Us Coming was an awesome feminist text that highlighted the various feminist movements that appeared at the dawn of the digital age in the 1990s Written by Lisa Levenstein, this book was a short manifesto of some of the many achievements and issues within the feminist movement as a whole, and how they began to create the feminism that we have today I found a lot of the book to be quite interesting and full of some awesome facts, supported by a lengthy, trustworthy bibliography They Didn t See Us Coming was an awesome feminist text that highlighted the various feminist movements that appeared at the dawn of the digital age in the 1990s Written by Lisa Levenstein, this book was a short manifesto of some of the many achievements and issues within the feminist movement as a whole, and how they began to create the feminism that we have today I found a lot of the book to be quite interesting and full of some awesome facts, supported by a lengthy, trustworthy bibliography However, I struggled a lot with the style of writing There was nothing particularly wrong with it it wasn t too dense or too vague, but I believed it lacked a lot of the depth that I would have liked to have seen I feel as though this could have been an astounding read if it went deeper into the topics it discussed, and analysed them further Instead, this wasof a recount, which went against what I had expected for the book I also wish that it had been longer to allow for thisin depth analysis and discussion of the movement especially about the issues related to the lack of intersectionality and racism within the movement Overall, I would recommend this book, but do keep those things in mind when reading From The Declaration Of The Year Of The Woman To The Televising Of Anita Hill S Testimony, From Bitch Magazine To SisterSong S Demands For Reproductive Justice The S Saw The Birth Of Some Of The Most Lasting Aspects Of Contemporary Feminism Historian Lisa Levenstein Tracks This Time Of Intense And International Coalition Building, One That Centered On The Growing Influence Of Lesbians, Women Of Color, And Activists From The Global South Their Work Laid The Foundation For The Feminist Energy Seen In Today S Movements, Including The Women S March And MeToo CampaignsA Revisionist History Of The Origins Of Contemporary Feminism, They Didn T See Us Coming Shows How Women On The Margins Built A Movement At The Dawn Of The Digital Age I really enjoyed this book I found it interesting and informative The book would be great for anyone interested in the feminist movement at that time, with resources to continue your education on the topic Took me back to my college years when emailing and the internet were the new frontier and how they were used in movement I found the History of how white feminism tried to lead the agenda of the feminist movement in the USA and how black feminists took on that fight and where heard thought I really enjoyed this book I found it interesting and informative The book would be great for anyone interested in the feminist movement at that time, with resources to continue your education on the topic Took me back to my college years when emailing and the internet were the new frontier and how they were used in movement I found the History of how white feminism tried to lead the agenda of the feminist movement in the USA and how black feminists took on that fight and where heard thought provoking Then bringing us right into the feminists movement of today and how it links with 90s feminism.I recommend this book if you have a interest in feminism, history and society A wonderful feminist read A little sad to see that we ve been fighting forthan a decade for our rights The feelings and the life of the movement that started it all has been captured well by the author The Lisa s words givethan hope and is confident Thank you NetGalley, author and publisher for this ARC This review is my own and is not influenced in any way I Enjoyed everything about this book there was nothing I didn t like about the book I Like the story that was being told I Like the setting,the writing style,the plot,the plot twists and the characters in the book were amazing.I would reread this again.I also like the concept of the book.I Would recommend this book to anyone. If you enjoy learning about feminism and history, you will love this book A primer on the feminist rise in the 90s, Lisa Levenstein tackles specific topics and how they relate to feminism, such as the dawn of the online era, economics, the environment, and the conferences and groups of feminists that brought us to where we are today It was an interesting and in depth look at some of the most pivotal feminist figures of that decade However, I frequently found myself struggling to bond with the If you enjoy learning about feminism and history, you will love this book A primer on the feminist rise in the 90s, Lisa Levenstein tackles specific topics and how they relate to feminism, such as the dawn of the online era, economics, the environment, and the conferences and groups of feminists that brought us to where we are today It was an interesting and in depth look at some of the most pivotal feminist figures of that decade However, I frequently found myself struggling to bond with the material I received this book from Netgalley in exchange for an honest and unbiased review, and I must say that I still feel this book could use some serious editing There are several repeats of information due to the structure, and sometimes I felt as if we were going far too deep into the background of particular figures, and not deep enough into the topics she was discussing This book is clearly a well researched work, but I would classify it aseducational and professorial than energizing and vividly interesting Maybe I was deceived by the cover in thinking this would be an invigorating read, but I think this work would besuited and a fabulous choice for college classes to read on the subject, All in all, this book is chock full of vital information, I just did not enjoy the way it was presented

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