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The Ascent of Woman

Dr Amanda Foreman uncovers stories of women that have made and changed human history from 10,000 BC to the present day.

Show Info

Network: United Kingdom BBC Two (2015 - 2015)
Schedule: Wednesdays at 21:00 (60 min)
Status: Ended
Show Type: Documentary
Genres: History
Episodes ordered: 4 episodes

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Episode 1x04; Sep 23, 2015

In this final film, Dr Amanda Foreman looks at the role of women in revolutions that have transformed the modern world, from political uprisings to reproductive rights. Amanda discovers, through women like campaigner and writer Olympe De Gouges, that

Previous Episodes

Episode NameAirdateTrailer
1x04: RevolutionSep 23, 2015
1x03: PowerSep 16, 2015
1x02: SeparationSep 9, 2015
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