“The first deviation from this norm occurs when a woman is born instead of a man. Therefore, femininity should be considered a natural deformation”


Why do we not know the history of women? The Missing Half of History by Anna Kowalczyk is a book that changes the way people think about Polish history and its unknown heroines. Illustrations were prepared by Marta Frej.

What percentage of history textbooks are occupied by descriptions of battles and wars, and how much space is there for the history of private, social and economic life? Where are all the women who were living here before us? Why do we know almost nothing about them? And is there really, nothing to talk about?