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The Ascent of Woman
Ep: 2 "Separation"
In this acclaimed four-part documentary series, Dr. Amanda Foreman charts the changing role of women from the dawn of civilization to the modern day. Travelling around the world, the historian/biographer uncovers stories of extraordinary women who created their own routes to power, examines the uneven trajectory of women's status in both the Eastern and Western worlds, and looks at the role of women in revolutions that have transformed the modern world, from political uprisings to reproductive rights.
Episodes
Ep 1
Civilisation
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Ep 2
Separation
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Ep 3
Power
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Ep 4
Revolution
Watch Until May 9, 8:00pm
Civilisation
Dr. Amanda Foreman explores how early civilizations dealt with the status of women. (1 of 4)
Separation
Travelling to Vietnam, China and Japan, Dr. Foreman explores the role of women in Asia under the religions of Confucianism and Buddhism. (2 of 4)
Power
Dr. Foreman travels to Istanbul, Germany, Paris and Delhi to explore the stories of women behind some of the most powerful empires of the Middle Ages. (3 of 4)
Revolution
Dr. Foreman looks at the role of women in revolutions that have transformed the modern world: from political uprisings to reproductive rights. (4 of 4)