"A Short History of Women by John Langdon Davies"
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John Eric Langdon-Davies (1897-1971) was an author and journalist. He worked as a war correspondant for the News Chronicle during the Spanish Civil War, and wrote several books based on his experiences of that conflict.

His book A Short History of Women, which discusses the differing perceptions of women at different stages in human history, was published in 1927.