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Author Murray, Jenni, author.

Title A history of the world in 21 women : a personal selection / Jenni Murray.

Publication Info. London : Oneworld, 2018.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Allendale Branch Non-Fiction    305.4209 MUR    Available
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 3rd Floor    305.4209 MUR    DUE 12-26-19
1 copy being processed for PAS Central Library On Order.
1 copy being processed for PAS Allendale Branch On Order.
Description vi, 298 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 293-297).
Contents Pharaoh Hatsheput -- Joan of Arc -- Isabella of Castile -- Artemisia Gentileschi -- Catherine the Great -- Clara Schumann -- Dowager Empress Cixi -- Marie Curie -- Coco Chanel -- Golda Meir -- Frida Kahlo -- Sirimavo Bandaranaike -- Toni Morrison -- Margaret Eleanor Atwood -- Wangari Maathai -- Hillary Rodham Clinton -- Benazir Bhutto -- Angela Merkel -- Madonna Louise Ciccone -- Anna Politkovskaya -- Cathy Freeman.
Summary They led while others followed. They stood up and spoke out when no one else would. They broke the mould in art, music and literature. Each of them fought, in their own way, for change. Encompassing artists, politicians, activists, reporters and heads of state from past and present, A History of the World in 21 Women celebrates the lives, struggles and achievements of women who have had a profound impact on the shaping of our world. Jenni's 21 are: Joan of Arc, Artemesia Gentileschi, Angela Merkel, Benazir Bhutto, Hillary Clinton, Coco Chanel, Empress Dowager Cixi, Catherine the Great, Clara Schumann, Hatshepsut, Wangari Maathai, Golda Meir, Frida Kahlo, Toni Morrison, Margaret Atwood, Isabella of Castile, Cathy Freeman, Anna Politokovskaya, Sirimavo Bandaranaike, Madonna and Marie Curie.
Subject World history.
Women -- History.
Added Title History of the world in twenty-one women : a personal selection
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