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Scholastic encyclopedia of women in the United States

Author: Sheila Keenan
Publisher: New York : Scholastic Reference, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : English : 1st rev. ed
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Contains biographical sketches of more than 250 women who have helped shape American history from the 1500s to the present day, ranging from Abigail Adams to Christie Todd Whitman, in a completely revised and updated edition published to coincide with Women's History Month.
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Genre/Form: Encyclopedias
History
Juvenile works
Encyclopedias, Juvenile
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sheila Keenan
ISBN: 0590051245 9780590051248
OCLC Number: 49039593
Description: 206 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: First American women: 1500s through the 1700s --
Growth and conflict: 1800 through the 1880s --
Rights of women: 1890s through the 1920s --
Hard times, tough choices: 1930s and 1940s --
American dream: 1950s and 1960s --
Woman power!: 1970s through the 2000s.
Other Titles: Encyclopedia of women in the United States
Women in the United States
Responsibility: Sheila Keenan.

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This updated classic reference on notable women includes new biographical entries and photos of key figures such as Madeline Albright, Michelle Kwan, Julia Roberts, and Martha Stewart, and updated  Read more...

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