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Women into the unknown : a sourcebook on women explorers and travelers

Author: Marion Tinling
Publisher: New York : Greenwood Press, 1989.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Biographies
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Marion Tinling
ISBN: 0313253285 9780313253287
OCLC Number: 18069780
Description: xxvi, 356 p. : maps ; 25 cm.
Contents: Harriet Chalmers Adams : in the steps of Columbus --
Delia Denning Akeley : lions and Pygmies of Africa --
Lucy Atkinson : motherhood on Siberian steppes --
Florence von Sass Baker : to the Nile source --
Daisy Bates : Australia's Aborigines --
Gertrude Bell : Persian treasures --
Isabella Lucy Bird Bishop : a Victorian around the world --
Lady Anne Blunt : Arabian men and horses --
Margaret Bourke-White : world-class photojournalist --
Louise Arner Boyd : on arctic shores --
Mildred Cable, Evangeline French, and Francesca French : three in the Gobi Desert --
Lucy Evelyn Cheesman : entomologist in the South seas --
Violet Cressy-Marcks : roaming the Andes and China --
Alexandra David-Neel : to Lhasa in disguise. Lady Florence Dixie : from Patagonia to Africa --
Christina Dodwell : Africa, New Guinea, and China --
Marika Hanbury-Tenison : native cultures of Brazil and Indonesia --
Marguerite Baker Harrison : imprisoned in Russia --
Elspeth Josceline Huxley : of men and animals in Africa --
Osa Leighty Johnson : photographing African wildlife --
Mary Kingsley : a long skirt in West Africa --
Agnes Smith Lewis and Margaret Smith Gibson : scholar adventures in the Sinai --
Ella Maillart : crossing Central China --
Elizabeth Sarah Mazuchelli : Himalayan adventure --
Ynes Mexia : plant collecting in South America --
Dervla Murphy : wheels and donkeys in many lands --
Blair Niles : the Far East and South America. Marianne North : flowers of the world --
Annie Smith Peck : South American summits --
Dame Margery Freda Perham : colonial Africa --
Ida Reyer Pfeiffer : twice around the world --
Susie Carson Rijnhart : tragedy in Tibet --
Anne Newport Royall : early American travel --
Grace Gallatin Thompson Seton : a feminist abroad --
May French Sheldon : Sultans in East Africa --
Dame Freya Madeline Stark : Ionian quest --
Carrie Adell Strahorn : stagecoaches in the American West --
Anna Louise Strong : journey into communism --
Ella Constance Sykes : sidesaddle through Persia --
Elizabeth Marshall Thomas : among primitive Africans --
Alexine Tinne : exploring the Nile --
Fanny Bullock Workman : Himalayan climbs.
Responsibility: Marion Tinling.
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