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Herstory : women who changed the world

Author: Ruth Ashby; Deborah Gore Ohrn
Publisher: New York : Viking, 1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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120 biographical sketches of such women as Artemisia Gentileschi, Fanny Farmer, the Trung sisters, and Rigoberta Menchú, presented in "one book that describes the world 'as if women mattered.'"
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Genre/Form: Young adult nonfiction
Biography
History
Biographies
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Herstory.
New York : Viking, 1995
(OCoLC)604961714
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ruth Ashby; Deborah Gore Ohrn
ISBN: 0670854344 9780670854349
OCLC Number: 32514772
Description: xv, 304 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
Contents: Queen Hatshepsut --
Sappho --
Aspasia --
Cleopatra --
The Trung sisters --
Boudica --
Hypatia --
Empress Theodora --
Wu Chao --
Murasaki Shikibu --
Sultana Razia --
Christine de Pizan --
Joan of Arc --
Queen Isabella I --
La Malinche --
Catherine de Médicis --
Queen Elizabeth I --
Mary Queen of Scots --
Artemisia Gentileschi --
Judith Leyster --
Sor Juana Ines de la Cruz --
Catherine the Great --
Mary Wollstonecraft --
Deborah Sampson --
Jane Austen --
Emma Willard --
Sacajawea --
Sarah Grimké and Angelina Grimké --
La Pola --
Sojourner Truth --
Catharine Beecher --
Dorothea Dix --
Margaret Fuller --
Harriet Beecher Stowe --
Harriet Tubman --
Elizabeth Cady Stanton --
Charlotte Brontë and Emily Brontë --
Maria Mitchell --
Clara Schumann --
Queen Victoria --
Susan B. Anthony --
Florence Nightingale --
Elizabeth Blackwell --
Clara Barton --
Antoinette Brown Blackwell --
Mary Harris "Mother" Jones --
Lakshmi Bai --
Emily Dickinson --
Louisa May Alcott --
Tz'u-hsi --
Queen Liliuokalani --
Sarah Bernhardt --
Mary Cassatt --
Sarah Winnemucca --
Carry Nation --
Louisa Lawson --
Olive Schreiner --
Fannie Farmer --
Charlotte Perkins Gilman --
Jane Addams --
Ida B. Wells --
Beatrix Potter --
Marie Curie --
Sophia Hayden --
Alexandra David-Neel --
Emma Goldman --
Rosa Luxemburg --
Maria Montessori --
Alexandra Kollontai --
Qiu Jin --
Mary McLeod Bethune --
Huda Shaarawi --
Margaret Sanger --
Helen Keller --
Anna Pavlova --
Virginia Woolf --
Rose Schneiderman --
Gabrielle "Coco" Chanel --
Eleanor Roosevelt --
Georgia O'Keeffe --
Gabriela Mistral --
Ichikawa Fusae --
Bessie Smith --
Martha Graham --
Marian Anderson --
Amelia Earhart --
Golda Meir --
Zora Neale Hurston --
Margaret Mead --
Margaret Bourke-White --
Greta Garbo --
Frida Kahlo --
Rachel Carson --
Simone de Beauvoir --
Mother Teresa --
Mildred "Babe" Didrikson --
Mary Leakey --
Indira Gandhi --
Jessie Lopez De La Cruz --
Eva Perón --
Betty Friedan --
Diane Arbus --
Shirley Chisholm --
Margaret Thatcher --
Nguyen Thi Binh --
Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis --
Violeta Chamorro --
Toni Morrison --
Corazon Aquino --
Barbara Jordan --
Valentina Tereshkova --
Marian Wright Edelman --
Wilma Rudolph --
Billie Jean King --
Mairead Corrigan and Betty Williams --
Antonia Novello --
Aung San Suu Kyi --
Wilma Mankiller --
Eka Esu-Williams --
Rigoberta Menchú.
Responsibility: edited by Ruth Ashby and Deborah Gore Ohrn ; introduction by Gloria Steinem.

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120 biographical sketches of such women as Artemisia Gentileschi, Fanny Farmer, the Trung sisters, and Rigoberta Menchú, presented in "one book that describes the world 'as if women mattered.'"

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