By Erika A. Kuhlman
With the explosion of women's experiences at each point of schooling, there's an expanding want for a finished source that recognizes their awesome contributions. A to Z of ladies in global historical past is a one-volume encyclopedic connection with these amazing girls from all over the world who've made their mark in each department of feat. greater than 260 vigorous, unique, and engrossing entries are grouped by means of each one woman's declare to reputation. each one in-depth essay contains assets for additional examining. 3 lists of entries - alphabetically through topic identify, chronologically, and geographically - make sure that info should be simply came across. Profiles contain: Hypatia (ca. 370-415): Alexandrian mathematician and astronomer; Anna Comnena (1083-1148): Byzantine princess and historian; Peggy Guggenhelm (1898-1979): American philanthropist and artwork customer; Ana Figueroa (1908-1970): Chilean feminist and educator; Sonja Henle (1912-1969): Norwegian Olympic gold medal skater; Zheng Xlaoying (1929-present): chinese language conductor; Oriana Fallaci (1930-present): Italian political journalist; Wangarl Muta Maathal (1940-present): Kenyan biologist and environmentalist.
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