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9781578596362

The American women's almanac : 500 years of making history

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"The most complete and affordable single-volume reference on women's history available today, this almanac is a unique and valuable resource devoted to illustrating the moving and often lost history of women in America. A fascinating mix of biographies, little-known or misunderstood historical facts, enlightening essays on significant legislation and movements, this book also contains numerous photographs and illustrations. Honoring and celebrating the vital role of women in American history, this fascinating tome provides insights on the long-ignored influence, inspiration, and impact of women on U.S. society and culture. The most illustrious figures, as well as less-known stars, are illuminated, including Louisa May Alcott, Susan B. Anthony, Clara Barton, Mary McCleod Bethune, Nellie Bly, Amelia Earhart, Jessie Benton Fremont, Marguerite Higgins, Grace Hopper, Julia Ward Howe, Harriet Jacobs, Barbara Jordan, Julie Krone, Juliette Gordon Lowe, Dolley Madison, Lynn Nottage, Pocahontas, Jeanette Rankin, Sally Ride, Bernice Sandler, and approximately 350 others"--

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Victor Farmington Library 305.40 FEL (Text)
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  • ISBN: 9781578596362
  • Physical Description: pages cm
  • Publisher: Detroit : Visible Ink, [2019]

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"The most complete and affordable single-volume reference on women's history available today, this almanac is a unique and valuable resource devoted to illustrating the moving and often lost history of women in America. A fascinating mix of biographies, little-known or misunderstood historical facts, enlightening essays on significant legislation and movements, this book also contains numerous photographs and illustrations. Honoring and celebrating the vital role of women in American history, this fascinating tome provides insights on the long-ignored influence, inspiration, and impact of women on U.S. society and culture. The most illustrious figures, as well as less-known stars, are illuminated, including Louisa May Alcott, Susan B. Anthony, Clara Barton, Mary McCleod Bethune, Nellie Bly, Amelia Earhart, Jessie Benton Fremont, Marguerite Higgins, Grace Hopper, Julia Ward Howe, Harriet Jacobs, Barbara Jordan, Julie Krone, Juliette Gordon Lowe, Dolley Madison, Lynn Nottage, Pocahontas, Jeanette Rankin, Sally Ride, Bernice Sandler, and approximately 350 others"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Women > United States > History.


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