Great Lives From History

Great Lives From History

American Women Series

Book - 1995
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The sixth set in an ongoing series providing coverage of the lives, careers, and achievements of historically significant individuals from antiquity to the present. The present set is the first to focus specifically on the achievements and accomplishments of women. It includes 408 articles that average 2,000 words in length on women whose lives had a distinct impact on North American society and culture. Their areas of achievement include architecture, business, diplomacy, education, literature, medicine, music, politics, religion, science, social reform, theater and entertainment, and women's rights. The span of time covered ranges from early figures such as colonial poet Anne Bradstreet and explorer Sacagawea of the Lewis and Clark expedition to contemporaries such as Nobel Prize-winning author Toni Morrison and Cherokee leader Wilma Mankiller. Annotation copyright Book News, Inc. Portland, Or.

Publisher: Pasadena, Calif. : Salem Press, c1995
ISBN: 0893568929 (set : alk. paper)
Branch Call Number: R920.073 GRE v. 1
Characteristics: 5 v. (xv, 1961 p.) ; 24 cm

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