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Famous American Women by
From Pocahontas to Twyla Tharp, this invaluable reference documents the lives and careers of 1035 distinguished American women in biographical entries of about 400 words. Among them are artists, abolitionists, athletes, poets, businesswomen, diplomats, lawyers, First Ladies, feminists, reformers, teachers, missionaries, doctors, patriots, politicians, singers and socialites. Indices.
Cool Women by
Brief biographical sketches of important women from many cultures throughout history highlight their unique qualities and achievements.
With impeccable scholarship that draws on newly available sources and research into the daily lives of slaves, "Harriet Tubman" is an enduring work on one of the most important figures in American history.
Elizabeth Cady Stanton by
The historian Lori D. Ginzberg narrates the life of a woman of great charm, enormous appetite, and extraordinary intellectual gifts who turned the limitations placed on women like herself into a universal philosophy of equal rights.