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The International dictionary of women"s biography

by Jennifer S. Uglow

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Published by Continuum, Macmillan in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Women -- Biography -- Dictionaries

  • Edition Notes

    Previously published as: The Macmillan dictionary of women"s biography.

    Other titlesDictionary of women"s biography
    Statementcompiler and editor, Jennifer S. Uglow ; assistant editor (for science, mathematics and medicine) Frances Hinton.
    ContributionsUglow, Jennifer S., Hinton, Frances.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsCT3202 .I57 1982
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 534 p. :
    Number of Pages534
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3487789M
    ISBN 100826401929
    LC Control Number82007417

      In honor of International Women’s Day, Women’s History Month, and all women everywhere, we asked the all-volunteer staff at VIDA to tell us about the books that changed their lives. Ranging from educational to empowering, these titles celebrate and interrogate femininity, humanity, and the act of writing. Explore our list of Women's Biography Books at Barnes & Noble®. Receive FREE shipping with your Barnes & Noble Membership. Due to COVID, orders may be delayed.

    The inner courtyard: Stories by Indian women, ed by Lakshmi Holmstrom. Camden Town, London, Virago Press. Ref. CT I57 The International Dictionary of Women's Biography. New York, continuum, MacMillan JX1 C6 (Bound periodical, UTC) Jacobson, Doranne. "Indian Women in the process of development" Journal of International. The Hutchinson Dictionary of Ideas (p) International Dictionary of Women's Biography (p) Makers of 19th Century Culture: (p.9) Concise Dictionary of American Biography (p) Twentieth Century Dictionary of Christian Biography (p) Who's Who in Modern History, (p) Encyclopaedia Britannica 11th Edition (vol.2, p

    Books shelved as historical-women-nonfiction: Edwardian Lady: Life of Edith Holden by Ina Taylor, Wild Swans: Three Daughters of China by Jung Chang, Lad. Significance. Notable American Women was the first major modern reference book of women's biographies, although the genre was common in earlier eras, such as the A Biographical Dictionary of the Celebrated Women Of Every Age and Country by Matilda Betham. It appeared when Women's studies in U.S. universities had created great interest in understanding women's past.


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