Living Biographies of Famous Women

Living Biographies of Famous Women

Downloadable Audiobook - 2012
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Though held in subjection for thousands of years, the female half of the human race has presented an epic of achievement no less brilliant than that of men. This volume of Living Biographies of Famous Women presents a group of human personages who can, with dignity and without apology, take their place side by side with their masculine peers. Each of the individuals featured in this book played an important role in history. Their accomplishments span a wide range of fields, from the literary and the political to the medical. They include Cleopatra, Theodora, Joan of Arc, Mary, Queen of Scots, Queen Christina, Madame de Maintenon, Charlotte Bronte, George Eliot, Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Florence Nightingale, Susan B. Anthony, Frances E. Willard, Catherine Breshkovsky, Sarah Bernhardt, Isadora Duncan, Ernestine Schumann-Heink, Jane Addams, Evangeline Booth, Helen Keller, and Madame Chiang Kai-shek.
Publisher: [Ashland, Or.] : Blackstone Audio, 2012, 2006
Edition: Unabridged
ISBN: 9781455101542
Characteristics: digital
1 sound file (9 hr., 55 min.) : digital
Notes: Title from title screen (viewed September 13, 2012)
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Despite efforts to minimize their accomplishments, women have overcome obstacles and have made significant contributions to such fields as literature, politics and medicine. This audiobook will introduce you to these historical leaders.

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