eBook The Britannica Guide the World's Most Influential People Series: The 100 Most Influential Women of All Time, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1615300589
  • ISBN-13: 9781615300587
  • DDC: 920.72
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - 12th Grade
  • 376 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2010 | Published/Released March 2012
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2010
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Through the ages women have had to fight to be taken seriously, have their work accepted, and be considered the equal of men intellectually and creatively. This book tips its hat to women such as Cleopatra, Joan of Arc, Sojourner Truth, and Princess Diana, who have made their mark and forever changed the world with their contributions.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Introduction.
1: Hatshepsut.
2: Nefertiti.
3: Sappho.
4: Cleopatra.
5: Mary.
6: Hypatia.
7: Theodora.
8: Wuhou.
9: Irene.
10: Murasaki Shikibu.
11: Hildegard.
12: Eleanor of Aquitaine.
13: Margaret I.
14: Christine de Pisan.
15: Joan of Arc.
16: Mira Bai.
17: Isabella I.
18: Teresa of Ávila.
19: Mary I.
20: Catherine de Médicis.
21: Elizabeth I.
22: Artemisia Gentileschi.
23: Okuni.
24: Christina.
25: Maria Theresa.
26: Catherine II.
27: Elisabeth Vigée-Lebrun.
28: Marie-Antoinette.
29: Mary Wollstonecraft.
30: Germaine de Staël.
31: Jane Austen.
32: Sacagawea.
33: Sojourner Truth.
34: Dorothea Dix.
35: Charlotte and Emily Brontë.
36: Victoria.
37: Susan B. Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton.
38: Florence Nightingale.
39: Harriet Tubman.
40: Elizabeth Blackwell.
41: Mary Baker Eddy.
42: Cixi.
43: Mary Cassatt.
44: Sarah Bernhardt.
45: Sarah Winnemucca.
46: Emmeline and Christabel Pankhurst.
47: Jane Addams.
48: Annie Jump Cannon.
49: Marie Curie.
50: Gertrude Bell.
51: Maria Montessori.
52: Rosa Luxemburg.
53: Colette.
54: Gertrude Stein.
55: Isadora Duncan.
56: Margaret Sanger.
57: Helen Keller.
58: Marie Stopes.
59: Anna Pavlova.
60: Virginia Woolf.
61: Coco Chanel.
62: Eleanor Roosevelt.
63: Karen Horney.
64: Martha Graham.
65: Soong Mei-Ling.
66: Amelia Earhart.
67: Irène Joliot-Curie.
68: Golda Meir.
69: Marlene Dietrich.
70: Simone Weil.
71: Katherine Dunham.
72: Dorothy Crowfoot Hodgkin.
73: Mother Teresa.
74: Lucille Ball.
75: Rosa Parks.
76: Jiang Qing.
77: Elizabeth Stern.
78: Sirimavo R. D. Bandaranaike.
79: Indira Gandhi.
80: Eva Perón.
81: Rosalind Franklin.
82: Rosalyn S. Yalow.
83: Nadine Gordimer.
84: Elizabeth II.
85: Anne Frank.
86: Violeta Barrios de Chamorro.
87: Sandra Day O'connor.
88: Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf.
89: Gro Harlem Brundtland.
90: Wangari Maathai.
91: Martha Stewart.
92: Christiane Nüsslein-Volhard.
93: Billie Jean King.
94: Mary Robinson.
95: Aung San Suu Kyi.
96: Shirin Ebadi.
97: Hillary Rodham Clinton.
98: Oprah Winfrey.
99: Rigoberta Menchú.
100: Diana, Princess of Wales.
Glossary.
For Further Reading.
Index.