Modern Women: 52 Pioneers

byKira Cochrane

Hardcover | March 2, 2017

Modern Women: 52 Pioneers by Kira Cochrane
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Modern Womenis a celebration of some of the- influential and inspiring women who have changed the world through their lives, work and actions. From suffragettes to scientists, activists to artists, politicians to pilots and writers to riot grrrls, the women included have all paved the way for gender equality in their own indomitable way.
Find out about extraordinary women including writer and teacher Maya Angelou, computer scientist Ada Lovelace, abolitionist Harriet Tubman, film star Katharine Hepburn and pioneering musician Björk. Their lives also enable bigger stories to be told: the suffrage movement with Sophia Duleep Singh; the civil rights struggle and Audre Lorde; advances in science made by Rosalind Franklin; the push for artistic freedom in the work of Frida Kahlo and Louise Bourgeois; and the importance of equality in all sections of society advocated by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie.
Kira Cochrane is Opinion Editor of theGuardian, and was previously a features writer for the paper, and women's editor from 2006-2010. She is author of the novels The Naked Season andEscape Routes for Beginners, edited the anthologyWomen of the Revolution, and co-editedCupcakes and Kalashnikovs, as well as writing the short bookAll the...
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Title:Modern Women: 52 PioneersFormat:HardcoverProduct dimensions:240 pages, 8.5 X 7 X 1 inShipping dimensions:240 pages, 8.5 X 7 X 1 inPublished:March 2, 2017Publisher:Frances Lincoln AdultLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0711237891

ISBN - 13:9780711237896

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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