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Author Duncan, Joyce, 1946-

Title Ahead of their time : a biographical dictionary of risk-taking women / Joyce Duncan
Published Westport, CT : Greenwood Press, 2002
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 312 pages) : illustrations
Contents Harriet Chalmers Adams -- Joy Friederike Victoria Gessner Adamson -- Elizabeth Cabot Cary Agassiz -- Delia Denning Akeley -- Mary Lenore Jobe Akeley -- Jacqueline Marie-Therese Suzanne Douet Auriol -- Isabelle Autissier -- Ann Bancroft -- Gertrude Margaret Lowthian Bell -- Ruth Fulton Benedict -- Gertrude Benham -- Isabella Lucy Bird Bishop -- Arlene Blum -- Magaret Bourke-White -- Louise Arner Boyd -- Susan Butcher -- Rachel Louise Carson -- Lucy Evelyn Cheesman -- Eugenie Clark -- Geraldyn "Jerrie" Cobb -- Jacqueline Cochran -- Elizabeth "Bessie" Coleman -- Eileen Marie Collins -- Alexandra David-Neel -- Meta Ann "Annie" Doak Dillard -- Florence Catherine Douglas Dixie -- Amelia Earhart -- Dian Fossey -- Clare Mary Francis -- Birute Marija Filomena Galdikis -- Jane Goodall -- Ernestine "Dee Dee" Green -- Beatrice Ethel Grimshaw -- Marguerite Elton Baker Harrison -- Mae Carol Jemison -- Amy Johnson -- Mary Henrietta Kingsley -- Monica Kristensen -- Ann LaBastille -- Sharon Christa Corrigan McAuliffe -- Beryl Clutterbuck Markham -- Margaret Mead -- Sylvia Earle Mead -- Ruth Nichols -- Valentina Tereshkova Nikolayev -- Marianne North -- Diana Sneed Nyad -- Annie Smith Peck -- Harriet Quimby -- Sally Kristin Ride -- Freya Stark -- Junko Istibashi Tabei -- Alexandrine Petrinella Francina "Alexine" Tinne -- Fanny Bullock Workman -- Appendix I: vignettes of other women
Analysis Humaniora Historie
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 303-304) and index
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Subject Women -- Biography -- Dictionaries.
Genre/Form Biography
Dictionaries.
Biographies.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0313016860 (electronic bk.)
9780313016868 (electronic bk.)