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Northeastern Dictionary of Women's Biography

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ISBN-10: 155553421X

ISBN-13: 9781555534219

Edition: 3rd 1999 (Revised)

Authors: Jennifer S. Uglow, Maggy Hendry

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This thoroughly revised and updated edition of The Northeastern Dictionary of Women's Biography profiles the lives and achievements of more than 2,100 outstanding women. International in scope and stretching from ancient times to the present day, the women represented here have played important roles in history and society. Their accomplishments are as diverse as their backgrounds. They include artists, teachers, politicians, athletes, scientists, pioneers, businesswomen, and activists, as well as those who were simply willing to challenge the status quo. Among those making their first appearance in the Dictionary are: Madeline Albright, Aung San Suu Kyi, Roseanne Barr, Tina Brown, Jane…    
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Book details

List price: $60.00
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 1999
Publisher: Northeastern University Press
Publication date: 9/23/1999
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 642
Size: 7.25" wide x 10.00" long x 2.00" tall
Weight: 2.376
Language: English

Jenny Uglow grew up in Cumbria and now lives in Canterbury. Her books include prize-winning biographies of Elizabeth Gaskell and William Hogarth. The Lunar Men, published in 2002, was described by Richard Holmes as 'an extraordinarily gripping account', while Nature's Engraver: A Life of Thomas Bewick, won the National Arts Writers Award for 2007 and A Gambling Man: Charles II and the Restoration was shortlisted for the 2010 Samuel Johnson Prize. Her most recent book, The Pinecone, tells the story of Romantic visionary Sarah Losh.

Foreword to First Edition
Acknowledgments to First Edition
A Note and Acknowledgments to Third Edition
Additional Reference Sources
A Note on Presentation
The Dictionary
Subject Index