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Her Story: A Timeline of the Women Who Changed America

Authors: Waisman, Charlotte S. & Tietjen, Jill S.
Publisher: Harper
BISAC/Subject: HIS000000, SOC028000, SOC010000, HIS036000
ISBN: 9780062041463, Related ISBNs: 0062041460, 9780062041463, 9780062113962
Classification: Non-Fiction
Number of pages: 268,
Audience: General/trade
Synopsis:

Most people have heard of Susan B. Anthony, Harriet Tubman, Margaret Sanger, and Eleanor Roosevelt. But did you know that a female microbiologist discovered the bacterium responsible for undulant fever, which then led to the pasteurization of milk? Or that a female mathematician's work laid the foundation for abstract algebra?

Her Story is a one-of-a-kind illustrated timeline highlighting the awesome, varied, and often unrecognized contributions of American women throughout U.S. history, beginning in the 1500s and spanning all the way through 2011. The women featured in Her Story range from writers, artists, actors, and athletes to doctors, scientists, social and political activists, educators, and inventors, and come from all backgrounds and philosophies. Her Story is a captivating look at America's often unsung female champions that will resonate with women and men alike.

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