The Palgrave Macmillan Dictionary of Women's Biography contains details of the lives of over 2100 women from all periods, cultures and walks of life - from queens to TV chefs, engineers to stand up comics, pilots to poisoners. With subsections for further reading, comprehensive subject index and a bibliographical survey, this dictionary of women's biography is an invaluable reference source.
|Publication date:||8th March 2005|
|Publisher:||Palgrave Macmillan an imprint of Palgrave USA|
|Categories:||History, Dictionaries of biography (Who's Who),|
JENNY UGLOW's latest book is A Little History of British Gardening. Her previous book, The Lunar Men, won the Hessell-Tiltman Prize for History in 2003. Her biography of William Hogarth was published in September 1997 and was shortlisted for the Whitbread Biography Award. She writes and reviews for, amongst other publications, The Guardian, The Times Literary Supplement and The Independent on Sunday. MAGGY HENDRY taught in Ghana, and travelled in India gaining insights into the struggles of women who often risk their lives for their beliefs. On her return she worked voluntarily in an information exchange for women worldwide. She has a ...More About Jennifer Uglow