The individuals in this book who played important roles in history and cover a range of accomplishments are: Cleopatra, Theodora, Joan of Arc, Mary Queen of Scots, Queen Christina, Madame de Maintenon, Charlotte BrontE, George Eliot, Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Florence Nightingale, Susan B. Anthony, Frances E. Willard, Catherine Breshkovsky, Sarah Berhardt, Isadora Duncan, Ernestine Schumann-Heink, Jane Addams, Evangeline Booth, Helen Keller, and Madame Chiang Kai-Shek.
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by Thomas Gilovich, Lee Ross
by Henry Thomas, Dana Lee Thomas
by Thomas Hardy
by Jan Thomas
by Jodi Thomas
by Thomas Moore
by Thomas Cobb
by Thomas Mann
"Written in 1942, Henry and Dana Lee Thomas's work presents an entertaining glimpse into the lives and accomplishments of over a dozen women spanning a millennium of achievement. S. Patricia Bailey reads these essays with flourish, clearly enjoying her subjects, although at times she comes across like a headmistress. Equally unnerving are the incomplete biographies of women such as Helen Keller and Madame Chiang Kai-shek, both of whom were still alive when the book was originally published. These points aside, the book is a great listen, offering short chapters perfect for errands around town. H.L.S. (c) AudioFile 2000, Portland, Maine"
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