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Women of discovery : a celebration of intrepid women who explored the world / Milbry Polk & Mary Tiegreen.

Polk, Milbry (författare)
Tiegreen, Mary. (författare)
ISBN 0609604805
1st ed.
Publicerad: New York : C. Potter, c2001
Engelska 256 p.
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Innehållsförteckning Ämnesord
  • Reflections in a distant mirror, the stories of early voyagers : Voyages of faith, early Christian pilgrims -- To the ends of the earth, Lady Wen-Chi -- A journey to the Holy Land, Egeria -- Crossing the bridge of dreams, Lady Sarashina -- Adventure has its costs, Elizabeth Van Der Woude -- Sagas of courage, Viking voyagers: To the new world, Freydis Eiriksdottir ; Across the icy seas, Unn the Deep Minded -- Between two worlds, Malinche -- The air of a soldier, Catalina De Erauso -- Pacific naturalist, Jeanne Baret -- Into green hell, Isabel Grandmaison y Bruno Godin.
  • Forever new horizons, intrepid explorers : Roaming the north lands, Geraldine Fitzgibbon Moodie -- Across Labrador, Mina Benson Hubbard -- Ladies traveling without any gentleman, Alexandrine Petronella Francina Tinné -- Arabian nights, Lady Anne Blunt -- The blessings of a good thick skirt, Mary Henrietta Kingsley -- Bebe Bwana, May French Sheldon -- Walk straight on following your heart's desire, Alexandra David-Néel -- Congo dreams, Delia Julia Denning Akeley -- From Canada to the Congo, Mary Leonore Jobe Akeley -- Strolling on alone, hatless, Freya Madeline Stark -- Desert queen, Gertrude Margaret Lowthian Bell -- She lived adventure, Osa Leighty Johnson -- An independent explorer, Sue Hendrickson -- A life in the field, Annie Montague Alexander -- Rhapsody in blue, Stephanie Schwabe.Tarter.
  • To catch a falling star, in the field with scientific explorers : The collector, Koncordie Amalie Nelle Dietrich -- Passionate wanderer, Alice Eastwood -- Far off the beaten track, Ynes Mexia -- Hours that are the sweetest, pass by the fleetest, Margaret Fountaine -- Window on a hidden world, Naomi Pierce -- It is not wise to show contempt for crocodiles, Lucy Evelyn Cheesman -- Expeditions on ice, Louise Arner Boyd -- Coming of age in the South Pacific, Margaret Mead -- Gold Missus, Katharine Stevens Flowler Billings -- A message from the red planet, Meenakshi Wadhwa -- Witch doctor's apprentice, Nicole Hughes Maxwell -- Looking for the oldest man, Mary Douglas Nicol Leakey -- Spirits provided a cure, Rosita Arvigo -- Discovering the realm of the great goddess, Marija Birute Alseikaite Gimbutas -- In sacred spaces, Cristina Shelley Biaggi -- Shark lady, Eugenie Clark -- In memorgy of Digit, Dian Fossey -- In the shadow of man, Jane Goodall -- Echo of the elephants, Cynthia Moss -- A silent language, Katy Payne -- Seeking ancestors, Anna Curtenius Roosevelt -- In search of ancient mariners, Elpida Hadjidaki-Marder -- A new look at an old world, Joan Breton Connelly.
  • Transcending time and place, the visions of artist explorers : Ending the five-hundred-year silence, Linda Schele -- Lady of flowers, Marianne North -- Floating through paradise, Margaret Ursula Brown Mee -- The female Voltaire, Aphra Johnson Behn -- Metamorphosis, Anna Maria Sibylla Merian -- An Eastern embassy, Lady Mary Pierrepont Wortley Montagu -- Her eyes were watching, Zora Neale Hurston -- Triumph of the will, Leni Riefenstahl -- Saving a lost world, Gertrude Elizabeth Loertscher Duby Blom -- Forgotten angel, Ruth Agnes McCall Robertson -- In the words of the Voyager, travel writers: Alone upon the boundless ocean, Ida Reyer Pfeiffer ; A lady's life around the world, Isabella Lucy Bird Bishop -- Into the heart of darkness, Emily Hahn -- A stranger in the world, Leila Eliott Burton Hadley -- Antarctic navigation, Elizabeth Ann Arthur -- Aerial markings, Marilyn Bridges -- Lines in the sand, Maria Reiche.
  • The lure of the unknown, exploreres on the edge : Looking to the heavens, Maria Mitchell -- Walking in space, Kathryn D. Sullivan -- "My home is where my trunk is," Annie Smith Peck -- Explorers of the heavens, fearless aviators: Barnstormer, Bessie Coleman ; West with the night, Beryl Clutterbuck Markham ; Disappeared, Amelia Mary Earhart -- Reading between the lines, Marie Tharp -- Onward and downward, Sylvia Alice Earle -- Standing in the midnight sun, Valentina Mihailova Kuznetsova and Irina Mihailovna Kuznetsova -- A midwinter night's dream, American trans-Antarctic team: Ann Bancroft, Sunniva Sorby, Anne Dal Vera, and Sue Giller -- Life in the dark, Louise Hose -- Searching the heavens, Jill Cornell Tarter.


Women  -- Biography. (LCSH)
Women explorers  -- Biography. (LCSH)
Women travelers  -- Biography. (LCSH)
Women adventurers  -- Biography. (LCSH)
Women scientists  -- Biography. (LCSH)
Women artists  -- Biography. (LCSH)
Femmes  -- Biographies. (Vedettes-matière)
Exploratrices  -- Biographies. (Vedettes-matière)
Voyageuses  -- Biographies. (Vedettes-matière)
Aventurières  -- Biographies. (Vedettes-matière)
Femmes scientifiques  -- Biographies. (Vedettes-matière)
Femmes artistes  -- Biographies. (Vedettes-matière)
Kvinnliga resenärer  -- historia (sao)


Biografier  (saogf)


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