Bad Girls Throughout History

Bad Girls Throughout History

100 Remarkable Women Who Changed the World

Book - 2016
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Looking for coffee table books that do more than look great on your table?Bad Girls Throughout History: 100 Remarkable Women Who Changed the World, delivers on both counts. Featuring 100 women who made history, it's a book you can be proud to display in your home.

Aphra Behn, first female professional writer. Sojourner Truth, women's rights activist and abolitionist. Ada Lovelace, first computer programmer. Marie Curie, first woman to win the Nobel Prize. Joan Jett, godmother of punk. The 100 revolutionary women highlighted in this gorgeously illustrated book were bad in the best sense of the word: they challenged the status quo and changed the rules for all who followed. From pirates to artists, warriors, daredevils, women in science, activists, andspies, the accomplishments of these incredible women who dared to push boundaries vary as much as the eras and places in which they effected change. Featuring bold watercolor portraits and illuminating essays by Ann Shen,Bad Girls Throughout History is a distinctive, gift-worthy tribute to rebel girls everywhere.
Publisher: San Francisco : Chronicle Books, c2016
ISBN: 9781452153933
Branch Call Number: 920.7 Shen
Characteristics: 224 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction
Empress Wu Zetian
Lady Godiva
Jeanne de Belleville
Joan of Arc
Grace O'Malley
Queen Elizabeth I
Artemisia Gentileschi
Aphra Behn
Catherine the Great
Abigail Adams
Marie Antoinette
Elisabeth Vigee-Lebrun
Ching Shih
Jane Austen
Sojourner Truth
Anna Atkins
Harriet Beecher Stowe
Ada Lovelace
Maria Mitchell
Susan B. Anthony
Florence Nightingale
Anita Garibaldi
Elizabeth Blackwell
Harriet Tubman
Amalia Eriksson
Belva Lockwood
Annie Edson Taylor
Fannie Farmer
Annie Oakley
Edith Wharton
Nellie Bly
Beatrix Potter
Madam C.J. Walker
Marie Curie
Alice Guy-Blache
Mata Hari
Lilian Bland
Margaret Sanger
Helen Keller
Eleanor Roosevelt
Georgia O'Keefe
Elsa Schiaparelli
Mary Pickford
Mae West
Martha Graham
Edith Head
Amelia Earhart
Tallulah Bankhead
Norma Shearer
Anais Nin
Diana Vereeland
Anna May Wong
Josephine Baker
Rachel Carson
Carmen Miranda
Bonnie Parker
Mary Blair
Gypsy Rose Lee
Lucille Ball
Julia Child
Rosa Parks
Hedy Lamarr
Billie Holiday
Iva Toguri D'Aquino
Phyllis Diller
Sister Corita Kent
Eva Peron
Betty Friedan
Helen Gurley Brown
Dorothy Dandridge
Bettie Page
Margaret Thatcher
Christine Jorgensen
Coretta Scott King
Ruth Westheimer
Maya Angelou
Barbara Walters
Marlene Sanders
Ruth Bader Ginsburg
Gloria Steinem
Mary Quant
Valentina Tereshkova
Judy Blume
Junko Tabei
Nora Ephron
Angela Davis
Dolly Parton
Sally Ride
Diana Nyad
Joan Jett
Tina Fey
Malala Yousafzai


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Jan 11, 2019

could check out now, but long book

Nov 19, 2018

I learned about so many brave women with whom I did not know about before I read this book. Heroines, survivors and leaders that all women should be proud of and know about. These women said I will make a difference and they did!

Nov 09, 2018

Beautifully illustrated, but the description is too short. Overall great illustration book.

JCLRachelN Jul 17, 2017

By no means a complete list, this is a great starting point for learning about women who have made an impact. The book features beautiful watercolor illustrations by the author for each woman and is organized chronologically.


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