The Continuum dictionary of women's biography

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In an expanded edition of an international reference work, comprehensive and reliable information is given for almost two thousand women from around the world, including new entries for Maya Angelou, Barbara Pym, and others

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The Continuum dictionary of women's biography

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The revised edition of the 1982 original, with short biographies on notable women from Eva Braun to Marie Curie to Dorothy Parker. According to the publisher, 40 percent of the entries are new, and 25 percent have been updated.-- MR Read full review

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About the author (1989)

Uglow grew up in Cumbria and Dorset, and was educated at Cheltenham and Oxford. She is now the editor of The Hogarth Press. She has taught literature and women's studies in adult education over several years.

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