Seafaring women

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Houghton Mifflin, 1982 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 246 pages
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Discusses women at sea throughout history in both feminine and masculine roles, including those of pirate, warrior, whaler, trader, and the greatly expanding roles of recent times.

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User Review  - dandelionroots - LibraryThing

Discusses women's traditional roles - and the few who defied tradition - on pirate, warships, whalers, and merchant vessels throughout history. Love reading about badass women. Interesting look at the continuation of victorian society onto the high seas. Read full review


The Mists of the Past i
Pirates 19
Warriors 54

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About the author (1982)

LINDA GRANT DE PAUW is President of the Minerva Center (an institution dedicated to studies of women in the military) and Professor Emeritus of History at George Washington University. She is the author of Founding Mothers: Women of America in the Revolutionary Era, "Remember the Ladies": Women in America, 1750-1815, and Seafaring Women.

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