The 100 Most Influential Women of All Time: A Ranking Past and Present

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Citadel Press, 2001 - Social Science - 372 pages
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Profiles one hundred notable women throughout history, from politicians and activists to artists and entertainers, describing their lives and achievements. Examples include Sappho, Joan of Arc, Eleanor Roosevelt, and Aung San Suu Kyi.
 

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Contents

Eleanor Roosevelt
1
Marie Curie
6
Margaret Sanger
10
Margaret Mead
14
Jane Addams
18
Mary Wollstonecraft
22
Susan B Anthony
26
Harriet Tubman
30
Joan of Arc
183
Indira Gandhi
187
Louise Nevelson
190
Emmeline Pankhurst
194
Dorothea Lange
198
Agnes De Mille
202
Sappho
206
Nadia Boulanger
210

The Virgin Mary
33
Georgia OKeeffe
36
Frances Perkins
40
Jane Austen
44
Mary Harris MotherJones
48
Simone de Beauvoir
52
Queen Elizabeth I
56
Rosa Parks
60
Helen Keller
63
Sojourner Truth
67
Queen Isabella
70
Florence Nightingale
73
Karen Horney
77
Angelina Grimke
80
Elizabeth Blackwell
84
George Eliot
88
Ida Bell WellsBarnett
92
Betty Friedan
96
Rachel Carson
99
Ella Baker
103
Hannah Arendt
106
Mother Teresa
109
Melanie Klein
113
Emily Dickinson
116
GoldaMeir
121
Virginia Woolf
123
QueenVictoria
126
Martha Graham
130
Zora Neale Hurston
134
Harriet Beecher Stowe
137
Rosa Luxemburg
141
Mary McLeod Bethune
144
Charlotte Bronte
147
Catherine the Great
151
Carrie Chapman Catt
155
Jane Goodall
158
Emma Goldman
162
Hillary Rodham Clinton
165
Coco Chanel
169
Grace Murray Hopper
173
Barbara McClintock
176
Gertrude Stein
179
Gwendolyn Brooks
213
Maria Montessori
216
Marian Anderson
220
Anne Frank
224
Babe Didrikson Zaharias
227
Margaret Thatcher
230
Mary Cassatt
234
Sarah Bernhardt
238
Aung San Suu Kyi
242
Amelia Earhart
246
Murasaki Shikibu
250
Toni Morrison
253
Gloria Steinem
257
Christine de Pisan
261
Margaret BourkeWhite
265
Frida Kahlo
269
Gabriela Mistral
272
Flannery OConnor
275
Katharine Graham
279
Bessie Smith
283
Joan Ganz Cooney
287
Cleopatra
290
Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy Onassis
294
Sandra Day OConnor
298
Jessie Redmon Fauset
302
Wu Chao
305
Billie Holiday
308
Marilyn Monroe
312
Frances Willard
316
Elisabeth KublerRoss
320
Mary Pickford
323
Leni Riefenstahl
327
Katharine Hepburn
331
Billie Jean King
335
Princess Diana
338
Lucille Ball
343
Oprah Winfrey
346
HONORABLE MENTIONS
351
ACKNOWLEDGMENTS
355
SELECT BIBLIOGRAPHY
357
INDEX
365
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