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Well-read Lives: How Books Inspired a Generation of American Women

Barbara Sicherman - Social Science - 2010 - 380 pages
In a compelling approach structured as theme and variations, the author offers insightful profiles of a number of accomplished women born in Americas Gilded Age who lost and ...
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Alice Hamilton: A Life in Letters

Barbara Sicherman - Biography & Autobiography - 2003 - 488 pages
Alice Hamilton (1869-1970), a pioneer in the study of diseases of the workplace, a founder of industrial toxicology in the United States, and Harvard's first woman professor ...
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Alice Hamilton, a Life in Letters

Barbara Sicherman - Biography & Autobiography - 1984 - 460 pages
Drawing on Hamilton's rich correspondence, which spans the period from 1888 to 1965, this documentary biography traces Hamilton's extraordinarily active life and career in ...
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Notable American Women: The Modern Period : a Biographical Dictionary

Barbara Sicherman - Biography & Autobiography - 1980 - 773 pages
Over 400 entries review the lives and careers of outstanding women who died between 1951 and 1975, presenting basic data on ancestry, education, and marital status
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Ida B. Wells-Barnett and American Reform, 1880-1930

Patricia A. Schechter - Biography & Autobiography - 2003 - 408 pages
Pioneering African American journalist Ida B. Wells-Barnett (1862-1931) is widely remembered for her courageous antilynching crusade in the 1890s; the full range of her ...
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American Women's Fiction, 1790-1870: A Reference Guide

Barbara A. White - Literary Criticism - 2013 - 4 pages
An annotated bibliography on women who wrote fiction in the US during the period 1790-1870. The first part is an annotated list of sources that discuss women's fiction in the ...
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