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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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A History of the Book in America: Volume 3: The Industrial Book, 1840-1880

Scott E. Casper, Jeffrey D. Groves, Stephen W. Nissenbaum, Michael Winship - History - 2009 - 560 pages
Volume 3 of A History of the Book in America narrates the emergence of a national book trade in the nineteenth century, as changes in manufacturing, distribution, and ...
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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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