Encyclopedia of Women Social Reformers

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Encyclopedia of Women Social Reformers

Helen Rappaport "Encyclopedia of Women Social Reformers"
ABC-CLIO | 2001-12-01 | ISBN :1576071014 | Pages: 888 | PDF | 7.72 MB

The road to equality and social justice is paved with the efforts of legions of tenacious women who made major sacrifices for their causes. Now the accomplishments of hundreds of women are recognized and illuminated in a first-of-its-kind reference work that ranges over the entire world, from the eighteenth century to the present.

Special features include:

Coverage of women’s activism around the world, from the French Revolution to today

Many women in this volume never before included in a biographical dictionary

Focus on the lives of women little known outside their native countries

International in scope and balanced in its coverage, with emphasis on third-world activists