A History of Britain in 21 Women

A History of Britain in 21 Women

Author: Jenni Murray

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 9781780749914

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 304

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From the bestselling author of A History of the World in 21 Women They were famous queens, unrecognised visionaries, great artists and trailblazing politicians. They all pushed back boundaries and revolutionised our world. Jenni Murray presents the history of Britain as you’ve never seen it before, through the lives of twenty-one women who refused to succumb to the established laws of society, whose lives embodied hope and change, and who still have the power to inspire us today.
A History of Britain in 21 Women
Language: en
Pages: 304
Authors: Jenni Murray
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-10-06 - Publisher: Simon and Schuster

From the bestselling author of A History of the World in 21 Women They were famous queens, unrecognised visionaries, great artists and trailblazing politicians. They all pushed back boundaries and revolutionised our world. Jenni Murray presents the history of Britain as you’ve never seen it before, through the lives of
A History of Islam in 21 Women
Language: en
Pages: 272
Authors: Hossein Kamaly
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-09-26 - Publisher: Simon and Schuster

Khadija was the first believer, to whom the Prophet Muhammad often turned for advice. At a time when strongmen quickly seized power from any female Muslim ruler, Arwa of Yemen reigned alone for five decades. In nineteenth-century Russia, Mukhlisa Bubi championed the rights of women and girls, and became the
A History of the World in 21 Women
Language: en
Pages: 288
Authors: Jenni Murray
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-09-06 - Publisher: Simon and Schuster

From the bestselling author of A History of Britain in 21 Women The history of the world is the history of great women. Marie Curie discovered radium and revolutionised medical science. Empress Cixi transformed China. Frida Kahlo turned an unflinching eye on life and death. Anna Politkovskaya dared to speak
Preaching Women
Language: en
Pages: 224
Authors: Liz Shercliff
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-10-30 - Publisher: SCM Press

Should women who preach, preach as women? Preaching Women argues that far from being a gender-neutral space, the pulpit is a critical place in which a gender imbalance can begin to be redressed. There is a vital need for women preachers to speak out of their experience of living as
Forgotten Wives
Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: Ann Oakley
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-07-06 - Publisher: Policy Press

Forgotten Wives examines how marriage has contributed to the active ‘disremembering’ of women’s achievements. Ann Oakley uses case studies of four women married to well-known men to ask questions about gender inequality and contributes a fresh vision of how the welfare state developed in the early 20th century.