A History of the World in 21 Women

A History of the World in 21 Women

Author: Jenni Murray

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 9781786074119

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 288

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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 truth to power, no matter the cost. Their names should be shouted from the rooftops. And that is exactly what Jenni Murray is here to do.
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
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
Summary of Hossein Kamaly's A History of Islam in 21 Women
Language: en
Pages: 40
Authors: Everest Media,
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2022-03-09T22:59:00Z - Publisher: Everest Media LLC

Please note: This is a companion version & not the original book. Sample Book Insights: #1 The first person to receive the Prophet Muhammad’s message was a woman. He often turned to Khadija for advice. She knew him well and he trusted her. With her backing, he committed himself to
Votes For Women!
Language: en
Pages: 144
Authors: Jenni Murray
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-02-05 - Publisher: Simon and Schuster

Mary Wollstonecraft, Elizabeth Garrett Anderson, Millicent Fawcett, Emmeline Pankhurst, Constance Markievicz, Nancy Astor They terrorised the establishment. They fought for the vote. They pushed back boundaries and revolutionised our world. For the hundredth anniversary of the historic moment the franchise was finally extended to women, here is a selection of