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Twentieth-century women political leaders

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Published by Facts on file in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Women politicians -- Biography -- Juvenile literature,
  • Women politicians -- Juvenile literature,
  • Women -- Biography -- Juvenile literature

  • About the Edition

    Presents biographies of twelve women who have held positions of political leadership around the world, including Golda Meir, Margaret Thatcher, Winnie Mandela, Corazon Aquino, Wilma Mankiller, and Benazir Bhutto.

    Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 133) and index.

    Other titles20th century women political leaders
    StatementClaire Price-Groff.
    GenreBiography, Juvenile literature
    SeriesGlobal profiles
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvii, 142 p. :
    Number of Pages142
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23243258M
    ISBN 100816036721
    LC Control Number97032373
    OCLC/WorldCa37843672

      Women soldiers enjoyed increased political autonomy, social elevation, and even "a sacred glamour" during World War I. In similar ways, revolutionary women in early twentieth-century China received social endorsement thanks to their political undertakings. Xie is considered as the first Chinese female soldier writer.


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