Pandora's Daughters: The Lives and Work of History's Career Women

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This history, full of anecdotes and first-hand accounts, centres on women through the ages who have sidestepped restraint and raised the eyebrows of their contemporaries by choosing to make their own, often highly idiosyncratic, way of life. The pedigree of the modern career woman is not generally supposed to be long, reaching back only as far as those late Victorian pioneers who stormed the bastions of male professions. Jane Robinson looks back over some 25 centuries and proves that theory quite wrong. The 100 or so women ...

Pandora's Daughters: The Lives and Work of History's Career Women 2002, Constable, London

ISBN-13: 9780094805101

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