Encyclopedia of Women Social Reformers, Volume 1

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ABC-CLIO, 2001 - Biography & Autobiography - 888 pages
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The first comprehensive guide to women activists from every part of the world, illuminating the broad range of women's struggles to reform society from the 18th century to the present.

  

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In this generously illustrated reference, Rappaport (Joseph Stalin: A Biographical Companion; Queen Victoria: A Biographical Companion) profiles more than 400 women social reformers, many of whom ... Read full review

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Contents

VI
1
VII
39
VIII
125
IX
173
X
211
XI
219
XII
247
XIII
285
XXI
507
XXII
559
XXIII
563
XXIV
605
XXV
699
XXVI
723
XXVII
727
XXVIII
759

XIV
317
XV
325
XVI
349
XVII
381
XVIII
411
XIX
473
XX
499
XXIX
763
XXX
769
XXXI
775
XXXII
789
XXXIII
813
XXXIV
857
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About the author (2001)

Helen F. Rappaport was born in 1947 in Bromley. She is a British historian, author, and actress. She studied Russian at Leeds University where she was involved in the university theatre group and launched her acting career. After acting with the Leeds University theatre group she appeared in several television series including Crown Court, Love Hurts and The Bill. In the early nineties she became a copy editor for academic publishers Blackwell and OUP. She also contributed to historical and biographical reference works published by Cassell and Readers Digest. She became a full-time writer in 1998, writing three books including An Encyclopaedia of Women Social Reformers in 2001, with a foreword by Marian Wright Edelman. It won an award in 2002 from the American Library Association as an Outstanding Reference Source. Her 2008 book Ekaterinburg: The Last Days of the Romanovs received many positive reviews in both the UK and US where it became a bestseller. Her titles include: Joseph Stalin: A Biographical Companion, Conspirator: Lenin in Exile, Magnificent Obsession; Victoria, Albert and the Death that Changed the Monarchy, and Capturing the Light: The Birth of Photography. In 2014 her title, The Romanov Sisters: The Lost Lives of the Daughters of Nicholas and Alexandra made The New York Times Best Seller List.

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