Powerful Political Women: Stirring Biographies of Some of History’S Most Powerful Women

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iUniverse, 26 հլս, 2012 թ. - 316 էջ
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From the beginning of time, certain womenCatherine the Great, Golda Meir, Nancy Pelosi, Margaret Thatcher, Eleanor of Aquitaine, and othershave been beacons, inspiring those who followed to ?ght against injustice and for ultimate equality. They often risked their own lives to shatter barriers and challenge expectations, because they believed that they could bring about a change for the better.

The circumstances of their times brought out a passion, heroism, determination, dedication, talent, and feminine sensibility in these con?dent women, who would stand on the stage of history and ?ght for the political rights of their sisters. These women often su?ered persecution, slander, grief, heartbreak, and imprisonment to achieve their ends. They were laughed at, scorned, ridiculedand worse.

Here, the inspirational stories of how these extraordinary women have created and demanded change are gathered, in the hopes of inspiring their modern-day sisters to follow in their footsteps.

 

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CHAPTER ONE
1
CHAPTER TWO
7
CHAPTER THREE
15
CHAPTER FOUR
29
CHAPTER FIVE
35
CHAPTER SIX
43
CHAPTER SEVEN
55
CHAPTER EIGHT
63
CHAPTER FOURTEEN
161
CHAPTER FIFTEEN
181
CHAPTER SIXTEEN
193
CHAPTER SEVENTEEN
215
CHAPTER EIGHTEEN
227
CHAPTER NINETEEN
237
EPILOGUE
261
NOTES
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CHAPTER NINE
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CHAPTER TEN
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CHAPTER ELEVEN
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CHAPTER TWELVE
113
CHAPTER THIRTEEN
133
ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS
267
BIBLIOGRAPHY
269
Index
275
Back Cover
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Joan McMahon Flatt is a public speaker, poet, and author of newspaper articles, travel stories, and short stories. She graduated with a degree in English with honors from the University of Texas in Dallas, Texas, where she also did her post-graduate studies. She now lives in Dallas with her husband Wayne; she has ?ve children, two stepchildren, and sixteen grandchildren.

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