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The New York Public Library Amazing Women in American History
Beginning with Native American "clan mothers" of pre-colonial times and extending to today's trailblazers, this question-and-answer book chronicles the lives and contributions of extraordinary American women. Along with chapters on the suffrage movement and the struggle for equal rights, author Sue Heinemann offers a look at women during the Revolutionary War, the fight against slavery, the settling of America's western frontier, and the Great Depression and World War II--all related in the series' signature easy-to-read style.
192 pages, illustrated. Published by John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 1998.
Hardcover. $12.95. ISBN 0-471-19216-3.
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