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A Thesaurus of Women: From Cherry Blossoms to Cell Phones

A Thesaurus of Women: From Cherry Blossoms to Cell Phones (ISBN10: 1462068677; ISBN13: 9781462068678)
ISBN13: 978-1462068678
ISBN10: 1462068677

Summary: A Thesaurus of Women: From Cherry Blossoms to Cell Phones offers a social presentation of history linking places with the unfamiliar female faces traced to their creation. The places, both of long ago and today, are familiar, famous, and global. This collection unmasks the hidden faces of the real women linked to Lady Liberty, Lady Godiva, greenspace, outer space, refrigeration, relativity, a bus boycott, computer language, and more. Mysteries of her histories are hacked open for you to learn of
the women linked to the DNA in your body, OSHA in your workplace, Social Security in your future, a bridge in Brooklyn, the Civil Rights March in Washington, cherry blossoms in DC, and the cell phone in your hand. A Thesaurus of Women seeks to provide expansive information in a minimal amount of time in respect to our busy lifestyles. With complete citations for further reference, this is the perfect historical teaser for those who want to build a base knowledge of women's roles in the de?ning moments and discoveries of history as well as those who want to stay sharp on what they already know. From politics to athletics, from Wall Street to Hollywood, women have been vital, if unrecognized, pioneers and innovators throughout history. Learn some of their stories in A Thesaurus of Women From Cherry Blossoms to Cell Phones.
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Summary: A Thesaurus of Women: From Cherry Blossoms to Cell Phones offers a social presentation of history linking places with the unfamiliar female faces traced to their creation. The places, both of long ago and today, are familiar, famous, and global. This collection unmasks the hidden faces of the real women linked to Lady Liberty, Lady Godiva, greenspace, outer space, refrigeration, relativity, a bus boycott, computer language, and more. Mysteries of her histories are hacked open for you to learn of the women linked to the DNA in your body, OSHA in your workplace, Social Security in your future, a bridge in Brooklyn, the Civil Rights March in Washington, cherry blossoms in DC, and the cell phone in your hand. A Thesaurus of Women seeks to provide expansive information in a minimal amount of time in respect to our busy lifestyles. With complete citations for further reference, this is the perfect historical teaser for those who want to build a base knowledge of women's roles in the de?ning moments and discoveries of history as well as those who want to stay sharp on what they already know. From politics to athletics, from Wall Street to Hollywood, women have been vital, if unrecognized, pioneers and innovators throughout history. Learn some of their stories in A Thesaurus of Women From Cherry Blossoms to Cell Phones....show less

Cover: Hardcover
Publisher: iUniverse, Incorporated
Year Published: 2012
International: No



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