Women of the World

Women of the World

Women Travelers and Explorers

Book - 1992
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Women of the World looks at eight women whose heroic journeys added to the world's geographic knowledge: Ida Pfeiffer, an 19th century women with "an insatiable desire to travel" who circled the world--twice, Fanny Bullock Workman, the world's foremost woman moutaineer, an early feminist, and one of the most controversial figures in modern geography, and Alexandra David-Neel, the first western woman to enter Lhasa, the Forbidden City of Tibet.
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, c1992
ISBN: 9780195076875
0195076877
Characteristics: 151 p. : ill. ; 29 cm

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