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The Daughters Of Maeve: 50 Irish Women Who Changed World
     

The Daughters Of Maeve: 50 Irish Women Who Changed World

by Gina Sigillito
 

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For Hundreds of Years. . .In Ireland and the New World. . .
Irish Women Have Made a Difference


From ancient times to the present, Irish women have made their mark in times of peace and war, in Ireland and America. With their accomplishments largely ignored by the history books, these extraordinary women have fought for equality, struggled

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For Hundreds of Years. . .In Ireland and the New World. . .
Irish Women Have Made a Difference


From ancient times to the present, Irish women have made their mark in times of peace and war, in Ireland and America. With their accomplishments largely ignored by the history books, these extraordinary women have fought for equality, struggled for independence, and met the challenge of nation building. Courageous, passionate, creative, able to stand tall on the battlefield--and in the kitchen--their stories will inspire brave women everywhere, for the daughters of Maeve have achieved remarkable feats against incredible odds. Meet women such as--

Brigid . . . saint and patroness of Ireland
Grace O'Malley . . . pirate queen of Connacht
Queen Maeve . . . ancient warrior
Clara Dillon Darrow . . . suffragist
Mother Jones . . . union leader
Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy . . . U.S. first lady
Sinead O'Connor . . . singer
Mary Robinson . . . president of Ireland
Maureen O'Hara . . . actress
Sandra Day O'Connor . . . Supreme Court justice
Maud Gonne . . . Irish revolutionary

This indispensable reference will move, instruct, and empower readers to reach for their dreams as they stand on the shoulders of great Irish women.

50 Fascinating Profiles

Gina Sigillito has studied Irish history, art, literature, and politics at the Irish Arts Centre, Ireland House at New York University, and Trinity College, Dublin. She has served as a guest host and producer on the Irish radio program Radio Free Éireann and has traveled extensively throughout Ireland. She is co-author of The Wisdom of the Celts, also available from Citadel Press.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780806536095
Publisher:
Kensington
Publication date:
04/01/2007
Sold by:
Penguin Random House Publisher Services
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
352
Sales rank:
784,718
File size:
780 KB

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