More Than Petticoats: Remarkable South Carolina Women

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Moving portraits of twelve visionary women who helped make South Carolina what it is today
 
More than Petticoats: Remarkable South Carolina Women profiles the lives of twelve of the state’s most important historical figures—women from across South Carolina, from many different walks of life. With enduring strength and compassion, these remarkable women broke through ...

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Overview

Moving portraits of twelve visionary women who helped make South Carolina what it is today
 
More than Petticoats: Remarkable South Carolina Women profiles the lives of twelve of the state’s most important historical figures—women from across South Carolina, from many different walks of life. With enduring strength and compassion, these remarkable women broke through social, cultural, or political barriers to make contributions to society that still resonate today.
 
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• Lily Strickland Anderson and Gertrude Sanford, who boldly engaged in such “inappropriate” activities as composing and publishing music and collecting museum specimens from remote destinations around the world

• Julia Mood Peterkin, the Pulitzer Prize–winning author known for her humanistic portrayals of African Americans based on her own experiences

• Wil Lou Gray and Septima Clark, educators who toiled for years to improve the lives of South Carolinians and to make lasting impacts in literacy, health care, and civil rights

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780762743438
  • Publisher: Globe Pequot Press
  • Publication date: 2/10/2009
  • Series: More than Petticoats Series
  • Edition description: First
  • Pages: 135
  • Sales rank: 1,401,252
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Meet the Author

Lee Davis Perry was raised in Charleston, South Carolina, and returned there in 1987 to focus on a freelance marketing and advertising career. She is the coauthor of It Happened in South Carolina and Insiders’ Guide® to Charleston (both Globe Pequot Press).

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