Moving portraits of sixteen independent women who helped make North Carolina what it is today More Than Petticoats: Remarkable North Carolina Women profiles the lives of sixteen of the state's most important historical figureswomen from across North Carolina, from many different backgrounds, and from various 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 have an impact today. Read about:Mary Hooks "Polly" Slocumbheroine of the American RevolutionEmeline Jamison Pigottspy for the ConfederacyDr. Annie Lowrie Alexanderpioneering woman physicianLillian Exum Clement Staffordtrailblazing criminal attorneyEach of these women demonstrated an independence of spirit that is as inspiring now as it was then. Read about their extraordinary lives in this captivating collection of biographies.
|Publisher:||Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.|
|Series:||More than Petticoats Series|
|Edition description:||Second Edition|
|Product dimensions:||6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)|
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