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The Quotable Woman: The First 5,000 Years / Edition 2
     

The Quotable Woman: The First 5,000 Years / Edition 2

by Elaine T. Partnow
 

ISBN-10: 0816040125

ISBN-13: 9780816040124

Pub. Date: 02/28/2001

Publisher: Facts on File, Incorporated

This updated and expanded edition of Facts On File's critically acclaimed The New Quotable Woman gathers 19,000 quotations from approximately 3,800 women throughout history, from Eve to the present day. Contributors are presented in chronological order by the year of their birth, and indexed by name, occupation, and nationality/ethnicity.
Among the many

Overview

This updated and expanded edition of Facts On File's critically acclaimed The New Quotable Woman gathers 19,000 quotations from approximately 3,800 women throughout history, from Eve to the present day. Contributors are presented in chronological order by the year of their birth, and indexed by name, occupation, and nationality/ethnicity.
Among the many quotations featured are: "A great wind is blowing, and that gives you either imagination or a headache." Catherine II of Russia
"Men their rights and nothing more; women their rights and nothing less." Susan B. Anthony
"My only concern was to go get home after a hard day's work." Rosa Parks
"A woman in authority is often unpopular, only because she is efficient." -Elaine Frances Burton
"Elegance is innate...it has nothing to do with being well dressed." Diana Vreeland
"It has not been unusual that during periods when women have made great social strides they have been ignored or vilified." Susan Faludi

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780816040124
Publisher:
Facts on File, Incorporated
Publication date:
02/28/2001
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
992
Product dimensions:
8.90(w) x 11.00(h) x 2.00(d)
Age Range:
11 Years

Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsix
Introductionxi
Guidelines for Usexvii
Quotations1
Biographical Index809
Career and Occupation Index869
Ethnicity and Nationality Index896
Subject Index912

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