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Women Who Changed the World

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A celebration of the achievements of womankind, this book honours 50 amazing women and the incredible impact they have had on our world. From empire builders and healers to daring explorers and iconoclastic thinkers, these are moving stories of dedication, conflict, tragedy and triumph.
Unknown Binding, 208 pages
Published January 11th 2007 by Not Avail
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Clare O'Beara
Oct 18, 2014 Clare O'Beara rated it really liked it
Fifty women is of course far too few. Still, it's a good start. Each woman is given two or three pages, with a photo if possible or a drawing if not. We also get a timeline of the events in her life and the events occurring around her.

I am not sure that some of the women were hugely influential in changing the world. But the fact that the earlier women are there because accident of birth or political marriage allowed them to achieve, such as Cleopatra and Catherine the Great, while the later ar
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Yemima Yulia
Mar 17, 2016 Yemima Yulia rated it liked it
A glimpse to 50 inspiring life of some of remarkable women in the world.
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Mar 01, 2012 Siv30 rated it liked it
Shelves: non-fic, women
במקור הוא נקרא: "נשים ששינו את העולם - סיפוריהן מעוררי ההשראה של יותר מחמישים נשים משפיעות בארץ ובעולם", המתאר את סיפור חייהן של 55 נשים מכל העולם, מתקופות שונות בהיסטוריה. לצד הערכתי למאמץ מעין זה, אני חושבת שהיומרה להציב ספר כזה בסדרת "משני עולם" נדון מלכתחילה לכישלון שכן אם הוא אמיתי ישנן עוד נשים רבות וראויות שהיו צריכות להיכלל בו. בנוסף, יש לי גם השגות פרטיות על חלק מהדמויות שמופיעות בו כנשים שהן חלק מסדרת "משני עולם". אני חושבת שגם עורך הספר, אורן נהרי הרגיש בחוסר נוחות זו וכבר בהקדמה לספ ...more
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May 03, 2012 Rebekka Steg rated it really liked it
Interesting insights into the lives and beliefs of some of the most incredibly women who ever lived. Their lives were so different, but they were all amazing and changed the world as we know it in their own ways.
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