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5 edition of Women explorers of the world found in the catalog.

Women explorers of the world

Gertrude Bell, Isabella Bird Bishop, Nellie Bly, Margaret Bourke-White, Florence Dixie

by Margo McLoone

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  • 10 Currently reading

Published by Capstone Books in Mankato, Minn .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Women travelers -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Voyages and travels -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Travelers.,
  • Voyages and travels.,
  • Women -- Biography.

  • About the Edition

    Presents brief biographies of five women who risked their lives to travel around the world for adventure and to achieve career goals.

    Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 45) and index.

    Statementby Margo McLoone.
    GenreJuvenile literature., Biography.
    SeriesCapstone short biographies
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsG200 .M37 2000
    The Physical Object
    Pagination48 p. :
    Number of Pages48
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL35209M
    ISBN 100736803130
    LC Control Number99019860

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Women Explorers of the World: Isabella Bird Bishop, Florence Dixie, Nellie Bly, Gertrude Bell, Margaret Bourke-White (Short Biographies) Library Binding – September 1, : Margo McLoone, Lydia Savage. InFanny Bullock Workman, one of the two best known American travelers and explorers of the late 19th and early 20th centuries became the second woman invited to speak to the Royal Geographical Society.

She was one of the first women to climb the Matterhorn in Switzerland.5/5(1). Throughout history, there have been women who have had an urge to explore the world. Speedy Nellie Bly made it around the world in just 72 days. Women Explorers Of The World.

By Margo McLoone. Grades. Throughout history, there have been women who have had an urge to explore the world. Other Books You Might Like.

Though most people have heard of explorers like Henry Hudson and Christopher Columbus, few have heard names like Nellie Cashman and Annie Smith Peck. Unfortunately, most of the brave women explorers have never made it into history books because they lived in times when it was taboo for women to go off on their own/5(7).

Despite its more multicultural approach, this volume does not supersede Marion Tinling's Women into the Unknown (LJ 5/1/89) or Rebecca Stefoff's Women of the World: Women Travelers and Explorers (o.p.), which provide a much more substantial treatment of the Cited by: 5.

Though most people have heard of explorers like Henry Hudson and Christopher Columbus, few have heard names like Nellie Cashman and Annie Smith Peck. Unfortunately, most of the brave women explorers have never made it into history books because they lived in times when it was taboo for women to go off on their own/5.

Women Explorers of the World: Isabella Bird Bishop, Florence Dixie, Nellie Bly, Gertrude Bell, Margaret Bourke-White (Hardcover) by. Review. Praise for How to Be an Explorer of the World “Both daring and meditative, How to Be an Explorer of the World is part Maira Kalman, part Wendy MacNaughton, part its very own kind of whimsy, delivering—beautifully—exactly what it says on the tin, with an invitation to be just a little bit more alive each day.” — Brain Pickings “This book Cited by: 7.

Trailblazing Women Adventurers Books by and about women who, before "women's lib" and "equal opportunity" became household terms, sought personal and professional fulfilment in ways that involved travel and the breaking of the boundaries of their expected role/behavior as the female of the species.

78 rows  Gertrude Bell in Iraq, This is a list of women who explored or travelled the world in a. Meet ten inspiring women whose passions for exploration made them push the boundaries Though most people have heard of explorers like Henry Hudson and Christopher Columbus, few have heard names like Nellie Cashman and Annie Smith Peck.

Unfortunately, most of the brave women explorers have never made it into history books because they lived in times when it was taboo for women to go off /5(7). It is a pleasure to review a book that tells the story of five women that explore the Himalayan Mountains of Tibet.

Three of the women are English travelers, one is an American and one is a French scholar.4/5. Baret is recognised as the first woman to circumnavigate the globe – but she had to do it disguised as a man.

She joined the world expedition of Admiral Louis-Antoine de Bougainville from to The French Navy prohibited women on its ships, but that didn’t stop Jeanne. The above words were written by Ida Laura Pfeiffer, one of the first women explorers to travel alone around the world in the s and then write about it.

Solo-female travel, while not new, is becoming more widely accepted and encouraged, partly in thanks to women travelers sharing their stories through their : Kayti Christian.

Women explorers of the world: Gertrude Bell, Isabella Bird Bishop, Nellie Bly, Margaret Bourke-White, Florence Dixie. [Margo McLoone] -- Presents brief biographies of five women who risked their lives to travel around the world for adventure and to achieve career goals.

Your Web browser is. James Cook. Famous British explorer who led three voyages to the Pacific. He is known for exploring and charting many islands in the ocean such as Polynesia, New Zealand, The Hawaiian Islands, and the eastern coast of Australia ().

Roald Amundsen was an explorer of the polar regions. He was the first person to reach the South Pole, and. All books in this selection are non-fiction, and focus on place, experience, or the notion of travel itself. This is by no means a comprehensive list. There are plenty of other women travel writers, and plenty of other books by the authors on this list that.

In the late 's, when women were bound by both cumbersome clothing and strict Victorian morals, a small band of astonishing women explorers burst forth to claim the adventurous life. What drew the five profiled in this book -- three British, one American, one French -- was. The idea of a trip around the world pleased me and I added: "If I could do it as quickly as Phileas Fogg did, I should go."' And go she did.

As her title suggests, she also did it in less than 80 days, proving that not only could she do the most adventurous things all her male counterparts were talking about someday doing, she could also.

This beautifully illustrated book is a fascinating read. Delving into the minds, the inspiration and life stories of the women all over the world behind these adventures, Lily will without doubt inspire girls and boys to get up and go.

I highly recommend this lovely book/5(9). Valentina Tereshkova. Most of the female explorers on this list come from the United States or UK, but Valentina Tereshkova was born in Russia. She blazed trails as an astronaut, piloting the Vostok 6 back in and becoming the first woman in space.

Tereshkova had been a sky diving enthusiast since the age of Fisher is best known for her food writing, but this book in particular captures her total exploration into the “art of life.” She was a pioneer for the 20th-century cook who had to endure two World Wars, depressions, and the modernization of the kitchen.

Her quote can sum it up most appropriately. Christopher Columbus may have discovered America, but for female explorers, they had to climb more than mountains to reach their professional peak.

Here are five examples of the best, and strongest, globetrotting women.