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Twentieth-Century Women Political Leaders
  • Format
  • Authored by: Claire Price Groff
  • From the Series: Global Profiles
  • Trim Size: 6 x 9
  • ISBN-10: 0816036721
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-8160-3672-1
  • Status: In Stock
  • List Price: $25.00
  • Imprint: Facts On File
  • Published: 05/01/1998
  • Dewey Number: 920
  • Reading Level: Grades 6-12
  • Pages: 160


Within this past century, women have achieved political rights and powers around the globe. Twentieth-Century Women Political Leaders profiles twelve women who have held positions of political leadership in the second half of the twentieth century. This volume will inspire the many young women entering the twenty-first century who wish to pursue a career in politics.

Profiles include:

  • Golda Meir (1897-1978)
  • Indira Gandhi (1917-1984)
  • Eva Peron (1919-1952)
  • Margaret Thatcher (1925- )
  • Violetta Chamorro (1929- )
  • Corazon Aquino (1933- )
  • Winnie Mandela (1945- )
  • Gro Harlem Brundtland (1935- )
  • Barbara Jordan (1936-1996)
  • Wilma Mankiller (1945- )
  • Aung Sang Suu Kyi (1945- )
  • Benazir Bhutto (1935- ).


15-25 black-and-white photographs and illustrations. Index. Annotated bibliographies. Chronologies. Further reading lists.

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