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Women of Steel and Stone

22 Inspirational Architects, Engineers, and Landscape Designers

Women of Action

by Anna Lewis
Anna Lewis

eBook

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Reporting on a range of historical and contemporary female builders and designers, this educational book strives to inspire a new generation of girls in the disciplines of science, technology, engineering, and math. With many of the profiles set against the backdrop of such landmark events as the women's suffrage and civil rights movements and the Industrial Revolution, and with original interviews from a number of current architects and engineers, this book provides inspiration and advice directly to young women by highlighting positive examples of how a strong work ethic, perseverance, and creativity can overcome life's obstacles. Each profile focuses on the strengths, passions, and interests each woman had growing up; where those traits took them; and what they achieved. Sidebars on related topics, source notes, and a bibliography make this an invaluable resource for further study.


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Publisher: Chicago Review Press

Kindle Book

  • Release date: January 1, 2014

OverDrive Read

  • ISBN: 9781613745113
  • Release date: January 1, 2014

EPUB eBook

  • ISBN: 9781613745113
  • File size: 2696 KB
  • Release date: January 1, 2014

PDF eBook

  • ISBN: 9781613745090
  • File size: 20758 KB
  • Release date: January 1, 2014

1 of 1 copy available

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Kindle Book
OverDrive Read
EPUB eBook
PDF eBook

Languages

English

Reporting on a range of historical and contemporary female builders and designers, this educational book strives to inspire a new generation of girls in the disciplines of science, technology, engineering, and math. With many of the profiles set against the backdrop of such landmark events as the women's suffrage and civil rights movements and the Industrial Revolution, and with original interviews from a number of current architects and engineers, this book provides inspiration and advice directly to young women by highlighting positive examples of how a strong work ethic, perseverance, and creativity can overcome life's obstacles. Each profile focuses on the strengths, passions, and interests each woman had growing up; where those traits took them; and what they achieved. Sidebars on related topics, source notes, and a bibliography make this an invaluable resource for further study.


Expand title description text
  • Details

    Publisher:
    Chicago Review Press

    Kindle Book
    Release date: January 1, 2014

    OverDrive Read
    ISBN: 9781613745113
    Release date: January 1, 2014

    EPUB eBook
    ISBN: 9781613745113
    File size: 2696 KB
    Release date: January 1, 2014

    PDF eBook
    ISBN: 9781613745090
    File size: 20758 KB
    Release date: January 1, 2014

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  • Formats
    Kindle Book
    OverDrive Read
    EPUB eBook
    PDF eBook
  • Languages
    English