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Author Zanglein, Jayne, 1954- author.

Title The girl explorers : the untold story of the globetrotting women who trekked, flew, and fought their way around the world / Jayne Zanglein.

Publication Info. Naperville : Sourcebooks, [2021]
©2021

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 Avon Free Public Library - Adult Department  910.92 ZANGLEIN    Check Shelf
 Bloomfield, McMahon Wintonbury Library - Adult Department  910.92 ZAN    Check Shelf
 Glastonbury, Welles-Turner Memorial Library - New Materials  910.92 ZANGLEIN    Check Shelf
 Mansfield, Main Library - Adult Nonfiction  910.9252 ZANGLEIN    DUE 10-08-21
 New Britain, Main Library - New Materials  910.92 ZAN    Check Shelf
 Newington, Lucy Robbins Welles Library - New Materials  910.92 ZANGLEIN    Check Shelf
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 Southington Library - Adult  910.9252 ZAN    Check Shelf
 Wethersfield Public Library - New Books  NEW 910.92 ZANGLEIN    Check Shelf
 Windsor, Main Library - Adult New Materials  910.92 ZA    Check Shelf
Description xxxvii, 376 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [323]-327, [333]-373).
Contents Prologue: Banned -- Mere women. Reckless ; A place of their own ; Go home where you belong! ; A mere woman ; Reno-vation -- Early advocates for human rights. The prison special ; The backlash of war ; Birth of a nation -- The 'girls' of the Tropical Research Station. Wanted: a chaperone ; Too many girl pictures -- Advocating for Black people, gay men, and French prisoners. Imprisoned by whiteness ; Condemned to Devil's Island ; Gay Harlem ; Rates of mankind -- Networking women. Only a passenger ; Friction ; Networking -- Paving the way for women today. The Matilda effect ; Seeing with both eyes -- Epilogue: the loss will be ours.
Summary ""Don't take women when you go exploring!" In 1932, Roy Chapman Andrews, the president of the Explorers Club, told hundreds of female students at Barnard College that women and exploration could never mix. He obviously didn't know a thing about either... The Girl Explorers is the inspirational and untold story of the women who broke apart the stuffy men's club and founded the Society of Woman Geographers (SWG), and how some key members-including Blair Niles, Amelia Earhart, Gloria Hollister, and Anna Heyward Taylor-paved the way for women scientists by scaling mountains, exploring the seas, flying across the Atlantic, and recording the world through film, sculpture, and art"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject Women explorers.
Society of Woman Geographers.
Adams, Harriet Chalmers, 1875-1937.
Niles, Blair.
Earhart, Amelia, 1897-1937.
Anable, Gloria Hollister.
Taylor, Anna Heyward, 1879-1956.
Earhart, Amelia, 1897-1937. (OCoLC)fst00000122
Niles, Blair. (OCoLC)fst00222783
Society of Woman Geographers. (OCoLC)fst00683605
Women explorers. (OCoLC)fst01177666
Genre/Form Biographies.
Other Form: Online version: Zanglein, Jayne, The girl explorers Naperville : Sourcebooks, 2021. 9781728215259 (DLC) 2020053534
ISBN 9781728215242 (hardback)
1728215242 (hardback)
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