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BYGONE BADASS BROADS

BYGONE BADASS BROADS

(Hardcover, Illustrated)
  • Release Date 01.02.2018
  • Brand: Abrams Image
  • UPC: 9781419729256
  • Available Date: 01.02.2018
  • Model Number: 9781419729256
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Meet history’s most fascinating forgotten women

Based on Mackenzi Lee’s popular weekly Twitter series of the same name, Bygone Badass Broads features 52 remarkable and forgotten trailblazing women from all over the world. With tales of heroism and cunning, in-depth bios and witty storytelling, Bygone Badass Broads gives new life to these historic female pioneers. Starting in the fifth century BC and continuing to the present, the book takes a closer look at bold and inspiring women who dared to step outside the traditional gender roles of their time. Coupled with riveting illustrations and Lee’s humorous and conversational storytelling style, this book is an outright celebration of the badass women who paved the way for the rest of us.

Based on Mackenzi Lee’s popular weekly Twitter series of the same name, Bygone Badass Broads features 52 remarkable and forgotten trailblazing women from all over the world. With tales of heroism and cunning, in-depth bios and witty storytelling, Bygone Badass Broads gives new life to these historic female pioneers. Starting in the fifth century BC and continuing to the present, the book takes a closer look at bold and inspiring women who dared to step outside the traditional gender roles of their time. Coupled with riveting illustrations and Lee’s Drunk History-esque storytelling style, this book is an outright celebration of the badass women who paved the way for the rest of us.

WOMEN FEATURED:

•Empress Xi Ling Shi

•Hatshepsut

•Agnodice

•Trung Trac & Trung Nhi

•Queen Arawelo

•Fatima Al-Fihri

•Murasaki Shikibu

•Khutulun

•Sayyida Al-Hurra

•Mochizuki Chiyome

•Dona Ana Lezama de Urinza & Dona Eustaquia de Sonza

•Lady Margaret Cavendish

•King Christina of Sweden

•Julie d'Aubigny

•Sybilla Masters

•Sybil Ludington

•Anne Lister

•Ching Shih

•Mary Anning

•Mary Seacole

•Friederike Mandelbaum

•Lakshmibai, The Rani of Jhansi

•Stagecoach Mary Fields

•Isabella Stewart Gardner

•Emily Warren Roebling

•Buffalo Calf Road Woman

•Mary Bowser & Bet Van Lew

•Marie Duval

•Fannie Farmer

•Juliette Gordon Low

•Annie Jump Cannon

•Clelia Duel Mosher

•Sarah Breedlove

•Edith Garrud

•Emmy Noether

•Alice Ball

•Dorothy Arnzer

•Nwanyeruwa

•Rukmini Devi Arundale

•Mariya Oktyabrskaya

•Irena Sendler

•Ursula Nordstrom

•Elvita de la Fuente Chaudoir

•Jackie Mitchell

•Noor Inayat Khan

•Fanny Blankers-Koen

•Kumander Liwayway

•Azucena Villaflor

•Angela Morley

•Maria Tallchief

•The Mirabal Sisters

•Lorraine Hansberry

About the Author

Mackenzi Lee holds a BA in history and an MFA in writing for children and young adults from Simmons College. She is the New York Times bestselling author of the historical fantasy novels This Monstrous Thing and The Gentleman’s Guide to Vice and Virtue, as well as the forthcoming The Lady’s Guide to Petticoats and Piracy (2018) and Semper Augustus (2019). She currently calls Boston home, where she works as an independent bookstore manager.

Mackenzi Lee is the author of three historical novels: This Monstrous Thing, The Gentleman’s Guide to Vice and Virtue, and Semper Augustus (2018). She is also a contributor to two anthologies, The Radical Element and All Out (2018). Lee holds a BA in history and an MFA fiction from Simmons College. She lives in Boston, Massachusetts.

Product Details

Hardcover: 176 pages

Publisher: Harry N. Abrams

History / Women

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