The Resource Influential women : two biographies, Emily Hahn, (ebook)

Influential women : two biographies, Emily Hahn, (ebook)

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Influential women : two biographies
Title
Influential women
Title remainder
two biographies
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Emily Hahn
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Language
eng
Summary
Portraits of pivotal American feminists and three of the most powerful women in twentieth-century China. Once Upon a Pedestal: After living an unconventional and exotic life for decades, New Yorker writer Emily Hahn was in her late sixties when this book was first published in 1974. As the Women's Movement continued to gain momentum, Hahn penned this "essential history of the remarkable women who led the feminist movement in America." Her biographical sketches include Susan B. Anthony, Clara Barton, Fanny Wright, the Grimk<U+00da> sisters, Margaret Sanger, Jane Addams, Victoria Woodhull, Harriet Martineau, Eleanor Roosevelt, and Betty Friedan. The Soong Sisters: In 1935, intrepid journalist and fearless feminist Emily Hahn traveled to China and sent dispatches to the New Yorker. Through her lover, the Chinese poet Shao Xunmei, she met and established close bonds with three of the most instrumental women in twentieth-century Chinese history, who happened to be sisters. The Soong family was arguably the most influential family in Shanghai, even more so as eldest sister Eling married finance minister H. H. Kung; middle sister Chingling married Sun Yat-Sen, the founding father and first president of the Republic of China; and youngest sister Mayling married Chiang Kai-Shek, who succeeded Sun as the leader of the Republic of China. Hahn's chronicle of the family's history, written while bombs were falling during the Second Sino-Japanese War, and published in 1941, while Hahn was still in Japanese-occupied Hong Kong, is a vivid, comprehensive, and uniquely personal account of the sisters who would become known to the world as Madame Kung, Madame Sun, and Madame Chiang Kai-Shek
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Midwest
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1905-1997
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Hahn, Emily
Dewey number
305.420922
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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  • Soong, Ai-ling
  • Song, Qingling
  • Chiang, May-ling Soong
  • Women
  • Feminists
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adult
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Influential women : two biographies, Emily Hahn, (ebook)
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online resource
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
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text
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txt
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rdacontent
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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9781504056755
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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c
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MWT12269775
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remote
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12269775
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MWT12269775
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Influential women : two biographies, Emily Hahn, (ebook)
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Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
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cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781504056755
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12269775
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12269775
System control number
MWT12269775
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Mode of access: World Wide Web

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