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The Resource A world of her own : 24 amazing women explorers and adventurers, Michael Elsohn Ross, (electronic resource/)

A world of her own : 24 amazing women explorers and adventurers, Michael Elsohn Ross, (electronic resource/)

Label
A world of her own : 24 amazing women explorers and adventurers
Title
A world of her own
Title remainder
24 amazing women explorers and adventurers
Statement of responsibility
Michael Elsohn Ross
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"The stories of two dozen fascinating female explorers, from a wide range of eras, cultures, races, and economic backgrounds, are profiled in this entertaining and educational resource. Each of the women profiled overcame many obstacles to satisfy her curiosity and passions, including Eleanor Creesy, who was a ship's navigator in the 1800s; Kate Jackson, an insatiable investigator of venomous snakes whose work has led her to remote Africa and Latin America; and Constanza Ceruti, the world's only female high-elevation archaeologist, who carries out excavations on the Earth's highest peaks in dangerously thin air and subzero temperatures. Offering not only important historical context but also original interviews with many intriguing modern explorers, this who's who of women explorers will provide inspiration to today's young women interested in nature, science, and a physical challenge"--
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Provided by publisher
Biography type
collective biography
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1952-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Ross, Michael Elsohn
Dewey number
910.92/52
Index
index present
LC call number
G200
LC item number
.R66 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Women of action
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Women explorers
  • JUVENILE NONFICTION
  • JUVENILE NONFICTION
  • JUVENILE NONFICTION
  • JUVENILE NONFICTION
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY
  • SCIENCE
  • TRAVEL
  • TRAVEL
  • TRAVEL
  • TRAVEL
  • Women explorers
Label
A world of her own : 24 amazing women explorers and adventurers, Michael Elsohn Ross, (electronic resource/)
Link
http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=699196
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Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Front Cover; About the book; Title Page; Copyright; Dedication; Epigraph; Contents; Introduction: Women with Wanderlust; Lorie Karnath: A President of Explorers; Part 1: called by Mountains; Annie Smith Peck: A Woman Above Them All; Rosaly Lopes: Where Passion Leads; Constanza Ceruti: Climbing Sacred Mountains with a Humble Heart; Sophia Danenberg: Reaching the Highest Summit; Part II: seeking Nature; Marianne North: Picturing Nature; Martha Maxwell: Exploring Wildlife in the Rockies; Ynes Mexia: In Pursuit of Unknown Flora; Margaret Lowman: Life in the Treetops
  • Pamela Rasmussen: Birding Across ContinentsKate Jackson: In Quest of Scaly, Slimy Creatures; Aparajita Datta: Vanishing Wildlife and Forgotten People; Part III: Exploring the World's Waters; Eleanor Creesy: She Sets the Course; Kay Cottee: Alone on the High Seas; Edie Widder: Into the Deep, Dark Sea; Jill Fredston: Rowing Along Cold Coasts; Stephanie Schwabe: Diving into the Dark Frontier; Part IV: long Treks; Isabella Bird Bishop: Health, Horses, Adventure; Annie Kopchovsky "Londonderry": Pedaling Around the World with Chutzpah; Helga Etsby: The Long Walk Across America
  • Freya Stark: A Fashionable NomadAlexandra David-Néel: Seeking the Unknown; Helen Thayer: Facing Fear in the Far North; Kira Salak: Discoveries in Two Worlds.; Acknowledgments; Resources; Notes; Bibliography; Index; About the Author; Back Cover
Control code
ocn870899613
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781613744390
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
DFE2812A-657B-45CD-BD2A-8CC3E0AE65BA
System control number
  • (OCoLC)870899613
  • (Sirsi) a1848627
Label
A world of her own : 24 amazing women explorers and adventurers, Michael Elsohn Ross, (electronic resource/)
Link
http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=699196
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Front Cover; About the book; Title Page; Copyright; Dedication; Epigraph; Contents; Introduction: Women with Wanderlust; Lorie Karnath: A President of Explorers; Part 1: called by Mountains; Annie Smith Peck: A Woman Above Them All; Rosaly Lopes: Where Passion Leads; Constanza Ceruti: Climbing Sacred Mountains with a Humble Heart; Sophia Danenberg: Reaching the Highest Summit; Part II: seeking Nature; Marianne North: Picturing Nature; Martha Maxwell: Exploring Wildlife in the Rockies; Ynes Mexia: In Pursuit of Unknown Flora; Margaret Lowman: Life in the Treetops
  • Pamela Rasmussen: Birding Across ContinentsKate Jackson: In Quest of Scaly, Slimy Creatures; Aparajita Datta: Vanishing Wildlife and Forgotten People; Part III: Exploring the World's Waters; Eleanor Creesy: She Sets the Course; Kay Cottee: Alone on the High Seas; Edie Widder: Into the Deep, Dark Sea; Jill Fredston: Rowing Along Cold Coasts; Stephanie Schwabe: Diving into the Dark Frontier; Part IV: long Treks; Isabella Bird Bishop: Health, Horses, Adventure; Annie Kopchovsky "Londonderry": Pedaling Around the World with Chutzpah; Helga Etsby: The Long Walk Across America
  • Freya Stark: A Fashionable NomadAlexandra David-Néel: Seeking the Unknown; Helen Thayer: Facing Fear in the Far North; Kira Salak: Discoveries in Two Worlds.; Acknowledgments; Resources; Notes; Bibliography; Index; About the Author; Back Cover
Control code
ocn870899613
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781613744390
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
DFE2812A-657B-45CD-BD2A-8CC3E0AE65BA
System control number
  • (OCoLC)870899613
  • (Sirsi) a1848627

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