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Intrepid Women

Author : Thomas Cardoza
ISBN : 9780253354518
Genre : History
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"Based on previously unpublished French archival records as well as published primary sources from France, its enemies, and its allies from the early 1700s until the Great War, Intrepid women is the first serious ... study of a previously ignored aspect women's and military history. Thomas Cardoza shows that these women were far more numerous and far more important to French logistics and morale than previously recognized, and suggests that their suppression was both premature and ultimately counterproductive. He also paints ... a complete picture of these women's daily lives: social origins, recruitment, business dealings, behavior on the battlefield, marriage and family life, retirement, and death"--Jacket.
Category: History

An Intrepid Woman

Author : Patrick Gibson
ISBN : 9781848761322
Genre : History
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A remarkable witness to several of the most epoch-making events of the 20th century, towards the end of her life Dorothy McLorn penned a volume of memoirs. These memoirs form the basis of this interesting biography, which also draws on a memoir by her son Philip.
Category: History

Intrepid Woman

Author : Betty Lussier
ISBN : 9781612513966
Genre : History
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A college student in Maryland when World War II began, Betty Lussier went to England to help the British fight off an impending invasion. Armed with a private pilot s license, she joined the Air Transport Auxiliary and was soon ferrying planes and pilots for the RAF, and her memoir describes those days in thrilling detail. After the Normandy invasion, when women pilots were barred from delivering planes to the combat zones on the continent, she complained to Sir William S. Stephenson, who was in the RAF with her father in World War I and headed British intelligence in the States. He steered her to the newly formed American Office of Strategic Services, which was recruiting field agents. Her experiences with a special liaison unit in Algeria, Sicily, Italy, and France helping to set up a chain of double agents and transmit misinformation to the enemy are described in compelling detail as she takes the reader step-by-step through some memorable cases that helped bring the war to an end.
Category: History

Intrepid Woman My Mother

Author : Joanna Henshaw Rotberg
ISBN : 0974265128
Genre : Women
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A candid and revealing memoir of a remarkable Freudian analyst, educator, columnist, mother, and grandmother whose feminist attitude to life and work was decades ahead of her time. Her life spanned virtually the whole of the twentieth century. This is a tale of communal living in England between the two great wars and after. It is about shared lovers, children, the personal travails and evacuation during wartime, marriages that failed and marriages that worked, extended families and personal loss. This is a hilarious book, too, with wild chapters on the proper making of home made marmalade, on dogs and their psychology, on the putting of motor cars together backwards, and of battles with the planning authorities over an Elizabethan pub in rural Oxfordshire. Dr. Edna Oakeshott, O. B. E., the subject of this memoir, was an indomitable woman who lived life to the absolute full for 95 years. This book is based primarily on her letters, writings, and secret poetry.
Category: Women

Intrepid Women

Author : Jordana Pomeroy
ISBN : 0754650723
Genre : Art
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Drawing upon sketches, paintings, and photographs, Intrepid Women is a groundbreaking study that examines the art that women produced while travelling, as well as the circumstances that brought these artists - both amateurs and professionals - far beyond the reaches of the traditional Grand Tour. This volume of essays offers fresh evidence that through their travel and art, women extended both geographic and social boundaries.
Category: Art

The Great American Bus Ride

Author : Irma Kurtz
ISBN : 9780007292127
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Kurtz left her native America 30 years ago to live abroad. Time has made her homeland seem truly exotic, so last summer she set off alone across America by Greyhound bus. This book is the remarkable record of her rough passage from the East to the West Coast and back again. 8-page insert; map.
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We Are All Adequite The Intrepid Media 2007 Collection

Author : Intrepid Media
ISBN : 9780557029358
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Intrepid Media (WWW.INTREPIDMEDIA.COM) is a creative network, magazine, and marketing tool for writers and other artists. Our membership includes New York Times bestselling authors, authors represented by major agencies, novelists, journalists, freelancers, technical writers, bloggers, students, and everything in between. WE ARE ALL ADEQUITE: THE INTREPID MEDIA 2007 COLLECTION documents the year as seen through the passionate eyes of the prettiest cross-section of humanity you've seen since "21 Jump Street." We start with Lohan and Miss America and close with politics and the faint opening strains of the Obama juggernaut. In between you'll find barry bonds, the bionic woman, the burger king, bdsm, britney, big country, blogs, and breakfast beer. And that's just the Bs. But we're betting there's a little something in here for everyone, regardless of what it is you're into. So come along for the ride. And more importantly, visit us at WWW.INTREPIDMEDIA.COM and be a part of it.
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Do Not Tell Me No

Author : Kathryn Jane
ISBN : 0992019516
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Trust, is not about being comfortable.Cassandra, a mature, kick-ass woman, is determined to find her family, in spite of a crazy horse, a mysterious helicopter, a frustrated hero and farcical felons.She has depended on her instincts and good sense for years. But when her life suddenly goes sideways, she begins to wonder if her judgment is being clouded by the chemistry between her and a sizzling hot mystery man.Gage’s assignment is to protect the woman, but she’s got him twisted up like a pretzel and second guessing every move he makes.Cass is ready to climb over anything in her way, but Gage is a master at roadblocks.
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Women Of Discovery

Author : Milbry Polk
ISBN : STANFORD:36105025799763
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Profiles eighty women who traveled to far-reaching places as guides, pilgrims, artists, mountaineers, scientists, and aviators to explore the unknown and satisfy their thirst for adventure with courage and determination.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Dundee S Two Intrepid Ladies

Author : F. Marie Imandt
ISBN : 0900019492
Genre : Voyages around the world
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Dundee's Two Intrepid Ladies contains a selection of the writings produced by two pioneering Dundee journalists, Marie Imandt and Bessie Maxwell, whilst on an epic tour of the globe, a project conceived by their employer David Couper Thomson. Their assignment lasted almost a year, during which time they visited 10 countries and travelled over 26,000 miles. Their lively, illustrated reports give a fascinating insight into 19th-century travel and the role and status of women throughout the world. This book features a selection of highlights from these ground-breaking and highly entertaining accounts, presenting an appealing mix of travel writing, social history and genderpolitics. For this new book a large and varied collection of their writings has been selected and edited by Susan Keracher, Curator of Art at The McManus, Dundee's Art Gallery and Museum. During the museum's redevelopment she curated its Dundee and the World Gallery which features the popular 'Two Intrepid Ladies' display. It is this exhibition which provided the inspiration for the book.Susan has also written a comprehensive introduction and epilogue to the book and has enhanced the original articles' detailed footnotes and explanatory text, helping to place the original texts within their social and historical context.
Category: Voyages around the world

Identity And Networks

Author : Deborah Fahy Bryceson
ISBN : 1845451619
Genre : Social Science
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Contrary to the negative assessments of the social order that have become prevalent in the media since 9/11, this collection of essays focuses on the enormous social creativity being invested as collective identities are reconfigured. It emphasizes on the reformulation of ethnic and gender relationships and identities in public life.
Category: Social Science

Kris Longknife Intrepid

Author : Mike Shepherd
ISBN : 1101078901
Genre : Fiction
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Kris Longknife has been assigned to The Wasp, the best warship beyond the Rim of Human Space. But while hunting for pirates, Kris stumbles upon something. It’s a plan to kill one of the members of the aristocratic Peterwald family—and the would-be killers are setting her up as the assassin.
Category: Fiction

Fast Ladies

Author : Jean François Bouzanquet
ISBN : 9781845842253
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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It took a great deal of determination on the part of women to sweep aside male resistance from the inner circles of the motoring world. A veritable saga with a wealth of illustrations spanning almost a century of motor racing. Over forty unique portraits of daring, brave women who took part in speed records events, rallies and Grand Prix races.
Category: Sports & Recreation

Woman In Man S World

Author : U.S. Goswami
ISBN : 8185880085
Genre : Sex discrimination against women
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In this book feminine characters have been selected from different countries and set-ups to narrate the handicaps, a particular female was required to confront in her peculiar milieu. The same theme pervades the other chapters too, delineating the predicament, the women, in general, face in man's world.
Category: Sex discrimination against women

The Book Of Contemplation

Author : Usama ibn Munqidh
ISBN : 9780141919171
Genre : History
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The volume comprises lightly annotated translation of a key medieval Arabic text that bears directly on the Crusades and Crusader society and the Muslim experience of them.
Category: History

Once Intrepid Warriors

Author : Dorothy Louise Hodgson
ISBN : 025333909X
Genre : History
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Drawing on archival sources as well as her extensive fieldwork in Tanzania, Dorothy L. Hodgson explores the ways identity, development, and gender have interacted to shape the Maasai into who and what they are today. By situating the Maasai in the political, economic, and social context of Tanzania and of world events, Hodgson shows how outside forces, and views of development in particular, have influenced Maasai lifeways, especially gender relations.
Category: History