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By Avril Maddrell

This enlightening booklet makes seen the lives and works of girls who performed a severe function within the improvement of geography as a tutorial box.

  • A infrequent and precise research of the geographical paintings of 30 person girls geographers from 1850 to 1970
  • Includes oral histories from girls who've held appointments in British universities for the reason that international warfare II
  • Makes the paintings of girls geographers obvious and demanding situations the idea of pre Nineteen Seventies geography as an overwhelmingly masculine field
  • Makes a tremendous contribution to debates in regards to the theoretical and methodological framing of the historiography of geography

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