Ladies of the Field: Early Women Archaeologists and Their Search for Adventure

Ladies of the Field: Early Women Archaeologists and Their Search for Adventure

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The first women archaeologists were Victorian era adventurers who felt most at home when farthest from it. Canvas tents were their domains, hot Middle Eastern deserts their gardens of inquiry and labor. Thanks to them, prevailing ideas about feminine nature — soft, nurturing, submissive — were upended. Ladies of the Field tells the story of seven remarkable women, each a pioneering archaeologist, each headstrong, smart, and courageous, who burst into what was then… (more)


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Publisher: Greystone Books (September 17, 2010)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 224 pages

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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