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Women Who Led Nations
Joan Axelrod-Contrada ©1999

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  • 160 pages
  • More than 60 black-and-white photos and maps
  • Reinforced library binding
  • 6" x 9"
  • Bibliography
  • Index
  • Grades 5 and up
  • ISBN: 978-1-881508-48-9
  • $19.95







“Engaging profiles of seven fascinating women. . . . An outstanding acquisition choice for school and community library collections.”
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Features Israeli pioneer and prime minister Golda Meir; Indira Gandhi, prime minister of India; Margaret Thatcher, prime minister of Britain; Corazon Aquino and Benazir Bhutto, both of whom restored democracy to their native lands, the Philippines and Pakistan; Nicaraguan president Violeta Barrios de Chamorro; and prime minister of Norway, Gro Harlem Brundtland.