This book describes the lives of fifty women who have overcome centuries-old prejudices. They disrupted and changed society and slowly but surely secured a place in the man’s world. The example set by these iconic women with their knowledge, experience and imagination paved the way for generations to come.
A book containing many beautiful photos that invite you to discover more about these fascinating women.
With Emmeline Pankhurst, Marie Curie, Alexandra David-Néel, Maria Montessori, Gertrude Stein, Mata Hari, Virginia Woolf, Coco Chanel, Agatha Christie, Martha Graham, Amelia Earhart, Golda Meir, Peggy Guggenheim, Tamara de Lempicka, Leni Riefenstahl, Diana Vreeland, Margaret Bourke-White, Estée Lauder, Joséphine Baker, Frida Kahlo, Rachel Carson, Simone de Beauvoir, Rita Levi-Montalcini, Moeder Teresa, Rosa Parks, Indira Gandhi, Evita Perón, Rosalind Franklin, Margaret Thatcher, Elizabeth II, Simone Veil, Anne Frank, Grace Kelly, Audrey Hepburn, Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, Dian Fossey, Mary Quant, Valentina Tereshkova, Wangari Maathai, Joan Baez, Roberta Gibb, Billie Jean King, Zaha Hadid, Benazir Bhutto, Christiane Amanpour, Diana Spencer, Samantha Cristoforetti, Misty Copeland, Laura Dekker en Malala Yousafzai.