March 25, 2015

Book Riot’s Recommended Reading on Women in History

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In celebration of Women’s History Month, Book Riot posted their recommendations for non-fiction reads about women in history. The recommendations include:

1. Liar, Temptress, Soldier, Spy by Karen Abbott, which tells the story of four different women who went undercover as men in the Civil War.

2. The Woman Who Would Be King by Kara Cooney, a biography on Hatshepsut, the longest-reigning female pharaoh of Ancient Egypt.

3. At the Dark End of the Street by Danielle L. McGuire, which describes the struggles of African American women during the Civil Rights Movement and their resistance towards the discrimination.

4. The Poker Bride by Christopher Corbett, which describes the lives of the Chinese in the American West during the 1800s through the telling of the story of a young Chinese teenager named Polly.

5. The Woman Warrior by Maxine Hong Kingston, in which the author explains how growing up as a Chinese American and the immigrant experience that shaped her.

Check out the video below for more, and tell us what books you would recommend for celebrating Women’s History Month in the comment section!

Watch the video: https://youtu.be/LAA9MbZ3tPc

 


 

Caitlin Kimball is a She Is Fierce! Editorial Assistant majoring in Communications at Flagler College in St. Augustine, Florida. Caitlin is passionate about music and fashion, hoping to have a career in either of the two industries. She enjoys vintage clothing, Patrick Swayze, and hearing the stories of inspiring women. Watch Caitlin as she explores her new life at college by following her Instagram: @caittkimball

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