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No Place for a Lady

Tales of Adventurous Women Travelers

by Barbara Hodgson

tagged: women, adventurers & explorers, social history
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No Place for a Lady is a beautifully illustrated account of the intrepid women who tore down the boundaries of countries around the globe, leaving as their legacy a world wide open for today's women travelers, is now available in paperback. Barbara Hodgson traces three hundred years of world travel by both celebrated and unknown women travelers. No Place for a Lady is filled with fascinating portraits, historical maps and intricate drawings, and is at once a beautifully illustrated exploration of early travel and a spirited celebration of the women who dared to redefine the proper place for a lady.

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About the Author

Barbara Hodgson is a book designer and writer. In addition to her three novels, The Tattooed Map, The Sensualist and Hippolyte's Island, she is the co-author of Paris Out of Hand, and Italy Out of Hand. Her non-fiction works include The Rat: A Perverse Miscellany, Opium: A Portrait of the Heavenly Demon and In the Arms of Morpheus: The Tragic History of Laudanum, Morphine and Patent Medicines. She lives in Vancouver, British Columbia.

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