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Women of Achievement

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Women of Achievement by Benjamin Griffith Brawley is a powerful and insightful collection of biographies highlighting the accomplishments of exceptional women throughout history. Brawley's detailed and eloquent writing brings to life the stories of these remarkable individuals, from Joan of Arc to Harriet Tubman to Susan B. Anthony.

What sets this book apart is Brawley's focus on the multitude of ways in which these women achieved greatness, whether through their political activism, scientific discoveries, artistic talents, or acts of courage and resilience. Each biography is meticulously researched and presented in a way that is both engaging and informative, making it accessible to readers of all ages.

Additionally, Brawley does an excellent job of showcasing the diversity of experiences and backgrounds among the women featured in the book, highlighting the intersectionality of gender, race, and class in shaping their lives and achievements. This book serves as a reminder of the important contributions that women have made to society throughout history, and is a must-read for anyone interested in learning more about the pioneering women who have shaped the world we live in today.

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This volume, published in 1919 by the American Women's Baptist Home Mission Society, opens with an introduction spelling out the important work done by African American women. It speaks both to the "invisible work" of as mothers and wives, and the work done outside the homes in all sorts of industries, as well as in medicine, education, and arts. In addition, it contains short biographies of five brave, inspiring women. - Summary by kathrinee

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