As contribuições das descobridoras - Courtney Stephens

Durante da época vitoriana era improvável para mulheres de serem grandes descobridoras. Todavia algumas mulheres inteligentes e corajosas contribuiram uma grande parte aos estudos de áreas ainda pouco exploradas nesse tempo. Courtney Stephens examina três mulheres - Marianne North, Mary Kingsley e Alexandra David-Néel - que não aceitaram um “não” como resposta (e porqué nós deviamos agradecer-lhas por não aceitarem).

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