EBook Women of Steel and Stone : 22 Inspirational Architects, Engineers, and Landscape Designers (EPUB, PDF)

by Anna M. Lewis

Book review

Women of Steel and Stone features 22 thoroughly researched and engaging profiles of architects, engineers, and landscape designers, describing these groundbreakers' strengths, interests, and challenges as they were growing up and starting their careers, and what they achieved. Inspiring a new generation of girls who are increasingly engaged in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) fields, the biographies stress hard work, perseverance, and creativity. Set against the backdrop of landmark events such as the women's suffrage and civil rights movements, the industrial revolution, and more, the profiles offer not only important historical context but also a look at some of the celebrated architects and engineers working today. Sidebars on related topics, source notes, and a bibliography make this an invaluable resource for further study.

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ISBN9781613736678
Author
PublisherChicago Review Press
GanreBiography: General
Release date 01.03.2017
Pages count272
File size4.8 Mb
eBook formateBook, (FB2)En
Book rating4.62 (52 votes)

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