The Blessings of a Good Thick Skirt

 
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Some of the most remarkable journeys ever made have been made by women. This book explains what it is that makes women abandon the comfort of home for the risks and dangers of the unknown.

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Mary Russell began travelling when she went to Lesotho to research her Master's Degree in Peace Studies. That was in 1981 and since then, she has travelled to places as different as Donegal and Dominica, the Sahara and the Finnish Arctic.

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Russell, Mary
Published by Collins, London (1989)
ISBN 10: 0002179814 ISBN 13: 9780002179812
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Book Description Collins, London, 1989. Soft Cover. Book Condition: New. Contemporary Illus. (illustrator). Paperback Edition. large 8vo,pb,239 pp.,new. This monster paperback covers Annie Taylor, Alexandra David-Noel, Tibet; Hester Stanhope & Gertrude Bell, the East; Mary Duchess of Bedford; Naomi James & Arlene Blum. Pioneering early female travellers, some rather eccentric. Size: Tall 8vo. Bookseller Inventory # 003496

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