The most influential and distinguished women throughout the world are brought together in this unique single volume publication.
Listing over 6,000 entries from a variety of backgrounds, this new fifth edition reflects the growing role of women in modern society. A one-stop research tool with extensive indexing, making reference quick and easy, recognizing established personalities as well as women who are rising to prominence.
* Each entry includes: nationality, date and place of birth, education, family details, career, awards and publications, leisure interests, address and telephone numbers, and email and internet addresses where available
* Also indexed by profession
* Comprehensive biographies of women from all occupational fields are included: politics, finance, business, academia, science, literature, the media, fashion, the arts, medicine, sports and many more.
'Valuable and unique, this work promises to be useful to academic, public, and business libraries, and to corporations, the media, and organizations and associations.' - Choice
'This is a clear, accurate and up-to-date volume produced to Europa's usual high standards.' - Reference Reviews