The Quotable Woman

The First 5,000 Years

By Partnow, Elaine Bernstein

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978-0-81607-725-0
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Facts On File


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Library Journal

Reviewed on December 1, 2010

This edition is an update of a classic reference work. While the print version will prove useful to library users browsing for quotations, the changes in the reference milieu since the 1992 and 2001 editions make this edition less likely to be used for locating specific quotations. Entries are arranged chronologically then alphabetically by the names of the women quoted. Indexing is by name, career a...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

School Library Journal

Reviewed on February 1, 2011

Gr 8 Up—A quote, according to Partnow's foreword, merits inclusion in this work only if it inspires, moves, delights, and/or reveals. This revision does that with exuberance and bounty, incorporating more than 4000 new entries spoken or written by individuals from a variety of disciplines, philosophies, and cultures. (Some 1,000 entries from the fifth edition are gone.) Quo...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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