Designed for those who wish to learn more about female historical figures, but do not know where to start, 30 Women in History does what it says on the cover. It is a collection of small biographies on 30 women from various centuries and countries. Each biography acts as an introduction to each figure and the key details of her life, the influences on her future and the legacy that she left. The short chapters make it easy to pick up and put down, ideal for commuting and lunch breaks.
Volume 1 features women such as; Irena Sendler, who saved thousands of Jewish children during the Holocaust. Elizabeth Garrett Anderson, the first female doctor in the United Kingdom. Hatshepsut, the woman who became a Pharaoh, and Anne the last Duchess of Brittany.
If you have always wanted to learn more about women in history then this is the book for you.