Rocking the System: Fearless and Amazing Irish Women who Made History (Hardback)
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Rocking the System: Fearless and Amazing Irish Women who Made History (Hardback)

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Hardback 208 Pages / Published: 01/02/2018
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Twenty illustrated essays on Irish women, historical and contemporary, who have defied cultural norms around femininity and achieved great things. The subjects include Irish women from Queen Medb to Eileen Gray, from Constance Markievicz to Sonia O'Sullivan, covering stateswomen, artists, writers, activists and rebels of all kinds. Written by multi award-winning author and first Laureate na nOg (Irish Children's Laureate), Siobhan Parkinson. Perfect for use in schools as well as for leisure reading, this collection celebrates the role of women in Ireland's changing society.

Publisher: Little Island
ISBN: 9781910411964
Number of pages: 208
Dimensions: 230 x 150 mm
Edition: None ed.


MEDIA REVIEWS
"Many battles have been won by these brave women and the unknown heroines who walked quietly alongside them. This book will inspire all its readers to play their part in creating a world that is fair, harmonious and equal." --Sabina Higgins, political activist and First Lady of Ireland
"This is a very timely and engaging book for this centenary year of women first getting the vote." --Micheline Sheehy Skeffington, lecturer, activist, and granddaughter of Hanna Sheehy Skeffington

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