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Author Adams, Amanda, 1976-

Title Ladies of the field : early women archaeologists and their search for adventure / Amanda Adams.

Imprint Vancouver : Greystone Books, c2010.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Parsons Fiction  930.1092 A211    ---  Available
Description 228 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary Adams chronicles the contributions that women have made to the science of archaeology, by focusing on seven women-- some famous, some overlooked.
Contents Introduction: Field notes -- The Nile's grand dame: Amelia Edwards, 1831-1892 -- All dressed up in a man's suit: Jane Dieulafoy, 1851-1916 -- Mexico's archaeological queen: Zelia Nuttall, 1857-1933 -- O, desert tiger!: Gertrude Bell, 1868-1926 -- Just like a volcano: Harriet Boyd Hawes, 1871-1945 -- Archaeology's big detective: Agatha Christie, 1890-1976 -- Like a glass of stony white wine: Dorothy Garrod, 1892-1968 -- Epilogue: Excavations.
Subject Women archaeologists -- Biography.
ISBN 9781553654339

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