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A series of geography books that explore the relationship between people and their environment. Each title begins with a child's local, familiar surroundings before moving on to the way people live in other parts of the world. Topics discussed include environmental change, population and planning.
People on the Move
A series of geography books that explore the relationship between people and their environment. Each title begins with a child's local, familiar surroundings before moving on to the way people live in other parts of the world. Topics discussed include environmental change, population and planning.
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8.52 USD

People on the Move

by Barbara Taylor
Paperback
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Why are Pandas in Peril?: First Questions and Answers - Endangered Animals
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10.23 USD

Why are Pandas in Peril?: First Questions and Answers - Endangered Animals

by Barbara Taylor
Paperback
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An attractive series of geography books that explores the relationship between people and their environment. Each book starts with a child's local, familiar surroundings before looking at the way people live in other parts of the world. Colourful photographs and cheerful illustrations complement the text, which investigates themes such as ...
How Places Change
An attractive series of geography books that explores the relationship between people and their environment. Each book starts with a child's local, familiar surroundings before looking at the way people live in other parts of the world. Colourful photographs and cheerful illustrations complement the text, which investigates themes such as environmental change, sustainable development and population and planning. As well as being informative, the books encourage children to think and enquire about issues for themselves, with thought-provoking questions and practical activities to try out. The books are ideal starting points for further investigation. Tasks are set within the framework of the book and extension projects are suggested. This book uses the school as a starting point to get children thinking about how changes in the physical landscape affect them. It focuses on issues such as transport, farming and the supply of goods and services to investigate the reasons for and effect of natural and manmade change.
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8.52 USD

How Places Change

by Barbara Taylor
Paperback
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In Focus: Bugs
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13.640000 USD

In Focus: Bugs

by Barbara Taylor, Editors of Kingfisher
Paperback
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In Focus: Reptiles
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13.640000 USD

In Focus: Reptiles

by Barbara Taylor
Paperback
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Readers' imaginations will be fired on every page with this wonderful single-volume encyclopedia. The book is arranged thematically into ten core topics: Earth, Space, Science, Machines, My Body, People and Places, History, Dinosaurs, Plants and Animals. A range of informative and interactive features perfectly enhance and consolidate each reference section.
Everything You Need to Know
Readers' imaginations will be fired on every page with this wonderful single-volume encyclopedia. The book is arranged thematically into ten core topics: Earth, Space, Science, Machines, My Body, People and Places, History, Dinosaurs, Plants and Animals. A range of informative and interactive features perfectly enhance and consolidate each reference section.
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25.46 USD

Everything You Need to Know

by Barbara Taylor, Philip Steele, Deborah Murrell, Deborah Chancellor
Paperback / softback
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Disgusting and Dreadful Science features a look at the weird, revolting and shocking aspects of science for children at KS2. From plants and life cycles to the human body and animal adaptations, the books offer Wow! fascinating facts, fun examples and true-life stories to provide ways in to understanding solid ...
Slimy Spawn and Other Gruesome Life Cycles
Disgusting and Dreadful Science features a look at the weird, revolting and shocking aspects of science for children at KS2. From plants and life cycles to the human body and animal adaptations, the books offer Wow! fascinating facts, fun examples and true-life stories to provide ways in to understanding solid scientific principles.Slimy Spawn investigates a world of disgusting life cycles, from hungry bed bugs to slimy frogs and from disease-carrying rats to slithery snakes.
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22.17 USD

Slimy Spawn and Other Gruesome Life Cycles

by Anna Claybourne, Barbara Taylor
Hardback
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Have you ever wondered why fireflies glow in the dark? Or why spiders don't stick to their own webs? And why do octopuses make ink? Tell Me Why Elephants Have Trunks provides the answers to these tricky questions about animals and much more with the help of light-hearted text and ...
Tell Me Why: Elephants Have Trunks
Have you ever wondered why fireflies glow in the dark? Or why spiders don't stick to their own webs? And why do octopuses make ink? Tell Me Why Elephants Have Trunks provides the answers to these tricky questions about animals and much more with the help of light-hearted text and eye-catching artwork to get to the bottom of these scientific problems. Bizarre, confusing or just plain strange things happen in the world around us all the time. Each title in the Tell Me Why series delves into some of the great mysteries of everyday life, and uses the world of science and scientific research to make sense of them. Bright, dynamic artwork supports the text, making the series visually appealing as well as factually fascinating.
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10.24 USD

Tell Me Why: Elephants Have Trunks

by Barbara Taylor
Paperback
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This is an exciting insight into the weird and wonderful world of snakes and how they live, with 190 pictures. It offers in-depth coverage of all aspects of how snakes live and behave - from teeth and venom to hunting and feeding. It has focus features that zoom in on ...
Exploring Nature: Amazing Snakes: an Exciting Insight into the Weird and Wonderful World of Snakes and How They Live, with 190 Pictures
This is an exciting insight into the weird and wonderful world of snakes and how they live, with 190 pictures. It offers in-depth coverage of all aspects of how snakes live and behave - from teeth and venom to hunting and feeding. It has focus features that zoom in on particular aspects of the species, such as how a snake sheds its skin, constricts its prey, swallows its food, or hatches out from an egg. Myth boxes explore popular stories and legends about snakes from around the world. Did You Know? Spotlights provide quirky facts that will both amaze and amuse. Stunning images from renowned wildlife photographers complement intricate illustrations. This is a book that will delight and inform 8- to 12-year-olds, ideal for home or school use. Snakes are often hated, sometimes loved, but rarely understood. This sssssssuper book investigates these shy but remarkable reptiles, exploring their anatomy, instincts and survival skills. You can discover the secrets of the deadly poisoners and stranglers. You can find out why some species lay eggs while others give birth to live young. Detailed cross-section diagrams reveal the complex inner workings of a snake's body. With wonderful wildlife photographs and lively and informative text by an award-winning natural history writer, this is the perfect fun learning book.
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13.64 USD

Exploring Nature: Amazing Snakes: an Exciting Insight into the Weird and Wonderful World of Snakes and How They Live, with 190 Pictures

by Barbara Taylor
Hardback
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This is an exciting, fact-filled journey through the frozen world of these flightless birds, with more than 200 pictures. You can find out all about these intriguing creatures and their stunning habitat. You can discover the many different penguin varieties, from Adelie and Gentoo to Chinstrap and Macaroni. It offers ...
Exploring Nature: Fantastic Penguins: An Exciting, Fact-filled Journey Through the Frozen World of These Flightless Birds, with More Than 200 Pictures
This is an exciting, fact-filled journey through the frozen world of these flightless birds, with more than 200 pictures. You can find out all about these intriguing creatures and their stunning habitat. You can discover the many different penguin varieties, from Adelie and Gentoo to Chinstrap and Macaroni. It offers an accessible information on how penguins survive and behave, such as hunting for food and raising young. It includes amazing-but-true facts and feature boxes. With over 200 images by top wildlife photographers, as well as specially commissioned illustrations, including inside-view anatomical artworks. It is an ideal reference guide for use at home or school for 8- to 12-year-olds. These delightful birds are unlike any other. They cannot fly, and on land they waddle around like clumsy little people - but in the sea they are swift and graceful swimmers. They can also leap high out of the water and some can even jump over rocks. On snow they can slide along on their fronts like toboggans. This lively guide offers a unique insight into the lives of penguins. You can learn about their amazing courtship displays and find out how they survive in freezing temperatures. This volume is a valuable resource for young natural history enthusiasts.
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13.64 USD

Exploring Nature: Fantastic Penguins: An Exciting, Fact-filled Journey Through the Frozen World of These Flightless Birds, with More Than 200 Pictures

by Barbara Taylor
Hardback
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Use the power of science to put this book through its paces. Prod, tear and cut up a page to test the properties of paper. Make the book disappear, fly, move, grow, scream and shout, attempt the impossible and tell a secret.
Make This Book Disappear
Use the power of science to put this book through its paces. Prod, tear and cut up a page to test the properties of paper. Make the book disappear, fly, move, grow, scream and shout, attempt the impossible and tell a secret.
15.34 USD

Make This Book Disappear

by Barbara Taylor
Paperback / softback
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Where People Shop
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8.52 USD

Where People Shop

by Barbara Taylor
Paperback
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Elephants are the gentle giants that dominate the continents of Africa and Asia. This fascinating guide offers an amazing insight into the lives of these intelligent and mysterious creatures. With 180 stunning colour wildlife photographs and a lively and informative text by an award-winning children's natural history writer, this is ...
Elephants
Elephants are the gentle giants that dominate the continents of Africa and Asia. This fascinating guide offers an amazing insight into the lives of these intelligent and mysterious creatures. With 180 stunning colour wildlife photographs and a lively and informative text by an award-winning children's natural history writer, this is the perfect fun learning book for children aged 8-12, and also ideal for school projects, home study, or classroom use.
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15.34 USD

Elephants

by Barbara Taylor
Hardback
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Bizarre, confusing or just plain strange things happen in the world around us all the time. Each title in the Tell Me Why...series delves into some of the great mysteries of everyday life, and uses the world of science and scientific research to make sense of them. Bright, dynamic artwork ...
Tell Me Why Elephants Have Trunks and Other Questions About Animals
Bizarre, confusing or just plain strange things happen in the world around us all the time. Each title in the Tell Me Why...series delves into some of the great mysteries of everyday life, and uses the world of science and scientific research to make sense of them. Bright, dynamic artwork supports the text, making the series visually appealing as well as factually fascinating. Have you ever wondered why fireflies glow in the dark? Or why spiders don't stick to their own webs? And why do octopuses make ink? Tell Me Why...Elephants Have Trunks and Other Questions About Animals provides the answers to these tricky questions about animals, and many more besides, using lighthearted text and eye-catching artwork to get to the bottom of these scientific problems.
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13.64 USD

Tell Me Why Elephants Have Trunks and Other Questions About Animals

by Barbara Taylor
Hardback
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Bizarre, confusing or just plain strange things happen in the world around us all the time. Each title in the Tell Me Why...series delves into some of the great mysteries of everyday life, and uses the world of science and scientific research to make sense of them. Bright, dynamic artwork ...
Tell Me Why the Earth is Like a Jigsaw and Other Questions About Planet Earth
Bizarre, confusing or just plain strange things happen in the world around us all the time. Each title in the Tell Me Why...series delves into some of the great mysteries of everyday life, and uses the world of science and scientific research to make sense of them. Bright, dynamic artwork supports the text, making the series visually appealing as well as factually fascinating. Have you ever wondered why rain falls from the sky? Or why it gets dark at night? And why do some places have four seasons? Tell Me Why The Earth is Like a JIgsaw and Other Questions About Planet Earth provides the answers to these tricky questions about our planet, and many more besides, using lighthearted text and eye-catching artwork to get to the bottom of these scientific problems.
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13.64 USD

Tell Me Why the Earth is Like a Jigsaw and Other Questions About Planet Earth

by Barbara Taylor
Hardback
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Sharks are one of the oldest creatures on the planet, perhaps even older than the dinosaurs. Learn all about them with this exciting book kit, including how they function, where they live and how they survive in some of the ocean's most extreme conditions. Exciting facts, incredible illustrations and easy ...
Build A Shark
Sharks are one of the oldest creatures on the planet, perhaps even older than the dinosaurs. Learn all about them with this exciting book kit, including how they function, where they live and how they survive in some of the ocean's most extreme conditions. Exciting facts, incredible illustrations and easy to follow step-by-step instructions are teamed up alongside a fantastic 25 piece kit, which contains everything you need to build your own 76cm great white! Kit includes: 32-page paperback book, 35 sturdy card pieces
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25.58 USD

Build A Shark

by Barbara Taylor
Novelty book
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Did women have an Enlightenment? This path-breaking volume of interdisciplinary essays by forty leading scholars provides a detailed picture of the controversial, innovative role played by women and gender issues in the age of light.
Women, Gender and Enlightenment
Did women have an Enlightenment? This path-breaking volume of interdisciplinary essays by forty leading scholars provides a detailed picture of the controversial, innovative role played by women and gender issues in the age of light.
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54.600000 USD

Women, Gender and Enlightenment

by Sarah Knott, Barbara Taylor
Paperback
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Which amazing animal can change the color of its skin? Which terrifying creature is so big it was confused for a dragon? Which tricksy reptile pretends to be a toad? In Focus: Reptiles has the answers! In Focus is a cool, new information series that's perfect for curious kids. These ...
In Focus: Reptiles
Which amazing animal can change the color of its skin? Which terrifying creature is so big it was confused for a dragon? Which tricksy reptile pretends to be a toad? In Focus: Reptiles has the answers! In Focus is a cool, new information series that's perfect for curious kids. These fun books feature modern, magazine-style pages, including top 10 lists, fast facts, quickfire quizzes and more! With pages packed with vivid photography and fun facts, kids will have fun learning about the world around them! Each In Focus book features a contents page, glossary, and index plus front and end gatefold flaps on the cover.
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13.64 USD

In Focus: Reptiles

by Barbara Taylor
Paperback / softback
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Which animal is the biggest on the Earth? Where do the most big beasts live? Which big animal is the most dangerous in Africa? In Focus: Big Beasts has the answers! In Focus is a cool, information series that's perfect for curious kids. These fun books feature modern, magazine-style pages, ...
In Focus: Big Beasts
Which animal is the biggest on the Earth? Where do the most big beasts live? Which big animal is the most dangerous in Africa? In Focus: Big Beasts has the answers! In Focus is a cool, information series that's perfect for curious kids. These fun books feature modern, magazine-style pages, including top 10 lists, fast facts, and more! With pages packed with vivid photography and fun facts, kids will have fun learning about the world around them! Each In Focus book features a contents page, glossary, and index.
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12.60 USD

In Focus: Big Beasts

by Barbara Taylor
Paperback / softback
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Slide and Discover: Animal Atlas
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21.00 USD

Slide and Discover: Animal Atlas

by Barbara Taylor
Paperback
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This highly popular and long-running series has been revamped for a new generation of readers, with a clean, crisp redesign and colourful covers. The series explores questions that young readers ask about the world around them in an unrivalled child-friendly style. The conversational format is perfect for delivering solid information ...
I Wonder Why Soap Makes Bubbles
This highly popular and long-running series has been revamped for a new generation of readers, with a clean, crisp redesign and colourful covers. The series explores questions that young readers ask about the world around them in an unrivalled child-friendly style. The conversational format is perfect for delivering solid information in a natural, amusing and imaginative way.
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10.23 USD

I Wonder Why Soap Makes Bubbles

by Barbara Taylor
Paperback / softback
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This is a comprehensive guide to some of the most intriguing creatures in the animal kingdom, with over 220 pictures. It includes 24 information spreads that cover everything from spider eyes and fangs to hunting for food and shedding skin. Six focus features take an in-depth look at a particular ...
Exploring Nature: Sensational Spiders: A Comprehensive Guide to Some of the Most Intriguing Creatures in the Animal Kingdom, with Over 220 Pictures
This is a comprehensive guide to some of the most intriguing creatures in the animal kingdom, with over 220 pictures. It includes 24 information spreads that cover everything from spider eyes and fangs to hunting for food and shedding skin. Six focus features take an in-depth look at a particular family or aspect of spider life, such as tarantulas, spinning webs, and jumping spiders. Myth boxes explore legends and stories about these creatures from many cultures and ages. Did You Know? panels provide quirky facts that will both amaze and amuse. It includes detailed cross-sections and diagrams that reveal the complex inner workings of a spider's body. It is ideal for home and school use for 8- to 12-year-olds. Loathed and feared by many, spiders are among the least understood and yet most fascinating creatures in nature. Using examples of these invertebrates from all around the globe, this exciting, eight-legged guide offers an insight into their captivating world. You can find out which spiders stalk their prey just like cats do, how spiders manage not to get caught in their own webs, and why the venom of certain species is deadly. You can discover their amazing courtship rituals, their astonishing use of camouflage, and much more besides.
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13.64 USD

Exploring Nature: Sensational Spiders: A Comprehensive Guide to Some of the Most Intriguing Creatures in the Animal Kingdom, with Over 220 Pictures

by Barbara Taylor
Hardback
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This title looks at the fascinating world of crocodiles, alligators, caimans and gharials, shown in over 180 exciting images. You can find out about one of the most ancient and deadly reptiles on the planet. You can see how crocodiles work, their different shapes and sizes, their teeth and senses, ...
Exploring Nature: Incredible Crocodiles: Look at the Fascinating World of Crocodiles, Alligators, Caimans and Gharials, Shown in Over 180 Exciting Images
This title looks at the fascinating world of crocodiles, alligators, caimans and gharials, shown in over 180 exciting images. You can find out about one of the most ancient and deadly reptiles on the planet. You can see how crocodiles work, their different shapes and sizes, their teeth and senses, and how they interact. It is packed with over 180 stunning pictures from renowned wildlife photographers and artists. Detailed cross-sections and diagrams reveal the complex inner workings of a crocodilian's body. It is ideal for home and school use for 8- to 12-year-olds. It is the winner of the Key Stage 2 non-fiction category of the English Association's 4-11 Awards for best children's illustrated book. In the murky swamps of the world's tropical regions dwells a group of primitive but fearsome predators - the crocodilians. This exciting and informative book investigates every aspect of their lifestyles, and the differences between alligators, crocodiles, caimans and gharials. It reveals the gentle, nurturing side of crocodilian nature, and how they enjoy social get-togethers, as well as their lethal hunting skills. This is the perfect book to inspire young readers for school projects, home study, or just to learn for fun.
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13.64 USD

Exploring Nature: Incredible Crocodiles: Look at the Fascinating World of Crocodiles, Alligators, Caimans and Gharials, Shown in Over 180 Exciting Images

by Barbara Taylor
Hardback
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Easy to Eat Summer Treats: Delicious Frozen Treats Perfect for a Sunny Summer Day
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7.340000 USD

Easy to Eat Summer Treats: Delicious Frozen Treats Perfect for a Sunny Summer Day

by Barbara Taylor
Paperback / softback
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People at Work
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8.52 USD

People at Work

by Barbara Taylor
Paperback
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This series investigates the landscapes of Britain using photographs and maps.
Coasts
This series investigates the landscapes of Britain using photographs and maps.
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15.34 USD

Coasts

by Barbara Taylor
Paperback
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An attractive series of geography books that explores the relationship between people and their environment. Each book starts with a child's local, familiar surroundings before looking at the way people live in other parts of the world. Colourful photographs and cheerful illustrations complement the text, which investigates themes such as ...
Finding the Way
An attractive series of geography books that explores the relationship between people and their environment. Each book starts with a child's local, familiar surroundings before looking at the way people live in other parts of the world. Colourful photographs and cheerful illustrations complement the text, which investigates themes such as environmental change, sustainable development and population and planning. As well as being informative, the books encourage children to think and enquire about issues for themselves, with thought-provoking questions and practical activities to try out. The books are ideal starting points for further investigation. Tasks are set within the framework of the book and extension projects are suggested. This book will make children think about maps and how they can be used for other things apart from finding the way, like recording the weather, farming patterns and the position of stars in the sky. It helps children begin to draw their own maps and learn about map symbols and scale. It also encourages children to investigate the history of map-making and the use of aerial and satellite photographs.
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8.52 USD

Finding the Way

by Barbara Taylor
Paperback
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In the two centuries since Mary Wollstonecraft published A Vindication of the Rights of Woman (1792), she has become an icon of modern feminism: a stature that has paradoxically obscured her real historic significance. In this in-depth 2003 study of Wollstonecraft's thought, Barbara Taylor develops an alternative reading of her ...
Mary Wollstonecraft and the Feminist Imagination
In the two centuries since Mary Wollstonecraft published A Vindication of the Rights of Woman (1792), she has become an icon of modern feminism: a stature that has paradoxically obscured her real historic significance. In this in-depth 2003 study of Wollstonecraft's thought, Barbara Taylor develops an alternative reading of her as a writer steeped in the utopianism of Britain's radical Enlightenment. Wollstonecraft's feminist aspirations, Taylor shows, were part of a revolutionary programme for universal equality and moral perfection that reached its zenith during the political upheavals of the 1790s but had its roots in the radical-Protestant Enlightenment. Drawing on all of Wollstonecraft's works, and locating them in a vividly detailed account of her intellectual world and troubled personal history, Taylor provides a compelling portrait of this fascinating and profoundly influential thinker.
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118.650000 USD

Mary Wollstonecraft and the Feminist Imagination

by Barbara Taylor
Hardback
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