The Power of Women: Celebrating Women from Western and Central Massachusetts from the 1600s to the Present Day
Part of the Heritage Book and Travel Book Series from The Republican
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Regional historians Wayne E. Phaneuf and Joseph Carvalho III document “The Power of Women” and share a history of women in Western and Central Massachusetts offering an overall picture of this region of Massachusetts as a powerhouse of activity, activism, and artistic and entrepreneurial achievement. The stories are told through a series of subject chapter introductions authored by scholars followed by images and short histories of women of note.
Twenty chapters include
- The Colonial Era by Jeanne Douillard, author and historian
- Authors, Poets, Editors and Publishers by Mary Ellen Lowney, Assistant Professor of Communications, American International College
- Military Service by Cynthia Simison, Managing Editor, The Republican
- Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics by Ellen Savulis, Curator of Anthropology, Springfield Science Museum, Springfield Museums
- Stage and Screen by Tina D’Agostino, Executive Director, City Stage
- Artistic Heritage by Heather Haskell, Vice President and Director of Art Museums, Springfield Museums
Hardcover, 312 pages, published by The Republican, 2018.