Ladies Can’t Climb Ladders – Jane Robinson

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Sat, 17 October 3:00pm

The pioneering adventures of the first professional women who forged careers in the fields of medicine, law, academia, architecture, engineering and the church.  100 years since The Sex Disqualification (Removal) Act of 1919, this book honours the working women whose shared vision, sacrifice and perseverance in breaking down barriers began a process we have yet to finish.   Jane Robinson is a writer, lecturer and broadcaster specialising in social history through women’s eyes.

A well researched and entertaining read….a wonderful celebration of female pioneersThe Sunday Times

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Books, including selected signed copies or signed book plates are available through our Festival Bookseller Blackwell’s.   Please e-mail sheffield@blackwell.co.uk or phone 0114 278 7211 or visit the shop at Jessop West, 1 Upper Hanover Street, Sheffield, S3 7RA

All books featured during the festival can also be ordered through the website blackwells.co.uk

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