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Jenni Murray: A History of Britain in 21 Women

8th October 2017, 16:00 to 17:00, Gala Studio, Durham

This is a Durham Book Festival event chaired by Jo Fox, Head of Modern British and European History, Durham University.

Woman’s Hour presenter Dame Jenni Murray o ers a history of Britain, as
it’s never been told before. Boadicea battled the Romans. Nancy Astor fought in Parliament. Emmeline Pankhurst campaigned for female suffrage. And Mary Quant revolutionised the fashion industry. Jenni’s fascinating new book tells the stories of 21 women whose lives embodied hope and change. Here, their compelling stories can inspire us again and lead the way for a new generation.

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