Women Walking: Freedom, Adventure, Independence

Women Walking: Freedom, Adventure, Independence

By: Karin Sagner (author)Hardback

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Women of the 1920s presents gorgeous illustrations and text on women whose work and lifestyle created a new female image, and who introduced new styles in their area of expertise. Among them are fashion gurus and designers like Lee Miller, Sonia Delaunay or Elsa Schiaparelli; writers and artists like Dorothy Parker, Tamara de Lempicka or Zelda Fitzgerald; women with an appetite for adventure or sports like Claeronore Stinnes, Amelia Earhart, or Suzanne Lenglen; women to whom the stage was a second home like Josephine Baker, Kiki de Montparnasse or Anita Berber; those who took the camera into their own hands; as well as society ladies or glamour girls like Luisa Casati and Clara Bow who added sensual pleasure to life.

About Author

Thomas Bleitner is a writer and editor based in Hamburg.


Introduction: Women on Their Own Chapter 1: From Aristocratic Promenades to Bourgeois Walks Chapter 2: Strolling and Idling: On the Go in the City Chapter 3: Liberating Steps into Nature Chapter 4: High Up: Above It All Appendix

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780789212863
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 152
  • ID: 9780789212863
  • ISBN10: 0789212862

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