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Jane Robinson
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Jane Robinson

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Jane Robinson is also the author of Hearts and Minds: The Untold Story of the Great Piligrimage and How Women Won the Vote and Bluestockings: the Remarkable Story of the First Women to Fight for an Education. She was born in Edinburgh and brought up in Yorkshire before going to Oxford University to study English Language and Literature at Somerville College. She has worked in the antiquarian book trade and as an archivist and is now a full-time writer and lecturer, specialising in social history through women's eyes. She is a fellow of the Royal Geographical Society, member of the Society of Authors, and founder member of Writers in Oxford. She is married with two sons and lives in Buckinghamshire. Ladies Can't Climb Ladders is her eleventh book.

Books by Jane Robinson

Ladies Can't Climb Ladders

An inspiring and startling centenary history of the first professional women whose determination to have successful careers shaped the personal and working lives of women today.

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Hearts And Minds

'A history book that should be read by all' Stylist. The astonishing, uplifting story of the women's march on London in 1913, one of the most significant but neglected episodes in C20 history.

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