🎧 Warrior Queens & Revolutionaries
🎧 Dan Snow's History Hit • 24m
The first author in history, the inventor of the dishwasher and the lawyer who refused to be kicked out of the room the Oxford law school; when it comes to revolutions, says novelist Kate Mosse, you don't always have to lead from the front. There are thousands of women in history who've changed their circumstances and the world for others in smaller but no less impactful ways. She talks to Dan about her new book 'Warrior Queens and Quiet Revolutionaries' which tells the stories of some of those women.
Produced by Beth Donaldson and mixed by Dougal Patmore
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