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On Top of the World Five Women Explorers in TibetDescribes the adventures of five Victorian women English American and French who explored T. Incredible explorations by women usually traveling independently in 19th and 20th century Some kept their fastidious European culture and dress others entered totally into the culture Isabella Bird later Bishop is familiar from her Rocky Mountain explorations but also spent years exploring in Asia Fanny Bullock Workman with her husband explored and climbed extensively accomplishing incredible feats of endurance Alexandra David Neel was a celebrated Tibetan and Buddhist scholar who spent her life making multiple trips into the country including traveling disguised as an elderly woman traveling with her lama son the young man Yogden who was her guide and companion over most of her lifeThe author tells their stories well and introduces us to these women sympathetically

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Mountaineer explorer Fanny Bullock Workman III French scholar adventurer Alexandra David Ne. Great collection of the adventures of female explorers Although each woman had their own uniue experiences an entourage of servants a bicycle mastery of the Tibetan language it took a great amount of courage and fortitude to travel through mountain passes and dangerous terrain especially during such an early period in our history

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On Top of the World: Five Women Explorers in Tibet Free download å 2 ✓ Describes the adventures of five Victorian women English American and French who explored TibetI English lady travelers Nina Mazuchelli Annie Taylor Isabella Bird Bishop II American mountaineer explorer Fanny Bullock Workman III French scholIbetI English lady travelers Nina Mazuchelli Annie Taylor Isabella Bird Bishop II American. Underwhelming I hoped for so much but this was just really a summary of how the author interpreted others' notes and writings and I found the book uite outdated and stereotypical in her perceptions of women adventurers