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Women and Nature and the Great Outdoors -

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Related booklists: Nature and Wildlife, Environmental Memoirs and Biographies, Women and Environmental Issues/Activism,

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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 7 books in this booklist

  • Cover image of book An Almost Impossible Thing: The Radical Lives of Britain
    An Almost Impossible Thing: The Radical Lives of Britain's Pioneering Women Gardeners - by Fiona Davison

    £20.00   hardback   (2023) - ISBN 13: 9781915068217 | ISBN 10: 1915068215

    ‘Gardening, taken up as a hobby when all the laborious work can be done by a man, is delightful, but as a life’s work for a woman, it is almost an impossible thing.’ Sir Joseph Hooker, 1817-1911.  While working as Head of Libraries and Exhi ... more

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  • Cover image of book In The Shadow of the Mountain by Silvia Vasquez-Lavado
    In The Shadow of the Mountain - by Silvia Vasquez-Lavado

    £16.99   hardback   (2022) - ISBN 13: 9781913183776 | ISBN 10: 1913183777

    ‘Silvia Vasquez-Lavado is a warrior. I’m in awe of her strength and courage.’ – Selena Gomez  ‘an incredibly powerful story’ Sunday Independent  ‘powerful’ – New York Times  In the In the Shadow of the Mounta ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Women Who Saved the English Countryside by Matthew Kelly
    The Women Who Saved the English Countryside - by Matthew Kelly

    £20.00   hardback   (2022) - ISBN 13: 9780300232240 | ISBN 10: 0300232241

    A vibrant history of English landscape preservation over the last 150 years, told through the lives of four remarkable women.   In Britain today, a mosaic of regulations protects the natural environment and guarantees public access to green s ... more

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  • Cover image of book Windswept: Why Women Walk by Annabel Abbs
    Windswept: Why Women Walk - by Annabel Abbs

    £10.99   paperback   (2022) - ISBN 13: 9781529324730 | ISBN 10: 1529324734

    The story of extraordinary women who lost their way – their sense of self, their identity, their freedom – and found it again through walking in the wild.   For centuries, the wilds have been male territory, while women sat safely confine ... more

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  • Cover image of book Vesper Flights by Helen Macdonald
    Vesper Flights - by Helen Macdonald

    £9.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9780099575467 | ISBN 10: 0099575469

    *A SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER* *A RADIO 4 BOOK OF THE WEEK*  Animals don't exist to teach us things, but that is what they have always done, and most of what they teach us is what we think we know about ourselves.   From the bestselling author o ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Scurry of Squirrels: Nurturing The Wild by Polly Pullar
    A Scurry of Squirrels: Nurturing The Wild - by Polly Pullar

    £14.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9781780277042 | ISBN 10: 1780277040

    Polly Pullar has had a passion for red squirrels since childhood. As a wildlife rehabilitator, she knows the squirrel on a profoundly personal level and has hand-reared numerous litters of orphan kits, eventually returning them to the wild. In this b ... more

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  • Cover image of book Just Another Mountain: A Memoir of Hope by Sarah Jane Douglas
    Just Another Mountain: A Memoir of Hope - by Sarah Jane Douglas

    £9.99   paperback   (2020) - ISBN 13: 9781783964956 | ISBN 10: 1783964952

    Shortlisted for Travel Memoir Book of the Year, Edward Stanford Travel Writing Awards 2020 / Winner – GOLD in Personality of the Year, SILVER in The Extra Mile Award as well as SILVER in Book of the Year all in The Great Outdoor Awards 2019  ... more

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