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Published: 25 December 2017

328 Pages

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780198753940

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No Ordinary Woman

The Life of Edith Penrose

Angela Penrose

  • The first biography of Edith Penrose, author of The Theory of the Growth of the Firm, a remarkable woman and distinguished scholar
  • Accessibly written
  • The book tells her personal and professional story, weaving it through significant historical events of the twentieth century, reflecting the upheavals and dichotomies of the times
  • Draws on unpublished diaries and letters, and the personal memories of her family, friends, and colleagues
  • Includes a plate section with 16 photos