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Nancy Astor

Politician (19-May-1879 — 2-May-1964)


Nancy Astor. My Two Countries. London: Heinemann. 1923.

Maurice Collis. Nancy Astor: An Informal Biography. London: Faber & Faber. 1960. 235pp.

John Grigg. Nancy Astor: Portrait of a Pioneer. London: Sidgwick & Jackson. 1980. 192pp. US subtitle, A Lady Unashamed.

John Halperin. Eminent Georgians: The Lives of King George V, Elizabeth Bowen, St. John Philby, and Nancy Astor. New York: St. Martin's Press. 1995. 272pp.

Elizabeth Langhorne. Nancy Astor and Her Friends. Arthur Barker. 1974. 277pp.

Derek Marlowe. Nancy Astor: The Lady from Virginia. London: Weidenfeld & Nicholson. 1982. 246pp.

Anthony Masters. Nancy Astor: A Life. London: Weidenfeld and Nicolson. 1981. 237pp.

Karen J. Musolf. From Plymouth To Parliament: A Rhetorical History of Nancy Astor's 1919 Campaign. Palgrave Macmillan. 1998. 256pp.

Christopher Sykes. Nancy: The Life of Lady Astor. William Collins. 1972. 544pp.

J. P. Wearing (editor). Bernard Shaw and Nancy Astor. Toronto, Ontario, Canada: University of Toronto Press. 2005. 235pp. Correspondence between the playwright and politician.

J. P. Wearing (editor). Bernard Shaw and Nancy Astor: Selected Correspondence. Toronto, Ontario Canada: University of Toronto Press. 2005. 235pp.


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  6. Random House Dictionary of World Biography (p.24)

  7. International Dictionary of 20th Century Biography (p.30)

  8. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.73)

  9. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.26)

  10. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.25)

  11. International Dictionary of Women's Biography (p.28)

  12. International Who's Who 1960 (p.39)

  13. Obituaries from the Times 1961-1970 (p.32)

  14. The Biographical Dictionary of World War II (p.16)

  15. Northeastern Dictionary of Women's Biography (p.32)

  16. Legends in Their Own Time (p.12)

  17. A Dictionary of 20th Century World Biography (Oxford) (p.23)

  18. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.189)

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