'Even when they have been recognized in their lifetime, women photographers have been erased from the history of the medium. This beautiful book sets the record straight'
'As 'A World History of Women Photographers' demonstrates, women have been involved at every stage in the development of the medium, frequently in the front ranks ... There are many famous names in this vast survey...but the surprise pleasures are the lesser known'
The New York Times Book Review
'A huge variety of expression and experimentation by women photographers … Magisterial!'
'Encyclopedic ... Teems with fascinating mini-biographies and introduces us to a truly inspiring cast of characters'
'A volume of considerable importance ... With the publication of [this book], Lebart & Robert are expanding the history of photography and creating a world we want'
Art Photo Collector
'This beautifully illustrated showcase is an exceptional reference book of photography through the decades'
'Excellent ... This epic book is sure to play a significant role in creating a richer, more accurate and balanced narrative'
'A vital, beautiful and eye-opening look at the many ways women have used the camera as a tool for experimentation and self-expression'
'This is life caught on the wing, from China to Mexico and the streets of Palermo, as poignantly local in its angles of view as it is revealing'
'An encyclopedic collection of images that goes back to the beginning of the medium'
The Globe and Mail