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Book Signing: Traveling Beyond Her Sphere

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Bess Beatty signs her book, Traveling Beyond Her Sphere: American Women on the Grand Tour, 1814 to 1914, about the ramifications of women making a Grand Tour -- a trip to Europe -- when social norms sought to keep them at home.

There will also be a slideshow of vintage photographs to accompany the event.

Beatty has a PhD. in history, teaches extensively, and is a member of the Guild of Professional Tour Guides of Washington DC. Sunday, March 11, from 2-4pm. FREE. 4530 Wisconsin Ave. NW. 202-244-7326.

Earlier Event: February 25
Book Signing
Later Event: March 11
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