Who was she?
Since the ancient Egyptians women with wild ideas and strong emotions have been diagnosed with a condition dubbed ‘hysteria’ when men didn’t know what to do with them.
For too long women with such strong emotions have been feared and now is the time to turn this perspective on its head. With incredibly intricate illustrations and fantastically fun facts, Hysterical Herstories will take you on the journeys of ordinary women leading extraordinary lives. Join us as we learn about their tantalising tales, sparking the story of mathematician Ada Lovelace who didn’t let being abandoned by her father stop her from becoming the world’s ﬁrst computer programmer.