Reviews for Ladies of the Field


"In Ladies of the Field, Amanda Adams chronicles the lives of seven female archaeologists who dug for historical treasures and challenged gender stereotypes. Thankfully, you don't have to be an archaeology buff to enjoy this read, as Adams provides a comprehensive glossary with terms that are used throughout . . . If you're looking to shake up your concept of Victorian women, these stories of adventure may be your cup of tea." —Shameless Magazine


"Amanda Adams provides seven short biographies of some names you should know, and their contributions to their field in her latest book. The fact that these women had fascinating personal stories as well makes Ladies of the Field a truly riveting read, and one that any lover of kick-ass heroines is going to love." —Bookslut


" . . . an enticing and riveting read." —The Midwest Book Review