Nellie Bly was a pioneering American journalist who traveled the world, blazing a path for women and writing about others who also made history.
Her "stunt journalism" included getting herself committed to an insane asylum for women, and circling the globe in a mere 72 days. She profiled leaders from Susan B. Anthony to Eugene V. Debs, exposed corruption, and offered her readers a travelogue that expanded their horizons.
The new fourth edition of National Geographic's award-winning
Student Atlas of the World is more fascinating and fact-filled than ever, and has gone interactive with new digital extras, including scannable pages that link to photo galleries and quizzes. Dynamic, user-friendly ...