The Warrior Queens: Legends And The Lives Of The Wmn Who Have Led Their Nations In W by Antonia FraserThe Warrior Queens: Legends And The Lives Of The Wmn Who Have Led Their Nations In W by Antonia Fraser

The Warrior Queens: Legends And The Lives Of The Wmn Who Have Led Their Nations In W

byAntonia Fraser

Paperback | January 27, 2009

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How does a woman take on the reins of military and political power? Having obtained power, how does she hang on to it? And how do the male contemporaries of a remarkable "warrior queen"feel about her? Starting with Boadicea, the Celtic queen who led a bloody uprising against the Romans, and ending with India Gandhi, Margaret Thatcher, and Golda Meir, the "iron ladies"of recent times, Antonia Fraser tells the story of how remarkable women wield power.
Antonia Fraser is the author of many internationally bestselling historical works, including Love and Louis XIV, Mary Queen of Scots, and Marie Antoinette, which was made into a film by Sofia Coppola. She is also the author of two memoirs, Must You Go? and My History. She has received the Wolfson History Prize, the 2000 Norton Medlicot...
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Title:The Warrior Queens: Legends And The Lives Of The Wmn Who Have Led Their Nations In WFormat:PaperbackDimensions:424 pages, 8.25 × 5.34 × 1.16 inPublished:January 27, 2009Publisher:Penguin CanadaLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0143171356

ISBN - 13:9780143171355

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Rated 2 out of 5 by from Disappointing It wasn't what I expected and I was actually disappointed. I feel like it was all over the place and that she would start talking about one woman before going to another and then back. That the language went over my head and it should have had the first chapter as an introduction and the last as a closer with each one in between centered on one woman and summarizing the situation at that moment.
Date published: 2016-12-19