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Women were warriors

Author: Carol Jones
Publisher: Sydney : Allen & Unwin, 2006.
Series: It's true!
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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" ... Warning This is not a book about saints or do-gooders. This is a book about lying, cheating, bullying, murdering, vengeful women. They murdered their husbands, executed their enemies and stole whole countries from their rivals.. Read this book to find out about legendary battle queens like Boudicca, scheming empresses like Cleopatra and cut-throat pirates like Madam Ching." [Back cover].
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Genre/Form: Children's nonfiction
Biography
Juvenile works
Biography Juvenile literature
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Carol Jones
ISBN: 1741147344 9781741147346
OCLC Number: 739482654
Description: 88 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm.
Contents: Boudicca --
Aethelflaed --
Trung sisters --
Tamara --
Nzinga --
Cleopatra VII --
Agrippina II --
Shajarat al-Durr --
Empress Wu --
Eleanor of Aquitaine --
Sammuramat --
Zenobia --
Margaret of Denmark --
Amina --
Catherine the Great --
Alwilda of Gotland --
Grace O'Malley --
Madam Ching --
Anne Bonny and Mary Read --
Mary Frith --
Phoolan Devi --
Tomyris --
Artemesia --
Hua Mulan --
Tomoe Gozen --
Caterina Sforza --
Lozen --
Lydia Litvak.
Series Title: It's true!
Responsibility: Carol Jones ; pictures by Elise Hurst.

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A series of profiles and stories about women as warriors, from a Roman empress to an Irish pirate, from a woman samurai to a Russian fighter pilot in World War II. This is a book about lying,  Read more...

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