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Signs of Cleopatra : reading an icon historically

Author: Mary Hamer
Publisher: Exeter, UK : University of Exeter Press, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Updated 2nd ed., New edView all editions and formats
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In addition, by restoring these works to their original context - political, philosophical and aesthetic - the author opens up unexpected new readings of images and texts which had previously  Read more...

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Named Person: Cleopatra, Queen of Egypt; Cleopatra, Queen of Egypt; Cleopatra, Queen of Egypt
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mary Hamer
ISBN: 9780859898263 0859898261 9780859898096 0859898091
OCLC Number: 1044181548
Notes: Originally published: London : Routledge, 1993.
Description: xx, 172 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: List of platesPreface to the 2008 editionAcknowledgementsIntroduction1. Looking like a queen2. Cleopatra: housewife3. Newton and Cleopatra4. Spaced out: Cleopatra and the citizen-king5. A body for CleopatraNotesAfterword: Cleopatra in the twenty-first century: The debate over raceBibliographyIndex
Responsibility: Mary Hamer.

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