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Warrior women : an archaeologist's search for history's hidden heroines

Author: Jeannine Davis-Kimball; Mona Behan
Publisher: New York : Warner ; London : Time Warner, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
In this book the author examines the history and legacy of warrior women from Asia to Ireland.

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jeannine Davis-Kimball; Mona Behan
ISBN: 0446679836 9780446679831
OCLC Number: 982152040
Notes: Originally published: 2002.
Description: 288 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, genealogical table, maps, portraits ; 23 cm
Contents: The path to Pokrovka --
An archaeologist in the field --
The power of the hearth --
The power of the sword --
The power of the spirit --
Rich legends : from gold man to griffin --
The advent of the Amazons --
China's mysterious mummies --
Ancient fertility rituals in the Tien Shan --
Mother goddesses and Enarees --
Irish warrior queens and the damsels of death --
From Celts to Mongols : women of business and kingmakers --
The legacy of warrior women.
Responsibility: Jeannine Davis-Kimball with Mona Behan.


This text explores the lost world of women warriors that stretches from Europe to Asia. Through her work, Jeannine Davis-Kimball has unearthed an entire ancient class of women who defy historical  Read more...


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'Enlightening..a delightful book for armchair adventurers, archaeological enthusiasts, an anyone interested in the way that women have been portrayed.' - SARAH NELSON, author QUEENS IN ARCHAEOLOGY

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