Women Rulers Throughout the Ages

Women Rulers Throughout the Ages

An Illustrated Guide

Book - 1999
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ABC-CLIO

Women Rulers throughout the Ages is an engaging and informative biographical compendium of women rulers around the world.


Women Rulers throughout the Ages is an engaging and informative biographical compendium of women rulers around the world.


• Biographies of more than 550 rulers of countries, empires, and civilizations, including less prominently researched women rulers from areas such as Africa, the Middle East, and Central America



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Alphabetically from Absh Khatun, 13th century Queen of Persia, to Dr. Sibongile Zungu, chief in 1993 of the South African Madlebe Tribe, independent scholar Jackson updates her Women Who Ruled by adding those who have served in the last decade. The volume includes entries running from a paragraph to three pages; a useful geographical chronology by century; and b&w representations of rulers from Carthage's legendary founder Dido to Jenny Shipley, New Zealand's Prime Minister since 1997. Includes some powers behind the throne like Diane de Poitiers but not Marie Antoinette or Eva Per=n. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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Profiles women rulers from throughout history, including Absh Khatun, thirteenth-century Queen of Persia; Dr. Sibongile Zungu, chief in 1993 of the South African Madlebe Tribe; and Jenny Shipley, New Zealand's Prime Minister since 1997.

Publisher: Santa Barbara, Calif. : ABC-CLIO, c1999
ISBN: 9781576070918
1576070913
Branch Call Number: R 920.72 JAC
Characteristics: xlvi, 471 p. : ill. ; 27 cm

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