When Women Ruled The World : Six Queens Of Egypt

EBook
Published 2018
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Summary:

"Explores the lives of six remarkable female pharaohs, from Hatshepsut to Cleopatra--women who ruled with real power. What was so special about ancient Egypt that provided women this kind of access to the highest political office? What was it about these women that allowed them to transcend patriarchal obstacles? What did Egypt gain from its liberal reliance on female leadership, and could today's world learn from its example?"-- Provided by publisher.

ISBN:
9781426219788
Publisher, Date:
Washington, D.C. : National Geographic, [2018]
©2018
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1 online resource
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Other Title:
Six queens of Egypt
6 queens of Egypt
Notes:
Electronic book.
Electronic reproduction. Los Angeles Disney Book Group 2018 Available via World Wide Web.
Contents:
Ancient Egypt chronology
Introduction: Why women don't rule the world
Merneith : queen of blood
Neferusobek : the last woman standing
Hatshepsut : queen of public relations
Nefertiti : more than just a pretty face
Tawosret : the survivor
Cleopatra : drama queen
Epilogue: Why women should rule the world.
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