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Warrior Women

(2011)
Great War Leaders from Boudicca to Catherine the Great
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From earliest times, women gained access to leadership in times of conflict and proved themselves equal to the challenge of commanding during war. Women leaders abounded in the ancient world from Ireland to Israel, sometimes through the accident of birth, but often rising to power through naked opportunism and raw courage in the ranks - and it is no accident that women war leaders, like men, are often famous for their strong sexual drive. Wherever there is war, there has often been a woman at the helm. Later ages frequently wrote these women out of history, but their stories have refused to die. From the legendary leader of the Amazons who fought the greatest of Greek heroes, Achilles, to the Iron Ladies of today, the women of both West and East directing military campaigns and leading their countries in war. Presenting an array of fascinating and sometimes little known women war leaders, popular author Rosalind Miles and the acclaimed military historian Robin Cross do full justice to the achievements of these women, some of whose amazing stories have so far never been told. Warrior women include: Penthesilea the Amazons queen, Deborah, Cleopatra VII, Boudicca, Eleanor of Aquitaine, Joan of Arc, Elizabeth I, Grace O'Malley, Deborah Samson, Nadezda Durova, Harriet Tubman, Anna Etheridge, Soldaderas, Flora Sandes, Lily Litvak, Women of the Warsaw Ghetto, Hanna Reitsch, Ruth Werner, Jeanne Holm, Margaret Thatcher, Women in Today's Armies, Martha McSally and more...



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March 2011 : UK Hardback
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Title: Warrior Women: 3000 Years of Courage and Heroism
Author(s): Robin Cross, Rosalind Miles
ISBN: 0-85738-077-X / 978-0-85738-077-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Quercus
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November 2013 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: Warrior Women
Author(s): Rosalind Miles, Robin Cross
Publisher: Quercus
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May 2012 : UK Kindle edition
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Title: Warrior Women: 3000 Years of Courage and Heroism
Author(s): Robin Cross, Rosalind Miles
Publisher: Quercus
Availability: Amazon UK