Beauty Bites Beast: Awakening the Warrior within Women and Girls

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780971144705
  • Publisher: B3 Books
  • Publication date: 12/28/1998
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 216
  • Sales rank: 1,012,007
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.49 (d)

Table of Contents

Foreword: Gavin de Becker, author of the national best-seller, The Gift of Fear: Survival Signals That Protect Us From Violence i
Prologue vii
Chapter 1 The Vagabond in the Castle Cellar 1
Chapter 2 The Awakening Kiss of Knowledge 9
Chapter 3 Sleeping Beauties Awake: Before and After the Self-Defense Class 19
Chapter 4 Why Beauty Sleeps--The Spells of Home and Hearth 31
Chapter 5 The Sleeping Potions of Religion and Science 43
Chapter 6 The Rules of the Realm of Men 55
Chapter 7 Veiled Villainies--Covert Verbal Attacks 65
Chapter 8 Awakening the Word Warrior--Defending Our Intellects and Ideas 77
Chapter 9 The Queen is Not Amused--Commanding Respect With Verbal Self-Defense 89
Chapter 10 A Woman's Home is Her Castle, The World Her Playground 101
Chapter 11 Bitches, Battle Axes and Boadiceas 111
Chapter 12 The Magic Potion of Fighting Spirit 121
Chapter 13 Beauty's Battle Tales--Self-Defense Success Stories 131
Chapter 14 Knights We Know--The Good, The Bad, The Clueless 139
Chapter 15 The King's Messenger and The Village Crier--News and History 153
Chapter 16 The King's Entertainment--Film, TV, Music, and Fashion 163
Chapter 17 The Round Table--Think Globally, Act Locally 175
Epilogue 183
Most commonly asked questions 185
Resources for Violence Prediction, Prevention and Healing from Violence 193
Recommended Reading List 195
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