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The Amazons: The Mysterious World of the Warrior Women
     

The Amazons: The Mysterious World of the Warrior Women

by Merina Valasca
 
The myth of a female-only tribe that lived in isolation and fought valiantly in war is showcased in this collection of anecdotes, stories, paintings, drawing, sculptures, and other renderings of warrior women. Folklore drawn from Greek, ancient Egyptian, African, and Asian sources depicts the Amazons, providing a distinctive cross-cultural perspective on gender

Overview

The myth of a female-only tribe that lived in isolation and fought valiantly in war is showcased in this collection of anecdotes, stories, paintings, drawing, sculptures, and other renderings of warrior women. Folklore drawn from Greek, ancient Egyptian, African, and Asian sources depicts the Amazons, providing a distinctive cross-cultural perspective on gender conceptions. Historical evidence and centuries-old stories offer accounts of daring women who fought against armies of men and emerged victorious.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9789654941990
Publisher:
Astrolog Publishing House
Publication date:
12/28/2004
Pages:
168
Product dimensions:
7.80(w) x 9.80(h) x 0.30(d)

Meet the Author

Merina Valasca is a Ph.D. student at Oxford University.

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