Uppity Women of the Renaissance

Uppity Women of the Renaissance

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by Vicki Leon
     
 

Take a Romp through the Renaissance when uppity women ruled! In an era typically associated with famous men, infamous women also abounded: Catalina de Erauso, who dueled, drank, and cross-dressed her way through Spain and North America; Christina of Denmark, a dimpled sixteen-year-old widow who turned down Henry VIII (and lived to tell about it); and Veronica Franco,… See more details below

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Take a Romp through the Renaissance when uppity women ruled! In an era typically associated with famous men, infamous women also abounded: Catalina de Erauso, who dueled, drank, and cross-dressed her way through Spain and North America; Christina of Denmark, a dimpled sixteen-year-old widow who turned down Henry VIII (and lived to tell about it); and Veronica Franco, an Italian poet and courtesan turned politician who lobbied in defense of Venice's painted ladies, to name just a few.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781573241274
Publisher:
Red Wheel/Weiser
Publication date:
02/28/1999
Pages:
352
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 7.06(h) x 0.90(d)

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