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8%OFFKara Cooney - The Woman Who Would be King: Hatshepsut´s Rise to Power in Ancient Egypt - 9781780747668 - V9781780747668
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The Woman Who Would be King: Hatshepsut´s Rise to Power in Ancient Egypt

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Description for The Woman Who Would be King: Hatshepsut´s Rise to Power in Ancient Egypt Paperback. The audacious rise to power of a female pharaoh in a man's world Num Pages: 320 pages. BIC Classification: 1QDAE; 3D; HBJH; HBLA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 199 x 128 x 32. Weight in Grams: 310.
Hatshepsut, the daughter of a general who took Egypt's throne without status as a king's son and a mother with ties to the previous dynasty, was born into a privileged position of the royal household. Married to her brother, she was expected to bear the sons who would legitimize the reign of her father's family. Her failure to produce a male heir was ultimately the twist of fate that paved the way for her inconceivable rule as a cross-dressing king. Hatshepsut was a master strategist, cloaking her political power plays with the veil of piety and sexual expression. Just ... Read more

Product Details

Publisher
Oneworld Publications
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Condition
New
Number of Pages
320
Place of Publication
London, United Kingdom
ISBN
9781780747668
SKU
V9781780747668
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About Kara Cooney
Kara Cooney is an associate professor of Egyptian Art and Architecture at UCLA in the Department of Near Eastern Languages and Cultures. In 2005, she was co-curator of Tutankhamun and the Golden Age of the Pharaohs at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. Cooney produced a comparative archaeology series with her husband, Neil Crawford, entitled Out of Egypt, which ... Read more

Reviews for The Woman Who Would be King: Hatshepsut´s Rise to Power in Ancient Egypt
'An entertaining and well-researched biography on a lesser-known - but no less influential and powerful Egyptian woman'.
History Revealed
'With rigorous scholarship and a lively sense of sisterhood, Cooney retrieves Hatshepsut in her own times and liberates her as a woman for ours'
The Times
`Hatshepsut's story provides all the ingredients required of a modern bestseller' ... Read more

Goodreads reviews for The Woman Who Would be King: Hatshepsut´s Rise to Power in Ancient Egypt


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