Lives of Extraordinary Women: Rulers, Rebels (and What the Neighbors Thought)

by Kathleen Krull, Kathryn Hewitt

Wild or mild, hated or beloved, these twenty women dared to stand up and be a leader.

  • Format: eBook
  • ISBN-13/ EAN: 9780547541648
  • ISBN-10: 0547541643
  • Pages: 96
  • Publication Date: 09/01/2000

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    Not all governments have been run by men. Lives of Extraordinary Women turns the spotlight on women who have wielded power, revealing their feats--and flaws--for all the world to see. Here you'll find twenty of the most influential women in history: queens, warriors, prime ministers, first ladies, revolutionary leaders. Some are revered. Others are notorious. What were they really like?
    In this grand addition to their highly praised series, Kathleen Krull and Kathryn Hewitt celebrate some of the world's most noteworthy women, ranging from the famous to those whose stories have rarely been told.
    Features twenty extraordinary women, including:
    Joan of Arc
    Elizabeth I
    Harriet Tubman
    Eleanor Roosevelt
    Eva Perón

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