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The Resource Game of queens : the women who made sixteenth-century Europe, Sarah Gristwood

Game of queens : the women who made sixteenth-century Europe, Sarah Gristwood

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Game of queens : the women who made sixteenth-century Europe
Title
Game of queens
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the women who made sixteenth-century Europe
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Sarah Gristwood
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eng
Summary
  • "Sixteenth-century Europe saw an explosion of female rule. From Isabella of Castile and her granddaughter Mary Tudor, to Catherine de Medici, Anne Boleyn, and Elizabeth Tudor, women wielded enormous power over their territories for more than a hundred years. In the sixteenth century, as in our own, the phenomenon of the powerful woman offered challenges and opportunities. Opportunities, as when in 1529 Margaret of Austria and Louise of Savoy negotiated the "Ladies' peace" of Cambrai. Challenges, as when both Mary Queen of Scots and her kinswoman Elizabeth I came close to being destroyed by sexual scandal. A fascinating group biography of some of the most beloved (and reviled) queens in history, Game of Queens tells the story of the powerful women who drove European history"--
  • "Sixteenth-century Europe saw an explosion of female rule. Large swathes of the continent were under the firm hand of a dozen reigning women as queens, regents, mothers, wives, or counselors. From Isabella of Castile, her daughter Katherine of Aragon, and her granddaughter Mary Tudor, to Catherine de Medici, Anne Boleyn, and Elizabeth Tudor; from England and France to the Netherlands, and across the Holy Roman Empire, these women wielded enormous power over their territories, shaping the course of European history for over a century"--
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The dramatic stories of 13 legendary female rulers who shaped the course of 16th-century Europe include profiles of such individuals as Isabella of Castile, Catherine de Medici, Anne Boleyn and Elizabeth I, offering insight into their considerable influence and the unique opportunities that shaped their rule
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940.2209252
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index present
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non fiction
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the women who made sixteenth-century Europe
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Game of queens : the women who made sixteenth-century Europe, Sarah Gristwood
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Includes bibliographical references and index
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volume
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nc
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rdacarrier.
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text
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txt
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rdacontent.
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945232387
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xxxi, 351 pages
Isbn
9780465096787
Lccn
2016038073
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unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)945232387
Label
Game of queens : the women who made sixteenth-century Europe, Sarah Gristwood
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
945232387
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xxxi, 351 pages
Isbn
9780465096787
Lccn
2016038073
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)945232387

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