HER STORY: Memoirs & Biographies of History's Heroines
Empresses, queens, warriors, explorers, spies, scientists, journalists, politicians, authors, athletes, artists, activists. . . From the Bronze Age to the Information Age, these are the stories of women who changed the history and culture of our world.
- Books are listed in chronological order - from ancient Egypt to modern times.
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The Woman Who Would Be King: Hatshepsut's Rise to Power in...
Helen of Troy: Beauty, Myth, Devastation
Cleopatra: A Life
The Trung Sisters Revisited
Nguyen Ngoc Bich and Nghia M. Vo
Boudica: Iron Age Warrior Queen
Richard Hingley and Christina Unwin
I, Livia: The Counterfeit Criminal (Colored - New Edition)...
Hypatia: The Life and Legend of an Ancient Philosopher
Edward J. Watts
Theodora: Actress, Empress, Saint
The Secret History of the Mongol Queens: How the Daughters of...
The Far Traveler: Voyages of a Viking Woman
Nancy Marie Brown
The Dark Queens: The Bloody Rivalry That Forged the Medieval...
Catherine of Siena
Queen Eleanor: Independent Spirit of the Medieval World: A...
Polly Schoyer Brooks
Joan of Arc
Uncrowned Queen: The Life of Margaret Beaufort, Mother of the...
The Life of Elizabeth I
Blood, Fire & Gold: The Story of Elizabeth I & Catherine de...
On Famous Women (Revised)
Renaissance Woman: The Life of Vittoria Colonna
The Tigress of Forli: Renaissance Italy's Most Courageous and...
The Pope's Daughter: The Extraordinary Life of Felice Della...
Caroline P Murphy
The Woman Who Defied Kings: The Life and Times of Doña Gracia...
Andrée Aelion Brooks
Mona Lisa: A Life Discovered
Daughters of the Winter Queen: Four Remarkable Sisters, the...
Banner image: Boadicea and Her Daughters - statue in London's Westminster Pier by sculptor Thomas Thornycroft (1815 - 1855)
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