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The woman who would be king

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First edition.

A portrait of the longest-reigning woman pharaoh in Ancient Egypt draws on surviving artifacts to consider her unprecedented rise, her achievements, and why most of her monuments were destroyed after her death.

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Sodus Community Library BIO HATSHEPSUT (Text)
Adult Biographies
52148300381104
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9780307956767 (hbk)
  • ISBN: 0307956768 (hbk)
  • Physical Description: xii, 298 pages : illustrations, maps on endpapers ; 25 cm.
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Crown, [2014]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 279-289) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Divine origins -- A place of her own -- King's great wife -- Regent for a baby king -- A climb toward kingship -- Keeping the kingship -- The king becomes a man -- The setting sun -- The king is dead; long live the king -- Lost legacy.
Summary, etc.:
A portrait of the longest-reigning woman pharaoh in Ancient Egypt draws on surviving artifacts to consider her unprecedented rise, her achievements, and why most of her monuments were destroyed after her death.
Subject: Hatshepsut, Queen of Egypt.
Queens > Egypt > Biography.
Pharaohs > Biography.
Kings and rulers.
Pharaohs.
Queens.
Egypt > History > Eighteenth dynasty, ca. 1570-1320 B.C.
Egypt > Kings and rulers > Biography.
Genre: NonFiction
Historical
Political


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