When Women Ruled the World: Six Queens of Egypt

When Women Ruled the World: Six Queens of Egypt

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Celebrated Egyptologist Kara Cooney delivers this riveting narrative which explores the lives of six remarkable pharaohs from Hatshepsut to Cleopatra.

Female rulers are a rare phenomenon, but thousands of years ago in Ancient Egypt, women reigned supreme with real power. What was so special about Ancient Egypt that provided women this kind of access to the highest political office? What was it about these women that allowed them to transcend patriarchal obstacles? What did Egypt gain from its liberal reliance on female leadership and can today’s world learn from its example?

Softcover
400 Pages
6 x 9 inches