When Women Ruled the World: Six Queens of Egypt

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  • ISBN: 1426219776
  • Author: Kara Cooney
  • Publisher: National Geographic
  • Genre: History
  • Date: Oct. 30 2018
  • Pages: 400
  • Language: English

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Synopsis

This riveting narrative explores the lives of six remarkable female pharaohs, from Hatshepsut to Cleopatra–women who ruled with real power–and shines a piercing light on our own perceptions of women in power today. Female rulers are a rare phenomenon–but thousands of years ago in ancient …