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Fraser, Antonia
Boadicea's Chariot: The Warrior Queens

Imprint: Great Britain, Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 1988
Edition: First Edition
Binding: Hardback , With Dust Jacket

A little dusty to the top edge. Jacket is not price clipped. Over 500 grams packed. Extra postage may be requested Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Book. Book Condition: Very Good. Binding: Hardcover. Jacket: Very Good

Stock number: 022830. ISBN: 0297794868

Bookseller's details and sales conditions: Caerwen Books

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FRASER**, ANTONIA:
Boadicea's Chariot - The Warrior Queens.

Imprint: LONDON.WEIDENFELD & NICOLSON,1988.
Edition: UK,8vo HB+dw/dj,1st edn.
Binding: Hardback , With Dust Jacket
Inscription: Not SIGNED.

UK,8vo HB+dw/dj,1st edn.NMINT/NMINT.No owner inscrptn,and no price-clip to dw/dj. UK,8vo HB+dw/dj,1st edn,383pp,includes chapter reference notes,an index,54 b/w illus,16 colour illus. Boadicea is a living legend everyone knows her story: the stark tale of her stand against the Romans thrills and horrifies each generation.Fraser moves on from examining facts about Boadicea to her 'chariot',the symbol of the journey through history of an infinite variety of Warrior Queens,found in almost every culture.On one hand she recounts the stories of diverse national heroines as Zenobia of Palmyra,Isabella of Spain, Elizabeth I,Queen Jinga of Angola, Catherine the Great and the Rani of Jhansi,right up to the 20thC democratically elected 'Warrior Queens' - Indira Ghandi,Golda Meir and that formidable exponent of the role in our day,Margaret Thatcher. On the other hand she examines,in terms of their history,the themes which occur and re-occur in different civilisations and circumstances: The Tomboy Syndrome,for example,by which the adult Warrior Queen is often granted a mythical 'tomboy' past, or the Shame Syndrome,by which the courage of the Warrior Queen is contrasted with the weakness of the males around her. Sexuality is also a constant theme,as the Warrior Queen is sometimes seen as preternaturally chaste,sometimes as unnaturally voracious - the same female leader on occasion being the subject of both accusations.A remarkable and original work which casts a new light on the familiar heroines of history; and the whole subject of female leadership in time of war. Please contact seller,because of the weight of this item,for correct,insured shipping/P+p quotes - particularly ALL overseas buyers - BEFORE ordering through the order page!

Stock number: rja622. ISBN: 0297794868.

Bookseller's details and sales conditions: R. J. A. PAXTON-DENNY

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"Fraser, Antonia"
The Warrior Queens: Boadicea's Chariot

Imprint: London, Mandarin, 1989
Edition: First Edition
Binding: paperback

"1st printing of this mass market paperback edition. Pp xv + 383 + pp32 b&w illustrations. Edges of text block age-yellowed, light crease on front wrapper, else a clean, unmarked copy in printed wrappers."

Stock number: 89875. ISBN: 0 7493 0109 0

Bookseller's details and sales conditions: The Glass Key

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