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The Tudor Kings and Queens: The Dynasty that Forged a Nation

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The Tudor Kings and Queens: The Dynasty that Forged a Nation

The Tudor Kings and Queens: The Dynasty that Forged a Nation by Alex Woolf
English | June 2nd, 2016 | ISBN: 1788889592 | 192 pages | EPUB | 3.52 MB

Tudor Kings and Queens is the ideal, handy guide to what is a perennially popular era in British history. Beginning with the accession to the English throne of Henry VII, the author guides the reader through a succession of monarchs, who also included the infamous King Henry VIII, Mary I, Edward VI and Elizabeth I. Identifying the key moments of their reigns, from insurrections to their handling of foreign policy to their many marriages, Alex Woolf clarifies the way in which these kings and queens governed their realm and what they had to deal with. It's the perfect companion for anyone who enjoys historical drama and wants to know more about one of the most intriguing royal dynasties.

Colonization, Piracy, and Trade in Early Modern Europe: The Roles of Powerful Women and Queens (Queenship and Power)

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Colonization, Piracy, and Trade in Early Modern Europe: The Roles of Powerful Women and Queens (Queenship and Power)

Colonization, Piracy, and Trade in Early Modern Europe: The Roles of Powerful Women and Queens (Queenship and Power) by Estelle Paranque, Nate Probasco, Claire Jowitt
English | August 3rd, 2017 | ISBN: 3319571583, 3319860917 | 255 pages | EPUB | 1.05 MB

This collection brings together essays examining the international influence of queens, other female rulers, and their representatives from 1450 through 1700, an era of expanding colonial activity and sea trade. As Europe rose in prominence geopolitically, a number of important women—such as Queen Elizabeth I of England, Catherine de Medici, Caterina Cornaro of Cyprus, and Isabel Clara Eugenia of Austria—exerted influence over foreign affairs.

God Save the Queens: The Essential History of Women in Hip-Hop

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God Save the Queens: The Essential History of Women in Hip-Hop

God Save the Queens: The Essential History of Women in Hip-Hop by Kathy Iandoli
English | October 22nd, 2019 | ISBN: 0062878506 | 352 pages | EPUB | 17.76 MB

Can't Stop Won't Stop meets Girls to the Front in this essential and long overdue history of hip-hop's female pioneers and its enduring stars.

Long Live the Queens: Mighty, Magnificent and Bloody Marvellous Monarchs History's Forgotten

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Long Live the Queens: Mighty, Magnificent and Bloody Marvellous Monarchs History's Forgotten

Long Live the Queens: Mighty, Magnificent and Bloody Marvellous Monarchs History's Forgotten by Emma Marriott
English | October 17th, 2019 | ISBN: 0008355525 | 256 pages | EPUB | 22.97 MB

Powerful and influential kings have long dominated our view of global history, their queens often relegated to the shadows, their influence, deeds and sacrifices unacknowledged and lost in the passing of time. But not anymore… This book chronicles the forgotten queens from across the globe – those who ruled in their own right, and those who were wives or mothers of reigning kings. All of whom wielded significant power.