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Women rulers throughout the ages

an illustrated guide

by Guida M. Jackson-Laufer

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  • 30 Currently reading

Published by ABC-CLIO in Santa Barbara, Calif .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Women heads of state -- Biography -- Dictionaries.,
  • Queens -- Biography -- Dictionaries.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 437-452) and index.

    StatementGuida M. Jackson.
    GenreBiography, Dictionaries.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD107 .J32 1999
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxlvi, 469 p. :
    Number of Pages469
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL36682M
    ISBN 101576070913
    LC Control Number99022705

    A number of prominent leaders, scholars, and benefactors of the early church were women and—despite neglect by many modern historians—the diligent researcher can still uncover a rich : Catherine Kroeger. In the early Middle Ages, it was not uncommon for an abbess (the female head of a religious community) to rule “double” communities of both men and women. and kings and rulers sought her Author: Jeannette L. Angell.

    Women in India now participate fully in areas such as education, sports, politics, media, art and culture, service sectors, science and technology, etc. Indira Gandhi, who served as Prime Minister of India for an aggregate period of fifteen years, is the world's longest serving woman Prime Minister. The Constitution of India guarantees to all Indian women equality (Article 14), no Maternal mortality (per ,): Outrageous Women of the Renaissance makes it clear that women have made history as well as lived it -- throughout the centuries and throughout the world. The book is arranged in five parts. Each section provides profiles of women from a specific area of the world. Some of the "outrageous" women students will meet in these chapters include.

    Many women tried to become involved in the Reformation all throughout Europe and some of their voices were heard while others were not. By the age of twelve, Olimpia Fulvia Morata ( –) was able to converse fluently in Greek and Latin. Women in the Renaissance and Reformation. Women and religion. During the Middle Ages and the early part of the Renaissance, most European women were Catholics. Those who wished to devote their lives to the church entered convents. This situation changed after the Protestant Reformation in the sixteenth century. Women rulers.


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