The Woman who Would be King: Hatshepsut'S Rise to Power in Ancient Egypt download free [PDF and Ebook] by Kara Cooney

The Woman who Would be King: Hatshepsut'S Rise to Power in Ancient Egypt download free [PDF and Ebook] by Kara Cooney year 2015
  • Book name: The Woman who Would be King: Hatshepsut'S Rise to Power in Ancient Egypt
  • Author: Kara Cooney
  • Release date: 2015/4/5
  • Publisher: BROADWAY BOOKS
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Biography
  • ISBN: 9780307956774
  • Rating: 8.35 of 10
  • Votes: 726
  • Review by: Lilianna Alvarez
  • Review rating: 7.88 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/10/31
  • Total pages: 320
  • Includes a PDF summary of 27 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: An engrossing biography of the longest-reigning female pharaoh in Ancient Egypt and the story of her audacious rise to power. Hatshepsut-the daughter of a general who usurped Egypt's throne-was expected to bear the sons who would legitimize the reign of her father's family. Her failure to produce a male heir, however, paved the way for her improbable rule as a cross-dressing king. At just over twenty, Hatshepsut out-maneuvered the mother of Thutmose III, the infant king, for a seat on the throne, and ascended to the rank of pharaoh.Shrewdly operating the levers of power to emerge as Egypt's second female pharaoh, Hatshepsut was a master strategist, cloaking her political power plays in the veil of piety and sexual reinvention. She successfully negotiated a path from the royal nursery to the very pinnacle of authority, and her reign saw one of Ancient Egypt's most prolific building periods.Constructing a rich narrative history using the artifacts that remain, noted Egyptologist Kara Cooney offers a remarkable interpretation of how Hatshepsut rapidly but methodically consolidated power-and why she fell from public favor just as quickly. The Woman Who Would Be King traces the unconventional life of an almost-forgotten pharaoh and explores our complicated reactions to women in power.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 20H26M39S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Biography: General, Ancient History: To C 500 CE, Biography: Historical, Political & Military
  • Available formats: SNB, RB, PDF, WORD, FB2, DOC, EPUB, TXT. Compressed in ZIP, RZ, LHA, CHM, TAR.Z, RAR
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 16.05 USD
  • Dimensions: 130x203x20mm
  • Weight: 272g
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