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The warrior queens

by Antonia Fraser

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  • 4 Currently reading

Published by Vintage Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Women -- Biography,
  • Queens -- Biography,
  • Women in politics,
  • Women soldiers

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 337-362) and index.

    StatementAntonia Fraser.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD109 .F72 1990
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 383 p. :
    Number of Pages383
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2217050M
    ISBN 100679728163
    LC Control Number89040487

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