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Uppity Women of the Renaissance
Uppity Women of the Renaissance
Author: Vicki Leon
Introducing some of history's most dangerous, outrageous, and flamboyant women, Uppity Women of the Renaissance introduces readers to ex-nun Catalina de Erauso, who dueled, drank, and cross-dressed her way through Spain and North America; Chiyome, who started a profitable business renting out female ninjas, called "deadly flowers," in 16-century...  more »
ISBN-13: 9781573241274
ISBN-10: 157324127X
Publication Date: 3/1999
Pages: 308
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  • Currently 3.9/5 Stars.
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3.9 stars, based on 16 ratings
Publisher: Conari Press
Book Type: Paperback
Members Wishing: 0
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mrhodes avatar reviewed Uppity Women of the Renaissance on + 9 more book reviews
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I was surprised by how funny and interesting this book was. I thought I would add it to my pile of coffee table books that i or my guests pick up every now and then out of boredom but i found myself reading it greedily for the first few days I had it. My kind of history.
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reviewed Uppity Women of the Renaissance on + 14 more book reviews
Interesting book about famous and not so famous women who lived during the Renaissance. Short stories/essays. Fun read.
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Not as good as "Uppity Women of Ancient Times", the best of the series, but interesting and eye-opening.
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Very interesting book, indeed. Good biographical sketches.


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