The Tigress of Forli

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  • Author : Elizabeth Lev
  • Publisher : Mariner Books
  • Pages : 316 pages
  • ISBN : 9780547844169
  • Rating : 3.5/5 from 4 reviews
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The Tigress of Forli

The Tigress of Forli
  • Author : Elizabeth Lev
  • Publisher : Mariner Books
  • Release : 23 May 2022
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A revisionist examination of the vilified Renaissance Italy countess explores her marriage at the age of 10 into a corrupt pope's influential family, her fierce rule after the assassination of her husband and the inspiring resistance she led against the Borgia family. A first book. 20,000 first printing.

Tigress of Forli

Tigress of Forli
  • Author : Elizabeth Lev
  • Publisher : Head of Zeus
  • Release : 01 October 2012
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If I were to write the story of my life it would shock the world', Caterina Sforza, 1463-1509. As action packed as as a Game of Thrones novel, the complete life of one of Italy's most fearless women. Between her birth in 1463 as the illegitimate daughter of the Duke of Milan, and her death in 1509 as a member of the powerful Medici family, the life of Caterina Sforza crossed the firmament of Renaissance Italy like a shooting star. She was

The Tigress of Forl

The Tigress of Forl
  • Author : Elizabeth Lev
  • Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Release : 23 May 2022
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An examination of the Renaissance countess explores her marriage at the age of ten into a corrupt pope's influential family, her fierce rule after the assassination of her husband, and the inspiring resistance she led against the Borgia family.

She Kills Me

She Kills Me
  • Author : Jennifer Wright
  • Publisher : Abrams
  • Release : 28 September 2021
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A powerful collection of stories about women who murdered—for revenge, for love, and even for pleasure—rife with historical details that will have any true crime junkie on the edge of their seat In every tragic story, men are expected to be the killers. There are countless studies and works of art made about male violence. However, when women are featured in stories about murder, they are rarely portrayed as predators. They’re the prey. This common dynamic is

Life in a Cold Climate Nancy Mitford The Biography

Life in a Cold Climate  Nancy Mitford The Biography
  • Author : Laura Thompson
  • Publisher : Head of Zeus
  • Release : 29 January 2015
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Nancy Mitford was, in the words of her sister Lady Diana Mosley, 'very, very complex'. Her highly autobiographical early work, the biographies and novels of her more mature French period, her journalism, and the vast body of letters to her family, friends such as Evelyn Waugh, and to the great love of her life, Gaston Palewski, all tell an intriguing story. Drawing from these, as well as conversations with Mitford's two surviving sisters, acquaintances and colleagues, prize-winning author Laura Thompson

Too Important for the Generals

Too Important for the Generals
  • Author : Allan Mallinson
  • Publisher : Random House
  • Release : 02 June 2016
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‘War is too important to be left to the generals’ snapped future French prime minister Georges Clemenceau on learning of yet another bloody and futile offensive on the Western Front. One of the great questions in the ongoing discussions and debate about the First World War is why did winning take so long and exact so appalling a human cost? After all this was a fight that, we were told, would be over by Christmas. Now, in his major new

Hiding in Plain Sight

Hiding in Plain Sight
  • Author : Christian P. Potholm
  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
  • Release : 23 May 2022
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Hiding in Plain Sight: Women Warriors Throughout Time and Space takes the many, dimensions of military history, including the various modalities of warfare across cultures and periods, and integrates them with the substantial contributions of social history, women's history, black history, feminist theory, LGBTQ community, and other perspectives.

Women Warriors

Women Warriors
  • Author : Pamela D. Toler
  • Publisher : Beacon Press
  • Release : 26 February 2019
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Who says women don’t go to war? From Vikings and African queens to cross-dressing military doctors and WWII Russian fighter pilots, these are the stories of women for whom battle was not a metaphor. The woman warrior is always cast as an anomaly—Joan of Arc, not GI Jane. But women, it turns out, have always gone to war. In this fascinating and lively world history, Pamela Toler not only introduces us to women who took up arms, she

Moral Combat

Moral Combat
  • Author : Gerry Milligan
  • Publisher : University of Toronto Press
  • Release : 09 April 2018
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The Italian sixteenth century offers the first sustained discussion of women's militarism since antiquity. Across a variety of genres, male and female writers raised questions about women's right and ability to fight in combat. Treatise literature engaged scientific, religious, and cultural discourses about women's virtues, while epic poetry and biographical literature famously featured examples of women as soldiers, commanders, observers, and victims of war. Moral Combat asks how and why women's militarism became one of the central discourses of this

Daughters of Alchemy

Daughters of Alchemy
  • Author : Meredith K. Ray
  • Publisher : Harvard University Press
  • Release : 23 May 2022
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Meredith Ray shows that women were at the vanguard of empirical culture during the Scientific Revolution. They experimented with medicine and alchemy at home and in court, debated cosmological discoveries in salons and academies, and in their writings used their knowledge of natural philosophy to argue for women’s intellectual equality to men.

Warfare and Armed Conflicts

Warfare and Armed Conflicts
  • Author : Micheal Clodfelter
  • Publisher : McFarland
  • Release : 24 April 2017
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In its revised and updated fourth edition, this exhaustive encyclopedia provides a record of casualties of war from the last five centuries through 2015, with new statistical and analytical information. Figures include casualties from global terrorism, the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, and the fight against the Islamic State. New entries cover an additional 20 armed conflicts between 1492 and 2007 not included in previous editions. Arranged roughly by century and subdivided by world region, chronological entries include the name and dates of the

Revolutionary Feminist Narratives and Perspectives on the Italian Risorgimento

Revolutionary Feminist Narratives and Perspectives on the Italian Risorgimento
  • Author : Sharon Worley
  • Publisher : Cambridge Scholars Publishing
  • Release : 14 December 2021
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This study extends from the Neapolitan Revolution of 1799 to the first unification of Italy in 1861, and presents insights into the work of feminist authors who responded to the Italian Risorgimento in their writings, including novels, poetry and non-fiction political analyses. The narratives of these women form a cohesive view of emerging feminism in the nineteenth century in response to the Italian Risorgimento. A number of American and British women who lived in Italy (Emma Hamilton, Margaret Fuller and Elizabeth Barrett

Cesare and Lucrezia Borgia

Cesare and Lucrezia Borgia
  • Author : Samantha Morris
  • Publisher : Pen and Sword History
  • Release : 28 December 2020
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This myth-busting biography reveals the fascinating true lives of Renaissance Italy’s most infamous brother and sister. Salacious rumors have shrouded the Borgia family for centuries. In particular, tales of murder and incest have stuck to the names of Cesare and Lucrezia. But in this enlightening biography, Samantha Morris separates fact from fiction, presenting these two fascinating individuals from their early lives, through their years at the Vatican and their untimely deaths. Morris begins her narrative in the bustling metropolis

Mona Lisa

Mona Lisa
  • Author : Dianne Hales
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release : 18 August 2015
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"A genius immortalized her. A French king paid a fortune for her. An emperor coveted her. No face has ever captivated so many for so long. Every year more than nine million visitors trek to her portrait in the Louvre. Yet while everyone recognizes her smile, hardly anyone knows her story. This book rests on the premise that the woman in the Mona Lisa is indeed the person identified in its earliest description: Lisa Gherardini (1479-1542), wife of the Florence