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Book Title: Uppity Women of the Renaissance|
The author of the book: Vicki León
Format files: PDF
The size of the: 752 KB
Edition: Conari Press
Date of issue: February 1st 1999
ISBN 13: 9781573241274
Read full description of the books Uppity Women of the Renaissance:Take a Romp through the Renaissance when uppity women ruled! In an era typically associated with famous men, infamous women also abounded: Catalina de Erauso, who dueled, drank, and cross-dressed her way through Spain and North America; Christina of Denmark, a dimpled sixteen-year-old widow who turned down Henry VIII (and lived to tell about it); and Veronica Franco, an Italian poet and courtesan turned politician who lobbied in defense of Venice's painted ladies, to name just a few.
Read information about the authorA prolific author of non-fiction, author of numerous books for young and old, Vicki León delights in unearthing unusual facts, fresh anecdotes, and uncommon statistics to create her books on the natural world and the flip side of history. Her book have won rave reviews from a long list of media that includes People magazine. Publishers Weekly, the Los Angeles Times, Voice of America, and numerous NPR stations.
Her bestselling titles for 10 and up include A Raft of Sea Otters, The Secrets of Tidepools, and three titles in the Outrageous Women series.
Her popular titles for older readers include Uppity Women of Ancient Times, Uppity Women of the Renaissance, and the other Uppity titles and the travel title Scenic Highway One.
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