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The Resource Searching for the Amazons : The Real Warrior Women of the Ancient World, John Man

Searching for the Amazons : The Real Warrior Women of the Ancient World, John Man

Label
Searching for the Amazons : The Real Warrior Women of the Ancient World
Title
Searching for the Amazons
Title remainder
The Real Warrior Women of the Ancient World
Statement of responsibility
John Man
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
A deeply researched and sweeping history that redefines our understanding of the Amazons and their culture, tracking the ancient legend into the modern world and examining its significance today. -- Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
PWC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1941-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Man, John
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
no index present
Language note
Text in English
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
indexes
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Amazons
  • Amazons in literature
  • Mythology, Greek
  • Women soldiers
  • Women, Prehistoric
  • Women, Prehistoric
Label
Searching for the Amazons : The Real Warrior Women of the Ancient World, John Man
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 275-280) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: Changing myths, emerging truths -- A legend and its meaning -- Close encounters of the Scythian kind -- A short chapter on breasts -- Treasures in bone and gold -- The ice maiden -- Sarmatians: the roots of the legend -- The return of the mounted archer -- Amazonia: from dreams to new reality -- A painting, two plays and a suicide -- The Amazons of "Black Sparta" -- Amazons with wings: Russia's night witches -- Wonder Woman: the secret origins of an Amazon princess -- Epilogue: Halfway to Amazonia
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Pegasus Books hardcover edition.
Extent
xiv, 301 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781681776750
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color), maps
System control number
(OCoLC)on1023626862
Label
Searching for the Amazons : The Real Warrior Women of the Ancient World, John Man
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 275-280) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: Changing myths, emerging truths -- A legend and its meaning -- Close encounters of the Scythian kind -- A short chapter on breasts -- Treasures in bone and gold -- The ice maiden -- Sarmatians: the roots of the legend -- The return of the mounted archer -- Amazonia: from dreams to new reality -- A painting, two plays and a suicide -- The Amazons of "Black Sparta" -- Amazons with wings: Russia's night witches -- Wonder Woman: the secret origins of an Amazon princess -- Epilogue: Halfway to Amazonia
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Pegasus Books hardcover edition.
Extent
xiv, 301 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781681776750
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color), maps
System control number
(OCoLC)on1023626862

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