Uppity Women of Ancient Times

Uppity Women of Ancient Times

Book - 1995
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In a witty and informative way, Vicki Leon profiles 150 women who made their mark around the Mediterranean between 2800 B.C. and 450 A.D.--3,200 years of history from a female vantage point. Among those featured are the Assyrian queen of Babylon who is credited with inventing trousers and the Queen of Kish who began her career as a bar owner.
Publisher: New York : MJF Books, c1995
ISBN: 9781567312492
Characteristics: 239 p. : ill., maps ; 19 cm
Alternative Title: Uppity women


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Jan 25, 2012

This book was so poorly written, with an attempt to be hip and modern, that although I was interested in the subject, I just couldn't finish reading it. The only value it has, as far as I'm concernted, is to list names that I will look up in other materils.


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