The Encyclopedia of Amazons: Women Warriors from Antiquity to the Modern Era

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Anchor Books, 1991 - Social Science - 290 pages

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The encyclopedia of Amazons: women warriors from antiquity to the modern era

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While the words "amazon'' and "women warriors'' conjure up images of 1950s B-movies, this is an excellent piece of scholarly detective work. Salmonson defines the term "amazon'' through Greek ... Read full review


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