Women Warriors: A History

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Potomac Books Incorporated, Mar 1, 2000 - History - 279 pages
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Reprint of the 1997 work in which cultural anthropologist Jones looks at women in the military and in wars and battles throughout history and around the world, presenting stories of women soldiers, leaders, pirates, outlaws, and terrorists in ancient times and in modern conflicts such as the Indochi

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The man doesn't even know the grounds for which Jeanne D'arc was put to death. His research is highly suspect, considering he gets very basic facts on very famous figures very fundamentally wrong. The book from beginning to end is filled with these errors, this was just the most glaring example that even a layman might spot.
Wouldn't recommend to anyone with an interest in history in general or the history of women in particular.
 

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Huh? I read two pages in preview about Mary READ (ever check your facts David?) & found NOTHING to be true, including the timeline, the spelling & the name of the Calico Jack (it is not author KETCHUMt). This is a hack job if two pages are any indication.

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Jones is Professor of Anthropology at the University of Central Florida.

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