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The Resource Postcolonial Amazons : female masculinity and courage in ancient Greek and Sanskrit literature, Walter Duvall Penrose, Jr

Postcolonial Amazons : female masculinity and courage in ancient Greek and Sanskrit literature, Walter Duvall Penrose, Jr

Label
Postcolonial Amazons : female masculinity and courage in ancient Greek and Sanskrit literature
Title
Postcolonial Amazons
Title remainder
female masculinity and courage in ancient Greek and Sanskrit literature
Statement of responsibility
Walter Duvall Penrose, Jr
Title variation
Female masculinity and courage in ancient Greek and Sanskrit literature
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
YDXCP
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Penrose, Walter Duvall
Dewey number
398.352
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
BL820.A6
LC item number
P395 2016
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Amazons
  • Amazons in literature
  • Greek literature
  • Sanskrit literature
  • Amazons
  • Amazons in literature
  • Greek literature
  • Sanskrit literature
  • 18.43 ancient Greek literature
Label
Postcolonial Amazons : female masculinity and courage in ancient Greek and Sanskrit literature, Walter Duvall Penrose, Jr
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
"This book is a significant revision of my 2006 doctoral dissertation, 'Bold with the bow and arrow : Amazons anf the ethnic gendering of martial prowess in ancient Greek and Asian cultures' ..."--Preface
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 273-300) and index
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volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Female masculinity and courage in ancient Greek thought -- Orientalized Amazons: from imagined to historical warrior women -- Postcolonial Amazons: decentering Athenian perspectives to rethink warrior women and matriarchy -- Greek and Persian warrior queens: Herodotus' Artemisia in ethnic perspective -- Hellenistic warrior queens: from the battlefield to the throne -- Civilized "Amazons": women bodyguards and hunters in ancient India and Persia -- Epilogue
Control code
944463037
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
x, 317 pages
Isbn
9780199533374
Lccn
2016934701
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)944463037
Label
Postcolonial Amazons : female masculinity and courage in ancient Greek and Sanskrit literature, Walter Duvall Penrose, Jr
Publication
Copyright
Note
"This book is a significant revision of my 2006 doctoral dissertation, 'Bold with the bow and arrow : Amazons anf the ethnic gendering of martial prowess in ancient Greek and Asian cultures' ..."--Preface
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 273-300) 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 -- Female masculinity and courage in ancient Greek thought -- Orientalized Amazons: from imagined to historical warrior women -- Postcolonial Amazons: decentering Athenian perspectives to rethink warrior women and matriarchy -- Greek and Persian warrior queens: Herodotus' Artemisia in ethnic perspective -- Hellenistic warrior queens: from the battlefield to the throne -- Civilized "Amazons": women bodyguards and hunters in ancient India and Persia -- Epilogue
Control code
944463037
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
x, 317 pages
Isbn
9780199533374
Lccn
2016934701
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)944463037

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