The Tigress of Forli

Written By Elizabeth Lev
The Tigress of Forli
  • Publsiher : Mariner Books
  • Release : 29 May 2022
  • ISBN : 9780547844169
  • Pages : 316 pages
  • Rating : 3.5/5 from 4 reviews
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Read or download book entitled The Tigress of Forli written by Elizabeth Lev which was release on 29 May 2022, this book published by Mariner Books. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Book excerpt: A revisionist examination of the vilified Renaissance Italy countess explores her marriage at the age of 10 into a corrupt pope's influential family, her fierce rule after the assassination of her husband and the inspiring resistance she led against the Borgia family. A first book. 20,000 first printing.

The Tigress of Forli

The Tigress of Forli
  • Author : Elizabeth Lev
  • Publisher : Mariner Books
  • Release Date : 2012
  • Total pages : 316
  • ISBN : 9780547844169
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Summary : A revisionist examination of the vilified Renaissance Italy countess explores her marriage at the age of 10 into a corrupt pope's influential family, her fierce rule after the assassination of her husband and the inspiring resistance she led against the Borgia family. A first book. 20,000 first printing....

Tigress of Forli

Tigress of Forli
  • Author : Elizabeth Lev
  • Publisher : Head of Zeus
  • Release Date : 2012-10-01
  • Total pages : 336
  • ISBN : 9780547844169
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Summary : If I were to write the story of my life it would shock the world', Caterina Sforza, 1463-1509. As action packed as as a Game of Thrones novel, the complete life of one of Italy's most fearless women. Between her birth in 1463 as the illegitimate daughter of the Duke of ...

The Tigress of Forl

The Tigress of Forl
  • Author : Elizabeth Lev
  • Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Release Date : 2011
  • Total pages : 316
  • ISBN : 9780547844169
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Summary : An examination of the Renaissance countess explores her marriage at the age of ten into a corrupt pope's influential family, her fierce rule after the assassination of her husband, and the inspiring resistance she led against the Borgia family....

She Kills Me

She Kills Me
  • Author : Jennifer Wright
  • Publisher : Abrams
  • Release Date : 2021-09-28
  • Total pages : 176
  • ISBN : 9780547844169
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Summary : A powerful collection of stories about women who murdered—for revenge, for love, and even for pleasure—rife with historical details that will have any true crime junkie on the edge of their seat In every tragic story, men are expected to be the killers. There are countless studies and ...

Life in a Cold Climate Nancy Mitford The Biography

Life in a Cold Climate  Nancy Mitford The Biography
  • Author : Laura Thompson
  • Publisher : Head of Zeus
  • Release Date : 2015-01-29
  • Total pages : 432
  • ISBN : 9780547844169
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Summary : Nancy Mitford was, in the words of her sister Lady Diana Mosley, 'very, very complex'. Her highly autobiographical early work, the biographies and novels of her more mature French period, her journalism, and the vast body of letters to her family, friends such as Evelyn Waugh, and to the great ...

Too Important for the Generals

Too Important for the Generals
  • Author : Allan Mallinson
  • Publisher : Random House
  • Release Date : 2016-06-02
  • Total pages : 400
  • ISBN : 9780547844169
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Summary : ‘War is too important to be left to the generals’ snapped future French prime minister Georges Clemenceau on learning of yet another bloody and futile offensive on the Western Front. One of the great questions in the ongoing discussions and debate about the First World War is why did winning ...

Hiding in Plain Sight

Hiding in Plain Sight
  • Author : Christian P. Potholm
  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
  • Release Date : 2021
  • Total pages : 248
  • ISBN : 9780547844169
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Summary : Hiding in Plain Sight: Women Warriors Throughout Time and Space takes the many, dimensions of military history, including the various modalities of warfare across cultures and periods, and integrates them with the substantial contributions of social history, women's history, black history, feminist theory, LGBTQ community, and other perspectives....

Women Warriors

Women Warriors
  • Author : Pamela D. Toler
  • Publisher : Beacon Press
  • Release Date : 2019-02-26
  • Total pages : 240
  • ISBN : 9780547844169
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Summary : Who says women don’t go to war? From Vikings and African queens to cross-dressing military doctors and WWII Russian fighter pilots, these are the stories of women for whom battle was not a metaphor. The woman warrior is always cast as an anomaly—Joan of Arc, not GI Jane. ...

Moral Combat

Moral Combat
  • Author : Gerry Milligan
  • Publisher : University of Toronto Press
  • Release Date : 2018-04-09
  • Total pages : 344
  • ISBN : 9780547844169
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Summary : The Italian sixteenth century offers the first sustained discussion of women's militarism since antiquity. Across a variety of genres, male and female writers raised questions about women's right and ability to fight in combat. Treatise literature engaged scientific, religious, and cultural discourses about women's virtues, while epic poetry and biographical ...

Daughters of Alchemy

Daughters of Alchemy
  • Author : Meredith K. Ray
  • Publisher : Harvard University Press
  • Release Date : 2015
  • Total pages : 291
  • ISBN : 9780547844169
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Summary : Meredith Ray shows that women were at the vanguard of empirical culture during the Scientific Revolution. They experimented with medicine and alchemy at home and in court, debated cosmological discoveries in salons and academies, and in their writings used their knowledge of natural philosophy to argue for women’s intellectual ...

Warfare and Armed Conflicts

Warfare and Armed Conflicts
  • Author : Micheal Clodfelter
  • Publisher : McFarland
  • Release Date : 2017-04-24
  • Total pages : 824
  • ISBN : 9780547844169
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Summary : In its revised and updated fourth edition, this exhaustive encyclopedia provides a record of casualties of war from the last five centuries through 2015, with new statistical and analytical information. Figures include casualties from global terrorism, the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, and the fight against the Islamic State. New entries ...

Revolutionary Feminist Narratives and Perspectives on the Italian Risorgimento

Revolutionary Feminist Narratives and Perspectives on the Italian Risorgimento
  • Author : Sharon Worley
  • Publisher : Cambridge Scholars Publishing
  • Release Date : 2021-12-14
  • Total pages : 235
  • ISBN : 9780547844169
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Summary : This study extends from the Neapolitan Revolution of 1799 to the first unification of Italy in 1861, and presents insights into the work of feminist authors who responded to the Italian Risorgimento in their writings, including novels, poetry and non-fiction political analyses. The narratives of these women form a cohesive view of ...

Piero de Medici and the Crisis of Renaissance Italy

Piero de Medici and the Crisis of Renaissance Italy
  • Author : Alison Brown
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2020-01-31
  • Total pages : 351
  • ISBN : 9780547844169
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Summary : Uses Piero de' Medici's life as a prism to throw new light on the crisis in Renaissance Italy that revolutionised culture and political thinking....

Cesare and Lucrezia Borgia

Cesare and Lucrezia Borgia
  • Author : Samantha Morris
  • Publisher : Pen and Sword History
  • Release Date : 2020-12-28
  • Total pages : 200
  • ISBN : 9780547844169
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Summary : This myth-busting biography reveals the fascinating true lives of Renaissance Italy’s most infamous brother and sister. Salacious rumors have shrouded the Borgia family for centuries. In particular, tales of murder and incest have stuck to the names of Cesare and Lucrezia. But in this enlightening biography, Samantha Morris separates ...

Mona Lisa

Mona Lisa
  • Author : Dianne Hales
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2015-08-18
  • Total pages : 336
  • ISBN : 9780547844169
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Summary : "A genius immortalized her. A French king paid a fortune for her. An emperor coveted her. No face has ever captivated so many for so long. Every year more than nine million visitors trek to her portrait in the Louvre. Yet while everyone recognizes her smile, hardly anyone knows her ...