The woman who would be king / Kara Cooney.

By: Cooney, Kara
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York : Crown, [2014]Edition: First editionDescription: xii, 298 pages : illustrations, maps on endpapers ; 25 cmContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780307956767 (hbk) :; 0307956768 (hbk)Subject(s): Hatshepsut, Queen of Egypt | Queens -- Egypt -- Biography | Pharaohs -- Biography | Egypt -- History -- Eighteenth dynasty, ca. 1570-1320 B.C | Egypt -- Kings and rulers -- Biography | Egypt | 1570 - 1320 B.CGenre/Form: BiographyDDC classification: 932.014092 LOC classification: DT87.15 | .C66 2014
Contents:
Divine origins -- A place of her own -- King's great wife -- Regent for a baby king -- A climb toward kingship -- Keeping the kingship -- The king becomes a man -- The setting sun -- The king is dead; long live the king -- Lost legacy.
Summary: A portrait of the longest-reigning woman pharaoh in Ancient Egypt draws on surviving artifacts to consider her unprecedented rise, her achievements and why most of her monuments were destroyed after her death.
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 279-289) and index.

Divine origins -- A place of her own -- King's great wife -- Regent for a baby king -- A climb toward kingship -- Keeping the kingship -- The king becomes a man -- The setting sun -- The king is dead; long live the king -- Lost legacy.

A portrait of the longest-reigning woman pharaoh in Ancient Egypt draws on surviving artifacts to consider her unprecedented rise, her achievements and why most of her monuments were destroyed after her death.

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