Hatshepsut: the princess who became king

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National Geographic,
Pub. Date:
2005.
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English
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She was the Egyptian girl who became a master politician and a supreme stateswoman. Inheriting her father’s throne along with her young stepson, Hatshepsut was soon crowned pharaoh in her own right. This is the startling tale of a woman’s rise to power within the patriarchal society of ancient Egypt: Hatshepsut was shrewdly conveyed as a masculine ruler in all public statues and artwork, and donned male dress and a false beard in person. She ruled Egypt for decades, claiming her rightful place in the history of this great civilization.National Geographic supports K-12 educators with ELA Common Core Resources.Visit www.natgeoed.org/commoncore for more information.
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9780792236450
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table_of_contents Birth of a princess -- A palace childhood -- Queen and mother -- Pharaoh of Egypt.
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