Salmonson, Jessica Amanda

Published by Paragon House, New York, 1991
Condition: As New Hardcover
From Granny Artemis Antiquarian Books (Bremerton, WA, U.S.A.)

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Salmonson, Jessica Amanda: THE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF AMAZONS: WOMEN WARRIORS FROM ANTIQUITY TO THE MODERN ERA. New York: Paragon House, 1991. First Edition. As-New in dustwrapper. SIGNED by the author. A comprehensive compendium of female swordswomen and combatants through the ages, whether mythic, folkloric, literary, or entirely historical, ancient, medieval, and modern. Arranged alphabetically by individuals names, there are over 1,000 entries from Aba the warrior daughter of Xenophanes, to Zoulvisia the legendary warrior heroine of Armenia. Coverage includes ancient Amazons, Maenads, Valkyries, medieval warrior queens, lady pirates, guerilla fighters, and violent goddesses. It draws on Native American history and folklore, Wild West lore, Middle and Far Eastern history, Chinese, Japanese, and Southeast Asian history and myth, European history and myth from Scandinavian to Mediterranean nations and Africa, fighting heroines of old South and Central America, all the way up to modern age resistance fighters and armed rebels around the world. AUTOGRAPHED. Bookseller Inventory # 2020

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Publisher: Paragon House, New York

Publication Date: 1991

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:As New

Dust Jacket Condition: As New

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: First edition.

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