World History Biographies: Hatshepsut

World History Biographies: Hatshepsut : The Girl Who Became a Great Pharaoh

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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.show more

Product details

  • 9-12
  • Hardback | 64 pages
  • 172.7 x 254 x 15.2mm | 385.56g
  • National Geographic Society
  • Washington, DC, United States
  • English
  • A Marshall.
  • FULL COLOR THROUGHOUT
  • 0792236459
  • 9780792236450
  • 942,052

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"Illustrated with clear, color photos of artifacts and sites as well as colorful maps...this provides an accessible introduction to Hatshepsut and her times." --Booklistshow more

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