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William Monter's The Rise of Female Kings in Europe, 1300-1800 PDF

By William Monter

ISBN-10: 030017327X

ISBN-13: 9780300173277

during this vigorous and pathbreaking publication, William Monter sketches Europe's expanding recognition of self sufficient girl rulers among the overdue center a long time and the French Revolution. Monter surveys the governmental documents of Europe's thirty girls monarchs—the recognized (Mary Stuart, Elizabeth I, Catherine the nice) in addition to the imprecise (Charlotte of Cyprus, Isabel Clara Eugenia of the Netherlands)—describing how every one of them accomplished sovereign authority, wielded it, and (more frequently than males) deserted it. Monter argues that Europe's girl kings, who governed via divine correct, skilled no major political competition regardless of their gender.

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