Princesses behaving badly: real stories from history-- without the fairy-tale endings
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You think you know her story. You've read the Brothers Grimm, you've watched the Disney cartoons, you cheered as these virtuous women lived happily ever after. But the lives of real princesses couldn't be more different. Sure, many were graceful and benevolent leaders--but just as many were ruthless in their quest for power, and all of them had skeletons rattling in their royal closets. Princess Stephanie von Hohenlohe was a Nazi spy. Empress Elizabeth of the Austro-Hungarian empire slept wearing a mask of raw veal. Princess Olga of Kiev murdered thousands of men, and Princess Rani Lakshmibai waged war on the battlefield, charging into combat with her toddler son strapped to her back. Princesses Behaving Badly offers minibiographies of all these princesses and dozens more. It's a fascinating listen for history buffs, feminists, and anyone seeking a different kind of bedtime story.
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|Full title||princesses behaving badly real stories from history without the fairy tale endings|
|Author||mcrobbie linda rodriguez|
|Last Update||2018-05-26 23:36:46PM|
|Last Indexed||2018-05-27 00:13:02AM|
|author||McRobbie, Linda Rodriguez,|
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|available_at_catalog||Edmondson Pike, Edmondson Pike Kids, Green Hills, Green Hills Kids, Thompson Lane|
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This new edition offers true tales of these take-charge princesses plus dozens more in a fascinating read that's perfect for history buffs, feminists, and anyone seeking a different kind of bedtime story.
You think you know her story. You've read the Brothers Grimm, you've watched the Disney cartoons, and you cheered as these virtuous women lived happily ever after. But real princesses didn't always get happy endings. Sure, plenty were graceful and benevolent leaders, but just as many were ruthless in their quest for power, and all of them had skeletons rattling in their majestic closets. Princess Stephanie von Hohenlohe was a Nazi spy. Empress Elisabeth of the Austro-Hungarian Empire slept wearing a mask of raw veal. Princess Olga of Kiev slaughtered her way to sainthood. And Princess Lakshmibai waged war on the battlefield with her toddler strapped to her back.
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|owning_library_catalog||Nashville Public Library|
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|subject_facet||Princesses -- Biography, Princesses -- Conduct of life -- Biography|
|title_display||Princesses behaving badly : real stories from history-- without the fairy-tale endings|
|title_full||Princesses Behaving Badly Real Stories from History Without the Fairy-Tale Endings, Princesses behaving badly : real stories from history-- without the fairy-tale endings / by Linda Rodriguez McRobbie|
|title_short||Princesses behaving badly :|
|title_sub||real stories from history-- without the fairy-tale endings|
|topic_facet||Biography & Autobiography, Conduct of life, History, Nonfiction, Princesses|