This item searching for the amazons the real warrior women of the ancient world by john man hardcover 1579 in stock ships from and sold by amazoncom free shipping on orders over 25 details amazons the real warrior women of the ancient world by john man paperback 941. Man saladin the life the legend and the islamic empire 2015 etc debunks the ancient myths and legendary nonsense surrounding a race of women warriorsthe so called amazons left no pottery or jewelry and certainly no settlement that could be excavated however there are tombs yielding immense treasures and information particularly in tuva now a semi autonomous region of russian. After a brief history of wonder woman man concludes with an account of an online search for modern amazons discovering the revolutionary kurdish womens defense units in rojava syria mans breezy style is engaging but its no substitute for a deeper engagement with the subject illus feb. I have always been intrigued by amazons and even wrote a novel where they figured and john mans subject and credentials made me take the book it is a witty erudite tale of this mythic real tribe of warrior women and man uses his past experience writing about china mongolia and central asia to good effect showing their origins in . In searching for the amazons john man travels to the grasslands of central asia from the edge of the ancient greek world to the borderlands of china to discover the truth about the truth about these women whose legend has resonated over the centuries
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