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PDF ð BOOK Uppity Women of Shakespearean Times Ô GWAIRSOFT ´ [PDF / Epub] ☉ Uppity Women of Shakespearean Times By Vicki León – Gwairsoft.co.uk From army commanders to international traders to mine owners and mistresses Uppity Women of Shakespearean Times is a riveting and riotous parade of women whoFrom army commanders to international traders to mine owners and mistresses Uppity Women of Shakespearean Times is a riveting and riotous parade of women who refused to button up or back down You will read about Nell Gwynn who rose from hawking oysters on the docks to be the mistress of King Charles II of England This is a clever book It's a book that needed to be written History books have essentially left out history of women These many stories of independent women during the 1600s altered my assumptions about when women became independent and made me realize there were many stories of independent women during this time and during all the decades before but the male historians weren't researching these stories During Shakespeare's time women who wanted to be adventurous or who wanted to follow their dream or who just wanted something besides wifehood had to be smart brave clever and resilient I found myself really empathizing with women that worked in brothels during this time; I realized that for women without husbands there weren't a lot of options for making a living and therefore the brothel was one of their few choices I had not heard of any of these women that were included in the bookI gave the book 3 stars only because I thought the book was a bit difficult to read The author's style of writing condensed the story which led to leaving out important details that would have made the historical contribution of these women clear I had to do research on most of them in order to actually understand the story that author was writing about

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Veronica Franco an Italian poet and courtesan turned politician who lobbied in defense of Venice's painted ladies Barbara Uttmann of Annaberg who revitalized her community after the local silver mines petered out by organizing a female corps of lacemakers Long Meg from Lancashire English folk hero or heroine depen Very funny and sometimes informative

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Uppity Women of Shakespearean TimesDing on the situation who never tired of the outrageous fun of cross dressing and whose adventurous exploits made her the subject of popular books and countless songs in the seventeenth century And countless other amazing heroines and harpies 200 biographical anecdotes of fascinating detail and enlightening variet A book of short biographies on women famous and not that is surprising in the variety and scope of independence in the late 15th through 17th centuries It's also surprising how many of these women lived into their 70s and 80s when the average age at the time was 35 Perhaps good genes or perhaps there's a lot to be said for being independent and self assured A good read but parental warning Many of these stories are bawdy and sometimes lewd but a fun romp through the centuries