THE MILITARY LEADERSHIP OF MATILDA OF CANOSSA 1046-1115
by David J. Hay
Published by Manchester University Press. 1st. 2008
Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper. Gender in History series. An account of the entire 40-year military career of one of the most powerful women of the Middle Ages. Challenging the boundaries between military and gender history, it explains how one famous noblewoman rose to the defence of the reforming papacy, defeated the Holy Roman Emperor and turned the tide of the first great war between Church and state. Red cloth boards, gilt title to spine.
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