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Princesses behaving badly

Linda Rodriguez McRobbie

Princesses behaving badly

real stories from history-- without the fairy-tale endings

by Linda Rodriguez McRobbie

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  • 15 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Conduct of life,
  • Biography,
  • Princesses

  • About the Edition

    Offers information on historical princesses whose lives were devoid of fairy-tale magic, including the stories of Nazi spy Princess Stephanie von Hohenlohe, mass murderess Princess Olga of Kiev, and warrior mom Princess Rani Lakshmibai.

    Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (pages 287-297) and index.

    Statementby Linda Rodriguez McRobbie
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD107.3 .M42 2013
    The Physical Object
    Pagination303 pages
    Number of Pages303
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27156132M
    ISBN 101594746443
    ISBN 109781594746444
    LC Control Number2012953988
    OCLC/WorldCa828893143

    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.   PERSONAL INFORMATION for business inquiries: [email protected] follow me on twitter, instagram & depop @magicalmolly check out my website: http://www.t.

      "Irreverent, informative, and entertaining, Princesses Behaving Badly is the perfect companion to royal novels." --Jennifer Conner, Literate Housewife "[Princesses Behaving Badly] is a major addition to feminist libraries, and more importantly, it's lots of fun!"--Anna Jedrziewski, Retailing Insight show more/5(K).   "Irreverent, informative, and entertaining, Princesses Behaving Badly is the perfect companion to royal novels." -Jennifer Conner, Literate Housewife "[Princesses Behaving Badly] is a major addition to feminist libraries, and more importantly, it's lots of fun!"-Anna Jedrziewski, Retailing Insight show more/5(K).

    Princesses Behaving Badly: Real Stories From History Without The Fairy-Tale Endings. Written by Linda Rodriguez McRobbie. COMICS • MOVIES • MUSIC • TELEVISION • GAMES • BOOKS.   In "Princesses Behaving Badly" [Quirk Books, $], I took a look at the not-so-Disney lives of 30 princesses, and found a whole world of women whom history had mostly forgotten, vilified, or written are women who took the crown and ran with it--though not always to particularly nice places. They lied, murdered, used sex, or dressed like a man to Author: Ian Doescher.


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Behaving badly is an understatement in this history book. There are princesses who ran off with lovers, those who tried to usurp thrones, a few who would have been better rulers than their siblings, some who were mad and a few who were said to be mad but weren't/5. While Princesses Behaving Badly isn't a "bad" book, I did find it lacking in certain aspects.

While the author includes a lot of princesses, there is scant information about each one. The writing is intelligent but not engaging. If there had been more written on each princess, or even more personality injected, I would have been driven to 4/4(). Princesses Behaving Badly offers mini-biographies of all these princesses and dozens more.

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About Princesses Behaving Badly. This paperback 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.

“Princess, diva, pain in the ass — all terms that resonate throughout Princesses Behaving Badly, which tells of royal terrors who make modern gossip queens seem as demure as Snow White.”—New York Post “History has produced some very real, very dangerous ladies who make their movie and book counterparts seem lame by comparison.

Princesses Behaving Badly is a fun and fast read full of historical tidbits. These mini-biographies hold the right amount of "quirk" and information to keep the non-historian like me interested. Although some of the information may be slightly on the fable side of history, there are a variety of starting points to read further on once your.

Princesses Behaving Badly contains enough quirk to hold the interest of non-historians, while those who enjoy delving deeper may find value in the wide range of material and be able to use the book as a pointer for further reading.

McRobbie gives many of these princesses exactly what their stories require: a narrative that tells their stories 5/5. Jun 4, - Princesses Behaving Badly - Linda Rodriguez McRobbie. Jun 4, - Princesses Behaving Badly - Linda Rodriguez McRobbie. Stay safe and healthy. Please practice hand-washing and social distancing, and check out our resources for adapting to these times.

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Praise for Princesses Behaving Badly ““Forget conventional fairy-tale endings From pirate princesses to princesses with bizarre beauty routines to warrior royalty, this book shows there's a lot more to life than a cookie-cutter story.”—Bustle “History has produced some very real, very dangerous ladies who make their movie and book.

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Princesses Behaving Badly: Real Stories from History – without the Fairy Tale Endings is a fun, juicy non-fiction book about princesses who weren’t “afraid to cheat, deceive, seduce, or murder anyone who got in her way”.If you want deep insight, you’re not going to get much of it here.Behaving badly is an understatement in this history book.

There are princesses who ran off with lovers, those who tried to usurp thrones, a few who would have been better rulers than their siblings, some who were mad and a few who were said to be mad but weren't. Princesses Behaving Badly offers mini-biographies 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. The book tells interesting tales about princesses who led armies or who ruled empires as well as princesses who went broke or went crazy, all Brand: Random House Audio.