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Inked Amazons: Passionate Warrior Women Who Loved Cannabis, Battle-axes, Booty & Bling

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Images pictured here are only a sampling; this book contains ten maps and 86 unusual illustrations, covering a splendid range of objects, time periods, and warrior women, real and legendary. Story-telling images include tattoos of the "Ice Princess" provided by the archaeologist herself, as well as stirring depictions of modern "Amazon" archers on horseback, still pursuing nomadic traditions of the hunt from millennia past.

Mayor's book , The Amazons: Lives & Legends of Warrior Women Across the Ancient World, officially publishes September 21. Until then, readers can preorder the book at a promotional discount from amazon.com. The book is also available online and off at Barnes & Noble, Powells, and other bookstores. For a look at the first chapter, the book trailer, and an author interview, go here.

More on Adrienne Mayor.

Editing, image editing and collages by OEN Managing Editor, Meryl Ann Butler.

Meryl Ann Butler interviewed Vicki here:
Uppity Women in History/Herstory: Interview with Author Vicki Leon
Uppity woman Vicki Leon is the author of a series of inspiring books about "Uppity Women" through the ages. Engaging and humorous, as well as enlightening, the books are based on her meticulous research, yet it seems so very wrong to call them "HIS-torical." In this OpEdNews interview, Leon shares some of her uppity women stories, and how she started on the path to track them down.

Vicki's monthly Uppity Women Series was announced in this article by Meryl Ann Butler:

Announcing Uppity Women Wednesdays at OEN.

This article announces the OEN series with author Vicki León and features a pair of exciting stories about two inspiring matriots and how they helped change the course of American history - young Revolutionary horsewomen, 16-year-old Sybil Ludington and 22-year-old Deborah Champion.

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Vicki Leon, author of over 35 nonfiction books on women's history, ancient history, and travel, along with pictorial books for younger readers on wildlife and earth's fragile habitats, lives on the California coast but often returns to her favorite (more...)
 
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