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To: isopatch who wrote (6229)11/25/2019 11:07:06 PM
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One factor I'd like to see explored is what objectives did women monarchs have in mind when they started wars.

Particularly, were they more likely to start them because of maternal instincts, that is, in order to pre-emptively fend off threats to national security? It's not the male, but the "mother" bear who is known for ferocity.

Whereas expansionist lust seems to be a male trait. Caesars, Alexander the Great, Genghis Khan, Attila, Napoleon. If queen-started wars could generally be categorized as protective, it would blunt the surprise the article creates about them.
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