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In praise of black women. 3, Modern African women

Author: Simone Schwarz-Bart; André Schwarz-Bart
Publisher: Madison, Wis. ; London : University of Wisconsin Press, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Celebrates the lives, cultures, and accomplishments of 14 women, born between 1850 and 1950, who have influenced African politics, literature, religion, and fashion.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Simone Schwarz-Bart; André Schwarz-Bart
ISBN: 0299172708 0299172503 9780299172503 9780299172701
OCLC Number: 51272159
Language Note: Translated from the French.
Description: 256 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 31 cm
Contents: The Eye of love --
Madam Yoko --
Yaa Asantewa --
Zauditi --
Alinsitowe Diatte --
N'Galifourou --
Mariama Ba --
Princess Kesso --
Buchi Emecheta --
Alice Lenshina --
Bessie Head --
Ellen Kuzwayo --
Dulcie September --
Miriam Makeba --
Winnie Mandela.
Responsibility: Simone Schwarz-Bart with Andre Schwarz-Bart ; translated by Rose-Myriam Rejouis, Stephanie Daval, Val Vinokurov ; with a foreword by Howard Dodson.

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This work offers tales from Senegal to South Africa, from the 19th century to the 21st century. These modern African rulers, leaders, and visionaries include Madam Yoko, Queen of the Kpaa Mende and  Read more...

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"Simone Schwarz-Bart's goal is to rescue and reconstruct the lives of black women worldwide....Informative, uplifting, and inspiring!" Howard Dodson, Director, Schomburg Center for Research in Black Read more...

 
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