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Modern African women

Author: Simone Schwarz-Bart; André Schwarz-Bart; Rose-Myriam Réjouis
Publisher: Madison, WI : University of Wisconsin Press, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Publication:In praise of black women, 3
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Modern African women offers tales from Senegal to South Africa, from the nineteenth century to the present. These modern African rulers, leaders, and visionaries include Madam Yoko, Queen of the Kpaa and national heroine of Sierra Leone, Princess Kesso, who became one of the world's first black models, Alice Lenshina, who fought British colonial rule in Zambia, Ellen Kuzwayo, Dulcie September, the ANC representative  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Simone Schwarz-Bart; André Schwarz-Bart; Rose-Myriam Réjouis
ISBN: 0299172708 9780299172701
OCLC Number: 66731111
Description: [IX], 250 p. : ill., krt. ; 31 cm.
Responsibility: Simone Schwarz-Bart with Andre Schwarz-Bart ; transl. by Rose-Myriam Rejouis, Stephanie Daval, Val Vinokurov ; with a forew. 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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