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Njinga of Angola : Africa's warrior queen

Author: Linda Marinda Heywood
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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One of history's most multifaceted rulers but little known in the West, Queen Njinga rivaled Elizabeth I and Catherine the Great in political cunning and military prowess. Today, she is revered in Angola as a heroine and honored in folk religions. Her complex legacy forms a crucial part of the collective memory of the Afro-Atlantic world.
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Named Person: Nzinga, (reine de Matamba ;; Nzinga, Queen of Matamba
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Linda Marinda Heywood
ISBN: 9780674971820 0674971825
OCLC Number: 1013930943
Description: 1 vol. (310 p.) : ill., cartes, jaquette ill. en coul. ; 25 cm.
Responsibility: Linda M. Heywood.

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Njinga's time has come. Heywood tells the fascinating story of arguably the greatest queen in sub-Saharan African history, who surely deserves a place in the pantheon of revolutionary world leaders, Read more...

 
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