Sara Baartman and the Hottentot Venus : a ghost story and a biography (Book, 2011) [WorldCat.org]
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Sara Baartman and the Hottentot Venus : a ghost story and a biography

Author: Clifton C Crais; Pamela Scully
Publisher: Princeton, NJ : Princeton Univ. Press, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 3. print. and 1. paperback printView all editions and formats
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Displayed on European stages from 1810 to 1815 as the Hottentot Venus, Sara Baartman was one of the most famous women of her day. This book tells the entwined histories of an illusive life and a  Read more...

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Named Person: Sarah Baartman
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Clifton C Crais; Pamela Scully
ISBN: 0691147965 9780691147963
OCLC Number: 918135601
Description: XIV, 232 Seiten : Illustrationen, Karten
Contents: LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS ix DRAMATIS PERSONAE xiii Introduction 1 CHAPTER 1: Winds of the Camdeboo 7 CHAPTER 2: Cape of Storms 27 CHAPTER 3: London Calling 58 CHAPTER 4: Before the Law 82 CHAPTER 5: Lost, and Found 103 CHAPTER 6: Paris, City of Light 116 CHAPTER 7: Ghosts of Sara Baartman 142 EPILOGUE: Family 170 ACKNOWLEDGMENTS 181 NOTES 183 SELECT BIBLIOGRAPHY 207 INDEX 229
Responsibility: Clifton Crais et Pamela Scully.

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"Professors Clifton Crais and Pamela Scully of Emory University have done an excellent job not only of telling this rebarbative story but of putting it into the context of its time... No one, Read more...

 
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