Women Leaders in African History

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Pearson Education, 1984 - Statesmen - 100 pages
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Hatshepsut -- Candace of Meroe -- Kahina of the Mahgreb -- Amina of Hausaland -- Helena and Sabla Wangel -- Nzinga of Angola -- Donna Beatrice -- Mmanthatisi of the Sotho -- Ranavalona I -- Muganzirwazza of Buganda -- Yaa Asantewa of Asante.

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A brief collection of the histories of a dozen female rulers in Africa, ranging from 15th century BC to 19th century AD. I wish I could assign this book to history classes, because I found it really ... Read full review


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Sweetman is a biographer, art historian, and poet. He lives in London and France.

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