Njinga of Angola: Africa's Warrior Queen

Harvard University Press
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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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Harvard University Press
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Published on
Feb 27, 2017
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Pages
320
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ISBN
9780674979062
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Language
English
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Genres
Biography & Autobiography / Cultural, Ethnic & Regional / General
Biography & Autobiography / Royalty
Biography & Autobiography / Women
History / Africa / South / General
History / Modern / 17th Century
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