The Amazing Lives of Africa's Royal WomenBook - 2004
The captivating stories of six of Africa's most remarkable royal women and the eras in which they lives - from 1473 B.C. to the present. Some lived in great luxury as the wives and advisers of the supreme rulers; others lived in exile as freedom fighters. The rise of the slave trade and the arrival of European colonists unsettled the entire continent and forced rulers to find ways to govern and protect their kingdoms. Consequently, many of these royal women ruled in extremely difficult times, marked by palace intrigue, foreign invasion, and harrowing adventure.
Publisher: New York : Jump at the Sun/Hyperion/Madison Press, 2004
Edition: 1st U.S. ed
Branch Call Number: j 960 Hansen
Characteristics: 48 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 28 cm