Product details

  • Paperback: 68 pages
  • Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform; 1 edition (4 Jun. 2018)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1721000232
  • ISBN-13: 978-1721000234
  • Product Dimensions: 15.2 x 0.4 x 22.9 cm

 

As mothers of humanity and warrior queens, African women have played an extraordinary role in the civilization of mankind. The story of 7 amazing African Queens and Dynasties tracks the unsung heroics of powerful African women throughout history. The illustrious Kandakes of Nubia ably fought off and annihilated their enemies, leaving behind a lost civilization in the desert sands of Meroe. The Rain Queens of Southern Africa and their matrilineal rule inspired Sir Rider Haggard's bestselling book The Adventures of She, in print for over 100 years. Yaa Asantewaa of the Ashanti rallied frightened men into battle, while Nzinga of Matamba waged a protracted war for 30 years in defense of her kingdom. The list goes on and on. The chosen 7 Queens and Dynasties in this first volume is a foretaste of many more revelations to come. This amazing history of Africa, largely untold traces the common thread of humanity from the unrivaled ancient civilization of the Nile Valley to the world as we know it. The women who played an indispensable role are resurrected in this fantastic book.

£11.95

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