African Princess: The Amazing Lives of Africa's Royal Women

African Princess The Amazing Lives of Africa s Royal Women What was it like to live as a queen in ancient Egypt or as an warrior in western Africa African Princess tells the stories of six remarkable royal women and the eras in which they lived from B

  • Title: African Princess: The Amazing Lives of Africa's Royal Women
  • Author: Joyce Hansen Laurie McGaw
  • ISBN: 9780786851164
  • Page: 347
  • Format: Hardcover
  • What was it like to live as a queen in ancient Egypt, or as an warrior in western Africa African Princess tells the stories of six remarkable royal women and the eras in which they lived, from 1473 B.C to the present Some lived in great luxury others lived in exile as freedom fighters The rise of the slave trade and the arrival of European colonists unsettled tWhat was it like to live as a queen in ancient Egypt, or as an warrior in western Africa African Princess tells the stories of six remarkable royal women and the eras in which they lived, from 1473 B.C to the present Some lived in great luxury 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.

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    1. Patricia

      Thanks to my sterling public school education, my knowledge of any African history is pretty much "Ancient Egypt-->slave trade-->the Boer War(?)-->apartheid." In trying to fill these egregious gaps, I checked out this book among some other more general titles, and am SO glad I did. The women discussed are inspiring and interesting, with a narrative writing style that's more engaging than many informational books. The text was accessible despite my having zero historical context, while s [...]

    2. Taneka

      I liked the fact that it was a short read. Mainly because there is only one princess in the book from the 20th century. I would love to read one where they highlight current princesses of the continent.

    3. Krystal

      I learned a host of wonderful information from this book even though I originally picked it up for a child. The illustrations were beautiful and brought the anecdotes to life all the more. I would read it again and I would recommend it to children and adults alike.

    4. Regina Ajiboye

      This book goes into great detail of a variety of queen in African the culture and the history behind it. The book also shows artifacts from the varies tribes and the importance of those pieces. This book is great for any young teen reader.

    5. Tara

      Starting with the Egyptian Princess Hatshepsut. I would guess this is more for the 5th grader reading level. A wonderful book about women as ambassadors, leaders and respected authorities.

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