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Author Massaquoi, Fatima, 1904?-1978, author
Title The autobiography of an African princess / by Fatima Massaquoi ; edited with an introduction by Vivian Seton, Konrad Tuchscherer, and Arthur Abraham
Imprint New York, NY : Palgrave Macmillan, 2013
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Note My birthplace, ethnicity and parents -- My birth and customs about childbirth in the Gallinas country -- Life and customs in the Bali (Bari) country of Sierra Leone -- Life and customs in the Vai country of Liberia -- On beauty and aspects of Vai social organization -- Life in Monrovia -- School begins at Julie C. Emery Hall -- More on life at the mission school -- I bid farewell to Liberia -- I arrive in Germany -- I meet a Nazi : and more on the work of the consulate-general -- Hard times, "isms" and school -- Christmas and school trips in Germany -- The "invincibles" and my departure for Switzerland -- L'ecole superieure et secondaire (Switzerland) and rough times on my return to Germany -- Departure for America -- Welcome for a "savage" at Lane College and death of Father -- The Fisk University saga -- Goodbye friends : you shall be hearing from me
This critical edition of Princess Fatima Massaquoi's memoirs begins with her birth in southern Sierra Leone, continues through her childhood in Liberia, moves on to Hamburg, Germany, where she lived and experienced the rise of the Nazi movement, and ends with her life in the United States
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Link Print version: Massaquoi, Fatima, 1904?-1978, author. Autobiography of an African princess 9780230609587 (DLC) 2013017229 (OCoLC)842330083
Subject Massaquoi, Fatima, 1904?-1978
Massaquoi, Fatima, 1904?-1978
Vai (African people) -- Social life and customs -- 20th century
Vai (African people) -- Germany -- Social conditions -- 20th century
Vai (African people) -- United States -- Social conditions -- 20th century
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Historical bisacsh
HISTORY / Africa / West bisacsh
Liberia -- Social life and customs -- 20th century
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Alt Author Abraham, Arthur, 1945- editor
Seton, Vivian, 1950- editor
Tuchscherer, Konrad, 1970- editor
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