Njinga of Angola: Africa’s Warrior Queen


Author: Linda M. Heywood

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THOUGH LARGELY UNKNOWN in the Western world, the seventeenth-century African queen Njinga was one of the most multifaceted rulers in history, a woman who rivaled Elizabeth I and Catherine the Great in political cunning and military prowess.  Linda Heywood offers the first full-length study in English of Queen Njinga’s long life and political influence, revealing how this Cleopatra of central Africa skillfully navigated- and ultimately transcended- the ruthless, male-dominated power struggles of her time.

Author: Linda M. Heywood

Published: 2017

Pages: 310


ISBN: 9780674971820