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Author Massaquoi, Fatima, 1904?-1978, author.

Title The autobiography of an African princess / Fatima Massaquoi ; edited with an introduction by Vivian Seton, Konrad Tuchscherer, and Arthur Abraham.

Publication Info. New York, New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2013.


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Description 1 online resource (300 pages) : illustrations
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Contents 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.
Note Description based on print version record.
Subject 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.
Liberia -- Social life and customs -- 20th century.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Seton, Vivian, 1950- editor.
Tuchscherer, Konrad, 1970- editor.
Abraham, Arthur, 1945- editor.
Other Form: Print version: Massaquoi, Fatima. Autobiography of an African princess. New York, New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2013 9780230609587 (DLC)10858195
ISBN 9780230609587 (alk. paper)
9781137102508 (e-book)

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