Sara Baartman and the Hottentot Venus: A Ghost Story and a Biography

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Author: Clifton C Crais, Pamela Scully
Publisher: Wits University Press (2009)
ISBN-10: 1868144887
ISBN-13:9781868144884
Condition: Very Good
Binding: Hardcover with dust jacket
Pages: 232
Dimensions: 22.4 x 16.3 x 2 cm

Weight: 0.5 kg


Sara Baartman and the Hottentot Venus offers the authoritative account of one woman's life and reinstates her to the full complexity of her history. Displayed on European stages from 1810 to 1815 as the Hottentot Venus, Sara Baartman was one of the most famous women of her day, and also one of the least known.


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