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