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African Majesty

The Textile Art of the Ashanti and Ewe

by Peter Adler

  • 223 Want to read
  • 33 Currently reading

Published by Thames & Hudson .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Spinning & weaving,
  • Textile arts,
  • Textile Arts - General,
  • General,
  • Crafts & Hobbies,
  • Art & Art Instruction,
  • Hobbies/Crafts,
  • Ghana,
  • Togo,
  • Weaving,
  • History - African

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages192
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7654012M
    ISBN 10050027844X
    ISBN 109780500278444

    At Her Majesty's Request: An African Princess in Victorian England Walter Dean Myers, Author Scholastic Press $ (p) ISBN More By and About This Author. At Her Majesty's Request Booktalk. By Joni R. Bodart. Grades. 6–8. Follow the fascinating life story of an African princess who became a prisoner doomed to be executed, but was rescued and brought to England as a ward of Queen Victoria. Featured Book. At Her Majesty's Request: An African Princess in Victorian England GRADES. 3–5, 6–8.

    In , a young African girl came within moments of being sacrificed in the bloody Dahomian ritual called the "watering of the graves." But Commander Frederick E. Forbes, the young British captain of the HMS Bonetta, intervened, provoking Dahomian King Gezo to offer the girl as a gift to Queen Victoria instead. Forbes named the girl Sarah Forbes Bonetta and took her back to /5(7). "At Her Majesty's Request: An African Princess in Victorian England" tells the life story of Sarah Forbes Bonetta, who was born an African Egbado princess, captured by rival Dohamans and taken to Dahomey to be murdered in a ritual sacrifice, rescued and adopted by a British naval captain, taken to England and presented to Queen Victoria, and raised under the Queen's /5(40).

      As Peter Adler and Nicholas Barnard testify in their beautifully produced book about Kente weaving, African Majesty (Thames and Hudson, ), for centuries, the Asante and Ewe people have created clothes that combine colour and pattern to fabulous effect. At her Majesty Request is also a non fiction book. This is a historical book because it deals with slavery trade. Its about this young girl who is an African princess in her city, but Europeans captures their village and begin to have them traded/5(10).


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