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The Female King of Colonial Nigeria
By:Nwando Achebe
Published on 2011 by Indiana University Press

Nwando Achebe presents the fascinating history of an Igbo woman, Ahebi Ugbabe, who became king in colonial Nigeria. Ugbabe was exiled from Igboland, became a prostitute, traveled widely, and learned to speak many languages. She became a close companion of Nigerian Igala kings and the British officers who supported her claim to the office of headman, warrant chief, and later, king. In this unique biography, Achebe traces the roots of Ugbabe's rise to fame and fortune. While providing critical perspectives on women, gender, sex and sexuality, and the colonial encounter, she also considers how it was possible for this woman to take on the office and responsibilities of a traditionally male role.

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Book which was published by Indiana University Press since 2011 have ISBNs, ISBN 13 Code is 9780253222480 and ISBN 10 Code is 0253222486

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