The Resource The female king of colonial Nigeria : Ahebi Ugbabe, Nwando Achebe

The female king of colonial Nigeria : Ahebi Ugbabe, Nwando Achebe

Label
The female king of colonial Nigeria : Ahebi Ugbabe
Title
The female king of colonial Nigeria
Title remainder
Ahebi Ugbabe
Statement of responsibility
Nwando Achebe
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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
Member of
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
966.9/403092
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
DT515.77.U43
LC item number
A65 2011eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
ACLS Humanities E-book
Label
The female king of colonial Nigeria : Ahebi Ugbabe, Nwando Achebe
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 277-296) and index
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The introduction : unspoken, blame the mouth; unheard, blame the ear -- Oge Nwatakili : the time of childhood, ca. 1880-1895 -- Mgbakpu Ahebi : exile in Igalaland, ca. 1895-1916 -- Performing masculinities : homecoming--and she becomes a man, ca. 1916-1948 -- Inside King Ahebi's palace, ca. 1916-1948 -- Mastering masculinities : Ekpe Ahebi masquerade, the final insult, ca. 1931-1948 -- The conclusion : Ahebi today : the works that we do are the things by which we are remembered -- Appendix: Select criminal and civil cases in Nsukka Division, 1921-1935 -- Glossary of Enugu-Ezike chronological terms -- Glossary of Igbo, Igala, and Akpoto words
Control code
ocn707092916
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiii, 305 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780253005076
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b36894357
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)707092916
  • acls0253005078

Library Locations

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      75 Pigdons Road, Waurn Ponds, Victoria, 3216, AU
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