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Queen Nzinga

David Sweetman

Queen Nzinga

the woman who saved her people.

by David Sweetman

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  • 3 Currently reading

Published by Longman in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Nzinga, Queen of Matamba, 1582-1663 -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Loanda Mbundu (African people) -- Juvenile literature.

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesMakers of African history
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDT611.42 .S9
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[5], 40 p.
    Number of Pages40
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5459256M
    ISBN 100582645298
    LC Control Number73161702


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A fictional retelling of the rise to power of Nzinga, queen of the Ndonga tribe of Angola, examines her defiance of the Portuguese invaders who sought to enslave her people.

In 16th-century Angola, Portugal wages war with the Ndongo tribe, seeking fortune through the subjugation of its land and people. Nzinga was forced to recognize Philip as king and Portugal's sovereignty over Ndongo.

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In Ann Nzinga officially became the Ngola (which means King) [sic], and in this capacity made the regional alliances necessary to fight the Portuguese.

She even made common cause with the Jaga. Ndongo was declared a free country the following year. Queen Nzinga was willing to use her role as a woman as well as her role of the Queen of Ndongo.

The humble beginnings of Nzinga’s guerilla tactics started inas Bento Cardoso, a leading general of Portugal, set out an army to defeat this troublesome queen. 12 When the battle began, Nzinga had no allies that could help her. 4 Miller, Joseph C., ‘ Queen Nzinga of Matamba in a new perspective ’, J.

Afr. Hist., XIII (), – 5 Abranches in the MPLA História de Angola, 69–72, had already noted that Njinga had class interests that set her apart from modern nationalists, though he, true to the Marxist-nationalist conception of history, argued that she Cited by: Nzinga Book Summary: Nzinga, in history and legend, is a brilliant leader during a time of violent upheaval.

This fictional biography brings to life the Angolan culture in a flourishing African kingdom, now lost, where early explorers' maps of West Africa call out: "Here reigned the celebrated Queen Nzinga!". Nzingha died inat the age of She was succeeded on the throne by her sister Mukambu (also known as Barbara).).

Mukambu gave Nzingha a burial befitting of the greatest Ngolas: Nzingha was laid to rest in her leopard skins and with her bow over her shoulder and arrows in her hand. This was the first time in history that the Mbundu people had been led by a woman, and everyone.

As the Portuguese slave traders find their way to the city of Angola in West Africa, young Nzinga, daughter of King Kiluanji, must face up to the dangers around her and find a way to help lead her father's people through this tragic period.

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EXCERPT: (Wikipedia): Queen Anna Nzinga (c. – Decem pdf, also known as Ana de Sousa Nzinga Mbande, was a 17th-century queen (muchino a muhatu) of the Ndongo and Matamba Kingdoms of the Mbundu people in : St.

Estephe. Nzinga Mbande (c. – Decem ), also known as Ana de Sousa Nzinga Mbande, was a 17th century queen (muchino a muhatu) of the Ndongo and Matamba Kingdoms of the Mbundu people in southwestern Africa. Early life.