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Recounts the life of a Muslim princess from Zanzibar in the 1800s, who left behind her privileged life to marry a merchant-trader and return with him to live in Germany
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"Ruete could be the subject of a thrilling romance," enthused Publishers Weekly of this author, who was born in 1840 as Salme, Princess of Oman and Zanzibar. As a 16-year-old, Ruete fled from her cloistered existence to Germany, where she found the freedom to marry her secret lover. Ruete wrote this colorful and informative memoir to introduce her children to their African heritage.Language Notes:
Text: English (translation)
Original Language: German
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Book Description Markus Wiener Pub. Condition: Fair. Acceptable condition. Book Very Good. No dust jacket. Seller Inventory # V09F-00257
Book Description Markus Wiener Pub, 1989. Hardcover. Condition: Used: Good. Seller Inventory # SONG1558760113
Book Description Markus Wiener Publishing (1989), 1989. Hardcover. Condition: Good. xxii, 298 p. (Topics in world history.). Seller Inventory # 8003