Hottentot Venus

Hottentot Venus

A Novel

Book - 2003
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A shocking historical novel re-creates the tragic life of Sarah Baartman, an African bushwoman born in the colony of Good Hope, South Africa, in 1790 and the exploitation and cruelty she faced in nineteenth-century Europe as a subject of scientific curiosity, in a compelling novel of racism, sexism, and European imperialism.
Publisher: New York : Doubleday, 2003.
Edition: 1st ed.
ISBN: 9780385508568
0385508565
Branch Call Number: FIC CHASE-RIBOUD, BARBARA
Characteristics: 320 p. ; 25 cm.

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