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Nadar

1820–1910), French photographer, and a central figure in the extraordinary expansion of photography in the mid‐19th century. An exact contemporary of Charles Nègre and Gustave Le ...

Oduyoye, Mercy

Oduyoye, Mercy (1933)   Reference library

Dictionary of African Biography

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2011
Subject:
History, Regional and National History
Length:
550 words

...of Anowa: African Women and Patriarchy ( 1995 ) and Introducing African Women’s Theology ( 2001 ). bibliography Amoah, Elizabeth . “Preface.” In African Women, Religion, and Health: Essays in Honor of Mercy Amba Ewudziwa Oduyoye , edited by Isabel Apawo Phiri , and Sarojini Nadar , pp. xvii–xxii. Maryknoll, N.Y.: Orbis Books, 2006. Amoah discusses Oduyoye’s family background and contributions. Landman, Christina . “ Mercy Amba Ewudziwa Oduyoye: Mother of Our Stories .” Studia Historiae Ecclesiasticae 33, no. 1 (2007): 197–204, accessed 29 December 2010,...

Dumas, Alexandre

Dumas, Alexandre (1802–1870)   Reference library

Eric Martone

Dictionary of Caribbean and Afro–Latin American Biography

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Current Version:
2016
Subject:
History, Regional and National History
Length:
1,738 words

...driver, who in his roll-call of famous men from Aisne (Dumas’s home department) fails to note Dumas. Dumas protests this oversight, but the driver stands firm in his omission; Dumas, “a nègre ,” has to be from the Congo or Senegal. Meanwhile, the popular cartoonists Cham and Nadar habitually caricaturized Dumas in a grotesque fashion by emphasizing his “African” features. One often-reproduced cartoon by Cham depicts Dumas as a cannibal stirring a pot. Meanwhile, in an 1845 pamphlet, the writer Eugène de Mirecourt accused Dumas of running a writing factory...

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