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Black Sparta

Naomi Mitchison

Black Sparta

Greek stories

by Naomi Mitchison

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Published by Cape in London .
Written in English


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Statementby Naomi Mitchison.
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Open LibraryOL18530665M

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More often th /5. Online shopping from a great selection at Books Store. "Black Sparta" [the title story and my favorite in the collection]: a Spartan, returning from war, frees from captivity a helot who had fought beside him and who had been his friend.

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Layon Gray's new play about the all female Dahomey African Warriors of the 18th century. Apr 11,  · Updated with a new preface by the author, Amazons of Black Sparta is the product of meticulous archival research and Alpern’s gift for narrative.

It will stand as the most comprehensive and accessible account of the woman warriors of freelancerscomic.com: New York University Press. Apr 01,  · He is the author of Amazons of Black Sparta: The Women Warriors of Dahomey. Reviews ‘Alpern draws together the available material on this peculiar institution into an interesting and readable book.

The author’s meticulous literary and archival research indicates that these females were indeed formidable warriors in the turbulent nineteenth. Updated with a new preface by the author, Amazons of Black Sparta is the product of meticulous archival research and Alpern’s gift for narrative.

It will stand as the most comprehensive and. Black Sparta (Hardback) by Naomi Mitchison and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at freelancerscomic.com - Black Sparta by Mitchison, Naomi - AbeBooks freelancerscomic.com Passion for books. Mar 11,  · A word about the title of my book.

Dahomey has been called Black Sparta because of its militarism and subordination of the individual to the state. Sparta did not have female troops, but its women did practice sports and do other physical training like the amazons of Dahomey.

Dec 01,  · The product of meticulous archival research, Amazons of Black Sparta is defined by Alpern's gift for narrative and will stand as the most comprehensive and accessible account of the woman warriors of Dahomy.

Amazons of Black Sparta Details/5(12). The product of meticulous archival research, Amazons of Black Sparta is defined by Alpern’s gift for narrative and will stand as the most comprehensive and accessible account of the woman warriors of Dahomey.

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The comic is a fictional retelling of the Battle of Thermopylae and the events leading up to it from the perspective of Leonidas of Sparta. was particularly inspired by the film The Spartans, a film Miller watched as a young freelancerscomic.comation date: May – September.

The Dahomey Amazons or Mino, which means "our mothers," were a Fon all-female military regiment of the Kingdom of Dahomey in the present-day Republic of Benin which lasted until the end of the 19th century. They were so named by Western observers and historians due to their similarity to the mythical Amazons of ancient Anatolia and the Black Sea.Amazons of Black Sparta: The Women Warriors of Dahomey All Book Search results » About the author () Stanley B.

Alpern worked as a sub-editor for the New York Herald Tribune and then as a foreign service officer of the United States Information Agency for twenty-two years, two of which were spent in West Africa.Updated with a new preface by the author, Amazons of Black Sparta is the product of meticulous archival research and Alpern’s gift for narrative.

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