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Mwana Mwema, Queen of Zanzibar

(fl. c. 1650)


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(fl. c. 1650),

Swahili-speaking queen caught up in complicated diplomatic and military struggles. Although debates surround the historical role of women as political leaders in Swahili-speaking societies, ample evidence documents ...

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