Contributor biographical information for African queen : the real life of the Hottentot Venus / Rachel Holmes.


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Rachel Holmes is a writer, critic, and broadcaster. She is the author of Scanty Particulars, the biography of Dr. James Barry. A former professor of English at the University of London and the University of Sussex, Holmes divides her time between London and Cape Town.


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Baartman, Sarah.
Women, Khoikhoi -- Biography.
Women, Khoikhoi -- Europe -- History -- 19th century.
Women, Khoikhoi -- Europe -- Social conditions.
Exploitation -- Europe -- History -- 19th century.
Racism in museum exhibits -- Europe -- History -- 19th century.
Museum exhibits -- Moral and ethical aspects -- Europe.