PRINCE OF THE PEOPLE ; THE LIFE AND TIMES OF A BRAZILIAN FREE MAN OF COLOUR.
Silva, Eduardo da.
London ; New York: Verso, 1993. Octavo cloth; xii, 219 p.; b/w llus., map; bibl. (p. 200-214) + index. Used; Like New Hardcover 0860914178 Translated into English by Moyra Ashford. Biography of Dom Oba II d'Africa. "A veteran of Brazil's war with Paraguay, Dom Oba II d'Africa, as he was called, acted as a spokesman for the poor and representative of the black population to the political powers. Though he was considered demented by much of white society, he gained such notoriety that he was even received by the emperor." (from Library Journal). (Item ID: 132589)