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LoBagola : an African savage's own story ( Inscribed )

Bata Kindai Amgoza ibn LoBagola

Verlag: A.A. Knopf, NY, 1930
Zustand: Good Hardcover
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Hardcover - Inscribed by Author - clean, no marks, clean inside, minor soiling to boards, no dj - from a private collection Bata Kindai Amgoza ibn LoBagola (1877 - 1947) was an early 20th-century American impostor and entertainer who presented an exoticized identity as a native of Africa, when in reality he was born Joseph Howard Lee in Baltimore, Maryland. Despite an impoverished start in life and a lack of education, and a series of scandalous arrests related to homosexual activities, mainly involving underage individuals, LoBagola maintained a long and colorful career posing as an African "savage", during which he delivered lectures to many institutions and conducted public debates. LoBagola published some articles in Scribner's Magazine in 1929 and the publishers A.A. Knopf decided to produce a book version to be titled LoBagola; an African Savage's Own Story, in an attempt to capitalise upon the then-current vogue for "exotic customs" of "places untouched by Europe". Knopf made much of LoBagola being a "savage" from a region of Africa supposedly never visited by white people, though LoBagola described himself as a "Black Jew", claiming that he was descended from people who had fled the Holy Land following the destruction of Herod's Temple. The book was virtually unedited and came across as a picaresque pseudo-biography, studded with LoBagola's observations of "West African" ways and his adventures in many lands. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 28089.250905

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Titel: LoBagola : an African savage's own story ( ...

Verlag: A.A. Knopf, NY

Erscheinungsdatum: 1930

Einband: Hardcover

Zustand: Good

Zustand des Schutzumschlags: No Jacket

Signiert: Inscribed by Author

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