Entry updated 12 August 2018. Tagged: Author.
(1881-1938) Indian-born anthropologist, lawyer, aviator and author, in UK from childhood; his Lost Race novel, The Leopard Princess (1934), which was dedicated to Paul Robeson (1898-1976), describes an autonomous native culture in the Gold Coast in extremely positive terms. A sequel, which may have been drafted, did not appear due to the author's death in a gliding accident. [JC]
Captain Robert Sutherland Rattray
born Bengal, India: 5 September 1881
died Farmoor, Oxfordshire: 14 May 1938
- The Leopard Princess (London: Thornton Butterworth, 1934) [hb/]
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