206 pp., maps, illus., paperback, New Edition, Cape Town & Oxford, (1973) 1999
Edited by John Comaroff and Brian Willan with Solomon Molema and Andrew Reed.
A new edition of Sol Plaatje's diary of the siege of Mafeking (1899-1900) during the Anglo-Boer War. His is the only diary of the war written by a black South African to have survived.
Journalist, interpreter, author and politician Sol Plaatje (1876-1932) is also the author of "Native Life in South Africa" and "Mhudi".