ISAAC WILLIAMS WAUCHOPE, selected writings, 1874-1916

: [Opland (J.) & Nyamende (A.) eds. & translators]

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436pp., map, hardback, d.w., Cape Town, 2008


Isaac Williams Wauchope (1852-1917) was an important member of the Eastern Cape African elite, a congregational minister, a political activist, historian and poet and ultimately legendary hero in the "Mendi" disaster. This is a collection of his contributions to newspapers in English and Xhosa, of poetry, travelogues, sermons, explications of proverbs and royal praise poems, hymns, history and biography