ISAAC WILLIAMS WAUCHOPE, sel.E.K. Mqhayiected writings, 1874-1916, edited and translated by Jeff Opland and Abner Nyamende with an introduction and notes by Jeff Opland

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436pp., map, hardback, d.w., Van Riebeeck Society Second Series no. 39, 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.