THE ARABIC-AFRIKAANS WRITING TRADITION, 1815-1915, edited by Hein Willemse and Silemane E. Dangor

: Davids (A.)

R 350.00
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346pp., maps, paperback, Johannesburg, 2023


First published in 2011 as The Afrikaans of the Cape Muslims, 1815-1915. This edition includes a new introduction by Hein Willemse.

"We are indebted to Davids for not only making us conscious of the Cape Muslims' contributions to Afrikaans but for bringing  to our attention the legacy that our forebears left behind; a legacy that we can all relate to and be proud of." Professor Muhammed Haron, Department of Theology and Religious Studies, University of Botswana

Dr Achmat Davids (1939-1998) was conferred with a posthumous National Order of Ikhamanga in Silver 2019 by President Cyril Ramaphosa. His publications include Mosques of the Bo-Kaap, The History of the Tana Baru and Slaves, Sheikhs, Sultans and Saints.