THE MAFEKING DIARY OF SOL T. PLAATJE, 50th anniversary edition, edited by John Comaroff and Brian Willan, foreword by Sabata-Mpho Mokae

: Plaatje (S.)

R 280.00
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328pp., illus., maps, paperback, New Edition, Johannesburg (1973) 2023


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.