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Title Mhudi: An Epic of South African Native Life
Author(s) Plaatje, Sol. T
Section Section II: Empire Writing & the Literature of Empire
Date 1930
Document Type Printed Book
Publisher Lovedale Press
Library British Library
Reference 012600.i.45
Notes The Adam Matthew Group would like to thank Lovedale Press, South Africa for kindly granting copyright permission for us to reproduce their material.
Region Africa
Names Sol. T. Plaatje
Places South Africa, Kunana, Cape Colony, Western Transvaal, Zululand, Zimbabwe, Zimbabye (p212)
Topics contents (pvi), African literature, African fiction, novel, tribal conflict, Bechuana, Barolong, Matebele, Hottentots, Boers, Zulus, status of women, marriage, infanticide, Boer dislike of British rule (p83), weapons, impact of guns (pp87, 116, 129, 164, 170, 172), fear of cavalry (p169), admiration of Boers (pp87-88, 128, 172-173), transfer of plants and animals, geese (p92), polygamy (p94), harem (p94), medicine, witch doctor (pp96-111), leisure, sport, foot race (pp112-114), colonial conflict, battle between Boers and Matebele (pp116-119), support of Boers against Matebele by the Barolong (pp124, 151, 166), friendship between Boer and Barolong (pp126, 185), language (p126), beating of Hottentot by Boers (pp129-131), first sight of white men by tribes people (pp133-134), Halley's comet (p171), health and disease, malaria (p178), luxury items, gold (p212), transport, wagons (pp91, 224)
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