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The Resource Lover of his people : a biography of Sol Plaatje, Seetsele Modiri Molema ; translated and edited by DS Matjila and Karen Haire

Lover of his people : a biography of Sol Plaatje, Seetsele Modiri Molema ; translated and edited by DS Matjila and Karen Haire

Label
Lover of his people : a biography of Sol Plaatje
Title
Lover of his people
Title remainder
a biography of Sol Plaatje
Statement of responsibility
Seetsele Modiri Molema ; translated and edited by DS Matjila and Karen Haire
Creator
Contributor
Editor
Translator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • tsn
  • eng
Summary
Adopted from a manuscript that had long been housed in the Wits Historical Papers and was accessible only to scholars, editors D.S. Matjila and Karen Haire have mined the archive to produce the first English translation of Seetsele Modiri Molema's biography, Lover of His People: Sol Plaatje. In this account, Molema balances Plaatje's public and political persona-as a pioneer black politician and man of letters-with an intimate account, illuminating the spirit of Plaatje by painting a personal portrait of this leading South African figure and his impact on South Africa's political and cultural
Member of
Cataloging source
E7B
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Molema, S. M
Dewey number
  • 323.168092
  • 900
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
Index
no index present
LC call number
DT779.8.P54
LC item number
M6513 2012eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1961-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Matjila, D. S.
  • Haire, Karen
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Plaatje, Sol. T.
  • South African Native National Congress
  • Journalists
  • Nationalists
  • Political activists
  • Blacks
  • South Africa
  • South Africa
  • South Africa
  • Plaatje, Sol. T.
  • South African Native National Congress
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY
  • Blacks
  • Journalists
  • Nationalists
  • Political activists
  • Politics and government
  • Race relations
  • South Africa
Label
Lover of his people : a biography of Sol Plaatje, Seetsele Modiri Molema ; translated and edited by DS Matjila and Karen Haire
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • English translation of: Sol T Plaatje : Morata Wabo. Written in Tswana, 1965
  • Includes extracts of Plaatje's writings, some originally written in English, some in English translation from the original Tswana
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 121-122)
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Half-title; Title; Copyright; Contents; ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS; PREFACE; Notes on the text: Converting the Manuscript into a Book; Notes; FOREWORD; Chapter One: FIRST ENCOUNTER AND ACQUAINTANCE; Stature; Distinctive characteristics; Difficulties and burdens; Notes; Chapter Two: EARLY DAYS AND YOUTH; Pniel; Kimberley; Notes; Chapter Three: AN UNFORGETTABLE YEAR: 1896; Incorporation of British Bechuanaland into Cape Colony; Delegation to seek British protection; Jameson Raid; Rinderpest outbreak; Death of Kushumane Plaatje; Death of Kgosi Montshiwa; Note; Chapter Four: LIFE'S CHALLENGES
  • MarriageMahikeng; 'The Essential Interpreter'; The Anglo Boer War; Notes; Chapter Five: PLAATJE, THE CAREER JOURNALIST; Koranta ea Becoana: The early years; Candid truth: 'Our just dues'; Koranta ea Becoana: The closing years; The undesirable interim job; Notes; Chapter Six: GOVERNMENT NEWS; Union of South Africa; The Native Convention; The establishment of the South African Native National Congress (SANNC); Tengo Jabavu; Tsala ea Becoana; Natives' Land Act, Act Number 27 of 1913; Delegation to England 1914; Notes; Chapter Seven: CONVENTIONS AND WRITINGS
  • Native Life in South Africa Before and Since the European War and Boer RebellionIn praise of Shakespeare; Another delegation, 1919; Other writings; Notes; Chapter Eight: DELEGATIONS AND MEETINGS; Canada and the United States; The Brotherhood Movement; Native Affairs Act of 1920; Adapting Shakespeare into Setswana; Setswana orthography; Notes; Chapter Nine: LAST MEETINGS AND TRAVELS; Travels to the Congo; Our Heritage and the International Order of True Templars; Family legacy; Note; Chapter Ten: THE LAST ENCOUNTER; Illness and death; The funeral; Memorial; Notes
  • Chapter Eleven: PLAATJE IN HIS OWN WORDS: ENGLISH EXTRACTSWritings; From Koranta ea Becoana 25 October 1902: Whiteman's Country; From Koranta ea Becoana November 1902: African Native Convention; From Koranta ea Becoana May 1903: Congratulations to Dr Booker T Washington; From Our Heritage, June 1931: Native law and custom; Addresses; Welcome to Bishop Levi Coppin MA, DD: Mafeking; Kimberley, June 1931: imberley, June 1931: Whither bound; Note; Chapter Twelve: PLAATJE IN HIS OWN WORDS: SETSWANA EXTRACTS; Writings; From Koranta ea Becoana, October 1902: A double blow
  • From Our Heritage, March 1931: The condition of natives under UnionAddresses; Mahikeng, February 1903: The education of children; Kimberley, February 1931: Every fool will trample him who is mired in the mud; Seetsele's Postscript; Notes; SEETSELE MODIRI MOLEMA OF THE MAHIKENG MOLEMAS; Seetsele's life; Founding of Mahikeng; Pioneering Batswana Education and Christianity; Historian Par Excellence; A Legacy; Notes; BIBLIOGRAPHY
Control code
912308803
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (146 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781868148226
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)912308803
Label
Lover of his people : a biography of Sol Plaatje, Seetsele Modiri Molema ; translated and edited by DS Matjila and Karen Haire
Publication
Note
  • English translation of: Sol T Plaatje : Morata Wabo. Written in Tswana, 1965
  • Includes extracts of Plaatje's writings, some originally written in English, some in English translation from the original Tswana
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 121-122)
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Half-title; Title; Copyright; Contents; ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS; PREFACE; Notes on the text: Converting the Manuscript into a Book; Notes; FOREWORD; Chapter One: FIRST ENCOUNTER AND ACQUAINTANCE; Stature; Distinctive characteristics; Difficulties and burdens; Notes; Chapter Two: EARLY DAYS AND YOUTH; Pniel; Kimberley; Notes; Chapter Three: AN UNFORGETTABLE YEAR: 1896; Incorporation of British Bechuanaland into Cape Colony; Delegation to seek British protection; Jameson Raid; Rinderpest outbreak; Death of Kushumane Plaatje; Death of Kgosi Montshiwa; Note; Chapter Four: LIFE'S CHALLENGES
  • MarriageMahikeng; 'The Essential Interpreter'; The Anglo Boer War; Notes; Chapter Five: PLAATJE, THE CAREER JOURNALIST; Koranta ea Becoana: The early years; Candid truth: 'Our just dues'; Koranta ea Becoana: The closing years; The undesirable interim job; Notes; Chapter Six: GOVERNMENT NEWS; Union of South Africa; The Native Convention; The establishment of the South African Native National Congress (SANNC); Tengo Jabavu; Tsala ea Becoana; Natives' Land Act, Act Number 27 of 1913; Delegation to England 1914; Notes; Chapter Seven: CONVENTIONS AND WRITINGS
  • Native Life in South Africa Before and Since the European War and Boer RebellionIn praise of Shakespeare; Another delegation, 1919; Other writings; Notes; Chapter Eight: DELEGATIONS AND MEETINGS; Canada and the United States; The Brotherhood Movement; Native Affairs Act of 1920; Adapting Shakespeare into Setswana; Setswana orthography; Notes; Chapter Nine: LAST MEETINGS AND TRAVELS; Travels to the Congo; Our Heritage and the International Order of True Templars; Family legacy; Note; Chapter Ten: THE LAST ENCOUNTER; Illness and death; The funeral; Memorial; Notes
  • Chapter Eleven: PLAATJE IN HIS OWN WORDS: ENGLISH EXTRACTSWritings; From Koranta ea Becoana 25 October 1902: Whiteman's Country; From Koranta ea Becoana November 1902: African Native Convention; From Koranta ea Becoana May 1903: Congratulations to Dr Booker T Washington; From Our Heritage, June 1931: Native law and custom; Addresses; Welcome to Bishop Levi Coppin MA, DD: Mafeking; Kimberley, June 1931: imberley, June 1931: Whither bound; Note; Chapter Twelve: PLAATJE IN HIS OWN WORDS: SETSWANA EXTRACTS; Writings; From Koranta ea Becoana, October 1902: A double blow
  • From Our Heritage, March 1931: The condition of natives under UnionAddresses; Mahikeng, February 1903: The education of children; Kimberley, February 1931: Every fool will trample him who is mired in the mud; Seetsele's Postscript; Notes; SEETSELE MODIRI MOLEMA OF THE MAHIKENG MOLEMAS; Seetsele's life; Founding of Mahikeng; Pioneering Batswana Education and Christianity; Historian Par Excellence; A Legacy; Notes; BIBLIOGRAPHY
Control code
912308803
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (146 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781868148226
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)912308803

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