Peter Limb (Ph.D., W.Aust. 1997) is Associate Professor, History, Michigan State University. His books include Nelson Mandela (2008), Orb & Sceptre: Studies in British Imperialism and its Legacies (2008), The ANC’s Early Years and A. B. Xuma: Autobiography and Correspondence.
Norman Etherington, (Ph.D., Yale 1971) is Professor, History, University of Western Australia. Recent publications include Missions and Empire (Oxford History of British Empire Companion Series) (2005) and The Great Treks: The Transformation of Southern Africa, 1815–1854 (2001).
Peter Midgley (Ph.D., Alberta 2006) is Senior Editor, University of Alberta Press. Books include Sol Plaatje: An Introduction (1997) and a critical edition of The Diary of Iris Vaughan (2004), co-edited with Peter Alexander.
All interested in the history of colonialism (especially British and German), South and Southern African history, literary, mission and intellectual studies, and studies of colonial identities, modernity, ethnicity, and nationalism.
Table of contents
General Editor's Preface
List of contributors
List of maps
I: African Political, Social and Spatial Responses: Historical Perspectives
1. Indigenous Southern Africans and Colonialism: Introduction, Norman Etherington
2. Reactions to Colonialism in Southern Africa: Some Historiographical Reflections, Chris Saunders
3. Fenders of Space: Kgatla Territorial Expansion under Boer and British Rule, 1840–1920, Fred Morton
4. Intermediaries of Class, Nation, and Gender in the African Response to Colonialism in South Africa, 1890s–1920s, Peter Limb
Appendix: Labour and intermediaries in 1890s Cape Colony
5. Pastoral Modernity, Territoriality and Colonial Transformations in Central Namibia, 1860s to 1904, Dag Henrichsen
6. Social and Political Responses to Colonialism on the Margins: Community, Chieftaincy and Ethnicity in Bulilima-Mangwe, Zimbabwe, 1890–1930, Enocent Msindo
7. Conflict and Negotiation along the Lower Vaal River: Correspondence from the Tswana-Language Newspaper Mokaeri oa Becuana, Stephen C. Volz and Part T. Mgadla
II: African Literary, Cultural, Intellectual and Religious Responses
8. Renaissance Men: Ntsikana, A. C. Jordan, S. E. K. Mqhayi and South Africa’s Cultural Awakening, Peter Midgley
9. African Intellectual & Literary Responses to Colonial Modernity in South Africa, Ntongela Masilela
10. ‘Then Came the Whiteman’: An African Poet and Polemicist on the Fateful Encounter, Grant Christison
11. World Visions: ‘Native Missionaries,’ Mission networks and Critiques of Colonialism in Nineteenth-Century South Africa and Canada, Tolly Bradford
Appendix: A Letter by Tiyo Soga, 1871