A comprehensive picture of Sol Plaatje’s political and historical influence as well as his personal life. His flair for languages allowed him to work as interpreter in the office of the Civil Commissioner and Magistrate, Charles Bell. It was here, during the Siege of Mafeking, that he would write his Boer War Diary and where he would begin his career as journalist enabling him to become one of the outstanding pioneers in the field of African journalism in South Africa. Numerous illustrations/photographs. 314 Pages. Contents clean and tightly bound. 1st Edition.Condition: Near fine. Dust jacket: Very good. Mild edge-wear. Binding: Hardcover. Very good condition.
Publisher: Sol Plaatje Educational Trust
Date Published: 2003
First Edition: Yes
Condition: Near fine.
Binding: Hardcover. Very good condition.
Jacket Condition: Very good. Mild edge-wear.