Effects of Contact with Europeans on the Pondo of South Africa
Inscribed by Ivan Schermbrucker, Pretoria Local Prison, 4/1/1966. Introduction by General J C Smuts. One of the first studies to provide a detailed account of an African people in the process of change from primitive cattle-raising tribesmen to wage-earners in a european economic system. There are three main sections, namely; effects of culture contact upon the Pondo living in the Reserves; effect of urbanization; and the third describes the natives living on European farms. Sketch map of Cape Native Territories on the end papers with 2 additional maps. 4 b&w photographs. Small bookseller label on front paste-down. Minor foxing to prelims. There are areas of heavy pencilled underlining and marginalia with a few marks in ink. Age toning to all edges. Text block a bit loose in the binding. Boards are edge-worn with bumping to spine edges and corners.
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Date Published: 1964
Publication Place: London
Binding: Hardcover. Blue cloth boards.
Jacket Condition: Fair. Edge-wear, creasing, tape residue, open nicks with two 2cm tears to top edge of spine. Price clipped.