Fine. 1st edition. xvi, 222 pp. Brown cloth with gilt title on spine and gilt society crest on front board in a fine dust jacket. Octavo with black and white illustrations in text. fine The nineteenth century witnessed many Christian missionary endeavours in Africa, and nowhere were the effects of this interdenominational undertaking more evident than amongst the Zulus of Natal and Zululand. The Norwegian Missionary Society played an instrumental role in this pivotal chapter in Southern African history. We stock many other titles in the Van Riebeeck Society series.
Fine in Fine jacket. 0958411239 222 pages. Bibliography. Index. "Norwegian missionaries were strategically located witnesses to history who recorded their observations and opinions of inter alia Zulu culture and religion, the impact of European civilisation on indigenous life, events surrounding the Anglo-Zulu War of 1879, epidemics and natural disasters and the nascent Zulu church. This volume contains a translated and meticulously edited selection of the most revealing of these illuminating documents."-from dust jacket. Clean, bright and unmarked with negligible wear. Appears unread. Dust jacket now preserved in glossy new archival-grade Brodart. An excellent copy.
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