New PDF release: A Living Man from Africa: Jan Tzatzoe, Xhosa Chief and

By Roger S. Levine

ISBN-10: 0300125216

ISBN-13: 9780300125214

ISBN-10: 0300198299

ISBN-13: 9780300198294

Born right into a Xhosa royal kinfolk round 1792 in South Africa, Jan Tzatzoe was once destined to dwell in an period of profound change—one that witnessed the coming and entrenchment of eu colonialism. As a missionary, leader, and cultural middleman at the japanese Cape frontier and in Cape city and a visitor in nice Britain, Tzatzoe helped foster the merging of African and ecu worlds right into a new South African fact. but, by means of the 1860s, regardless of his made up our minds resistance, he used to be an oppressed topic of harsh British colonial rule. during this leading edge, richly researched, and wonderfully written biography, Roger S. Levine reclaims Tzatzoe's misplaced tale and analyzes his contributions to, and studies with, the turbulent colonial global to argue for the the most important function of Africans as brokers of cultural and highbrow change.

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