Bringing Forth Light Book 4 : Five Tracts on Bishop Colenso’s Zulu Mission – John William Colenso

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. “The usefulness of this material extends beyond the interests of the student in missionary endeavour. For here there is vital information on the early history of the Zulu kingdom under Mpande. For the historian of ideas, fascinating light is cast on the interaction of intellectual currents emanating from England, and ideas and attitudes shaped in a colonial and a traditional context. In a sense Colenso operated simultaneously in three kinds of environment: as thinker in the intellectual world of England, as bishop in the colony of Natal, and as missionary confronting the traditional world of the Zulu.”.

Info about the Collection :he Killie Campbell Africana Library is well known for its comprehensive collection of books, manuscripts and photographs, covering a broad sweep of information about the south east African region and its population.

Some highlights of this collection are the Historic Photograph Holdings, a large section of which is accessible on the web, the James Stuart papers which record some 200 testimonies of oral history and tradition taken down by this early 20th century Natal civil servant.

(Killie Campbell Africana Library Reprint, 1982) Volume 4. Killie and her father Sir Marshall organized the first Zulu History competition in 1912, and this material was added to with further competitions in 1942 and 1950. The library had the fortune of having as research fellow one of the province’s eminent historians, Professor Jeff Guy who worked on publications to coincide with the centenary of the Bhambatha Rebellion of 1906, ran a lecture series The Public Face of African Scholarship in 2007, and ran a research project Tradition, Authority and Power (TAP) from the Campbell Collections.

Hardcover. Illustrated. Great dust wrapper, only flaw previous owners name inscribed neatly, otherwise this book is close to MINT, see OUR OWN photograph of the book for quality control. Pages 252. Number 4. original red rexine, lettered in gilt on spine; pictorial dust wrapper, housed in removable protector; rontis. portrait; illustrations; folding map. . Very good condition+

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SKU: 9780869802830 Category: Title: Bringing Forth Light Book 4 : Five Tracts on Bishop Colenso's Zulu Mission
Author: John William Colenso
Publisher: University of Kwazulu-Natal Press
Year: 1982
ISBN10: 0869802836
ISBN13: 9780869802830
Condition: Very Good
Format: Hardcover
Inventory No: 1293

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. “The usefulness of this material extends beyond the interests of the student in missionary endeavour. For here there is vital information on the early history of the Zulu kingdom under Mpande. For the historian of ideas, fascinating light is cast on the interaction of intellectual currents emanating from England, and ideas and attitudes shaped in a colonial and a traditional context. In a sense Colenso operated simultaneously in three kinds of environment: as thinker in the intellectual world of England, as bishop in the colony of Natal, and as missionary confronting the traditional world of the Zulu.”.

Info about the Collection :he Killie Campbell Africana Library is well known for its comprehensive collection of books, manuscripts and photographs, covering a broad sweep of information about the south east African region and its population.

Some highlights of this collection are the Historic Photograph Holdings, a large section of which is accessible on the web, the James Stuart papers which record some 200 testimonies of oral history and tradition taken down by this early 20th century Natal civil servant.

(Killie Campbell Africana Library Reprint, 1982) Volume 4. Killie and her father Sir Marshall organized the first Zulu History competition in 1912, and this material was added to with further competitions in 1942 and 1950. The library had the fortune of having as research fellow one of the province’s eminent historians, Professor Jeff Guy who worked on publications to coincide with the centenary of the Bhambatha Rebellion of 1906, ran a lecture series The Public Face of African Scholarship in 2007, and ran a research project Tradition, Authority and Power (TAP) from the Campbell Collections.

Hardcover. Illustrated. Great dust wrapper, only flaw previous owners name inscribed neatly, otherwise this book is close to MINT, see OUR OWN photograph of the book for quality control. Pages 252. Number 4. original red rexine, lettered in gilt on spine; pictorial dust wrapper, housed in removable protector; rontis. portrait; illustrations; folding map. . Very good condition+

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Weight 0.68 kg
Dimensions 22.9 × 15.2 × 3 cm

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