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Title Grappling with the beast [electronic resource] : indigenous southern African responses to colonialism, 1840-1930 / edited by Peter Limb, Norman Etherington, Peter Midgley.

Imprint Leiden [The Netherlands] ; Boston : Brill, 2010.

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Description 1 online resource (xi, 377 pages) : maps.
Series European expansion and indigenous response ; v. 6
European expansion and indigenous response ; v. 6.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Indigenous southern Africans and colonialism : introduction / Norman Etherington -- Reactions to colonialism in southern Africa : some historiographical reflections / Chris Saunders -- Fenders of space : Kgatla territorial expansion under Boer and British rule, 1840-1920 / Fred Morton -- Intermediaries of class, nation, and gender in the African response to colonialism in South Africa, 1890s-1920s / Peter Limb -- Pastoral modernity, territoriality and colonial transformations in central Namibia, 1860s-1904 / Dag Henrichsen -- Social and political responses to colonialism on the margins : community, chieftaincy and ethnicity in Bulilima-Mangwe, Zimbabwe, 1890-1930 / Enocent Msindo -- Conflict and negotiation along the lower Vaal River : correspondence from the Tswana-language newspaper Mokaeri oa Becuana / Stephen C. Volz and Part T. Mgadla (eds. and trans.) -- Renaissance men : Ntsikana, A.C. Jordan, S.E.K. Mqhayi and South Africa's cultural awakening / Peter Midgley -- African intellectual and literary responses to colonial modernity in South Africa / Ntongela Masilela -- 'Then came the whiteman' : an African poet and polemicist on the fateful encounter / Grant Christison -- World visions : 'native missionaries, ' mission networks and critiques of colonialism in nineteenth-century South Africa and Canada / Tolly Bradford.
Language Contains passages in Tswana with English translations.
Summary This volume contributes rich, new material to provide insights into indigenous responses to the colonial empires of Great Britain and Germany (Namibia) and explore the complex intellectual, cultural, literary, and political borders and identities that emerged across these spaces.
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Subject Indigenous peoples -- Africa, Southern.
Africa, Southern -- Colonization.
Africa, Southern -- Colonial influence.
Great Britain -- Colonies -- Africa -- History.
Germany -- Colonies -- Africa -- History.
Chronological Term Geschichte 1840-1930
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Limb, Peter.
Etherington, Norman.
Midgley, Peter, 1943-
Other Form: Print version: Grappling with the beast. Leiden [The Netherlands] ; Boston : Brill, 2010 9789004178779 (DLC) 2009046272 (OCoLC)465190347
ISBN 9789047441120 (electronic bk.)
9047441125 (electronic bk.)