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Missionary and Travelers' Diaries/Memoirs

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Title

Missionary and Travelers' Diaries/Memoirs

Description

This collection holds various published and unpublished missionary and travelers' accounts of pre-colonial, colonial, and apartheid Namibia.

Publisher

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Date

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Contributor

Bernard C. Moore

Rights

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Format

PDF Files

Language

English, German, Afrikaans, Finnish

Type

Memoirs, Books, Reports

Items in the Missionary and Travelers' Diaries/Memoirs Collection

"These reminiscences refer particularly to the first years of my activity in Africa. To me, they are the most delightful, and I am sure that to the friends of missions they will be the most interesting."

"Kernel tells about the San (Bushmen) of the western Okavango region of Namibia in the late 1950s and early 1960s - a period when the education system was being extended to include these earliest indigenous inhabitants of southern Africa.

As a…

"The present text documents a year's copper mining activity in Namaland, SWA/Namibia. The year is 1857 and the country ruled by groups of chiefs, the mine is called Matchless, the company exploiting the mine is the Walfisch Bay Mining Company, and…

"The author of the present record, Charles John Andersson, is not unknown among students of Namibian history, or Africana book collectors. He was born in Vanersborg (Sweden) to a Swedish mother (Kajsa Andersdotter) and an English father (Llewellyn…

Edited reproduction of Witbooi's diary, with documents from the National Archives of Namibia. Featuring a forward in English by Gustav Voigts