Posted on November 30, 2020
The Special Collections Book of the Week this week is:
History of Matiwane and the Amangwane tribe: as told by Msebenzi to his kinsman Albert Hlongwane, edited by N. J. van Warmelo.
Matiwane (died c.1830), son of Masumpa, was the chief of the amaNgwane, an Nguni-speaking tribe that lived at the headwaters of the White Umfolozi, in northern KwaZulu-Natal. The tribe was named after Matiwane's ancestor, Ngwane.
This book is Volume VII of the Ethnological Publications series and edited by N. J. van Warmelo using supplementary archival documents and other material.
UPSpace Access: http://hdl.handle.net/2263/71091
This book is available at Special Collections, housed on level 5 of the Merensky 2 Library, and is part of our Old Africana (ZA OUV) Collection.
The Special Collections unit of the Department of Library Services plays a stewardship role in the acquisition and preservation of the Library's rare and valuable information resources, making them accessible to students, staff and researchers, as well as safeguarding them for future generations.
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