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The people's paper : a centenary history & anthology of Abantu-Batho

Author: Peter Limb
Publisher: Johannesburg : Wits University Press, [2012]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Uncovers the history of the multi-lingual newspaper Abantu-Batho, founded in 1912 and published until 1931. Also includes an selection of 80 columns from the paper spanning every year of its publication.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Limb
ISBN: 9781868145713 1868145719
OCLC Number: 820116494
Description: xvi, 543 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction : a centenary history of Abantu-Batho, the people's paper / Peter Limb --
'Only the bolder spirits' : politics, racism, solidarity and war in Abantu-Batho / Peter Limb --
'They must go to the Bantu Batho' : economics and education, religion and gender, love and leisure in the people's paper / Peter Limb --
Pixley Seme and Abantu-Batho / Chris Saunders --
Queen Labotsibeni and Abantu-Batho / Sara mkhonza --
'We of Abantu Batho' : Robert Grendon's brief and controversial editorship / Grant Christison --
The Swazi royalty and the founding of Abantu-Batho in a regional context / Chris Lowe --
Abantu-Batho and the Xhosa poets / Jeff Opland --
African royalty, popular history and Abantu-Batho / Sfiso Mxolisi Ndlovu and Peter Limb --
'Johannesburg in flames' : the 1918 shilling campaign, Abantu-Batho and early African nationalism in South Africa / Paul Landau --
Garveyism, Abantu-Batho and the radicalisation of the African National Congress during the 1920s / Robert Vinson --
An African newspaper in central Johannesburg : the journalistic and associational context of Abantu-Batho / Peter Limb --
Assessing the decline and legacy of Abantu-Batho / Peter Limb --
Anthology.
Other Titles: Centenary history & anthology of Abantu-Batho
Centenary history and anthology of Abantu-Batho
Responsibility: edited by Peter Limb.
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This much-awaited volume uncovers the long-lost pages of the major African multi-lingual newspaper, Abantu-Batho.  Read more...

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