Acknowledgment of Copyrights and Sources
Part I. African Worlds, African Voices
“A Story Is Like the Wind,” by //Kabbo, from Specimens of Bushman Folklore, by
W. H. I. Bleek and Lucy C. Lloyd, translated by W. H. I. Bleek and L. C. Lloyd
c. 1886 (London: G. Allen & Co., 1911), 290–316.
“The Sun Is Thrown into the Sky,” by //Kabbo, from Specimens of Bushman Folklore,
by W. H. I. Bleek and Lucy C. Lloyd, translated by W. H. I. Bleek and L. C. Lloyd
c. 1886 (London: G. Allen & Co., 1911), 44–56.
“On God and Ancestors,” by Ndukwana kaMbengwana, from The James Stuart Archive
of Recorded Oral Evidence Relating to the History of the Zulu and Neighboring Peoples,
vol. 4, part 3, edited and translated by C. de B. Webb and J. B. Wright (Pietermaritz-
burg: University of Natal Press, 1979), 302–4. Used by permission of ukzn Press.
“The Black People and Whence They Came,” by Magema M. Fuze, from The Black
People and Whence They Came: A Zulu View, translated by H. C. Lugg, edited by A. T.
Cope (Pietermaritzburg: University of Natal Press, 1979), 42–59. Used by permission
of ukzn Press.
“Mhudi,” by Solomon T. Plaatje, from Mhudi: An Epic of South African Life a Hundred
Years Ago (Lovedale: Lovedale Press, 1930), 1–37.
Part II. Colonial Settlement, Slavery, and Peonage
“An African Woman at the Cape: Krotoa (c. 1642–74),” by Julia C. Wells, from “Eva’s
Men: Gender and Power in the Establishment of the Cape of Good Hope, 1652–74,”
Journal of African History 39: 3 (1998): 417–37. Copyright
1998 Cambridge University
Press. Reprinted with the permission of Cambridge University Press.
“The Necessity of Slavery,” from “The Necessity of Slavery: The Replies of W. S. van
Ryneveld to Governor Macartney’s Questionnaire, 29 November 1797,” in Afri-
kaner Political Thought: Analysis and Documents, v.1: 1780–1850, edited by André du
Toit and Hermann Giliomee (Berkeley: University of California Press, 1983), 46–49
1983 by André du Toit and Hermann Giliomee. Used by permission of
University of California Press.
“A Rebel Slave,” from “The Trial of Galant and Others,” in Records of the Cape Colony
from February 1793 to April 1831 (London: Printed for the Government of Cape
Colony, 1897–1905), 188–341.