The Journal and Selected Letters of Rev. William J. Shrewsbury 1826-1835

R 150.00  

Subtitle: First Missionary to the Transkei
Editor: Hildegarde H. Fast
Publisher: Witswatersrand University Press (1994)
ISBN-10: 1868142612
ISBN-13: 9781868142613
Condition: Very Good. The dust jacket has some light rubbing, scratches and slight wear to edges. Previous owner's name stamped on front endpaper. Text clean, well bound.
Binding: Hardcover with dust jacket.
Pages: 238
Dimensions: 23 x 15.2 x 2.8 cm
Weight: 0.7 kg
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Shewbury's journal and letters provide insight into the motivations and labours of the pioneer missionary who in 1827 established Butterworth, the first mission station in the Transkei. They describe his struggles with language difficulties, physical and emotional hardships, and his difficulty relating to Xhosa culture.

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