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Luka Jantjie

Kevin Shillington

Luka Jantjie

resistance hero of the South African frontier

by Kevin Shillington

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  • 28 Currently reading

Published by Palgrave Macmillan in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Kings and rulers,
  • Tswana (African people),
  • Biography,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 290-294) and index.

    StatementKevin Shillington
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDT1851.L84 S55 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 306 p. :
    Number of Pages306
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25179593M
    ISBN 109780230338531
    LC Control Number2011501393

    "Luka Jantjie is today a largely forgotten hero of resistance to British colonialism. His place in South African history has tended to be overshadowed by events elsewhere in the region. This book attempts to redress the balance by recording his remarkable story.   4 Luka Jantjie: resistance hero of the South African frontier – Kevin Shillington. I have also just started this one, published by Aldridge Press. His full name was Luka Jantjie Mothibi Molehabangwe. This is a model history book, lavishly illustrated with legible maps, numerous photos, plus an insert of 16 pages of colour : Keith Gottschalk.

    IJAHS Vol. 45, No. 2 () Book Reviews shelter in Luka Jantjie's home area, he was also branded a rebel. In a colonial force invaded his stronghold in the Langeberg Mountains. Under Luka's leadership, the Batlhaping built rock walls as fortifications from .   Book Reviews. book review. A Century of Postgraduate Anglo-Boer War (–) Studies: Masters' and Doctoral Studies Completed at Universities in South Africa, in English-speaking Countries and on the European Continent, – Luka Jantjie: Resistance Hero of the South African Frontier. Andy Manson. Pages: Published.

      As you will have noticed, construction work at Luka Jantjie House began this week. It takes place in three phases and will be completed by the start of the academic year in The construction work is being undertaken by two separate women-owned construction companies, Shebang Construction and KimKaho. the 'rebellion' – Toto, Luka Jantjie and Galeshewe – were captured. Jantjie was beheaded and the others imprisoned. To the north, Montshiwa stayed out of the hostilities, but his followers were confined to smaller reserves and subject to the demands of the Cape government. The last remnants of southern Tswana independence had effectively beenFile Size: 4MB.


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This biography traces the life of Luka Jantjie Mathibi Molehabangwe, a much neglected hero of resistance to British colonialism, in detail. Jantjie was the first independent African ruler to lose his land to the colonialists, with the discovery of the Kimberley diamonds in This was one of the key events that defined South Africa’s history.

Luka Jantjie: Resistance Hero of the South African Frontier by Kevin Shillington (, Hardcover). This book attempts to redress the balance by recording his remarkable story.

Inat the beginning of the Kimberley diamond mining boom that was to transform Southern Africa, Luka Jantjie was the first independent African ruler to lose his land to the new colonialists, who promptly annexed the diamond fields.

His outspoken stand against the hypocrisy of colonial 'justice' earned him the epithet 'a wild /5(2). A new book entitled “Luka Jantjie: Resistance Hero of the South African Frontier”, by historian Kevin Shillington, is being published in September by Aldridge Press in UK/Europe/Middle East, by Wits University Press (South Africa) and by Palgrave Macmillan (USA, Canada, Australia, NZ).

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Inat the beginning of the Kimberley diamond mining boom that was to transform Southern Africa, Luka Jantjie was the first independent African ruler to lose his land to the new colonialists, who promptly annexed.

Luka was born in or aroundat Mosesberg on the Vaal River. He was the eldest son of Kgosi Jantjie Mothibi, one of several Batlhaping leaders in the northern Cape. He lived in a village similar to the one below and learned to read and write at a mission : John Aldridge.

Throughout the book under review, Luka Jantjie is referred to as Luka: his father was "Jantjie". Luka was born c. to parents of "mixed Batlhaping-Korana ancestry" - the latter a branch of Khoisan who settled amongst the Batlhaping, southernmost of the Batswana.

Both parents were descendants of Chief Mothibi () and thus were : V.C. Malherbe. Kevin Shillington's () The Colonisation of the Southern Tswana (–) certainly remains the key text in the history of conquest of the Batswana kingdomAuthor: Khumisho Moguerane.

Luka Jantjie died in battle facing overwhelming odds. On the morning of 30 Julyfewer than starving and exhausted men still stood against some 2, colonial troops.

Armed with old muzzle loaders and a sprinkling of repeating rifles, the defenders were massively out-gunned.Shillington wrote his Ph.D. thesis while at the School of Oriental and African Studies in London, focusing on the colonization of the Southern Tswana. During his research, the name “Luka Jantjie” kept cropping up.

Intrigued as to the nature of the man, Shillington thought Jantjie’s story might make a fine book.