An article by John Wright which examines Ndukwana kaMbengwana’s background and evaluates how his historical context might have shaped his evidence, as recorded by James Stuart. The piece problematises the notion that the interlocutors on whom Stuart drew should be treated merely as “suppliers of information”.
The article can be viewed online here.
Wright, John. “Ndukwana kaMbengwana as an Interlocutor on the History of the Zulu Kingdom, 1879-1903”. History in Africa 38, no. 1 (2011), 343-368.
Online from: 17 Dec 2020