discussing their photographic collections (please see Table 1). These individuals were part of the South Asian diaspora to EastAfrica whose ancestors travelled from India via the Indian Ocean trade routes, and for the most part from the nineteenth century onward.
First-hand accounts from
Shakespeare into his native Tswana language. 3 Plaatje has been extensively studied but he is just one of a generation of black African men of letters. Anglophone West and EastAfrica—just to stick to the Anglo sphere of colonial rule and education—also have its mission-school educated elites whose work is