H-SAfrica is an international online network dedicated to the promotion of all aspects of South and Southern Africa history and culture, and Southern African studies in general.

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Author: 
Thiven Reddy
Reviewer: 
Myriam Houssay-Holzschuch

Houssay-Holzschuch on Reddy, 'Hegemony and Resistance: Contesting identities in South Africa'

Thiven Reddy. Hegemony and Resistance: Contesting identities in South Africa. Aldershot, England and Burlington, USA: Ashgate, 2000. 256 pp. £39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7546-1205-6.

Reviewed by Myriam Houssay-Holzschuch (Department of Geography, Ecole Normale Superieure Lettres et Sciences Humaines (Lyon, France)) Published on H-SAfrica (February, 2001)

Reassessing the past(s)

Author: 
Frank Herreman, ed.
Reviewer: 
Elizabeth Rankin

Rankin on Herreman, 'Liberated Voices: Contemporary Art from South Africa'

Frank Herreman, ed. Liberated Voices: Contemporary Art from South Africa. New York. Munich: Prestel Verlag, 1999. 190 pp. $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-3-7913-2195-0.

Reviewed by Elizabeth Rankin (Department of Art History, University of Auckland, New Zealand) Published on H-SAfrica (February, 2001)

Contemporary art from South Africa: still segregated voices?

Author: 
Kanya Adams
Reviewer: 
N. S. Kekana

Kekana on Adams, 'The Colour of Business: Managing Diversity in South Africa'

Kanya Adams. The Colour of Business: Managing Diversity in South Africa. Cape Town: Creda Communications, 2000. xii + 215 pp. CHF 30.00 (paper), ISBN 978-3-908193-05-0.

Reviewed by N. S. Kekana (University of Durban-Westville) Published on H-SAfrica (February, 2001)

Author: 
Robert Ross
Reviewer: 
Steven Gish

Gish on Ross, 'A Concise History of South Africa'

Robert Ross. A Concise History of South Africa. Cambridge Concise Histories. Cambridge, U.K.: Cambridge University Press, 1999. xv + 219 pp. $49.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-521-57578-2.

Reviewed by Steven Gish (Department of History, Auburn University Montgomery) Published on H-SAfrica (February, 2001)

A Concise Survey of South African History

Author: 
Christopher Saunders, Nicholas Southey
Reviewer: 
Peter Henshaw

Henshaw on Saunders and Southey, 'Historical Dictionary of South Africa'

Christopher Saunders, Nicholas Southey. Historical Dictionary of South Africa. 2nd Edition. Lanham, Maryland and London, England: Scarecrow Press, 2000. xlv + 375 pp. $85.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8108-3646-4.

Reviewed by Peter Henshaw (Department of History, Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada) Published on H-SAfrica (January, 2001)

'A New Guide to the History of South Africa'

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