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: 
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'

Author: 
Charles Villa-Vicencio, Wilhelm Verwoerd, eds.
Reviewer: 
June Bam

Bam on Villa-Vicencio and Verwoerd, 'Looking Back, Reaching Forward: Reflections on the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of South Africa'

Charles Villa-Vicencio, Wilhelm Verwoerd, eds. Looking Back, Reaching Forward: Reflections on the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of South Africa. Cape Town: UCT Press, 2000. xxi + 322 pp. US$65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-919713-49-6.

Reviewed by June Bam (Department of Sociology, University of Stellenbosch) Published on H-SAfrica (January, 2001)

But One Choice?

But One Choice?

Author: 
C.R.D. Halisi
Reviewer: 
Sean Jacobs

Jacobs on Halisi, 'Black Political Thought in the Making of South African Democracy'

C.R.D. Halisi. Black Political Thought in the Making of South African Democracy. Bloomington and Indianapolis: Indiana University Press, 1999. 192 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-253-33589-0.

Reviewed by Sean Jacobs (Institute for Democracy in South Africa (IDASA)) Published on H-SAfrica (January, 2001)

Author: 
Bookie M. Kethusile Lopi, Alice Kwaramba, eds. Barbara
Reviewer: 
Marc Epprecht

Epprecht on Lopi and Kwaramba and Barbara, 'Beyond Inequalities: Women in Southern Africa. Women in Development Southern Africa Awareness'

Bookie M. Kethusile Lopi, Alice Kwaramba, eds. Barbara. Beyond Inequalities: Women in Southern Africa. Women in Development Southern Africa Awareness. Harare: Southern African Research and Documentation Centre, 2000. iv + 332 pp. $34.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-7974-1749-6.

Reviewed by Marc Epprecht (Dept of History, Queen's University, Kingston) Published on H-SAfrica (January, 2001)

Author: 
Courtney Jung
Reviewer: 
Abebe Zegeye

Zegeye on Jung, 'Then I was Black: South African Political Identities in Transition'

Courtney Jung. Then I was Black: South African Political Identities in Transition. New Haven, Conn. and London: Yale University Press, 2000. x + 294 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-300-08013-1.

Reviewed by Abebe Zegeye (University of South Africa, Department of Sociology) Published on H-SAfrica (January, 2001)

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