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.

Recent Content

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: 
Veit Erlmann
Reviewer: 
Gary Baines

Baines on Erlmann, 'Music, Modernity and the Global Imagination: South Africa and the West'

Veit Erlmann. Music, Modernity and the Global Imagination: South Africa and the West. New York and Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1999. 312 pp. $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-512367-8.

Reviewed by Gary Baines (Department of History, Rhodes University) Published on H-SAfrica (December, 2000)

Author: 
Tracy Kuperus
Reviewer: 
Roger Beck

Beck on Kuperus, 'State, Civil Society and Apartheid in South Africa: An Examination of Dutch Reformed Church-State Relations'

Tracy Kuperus. State, Civil Society and Apartheid in South Africa: An Examination of Dutch Reformed Church-State Relations. London: Macmillan Press, 1999. xviii + 211 pp. $99.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-312-21883-6.

Reviewed by Roger Beck (Department of History, Eastern Illinois University) Published on H-SAfrica (December, 2000)

Author: 
Bill Nasson
Reviewer: 
Ron Viney

Viney on Nasson, 'The South African War, 1899-1902'

Bill Nasson. The South African War, 1899-1902. London: Edward Arnold Publishers, 1999. 304 pp. $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-340-74154-2.

Reviewed by Ron Viney (South African Heritage Resources Agency, Johannesburg, South Africa ) Published on H-SAfrica (December, 2000)

"The Last of the Gentlemen's Wars."

Author: 
Ineke van Kessel
Reviewer: 
Jeremy Seekings

Seekings on van Kessel, '"Beyond Our Wildest Dreams": The United Democratic Front and the Transformation of South Africa'

Ineke van Kessel. "Beyond Our Wildest Dreams": The United Democratic Front and the Transformation of South Africa. Charlottesville: University Press of Virginia, 2000. 384 pp. $49.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8139-1861-7.

Reviewed by Jeremy Seekings (Departments of Political Studies and Sociology, University of Cape Town) Published on H-SAfrica (December, 2000)

Local Struggles and National Liberation in South Africa

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