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: 
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

Author: 
Jeremy Seekings
Reviewer: 
Ineke van Kessel

van Kessel on Seekings, 'The UDF: A History of the United Democratic Front in South Africa, 1983-1991'

Jeremy Seekings. The UDF: A History of the United Democratic Front in South Africa, 1983-1991. Athens, Ohio: Ohio University Press, 2000. xiii + 371 pp. $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8214-1336-4.

Reviewed by Ineke van Kessel (African Studies Centre, Leiden, Netherlands) Published on H-SAfrica (December, 2000)

An Organizational History of the United Democratic Front

Author: 
Julian Kunnie
Reviewer: 
Alan G. Cobley

Cobley on Kunnie, 'Is Apartheid Really Dead? Pan Africanist Working-Class Cultural Critical Perspectives'

Julian Kunnie. Is Apartheid Really Dead? Pan Africanist Working-Class Cultural Critical Perspectives. Boulder, Col. and Oxford: Westview Press, 2000. xv + 272 pp. $35.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8133-3758-6.

Reviewed by Alan G. Cobley (Department of History, University of the West Indies, Cave Hill campus, Barbados) Published on H-SAfrica (December, 2000)

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)

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