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: 
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: 
Elspeth Parry
Reviewer: 
Terence Ranger

Ranger on Parry, 'Legacy on the Rocks. The Prehistoric Hunter-Gatherers of the Matopo Hills, Zimabwe'

Elspeth Parry. Legacy on the Rocks. The Prehistoric Hunter-Gatherers of the Matopo Hills, Zimabwe. Oxford: Oxbow Books, 2000. x + 134 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-84217-010-6.

Reviewed by Terence Ranger (Visiting Professor, History, University of Zimbabwe ) Published on H-SAfrica (November, 2000)

'Written for Whom?'

'Written for Whom?'

Author: 
James Cochran Martin, John de Gruchy, eds. Stephen
Reviewer: 
Joel E. Tishken

Tishken on Martin and Gruchy and Stephen, 'Facing the Truth: South African Faith Communities and the Truth and Reconciliation Commission'

James Cochran Martin, John de Gruchy, eds. Stephen. Facing the Truth: South African Faith Communities and the Truth and Reconciliation Commission. Cape Town and Athens, Ohio: Ohio University Press, 1999. xii + 238 pp. $18.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8214-1307-4.

Reviewed by Joel E. Tishken (University of Texas at Austin) Published on H-SAfrica (November, 2000)

'Facing the Truths'

Author: 
Merle L. Bowen
Reviewer: 
Rosemary Elizabeth Galli

Galli on Bowen, 'The State Against the Peasantry: Rural Struggles in Colonial and Postcolonial Mozambique'

Merle L. Bowen. The State Against the Peasantry: Rural Struggles in Colonial and Postcolonial Mozambique. Charlottesville and London: University Press of Virginia, 2000. x + 256 pp. $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8139-1917-1.

Reviewed by Rosemary Elizabeth Galli (Department of Sociology, Universidade Federal do Ceara, Brazil) Published on H-SAfrica (October, 2000)

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