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: 
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

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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