Reviews

Author: 
Heather Hughes
Reviewer: 
Catherine Higgs

Higgs on Hughes, 'The First President: A Life of John L. Dube, Founding President of the ANC'


Heather Hughes. The First President: A Life of John L. Dube, Founding President of the ANC. Auckland Park, South Africa: Jacana Media, 2011. Illustrations. xxiii + 312 pp. $35.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-77009-813-8.

Reviewed by Catherine Higgs (Department of History, University of Tennesee)
Published on H-SAfrica (September, 2012)
Commissioned by Alex Lichtenstein

Author: 
A. M. Kathrada
Reviewer: 
Antoinette Burton

Burton on Kathrada, 'No Bread for Mandela: Memoirs of Ahmed Kathrada, Prisoner No. 468/64'


A. M. Kathrada. No Bread for Mandela: Memoirs of Ahmed Kathrada, Prisoner No. 468/64. Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 2011. xxiii + 400 pp. Illustrations. $19.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8131-3375-1.

Reviewed by Antoinette Burton (University of Illinois)
Published on H-SAfrica (May, 2012)
Commissioned by Alex Lichtenstein

Author: 
David Blanchon
Reviewer: 
Olivier Graefe

Graefe on Blanchon, 'L'espace hydraulique sud-africain: Le partage des eaux'


David Blanchon. L'espace hydraulique sud-africain: Le partage des eaux. Paris: Karthala, 2009. 294 pp. EUR 26.00 (paper), ISBN 978-2-8111-0175-6.

Reviewed by Olivier Graefe (Department of Geosciences University of Fribourg)
Published on H-SAfrica (May, 2012)
Commissioned by Myriam Houssay-Holzschuch

Author: 
Sylvain Guyot
Reviewer: 
David Blanchon

Blanchon on Guyot, 'Rivages zoulous: L'environnement au service du politique en Afrique du Sud'


Sylvain Guyot. Rivages zoulous: L'environnement au service du politique en Afrique du Sud. Paris: Karthala, 2006. Illustrations. 250 pp. EUR 22.00 (paper), ISBN 978-2-84586-767-3.

Reviewed by David Blanchon (Department of Geography, University of Paris 10-Nanterre)
Published on H-SAfrica (May, 2012)
Commissioned by Myriam Houssay-Holzschuch

Zulu Shores

Author: 
Claude Carpentier
Reviewer: 
Hélène Charton

Charton on Carpentier, 'L'école en Afrique du sud: entre fantômes de l'apartheid et contraintes du marché'


Claude Carpentier. L'école en Afrique du sud: entre fantômes de l'apartheid et contraintes du marché. Paris: Karthala, 2005. 411 pp. EUR 30.00 (paper), ISBN 978-2-84586-613-3.

Reviewed by Hélène Charton (CNRS, Laboratoire les Afriques dans le monde)
Published on H-SAfrica (January, 2012)
Commissioned by Myriam Houssay-Holzschuch

L'école sud-africaine

Author: 
François-Xavier Fauvelle-Aymar
Reviewer: 
Laurent Fourchard

Fourchard on Fauvelle-Aymar, 'Histoire de l'Afrique du Sud'


François-Xavier Fauvelle-Aymar. Histoire de l'Afrique du Sud. Paris: Seuil, 2006. Maps. 431 pp. EUR 23.75 (paper), ISBN 978-2-02-048003-1.

Reviewed by Laurent Fourchard (Fondation Nationale des Sciences Politiques, Centre d’Etude d’Afrique Noire, IEP de Bordeaux )
Published on H-SAfrica (October, 2011)
Commissioned by Myriam Houssay-Holzschuch

Author: 
Sylvain Guyot, Julien Dellier, eds.
Reviewer: 
Alexandre Tavin

Tavin on Guyot and Dellier, 'Rethinking the Wild Coast, South Africa: Eco-frontiers vs Livelihoods in Pondoland'


Sylvain Guyot, Julien Dellier, eds. Rethinking the Wild Coast, South Africa: Eco-frontiers vs Livelihoods in Pondoland. Saarbrücken: VDM Verlag, 2009. 236 pp. 79.00 EUR (paper), ISBN 978-3-639-20378-3.

Reviewed by Alexandre Tavin
Published on H-SAfrica (October, 2011)
Commissioned by Myriam Houssay-Holzschuch

South African Contested Territories: Eco-frontiers Dynamics and Livelihoods in Pondoland

Author: 
Steven L. Robins
Reviewer: 
Detlev Krige

Krige on Robins, 'From Revolution to Rights in South Africa: Social Movements, NGOs and Popular Politics after Apartheid'


Steven L. Robins. From Revolution to Rights in South Africa: Social Movements, NGOs and Popular Politics after Apartheid. Woodbridge: James Currey, 2008. xvi + 192 pp. $95.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-84701-202-9.

Reviewed by Detlev Krige (University of Pretoria)
Published on H-SAfrica (October, 2011)
Commissioned by Myriam Houssay-Holzschuch

Author: 
Aurelia Wa Kabwe-Segatti, Loren Landau, eds.
Reviewer: 
Jeanne Vivet

Vivet on Wa Kabwe-Segatti and Landau, 'Migration in Post-apartheid South Africa: Challenges and Questions to Policy-makers'


Aurelia Wa Kabwe-Segatti, Loren Landau, eds. Migration in Post-apartheid South Africa: Challenges and Questions to Policy-makers. Notes and Documents Series. Paris: Agence Française de Développement, 2008. Illustrations. 239 pp. No ISBN listed. No price listed.

Reviewed by Jeanne Vivet (Department of Geography, University of Paris 10-Nanterre)
Published on H-SAfrica (October, 2011)
Commissioned by Myriam Houssay-Holzschuch

Author: 
Nick Shepherd, Steven Robins, eds.
Reviewer: 
Detlev Krige

Krige on Shepherd and Robins, 'New South African Keywords'


Nick Shepherd, Steven Robins, eds. New South African Keywords. Johannesburg: Jacana, 2008. 266 pp. $26.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8214-1868-0.

Reviewed by Detlev Krige (University of Pretoria)
Published on H-SAfrica (September, 2011)
Commissioned by Myriam Houssay-Holzschuch

South African Keywords

Author: 
Jean Sévry
Reviewer: 
Mathilde Rogez

Rogez on Sévry, 'Littératures d'Afrique du sud'


Jean Sévry. Littératures d'Afrique du sud. Paris: Karthala, 2007. 432 pp. 29 EUR (paper), ISBN 978-2-84586-836-6.

Reviewed by Mathilde Rogez (Université de Toulouse – Le Mirail, Département des études du monde anglophone - DEMA/CAS)
Published on H-SAfrica (February, 2010)
Commissioned by Myriam Houssay-Holzschuch

The First Literary History and Anthology of South African Literatures to Be Published in French

Author: 
Mark Sanders
Reviewer: 
Ksenia Robbe

Robbe on Sanders, 'Ambiguities of Witnessing: Law and Literature in the Time of a Truth Commission'


Mark Sanders. Ambiguities of Witnessing: Law and Literature in the Time of a Truth Commission. Palo Alto: Stanford University Press, 2007. xii + 257 pp. $60.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8047-5615-0.

Reviewed by Ksenia Robbe
Published on H-SAfrica (January, 2010)
Commissioned by Myriam Houssay-Holzschuch

Dispropriating Law and Literature

Author: 
Douglas A. Feldman, ed.
Reviewer: 
Gary Marquardt

Marquardt on Feldman, 'AIDS, Culture, and Africa'


Douglas A. Feldman, ed. AIDS, Culture, and Africa. Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 2008. xiv + 293 pp. $75.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8130-3253-5.

Reviewed by Gary Marquardt (Westminster College)
Published on H-SAfrica (January, 2010)
Commissioned by Myriam Houssay-Holzschuch

Anthropological Antidotes to AIDS in Africa

Author: 
Stephen M. Miller
Reviewer: 
Anne Samson

Samson on Miller, 'Volunteers on the Veld: Britain's Citizen-Soldiers and the South African War, 1899-1902'


Stephen M. Miller. Volunteers on the Veld: Britain's Citizen-Soldiers and the South African War, 1899-1902. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 2007. xii + 236 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8061-3864-0.

Reviewed by Anne Samson
Published on H-SAfrica (January, 2010)
Commissioned by Myriam Houssay-Holzschuch

Author: 
Adéle Kirsten
Reviewer: 
Annie van Wyk

van Wyk on Kirsten, 'A Nation without Guns? The Story of Gun Free South Africa'


Adéle Kirsten. A Nation without Guns? The Story of Gun Free South Africa. Scottsville: University of Kwazulu-Natal Press, 2008. xx + 244 pp. $38.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-86914-135-6.

Reviewed by Annie van Wyk (University of South Africa)
Published on H-SAfrica (December, 2009)
Commissioned by Lindsay F. Braun

Guns and Violence in South Africa

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