Reviews

Author: 
Shamil Jeppie, Souleymane Bachir Diagne, eds
Reviewer: 
David Robinson

Robinson on Jeppie and Diagne, 'The Meanings of Timbuktu'


Shamil Jeppie, Souleymane Bachir Diagne, eds. The Meanings of Timbuktu. Cape Town: Human Sciences Research Council of South Africa Press, 2008. xiii + 375 pp. $60.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7969-2204-5.

Reviewed by David Robinson
Published on H-SAfrica (January, 2009)
Commissioned by Peter C. Limb

Timbuktu and Beyond

Author: 
Julie Parle
Reviewer: 
Tiffany Jones

Jones on Parle, 'States of Mind: Searching for Mental Health in Natal and Zululand, 1868-1918'


Julie Parle. States of Mind: Searching for Mental Health in Natal and Zululand, 1868-1918. Scottsville: University of KwaZulu-Natal Press, 2007. xv + 334 pp. Photographs. $39.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-86914-098-4.

Reviewed by Tiffany Jones
Published on H-SAfrica (December, 2008)
Commissioned by Peter C. Limb

Author: 
Jacob A. Tropp
Reviewer: 
Jane Carruthers

Carruthers on Beinart and Hughes, 'Environment and Empire' and Tropp, 'Natures of Colonial Change: Environmental Relations in the Making of the Transkei'


William Beinart, Lotte Hughes. Environment and Empire. The Oxford History of the British Empire Companion Series. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2007. 395 pp. $85.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-926031-7.Jacob A. Tropp. Natures of Colonial Change: Environmental Relations in the Making of the Transkei. New African History Series. Athens: Ohio University Press, 2006. 304 pp.

Author: 
Adekeye Adebajo, Adebayo Adedeji, Chris Landsberg, eds
Reviewer: 
Roger Pfister

Pfister on Adebajo and Adedeji and Landsberg, 'South Africa in Africa: The Post-Apartheid Era'


Adekeye Adebajo, Adebayo Adedeji, Chris Landsberg, eds. South Africa in Africa: The Post-Apartheid Era. Scottsville: University of KwaZulu-Natal Press, 2007. 339 pp. $39.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-86914-134-9.

Reviewed by Roger Pfister
Published on H-SAfrica (December, 2008)
Commissioned by Peter C. Limb

Post-Apartheid South Africa and Africa

Author: 
Igor Zhdarkin
Reviewer: 
Elaine Windrich

Windrich on Zhdarkin, 'We Did Not See It Even in Afghanistan: Memoirs of a Participant of the Angolan War (1986-1988)'


Igor Zhdarkin. We Did Not See It Even in Afghanistan: Memoirs of a Participant of the Angolan War (1986-1988). Moscow: Memories Mockba, 2008. Translated by Tamara Reilly. 399 pp. ISBN 978-5-903116-57-7.

Reviewed by Elaine Windrich
Published on H-SAfrica (November, 2008)
Commissioned by Peter C. Limb

A Russian View of the Angolan War

Author: 
John Iliffe
Reviewer: 
Christopher Lee

Lee on Iliffe, 'Africans: The History of a Continent'


John Iliffe. Africans: The History of a Continent. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2007. xiii + 365 pp. $75.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-521-86438-1; $24.99 (paper), ISBN 978-0-521-68297-8.

Reviewed by Christopher Lee
Published on H-SAfrica (November, 2008)
Commissioned by Peter C. Limb

The Whole Equation

Author: 
Jeff Handmaker, Lee Anne De la Hunt, Jonathan Klaaren, eds
Reviewer: 
Movindri Reddy

Reddy on Handmaker and Hunt and Klaaren and eds, 'Advancing Refugee Protection in South Africa'


Jeff Handmaker, Lee Anne De la Hunt, Jonathan Klaaren, eds. Advancing Refugee Protection in South Africa. New York: Berghahn Books, 2008. viii + 336 pp. $80.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-84545-109-7.

Reviewed by Movindri Reddy
Published on H-SAfrica (November, 2008)
Commissioned by Peter C. Limb

Author: 
E. Germain
Reviewer: 
Bill; Freund

Freund on Germain, 'L'Afrique du sud musulmane: histoire des relations entre Indiens et Malais du Cap'


E. Germain. L'Afrique du sud musulmane: histoire des relations entre Indiens et Malais du Cap. Paris: Karthala, 2007. 445 pp. Plates. EUR 20.00 (paper), ISBN 978-2-84586-710-9.

Reviewed by Bill; Freund
Published on H-SAfrica (November, 2008)
Commissioned by Peter C. Limb

Islam, Ethnicity, and Apartheid

Author: 
Marie Huchzermeyer, Aly Karam, eds
Reviewer: 
Detlev Krige

Krige on Huchzermeyer and Karam, 'Informal Settlements: A Perpetual Challenge?'


Marie Huchzermeyer, Aly Karam, eds. Informal Settlements: A Perpetual Challenge? Cape Town: Juta Academic, 2007. 336 pp. $42.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-919713-94-6.

Reviewed by Detlev Krige
Published on H-SAfrica (November, 2008)
Commissioned by Peter C. Limb

South Africa's Informal Settlements

Author: 
Sue Kossew
Reviewer: 
Tony Simoes da Silva

da Silva on Kossew, 'Writing Woman, Writing Place: Contemporary Australian and South African Fiction'


Sue Kossew. Writing Woman, Writing Place: Contemporary Australian and South African Fiction. New York: Routledge, 2003. 240 pp. $125.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-415-28649-7.

Reviewed by Tony Simoes da Silva
Published on H-SAfrica (October, 2008)
Commissioned by Peter C. Limb

South African & Australian Fiction Today

Author: 
Michael H. Allen
Reviewer: 
Franco Barchiesi

Barchiesi on Allen, 'Globalization, Negotiation, and the Failure of Transformation in South Africa: Revolution at a Bargain'


Michael H. Allen. Globalization, Negotiation, and the Failure of Transformation in South Africa: Revolution at a Bargain. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2006. 256 pp. $69.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4039-7141-8.

Reviewed by Franco Barchiesi
Published on H-SAfrica (October, 2008)
Commissioned by Peter C. Limb

Reviewer: 
Tamba Mbayo

Mbayo on , 'Intermediaries, Interpreters, and Clerks: African Employees in the Making of Colonial Africa'


Intermediaries, Interpreters, and Clerks: African Employees in the Making of Colonial Africa. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 2006. 342 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-299-21950-5.

Reviewed by Tamba Mbayo
Published on H-SAfrica (October, 2008)
Commissioned by Peter C. Limb

Intermediaries, Interpreters, and Clerks

Author: 
Elizabeth MacGonagle
Reviewer: 
Kathleen Sheldon

Sheldon on MacGonagle, 'Crafting Identity in Zimbabwe and Mozambique'


Elizabeth MacGonagle. Crafting Identity in Zimbabwe and Mozambique. Rochester: University of Rochester Press, 2007. 192 pp. $75.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-58046-257-0.

Reviewed by Kathleen Sheldon
Published on H-SAfrica (September, 2008)
Commissioned by Peter C. Limb

Ndau Ethnic Identity across Borders

Author: 
E. Germain
Reviewer: 
Bill; Freund

Freund on Germain, 'L'Afrique du sud musulmane: histoire des relations entre Indiens et Malais du Cap'


E. Germain. L'Afrique du sud musulmane: histoire des relations entre Indiens et Malais du Cap. Paris: Karthala, 2007. 445 pp. Plates. EUR 20.00 (paper), ISBN 978-2-84586-710-9.

Reviewed by Bill; Freund (University of KwaZulu-Natal, Durban)
Published on H-SAfrica (August, 2008)

Islam, Ethnicity, and Apartheid

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