Reviews

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

Author: 
Martin Meredith
Reviewer: 
Stephen M. Miller

Miller on Meredith, 'Diamonds, Gold, and War: The British, the Boers, and the Making of South Africa'

Martin Meredith. Diamonds, Gold, and War: The British, the Boers, and the Making of South Africa. New York: Public Affairs, 2007. xv + 570 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-58648-473-6.

Reviewed by Stephen M. Miller (Department of History, University of Maine) Published on H-SAfrica (June, 2008)

Cecil Rhodes and South Africa

Author: 
James Denbow, Penyo C. Thebe
Reviewer: 
Alec J. C. Pongweni

Pongweni on Denbow and Thebe, 'Culture and Customs of Botswana'

James Denbow, Penyo C. Thebe. Culture and Customs of Botswana. Westport: Greenwood Press, 2006. xxi + 244 pp. No price listed (cloth), ISBN 978-0-313-33178-7.

Reviewed by Alec J. C. Pongweni (Department of English, University of Botswana) Published on H-SAfrica (June, 2008)

Managing Unity in Diversity: Botswana's Road to a Better Life for All

Author: 
J. E. Davies
Reviewer: 
Elaine Windrich

Windrich on Davies, 'Constructive Engagement? Chester Crocker and American Policy in South Africa, Namibia and Angola 1981-8'

J. E. Davies. Constructive Engagement? Chester Crocker and American Policy in South Africa, Namibia and Angola 1981-8. Athens: Ohio University Press, 2007. x + 246 pp. $59.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8214-1781-2; $26.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8214-1782-9.

Reviewed by Elaine Windrich (Stanford University) Published on H-SAfrica (May, 2008)

Destructive Engagement?

Author: 
Shamil Jeppie
Reviewer: 
James C. Armstrong

Armstrong on Jeppie, 'Language, Identity, Modernity: The Arabic Study Circle of Durban'

Shamil Jeppie. Language, Identity, Modernity: The Arabic Study Circle of Durban. Cape Town: HSRC Press, 2007. 136 pp. $17.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-7969-2175-8.

Reviewed by James C. Armstrong (Independent Scholar) Published on H-SAfrica (May, 2008)

Inscribing a Circle

Author: 
Lungisile Ntsebeza, Ruth Hall, eds.
Reviewer: 
Nancy Andrew

Andrew on Ntsebeza and Hall, 'The Land Question in South Africa: The Challenge of Transformation and Redistribution'

Lungisile Ntsebeza, Ruth Hall, eds. The Land Question in South Africa: The Challenge of Transformation and Redistribution. Cape Town: HSRC Press, 2007. viii + 256 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-7969-2163-5.

Reviewed by Nancy Andrew (Centre d'Etude d'Afrique Noire (CEAN), Bordeaux) Published on H-SAfrica (May, 2008)

Debating the Politics of Land in Southern Africa

Author: 
Vivian Bickford-Smith, Richard Mendelsohn, eds.
Reviewer: 
Isabel Balseiro

Balseiro on Bickford-Smith and Mendelsohn, 'Black and White in Colour: African History on Screen'

Vivian Bickford-Smith, Richard Mendelsohn, eds. Black and White in Colour: African History on Screen. Athens: Ohio University Press, 2007. 374 pp. $26.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8214-1747-8.

Reviewed by Isabel Balseiro (Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, Harvey Mudd College) Published on H-SAfrica (May, 2008)

Historians at the Movies

Author: 
Katrin Berndt
Reviewer: 
Tony Simoes da Silva

da Silva on Berndt, 'Female Identity in Contemporary Zimbabwean Fiction'

Katrin Berndt. Female Identity in Contemporary Zimbabwean Fiction. Bayreuth: Breitinger, 2005. 285 pp. $74.95 (paper), ISBN 978-3-927510-88-3.

Reviewed by Tony Simoes da Silva (School of English Literatures, Philosophy and Languages, University of Wollongong) Published on H-SAfrica (April, 2008)

Gender Politics in Zimbabwean Literature

Author: 
William Minter, Gail Hovey, Charles Cobb Jr., eds.
Reviewer: 
David Hostetter

Hostetter on Minter and Hovey and Jr., 'No Easy Victories: African Liberation and American Activists over a Half Century, 1950-2000'

William Minter, Gail Hovey, Charles Cobb Jr., eds. No Easy Victories: African Liberation and American Activists over a Half Century, 1950-2000. Trenton: Africa World Press, 2008. xvii + 248 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-59221-575-1.

Reviewed by David Hostetter (Robert C. Byrd Center for Legislative Studies, Shepherd University) Published on H-SAfrica (April, 2008)

Author: 
Jeff Guy
Reviewer: 
Aran MacKinnon

MacKinnon on Guy, 'The Maphumulo Uprising: War, Law and Ritual in the Zulu Rebellion'

Jeff Guy. The Maphumulo Uprising: War, Law and Ritual in the Zulu Rebellion. Scottsville: University of KwaZulu Natal Press, 2005. xii + 276 pp. $34.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-86914-048-9.

Reviewed by Aran MacKinnon (History Department, University of West Georgia) Published on H-SAfrica (April, 2008)

War, Law, and Ritual in the Zulu Rebellion

Author: 
Edward Webster, Karl von Holdt, eds.
Reviewer: 
Chris Bolsman

Bolsman on Webster and Holdt, 'Beyond the Apartheid Workplace: Studies in Transition'

Edward Webster, Karl von Holdt, eds. Beyond the Apartheid Workplace: Studies in Transition. Scottsville: University of KwaZulu-Natal Press, 2005. xx + 497 pp. $39.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-86914-065-6.

Reviewed by Chris Bolsman (Department of Sociology, Aston University) Published on H-SAfrica (April, 2008)

Author: 
Steven L. Robins, ed.
Reviewer: 
Christopher Lee

Lee on Robins, 'Limits to Liberation after Apartheid: Citizenship, Governance and Culture'

Steven L. Robins, ed. Limits to Liberation after Apartheid: Citizenship, Governance and Culture. Oxford: James Currey, 2005. x + 246 pp. $49.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8214-1665-5; $28.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8214-1666-2.

Reviewed by Christopher Lee (University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill) Published on H-SAfrica (April, 2008)

Politics of the "Multitude" in Post-Apartheid South Africa

Author: 
Fassin Didier, ed.
Reviewer: 
Jeanne-Marie Amat-Roze

Amat-Roze on Didier, 'Afflictions: L'Afrique du Sud, de l'apartheid au sida'

Fassin Didier, ed. Afflictions: L'Afrique du Sud, de l'apartheid au sida. Paris: Karthala, 2004. 299 pp. EUR 26.00 (paper), ISBN 978-2-84586-569-3.

Reviewed by Jeanne-Marie Amat-Roze (Department of Geography, Paris 12 University) Published on H-SAfrica (February, 2008)

An Overview of AIDS in South Africa

Author: 
Philippe Gervais-Lambony, Frédéric Landy, Sophie Oldfield, eds.
Reviewer: 
Frédéric Giraut

Giraut on Gervais-Lambony and Landy and Oldfield, 'Espaces arc-en-ciel: Identités et territories en Afrique du Sud et en Inde'

Philippe Gervais-Lambony, Frédéric Landy, Sophie Oldfield, eds. Espaces arc-en-ciel: Identités et territories en Afrique du Sud et en Inde. Paris: Karthala, 2003. 369 pp. EUR 28.00 (paper), ISBN 978-2-84586-430-6.

Reviewed by Frédéric Giraut (Department of Geography, University of Geneva) Published on H-SAfrica (February, 2008)

Confronting for Comparing: Questions of Identity and Territory through the Double Prism of Indian and South African Realities

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