Reviews

Author: 
HÃ¥kan Thörn
Reviewer: 
Tor Sellstrom

Sellstrom on Thörn, 'Anti-Apartheid and the Emergence of a Global Civil Society'

HÃ¥kan Thörn. Anti-Apartheid and the Emergence of a Global Civil Society. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2006. xiv + 251 pp. $74.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4039-3937-1.

Reviewed by Tor Sellstrom (African Centre for the Constructive Resolution of Disputes, Durban, South Africa) Published on H-SAfrica (October, 2007)

A Movement of Movements: From Anti-Apartheid to Global Justice?

Author: 
Catharine Theimer Nepomnyashchy, Nicole Svobododny, Ludmilla A. Trigos, eds.
Reviewer: 
Vladimir Shubin

Shubin on Nepomnyashchy and Svobododny and Trigos, 'Under the Sky of My Africa: Alexander Pushkin and Blackness'

Catharine Theimer Nepomnyashchy, Nicole Svobododny, Ludmilla A. Trigos, eds. Under the Sky of My Africa: Alexander Pushkin and Blackness. Evanston: Northwestern University Press, 2006. xvi + 417 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8101-1971-0; $89.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8101-1970-3.

Reviewed by Vladimir Shubin (Institute for African Studies, Russian Academy of Sciences) Published on H-SAfrica (October, 2007)

Author: 
Catharine Theimer Nepomnyashchy, Nicole Svobododny, Ludmilla A. Trigos, eds.
Reviewer: 
Vladimir Shubin

Shubin on Nepomnyashchy and Svobododny and Trigos, 'Under the Sky of My Africa: Alexander Pushkin and Blackness'

Catharine Theimer Nepomnyashchy, Nicole Svobododny, Ludmilla A. Trigos, eds. Under the Sky of My Africa: Alexander Pushkin and Blackness. Evanston: Northwestern University Press, 2006. xvi + 417 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8101-1971-0; $89.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8101-1970-3.

Reviewed by Vladimir Shubin (Institute for African Studies, Russian Academy of Sciences) Published on H-SAfrica (October, 2007)

Author: 
Catharine Theimer Nepomnyashchy, Nicole Svobododny, Ludmilla A. Trigos, eds.
Reviewer: 
Vladimir Shubin

Shubin on Nepomnyashchy and Svobododny and Trigos, 'Under the Sky of My Africa: Alexander Pushkin and Blackness'

Catharine Theimer Nepomnyashchy, Nicole Svobododny, Ludmilla A. Trigos, eds. Under the Sky of My Africa: Alexander Pushkin and Blackness. Evanston: Northwestern University Press, 2006. xvi + 417 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8101-1971-0; $89.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8101-1970-3.

Reviewed by Vladimir Shubin (Institute for African Studies, Russian Academy of Sciences) Published on H-SAfrica (October, 2007)

Author: 
Mark Harrison
Reviewer: 
Howard Phillips

Phillips on Harrison, 'Disease and the Modern World: 1500 to the Present Day'

Mark Harrison. Disease and the Modern World: 1500 to the Present Day. Cambridge: Polity Press, 2004. 270 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-7456-2810-3.

Reviewed by Howard Phillips (Department of Historical Studies, University of Cape Town) Published on H-SAfrica (October, 2007)

Not What the Doctor Ordered

Author: 
Christine Lucia, ed.
Reviewer: 
Gary Baines

Baines on Lucia, 'The World of South African Music: A Reader'

Christine Lucia, ed. The World of South African Music: A Reader. Newcastle-upon-Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Press, 2005. xlvi + 367 pp. $79.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-904303-36-7.

Reviewed by Gary Baines (Department of History, Rhodes University) Published on H-SAfrica (October, 2007)

Historicizing South African Music

Author: 
James A. Pritchett
Reviewer: 
Eugenia W. Herbert

Herbert on Pritchett, 'Friends for Life, Friends for Death: Cohorts and Consciousness among the Lunda-Ndembu'

James A. Pritchett. Friends for Life, Friends for Death: Cohorts and Consciousness among the Lunda-Ndembu. Charlottesville: University Press of Virginia, 2007. xii + 266 pp. $49.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8139-2624-7.

Reviewed by Eugenia W. Herbert (Department of History, Mount Holyoke College) Published on H-SAfrica (September, 2007)

Author: 
Jeff Guy
Reviewer: 
Bradley Skelcher

Skelcher 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 Bradley Skelcher (College of Humanities and Social Sciences, Delaware State University) Published on H-SAfrica (August, 2007)

Author: 
Joan G. Fairweather
Reviewer: 
Allison Goebel

Goebel on Fairweather, 'A Common Hunger: Land Rights in Canada and South Africa'

Joan G. Fairweather. A Common Hunger: Land Rights in Canada and South Africa. Calgary: University of Calgary Press, 2006. xxi + 260 pp. $39.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-55238-192-2.

Reviewed by Allison Goebel (Queen's University) Published on H-SAfrica (August, 2007)

Common Imperialisms: Comparing South Africa and Canada

Author: 
Michel Foucault
Reviewer: 
Tiffany Jones

Jones on Foucault, 'Psychiatric Power: Lectures at the College de France, 1973-1974'

Michel Foucault. Psychiatric Power: Lectures at the College de France, 1973-1974. Basingstoke and New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2006. xxiv + 382 pp. $28.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4039-6922-4.

Reviewed by Tiffany Jones (Department of History, Queen's University, Kingston) Published on H-SAfrica (August, 2007)

Foucault's Re-Examination of Disciplinary Power in Psychiatry

Author: 
Deidre Coleman
Reviewer: 
Fred Morton

Morton on Coleman, 'Romantic Colonisation and British Anti-Slavery'

Deidre Coleman. Romantic Colonisation and British Anti-Slavery. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2005. xv + 273 pp. $85.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-521-63213-3.

Reviewed by Fred Morton (Retired, Department of History, Loras College) Published on H-SAfrica (August, 2007)

Termites, Fantasy, and White Settlement

Author: 
Barbara Bush
Reviewer: 
Chris Youe

Youe on Bush, 'Imperialism and Postcolonialism'

Barbara Bush. Imperialism and Postcolonialism. Harlow: Pearson Longman, 2006. xxiv + 280 pp. $26.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-582-50583-4.

Reviewed by Chris Youe (Department of History, Memorial University, Newfoundland) Published on H-SAfrica (August, 2007)

Separate Spheres: The Imperial and the Postcolonial

Author: 
Ben Shephard
Reviewer: 
Neil Parsons

Parsons on Poignant, 'Professional Savages: Captive Lives and Western Spectacle' and Shephard, 'Kitty and the Prince'

Roslyn Poignant. Professional Savages: Captive Lives and Western Spectacle. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2004. 302 pp. $38.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-300-10247-5.Ben Shephard. Kitty and the Prince. Johannesburg: Jonathan Ball, 2003. 278 pp. No price listed (paper), ISBN 978-1-86842-146-6.

Author: 
Patrick McAllister
Reviewer: 
Sean Redding

Redding on McAllister, 'Xhosa Beer Drinking Rituals: Power, Practice and Performance in the South African Rural Periphery'

Patrick McAllister. Xhosa Beer Drinking Rituals: Power, Practice and Performance in the South African Rural Periphery. Durham: Carolina Academic Press, 2006. xxii + 355 pp. $45.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-89089-021-9.

Reviewed by Sean Redding (Department of History, Amherst College) Published on H-SAfrica (July, 2007)

A World in One Beer Beaker

Author: 
John McIlwaine
Reviewer: 
Alfred Kagan

Kagan on McIlwaine, 'Africa: A Guide to Reference Material'

John McIlwaine. Africa: A Guide to Reference Material. Lochcarron: Hans Zell Publishing, 2007. liv + 608 pp. $260.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-9541029-3-7.

Reviewed by Alfred Kagan (University of Illinois Library, Urbana/Champaign) Published on H-SAfrica (July, 2007)

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