Reviews

Author: 
Steve Biko
Reviewer: 
Julian Kunnie

Kunnie on Biko, 'I Write What I Like: Selected Writings'

Steve Biko. I Write What I Like: Selected Writings. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2002. xxxiii + 216 pp. $17.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-226-04897-0.

Reviewed by Julian Kunnie (Africana Studies, University of Arizona) Published on H-SAfrica (July, 2007)

Steve Biko: Irrepressible Revolutionary African Giant Still Relevant Today

Author: 
Edward B. Fiske, Helen B. Ladd
Reviewer: 
Reitu Mabokela

Mabokela on Fiske and Ladd, 'Elusive Equity: Education Reform in Post-Apartheid South Africa'

Edward B. Fiske, Helen B. Ladd. Elusive Equity: Education Reform in Post-Apartheid South Africa. C.: Brookings Institute Press, 2004. 269 pp. $32.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8157-2840-5.

Reviewed by Reitu Mabokela (Department of Educational Administration, Michigan State University) Published on H-SAfrica (July, 2007)

The Pursuit of Educational Equity

Author: 
Lynnette A. Jackson
Reviewer: 
Clapperton Mavhunga

Mavhunga on Jackson, 'Surfacing Up: Psychiatry and Social Order in Colonial Zimbabwe, 1908-1968'

Lynnette A. Jackson. Surfacing Up: Psychiatry and Social Order in Colonial Zimbabwe, 1908-1968. Ithaca and London: Cornell University Press, 2005. xiii + 230 pp. $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8014-8940-2; $62.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8014-4310-7.

Reviewed by Clapperton Mavhunga (Department of History, University of Michigan and WISER (Wits Institute for Social and Economic Research) Research Associate) Published on H-SAfrica (July, 2007)

Author: 
Jeremy Silvester, Jan-Bart Gewald, eds.
Reviewer: 
Meredith McKittrick

McKittrick on Silvester and Gewald, 'Words Cannot Be Found: German Colonial Rule in Namibia: An Annotated Reprint of the 1918 Blue Book'

Jeremy Silvester, Jan-Bart Gewald, eds. Words Cannot Be Found: German Colonial Rule in Namibia: An Annotated Reprint of the 1918 Blue Book. Leiden: Brill, 2003. xxxvii + 366 pp. $49.00 (paper), ISBN 978-90-04-12981-8.

Reviewed by Meredith McKittrick (Department of History, Georgetown University) Published on H-SAfrica (July, 2007)

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)

Comprehensive Africa

Author: 
Hans M. Zell, ed.
Reviewer: 
Archie Dick

Dick on Zell, 'The African Studies Companion: A Guide to Information Sources'

Hans M. Zell, ed. The African Studies Companion: A Guide to Information Sources. Lochcarron: Hans Zell Publishing, 2006. xxx + 833 pp. $296.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-9541029-2-0.

Reviewed by Archie Dick (Department of Information Science, University of Pretoria) Published on H-SAfrica (June, 2007)

Studying African Studies

Author: 
Harri Englund
Reviewer: 
Steve Sharra

Sharra on Englund, 'Prisoners of Freedom: Human Rights and the African Poor'

Harri Englund. Prisoners of Freedom: Human Rights and the African Poor. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2006. xi + 247 pp. $21.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-520-24924-0.

Reviewed by Steve Sharra (Michigan State University) Published on H-SAfrica (June, 2007)

A Guest Who Brings Sharp Tweezers: Rights, Freedoms and Disempowerment in the New Malawi

Author: 
Gavin Lucas
Reviewer: 
Yvonne Brink

Brink on Lucas, 'An Archaeology of Colonial Identity: Power and Material Culture in the Dwars Valley, South Africa'

Gavin Lucas. An Archaeology of Colonial Identity: Power and Material Culture in the Dwars Valley, South Africa. New York: Kluwer Academic/Plenum, 2004. x + 223 pp. $125.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-306-48537-4; $39.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-306-48538-1.

Reviewed by Yvonne Brink (Department of Archaeology, University of Cape Town) Published on H-SAfrica (June, 2007)

Author: 
Gavin Lucas
Reviewer: 
Yvonne Brink

Brink on Lucas, 'An Archaeology of Colonial Identity: Power and Material Culture in the Dwars Valley, South Africa'

Gavin Lucas. An Archaeology of Colonial Identity: Power and Material Culture in the Dwars Valley, South Africa. New York: Kluwer Academic/Plenum, 2004. x + 223 pp. $125.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-306-48537-4; $39.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-306-48538-1.

Reviewed by Yvonne Brink (Department of Archaeology, University of Cape Town) Published on H-SAfrica (June, 2007)

Author: 
David L. Hostetter
Reviewer: 
Francis Nesbitt

Nesbitt on Hostetter, 'Movement Matters: American Antiapartheid Activism and the Rise of Multicultural Politics'

David L. Hostetter. Movement Matters: American Antiapartheid Activism and the Rise of Multicultural Politics. New York: Routledge, 2006. 214 pp. $70.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-415-97811-8.

Reviewed by Francis Nesbitt (Department of Africana Studies, San Diego State University) Published on H-SAfrica (June, 2007)

A "Postmodern" Interpretation of the Anti-Apartheid Movement

Author: 
Gavin Lucas
Reviewer: 
Yvonne Brink

Brink on Lucas, 'An Archaeology of Colonial Identity: Power and Material Culture in the Dwars Valley, South Africa'

Gavin Lucas. An Archaeology of Colonial Identity: Power and Material Culture in the Dwars Valley, South Africa. New York: Kluwer Academic/Plenum, 2004. x + 223 pp. $125.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-306-48537-4; $39.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-306-48538-1.

Reviewed by Yvonne Brink (Department of Archaeology, University of Cape Town) Published on H-SAfrica (June, 2007)

Author: 
Godefroid Manunga-Lukakisa
Reviewer: 
Paul Gundani

Gundani on Manunga-Lukakisa, 'Catholic Evangelization among the Ndebele of Zimbabwe'

Godefroid Manunga-Lukakisa. Catholic Evangelization among the Ndebele of Zimbabwe. Nettetal: Steyler Verlag, 2004. 267 pp. No price listed (cloth), ISBN 978-3-8050-0515-9.

Reviewed by Paul Gundani (Christian Spirituality, Church History and Missiology, University of South Africa) Published on H-SAfrica (May, 2007)

Author: 
Russel S. Viljoen
Reviewer: 
Kerry Ward

Ward on Viljoen, 'Jan Paerl: A Khoikhoi in Cape Colonial Society 1761-1851'

Russel S. Viljoen. Jan Paerl: A Khoikhoi in Cape Colonial Society 1761-1851. Edited by Leonard Blussé and Hendrik E. Niemeijer. Leiden: Brill, 2006. xviii + 213 pp. $99.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-90-04-15093-5.

Reviewed by Kerry Ward (Department of History, Rice University) Published on H-SAfrica (May, 2007)

Praising Unsung First Nation Heroes in a New South African National

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