Reviews

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

Author: 
Marty Khan
Reviewer: 
Crain Soudien

Soudien on Khan, 'Access to Higher Education: Leadership Challenges in Florida and South Africa: A Qualitative Enquiry'

Marty Khan. Access to Higher Education: Leadership Challenges in Florida and South Africa: A Qualitative Enquiry. Lanham: University Press of America, 2005. xiv + 163 pp. $31.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-7618-3262-1.

Reviewed by Crain Soudien (School of Education, University of Cape Town) Published on H-SAfrica (May, 2007)

Author: 
S. S. Abdool Karim, Q. Abdool Karim
Reviewer: 
Marc Epprecht

Epprecht on Karim and Karim, 'HIV/AIDS in South Africa'

S. S. Abdool Karim, Q. Abdool Karim. HIV/AIDS in South Africa. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2005. 592 pp. $60.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-521-61629-4.

Reviewed by Marc Epprecht (Department of Global Development Studies, Queen's University, Kingston) Published on H-SAfrica (May, 2007)

Juggernaut

Author: 
Lisa Cliggett
Reviewer: 
Allison Goebel

Goebel on Cliggett, 'Grains from Grass: Aging, Gender, and Famine in Rural Africa'

Lisa Cliggett. Grains from Grass: Aging, Gender, and Famine in Rural Africa. Ithaca and London: Cornell University Press, 2005. xvii + 224 pp. $59.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8014-4366-4; $19.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8014-7283-1.

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

The Vulnerability of Space and Time

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

Author: 
Andreas Mehler, Henning Melber, Klaas van Walraven
Reviewer: 
Roger Pfister

Pfister on Mehler and Melber and van Walraven, 'Africa Yearbook 2005: Politics, Economy and Society South of the Sahara'

Andreas Mehler, Henning Melber, Klaas van Walraven. Africa Yearbook 2005: Politics, Economy and Society South of the Sahara. Leiden: Brill, 2005. 495 S. $55.00 (paper), ISBN 978-90-04-14462-0.

Reviewed by Roger Pfister (Centre for International and Comparative Politics, Stellenbosch University) Published on H-SAfrica (April, 2007)

Author: 
Colin Murray, Peter Sanders
Reviewer: 
Scott Rosenberg

Rosenberg on Murray and Sanders, 'Medicine Murder in Colonial Lesotho: The Anatomy of a Moral Crisis'

Colin Murray, Peter Sanders. Medicine Murder in Colonial Lesotho: The Anatomy of a Moral Crisis. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2005. 493 pp. $80.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7486-2284-9.

Reviewed by Scott Rosenberg (Department of History, Wittenberg University) Published on H-SAfrica (April, 2007)

A Colonial Crisis or Conspiracy?

Author: 
James Muzondidya
Reviewer: 
Elizabeth Schmidt

Schmidt on Muzondidya, 'Walking a Tightrope: Towards a Social History of the Coloured Community of Zimbabwe'

James Muzondidya. Walking a Tightrope: Towards a Social History of the Coloured Community of Zimbabwe. Trenton: Africa World Press, 2005. xviii + 323 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-59221-246-0.

Reviewed by Elizabeth Schmidt (Department of History, Loyola College in Maryland) Published on H-SAfrica (April, 2007)

Zimbabwe's Colored Community: An Historical Reassessment

Author: 
Peter R. Schmidt
Reviewer: 
Andrew Brodie Smith

Smith on Schmidt, 'Historical Archaeology in Africa: Representation, Social Memory, and Oral Traditions'

Peter R. Schmidt. Historical Archaeology in Africa: Representation, Social Memory, and Oral Traditions. Lanham: Altamira Press, 2006. xi + 316 pp. $88.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7591-0964-3; $34.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-7591-0965-0.

Reviewed by Andrew Brodie Smith (Department of Archaeology, University of Cape Town) Published on H-SAfrica (April, 2007)

Author: 
Ann Brower Stahl, ed.
Reviewer: 
David Morris

Morris on Stahl, 'African Archaeology: A Critical Introduction'

Ann Brower Stahl, ed. African Archaeology: A Critical Introduction. Oxford: Blackwell Publishers, 2005. xiv + 490 pp. $39.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4051-0156-1.

Reviewed by David Morris (Archaeology Department, McGregor Museum, Kimberley, South Africa) Published on H-SAfrica (March, 2007)

Author: 
Jessica Piombo, Lia Nijzink, eds.
Reviewer: 
Elaine Windrich

Windrich on Piombo and Nijzink, 'Electoral Politics in South Africa: Assessing the First Democratic Decade'

Jessica Piombo, Lia Nijzink, eds. Electoral Politics in South Africa: Assessing the First Democratic Decade. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2005. xi + 297 pp. $69.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4039-7123-4.

Reviewed by Elaine Windrich (Stanford University) Published on H-SAfrica (March, 2007)

How South Africa Votes

Author: 
Kirsten McKenzie
Reviewer: 
Kerry Ward

Ward on McKenzie, 'Scandal in the Colonies: Sydney and Cape Town 1820-1850'

Kirsten McKenzie. Scandal in the Colonies: Sydney and Cape Town 1820-1850. Melbourne: Melbourne University Press, 2004. xiii + 210 pp. $27.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-522-85075-8.

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

Making and Breaking Reputations in the British Empire

Author: 
Derek Attridge
Reviewer: 
Antonia Smith

Smith on Attridge, 'J. M. Coetzee and the Ethics of Reading: Literature in the Event'

Derek Attridge. J. M. Coetzee and the Ethics of Reading: Literature in the Event. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2004. xv + 225 pp. $19.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-226-03117-0; $47.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-226-03116-3.

Reviewed by Antonia Smith (Department of English, University of Alberta) Published on H-SAfrica (January, 2007)

A New Experiential Modernism

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