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New online Judeo-Arabic corpus

The Friedberg Genizah Project is pleased to announce the launching of a new website: The Friedberg Judeo-Arabic Corpus Website, freely accessible to all through, pending registration (if you already have a user name and a password for the Genizah website, you don't need to register again).

New Book on becoming a historian, including of South Africa

While I am reluctant to advertize my own book (despite the pressure of one's publicist), readers of H-Safrica may be interested in my memoir, due out next week: History Lessons:  A Memoir of Madness, Memory, and the Brain

Much of the book is a reflection on what it means to be historian and the nature of the historical imagination.

The link is:


Clifton Crais

Anti-Apartheid Movement history website

Forward to freedom: the history of the British Anti-Apartheid Movement, 1959–1994


Anti-Apartheid Movement history website

For over three decades the Anti-Apartheid Movement campaigned for a boycott of apartheid South Africa and support for all those struggling against it. Founded in 1959 as the Boycott Movement, the AAM grew into the biggest ever British pressure group on an international issue.