TOC Alert: Historical Reflections (Vol. 44, Issue 1: History, Violence, and Stephen Pinker)

This issue of Historical Reflections marks the last under the editorship of senior editor Linda E. Mitchell. In it, Steven Pinker’s book, The Better Angels of Our Nature, is evaluated by the standards of professional historical scholarship.

New Issue TOC: French Politics, Culture & Society (Vol. 8, Issue 2)

The articles in this issue of French Politics, Culture & Society range from social distances and class hierarchies during the First World War to an examination of how “memory activists”—and particularly new anti-racist groups—mobilized the memory of slavery to address issues of community identity and resistance within the context of twenty-first-century republican

Reply: Seeking Film/Movie/Documentary Suggestions on Pre-Apartheid History in South Africa

Sadly, many of the films you find that cover this period are going to be from either white perspectives, or problematic from a racial sense.
The first that comes to mind are the multiple biopics about Cecil Rhodes, including "Rhodes of Africa" (1936) and the horrendously epic BBC mini series "Rhodes: The Life and Legend of Cecil Rhodes" (1996).


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