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  • Struggles in Southern Africa for Survival and Equalityby H. J. Simons

    Palgrave Macmillan 1997; US$ 163.00

    A fascinating account which discusses the indigenous peoples at the Cape at the time of the Dutch colonisers' arrival through to the years of apartheid. This includes the colonial conquest of Zambia expanding upon the role played by venture capital and the demands of manufacturing capitalism in the colonisation of large parts of Africa. The place of... more...

  • Race, Memory and the Apartheid Archiveby Garth Stevens; Norman Duncan; Derek Hook

    Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 105.00

    Race, Memory and the Apartheid Archive: Towards a Transformative Psychosocial Praxis draws on a psychosocial approach that is uniquely suited to the socio-historical and psychical analysis of racism. The book relies mainly on the memories, stories and narratives of ordinary people living in apartheid South Africa. more...

  • Nation, Society and Culture in North Africaby James McDougall

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 73.95

    The essays in this volume explore the complexities of the relationship between states, social groups and individuals in contemporary North Africa, as expressed through the politics, culture and history of nationhood. From Morocco to Libya, from bankers to refugees, from colonialism to globalisation, a range of individual studies examines how North... more...

  • A Commonwealth of Knowledgeby Saul Dubow

    OUP Oxford 2006; US$ 204.99

    This is the first full study of the relationship of knowledge to national identity formation in modern South Africa. It explores how the cultivation of knowledge served to support white political ascendancy and claims to nationhood. Elegantly written and wide ranging, the book addresses major themes in both South African and comparative imperial historiography. more...

  • The Boers in East Africa: Ethnicity and Identityby Brian du Toit

    ABC-CLIO 1998; US$ 86.00

    The end of the Anglo-Boer War in May 1902 left the Boers (Afrikaners) defeated and bitter in a ravaged land. Poverty and disillusionment spurred many to leave the post-war British-administered South Africa. This book studies one group of emigres who trekked northward to German East Africa and British East Africa. The author relies heavily on primary... more...