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Title:New sources for South African history
Author:African Studies Association
Year:2014
Periodical:History in Africa (ISSN 1558-2744)
Volume:41
Pages:147-248
Language:English
Geographic term:South Africa
Subjects:history
historical sources
Zulu
civil registration
About person:Herman Max Gluckman (1911-1975)ISNI
Link:http://muse.jhu.edu/issue/30217
Abstract:Southern Africa has an abundance of source materials, but this evidential base does not mean that our ideas and impressions on Southern African history have reached broad consensus or even a generally accepted outline. The contributions to the section 'New Sources for South African History' illustrate the methodological challenges for those who work in this field. Contributions: A note on Gluckman's 1930s fieldwork in Natal (Bruce Kapferer); On burning one's bridge: the context of Gluckman's Zulu fieldwork: with the previously unpublished chapter 'the research siyuation' (1946) (Robert J. Gordon); A critical analysis of James Stuart's 'A history of the Zulu Rebellion 1906' (Paul S. Thompson); Visual impersonation: population registration, reference books and Identification in the Eastern Cape, 1950s-1960s (Lorena Rizzo). Bibliogr., notes, ref., sum. in English and French. [ASC Leiden abstract]
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