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Title:Tributes to Terence Ranger
Editors:Alexander, JocelynISNI
McGregor, JoAnnISNI
Periodical:Journal of Southern African Studies (ISSN 1465-3893)
City of publisher:Abingdon
Publisher:Routledge: ill
Geographic terms:Great Britain
African studies
in memoriams (form)
About person:Terence Osborn Ranger (1929-2015)ISNI
External link:https://www.tandfonline.com/toc/cjss20/41/5
Abstract:Since Terry Ranger's death on 3 January 2015 in Oxford, there has been an outpouring of memorials and tributes to one of the founding fathers of African history. Writers and friends have celebrated Terry's scholarship and extraordinary productivity, his political activism, and his intellectual and personal generosity. Terry was chairman of the Journal of Southern African studies' Editorial Board between 1979 and 1994. In this issue, the journal publishes tributes from members of the current Editorial and Advisory Boards. Contributions: Tributes to Terence Ranger: introduction (Jocelyn Alexander, JoAnn McGregor); Terence Ranger: African historian and activist (John McCracken); Terence Ranger at the University of Cape Town (Patrick Harries); Terence Ranger as Rhodes Professor of race relations, University of Oxford (William Beinart); Doing Zimbabwean history with Terence Ranger: a personal note (Gerald Chikozho Mazarire); Terence Ranger's return to the University of Zimbabwe in the late 1990s (Brian Raftopoulos); A memorial from a sparring partner? (Richard Werbner); A reflection on epistemology and ideas about the spirit in Terence Ranger's work (Diana Jeater). [ASC Leiden abstract]