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Josie Mpama Palmer

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While African National Congress narratives dominate much of the scholarship on South Africa’s freedom struggle, Josie Mpama/Palmer’s political life offers a different perspective. Highly critical of the patriarchal attitudes that hindered black women from actively participating in politics, Mpama/Palmer was an outspoken advocate for women’s social equality and encouraged black women to become more involved in national conversations. The first black woman to join the Communist Party of South Africa and an antiapartheid activist, Josie Mpama/Palmer remained involved in critical issues all her life, especially protests against Bantu Education and other forms of racial and sexist discrimination. She was an integral figure in establishing the Federation of South African Women, an organization open to women of all races. Mpama/Palmer’s activism and political legacy would become an inspiring example for women in South Africa and around the world to get up and get moving.

Historical Dictionary of Women in Sub Saharan Africa

Author : Kathleen E. Sheldon
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This vast dictionary launches the new series, Historical Dictionaries of Women in the World, and fills a huge gap in the literature, as there previously has not been any comprehensive reference work on African women. This dictionary includes over 660 entries on notable women in history, politics, religion, the arts, and other sectors; on events particularly associated with women; on women's organizations and publications; and on a range of topics that are important to women in general or that have a special importance for African women, including marriage, fertility, market women, goddesses, and much more. Entries include cross-referencing information that facilitates readers' ability to find related information. The book also includes an introductory essay and a chronology on African women's history, as well as an extensive bibliography divided into sub-sections on different historical eras and subjects. Access to finding specific information is further aided by a country index. A wide range of users will find this reference extremely valuable, including researchers in African or women's history, high school and university students, and people involved with African policy and development issues such as diplomats or aid workers.

Historical Dictionary of Women in Sub Saharan Africa

Author : Kathleen Sheldon
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This second edition of Historical Dictionary of Women in Sub-Saharan Africa contains a chronology, an introduction, appendixes, and a bibliography. The dictionary section has over 700 cross-referenced entries on individual African women in history, politics, religion, and the arts; on important events, organizations, and publications.

Women Marching Into the 21st Century

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You strike a woman, you strike a rock. On the 44th anniversary of the women's defiance campaign, this book pays tribute to the many women who have shaped the hsitory of South Africa.

The African Communist

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Collected Seminar Papers on the Societies of Southern Africa in the 19th and 20th Centuries

Author : University of London. Institute of Commonwealth Studies
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Against the Tide

Author : Joshua N. Lazerson
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Memory Against Forgetting

Author : Rusty Bernstein
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Memory against forgetting is Rusty Berstein's personal memoir of a life in South African resistance politics from the late 1930s to the 1960s.

Sechaba

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South African Communists Speak

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Moses Kotane South African Revolutionary

Author : Brian Bunting
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The Societies of Southern Africa in the 19th and 20th Centuries

Author : Institute of Commonwealth studies (Londres)
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A People s History of South Africa Working life 1886 1940

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South Africa s Radical Tradition 1943 1964

Author : Allison Drew
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Traces the relationship between socialist currents and the national liberation movement from the 1940s to the 1960s. This documentary history presents varied approaches to the national question, the agrarian question, the armed struggle and the building of political alliances.

Town and Countryside in the Transvaal

Author : Belinda Bozzoli
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The Oxford Encyclopedia of Women in World History

Author : Bonnie G. Smith
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The Encyclopedia of Women in World History captures the experiences of women throughout world history in a comprehensive, 4-volume work. Although there has been extensive research on women in history by region, no text or reference work has comprehensively covered the role women have played throughout world history.The past thirty years have seen an explosion of research and effort to present the experiences and contributions of women not only in the Western world but across the globe. Historians have investigated womens daily lives in virtually every region and have researched the leadership roles women have filled across time and region. They have found and demonstrated that there is virtually no historical, social, or demographic change in which women have not been involved and by which their lives have not been affected. The Oxford Encyclopedia of Women in World History benefits greatly from these efforts and experiences, and illuminates how women worldwide have influenced and been influenced by these historical, social, and demographic changes.The Encyclopedia contains over 1,250 signed articles arranged in an A-Z format for ease of use. The entries cover six main areas: biographies; geography and history; comparative culture and society, including adoption, abortion, performing arts; organizations and movements, such as the Egyptian Uprising, and the Paris Commune; womens and gender studies; and topics in world history that include slave trade, globalization, and disease. With its rich and insightful entries by leading scholars and experts, this reference work is sure to be a valued, go-to resource for scholars, college and high school students, and general readers alike.

Boycotts Buses and Passes

Author : Pamela E. Brooks
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A comparative history of the liberation struggles of black women in two countries.

Malibongwe

Author : Gertrude Ntiti Shope
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The Making of an African Communist

Author : Robert R. Edgar
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The book is a short biography covering part of Mofutsanyana's eventful life, a period of turbulence within the Communist Party of South Africa, of which Mofutsanyana was at one point General Secretary. Edgar bases his account on extensive archival work both in South Africa as well as in Russia, and has some notable interview material. Robert Edgar is Professor of African Studies at Howard University in Washington, D.C. He has written primarily on twentieth-century Southern African political and religious history. Among his works are African Apocalypse; the story of Nontetha Nkwenkwe, a Twentieth Century South African Prophet (with Hilary Sapire) and An African American in South Africa: the travel notes of Ralph J. Bunche, 1937.

South Africa s Radical Tradition 1907 1950

Author : Allison Drew
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Traces the origins and development of socialism in South Africa until 1950.