The Bushman Myth: The Making of a Namibian Underclass

The Bushman Myth The Making of a Namibian Underclass The revised updated version of this book includes an analysis of the sweeping political changes in South Africa since its original publcation in Other new material covers theoretical issues and

  • Title: The Bushman Myth: The Making of a Namibian Underclass
  • Author: Robert J. Gordon Stuart Sholto-douglas
  • ISBN: 9780813335810
  • Page: 228
  • Format: Paperback
  • The revised, updated version of this book includes an analysis of the sweeping political changes in South Africa since its original publcation in 1992 Other new material covers theoretical issues and contemporary developments in scholarship, including a reconsideration of the film The Gods Must Be Crazy a discussion of expos ethnography and its attendant politiThe revised, updated version of this book includes an analysis of the sweeping political changes in South Africa since its original publcation in 1992 Other new material covers theoretical issues and contemporary developments in scholarship, including a reconsideration of the film The Gods Must Be Crazy a discussion of expos ethnography and its attendant political moral positioning and an examination of the political situation in Namibia, with a close study of the near collapse of the Nyae Nyae Development Foundation.

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    2. Robert Gordon delivers a poignantly pivotal work on the so-called Bushmen of Southern Africa. With the skillful investigation of archival sources, court cases, military , white settler , missionary, academic and government records, Gordon produces a penetrating account of how these people of South Africa have been decimated. Gordon has the distinct advantage of being a Namibian (southern Namibia). Having been horrified by what he saw in 1980 at Tsumkwe, Gordon tries to reconcile the myth of the [...]

    3. The Bushman Myth is a history of the 20th century struggles facing the groups of people collectively referred to as Bushmen. It is an important if not highly readable account of a sordid outcome of the Scramble for Africa.Although Bushmen had gradually been pushed to more remote areas of Sub-Saharan Africa by Bantu pastoralists over a period of 1500 years, the colonization of South-West Africa very swiftly nearly annihilated the remaining Bushmen in Botswana and Namibia. This account details the [...]

    4. This book is a balanced thesis on the idea of Bushman; addressing both what various outside groups think about them, and what they think about themselves. The politics from the German-annexed state of Namibia, Bechuanaland Protectorate (before it became the country of Botswana), and the Republic of South Africa, definitely influenced the population number, relocation of, and protection of, "traditional homeland." Something I was really surprised to find is that, even among the so-called "bushmen [...]

    5. A lot of solid information on the development of racial relations with native peoples and South Africa and Namibia.

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