Southern Africa Bibliography

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On April 27, 1994, a new era in the history of Southern Africa began when South Africa became a democratic country governed by Black majority rule. In the aftermath of these momentous changes, Scarecrow Press introduces the Southern Africa Bibliography. It is a select bibliography that lists the significant books and monographs on Angola, Botswana, Lesotho, Malawi, Namibia, Mozambique, South Africa, Swaziland, Zambia, and Zimbabwe published since 1945. Coverage of a broad range of subjects including: art, ...
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Overview

On April 27, 1994, a new era in the history of Southern Africa began when South Africa became a democratic country governed by Black majority rule. In the aftermath of these momentous changes, Scarecrow Press introduces the Southern Africa Bibliography. It is a select bibliography that lists the significant books and monographs on Angola, Botswana, Lesotho, Malawi, Namibia, Mozambique, South Africa, Swaziland, Zambia, and Zimbabwe published since 1945. Coverage of a broad range of subjects including: art, culture, economy, history, politics, religion, society, and important persons, places, events and movements. The work is arranged by subject and contains detailed author, title and subject indexes.
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Editorial Reviews

American Reference Books Annual (ARBA)
Readers new to the field of African studies will find the comprehensive summaries of extant bibliographies given in the introduction invaluable background...this bibliography is essential for reference collections in all types of libraries...
Against the Grain
...a timely addition to the reference literature [on Africa]...helps fill a real need.
Against The Grain
...a timely addition to the reference literature [on Africa]...helps fill a real need.
South Africa Journal Of Library and Information Science
outhern Africa Bibliography is highly recommended for its broad and specific subject coverage of the ten Southern African countries embraced in the volume. The bibliography will provide a perfect springboard for researchers from virtually any basic discipline...
African Affairs
The compilers are trusted veterans who come to this work trailing clouds of bibliographic glory...this work is easy to use...the authors have succeeded in their aim of making available in a single volume 'the principal post-1945 books on Southern Africa'.
African Research and Documentation
It would be difficult to think of more experienced and appropriate compilers of such a work than the Musikers...
South African Journal Of Library and Information Science
Reuben and Naomi Musiker, with their broad experience in bibliographic work, are both exceptionally well qualified to write an area bibliography such as this one...its comprehensiveness of coverage is unique...an immense bibliographic achievement...highly recommended for its broad and also specific coverage of the ten Southern African countries embraced in the volume...a perfect springboard for researchers...recommended for...all college and research libraries worldwide. Politico-historians of the African subcontinent especially should find the bibliography indispensible.
American Reference Books Annual
Readers new to the field of African studies will find the comprehensive summaries of extant bibliographies given in the introduction invaluable background...this bibliography is essential for reference collections in all types of libraries...
African Studies Review and Newsletter
...a very functional coverage of most of the individual countries, one especially useful for both the novice and the experienced scholar seeking a ready-reference guide to the core literature.
Booknews
Lists significant books on Angola, Botswana, Lesotho, Malawi, Namibia, Mozambique, South Africa, Swaziland, Zambia, and Zimbabwe published since 1945. Entries are organized by country and by subjects including art, culture, economy, history, politics, religion, society, and important persons, places, events, and movements. Includes title, author, and subject indexes. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780810831759
  • Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
  • Publication date: 10/28/1996
  • Series: Scarecrow Area Bibliographies Series , #11
  • Pages: 264
  • Product dimensions: 6.46 (w) x 8.62 (h) x 0.89 (d)

Meet the Author

Reuben Musiker is Emeritus Professor of Librarianship and Bibliography, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa. Naomi Musiker is a freelance bibliographer, indexer, and archivist with numerous publications to her credit.
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