Archive for July, 2010

via ABC online The Victorian Government has introduced legislation into Parliament that could take native title resolution out of the Federal Court. The framework would allow Indigenous groups to settle with the Government out of court, if they drop current native title claims and agree not to lodge future claims. The government says it could […]

M. Mulaudzi, M. H. Schoeman and S. Chirikure, ‘Continuing Conversations at the Frontier’ South African Historical Journal 62, 2 (2010), pp. 219 – 228 Abstract Researchers involved or interested in the 500 Year Initiative (FYI) gathered at the University of Cape Town in June 2008 to explore how different disciplines engaged in historical studies may […]

Shelona Klatzow, ‘Interaction between Hunter-Gatherers and Bantu-Speaking Farmers in the Eastern Free State: A Case Study from De Hoop Cave’, South African Historical Journal 62, 2 2010, pp. 229 – 251 Abstract De Hoop is a large cave, located on the western slopes of the Platberg mountain, in the eastern Free State. The excavated archaeological […]

Alexis Celeste Bunten, ‘More like Ourselves: Indigenous Capitalism through Tourism’, The American Indian Quarterly 34, 3 2010, pp. 285-311. In lieu of an abstract, here is a preview of the article. In the most remote and beautiful parts of the world where much of the world’s rural Indigenous populations still live, sustainable tourism is presented […]

Zuma’s new policy. But is it a type of indirect rule?

Harry C. Merritta, ‘The colony of the colonized: the Duchy of Courland’s Tobago colony and contemporary Latvian national identity’, Nationalities Papers 38, 4 (2010). Abstract This paper examines the legacy of the Duchy of Courland’s overseas colony of Tobago as it relates to present-day Latvian national identity using the ethno-symbolist approach of Anthony D. Smith […]

Elleke Boehmer and Stephen Morton (eds.), Terror and the Postcolonial: A Concise Companion (Wiley-Blackwell 2009) Table of Contents: Introduction: Terror and the Postcolonial (Elleke Boehmer and Stephen Morton, University of Oxford and University of Southampton). Part I: Theories of Colonial and Postcolonial Terror: 1. The Colony: Its Guilty Secret and Its Accursed Share (Achille Mbembe, […]

Fernanda Peñaloza, ‘On Skulls, Orgies, Virgins and the Making of Patagonia as a National Territory: Francisco Pascasio Moreno’s Representations of Indigenous Tribes’, Bulletin of Hispanic Studies 87, 4 (2010,), pp. 455-472 Abstract/Resumen: This paper focuses on the anxiety of possession that underlies the anthropological inquisitiveness of the nineteenth-century Argentine explorer Francisco Pascasio Moreno. Moreno’s Viaje […]

Nancy Hagedorn, ‘Atlantic History and the Reconceptualization of European-Native Relations in the Colonial Northeast’, H-Net Review, 2010. Evan Haefeli, Kevin Sweeney. Captors and Captives: The 1704 French and Indian Raid on Deerfield. Native Americans of the Northeast: Culture, History, and the Contemporary Series. Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press, 2003. Illustrations, maps. xv + 376 pp. […]