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  • Collection: Out of Print Books on Namibia

Der bereits von Krankheit gezeichnete Fritz Gaerdes hatte diese Ortchronik von Okahandja zusammengestellt und bezog sich auf damals vorhandene Quellen und auf die eigenen Erlebnissen in den vergangenen 50 Jahren. Zwei Memoranden zur Geschichte der…

Contents:

1. Einführung - Wilhem J.G. Möhlig

2 - Unmaking a Market: The Encapsulation of a Regional Trade Network: Northwest Namibia between the 1860s and 1950s. - Michael Bollig

3. Mit Kreuz, Gewehr und Handelskarre: Der Kavango 1903 im…

“Biographies of Namibian leaders of the nineteenth century are rare. We have indepth studies of Hendrik Witbooi, Samuel Maharero and Kahimemua for that period, but few comprehensive analyses of other leading figures. This book, a biography of the…

Contents:
pt. 1. Cape Coloured people
pt. 2. Coloured people in Namibia, 1921 until 2001, 80 years
pt. 3. Basters, 1865 until 2001.

"Farming has thus forcefully shaped human history over the past 11,000 years. But what of Namibia, where agriculture has only been practiced during the last thousand years or so? How has farming changed, and what sections of Namibian society are…

"Bush encroachment is defined as “the invasion and/or thickening of aggressive undesired woody species resulting in an imbalance of the grass:bush ratio, a decrease in biodiversity, and a decrease in carrying capacity”, causing severe economic…

This collection of papers was a very early contribution to English language Namibian historiography, covering issues such as Orlaam politics, Windhoek urban planning, Nama history, and the present political situation under South African Rule. The…

This document contains a short report of the Land Settlement Commission, 1935, describing such things as advances to settlers, borehole drilling and water supply, interest and debt, fencing, and the Angola Boers.

This document is reproduced from a facsimile reprint of the 1926 original. This report to the SWA administrator describes the state of affairs of land settlement, advances to settlers, and colonial farm improvements, as of 1926.

"The study examines the interaction of missionaries and clergymen with the colonial administration in South West Africa/Namibia under German rule (1884-1915). It seeks to put forward a new, more specific picture of members of religious societies…

This bulletin, reproduced from a facsimile reprint of the 1926 original, outlines the policies by which land settlement in the 1920s would take place. Descriptions of farming options, climate conditions, veld conditions, and pricing and size are…

"In the Footsteps of Mr. Andersson tells the story of the extraordinary relationship between Sweden and Namibia. It begins in the Middle of the nineteenth century when a Swedish explorer, adventurer, entrepreneur, and arms dealer drew the earliest…

"  Kenya Battalion in Namibia is a debut book of note by a retired Kenya Army officer. The book is ground-breaking because in the highly secretive military service in Kenya, rarely do we hear army officers tell about their exploits in the…

"This document survey brings into focus the principled and consistent support extended by India to the people of Namibia through their long and arduous struggle and describes the steps being taken through mutual agreements to further strengthen our…

"The first comprehensive study of the interaction between the European missionaries and Africans in precolonial Namibia focusses on the expansion of the colonial frontier.
Africans entered a new world of social relations where they faced the…

Beschreibung:
Hendrik Witbooi und Theodor Leutwein - das sind die zentralen Figuren auf Seiten der Nama und der Deutschen im Zeitraum 1884-1904. Sie kämpften gegeneinander und sie kämpften miteinander. Und sie hatten gegenseitigen Respekt…

"This case study evaluates the effectiveness of a research methodology which brings together local and outsie expertise to do research into an issue of local interest. The term 'participatory local research' is used to describe this approach. This…

"This dissertation is the product of, first, an exploration of the history of the concept of the Development University in Africa, and second, analysis of documents and a series of interviews in Namibia. The dissertation has the following goals: To…

This paper is made up of two papers. One on settlement in Botswana, and another titled "Settlement Patterns of Khoekhoe speaking Namibians." by Alan and Joy Barnard. This is largely discussion community arrangements, homestead construction, town…
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