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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…

Edited reproduction of Witbooi's diary, with documents from the National Archives of Namibia. Featuring a forward in English by Gustav Voigts

"The author of the present record, Charles John Andersson, is not unknown among students of Namibian history, or Africana book collectors. He was born in Vanersborg (Sweden) to a Swedish mother (Kajsa Andersdotter) and an English father (Llewellyn…

"The present text documents a year's copper mining activity in Namaland, SWA/Namibia. The year is 1857 and the country ruled by groups of chiefs, the mine is called Matchless, the company exploiting the mine is the Walfisch Bay Mining Company, and…

"Mission operations often found themselves in an ambiguous situation during a war of colonial conquest. On the one hand, the missionaries wanted to protect the people among whom they were working and keep the door open for the preaching of the…

National parks have been established in the Third World throughout the last century without consulting local people. Usually management plans of these areas fail to include the local residents. International agreements have been made in the past…

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…

"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…

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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 book covers the entire period of German colonial rule inwhat is today Namibia. Using previously unpublished Germangovernment documents, Drechsler covers not only officialgovernment policy but also an analysis of missionaries andtraders who…

Sprache und Geschichte in Afrika. Volume 7, no. 1 (1986): 329-349.

When the early European settlers and travellers in South Africa looked for traces of the religion of the indigenous peoples they did not find any temples or altars or religious services. They only observed how the Khoekhoen (whom they called…

"Shortly after the ecstatic victory celebration in Windhoek came the first bad news. Hendrik Witbooi had by no means fled precipitately with his warriors, but had gathered them together, and secretly followed the withdrawing Germans. He succeeded in…

"The long over-due representation of the Nama in Namibian museums formed the primary motivation to develop this exhibition as part of a larger exhibition titled "Hunter-gatherers & Nomads in Sand and Ice Deserts", which was made available on loan to…

Documents resistance to the German conquest by the Herero and Nama peoples; the South African take-over under the League of Nations mandate; land, labour and community resistance from 1920-1960; the emergence of Nationalist organisations; appeals to…

Essays: Jakob Morengo and Namibian History Responses to German Rule in Namibia: The Enigma of the Khowesin The Namibian War of Anti-Colonial Resistance, 1904-1907

In a controversial article from the 1930s, Epstein seeks to provide and agricultural and ecological history of the Nama of Southern Namibia, with emphasis on livestock.

Former archivist at the National Archives of Namibia, Brigitte Lau provides the reader with a groundbreaking social, political, and economic history of Namaland in the early to mid 19th century, with particular emphasis on Oorlam migrations, Kommando…
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