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"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…

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…

Despite being only a B.A. Honours Thesis, Brigitte Lau's work has stood up as a solid resource in Damara historiography and early Namibian history

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…

Originally Compiled by Annemarie Heywood and Brigitte Lau as a contribution to the History Conference 1-3 June 1993 sponsored by the Namibisch-Deutsche Stiftung fur kulturelle Zusammenarbeit, published privately.

The study Namibia in Jonker Afrikaner's Time is founded on the thesis of Brigitte Lau which was originally submitted to the University of Cape Town in 1982.

Conducted under the auspices of the Michael Scott Oral Research Project, Katutura residents conduct interviews and archival research into the Shooting in the Old Location of 10 December 1959, a crucial moment that helped birth the liberation…
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