Browsing Research articles (Dept of History) by Issue Date

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  • Morton, R.F. (Cambridge University Press http://www.jstor.org./stable/181722, 1985)
    During the South African War of I899-I902 the Kgatla people and their leader, Linchwe I, became deeply involved in fighting on Britain's side against the Boers, and the history of their campaign helps in many ways to explain ...
  • Parsons, N. (Research and Development Unit, University of Botswana, http://www.ub.bw, 1997)
    This article is about the way people of Tswana origin related with non Tswana speaking people and how they referred to them. It talks about how some of the non Tswana speaking people especially the Whites or Makgowa came ...
  • Mgadla, P.T. (Research and Development Unit, University of Botswana, 1997)
    This paper is about the introduction of western education by Missionaries in Africa. These European Missionaries left their homes for religius reasons, to convert the "heathens" to the christian religion. Convertion to ...
  • Morapedi, W.G. (Taylor & Francis, 1999)
    This article grapples with issues that have largely remained outside the realms of migrant labour studies in colonial Botswana: the positive input of migrant wages to agricultural production and the effects of migrant ...
  • Barei, G. (University of Botswana, Research and Development Unit/http://digital.lib.msu.edu/projects/africanjournals/browse.cfm?colid=12, 2000)
    This article focuses on three districts of Botswana, namely Central District, Ngwaketse District and Kgatleng District. It argues that as a result of the role played by the institution of chieftainship in elections, ...
  • Molefi, R.K.K. (University of Botswana, Research and Development Unit / http://digital.lib.msu.edu/projects/africanjournals/browse.cfm?colid=12, 2001)
    This paper examines the responses of colonial governments to outbreaks of bubonic plague in the interior, particularly that of the Bechuanaland Protectorate (Botswana) administration. Bubonic plague first reached Southern ...
  • Parsons, N. (University of Botswana, Research and Development Unit/http://digital.lib.msu.edu/projects/africanjournals/browse.cfm?colid=12, 2002)
    This article talks about how the body of El Negro was stolen from southern Africa and how it was kept as an exhibit in a museum in Spain. Two French taxidermists stole the body later known as El Negro from a grave beyond ...
  • Makgala, C.J. (Cambridge University Press, 2004)
    This essay examines, through taxation, the relationship between British colonial administrators, Tswana Dikgosi (chiefs) and their subjects in the Bechuanaland Protectorate from 1899 to 1957. It argues that since ...
  • Bolaane, M. (Wiley-Blackwell, 2004)
    The aim of this paper is to present a background discussion on the impact of game reserve policy on Bugakhwe, “River BaSarwa” (Bushmen/San people) in Eastern Ngamiland. The issues of local community ownership and its ...
  • Bolaane, M. (Blackwell Synergy; The definitive version is available at www.blackwell-synergy.com, August, 2004)
    The aim of this paper is to present a background discussion on the impact of game reserve policy on Bugakhwe, " River BaSarwa" (Bushmen/San people) in Eastern Ngamiland. The issues of local community ownership and its ...
  • Makgala, C.J. (Oxford university press/www.oup.com, 2005)
    This article assesses the weaknesses of opposition in Botswana through the case of Kenneth Koma, the influential President of the Botswana National Front (BNF) from 1977 to 2001. This is done by examining the perception that ...
  • Makgala, Christian John (Routledge (Taylor and Francis) http://www.routledge.com, 2006)
    This article is a modest sketch of the historical background to the phenomenon of xenophobia, with which policymakers in Botswana are grappling in the early twenty-first century. It is not, however, a historical treatise ...
  • Makgala, C.J. (Botswana Society / www.botsoc.org.bw, 2006)
    This article demonstrates that while Adolf Hitler's Nazis were busy persecuting Jews in Germany there was an attempt made by the colonial authorities in Botswana, South Africa and Britain to settle some Jewish refugees in ...
  • Morapedi, Wazha G. (Routledge (Taylor and Francis) http://www.routledge.com, 2006)
    This article analyses the colonial government’s intervention in crop production in Botswana through the ‘progressive farmer’ scheme, from 1946 to independence in 1966. Crop production was not a highly remunerative venture ...
  • Morapedi, W.G. (Routledge (Taylor and Francis) www.routledge.com, 2007)
    For the last two decades, Botswana has had a reputation as a ‘country of immigration’, based on the large-scale import of skilled expatriates from Africa, Asia, and the West. This policy has been accompanied by a general ...
  • Morapedi, W.G. (Routledge (Taylor and Francis) www.routledge.com, 2007)
    This article focuses mainly on the Tuli block and Ghanzi farming areas because they were and still are the most economically viable. The aim of this article is to draw a comparison between the labour situation in Ghanzi ...
  • Bolaane, Maitseo M.M. (Routledge (Taylor and Francis) http://www.routledge.com, 2007)
    The aim of this article is to examine the historical relationship between tsetse fly control, the cattle industry and game policy in northern Botswana. The article will locate the Botswana case in the context of contemporary ...
  • Segobye, A.K. (Routledge (Taylor and Francis) www.routledge.com, 2007)
    The colonial and postcolonial experiences of Africans reflect the myriad changes which African societies have undergone over the last few centuries. These include cultural, political and economic transformations mainly ...
  • Bolaane, M.M.M.; Kanduza, A.M. (Botswana Society, http://www.botsoc.org.bw, 2008)
    This discussion is a critical assessment of the role of cultural factors in promoting tourism in Botswana. From the 1990s, the Botswana Government’s policy on tourism focused on involving local community participation in ...
  • Makgala, C.J.; Botlhale, E. (Routledge (Taylor and francis), www.routledge.com, 2008)
    This account of tribal finances in Bechuanaland Protectorate under British colonial rule argues that while the treasury dispensation made the tribes responsible for their finances, it also brought about a new dynamic and ...

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