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  • Bennett, B.S.; Bolaane, M.M. (African Studies Center, Boston University, 2010)
    The article is about the inter-war history of the Bechuanaland Protectorate, in which it was alleged that Tshekedi Khama, regent of the BaNgwato (1925-1949), was persecuting a small group of people for practicing Anglicanism, ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Chirikure, S.; Pwiti, G. (University of Chicago Press, 2008)
    Community archaeology has conferred an alternative dimension on conventional archaeology and heritage management, empowering previously powerless peoples, particularly the indigenous and local communities that have lost ...
  • 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, 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 ...
  • 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, ...
  • Makgala, C.J. (Routledge, http://www.informaworld.com/smpp/title~db=all~content=t713429127, 2009)
    Although economic, political, ethnic and religious factors have led to regionalisms and other divides, causing civil strife and civil wars in many countries, in Botswana the north-south divide existed for a long time merely ...
  • Makgala, C.J. (Routledge (Taylor and Francis group), http://www.routledge.com, 2009)
    Although economic, political, ethnic and religious factors have led to regionalisms and other divides, causing civil strife and civil wars in many countries, in Botswana the north south divide existed for a long time merely ...
  • 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 ...
  • Chebanne, A. (Routledge (Taylor and francis) www.routledge.com, 2010)
    The Khoisan people are one of the indigenous peoples of Southern Africa. Botswana has the greatest diversity of these autochthonous communities. As ethnic minorities, they are characterized in the main by small ...
  • Makgala, C.J. (Routledge (Taylor and francis) www.routledge.com, 2010)
    This article argues that the Kalahari desert region of the Kwena tribal reserve quietly slipped out of the imperial command from 1930–1950, at a time when British colonial authorities achieved territorial control of the ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...

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