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A social history of the Bakwena and peoples of the Kalahari of southern Africa, 19th century

by Gary Y. Okihiro

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Published by Edwin Mellen Press in Lewiston, N.Y .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Molepolole (Botswana),
  • Kalahari Desert
    • Subjects:
    • Kwena (African people) -- Kinship.,
    • Kwena (African people) -- Genealogy.,
    • Kwena (African people) -- History -- 19th century.,
    • Molepolole (Botswana) -- Genealogy.,
    • Molepolole (Botswana) -- History -- 19th century.,
    • Kalahari Desert -- Genealogy.,
    • Kalahari Desert -- History -- 19th century.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 162-208) and index.

      StatementGary Y. Okihiro.
      SeriesAfrican studies ;, v. 52, African studies (Lewiston, N.Y.) ;, v. 52.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDT2458.K84 O37 2000
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 210 p. :
      Number of Pages210
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL51475M
      ISBN 100773478396
      LC Control Number99057090

      This essay provides a summary of the most important historical events and processes relating to the peoples of southern Africa. The essay also explains the social and political context of the sub-continent from the Stone Age through to the mid-nineteenth century, . Members of the Bakwena, a chieftaincy under a legendary leader named Kgabo II, made their way into the southern Kalahari by AD , at the latest, and his people drove the Bakgalagadi inhabitants west into the desert. Over the years, several offshoots of the Bakwena moved into adjoining territories.

      The Bakgatla, Bakwena, Barolong and Bangwaketse come from the southern regions around Gaborone, Kanye and Molepolole. The Batawana, who broke away from the Bangwato, settled further north around the southern edges of the Okavango. The Babirwa come from the Tuli Block. The Batswapong come from the eastern regions around Selebi Phikwe. The TV serial was tagged as a popular romantic drama that had thrown some important insight into the historical aspect of the industrial revolution of the 19th century in England. History has long since been regarded as a very important document of a country’s inheritance of its cultural values, people and its socio-political and economical.

      Proto-Khoe languages had a long history of separate development in East Africa before their arrival in the northern Kalahari approximately 2, years ago. 26 They propose that an early Proto-Khoe-Kwadi population originating in East Africa colonized southern Africa as small-stock forager-pastoralists almost a millennium before the arrival of. Perspectives on southern Africa’s past in the eras before the establishment of European colonial rule have been heavily shaped by political conflicts rooted in South Africa’s history as a society of colonial settlement. The archive of available evidence—archaeological finds, recorded oral materials, and colonial documents—together with the concepts used to give them meaning are.


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Social History of the Bakwena and Peoples of the Kalahari of Southern Africa, 19th Century. Author These are particularly interesting does an excellent job in Chapters of analyzing the interface between the Bakwena, Kalahari peoples, and immigrants with respect to local structures and processes that have an impact on their social Pages:   : A Social History of the Bakwena and Peoples of the Kalahari of Southern Africa, 19th Century (African Studies) (): Okihiro, Gary Y.: BooksCited by: 5.

A Social History of the Bakwena and Peoples of the Kalahari of Southern Africa, 19th Century [Okihiro] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. This volume is a pre-colonial economic history drawn from field research that benefits from the debates within southern African history arising from the literatures of dependency.

Social history of the Bakwena and peoples of the Kalahari of southern Africa, 19th century. Lewiston, N.Y.: Edwin Mellen Press, © (OCoLC) Online version: Okihiro, Gary Y., Social history of the Bakwena and peoples of the Kalahari of southern Africa, 19th century.

Lewiston, N.Y.: Edwin Mellen Press, © (OCoLC) He has published several books in American and African history, including Cane Fires: The Anti-Japanese Movement in Hawaii, ; Margins and Mainstreams: Asians in American History and Culture; and A Social History of the Bakwena and Peoples of the Kalahari of Southern Africa, 19th Century.

He is a past president of the Association for. A Social History of the Bakwena & Peoples of the Kalahari of Southern Africa, 19th Century (New York: The Edwin Mellen Press).

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In the Rustenburg area, they built the Molokwane type, named after a well-known settlement (also called Selonskraal) west of Rustenburg. In the late 19th century, Molokwane was the capital of the Modimosana Mmatau BaKwena, and housed up to 20 people.

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The island nation of Madagascar is excluded because of. The history of external colonisation of Africa can be divided into two stages: Classical antiquity and European colonialism. In popular parlance, discussions of colonialism in Africa usually focus on the European conquests that resulted in the scramble for Africa after the Berlin Conference in the 19th century.

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Okihiro is the originator of "social formation theory," which he defines as the forms and processes. "San" is a collective name for Khoisan-speaking nations in Southern Africa.

Also sometimes referred to as Bushmen or Basarwa, their gene pattern dates back s years, making them direct descendants of the world's first humans. The San live in areas of Botswana, Namibia, South Africa, Angola, Zambia, Zimbabwe and Lesotho.

In some areas. In southern Africa these people were the ancestors of the San (or Bushmen). San rock art has a well-earned reputation for aesthetic appeal and symbolic complexity. David Lewis-Williams and his team have been able to unravel this complexity, at least in outline, through the careful use of some 13 pages of text recorded in the late 19th.

Bantu-speaking peoples. The Bantu-speaking peoples—the Tswana, the Kgalagadi, and the Herero—are relative newcomers to the Kalahari. In the late 18th century the Tswana spread west from the Limpopo basin into the northern and eastern Kalahari; the Kgalagadi moved north and west into the southern and western Kalahari; and the Herero refugees from the German-Herero conflict of.

By the end of the 19th century, San people were believed to be virtually extinct in South Africa. But beyond the reach of Boer guns, in the German colony of South-West Africa and in the British protectorate of Bechuanaland, San peoples survived and even thrived, and it is in contemporary Namibia and Botswana that most of today’s San live.

Book Description: The idea that the period of social turbulence in the nineteenth century was a consequence of the emergence of the powerful Zulu kingdom under Shaka has been written about extensively as a central episode of southern African history.

Botswana’s founding father, Sir Seretse Khama is often quoted saying “a people without a past, is a people without a soul.” If his words are anything to go by, then one could say Bakwena tribes from Southern Africa are in the right track in retracing their roots to establish where they originated and to attempt to unify the scattered Bakwena tribes, who are found in four countries in the.

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