History & Biography

Documents

  1. “Give us your trousers” – Neil Parsons

Biography

Books

1998       King Khama, Emperor Joe, and the Great White Queen: Victorian Britain through African EyesChicago: University of Chicago Press, 1998. xviii+322 pp. (ISBN 0-226-64744-7 Cloth; 0-226-64745-5 Paper). Reviews include

  • Booklist (American Library Association), 1 Jan. 1998 

  • Robert Taylor in Boston Globe, Jan. 1998 (reprinted in Johannesburg Star, 27 Jan.1998, 'Tonight' supplement, p.6)

  • Piers Brendon Wednesday's Book' in The Independent(London), 25 March 1998

  • Ashley Jackson 'Chiefs on parade' in Journal of African History, vol. 40, no.1, 1999

  • Terence Ranger in Journal of Southern African Studies(London), vol. 24 (1998), vol.24, no.3, Sept. 1998, pp.588-589

  • Rupert Christiansen in Spectator(London), 24 Jan.1998

  • Charles Nicholl in Sunday Times(London), 1 March 1998, part 8 ('Books' supplement), pp.1-2

  • Andrew Porter in Times Literary Supplement(London), 3 April 1998, p.40.

1995       with Thomas Tlou & Willie Henderson, Seretse Khama, 1921-1980(Gaborone: Botswana Society, & Braamfontein, Johannesburg: Macmillan Boleswa, 1995). 467 pp. Reviews:

* Gail M. Gerhart in Foreign Affairs, July/ August 1996

* Ashley Jackson in Journal of Southern African Studies, vol.23, no.4, Dec.1997, pp.680-682.

1992-93A New History of Southern Africa, Second Edition (Basingstoke: Macmillan Press & New York: Holmes & Meier) vi+346pp (ISBN 0-333-57010 UK Paper). Review:

* Ken Smith in South African Historical Journal, no.31, 1994, pp.262-272 ('What history for which students')

1988       co-editor with Michael Crowder, Monarch of All I Survey: Bechuanaland Diaries 1929-37 by Sir Charles Rey (Gaborone: the Botswana Society; London: James Currey, & New York: Lilian Barber Press, 1988) xxxvii+282pp (ISBN 99912-60-00-5 Botswana Cloth; 0-85255-016-2 UK Cloth). Reviewed by

* A.H.M. Kirk-Greene inAfrican Affairs, vol.88, no.352, 1989, pp.449-450

* Terence Ranger in Journal of African History

* John Comaroff 'Bourgeois biography and colonial historiography' in Journal of Southern African Studies, vol.16, no.3, Sept. 1990, pp.550-562

* Kevin Shillington in Southern African Review of Books, No.66, 1990, 

1988       Atlas: General editor, Social Studies Atlas for Botswana(Gaborone: Botswana Society; & Stockholm: Esselte Map Services/ Liber Kartor AB) 48 pp (ISBN 99912-60-11-X Paper & ISBN 0-86925-951-2 Paper). Reprinted 3 times.

1987       co-editor with R.K. Hitchcock & J.V. Taylor, Research for Development in Botswana: Proceedings of a Symposium (Gaborone: Botswana Society, 1987) xii+453pp. (ISBN 99912-60-02-1 Paper)

1982       A New History of Southern Africa(Basingstoke & Manzini: Macmillan Education; New York: Holmes & Meier, 1983; & Harare: College Press, 1985) vi+330pp. Reviews:

* P.S. Thompson in International Journal of African Historical Studies, vol.18, 1985, pp.759-762 * Shula Marks inJournal of African History, vol.26, no.4,1985, pp.417-418

1977       co-editor with Robin Palmer, The Roots of Rural Poverty in Central and Southern Africa (London: Heinemann Educational Books; Berkeley: University of California Press, 1977; & London: James Currey, 1988) 430pp (ISBN 0-85255-046-4 Currey Paper). Reviews:

* Victor Machingaidze in African Affairs, vol.77, 1978, pp.425-427

* Gwyn Prins 'The end of the beginning in African history' in Historical Journal, (Cambridge)

* John McCracken 'Rethinking rural poverty 'in Journal of African History, vol.19, no.4, pp.611-615

* Terence Ranger 'Growing from the roots: reflections on peasant research' in Journal of Southern African Studies, vol.5.no.1. pp.99-133 

African History 

Prehistory

2008        Book chapter: 'Reicher, ärme: Historische Überlegungen zum östlichen und südlichen Afrika', im James A. Robinson & Klaus Wiegandt (eds.), Die Usrprünge der modernen Welt: Geshiste im wissenschaftlichen VergleichFrankfurt am Main: Fischer Taschenbuch Verlag, 2008, pp.638-677 [for English original see above under A. Documents Previously Unpublished]

2008        Book chapter: 'South Africa in Africa more than five hundred years ago: some questions" in A. Swanepoel, A. Esterhuysen & P. Bonner., eds.Five Hundred Years Rediscovered: Southern African Precedents and Prospects (Johannesburg: Witwatersrand Press, 2008), chapter 3 pp.41-54.

2002       Book chapter: with Alinah K. Segobye, ‘Missing persons and stolen bodies: the repatriation of El Negro to Botswana’, pp. 245-255 in Cressida Fforde, Jane Hubert & Paul Turnbull, eds. The Dead and their Possessions: Reparations in Principle, Policy and Practice (London: Routledge)

1999       Medieval Africa(Manzini: Macmillan Boleswa & Braamfontein, Johannesburg: Macmillan South Africa ‘How We Lived’ series). 24pp.

1997       Booklet: with Lisa Kinnear, Jagters,Herders en Landbouers(Manzini: Macmillan Boleswa & Braamfontein, Johannesburg: Macmillan South Africa 'How We Lived' Series). 24pp.

1996a     Booklet: with Lisa Kinnear, Hunters, Herders and Farmers(Manzini: Macmillan Boleswa & Braamfontein, Johannesburg: Macmillan South Africa 'How We Lived' Series). 24pp.

1996       Seminar paper: 'Unscrambling Botswana's prehistory' University of Botswana, Department of History seminar, Sept. 

1995       Book chapter:'The time of troubles: [introduction to] Difaqane in the interior’ pp.301-306 in Carolyn Hamilton (ed.) The Mfecane Aftermath: towards a New Paradigm in South African History (Johannesburg: Witwatersrand University Press & Pietermaritzburg: University of Natal Press; London: James Currey & Berkeley: University of California Press)

1995       Book chapter:‘Prelude to Difaqanein the interior of South Africa, c.1600-c.1820' pp.323-349 in Carolyn Hamilton (ed.) The Mfecane Aftermath: towards a New Paradigm in South African History (Johannesburg: Witwatersrand University Press & Pietermaritzburg: University of Natal Press; London: James Currey & Berkeley: University of California Press)

1975       'Preliminary investigation of iron smelting furnaces at Namalombo, Lusaka Rural District' ArchaeologiaZambiana, an Occasional Newsletter of Zambian Archaeology(Livingstone), no.17, Oct., pp.13-15.

 

History[abbreviated & selective listing pre-2005]

2012       Book chapter: 'Notes on the history of the Korana and their relationship with Batlhaping' in Sunet Swanepoel (ed.), Resistance in the Northern Cape in the Nineteenth Century: History and CommemorationKimberley: McGregor Museum, 2012, pp. 45-69

2003        Book chapter:‘No longer rare birds in London: Zulu, Ndebele, Gaza, and Swazi envoys to England, 1882-1894’, pp.110-141 in Gretchen Gerzina, ed. Black Victorians/ Black Victoriana (New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press) 

B3. Biography

2018       Book chapter:Mohl chapter in Illuminating Lives

2017       Periodical article: Corey in SAQB

2012       Periodical article:BNR SERETSE. Article.

2012       'Biography as history/ history as biography, to be published in Mary Lederer, ed. Botswana Biographies (Pentagon Publishers, Gaborone). Book chapter.

2009        Book chapter: with Alinah K. Segobye, ‘From Banyoles to Botswana: the return of a Bushman to Africa' pp.391-98 in Witnesses to History: Documents and Writings on the Return of Cultural ObjectsParis: UNESCO 

2004       Encyclopaedia entry:‘Seretse Khama', entry in Colin Matthew, Brian Harrison & Lawrence Goldman (eds.) (NewOxford) Dictionary of National Biography(Oxford University Press), vol.31, pp.506-507

2004       Encyclopaedia entry:‘Sidney Shippard', entry in Colin Matthew, Brian Harrison & Lawrence Goldman (eds.) (NewOxford) Dictionary of National Biography (Oxford University Press), vol.50, pp.379-380

2003       Book chapter:‘No longer rare birds in London: Zulu, Ndebele, Gaza, and Swazi envoys to England, 1882-1894’, pp.110-141 in Gretchen Gerzina, ed. Black Victorians/ Black Victoriana (New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press)

1999       Book chapter:‘"Clicko": Franz Taaibosch, South African Bushman entertainer in Britain, France, Cuba, and the United States, 1908-1940', pp.203-227 in Bernth Lindfors (ed.) Africans on Stage: Studies in Ethnological Show Business (Bloomington: Indiana University Press)

1994b     Book chapter:‘The impact of Seretse Khama on British public opinion’ pp.195-219 in David Killingray (ed.) Africans in Britain(London: Frank Cass, 1994).

1992a     Encyclopaedia entries: with Jack Parson on ‘Seretse Khama’ & with J.D. Holm on ‘Quett Ketumile Johnny Masire’ in Harvey Glickman (ed.), Political Leaders of Contemporary Africa South of the Sahara: a Biographical Dictionary(Westport: Greenwood Press), pp.118-24 & 146-50

1992b     Book chapter:'Colonel Rey and the colonial rulers of Botswana: mercenary and missionary traditions in administration, 1884-1955', pp.197-215 in Jacob F. Ade Ajayi & John D.Y. Peel (eds.) People and Empires in African History: Essays in Memory of Michael Crowder (London & New York: Longman)

1990c     Book chapter:'Seretse Khama and the Bangwato succession crisis' pp.73-95 in Jack D. Parson (ed.)Succession to High Office in Botswana: Three Case Studies (Athens, Ohio: Ohio University Center for International Studies Monographs)

1998b     Book chapter:New introduction to Project Gutenberg edition of Sol Plaatje, Native Life in South Africa(New York: The Crisis, 1921 edn.) <http://www.gutenberg.org>

2002b     Periodical article:  ‘F.Z.S. Peregrino (1851-1919): an early pan-Africanist [Profile]', Tinabantu, Journal of African National Affairs, vol.1, no.1, 104-115

1993b     Periodical article:‘The impact of Seretse Khama on British public opinion’ Immigrants & Minorities(London), vol.12, no. 3 (Nov.1993), pp.195-219.

1988       Periodical article: 'Frantz or Klikko, the wild dancing Bushman: a case study in Khoisan stereotyping', Botswana Notes and Records(Gaborone), vol. 20, pp. 71-76

1975       Periodical article: 'Khama and Co. and the Jousse Trouble, 1910-16', Journal of African History(London), vol.16, no.3, pp.383-408

1974a     Periodical article: 'Shots for a black republic? Simon Ratshosa and Botswana nationalism', African Affairs(London), vol.73, no.293, pp.449-58

 

B4. BOTSWANA

2009c      Book chapter:with Glorious Bongani Gumbo. “Constitutional Framework and Self-Government” in P.T. Mgadla & B.T. Mokopakgosi, (eds.) Forty Years On: Essays in Celebration of Forty Years of Botswana’s Independence, 1966-2006. (Gaborone: Department of Information Services) pp 107-112.

2009d      Book chapter:with W.G. Morapedi, 'Shippard and the Kopong Conference' in P.T. Mgadla & B.T. Mokopakgosi, (eds.) Forty Years On: Essays in Celebration of Botswana’s Forty Years of Independence, 1966-2006. (Gaborone: Department of Information Services) pp. 63-65

2007        Book chapter:'A Historian's View of Bessie Head's Bewitched Crossroads' in Mary Susan Lederer & Seatholo Tumedi (eds.) Writing Bessie Head from Botswana, Gaborone: Pentagon Press, ISBN 99912-434-1-0, pp.

2000       'Botswana', revisions & additions to my 1993 entries in Encyclopaedia Britannica Olympic Electronic Edition: <http://www.britannica.com>

1998a     Book chapter: with Jeff Ramsay, 'The emergence of party politics in Botswana', pp.134-150 in Wayne Edge & M. Lekorwe (eds.) Politics in Botswana(Pretoria: Van Schaik, 1998).

1994a     Book chapter: ‘Introduction: Botswana in the 21st century—tigers and zebras’ pp.1-7 in Janet Hermans & Doreen Nteta (eds.) Botswana in the 21st Century(Gaborone: Botswana Society, 1994).

1990a     Book chapter: with Andrew Murray, 'The modern economic history of Botswana' pp.159-199 in Z.A. Konczacki, Jane L. Parpart & Timothy M. Shaw (eds.) Studies in the Economic History of Southern Africa, Volume I: the Front-Line States(London & Savage, Maryland: Frank Cass)

1990c     Book chapter:'Seretse Khama and the Bangwato succession crisis' pp.73-95 in Jack D. Parson (ed.)Succession to High Office in Botswana: Three Case Studies (Athens, Ohio: Ohio University Center for International Studies Monographs)

1985       Book chapter: The evolution of modern Botswana: historical revisions', pp. 26-39 in Louis A. Picard (ed.) The Evolution of Modern Botswana: Politics and Rural Development in Southern Africa(Lincoln, Nebraska: University of Nebraska Press, & London: Rex Collings)

1977b     Book chapter: 'The Economic History of Khama's Country in Botswana, pp.113-43 in Robin Palmer & Neil Parsons (eds.) The Roots of Rural Poverty in Central and Southern Africa(London: Heinemann Educational Books; Berkeley: University of California Press; & London: James Currey, 1988)

1993a     'Botswana: an end to exceptionality?', Round Table(London), no.325, pp.73-82.

 

B5. EDUCATION & DEVELOPMENT

1987       Consultancy report: compiler, The Research Sector in Botswana: A Survey(Gaborone: Royal Norwegian Embassy/ NORAD Office, & Oslo; Royal Norwegian Ministry for Development Cooperation) 120pp.

1986       Consultancy report: compiler, Working Harder for Botswana: Report of the National Seminar on Productivity (Gaborone: Ministry of Finance & Development Planning) 75pp.

1983       Consultancy report: compiler, Report on the Botswana Brigades 1965-83(Gaborone: National Institute for Research) 96pp.

 

B6. BIBLIOGRAPHIES

2007       compiler,The Botswana Society Index to Publications, 1969-2000 at www.botsoc.org.bw

1996       compiler,University of Botswana Faculty of Humanities Research and Publications Profile No.1: 1995-96(Gaborone). 32pp.

1991       with R.K. Hitchcock, The Botswana Society Index to Publications 1969-1989(Gaborone: Botswana Society) 72pp

1983       A Consolidated Checklist of Theses and Dissertations on Botswana(Gaborone: National Institute for Research) 472 entries, 82pp

1982       with D.L. Kgathi, The Brigade Movement in Botswana: an Annotated Bibliography(Gaborone: National Institute for Research)

1976       The High Commission Territories, 1909-1964[Bibliography] Kwaluseni: Swaziland Libraries Publication No.3.

 

UNSORTED UNDER ABOVE CATEGORIES

B2. African History

               Prehistory

2002       Book chapter:with Alinah K. Segobye, ‘Missing persons and stolen bodies: the repatriation of El Negro to Botswana’, pp. 245-255 in Cressida Fforde, Jane Hubert & Paul Turnbull, eds. The Dead and their Possessions: Reparations in Principle, Policy and Practice (London: Routledge)

2002a     Periodical article: 'El Negro and the Hottentot Venus: issues of repatriation [Introduction]' Pula: Botswana Journal of African Studies,special issue on ‘El Negro & the Hottentot Venus’, vol.16, no.1, pp.2-4

2002b     Periodical article: 'One body playing many parts—le Betjouana, el Negro, and il Bosquimano' Pula: Botswana Journal of African Studies, special issue on ‘El Negro & the Hottentot Venus’, vol.16, no.1, pp.19-29

1975       Periodical article: 'Preliminary investigation of iron smelting furnaces at Namalombo, Lusaka Rural District' Archaeologia Zambiana, an Occasional Newsletter of Zambian Archaeology(Livingstone), no.17, Oct., pp.13-15.

 

               History

2009     Periodical article: 'Some southern African entry points into global history' Journal for Interdisciplinary Research in Southern Africa, vol.5, no.1, July 2009, pp.1-8

1999       Periodical article: 'Not quite all quiet on the north west frontier: Khama's Bangwato and the Waterberg commando', South African Historical Journal, no.41, pp.44-55

1997       Periodical article: 'Makgowa, Mahalatseela, and Maburu: early traders and travellers before c.1820' Pula, Botswana Journal of African Studies, vol.11, no.1, pp. 30-42

1996a     Periodical article: ‘Imperial history in the Ukay—the ‘South Africa 1895-1921: Test of Empire’ Conference at Oxford, March 1996', South African Historical Journal(Pretoria), no.34 (June 1996), pp.211-22

1996b     Periodical article: 'Khama and Jameson: new light on how the raid was lost’, New Contree(Mafikeng), no.40 (Nov.1996), pp.120-129

1992       ‘Southern Africa in the 20th century', pp.220-221 in Richard Millbank (ed.) Guinness Encyclopedia of World History(London: Guinness Publishing)

1981       Introduction & chapters, pp.13-17 & 24-39 (Book 1)& 1-6 (Book 2)in Ngwabi Bhebe & Leonard Ngcongco (eds.), Junior Certificate History of Southern Africa, (London: Heinemann Educational)

B3 Biography

1973b     Periodical article: editor, 'Khama's own account of himself' Botswana Notes and Records, vol.4, pp.137-46

1971       Periodical article: 'The image of Khama the Great—1868 to 1970' Botswana Notes and Records, vol.3, pp.40-58

 

B4 Botswana

2008     Periodical article: 'The Pipeline: Botswana's reception of refugees 1956-1968', Social Dynamics: A Journal of African Studies, vol. 34, March 2008, no.1., 2008. pp.17-32

2006a     Periodical article:'Unravelling history and cultural heritage in Botswana' Journal of Southern African Studies, vol.32, no.4, Dec. 2006, pp.667-82

2006b     Periodical article: with James Robinson, 'State, society and governance in Botswana', Journal of African Economies(Oxford), vol.15 (African Economic Research Consortium supplement), pp.100-140

2002       Periodical article:‘African studies in Botswana' Australasian Review of African Studies, vol. 24, no.1, June 2002, 89-92

2001       Periodical article: 'HIV/AIDS: lessons from Botswana [Introduction]' Pula: Botswana Journal of African Studies, vol. 15, no.1, pp.2-4

2000       Encyclopaedia entry: 'Botswana', revisions & additions to my 1993 entries in Encyclopaedia Britannica Olympic Electronic Edition: <http://www.britannica.com>

1998a     Book chapter:with Jeff Ramsay, 'The emergence of party politics in Botswana', pp.134-150 in Wayne Edge & M. Lekorwe (eds.) Politics in Botswana(Pretoria: Van Schaik, 1998).

1994a     ‘Introduction: Botswana in the 21st century—tigers and zebras’ pp.1-7 in Janet Hermans & Doreen Nteta (eds.) Botswana in the 21st Century(Gaborone: Botswana Society, 1994).

1993a     ‘Botswana' in Encyclopaedia Britannica, 15th Edition (Chicago), vol. 27B, pp.881-886

1993b     Periodical article: 'Botswana: an end to exceptionality?', Round Table(London), no.325, pp.73-82.

1990a     with Andrew Murray, 'The modern economic history of Botswana' pp.159-199 in Z.A. Konczacki, Jane L. Parpart & Timothy M. Shaw (eds.) Studies in the Economic History of Southern Africa, Volume I: the Front-Line States(London & Savage, Maryland: Frank Cass)

1990b     Contribution to Introduction, pp 1-31 in Jack D. Parson (ed.)Succession to High Office in Botswana: Three Case Studies (Athens, Ohio: Ohio University Center for International Studies Monographs)

1988       ‘The Central District: the Bangwato crisis 1948-1956',pp. 123-33 in Fred Morton & Jeff Ramsay (eds.) The Birth of Botswana: a History of the Bechuanaland Protectorate from 1910 to 1966 (Gaborone: Longman Botswana)

1985       The evolution of modern Botswana: historical revisions', pp. 26-39 in Louis A. Picard (ed.) The Evolution of Modern Botswana: Politics and Rural Development in Southern Africa(Lincoln, Nebraska: University of Nebraska Press, & London: Rex Collings)

1977b     'The Economic History of Khama's Country in Botswana, pp.113-43 in Robin Palmer & Neil Parsons (eds.) The Roots of Rural Poverty in Central and Southern Africa(London: Heinemann Educational Books; Berkeley: University of California Press; & London: James Currey, 1988)

1974       Periodical article: 'The economic history of Khama's country in southern Africa', African Social Research(Lusaka), no.18, pp.643-73

1973       Periodical article: 'On the origins of the BamaNgwato' Botswana Notes and Records, vol.5, pp.82-103. 

[Reviewed by B.P. Shaw, 'State Formation, Nation Building, and the Tswana of Southern Africa' Pittsburgh, Penn.: Duquesne University, M.A. dissertation, 1975]

 

B5 Education & Development

2000       Periodical article: ‘The Botswana brigades: Botswana’s experience of education for employment, 1965-1989’ Southern African Review of Education/ Journal of the Foundation for Education with Production, vol.6, no.2, pp.77-85

2001       Periodical article: ‘The Botswana brigades: Botswana’s experience of education for employment, 1965-1989’ Southern African Review of Education/ Journal of the Foundation for Education with Production, vol.6, no.2, 77-85

1996       Periodical article: ‘Threat or promise? Integrated social studies—for and against’ Motlhasedi Education and Development Forum (Mmabatho), vol.15 no.1 (April-May 1996), pp.45-48.

1994       Periodical article: 'Ivory towers and sparkling waters: history textbooks’ Southern African Review of Books, vol.6 no.1 (issue 29), Jan.-Feb. 1994, pp.24-26.

1991       Periodical article: '25 Years of education with production: Botswana brigades and education for employment' Motlhasedi Education and Development Forum (Mmabatho), vol.10 no.1 (Dec 1991), pp.24-28.

1989       Book chapter: 'The Botswana brigades: experiences in education for employment, 1965-89', pp.247-59 in Education and Employment in Southern Africa: Defusing the Time-Bomb?(Gaborone: International Foundation for Education with Production)

1988       Book chapter: 'The need for research into production-related education', pp. 231-39 in Michael M.Sefali (ed.) Southern Africa Research for Development(Roma, Lesotho: Institute of Southern African Studies)

1987a     Book chapter: with Robert K. Hitchcock, 'Introduction', pp.vii-x in Robert K. Hitchcock, Neil Parsons & John Taylor, (eds.) Research for Development in Botswana: Proceedings of a Symposium (Gaborone: Botswana Society).

1987b     Book chapter: with Robert Hitchcock, 'Research for Development in Botswana: a Bibliography' (Appendix) pp.437-51 in Robert K. Hitchcock, Neil Parsons & John Taylor (eds.), Research for Development in Botswana: Proceedings of a Symposium(Gaborone: Botswana Society). 

1977       Book chapter: (with Robin Palmer) 'The roots of rural poverty: historical background, pp. 1-32 in Robin Palmer & Neil Parsons (eds.)The Roots of Rural Poverty in Central and Southern Africa (London: Heinemann Educational Books; Berkeley: University of California Press; & London: James Currey, 1988)

B6 Bibliographies

1997       Bibliography:with Geoffrey Barei et al. 'A checklist and subject index of history and archaeology dissertations and research essays submitted at the University of Botswana, 1976-1998' Pula, Botswana Journal of African Studies(Gaborone), vol.11, no.2, pp.161-171

1971       Bibliography:'University theses and dissertations on Botswana in the humanities and social sciences' Botswana Notes and Records, vol.3, pp.277-80

 

 

ARTICLES IN REFEREED JOURNALS PUBLISHED

 

ARTICLES IN OTHER REFEREED PERIODICALS PUBLISHED

2012 Encyclopaedia entries:

2011

2010

2009    'Botswana' entry in 2009 Britannica Book of the Year. Chicago Encyclopaedia Britannica, 2009 pp.375-76

2008    'Botswana' entry in 2008 Britannica Book of the Year. Chicago Encyclopaedia Britannica, 2008 pp.375-76

2007       'Botswana', entry in 2007BritannicaBook of the Year Chicago:Encyclopaedia Britannica, pp.369-70.

2006       'Botswana', entry in 2006BritannicaBook of the Year Chicago:Encyclopaedia Britannica, p.372

2005a     'Botswana', entry in 2005BritannicaBook of the Year Chicago:Encyclopaedia Britannica, pp.37-73. ISBN 1-59339-100-5

2005b     'Botswana' entry in Encyclopaedia Britannica 2003-04 Year in Review, pp.372-73. ISSN 1538-4691

2004a     'Botswana', entry in 2004BritannicaBook of the Year Chicago:Encyclopaedia Britannica, pp.371-372. ISBN 1-59339-100-5. ISBN 0068-1156

2004b     'Botswana' entry in Encyclopaedia Britannica 2002-03 Year in Review, pp.371-372. ISSN 1538-4691

2003       'Botswana', entry in 2003BritannicaBook of the Year Chicago:Encyclopaedia Britannica, pp.405-406

2002       'Botswana', entry in 2002BritannicaBook of the Year Chicago:Encyclopaedia Britannica, p.397

2001       'Botswana', entry in 2001 Britannica Book of the Year (ChicagoEncyclopaedia Britannica), pp.401-402

2000b     'Botswana', entry in 2000 Britannica Book of the Year (ChicagoEncyclopaedia Britannica), p.392

 

INDEXES & BIBLIOGRAPHIES IN REFEREED JOURNALS & PERIODICALS PUBLISHED

 

ARTICLES IN UNREFEREED PERIODICALS PUBLISHED

1998       Periodical article: 'Victorian triumph of an African chief' History Today(London), April, pp.25-30 

1996a     Periodical article: ‘On the Jameson Road’, Southern African Review of Books(Cape Town), vol.8, no.1 (issue 41) Jan.-Feb. 1996, pp.6-7.

 

PUBLISHED PROCEEDINGS

1997:      Book chapter: 'Khama and Jameson: new light on how the raid was lost', pp. 165-171 & 172-173 (discussion) in Rae Simkins (ed.), The Jameson Raid and Beyond: Proceedings of a Symposium Held at the Brenthurst Library Johannesburg(Johannesburg: Brenthurst Library)

1990:      Book chapter: ‘The idea of democracy and the emergence of an educated elite in Botswana, 1931-1960' in Chris Allen & Christopher Fyfe (eds.) Botswana Politics, Culture and Education(Edinburgh: University of Edinburgh, Centre of African Studies), pp.177-97

1991       Periodical article: 'The Serowe Kgotla riot of 1952: popular opposition to Tshekedi Khama and colonial rule in Botswana', Societies of Southern Africa in the 19th and 20th Centuries(London: Institute of Commonwealth Studies), vol.16, pp.24-36

1987a     Book chapter:'Paper 1: Before the Flood: Research on Botswana up to 1970', pp.14-28 in in Robert K. Hitchcock, Neil Parsons & John V. Taylor (eds.), Research for Development in Botswana: Proceedings of a Symposium (Gaborone: Botswana Society). 

1987b     Book chapter:with James Denbow & David Kiyaga-Mulindwa, 'Paper 12: Historical and Archaeological Research in Botswana', pp.244-52 in Robert K. Hitchcock, Neil Parsons & John V. Taylor (eds.), Research for Development in Botswana: Proceedings of a Symposium(Gaborone: Botswana Society). 

1987c     Book chapter:with Robert Hitchcock, 'Paper 19: Libraries and Research Facilities Relating to Botswana', pp.427-31 in Robert K. Hitchcock, Neil Parsons & John V. Taylor (eds.), Research for Development in Botswana: Proceedings of a Symposium (Gaborone: Botswana Society). 

1987d     Book chapter:with Robert Hitchcock, 'Paper 20: Legislation Relating to Research in Botswana', pp.432-36 in Robert K. Hitchcock, Neil Parsons & John V. Taylor (eds.),Research for Development in Botswana: Proceedings of a Symposium (Gaborone: Botswana Society). 

1984       Book chapter:‘Education and development in pre-colonial and colonial Botswana to 1965',pp. 21-45 in Michael Crowder (ed.) Education for Development in Botswana(Gaborone: Macmillan Boleswa for the Botswana Society, & Basingstoke: Macmillan International)

1981       Book chapter:'Settlement in east-central Botswana, c1800-1920', pp.115-28 in Renee Hitchcock & Mary Smith (eds.), Settlement in Botswana: the Historical Development of a Human Landscape(Gaborone: Botswana Society & Marshalltown SA: Heinemann)

1971       Periodical article: 'Independency and Ethiopianism among the Tswana in the late 19th and early 20th centuries' Societies of Southern Africa in the 19th and 20th Centuries(London: Institute of Commonwealth Studies), vol.1, pp.56-71

 

BOOK & FILM REVIEWSPUBLISHED

2006a     Book review:'The White Tide' by David Sinclair & Alfred Musson; in Botswana Notes and Records, vol. 38, in press

2006b     Book review:'Under the Shadow of the Rock' by Alan Seager, in Botswana Notes and Records, vol. 38, in press

2005       Book review:'Colonialism and Economic Change in Swaziland, 1940–1960' by Hamilton Sipho Simelane in Journal of African History, vol.6, no.3, pp.548-49'

2004a     Book review:'Environment, Power, and Injustice: A South African History'byNancy Jacobs in Kleio: A Journal of Historical Studies from Africa, vol.36, 2004, pp.208-210

2004b     Book review:'Africa's Discovery of Europe 1450-1850.' by David Northrup, in South African Historical Journal, no.51, 2004, pp.267-269

2003       Book review:'Envisioning the Worst: Representations of "Hottentots" in Early Modern England' by Linda E. Merians, H-SAfrica H-Net Reviews, August 2003 <http://www.h-net.msu.edu/reviews/showrev.cgi?path=38601065338727>

2002       Book review:'The Great Treks: The Transformation of Southern Africa, 1815-1854' by Norman Etherington, in South African Historical Journal, no.46, pp.308-312

2001a     Book review:'Botswana 1939-1945: An African Country at War' by A. Jackson, inJournal of Imperial and Commonwealth History, vol.29, no.1, pp.171-173

1999a     Book review:'When the Sleeping Grass Awakens: Land and Power in Swaziland' by D. Levin, in Times Higher Education Supplement (London), No. 1380, April 16, p.25

1999b     Book review:'Etcetera, Etcetera: Events, Issues, Places and People of Botswana' by Sandy Grant, in Botswana Notes and Records, vol. 31, pp.185-186

1999c     Book review:'Ditswa Mmung: The Archaeology of Botswana' ed. Paul Lane, Andrew Reid & Alinah Segobye, inPula: Botswana Journal of African Studies, vol.13, nos.1 & 2, 141-42

1997a     Book review:'Historical Dictionary of Botswana, Third Edition' by R.F. Morton, J. Ramsay & B. Morton, in Botswana Notes and Records(Gaborone), vol.29, pp.150-52 

1997b     Book review:'Journey to the Vanished City: The Search for a Lost Tribe of Israel' by Tudor Parfitt, in Pula: Botswana Journal of African Studies, vol.11, no.2, pp.191-93

1994       Book review:School design & technology textbooks, in AEA Newsletter(Jeppestown, Johannesburg: Art Educators Association), no.4, 1994, p.20. 

1993a     Book review:'A Little God: the Twilight of Patriarchy in a Southern African Chiefdom' by D. Wylie, in African Affairs(London), vol.92, no.367 (April) pp.304-45 

1993b     Book review:'The Kalahari Environment' by D.S.G. Thomas & P. Shaw, in African Affairs, vol.92, no.368 (July) pp. 470-71.

1993c     Book review:'A Land Filled with Flies' by E. Wilmsen, in Journal of Southern African Studies, vol.19 no.3 (Sept.) pp.524-25.

1989       Book review:'Prophets with Honour' ed. by R. Edgar, in Journal of African History(London), vol.30, no.3, pp.359-60

1987       Book review:'Colonisation of the Southern Tswana' by K. Shillington, in Journal of African History, vol.28, no.3, pp.314-15

1986       Book review:‘Rhodes, the Tswana, and the British' by P. Maylam, in Journal of African History, vol.27, no.1, pp. 186-87

1985a     Book review:Black Politics in South Africa' by Tom Lodge, in History Today(London),vol.35, no.3 (March),pp.58-59

1985b     Book review:Sol Plaatje' by B.Willan, in Times Literary Supplement(London), no.4301 (16 Sept),p.965

1982a     Book review:'African Aristocracy' by H. Kuper, 'Transformations on the Highveld' by W.F.Lye & C.Murray, 'The Development of a Labor Reserve' by D. Massey, & 'Symposium on Drought in Botswana' ed. by M. Hinchey, in International Journal of African Historical Studies(Boston), vol.15, no.3. pp. 513-514

1982b     Book review:'Mind in the Heart of Darkness: Value and Self-Identity among the Tswana of Southern Africa' by H. Alverson, in International Journal of African Historical Studies, vol.15, no.4, pp.756-759 

1979a     Book review:'Historical Dictionary of Lesotho' by G. Haliburton, 'Historical Dictionary of Swaziland' by J.J. Grotpeter, & 'Historical Dictionary of the Republic of Botswana' by R.P. Stevens, in Journal of African History, vol.20, no.1, pp.146-147

1979b     Book review:'The Idea of God among the Sotho-Tswana' by G.Setiloane & 'History of Northern Botswana 1850 to 1910' by J.M. Chirenje, in Journal of African History, vol.20, no.3, pp.297-299

1977       Book review:'The Other Livingstone' by Judith Listowel, in African Social Research(Lusaka), no.24, pp.345-46

1976a     Book review:'History in Africa' edited by David Henige, in African Social Research, no.22, pp.178-79

1976b     Book review:'David Livingstone: South African Papers 1849-1853' ed. by I.Schapera & 'Papers of John Mackenzie' ed. A.J. Dachs, in Journal of African History, vol.15, no.3, pp.493-495

1975       Book review:'Report from Swaneng Hill' by Patrick van Rensburg, inAfrican Social Research, no.20, pp.820-22

1974a     Book review:'Sol Plaatje's Mafeking Diary' ed. John Comaroff, in African Social Research, no.17, pp.599-601

1974b     Book review:'Southern Africa in Perspective' ed. Christian Potholm & Richard Dale, inAfrican Social Research, no.18, pp.692-96

1974c     Book review:'Botswana, a Short Political History' by A. Sillery, in Journal of African History, vol.15, no.3, pp.493-495

1973       Book review:'Botswana Lesotho Swaziland Guide to Official Publications 1868-1968' by Mildred Grimes & 'Emerging Nationalism in Portuguese Africa' by R.H.Chilcote, in African Social Research, no.15, pp.395-97

1972       Book review:'Tribal Innovators: Tswana Chiefs and Social Change 1795-1940' by I. Schapera, in Transafrican Journal of History(Nairobi), vol.2, no.2, pp.144-147

 

SELECT JOURNALISM PUBLISHED

1999       Periodical article: 'Khama, Sebele, and Bathoen: three chiefs who saved Botswana', Marung, the In-Flight Journal of Air Botswana (Gaborone), March, pp.12-17

1998       Periodical article: 'King Khama's plea to Victoria', Financial Times(London), Sat. 24 Jan, Weekend FT p.iv

1995       Periodical article: 'In Jameson's wake: crossing the border is now a doddle', Sunday Independent(Johannesburg), 31 Dec., p.2 

1990       Periodical article: 'Phinehas McIntosh (obituary)', The Independent(London), Fri 7 Dec., p.14

1985       Periodical article::'Botswana police centenary 1885-1985' Mmegi wa Dikgang (Serowe & Gaborone), vol.2, no.1, 17 Aug. 1985, pp. 5 & 7

 

INTERNET WEB-SITE PUBLICATIONS

2007       Internet: 'Bibliography & Guide to Sources on Botswana' at <www.thuto.org/ubh/bw/botbib.htm>, revised edition 

2002       Internet: with Bongani Glorious Gumbo,'Bechuanaland Colonial Administrators, c.1884-c.1965 by place, date, name, and title' (University of Botswana History Department web-site, Colonial Administration Pages) <http://www.thuto.org/ubh/bw/colad/coloff.htm>'

1999       Internet: 'Botswana History Pages', 15 web-pages incl. Archaeology, Economy, Literature, Tourism etc. (total 495k): now at <http://www.thuto.com/ubh/history/bhpindex>

                

              SEMINAR & CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS

200XX     Leiden

200XX     Midtown Ohio

 

2011        Birkbeck

2012        JSAS

2011        Seminar paper:'Notes on the history of the Korana and their relationship with the Batlhaping' Conference on Resisting Colonialism on the Northern Cape Frontier 1850-1900, McGregor memorial Mseum, Kimberley, Thurs. 15 sept. 2011.

2008a     Seminar paper:'Notes on Korana history' Five Hundred Year Initiative Conference, University of Cape Town, Tues 17 June  2008

2008b     Seminar paper:with P.T. Mgadla '19th century Mission Stations in Botswana' Five Hundred Year Initiative Conference, University of Cape Town, Tues 17 June  2008

2008e     Seminar paper:'Swazi envoys to Queen Victoria' Swaziland National History Conference, Manzini, September 2008, in absentia

2007a     Seminar paper:'Continuity and discontinuity in African history since 73,000 BC: a southern African perspective' Paper delivered at Colloquium on 'Emergence of the Modern World Comparative History and Science', held at the European Academy, Otzenhausen, Germany, Fri 30 March-Weds 4 April 2007

2007b      Seminar paper:Notes on Sotho-Tswana and Nguni origins: trying to fill some of the historical holes in Huffman' paper for 'Identity in Formation--the Last 500 Years' conference, University of Witwatersrand, 26-27 May 2007

2005       Seminar paper:'The Pipeline: Botswana's reception of refugees 1956-1968' Paper delivered at Bi-annual Meeting of the Southern African Historical Society, University of Cape Town, June 26-29. 11pp

2003a      Seminar paper:‘Southern African envoys in London, 1882-1895: contrasts and reconsiderations’ Workshop on Cultural transactions, colonial relations, national formations: Africa and Europe, University of Washington, Seattle, 7 Feb. 2003

2003b     Seminar paper:‘Who was Franz Taibosh? Khoesan identity and the Khoesan individual in 19th and 20th century South Africa’ University of California, Berkeley, African Studies center seminar, 12 March 2003

2003d     Seminar paper:‘“Give us your trousers!”: the role of women in the murderous Serowe Kgotla riot, Bechuanaland Protectorate, 1952’ Stanford University, African Studies Seminar, 1 May 2003

2003f      Seminar paper:‘Agency in history: the life and times of Clicko the dancing Bushman’ University of Leiden, African Studies Centre seminar, Thurs.  23 Oct. 2003

2003g     Seminar paper:Before their time: Wilson Jabavu and Doris Willoughby’ 46th African Studies Association meeting, session on interracial sex, love & marriage in colonial southern Africa, Boston, Mass., Thurs. 30 Oct. 2003

2003i      Seminar paper:with James A. Robinson, ‘State, society and governance in Botswana’ African Economic Research Conference, Nairobi, delivered in absentiaby James A. Robinson (University of California, Berkeley), 23 Nov. 2003

2002a     Seminar paper:Poverty in Botswana: what went wrong?' conference paper at Regional Workshop on Poverty Reduction in Southern Africa, University of Swaziland, at Mbabane, 25-28 Feb. 2002

2002b     Seminar paper: 'On being a textbook writer' Centre for Continuing Education/ UNESCO/ Longman Textbook Writing Workshop, Gaborone Sun Hotel, 24 April 2002

2002c     Seminar paper: 'Unravelling history and creating heritage in Botswana' South African Historical Association bi-annual meeting at Rand Afrikaans University, Johannesburg, 24-26 June 2002

2002e     Seminar paper:'Truth and myth in the post-colonial African experience of historical studies: introductory presentation', South African Department of Education & South African History Project History Consultative Conference, Diocesan College, Rondebosch, Cape Town, 2-5 Oct. 2002

2002f      Seminar paper:'The Colonial Service in Bechuanaland, 1884-1966: a historiographical survey' Conference on Botswana Colonial Service, University of London Institute of Commonwealth Studies, 10. 2002

2001a     Seminar paper:'Interconnectedness between Commonwealth countries in Botswana's past', conference address at Association of Commonwealth Universities Benchmarking Workshop, Gaborone Sun Hotel, 27 August 2001

2001b     Seminar paper:‘The repatriation of 'El Negro' of Banyoles to Botswana, 2000: a preliminary report', University of Botswana Department of History workshop on the Repatriation of ‘El Negro’, 24 May

2001c     Seminar paper:‘Who was Franz Taibosh? Explorations in Korana (!Kora) and Khoesan history’ South African Historical Society conference, University of North West, Mafikeng, 8-11 July 

2001d     Seminar paper:‘Further notes on ‘Le Betchouana’ and the Verreaux brothers’, McGregor Memorial Museum workshop, Kimberley, South Africa, September 11 (paper delivered in absentia)

2000       Seminar paper:‘El Negro El Negre of Banyoles’ University of Botswana History Department seminar, March; Curtin University of Technology History Department seminar, Perth, Australia, July; & Institute of African Studies seminar, University of Pretoria, September

1999a     Seminar paper:'Kicking the hornet's nest: a third view of the Cobbing controversy on the Mfecane/ Difaqane' University of Botswana, Student History Society, Tues 16 March lecture and paper 

1999b     Seminar paper: 'The Missionaries' Road: a project for collaboration between local museums in Botswana and South Africa'. Botswana Museums Association, Phutadikobo Museum, Mochudi, Fri. 16 April session paper

1999c     Seminar paper:(with Jeff Ramsay) 'The ambiguities of Intelligence in late colonial Botswana, and the case of Nelson Mandela aka ’David Motsamayi'. South African Historical Society conference, University of the Western Cape, Bellville, Cape Town, Mon. 12 July session paper

1999d     Seminar paper:(with Jeff Ramsay) 'The Black Pimpernel: Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela alias 'David Motsamayi' and British intelligence in colonial Botswana, 1962'. University of Botswana History & Archaeology Seminar, Thurs.16 Sept. 1999 seminar paper

1999e     Seminar paper:'Khoe, !Kora, !Kwi, /Xam, Xhosa: questions and suggestions on the ethnic identity of Franz Taibosh' University of Botswana Sociology Department Seminar, Thurs 21 Oct. 1999 seminar paper

1998a     Seminar paper:'History at Old Palapye, 1889-1918'. University of Botswana Archaeology Unit/ Swedish Agency for Research Cooperation, Workshop on Landscape History, Gaborone, Mon. 23 Feb. session paper 

1998b     Seminar paper:'The Abandonment of Phalatswe'. University of Botswana Archaeology Unit/ Swedish Agency for Research Cooperation, Workshop on Landscape History, Gaborone, Weds. 25 Feb. session paper

1998c:    Seminar paper:'Not quite all quiet on the north-western frontier: Khama's Ngwato state and the Waterberg commando'. University of South Africa, South African War Conference, Pretoria, 6-7 Aug. session paper '

1998d     Seminar paper:'Khama and the white man's liquor: an essay in the language of selective resistance and accommodation', African Studies Association 41st annual meeting, Chicago, 28-31 October, session paper

1997a     Seminar paper:'Khama and Jameson: new light on how the Raid was lost', Conference on the Jameson Raid, Brenthurst Library, Johannesburg, January, session paper '

1997b     Seminar paper:Land, violence and social history: a view from north of south'. South African Historical Society biennial meeting, University of Pretoria, 6-9 July, keynote paper 

1997c     Seminar paper:'Inflamed by drink, women, or liberal principles? The Serowe kgotla riot of 1952'. South African Historical Society biennial meeting, University of Pretoria, 6-9 July, session paper

1996        Seminar paper:'Unscrambling Botswana's prehistory' University of Botswana, Department of History seminar, Sept.

1994a     Seminar paper:'Hegemony and experimentation in the pre-colonial and colonial education of Botswana'. Southern African Comparative & History of Education Society/ Botswana Educational Research Association conference, Gaborone, session paper.

1994b     Seminar paper:'Britain in 1895: background to the visit of three chiefs from Africa'. University of Cape Town, Department of History seminar paper

1993       Seminar paper:'Seretse Khama as president of Botswana, 1966-80' University of Cape Town, Centre for African Studies seminar paper

1992       Seminar paper:'Seretse Khama in Britain'. African Studies Association of U.K., Conference on History of Africans in Britain, London, session paper

1991a     Seminar paper:'Pre-difaqanein the interior'. University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, Mfecane colloquium paper 

1991b     Seminar paper:'The development of a nationalist elite in colonial Botswana, 1930-56'. University of York, Centre of Southern African Studies seminar paper

1990       Seminar paper:'Seretse Khama, 1921-80' University of Oxford, Commonwealth History seminar paper; 

1989-90Seminar paper:Harvard University & Brandeis University (African Studies) seminar talks; Boston University, African Studies Center seminar paper.

1988-89  Seminar paper:University of Edinburgh, session paper at Centre of African Studies conference; Antony's College (African History) seminar talk; University of London, School of Oriental and African Studies & Institute of Commonwealth Studies (African History & Southern Africa) seminar papers.

1986-88  Seminar paper:University of Witwatersrand & University of Cape Town History Workshops (both session papers in absentia).

1984-86  Seminar paper:Botswana Foundation for Education with Production seminar talks at Gaborone & Mahalapye; African Studies Association annual meeting, New Orleans, session paper; Stanford University & University of California at Berkeley, Joint Center for African Studies seminar talks & papers; University of Birmingham (Development Administration Group) seminar talk.

1979-83Seminar paper:International Foundation for Education with Production seminar presentations, Harare & Gaborone; Ministry of Education, Gaborone, History and & Social Studies conferences at Gaborone, Lobatse & Francistown talks; Institute of Southern African Studies, Roma, Lesotho, session paper.

1979-80  Seminar paper:University of Oxford (Development Economics & Southern Africa) seminar talk; University of Edinburgh (History & African Studies) seminar talks ('Bushman troupes & Zulu choirs'); University College of North Wales (Social Anthropology) seminar talk; Botswana Society symposium, Gaborone, session paper ('Settlement history of east-central Botswana'); African Studies Association annual meeting, Philadelphia, session critic ('Politics of Botswana'); University of Manchester (History/Anthropology) session paper ('Early Tswana ethnography').

1975-79Seminar paper:National University of Lesotho (Southern African History) session paper ('Roots of rural poverty in Swaziland and Lesotho'); University of Zambia (Southern African Universities Social Sciences Conference) session paper ('Dual policy and dual economy in colonial eastern Africa').

1973       Seminar paper:History Teachers' Conference, Gaborone, session papers (with Keith Rennie 'South-eastern Bantu Origins', 'Tswana Origins', & 'Sebetwane') 

1972       Seminar paper:University of Botswana Lesotho and Swaziland, Gaborone, History Department talk ('Shots for a Black Republic')

1971       Seminar paper:Conference on the History of Religion in Eastern Africa, Lusaka, session paper ('Tswana religion')

1970-71Seminar paper:University of London, Institute of Commonwealth Studies seminar papers ('The catspaw and the chestnuts' & 'Independency and Ethiopianism')

1970       Seminar paper:University of Edinburgh, Centre of African Studies seminar paper ('F.Z.S. Peregrino, early Pan-Africanist')

 

              TEACHING MATERIALS

2010       UCT

2007       Internet: '2007 Bibliography & Guide to Sources on Botswana' at  <www.thuto.org/ubh/bw/botbib.htm>

2004a     'Notes on Classic Hollywood and the Film Casablanca(1942)' (BMS 103) 28 Sept. 2004. 2pp. [for distribution to BMS 103 students]

2004b     'Documents on Movie Criticism' (BMS 103) 10 Oct. 2004. 41pp. [on University of Botswana Library Reserve]

2004c     'Documents on the Economics of South African Film Making' (BMS 103) 16 Oct. 2004. 18pp [on University of Botswana Library Reserve]

2004d     Botswana Cinema & Film Studies. Manual for BMS 103 & GEC 362 on <www.thuto.org/ubh/cinema> & University of Botswana Library Reserve, March 2004.

2002        Internet: Colonial Administration Pages: 5. Bechuanaland Colonial Administrators [List by District 1884-1965], on <www.thuto.org/ubh>

2001a      Internet: 'El Negro' pages updated, originally on <http://ubh.tripod.com/history>, since removed to <www.thuto.org/ubh>

2001b     Internet: Colonial Administration Pages: 1. Introduction, originally on <http://ubh.tripod.com/history>, since removed to <www.thuto.org/ubh>

2001c      Internet: Colonial Administration Pages: 2. Charles Rey and Previous resident Commissioners of the Bechuanaland Protectorate, since removed to <www.thuto.org/ubh>

2001d     Internet: Colonial Administration Pages: 3. The Williams Régime in the Bechuanaland Protectorate, since removed to <www.thuto.org/ubh>

2001e      Internet: Colonial Administration Pages: 4. Colonial Intelligence in the Bechuanaland Protectorate, since removed to <www.thuto.org/ubh>

2000a      'Bibliography of Botswana History', originally on <http://ubh.tripod.com/history>, since removed to <www.thuto.org/ubh>

2000b     Internet: 'Botswana History: Bibliography for Local Studies [by District]', originally on <http://ubh.tripod.com/history>, since removed to <www.thuto.org/ubh>

1999a      Internet: Kicking the hornet's nest: a third view of the Cobbing controversy on the Mfecane/ Difaqane' 35k, originally <http://humanities.ub.bw/history>, then <http://ubh.tripod.com/history>,since removed to <www.thuto.org/ubh

1999b     Internet: 'Student research essays and theses: index to more than 200 M.A. theses and B.A. research essays' 45k, since removed to <www.thuto.org/ubh>

1999d     Internet: Review of 'Ditswa Mmung: the Archaeology of Botswana' ed. by P.Lane, A Reid, & A. Segobye, since removed to <www.thuto.org/ubh

1999e      'Early prehistory of modern people in Africa' 53k, since removed to <www.thuto.org/ubh

1999f      Internet: 'Document extracts on Egypt and Sudan nos.1-14' 41k, since removed to <www.thuto.org/ubh>

1999g     Internet: 'The abandonment of Phalatswe, 1901-1916', since removed to <www.thuto.org/ubh>

1999h     'Intelligence gathering in colonial Botswana, 1895-1965', since removed to <www.thuto.org/ubh>

1999i      Native Life in South Africaby Sol Plaatje new introduction by Neil Parsons, since removed to <www.thuto.org/ubh>

1999j      Internet: The Boer War in Botswana, since removed to <www.thuto.org/ubh>

1999k     Internet: The Battle of Derdepoort, since removed to <www.thuto.org/ubh>

1999l      Internet: Reports in The Timeson the Battle of Crocodile Pools, since removed to <www.thuto.org/ubh>

1999m    Internet: "El Negro" of Banyoles, since removed to <www.thuto.org/ubh>

1999n     Botswana History Pages: Home Page 8k, originally <http://humanities.ub.bw/history>, then <http://ubh.tripod.com/history>, since removed to <www.thuto.org/ubh>

1999o     Internet: Botswana History Pages: 1.'Brief History of Botswana' 54k, since removed to <www.thuto.org/ubh>

1999p     Botswana History Pages: 2. 'Comments and Links '23k, since removed to <www.thuto.org/ubh>

1999q     Botswana History Pages: 3. 'Archaeology' 21k, since removed to <www.thuto.org/ubh>

1999r      Botswana History Pages: 4. 'Culture' 36k, since removed to <www.thuto.org/ubh>

1999s      Botswana History Pages: 5. 'Economy' 45k, since removed to <www.thuto.org/ubh>

1999t      Botswana History Pages: 6. 'Education' 20k, since removed to <www.thuto.org/ubh>

1999u     Botswana History Pages: 7. 'Geography' 33k, since removed to <www.thuto.org/ubh>

1999v      Botswana History Pages: 8. 'Language' 23k, since removed to <www.thuto.org/ubh>

1999w     Botswana History Pages: 9. 'Literature' 26k, since removed to <www.thuto.org/ubh>

1999x      Botswana History Pages: 10. 'Politics' 35k, since removed to <www.thuto.org/ubh>

1999y      Botswana History Pages: 11. 'Religion' 20k, since removed to <www.thuto.org/ubh>

1999z      Botswana History Pages: 12. 'Science' 34k, since removed to <www.thuto.org/ubh>

1999aa    Botswana History Pages: 13. 'Society' 50k, since removed to <www.thuto.org/ubh>

1999bb   Botswana History Pages: 14. 'Tourism' 41k, since removed to <www.thuto.org/ubh>

1999cc    Botswana History Pages: 14a 'Tourism: The Missionaries' Road' 15k, since removed to <www.thuto.org/ubh>

1999dd   Botswana History Pages:15. 'Media '26k, since removed to <www.thuto.org/ubh>

1998a      Internet: Introduction to Etext 'Native Life in South Africa, Before and Since the European War and the Boer Rebellion', 4th edition, by S.T. Plaatje. Project Gutenberg (PO Box 2782, Campaign IL 61825, USA) at <http://sun.doc.ic.ac.uk/nlisa10.txt>

1998b     Excerpts from 'King Khama, Emperor Joe, and the Great White Queen', <http://www.press.uchicago.edu/Misc/Chicago/647455.html">&<http://www.press.uchicago.edu/News/excerpts.html">

 

PUT REST OF THIS IN “ABOUT” SECTION IN CONTINUOUS PROSE

EDITING OF SCHOLARLY JOURNALS & REFERENCE WORKS

2007          Chair of Botswana Society Publications Committee & Co-Editor with John Makgala, Botswana Notes and Records(Gaborone)

2004-2008Editorial adviser, Kleio: A Journal of Historical Studies from Africa (University of South Africa Press)

2004-2009Editorial adviser,Pula: Botswana Journal of African Studies(University of Botswana)

2000-2007Member, advisory board of H-SAfrica Net (H-Net, Michigan State University, East Lansing)

1998-2009Member, overseas electronic board of Journal of Southern African Studies(London & Oxford: Taylor & Francis). [Ranking in 2005 ISI Journal Citation Reports: 10/33 (Area Studies); Impact Factor 0.468]

1997-2009Member, editorial committee, Botswana Society Publications

2005          Contribution as Member Board of Advisors,Enyclopedia of African History, ed. Kevin Shillington. New York: Fitzroy Dearborn, 2005. 3 vols. 1824 pp. ISBN 1-57958-455-1

2001-2005  Editorial board member, Journal of African History(Cambridge University Press) [Ranking in 2005 ISI Journal Citation Reports: 1/ (History)]

1997-2002Editor, Pula: Botswana Journal of African Studies(University of Botswana, Gaborone) 

1995-1999:      Publishing consultant ('How We Lived' series editor), Macmillan Boleswa Educational Publishers (Sandton, Johannesburg).

1990-1993:      Co-editor,Journal of Southern African Studies(London & Oxford).

1986-1988:      Publishing consultant, Heinemann Education Boleswa Publishers (Gaborone). 

1973-1975 Co-editor, African Social Research, Institute for Social Research/ African Studies (Lusaka)

 

CREATIVE & MEDIA

2006a        Adviser/ informant on potential Seretse Khama film. Perfectweekend Films, Los Angeles

2006b        Script & direction for Song for a Kingvideo on 1947 British royal visit to Lobatse (with Camel Thorn Media Trust, Gaborone), production incomplete

2005          Historical adviser to Three P Productions and other independent television documentary producers in Gaborone

2004a      Draft script forBechuanaland Protectorate, 1944 silent colour video by Graham Young, not yet produced

2004b     Draft script for Ten Thousand Men of Africa, 1942 25 minute silent colour film by M. Murch, not yet produced

1996-1997       Compiler & organizer with Councillor P.B. Bagwasi, Mayor of Gaborone, 'The House of Khama' photographic exhibition, 1-16 July, National Museum & Art Gallery, Gaborone, continued at Serowe & Francistown.

1986          Actor in part of Magistrate in Toad of Toad HallChristmas pantomime, at Moth Hall Theatre, Gaborone

1985          Script for Another Triumph! An Evening with Colonel Rey, live performance with Prof. Michael Crowder at National Museum Little Theatre, Gaborone

1984          Writer, & performer with Michael Crowder, 'Another Triumph!', dramatized Bechuanaland diaries of Sir Charles Rey, Little Theatre, National Museum & Art Gallery, Gaborone:

1966          Co-writer & director of fiction film, The Dover Host, 16mm black & white sync sound, on location at Dover, England (editing to 35 mins uncompleted).

1965          Writer & director of play, So What, Amis, co-writer, director & performer, The Poly Follies[revue], Prince of Wales Hall Theatre, North-Western Polytechnic, London

1964a        Actor in part of Brabantio, in Othello, at Prince-of-Wales Theatre, North-Western Polytechnic, London

1964b        Stage-lighting director, Christmas Pageant, International Student House, Regent's Park, London.

1964c        Script for & direction of So What Amis, performed at Prince of Wales Theatre, North-Western Polytechnic, London.

1963          Scripts for sketches of the Balliol Players, etc., also used for televisionDavid Frost Show.

1960          Co-founder with David Collins (later Hollywood director David Carson) of 'Drama Circle' at St John's School, Leatherhead, Surrey, England; stage director of performances including original verse play, Mordred, by Richard Luckett, at Ellen Terry Theatre, Walton-upon-Thames.

 

Xee also entry for Parsons, (Quentin) Neilin Contemporary Authors: A Bio-Bibliographical Guide (Detroit: Gale Group), vol.170, 1999, pp.323-24

 

IN PREP

***           'Investigating inspiration: Willam Rose and the African seeds of Guess Who's Coming to Dinner?'. Article.

 

IN PRESS

2012       with new co-author, revisions of Focus on History, Books 1-3 (College Press, Harare), in press. Secondary textbooks.

            

BOOKS PUBLISHED

 

TEXTBOOKS PUBLISHED

1999       BookletMedieval Africa(Manzini: Macmillan Boleswa & Braamfontein, Johannesburg: Macmillan South Africa ‘How We Lived’ series). 24pp.

1997       Booklet: with Lisa Kinnear, Jagters,Herders en Landbouers(Manzini: Macmillan Boleswa & Braamfontein, Johannesburg: Macmillan South Africa 'How We Lived' Series). 24pp.

1996a     Booklet: with Lisa Kinnear, Hunters, Herders and Farmers(Manzini: Macmillan Boleswa & Braamfontein, Johannesburg: Macmillan South Africa 'How We Lived' Series). 24pp.

1991       TextbookFocus on History: a Secondary Course for Zimbabwe, Book 3(Harare: College Press) 228pp

1985a     TextbookFocus on History: Lower Secondary History for Zimbabwe, Book 1(Harare: College Press) 95pp (ISBN 0-86925-551-7 Paper). Reprinted 4 times.

1985b     TextbookFocus on History: Lower Secondary History for Zimbabwe, Book 2(Harare: College Press) 146pp (ISBN 0-86925-535-5 Paper) Reprinted 5 times.

1972       BookletThe Word of Khama(Lusaka: Historical Association of Zambia, reprinted 1978) 30pp

 

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