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"History is written by victors" may itself be an example of history written by the losers! While the ..."

This weekend --after headline perversion out of eSwatini (Swazi land)-- I delved into the interboobs for update on S.A. historiography (last retrieved ~ 2006, keyword mfecane). A politcally influential essay (pub'd. 1988) sequestered by JSTOr has been since liberated. Arguably this type of primary source critique that revises canon has informed CAPS II tuition in S.A. juvenile education as well as continuing studies into truth and reconciliation.

The Mfecane as Alibi (fabricated myth about "depopulation" and innocent by-standers)

Diversity is the key to economic and political evolution.

by Cat on Mon Sep 3rd, 2018 at 03:11:03 PM EST
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