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  • Parker, C (University of Namibia Press, 2012)
    Labour law or employment law – the two terms can be used interchangeably – may be described as that branch of law that is concerned with persons in the employment relationship. Tebutt, JA put it succinctly in this way: ...
  • Kossler, R (University of Namibia Press, 2015)
    Ever since Namibia attained Independence in 1990,, her relations with Germany have been marked by intensity, close cooperation and heated debate. The latter revolves largely around the 30 year period from 1884 up to 1915, ...
  • Silvester, J (University of Namibia Press, 2015)
    Over two decades have passed since the last battles of Namibia’s liberation struggle took place in April, 1989 and Namibia finally obtained its independence from South Africa on 21 March, 1990. Today over half of Namibia’s ...
  • Likando, G (University of Namibia Press, 2015)
    This chapter critically highlights the importance of heritage education in the school curriculum in Namibia. It does so in relation to John Patrick’s five pitfalls that heritage educators must avoid in the process of ...
  • Elago, HI (University of Namibia Press, 2015)
    Colonial monuments litter the Namibian landscape, but a shallow reading of their significance fails to recognise the layers of meaning that have attached to these landmarks over the passage of time. The issue that we need ...
  • Peltola, P (University of Namibia Press, 2015)
    Namibia’s independence was won primarily by the efforts of Namibians themselves. Acknowledging this, it is also important to remember that the liberation struggle of Namibians took place outside its borders as well: it ...
  • Kossler, R (University of Namibia Press, 2015)
    When asked for an eyewitness account, one’s own personal experience takes centre stage. In addition to drawing on that experience, I have carried out scholarly studies on the solidarity movement, particularly in relation ...
  • Akawa, Martha (University of Namibia Press, 2015)
    This chapter looks at the sexual politics of the SWAPO camps (civilian and military) in Angola and Zambia.1 Its purpose is to explore issues around allegations of sexual abuse and unwelcome sexual advances, and issues ...
  • Karapo, HK (University of Namibia Press, 2015)
    The armed nationalist struggle for independence in Namibia lasted over 20 years, leaving Namibians with a broad awareness of prominent historical landmarks and battles associated with the war, which are marked by national ...
  • Nampala, LT (University of Namibia Press, 2015)
    base at the town was known as ‘Nkongo’) and the ways in which the residents’ daily lives came to be completely changed during the liberation struggle.1 Traumatic memories include cases of interrogation, harassment, violence, ...
  • Silvester, Jeremy; Akawa, Martha (University of Namibia Press, 2015)
    One day in early January 1984, an old Ford truck set out from Ruacana. Twenty-five workers stood crowded in the back. After travelling just five kilometres from the small town the truck drove over a double landmine. The ...
  • Mashuna, T (University of Namibia Press, 2015)
    taken place in Namibia since 1989 to elect the President, National Assembly, Regional Councils and Local Authorities. However, it is often forgotten that the first national democratic election in Namibia took place in 1978. ...
  • Nambadi, A (University of Namibia Press, 2015)
    The Bantustan policy, as implemented by the South African colonial government in South Africa and later in South West Africa (Namibia), served different social, political and economical purposes. After the victory of the ...
  • Kangumu, BK (University of Namibia Press, 2015)
    The Caprivi African National Union (CANU) was secretly founded on 7 September 19622 even though it had existed as an underground movement from late 1958. CANU did not survive within Caprivi beyond its very first public ...
  • Kangumu, BK (University of Namibia Press, 2015)
    The history of the Caprivi African National Union (CANU) is barely covered in Namibian historiography dealing with the liberation struggle.2 However, in this chapter I am not interested in presenting a historical narrative ...
  • Henrichsen, D (University of Namibia Press, 2015)
    Namibia’s settler society has a very weak, indeed almost non-existent tradition of advocacy of non-racism. Up to the early 1970s, none of the settlers’ political parties postulated principles of non-racism – that is ...
  • Likuwa, KM (University of Namibia Press, 2015)
    The contract labour system in Namibia was a colonial invention and needs to be explored in the context of colonial historiography. Many scholars have written on the contract labour system in Namibia. However, while there ...
  • Hoffman, A (University of Namibia Press, 2015)
    With the invention of the phonograph – or sound/voice writer – by Thomas Alva Edison in 1877, the human voice could become an object. What so far had been the elusive, ephemeral effect of sound waves could be captured and ...
  • Mbenzi, PA (University of Namibia Press, 2015)
    Traditional songs in Africa were often used as a weapon against indiscipline in a society (Finnegan, 1970). Transgressors were ridiculed and shamed through singing when boys and girls met for social dancing in an open space ...
  • Shiremo, S (University of Namibia Press, 2015)
    One day in March or April 1894,1 the Vagciriku community of the Kavango Region in Namibia and Cuando-Cubango Province in Angola lost almost all its able-bodied men. This happened after a force of armed BaTawana men on ...