Black press in South Africa and Lesotho

a descriptive bibliographic guide to African, Coloured, and Indian newspapers, newsletters, and magazines, 1836-1976 by Les Switzer

Publisher: Hall in Boston

Written in English
Published: Pages: 307 Downloads: 566
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Places:

  • South Africa,
  • Lesotho

Subjects:

  • Ethnic press -- South Africa -- Directories.,
  • Ethnic press -- Lesotho -- Directories.

Edition Notes

StatementLes Switzer and Donna Switzer.
SeriesBibliographies and guides in African studies
ContributionsSwitzer, Donna, joint author.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsZ6960.S6 S94, PN5477.E84 S94
The Physical Object
Paginationxix, 307 p. ;
Number of Pages307
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4734590M
ISBN 100816181748
LC Control Number78023860

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70 LINCOLN STREET, BOSTON, Size: 4MB. Get this from a library. The Black press in South Africa and Lesotho: a descriptive bibliographic guide to African, Coloured, and Indian newspapers, newsletters, and. The Rise and Fall of the Alternative Press in South Africa In the preface, this book is described as the third in a trilogy which began twenty-two years ago with the publication of The Black Press in South Africa and Lesotho: A Descriptive Biblio‐ graphical Guide, (Boston: G.

Hall, ) by Les and Donna Switzer. The second in. The Black Press in South Africa and Lesotho: A Descriptive Bibliographical Guide. Boston: G. Hall, Gabrielle W. Development and Dependence in Lesotho, the Enclave of South Africa. Uppsala, Scandinavian Institute of African Studies, Buy this book on publisher's site; Personalised recommendations.

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intellectual history in South Africa. The scholarship of Les Switzer, exemplified in South Africa's Alternative Press or in its predecessor T he Black Press in South Africa and Lesotho (, co-authored with Donna Switzer), has proven absolutely indispensable for such an undertaking.

This is because African intellectual history in South File Size: 12KB. “The history of the black press in South Africa and Lesotho can be divided, somewhat arbitrarily into three phases, each dominant for nearly 50 years, with a fourth looming in the horizon.

The first and in the end, the most durable were religious publications initiated by Christian missionaries probably in the ’s, in what was formerly known as the Cape province.”. Black Press in South Africa and Lesotho: A descriptive Bibliographical Guide to African, Black press in South Africa and Lesotho book and Indian Newspapers, Newsletters and Maga-zines - has meant, in its comprehensiveness and scholarli-ness, a great advance in our overall knowledge of the Black Press in South Africa and puts us in the position where we can begin to see the.

The Black press in South Africa and Lesotho: A descriptive bibliographic guide to African, Coloured, and Indian newspapers, newsletters, and and guides in African studies) Jan 1, by Les Switzer. Les Switzer and Donna Switzer, The Black Press in South Africa and Lesotho, (Boston: G.

Hall, ), p. vii. Throughout this section, we have relied heavily on this authoritative study. Google ScholarAuthor: William A. Hachten, C. Anthony Giffard, Harva Hachten.

Switzer, Les and Donna Switzer - The Black Press in South Africa and Lesotho: a descriptive bibliographic guide of African, Coloured and Indian newspapers, newsletters and magazines Full text on-line of the guide (G.K. Hall & Co. Boston, MA. pages in PDF.

Extensive history of the Black Press in South Africa and Lesotho. books based on 85 votes: Disgrace by J.M. Coetzee, Born a Crime: Stories From a South African Childhood by Trevor Noah, Waiting for the Barbarians by. Today the black press has what can be considered an ambivalent relationship with the government, which still raises serious questions about its role in the development of an African state.

The book is the culmination of almost twenty years of scholarly research by Les Switzer on the South African press and follows in the tracks of his co-authored books, The Black Press in South Africa and Lesotho,published inand The Alternative Press in South Africa, published in It emerges partly out of a.

of South Africa were not drawn into believing everything the media told them, but because experience in the society was so stratified, it was often difficult for them to test what they had learnt in the media, with their experiences.

What is more, an important part of the apartheid state’s strategy was to play to the fears of South Size: 56KB.

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about black South Africans' long engagement with their newspapers. In part, South Africa's Alternative Press is the more analytical, discursive follow-up to this pioneering book, aiming to provide an overview of the history of the black South African press, and to.

Newspapers Umshumayeli Wendaba. The earliest known black newspaper in Southern Africa was founded by the Wesleyan Methodist Missionary Society in Grahamstown, Eastern first 10 issues (–39) were published in Grahamstown and the last five issues (–41) at first and fifth issues of the publication were 10 pages, and the other 13 issues were eight pages.

Listed below are books about specific African newspapers as well as the role of newspapers in African history. The Black Press in South Africa and Lesotho by Les Switzer; Donna Switzer ISBN: Publication Date: Author: Beth Restrick. Tim Couzen’s paper, titled History of the Black Press in South Africa presented at the University of the Witwatersrand Institute for Advanced Social Research, discusses the characters and newspapers that contributed to the black press, including The Citizen, The Clarion, The Sun and The Cape Herald.

The Citizen. The late 19 th century saw the publishing of The Citizen. Press freedom. Press freedom has a chequered history in South Africa. While some sectors of the South African media openly criticised the apartheid system and the National Party government, they were hampered by various amounts of government censorship during the years.

For example, journalist Donald Woods became renowned after he fled to live in the United Kingdom in exile after helping to. South Africa’s Resistance Press is also known as protest media or alternative media and can be traced as far back as the late 19th and early 20th centuries when self funded black controlled press emerged between the s and s rising against European imperialism, colonialism and missionary press.

Born in South Africa but spending most of her life in Botswana, Bessie Head grew up in the thick of racial conflict as the daughter of a wealthy white South African and her black servant.

Her work however avoids the contentious and ‘obvious’ topics for South African writers, largely resisting overt political messages and : Kate Kelsall. Black Press owns a number of publications in Canada and US.

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See, e.g., Switzer, L. and Switzer, D. The Black Press in South Africa and Lesotho: A Bibliographical Guide to Newspapers, Newsletters and Magazines File Size: KB. South Africa's Resistance Press is also known as protest media or alternative media and can be traced as far back as the late 19th and early 20th centuries when self funded black controlled press.

His and Donna Switzer's The Black Press in South Africa and Lesotho () was followed by his excellent South Africa's Alternative Press (). The Alternative Press in South Africa (), edited by Keyan Tomaselli and P.

Eric Louw, is also a key contribution to the literature on the alternative press in South Africa. L & Switzer D., = The black press in South Africa and Lesotho: a descriptive bibliographic guide to African, coloured and Indian newspapers, newsletters and magazines - /.

The Guardian In this fascinating history of the Guardian, South Africa's famous anti-apartheid newspaper, James Zug tells the story of a political publication that not only reported events but also helped to shape them.

Between andthe Guardian was the sole voice of dissent in the South African media, and Zug shows us how it played an essential rolein the struggle to end : Beth Restrick. The Black press in South Africa and Lesotho: a descriptive bibliographic guide to African, Coloured, and Indian newspapers, newsletters, and magazines, / Les Switzer and Donna Switzer Boston: G.K.

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