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Author Gordon, Robert J., 1947-

Title The Bushman myth : the making of a Namibian underclass / Robert J. Gordon, Stuart Sholto-Douglas
Edition Second edition
Published Boulder : Westview Press, 2000

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Description xviii, 342 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Series Conflict and social change series
Conflict and social change series.
Contents 1. The Bushmen: A Merger of Fantasy and Nightmare -- 2. Locating the Bushmen -- 3. Bushman Copper and Autonomy -- 4. The Incorporation of Bushmen into the World System -- 5. Classifying Bushmen: Itinerant Scientists -- 6. The Imposition of the Colonial State -- 7. The "Bushman Plague" of 1911 -- 8. From Policy to Practice -- 9. Bushman Hunts and Bushman Gangs -- 10. South African Rapprochement -- 11. Laboring Legitimacy -- 12. Beyond the Police Zone: Disrupting the Labor Supply -- 13. Extending Administrative Control: Bushmen "Reserved" -- 14. Reaction and Counterreaction -- 15. Bushmen "Tamed": Life on the Farm -- 16. Academics on the Attack: Ethnological Influence on Bushman Policy -- 17. Creating Bushmanland: Anthropology Triumphant? -- 18. Bushmen Obscured: Farms, Parks and Reserves -- 19. Bushmanland Fabricated -- 20. Curiosities and Commandos: Bushmen Praetorianized -- 21. On Vulnerability and Violence -- 22. The Culture of Terror and the Inevitability of Violence
App. Letter from Magistrate Gage, Grootfontein, to Gorges, Secretary of the Protectorate; Petition from Farmers of Nurugas
Notes Rev. ed. of: The Bushman myth / Robert J. Gordon. 1992
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Culture conflict.
Intercultural communication.
San (African people)
Namibia -- Social conditions.
Author Sholto-Douglas, Stuart.
LC no. 99049180
ISBN 0813335817 (pb : alk. paper)