Volume 9Road to Democracy In South Africa Volume 9,
published by Unisa Press is available.


Power and authority of African women in Southern Africa and the African Diaspora during precolonial times By Sifiso Mxolisi Ndlovu


Part 1

Chapter 1

African Women, Power and Authority in Pre-colonial and Colonial times: some thoughts. By Sifiso Mxolisi Ndlovu and Manelisi Genge

Chapter 2

Textile Techno-Tales of the African Diaspora: History of Textile Technology from the Optic of Enslaved Women By Geri Augusto

Chapter 3

Using oral traditions and izaga/ proverbs to unpack the gender oppression theory on ‘pre-colonial’ history in south-eastern Africa By Sifiso Mxolisi Ndlovu

Chapter 4

Women and political and ritual leadership in Africa since 1800: The Modjadji Rain Queens of Bolobedu By Sekibakiba P. Lekgoathi

Chapter 5

Gender Relations, Women and Politics among the ‘Transvaal Ndebele’, ca. 1500s to the early 1900s By Sekibakiba P. Lekgoathi

Chapter 6

Warrior Queen Mmanthatisi of the Batlokoa in Pre-colonial southern Africa: A Re-appraisal of her Power, Dominance and Leadership Qualities By Chitja Twalai

Chapter 7

Queen Mother Sutu MaMthembu Rharhabe and her rise to power By Nomathamsanqa Tisani

Chapter 8

Queen Regent Sutu: Women and the anti-colonial struggle for land and independence By Nomathamsanqa Tisani

Chapter 9

Queen Mother Labotsibeni Gwamile Mdluli and the Shifting Roles in Swazi Power Relations in Colonial Times By Manelisi Genge

Chapter 10

Queen Regent Labotsibeni in colonial politics, c1904-1921 By Manelisi Genge

Chapter 10

Queen Regent Mkabayi ka Jama of the Zulu Kingdom: Recording ‘pre-colonial’ history through twentieth-century historical novels, fiction, epics, stage and radio drama By Sifiso Mxolisi Ndlovu



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