Why does South African history continue to be written primarily by white scholars?

From AFRICA IS A COUNTRY Thu Nov 29 2012, 09:30:24

In an eloquent and insightful review of the new Cambridge History of South Africa, historian Andrew MacDonald broached this elephant in our collective bedroom. A work of enormous labour, this two volume, one thousand page summation of the radical or "revisionist" generation of scholarship includes a striking minority of black contributors--a troubling fact after over forty years of self-consciously progressive South African [...]

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