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About the UB History web-site; Botswana History; Contents page; Email addresses and junk email; UB History copyright information page; humanities.ub.bw/history/hist.htm;
Botswana History

Description: University of Botswana History Department web-site; includes Archaeology and Museum Studies; with on-line resources; Home Page

Contents page

Description: Links page especially for non-Javascript browsers unable to use drop menus

Headings:
-Botswana History: Contents page
--Bibliographies:
--Botswana History resources:
--General Botswana (etc.) info:
---Other sites:
--About the Department:

UB History copyright information page

Description: Copyright information

Headings:
-Copyright © information

humanities.ub.bw/history/hist.htm

Description: In case you are still looking for http://humanities.ub.bw/history/hist.htm

Headings:
-humanities.ub.bw/history/hist.htm

Email addresses and junk email

Description: The problem of spam: why email addresses on this site are given in an abbreviated form, and how to get the real email address

Headings:
-Email addresses and junk email
--How to get the correct UB email address
--NB:

About the UB History web-site

Description: Information and comments about the University of Botswana History Department web-site, especially technical matters

Headings:
-About this web-site
--The History web-site
--How to navigate this site
---General principles
---Using the Site Index
---Search engine
--Standards
---Accessibility
---HTML
---Style sheets
---URLs
---Recent pruning
---Cookies and privacy
--Composition of the HTML
--Design
---General structure
---Page size
--Miscellaneous
--Acknowledgments
---Thanks to:
--The webmaster and his supervisor:


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Directory "about"

About Botswana and the University of Botswana; Description of pictures; Life in Gaborone; Some pictures of Gaborone etc.; Suggested reading for visitors;
Description of pictures

Description: Long description of images in about01.htm

Headings:
-Image descriptions
--The new Library
--UB cloisters
--The Main Mall
--The African mall
--Kgale Hill
--Sua Pan
--Approaching Shoshong
--Sunset over the Gaborone Dam

About Botswana and the University of Botswana

Description: Index to pages about UB and Botswana

Headings:
-About UB and Botswana (Index Page)

Some pictures of Gaborone etc.

Description: Some pictures of Gaborone etc.

Headings:
-Some pictures
--The new Library
--UB cloisters
--The Main Mall
--The African mall
--Kgale Hill
--Sua Pan
--Approaching Shoshong
--Sunset over the Gaborone Dam

Life in Gaborone

Description: Introductory notes on life in Gaborone for prospective visitors or students

Headings:
-Life in Gaborone
--Safety
---Crime
---Health services
---Malaria
---Drink the water
---Eat the food
--Utilities
---Electricity
---Telephones
--Driving
--Dealing with officialdom
---The basic rule
---Road blocks
---Bribes
--Miscellaneous
---Food

Suggested reading for visitors

Description: Suggested reading on Botswana for prospective visitors or students

Headings:
-Suggested reading
--Early European vistors
--Fiction
--History


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Directory "about/mmar"

Whatever happened to Mma Ramotswe?;
Whatever happened to Mma Ramotswe?

Description: Reflections on exactly where she and her family lived and worked in Gaborone (2004)

Headings:
-Whatever happened to Mma Ramotswe?


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Directory "about/tour"

Botswana: Historical and cultural tourism;
Botswana: Historical and cultural tourism

Description: Information on historical and cultural tourism in Botswana

Headings:
-Botswana:Historical and cultural tourism
--Getting around:
--Gaborone:
--Ghanzi
--Mochudi:
--Serowe:
--Old Palapye:


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Directory "ac"

Botswana History and Archaeology Student Research Essays (by author); Botswana History and Archaeology: Student research essays; Directory index; Historical film in Africa; History Department Seminars 2009; History Department Seminars 2010; History Department Seminars 2010-11 semester 2; History Department Seminars 2011-12 semester 1; History Department Seminars 2011-12 semester 2; Kicking the hornets' nest; Research permit application form; Review of Ditswa Mmung; Student Research and Publications (1976-1998, indexed); UB History and Archaeology Publications;
Review of Ditswa Mmung

[No description]

Headings:
-Review of Ditswa Mmung

Directory index

Description: Index of pages in directory

Headings:
-Index of pages

Kicking the hornets' nest

Description: An address to the University of Botswana History Society in March 1999. Prof. Neil Parsons reviews the 'Cobbing controversy' over the nature and significance of the Mfecane / Difaqane

Headings:
-Kicking the hornets' nest:

UB History and Archaeology Publications

Description: University of Botswana publications in History and Archaeology, and how to order them

Headings:
-PUBLICATIONS

Research permit application form

Description: Information on Research Permit Application for research in Botswana

Headings:
-Research permit application form

History Department Seminars 2009

Description: University of Botswana History Department: History and Archaeology seminar papers, 2009, semester 1 of 2009-10

Headings:
-History Department Seminars 2009
--20th August
--3rd September
--10th September
--17th September
--8th October
--15th October
--22nd October
--29th October
--5th November
--12th November
--19th November

History Department Seminars 2010-11 semester 2

Description: University of Botswana History Department: History and Archaeology seminar papers, semester 2 of 2010-11

Headings:
-History Department Seminars 2010-11 sem. 2
--20th January 2011
--10th February 2011
--24th February 2011
--10th March 2011
--17th March 2011
--24th March 2011
--7th April 2011
--14th April 2011

History Department Seminars 2010

Description: University of Botswana History Department: History and Archaeology seminar papers, 2010, semester 2 of 2009-10

Headings:
-History Department Seminars 2010
--11th February
--25th February
--11th March
--18th March
--25th March
--8th April
--15th April

History Department Seminars 2011-12 semester 1

Description: University of Botswana History Department: History and Archaeology seminar papers, semester 2 of 2010-11

Headings:
-History Department Seminars 2011-12 sem. 1
--8th September 2011
--15th September 2011
--22nd September 2011
--13th October 2011
--20th October 2011
--27th October 2011
--3rd November 2011

History Department Seminars 2011-12 semester 2

Description: University of Botswana History Department: History and Archaeology seminar papers, semester 2 of 2010-11

Headings:
-History Department Seminars 2011-12 sem. 2
--14 February 2012
--21 February 2012
--6 March 2012
--13 March 2012
--20 March 2012
--27 March 2012
--3 April 2012
--10 April 2012
--17 April 2012

Botswana History and Archaeology Student Research Essays (by author)

[No description]

Headings:
- Botswana History and Archaeology: Student Research Essays

Botswana History and Archaeology: Student research essays

Description: Index to more than 200 M.A. theses and B.A. research essays in History and Archaeology at the University of Botswana, mostly on Botswana topics (updated to 1976-2003).

Headings:
- Botswana History and Archaeology: Student Research Essays

Student Research and Publications (1976-1998, indexed)

Description: Index to theses and B.A. research essays in History and Archaeology at the University of Botswana, (old version 1976-1998).

Headings:
-Student Research and Publications (Old version 1976-1998)
--Subject index and checklist of history and archaeology dissertations and research essays submitted at the University of Botswana, 1976-1998

Historical film in Africa

Description: Notes on historical film and video relating to Botswana and Africa

Headings:
-The BBC video "Rhodes: The Life and Legend of Cecil Rhodes" and historical films about Africa


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Research and teaching interests of department staff;
Research and teaching interests of department staff

Description: Teaching and research interests of staff of History Dept, University of Botswana

Headings:
-History Department (including Archaeology Unit): Research and teaching interests of department staff
--HISTORY DIVISION STAFF
--ARCHAEOLOGY UNIT STAFF


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Directory "afhist"

H201: EARLY PREHISTORY OF MODERN PEOPLE IN AFRICA; H407: Egypt and Sudan documents;
H407: Egypt and Sudan documents

[No description]

Headings:
-Documents on Egypt and Sudan
--For course H407: North African History
---1.NAPOLEON'S PROCLAMATION PRINTED IN ARABIC, 2 JULY 1798
---2. MOHAMMED ALI'S DESTRUCTION OF THE MAMLUKS
---3. KHEDIVE ISMAIL'S PROUD BOAST, c.1879
---4. COLONEL URABI'S BLOODLESS REVOLUTION OF1881-82
---5. GREAT BRITAIN'S PROCLAIMED INTENTION TO WITHDRAW FROM EGYPT, 1883
---6. MUHAMMAD AHMAD IBN 'ABDALLAH'S PROCLAMATION OF HIMSELF AS THE MAHDI, AUGUST 1881
---7. BATTLE OF OMDURMAN, 2 SEPTEMBER 1897
---8. ASSASSINATION OF BOUTROS GHALI, 1910
---9. LORD CROMER (EVELYN BARING) ON SAAD ZAGHLUL PASHA
---10. BALFOUR DECLARATION, NOVEMBER 1917
---11. ORIGINS OF THE 'SUDAN POLITICAL SERVICE'
---12. BATSWANA SOLDIERS IN EGYPT, 1941-42
---13. NASSER ON THE BRITISH INVASION, 1956
---14. SOME VOCABULARY

H201: EARLY PREHISTORY OF MODERN PEOPLE IN AFRICA

[No description]

Headings:
-The Early Prehistory of Modern People in Africa
--Notes for course H201: Africa to 1800
---African identity
---Prehistory
---African geography
---1. Origins of modern humans: Language
---2. Origins of modern humans: Biology
---3. Origins of modern humans: cultures
---Putting dates on prehistory
---Putting archaeology and linguistics together
---Conclusion


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Directory "afhist/elnegro"

"El Negro" of Banyoles; El Negro Index Page; El Negro of Kgatlane?; El Negro: 1831 press report; El Negro: Francesc Darder on "El Betchuanas" in 1888; El Negro: Some questions and answers on Batlhaping; El Negro: further comments from the press; El Negro: post-mortem; El Negro: update April 2000; Jules Verraux: Taxidermist and collector of human skeletons; The Return of El Negro: new book by Caitlin Davies;
"El Negro" of Banyoles

Description: Report about proposed return of Khoisan body from Spanish museum; University of Botswana History Department news

Headings:
-"El Negro" of Banyoles

El Negro: update April 2000

Description: The seminar paper in which Prof. Neil Parsons announced his conclusions as to the true origin of El Negro

Headings:
- El Negro/ El Negre of Banyoles: Bushman from Bechuanaland, or Bechuana from Bushmanland?
--From "El Negro" to "Il Bosquimano"
--From "Il Bosquimano" to "El Betjouana"
--From "El Betchuanas" To "El Negre"

El Negro: post-mortem

Description: Summary of post-mortem on El Negro, preserved African body returned to Botswana

Headings:
-El Negro: post-mortem report
--Summary of post-mortem report on the body of El Negro, 1993
---REPORT
---Notes:
--Note (correction):

El Negro Index Page

Description: Index to UB History Dept information on the case of the body of El Negro of Banyoles and its return to Africa

Headings:
-El Negro of Banyoles
--"El Negro"
--List of pages

El Negro: Francesc Darder on "El Betchuanas" in 1888

Description: Information on El Negro of Banyoles in the Darder catalogue; includes pictures

Headings:
-Francesc Darder on "El Betchuanas" in 1888
--Francesc Darder on "El Betchuanas" in 1888
---Darder Catalogue (Translation into English):

El Negro: Some questions and answers on Batlhaping

Description: Questions and answers on the 19th Century Batlhaping people, of whom it is now believed El Negro of Banyoles was a member

Headings:
- Some questions and answers on 19th C. Batlhaping
--Some questions and answers on Batlhaping living near the Vaal-Orange confluence in 1830
--Tswana burial customs

Jules Verraux: Taxidermist and collector of human skeletons

[No description]

Headings:
-A note on Jules Verraux: Taxidermist and collector of human skeletons
--Jules Verraux: Taxidermist and collector of human skeletons

El Negro of Kgatlane?

Description: The village of Kgatlane has been identified by the MacGregor Memorial Museum at Kimberely as the most likely place from which the body of El Negro was stolen by the Verraux brothers in about 1830.

Headings:
-El Negro of Kgatlane?

El Negro: 1831 press report

Description: 1831 press report of arrival in Europe of body of 'El Negro'

Headings:
-El Negro: 1831 press report
--1831 press report
--Notes:

El Negro: further comments from the press

Description: Further press comment on the return of El Negro

Headings:
- El Negro: further comments from the press
--Further Comments from the Press
--Notes:

The Return of El Negro: new book by Caitlin Davies

Description: Information on the new book THE RETURN OF EL NEGRO

Headings:
-The Return of El Negro: new book by Caitlin Davies


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Boer War Page 2: The Battle of Derdepoort; Boer War Page 3; Boer War Pages Index; The Boer War in Botswana;
Boer War Pages Index

Description: Pages about the Boer War (South African War)in Botswana (then Bechuanaland Protectorate), by Prof. Neil Parsons, University of Botswana

Headings:
-Boer War Pages Index page
--Ka Ntwa Ya MaBuru The Boer War

The Boer War in Botswana

Description: Outline of the Boer War in Botswana, with an appendix on British soldiers' graves

Headings:
-The Boer war in Botswana
--British preparations for war
--Boer preparations for war
--Opening phase of the war
--War in Khama's country and Tuli
--Turning point: the battle of Derdepoort
--Plumer's flying column to Mafikeng
--Guerrilla war across eastern borders
--Further reading
--Appendix: British Soldiers' Graves in Botswana (as of 1933)
---1. Mahalapye (80 yards ENE of station)
---2. Mochudi Road (335 yards E by S of Molotwane station)
---3. Gaborone's Camp (220 yards NE of Police Stables)
---4. (Basuto Kop)[Sebekwe Fort??]
---5. (S of Old Naledi)
---6. Sefhikile
---7. Kanye
---8.Lobatse (near railway station and Sarel Farm)
---9. Fort Matlaputla ("Macloutsie")
---10. Moshaneng near Rakops

Boer War Page 2: The Battle of Derdepoort

Description: The Battle of Derdepoort, Saturday 25th November 1899: Extracts from the Notebook Diary of Jules Ellenberger, Gaberones Magistrate's Clerk/Interpreter

Headings:
-Boer War Pages, no. 2: The Battle of Derdepoort
--Boer War Page 2: The Battle of Derdepoort
--NOTES BY NEIL PARSONS:
--FURTHER READING

Boer War Page 3

Description: Reports in The Times on the Boer War in Botswana (Bechuanaland)

Headings:
-Boer War Pages, no. 3: Reports in The Times
--Reports in The Times (London) newspaper on the Boer War in south-eastern Botswana,
---Fri Oct 13 1899, page 5 columns b-c:
---Sat Oct 14 p.7a:
---Weds Oct 18, p.5a-b:
---Thurs Oct 19, p.5a-b:
---Sat Oct 21, p.7b:
---Sat Oct 28, p.7b:
---Mon Oct 30, p.5d:
---Tues Nov 1, no pagination or column:
---Mon Nov 6, p.5d:
---Thur Nov 9, p.5c:
---Wed Nov 15, p.5a
---Thur Nov 16, n.p.
---Mon Nov 27, p.7d
---Tues Nov 28, p.5a
---Wed Nov. 19, p.5a
---Fri Dec 9, p.5c
---Mon Dec 11, p.7c
---Weds Dec 13, p.7b
---Thurs Dec 21, p.5b
---Thurs Dec 28, p.3d
---Mon Jan 1, p.5c
---Sat Jan 6, p.5b
---Mon Jan 15, p.5c
---Thurs Jan 18, p.5c
---Fri Jan 19, p.5c
---Mon Jan 22. p.5d
---Wed Jan 24, p.5c
---Sat Feb 3, p.5c
---Sat Feb 10, p.7d
---Thur Feb 15, p.3a
---Thur Feb 22, p.5d
---Fri Feb 23, p.5c
---Mon Feb 26, p.5c
---Thurs March 8, p.5c-d
---Wed March 14, p.5c
---Thur March 15, p.5b
---Sat March 17, p.7c
---Mon March 19, p.7d
---Tues March 20, p.5a
---Fri March 23, p.3a
---Sat March 24, p.7a
---Mon March 26, p.5b
---Weds March 28, p.5b
---Thurs March 29, p.5b
---Mon May 21, p.6d-e
---Mon Aug 5, 1901, p.6a-b
---Wed Aug 29, 1901, p.8b
---Sat Sept 28, 1901, no pagination:
---Mon Sept 23, 1901, p.8a:
---Fri Dec 27, 1901, p.3a
---Mon March 17, 1902, p.5c
---Sat March 29, 1902, p.5f
---Sat 25 Oct, 1902, p.6a
--NOTES BY NEIL PARSONS:
-- Some further Reading on the war around Fort Gaberones and the battle of Crocodile Pools


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Directory "books"

Books; Kachere publications;
Books

Description: Information on books on Botswana and Southern Africa

Headings:
-Books on Botswana and Africa
--Botswana:
--Malawi:
--Lesotho

Kachere publications

Description: List of Kachere books (University of Malawi publications, especially religion) and how to order them

Headings:
-Kachere publications
-1999 Kachere Revised Price List
--Kachere Books:
--Kachere Monographs:
--Kachere Texts:
--Others:
-Books in Preparation
--Kachere Books:
--Kachere Monographs:
--Kachere Texts:
-Kachere Series: Additions to the 1999 Catalogue
--Africa for the African by Joseph Booth (edited by Laura Perry).
--Faith at the Frontiers of Knowledge edited by Kenneth R. Ross.
--Here Comes Your King! By Kenneth R. Ross.
--Religion in Malawi: An Annotated Bibliography edited by J.C. Chakanza and Kenneth R. Ross.
--Buku Loyera: An Introduction to the New Chichewa Translation by Ernst Wendland.
--Voices of Preachers in Protest: The Ministry of Two Malawian Prophets: Elliot Kamwana and Wilfrid Gudu by J.C. Chakanza.
--Essential and Paramount Reasons for Working Independently by Yesaya Zerenji Mwasi.
--When Maize and Tobacco are not Enough: A Church Study of Malawi's Agro-Economy edited by Peggy Owens (reprint).
--Doing Theology at the Grassroots: Theological Essays from Malawi by Patrick A. Kalilombe.
--Sangaya: A Leader in the Synod of Blantyre Church of Central Africa Presbyterian by Silas S. Ncozana (revised second edition).


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Directory "bw"

2007 Student Guide to Research Sources on Botswana; A Nation Without A Past - Sir Seretse Khama; BOTSWANA HISTORY PAGE 2: COMMENTS AND LINKS ON HISTORY OF BOTSWANA; Bibliography of Botswana History (1997 version); Botswana History Page 10: Politics; Botswana History Page 11: Religion; Botswana History Page 12: Science; Botswana History Page 13: Society; Botswana History Page 14: Tourism; Botswana History Page 15: Media; Botswana History Page 1: Brief History of Botswana; Botswana History Page 3: Archaeology; Botswana History Page 4: Culture; Botswana History Page 5: Economy; Botswana History Page 6: Education; Botswana History Page 7: Geography; Botswana History Page 8: Language; Botswana History Page 9: Literature; Botswana History Pages: Index; Botswana History: Bibliography for Local Studies; Botswana historical place names and terminology; Directory index; Sir Seretse Khama; Test; The Abandonment of Phalatswe; The Missionaries' Road;
Directory index

Description: Index of pages in directory

Headings:
-Index of pages
--Top directory
--Directory "colad"

Botswana History Page 1: Brief History of Botswana

Description: Brief history of Botswana, by Prof. Neil Parsons, University of Botswana History Department

Headings:
-1:    A Brief History of Botswana
--INTRODUCTION
--Early Hunting, Pastoral, and Farming People
---Bantu-speaking farmers
--Iron Age Chiefdoms and States
---Eastern Botswana chiefdoms
---North-western Botswana chiefdoms
---Rise of Tswana domination
--Growth of Tswana States
---Times of war
---Post-war Tswana commercial prosperity
--A British Protectorate
---Threats of incorporation
--Advance to Independence
--BOTSWANA GAINS INTERNATIONAL STATURE
---Economic and political growth
--Masire succeeds Seretse Khama
--Mogae succeeds Masire
--History Links
--Bibliography

Botswana History Page 10: Politics

Description: History of Botswana: politics

Headings:
-10:    Politics
--Constitution
--President and Vice-President
--Political parties
--Local government
--Foreign policy
--Legal system
--Police and military
--Politics links
--BIBLIOGRAPHY

Botswana History Page 11: Religion

Description: History of Botswana: Religion

Headings:
-11:    Religion
--RELIGION LINKS
--BIBLIOGRAPHY

Botswana History Page 12: Science

Description: Botswana history: Science

Headings:
-12:    Science
--BOTANY
--ZOOLOGY (WILDLIFE)
--GEOLOGY
--MEDICINE
--TECHNOLOGY
--SCIENCE LINKS
--BIBLIOGRAPHY

Botswana History Page 13: Society

Description: Botswana history: Society

Headings:
-13:    Society
--DEMOGRAPHY
--SOCIAL CLASS
--GENDER
--ETHNICITY
--DAILY LIFE IN VILLAGES
--HEALTH
--SOCIETY LINKS
--BIBLIOGRAPHY

Botswana History Page 14: Tourism

Description: Botswana history: Tourism. Includes information and links for tourists.

Headings:
-14:    Tourism
--TOURISM IN NORTHERN/ WESTERN BOTSWANA
--TOURISM IN EASTERN/ SOUTHERN BOTSWANA
--TOURISM LINKS - OKAVANGO AND CHOBE
--TOURISM LINKS - GENERAL BOTSWANA
--BIBLIOGRAPHY

The Missionaries' Road

[No description]

Headings:
- 14:    Tourism
--- Supplementary Document 1: The Missionaries' Road

Botswana History Page 15: Media

Description: Botswana history: Media

Headings:
-15:    Media
--Media yesterday
--Media today
--Media links

BOTSWANA HISTORY PAGE 2: COMMENTS AND LINKS ON HISTORY OF BOTSWANA

Description: Botswana history pages: notes and comments

Headings:
-2:    Comments and Links

Botswana History Page 3: Archaeology

[No description]

Headings:
- 3:    Archaeology
--Notes and Comments
--Archaeology Links

Botswana History Page 4: Culture

Description: Botswana history: Culture

Headings:
-4:    Culture
--Introduction
--Music & drama
--Fine arts & crafts
--Film and television
--Cultural institutions
--Sport & recreation
--Culture links

Botswana History Page 5: Economy

Description: Botswana history: Economy

Headings:
-5: Economy
--Economic Growth
--Finance
--Mining, Water And Power
--Agriculture
--Manufacturing Industries
--Trade
--Transport & Tourism
--Economy Links

Botswana History Page 6: Education

Description: Botswana history: Education

Headings:
-6:    Education
--Notes and Comments
--Primary and secondary education
--Education-with-production
--Higher education
--Literacy
--Education links

Botswana History Page 7: Geography

Description: Botswana history: Geography

Headings:
-7: Geography
--Boundaries
--Climate
--Physical geography
--Hardveld, sandveld, and ancient lakes
--Soils
--Rural settlement
--Large villages & "traditional" towns
--"Modern" towns & cities
--Geography links
--BIBLIOGRAPHY

Botswana History Page 8: Language

Description: Botswana history: Language

Headings:
-8:    Language
--INDO-EUROPEAN language family/ GERMANIC group
--KHOESAN language family/ Central or Khoe group
--KHOESAN language family/ Southern or "San" group
--NIGER-CONGO language family/BANTU group/ eastern
--NIGER-CONGO language family/BANTU group/ western
--STANDARD DIALECTS & PUBLICATION
--Language Links
--BIBLIOGRAPHY

Botswana History Page 9: Literature

Description: Botswana history: Literature

Headings:
-9:    Literature
--Literature Links
--BIBLIOGRAPHY

Botswana History Pages: Index

Description: Index to the 'Botswana History Pages' - notes on Botswana history by Neil Parsons

2007 Student Guide to Research Sources on Botswana

Description: A provisional bibliography of sources on Botswana history, compiled for students at the University of Botswana by Prof. Neil Parsons (2007 version)

Headings:
-2007 Bibliography & Guide to Sources on Botswana
--Bibliographies & Research Guides
--Books
--Official Publications
--Book Chapters & Periodical Articles
--Newspapers & Periodicals
--Unpublished Manuscripts & Theses
--Archives & Libraries

Bibliography of Botswana History (1997 version)

Description: A provisional bibliography of sources on Botswana history, compiled for students at the University of Botswana by Prof. Neil Parsons (old version)

Headings:
-Select Bibliography on the History of Botswana (1997 version)

Botswana History: Bibliography for Local Studies

Description: A bibliography of materials for local history and social studies in Botswana.

Headings:
-Botswana History: Bibliography for Local Studies
--CENTRAL DISTRICT
--CHOBE DISTRICT
--GHANZI DISTRICT
--KGALAGADI DISTRICT
--KGATLENG DISTRICT
--KWENENG DISTRICT
--NGAMILAND DISTRICT
--NORTH EAST DISTRICT
--SOUTH EAST DISTRICT
--SOUTHERN DISTRICT

The Abandonment of Phalatswe

Description: Why did the BaNgwato abandon their new capital at Old Palatswe so quickly?

Headings:
-The Abandonment of Phalatswe, 1901-1916
--Introduction
--The move from Shoshong
--The cycle of depletion at Phalapye
--The move to Serowe
--Discussion
--Epilogue

Botswana historical place names and terminology

Description: Brief notes on some easily confused place names (etc) from Botswana history, such as Mafeking vs. Mafikeng, and other notes on historical terms

Headings:
-A note on place names, historical terms, etc.
--Some historical place names and terms which give problems:

Sir Seretse Khama

Description: A brief biography of Sir Seretse Khama, the first President of Botswana

Headings:
-Seretse Khama 1921 - 80

A Nation Without A Past - Sir Seretse Khama

Description: Note on Sir Seretse Khama's often misquoted words about 'A Nation without a past'

Headings:
-A Nation without a past is a lost nation

Test

[No description]


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Bechuanaland Colonial Administrators; Colonial Administration Pages 2: Charles Rey and previous Resident Commissioners of Bechuanaland; Colonial Administration Pages 2: Extracts from documents; Colonial Administration Pages: Introduction; Colonial Intelligence in the Bechuanaland Protectorate; Directory index; The Williams Regime in the Bechuanaland Protectorate;
Directory index

Description: Index of pages in directory

Headings:
-Index of pages

Colonial Administration Pages: Introduction

Description: Index to pages on colonial administration

Headings:
-Colonial Administration Pages Introduction and Index

Colonial Administration Pages 2: Extracts from documents

Description: Documents on Bechuanaland Protectorate colonial administration

Headings:
-Colonial Administration Page 1:
-EXTRACTS FROM DOCUMENTS (A-J)

Colonial Administration Pages 2: Charles Rey and previous Resident Commissioners of Bechuanaland

Description: Notes by Neil Parsons on Charles Rey and other Resident Commissioners of the Bechuanaland Protectorate

Headings:
-Colonial Administration Page 2:
-Charles Rey And Previous Commissioners Of The Bechuanaland Protectorate
--Commissioners Mackenzie, Rhodes, and Warren (1884-1885)
--Commissioner Sidney Shippard (Morena Maka)(1885-1895)
--Commissioners Jameson, Newton, and Goold-Adams (1895-1901)
--Commissioner Ralph Williams (Kgosi Loratla)(1902-1906)
--Commissioners Panzera and Garraway (1906-1916)
--Commissioners Macgregor and Ellenberger (1917-1928)
--Commissioners Daniel and Rey (1928-1937)

The Williams Regime in the Bechuanaland Protectorate

Description: Ralph Williams as Resident Commissioner of the Bechuanaland Protectorate

Headings:
-Colonial Administration Page 3:
-The Williams Regime in the Bechuanaland Protectorate 1901-1906

Colonial Intelligence in the Bechuanaland Protectorate

Description: Notes on the history of intelligence in the Bechuanaland Protectorate

Headings:
-Colonial Administration Page 4:
-Intelligence Reporting In Colonial Botswana, 1895-1965
--Intelligence gathering to 1950
--Intelligence Gathering 1950-1961:
---1. Tergos Newsletters
---2. Intelligence Reports
--Conclusion

Bechuanaland Colonial Administrators

Description: Extensive (though not quite complete) list of Bechuanaland Protectorate colonial officials c. 1884 - c. 1965

Headings:
-Bechuanaland Colonial Administrators c.1884-c.1965
--Contents
--A. Resident Magistrates, District Officers, & Divisional Commissioners (by District/ Division)
---1. ASSISTANT COMMISSIONERS/DIVISIONAL COMMISSIONERS
---1a: Northern Protectorate
---1b: Southern Protectorate
---2. BOKALAKA (SEBINA) SUB-DISTRICT
---3. FRANCISTOWN (TATI) DISTRICT
---3. GABERONES DISTRICT
---4. GHANZI DISTRICT
---5. KANYE DISTRICT
---6. KASANE (CHOBE) DISTRICT
---7. LOBATSE DISTRICT
---8. MACHANENG (TULI BLOCK) SUB-DISTRICT
---9. MAHALAPYE SUB-DISTRICT
---10. MOCHUDI DISTRICT
---11. MOLEPOLOLE DISTRICT
---12. NGAMILAND DISTRICT
---13. SEROWE DISTRICT
---14. TSABONG DISTRICT
---15. OTHER RELEVANT MAGISTRATES
--B. Resident Commissioner's Office (Protectorate Central Administration)
---16. B.P. RESIDENT COMMISSIONERS (Vryburg, Mafeking & Gaborone)
---17. B.P. GOVERNMENT SECRETARIES (& DEPUTY RESIDENT COMMISSIONERS)
---18. OTHER OFFICERS IN GOVERNMENT SECRETARIAT (Vryburg, Mafeking & Gaborone)
---19. B. P. GOVERNMENT DEPARTMENTS (excluding Police)
----19a Agriculture
----19b Audit
----19c Education
----19d Finance
----19e Geological Survey
----19f Justice
----19g Land Survey
----19h Medical
----19i Posts & Telegraphs
----19j Public Works
----19k Stores
----19l Treasury
----19m Veterinary
----19n Other
--C. Bechuanaland Police Officers & Men
---20. BECHUANALAND FIELD FORCE
---21. BECHUANALAND BORDER POLICE
---22. BRITISH SOUTH AFRICA POLICE DIVISION I (including Bechuanaland Native Police)
---23. BECHUANALAND PROTECTORATE POLICE
--D. High Commissioner's Office (Cape Town, Pretoria &c.)
---24. HIGH COMMISSIONERS &c.
---25. IMPERIAL/ CHIEF SECRETARIES & DEPUTY HIGH COMMISSIONERS
---26. HCO (BBS) JUDICIAL OFFICERS
---27. OTHER HCO OFFICE STAFF
--E. Colonial and Dominion Affairs/ Commonwealth Relations Offices (London)
---28. SECRETARIES OF STATE
---29. PARLIAMENTARY UNDER-SECRETARIES OF STATE/ MINISTERS OF STATE
---30. PERMANENT UNDER-SECRETARIES OF STATE
---31. DEPUTY UNDER-SECRETARIES OF STATE
---32. ASSISTANT (PERMANENT) UNDER-SECRETARIES OF STATE
---33. CO/DO/CRO JUDICIAL OFFICERS
---34. OTHER CO/DO/CRO OFFICE STAFF
--Sources:
--Appendix:


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A report on Afrobarometer Botswana 2005; Botswana religion: note on statistics; Directory index;
Directory index

Description: Index of pages in directory

Headings:
-Index of pages

A report on Afrobarometer Botswana 2005

Description: Commentary on some of the findings of the Afrobarometer survey for Botswana

Headings:
-A report on Afrobarometer Botswana 2005
--Language and Ethnicity
--Politics and public affairs
--Religion

Botswana religion: note on statistics

Description: Note on religious statistics from 2001 census, reporting article by Muhammed Haron

Headings:
-Religion in Botswana: statistics
--Census 2001 results
--Comparison with Afrobarometer 2005 results


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Botswana and the two World Wars: Home Page; Botswana and the two World Wars: page 1 - bibliography; Botswana and the two World Wars: page 2 - Botswana forces in WW2; World Wars index page;
World Wars index page

[No description]

Headings:
-Pages on the Bechuanaland Protectorate (Botswana) in the First and Second World Wars

Botswana and the two World Wars: Home Page

Description: Home page for section on Bechuanaland Protectorate in the two World Wars

Headings:
-World War I & II Pages: BOTSWANA (BECHUANALAND PROTECTORATE) AND THE TWO WORLD WARS

Botswana and the two World Wars: page 1 - bibliography

Description: Bibliography on Southern Africa esp. relevant to Bechuanaland Protectorate in two World Wars; includes some key comparative works on neighbouring countries and accounts of campaigns in which Bechuana troops took part (even though they do not feature in these publications).

Headings:
-World War I & II Pages
-Page 1: BIBLIOGRAPHY OF BECHUANALAND PROTECTORATE AND THE TWO WORLD WARS
--BIBLIOGRAPHY OF BECHUANALAND PROTECTORATE AND THE TWO WORLD WARS
--WORLD WAR I BIBLIOGRAPHY
--BOTH WARS BIBLIOGRAPHY
--WORLD WAR II BIBLIOGRAPHY
---A: GENERAL HISTORIES
---B: HIGH COMMISSION TERRITORIES
---C. BASUTOLAND
---D. BECHUANALAND,
---E. SWAZILAND
---F: SOUTH AFRICA
---G. OTHER NEIGHBOURING COUNTRIES
---H: MILITARY CAMPAIGNS IN THE MIDDLE EAST & ITALY
---I. REGIMENTAL HISTORIES

Botswana and the two World Wars: page 2 - Botswana forces in WW2

Description: Information on Bechuanaland Protectorate forces in the Second World War, detailed checklists of companies etc.

Headings:
-CHECKLIST OF BECHUANALAND COMPANIES OF THE AFRICAN PIONEER CORPS (ALLIED 5th, 8th, & 9th ARMIES) AND SUMMARY OF THEIR ACTIVITIES 1941-19466
------Glossary
------Chronology
----Companies
----listed in order of recruitment


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Directory "cinema"

Botswana Cinema Studies; Directory index; Film making in Botswana; The Kanye Cinema Experiment;
Directory index

Description: Index of pages in directory

Headings:
-Index of pages

Botswana Cinema Studies

Description: Introductory notes on Cinema Studies in Botswana, by Prof. Neil Parsons, University of Botswana

Headings:
-BOTSWANA CINEMA & FILM STUDIES
-1st Edition
-1. Introduction
-2. The First Fifty Years 1896-1947
-Chapter 3. The Locust Years 1948-1965
-Chapter 4. Independence 1966-1980
-Chapter 5: Under Attack 1981-1993
-Chapter 6: The Last Ten Years 1994-2004

Film making in Botswana

Description: Discussion at African Francophone Film Festival in Botswana, March 2005

Headings:
- FILM MAKING IN BOTSWANA
--Participants

The Kanye Cinema Experiment

Description: Early experiments with cinema in the Bechuanaland Protectorate (Botswana), especially in Kanye; a paper by Prof. Neil Parsons, University of Botswana


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Directory "download"

Download HTI (free command line HTML indexer); Download index page; Downloads;
Downloads

Description: University of Botswana History Department downloads

Download HTI (free command line HTML indexer)

Description: Download the small free command-line HTML indexer HTI

Headings:
-Download HTI HTML indexer
--Thuto.org software
---"Hti"
---"Pich"

Download index page

Description: Index to downloadable files on the University of Botswana History Department web-site

Headings:
-Download index page
--Unzip:
--Botswana History Pages
--Colonial administrators list
--Bibliography of UB History and Archaeology Research Essays
--H202 documents:
--History Department Handbook 2010-11
--Explaining Course Credits: How to build a History programme
--Thuto.org software
---"Hti"
---"Pich"


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1995-96 Research and publications profile; Dr A. Tsheboeng; Dr Kofi Darkwah; Dr N.J.Walker; Dr R. K. K. Molefi; Dr Stefania Merlo; Mr N. Manyanga; Neil Parsons (home page); Neil Parsons' Links Page; Prof. A. K. Kanduza; Prof. A.K. Segobye; Prof. L.D. Ngcongco; Prof. T. Tlou; Pula: Contents 1980 - 96; UB History seminars 2003; UB staff seminars 1997 - 99;
Dr Kofi Darkwah

Description: [OLD PAGE ARCHIVED:] Home page of Dr R.H.K. Darkwah, B.A. Hons (Ghana), Ph.D (London) tel. ext. 2664

Headings:
-Dr Kofi Darkwah

Prof. A. K. Kanduza

Description: Home page of Prof. A. K. Kanduza, History Department, University of Botswana

Headings:
-Prof. A. K. Kanduza

Neil Parsons' Links Page

Description: [OLD PAGE ARCHIVED] Links to other sites, by Neil Parsons [MOST NOW OUT OF DATE]

Headings:
-Neil Parsons' Links Page
--GENERAL:
--ARCHIVES & MUSEUMS:
--HISTORY DEPARTMENTS IN NEIGHBOURING COUNTRIES
--INTERNET DISCUSSION GROUPS:
--LIBRARIES:
--RESEARCH ON-LINE:
--SECONDARY SCHOOLS CURRICULA:
--MISCELLANEOUS:
--THE SCHAPERA PROJECT

Mr N. Manyanga

Description: [OLD PAGE ARCHIVED:] Home page of Mr N. Manyanga, B.A. (Zimbabwe), M.Phil. (Uppsala), Lecturer in Archaeology, University of Botswana

Headings:
-Mr N. Manyanga

Dr Stefania Merlo

Description: Home page of Dr Stefania Merlo, Archaeology Unit, University of Botswana

Headings:
-Dr S. Merlo

Dr R. K. K. Molefi

Description: [OLD PAGE, ARCHIVED] Home page of R. K. K. Molefi, B.A. (UBS), M.A., Ph.D. (Dalhousie)

Headings:
-R. K. K. Molefi

Prof. L.D. Ngcongco

Description: [OLD PAGE ARCHIVED:] Home page of Prof. L.D. Ngcongco, B.A., U.E.D. (Rhodes), M.A., Ph.D (Dalhousie) [DIED 2007]

Headings:
-Prof. L.D. Ngcongco

Neil Parsons (home page)

Description: [OLD PAGE, ARCHIVED] Home page of Prof. Neil Parsons (Q.N.Parsons), an historian at the University of Botswana

Headings:
-Neil Parsons

Pula: Contents 1980 - 96

Description: [OLD PAGE ARCHIVED:] Contents of the journal Pula: Botswana Journal of African Studies, 1980-96

Headings:
-Pula: Botswana Journal of African Studies
-Volumes 1-10 (1980-1996)
--(Index)

1995-96 Research and publications profile

Description: [OLD PAGE ARCHIVED:] Summary of research interests and recent publications of University of Botswana History and Archaeology staff in 1995-96

Headings:
-History and Archaeology Research and publications profile 1995 - 1996
--History, Archaeology and Museum Studies staff in 1995-96, in alphabetical order:
--BAREI, Geoffrey B.
--BENNETT Bruce S.
--BOLAANE, Maitseo M.
--DARKWAH, R.H. Kofi
--LANE, Paul J.
--LUCHEMBE, Chipasha C.
--MGADLA, P. Themba
--MOKOPAKGOSI, Brian T.
--MORAPEDI, W.G.
--NGCONGCO, Leonard D.
--PARSONS, Q. Neil
--PULE, T. T.
--REID, D. Andrew M.
--SADR, Karim
--SEGOBYE, Alinah K.
--SEKGOMA, Gilbert A.
--THAPELO, T.D.
--TSHEBOENG, Alfred
--ZINS, Henryk

Prof. A.K. Segobye

Description: [OLD PAGE ARCHIVED:] Home page of Prof. Alinah K. Segobye, B.A., P.G.D.E. (UB), Cert. African Archaeology (Free University of Brussels), M.Phil, Ph.D(Cambridge)

Headings:
-Prof. Alinah K. Segobye

UB staff seminars 1997 - 99

Description: [OLD PAGE ARCHIVED:] List of seminar papers read to the University of Botswana History and Archaeology seminar, 1997-99

Headings:
-Staff seminars 1997 - 99

UB History seminars 2003

Description: [OLD PAGE ARCHIVED:] Recent and forthcoming seminars in the University of Botswana History Department

Headings:
-UB History Department seminars 2003
--Recent and forthcoming papers:

Prof. T. Tlou

Description: [OLD PAGE ARCHIVED:] Home page of Prof. T. Tlou, Emeritus Professor of History at the University of Botswana [DIED 2010]

Headings:
-Prof. T. Tlou

Dr A. Tsheboeng

Description: [OLD PAGE ARCHIVED:] Home page of Dr A. Tsheboeng, B.A. (UB), M.A. (York), Ph.D (London) [NO LONGER AT UNIVERSITY OF BOTSWANA

Headings:
-Dr A. Tsheboeng

Dr N.J.Walker

Description: [OLD PAGE ARCHIVED:] Home page of Dr N.J.Walker, B.A. Hons, B.Sc (Cape Town), Grad. Cert. Museum Studies (Leicester), Ph.D (Uppsala), tel. ext. 2554

Headings:
-Dr N.J.Walker


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Bruce Bennett; Celebrating the life of a Legend: David Kiyaga-Mulindwa; Courses in History; Dr Boga Manatsha; Dr Glorious B. Gumbo; Dr Keletso G. Setlhabi; Dr Morongwa Mosothwane; H202 (Europe since 1750) guide, 2000-2001; H202 Guide to essay-writing; H403 guidelines; How to take notes in lectures; Mr G.B. Barei; Mr Lokwalo Thabeng; Mr P. C. Thebe; Ms Senwelo Isaacs; Notes on grades; Prof. B. T. Mokopakgosi; Prof. Christian John Makgala; Prof. Fred Morton; Prof. Leonard Diniso Ngcongco - Obituary notices; Prof. M.M. Bolaane; Prof. P.T. Mgadla; Prof. W.G. Morapedi; Sarah M. Mothulatshipi; University of Botswana History Department; University of Botswana History Department Staff; University of Botswana History Department: Contact;
Mr G.B. Barei

Description: Home page of Mr G.B. Barei, BA, PGDE (UB), M.A. (London)

Headings:
-Mr G.B. Barei

H202 Guide to essay-writing

Description: Advice for History undergraduates on writing essays, including how to write footnotes

Headings:
-H 202
-Guide to writing essays
--Footnotes and bibliography
---"Author-date" references
---Why do we not use this in History?
---Different systems:
---Indicating quotations:
---Giving the source:
---Example of a short quotation:
---Example of a long quotation:
---Where to put footnotes:
---Further points:
---Bibliography:

How to take notes in lectures

Description: Basic tips on how to take notes in lectures, written for undergraduate history students at the University of Botswana.

Headings:
-How to take notes in lectures

Bruce Bennett

Description: Home page of Dr B. S. Bennett, an historian at the University of Botswana.

Headings:
-Dr Bruce S. Bennett
--Some publications:
--The History Department Web-site:
--Information for students:

Prof. M.M. Bolaane

Description: Home page of Prof. M.M.M. Bolaane, D.S.E., B.Ed (UB), M.A. (London) D.Phil. (Oxford), Acting Director of the Research Centre for San Studies

Headings:
-Prof. M.M.M. Bolaane

University of Botswana History Department: Contact

Description: Basic contact information, both electronic and postal etc.

Headings:
-Contact
--UB History Department
---Electronic contact:
---Postal address:
---Telephone:
--Web-site
--University of Botswana Library
--University of Botswana (other departments, etc. etc.)

Courses in History

Description: Unofficial list of History courses, as at 2014

Headings:
-History courses, as in 2014 UB Calendar
--History BA courses:
--History MA courses
--GEC course
--BA in History: degree structure
--MA in History: degree structure

Dr Glorious B. Gumbo

Description: Home page of Dr Glorious Gumbo, Lecturer in History, University of Botswana

Headings:
-Dr Glorious B. Gumbo

H202 (Europe since 1750) guide, 2000-2001

Description: Page at address of old H202 page, redirects to where pages stored

Headings:
-The H 202 Pages have moved

H403 guidelines

[No description]

Headings:
-Guidelines for H403 students

University of Botswana History Department

Description: University of Botswana History Department, including the Archaeology Unit and Museum Studies

Headings:
-About the History Department
--Introducing the History Department
--Career Prospects
--Our aims & objectives
---The department's mission is:
---The objectives of UB History and UB Archaeology programmes are:
---Employment prospects
--Contact:

Ms Senwelo Isaacs

Description: Home page of Ms Senwelo Isaacs, Lecturer in Archaeology, University of Botswana

Headings:
-Ms Senwelo Isaacs

Prof. Christian John Makgala

Description: Home page of Prof. Christian John Makgala, History Department, University of Botswana

Headings:
-Prof. Christian John Makgala
--PUBLICATIONS
---BOOKS
---BOOK CHAPTERS
---JOURNAL ARTICLES
---BOOK REVIEWS

Dr Boga Manatsha

Description: Home page of Dr Boga Manatsha

Headings:
-Dr Boga Manatsha

Prof. P.T. Mgadla

Description: Home page of Associate Professor P.T. Mgadla, A.T.C. (Francistown), B.A., C.C.E. (UBS), M.A., Ph.D (Boston)

Headings:
-Prof. P.T. Mgadla
--Recent publications:

Prof. B. T. Mokopakgosi

Description: Home page of Dr B.T. Mokopakgosi, historian, University of Botswana

Headings:
-Prof. B. T. Mokopakgosi

Prof. W.G. Morapedi

Description: Home page of Prof. W.G. Morapedi, B.A., P.G.D.E. (UB), MA, Ph.D (Essex), tel. ext. 2099

Headings:
-Prof. W.G. Morapedi

Prof. Fred Morton

Description: Home page of Prof. Fred Morton, BA (Ohio Northern), MA (Ohio State), PhD (Syracuse)

Headings:
-Prof. Fred Morton
--Research interests:
--Editorial responsibilities:
--Lectures:
--Current projects:
--Publications (recent):
---Books & monographs.
---Book chapters:
---Periodical articles:

Dr Morongwa Mosothwane

Description: Home page of Dr Morongwa Mosothwane, University of Botswana

Headings:
-Dr Morongwa Mosothwane

Sarah M. Mothulatshipi

Description: Home page of Dr Sarah M. Mothulatshipi, BSc (Hons) Environmental Sciences, (East Anglia), M.Sc. (Bioarchaeology and Geoarchaeology), (London), Ph.D. (Edinburgh); tel. ext. 2547

Headings:
-Dr Sarah M. Mothulatshipi

Notes on grades

Description: Notes on the significance of various grades (50%, etc) at the University of Botswana

Headings:
-Notes on grades
--Rough guide to grades
--Notes:
--Update, 2006, by B. S. Bennett

Prof. Leonard Diniso Ngcongco - Obituary notices

Description: The eminent historian Prof. L. D. Ngcongco, former Head of University Botswana History Department, has died, 13 August 2007.

Headings:
-Prof. Leonard Diniso Ngcongco: obituary notices (August 2007)
--Summary obituary
---Early life in South Africa
---At UBLS and UB
---The UNESCO History
---Church activities
---Death and final tributes
--Contributions by readers:
--- Prof. Gordon Haliburton writes:
--Prof. Ngcongco and his achievement:

Celebrating the life of a Legend: David Kiyaga-Mulindwa

Description: Reflections on the late Dr David Kiyaga-Mulindwa, formerly of the University of Botswana History Department and Archaeology Unit.

Headings:
-Celebrating the life of a Legend: David Kiyaga-Mulindwa
--By Phillip Segadika [*]
--Personal memories

Dr Keletso G. Setlhabi

Description: Home page of Dr Keletso G. Setlhabi, B.A. (UB), Grad.Diploma, MMS (Deakin), Ph.D. (UB), Temporary Full-Time Lecturer in Archaeology at the University of Botswana

Headings:
-Dr Keletso G. Setlhabi

University of Botswana History Department Staff

Description: List of academic staff in the University of Botswana History Department, which includes the Archaeology Unit

Headings:
-ACADEMIC STAFF
--Professors:
--Associate Professors:
--Senior Lecturers:
--Lecturers:
--Staff Development Fellow (SDF):

Mr Lokwalo Thabeng

Description: Home page of Mr Lokwalo Thabeng, Staff Development Fellow in Archaeology, University of Botswana

Headings:
-Mr Lokwalo Thabeng

Mr P. C. Thebe

Description: Home page of Mr P.C. Thebe, Lecturer in Archaeology, BA (UB, Gaborone) M.A. (UT, Austin)

Headings:
-Mr P. C. Thebe


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Directory "ub/compu"

Avoiding e-mail attachments; Directory default index page; How to switch off bad features in MS Word; Miscellaneous computer stuff; UB History: computer services: Viruses; UB History: computer services: Viruses: general advice on avoiding; Using MS Outlook for UB email; Viruses and attachments: new dangers;
Directory default index page

Description: Index page for directory

Headings:
-Index page

Avoiding e-mail attachments

[No description]

Headings:
-Avoiding email attachments
-Email and attachments
--When to use an attachment.
--Word-processed documents as attachments
--What to do instead:
--If you must send a Word attachment:
---How to save in RTF format:
--To summarize:
--HTML email

Miscellaneous computer stuff

Description: How to speed up browsing, and other tips

Headings:
-Miscellaneous computer stuff
--Speed up your browsing:
---Switch off images
----To switch off images:
----To show images:
---Open links in new window:
---What is "right-clicking"?
--Finding things in large pages
--Translation
---How good is the translation?
--Getting IP addresses:
---To find your own machine's IP address:
---Getting the IP address of a remote machine
--Setting a home page for your browser
---Making a home page on your hard drive
-Start page

How to switch off bad features in MS Word

Description: Switching off autoformatting, disabling macros, etc - how to stop Word doing the bad things it often seems to want to

Headings:
-How to switch off bad features of MS Word and other Windows problems
--How to switch off Autoformatting
--Getting rid of bad and excessive formatting
---Footnotes:
--To disable macros:
---Word 97
---Word 2000:
--Macros in MS Excel
--Stopping Windows from hiding your menus
--Stopping Word from hiding your menus

Using MS Outlook for UB email

Description: How to set up Personal Folders on your own hard drive, and how to access UB email at home: advice for users of the University of Botswana email system

Headings:
-Using MS Outlook for UB email including how to access your email from home
--How to set up Personal Folders on your own hard drive
--How to read UB email at home

UB History: computer services: Viruses

Description: Information on viruses, virus hoaxes, chain letters etc.

Headings:
-Viruses, etc.
--Viruses
---Macro viruses
---Worm.ExploreZip
--Backing up
--Virus hoaxes
--Chain letters
--Scams

Viruses and attachments: new dangers

[No description]

Headings:
-Viruses and attachments
--Viruses and email attachments

UB History: computer services: Viruses: general advice on avoiding

Description: Information on how to avoid viruses

Headings:
-Viruses, etc.


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Directory "ub/compu/wproc"

Word processing History Essays;
Word processing History Essays

Description: Advice for students on word processing history essays in MS Word, including how to add footnotes

Headings:
-Notes on word-processing of essays
--Notes on word-processing of essays
---Non-printing characters (editing marks)
---Footnotes
----Examples:
----What NOT to do:
---Book titles in italic, NOT bold (and usually not underlined)
---Paragraphs
---Long quotations:
----Example:
---Quotation marks:
---Font:
---Tables:
----Examples
---Page numbers:
---Problems with MS Word settings:
---Conclusion:


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Directory "ub/courses/his211"

Footnotes: quick-reference guide; HIS 211 current information; HIS 211 index page; HIS 211: The Rise of Europe to World Dominance;
HIS 211 index page

Description: Index page to HIS 211 directory (not main page)

Headings:
-HIS 211 index page

HIS 211 current information

Description: Current information for students in HIS 211, on reading etc.

Headings:
-HIS 211: Current information

Footnotes: quick-reference guide

Description: Brief summary of how to write footnotes, for course HIS 211, University of Botswana

Headings:
-HIS 211: Quick-reference guide to writing footnotes
--Books
--Articles
--Chapter in book
--Editors
--Multiple authors

HIS 211: The Rise of Europe to World Dominance

Description: University of Botswana course on Europe to 1900: main page

Headings:
-HIS 211 Index Page
--First semester, 2011-12.
---Assessment:
---Books on Reserve under HIS 211:
---Course outline:
--Material online
---Academic honesty:


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Directory "ub/courses/his212"

HIS 212: Catastrophe and survival in twentieth-century Europe; [HIS 212] The twentieth century: Some basic events;
[HIS 212] The twentieth century: Some basic events

[No description]

HIS 212: Catastrophe and survival in twentieth-century Europe

Description: University of Botswana course on Europe in the 20th century

Headings:
-HIS 212 Index Page
--Material online
--Books on reserve


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Directory "ub/courses/his435"

20th century British elections and prime ministers; HIS 435; HIS 435: British History;
HIS 435: British History

Description: University of Botswana course on British history

Headings:
-HIS 435 Index Page
--Course outline
--Books
--Other pages:
--Other sites:

HIS 435

Description: Directory default page for HIS 435 (course in British history)

20th century British elections and prime ministers

Description: Time-line showing parliamentary elections and prime ministers in 20th century Britain

Headings:
-Elections and governments in 20th century Britain
--Table of elections and prime ministers
--Some notes
---Graph of the various governments in the 20th century (1901-2000), by parties, spaced proportionately (approximately):
---Graph of the governments since the Second World War, up till 2010:


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Directory "ub/courses/his471"

Guidelines for students in HIS471 and HIS472 (research essay project); HIS 471 (Student research project): index to pages;
Guidelines for students in HIS471 and HIS472 (research essay project)

Description: Guidelines for students in the University of Botswana history research essay course, including format of references

Headings:
-Guidelines for HIS471/HIS472 students
--General notes
--Notes on the format of references
---Archive references
---Bibliography
--Author-date style (Archaeology only)

HIS 471 (Student research project): index to pages

Description: Index to some pages for research essay course

Headings:
-HIS471/HIS472 (research essay): index to pages


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Directory "web"

Citation of electronic sources; Computing; GPL; Miscellaneous useful sites;
Citation of electronic sources

Description: Discussion of the problems of citation of electronic sources, with our current recommendation

Headings:
-Citation of electronic sources
--Citation of electronic sources: the problems
--Our current recommendation
---Bibliography
---Sources whose locations are not simple URLs
--Other formats:
---Guides for historical writing:
---General style guides:
---Further reading:
---Addendum September 2003

GPL

Description: Copy of the GNU General Public Licence (GPL)

Headings:
-The GPL

Computing

Description: Index to computer-related pages on the UB History web-site

Headings:
-Computing

Miscellaneous useful sites

Description: Miscellaneous useful sites

Headings:
-Miscellaneous useful sites
--Books
---Second-hand books on the Internet:
--Miscellaneous
---Currency converter


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Directory "web/html"

Colours in HTML; Common HTML tags; HTML Index page; HTML default page; Introduction to HTML; Introduction to style sheets; Relative addresses and URLs; Some basics of academic web use; Tables in HTML;
HTML default page

[No description]

Headings:
-HTML: creating web-pages

Some basics of academic web use

Description: Information on how and why academic web use differs from commercial use

Headings:
-Some basics of academic web use
--Academic versus commercial web standards
--Finding information on the web: search engines
--Accessibility

Colours in HTML

Description: Using colours in HTML: RGB colours and colour-names

Headings:
-Colour in HTML
--Introduction
---Using colours:
--Hex values colour table
--Netcape colour names

Introduction to style sheets

Description: Introduction to using Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) for formatting web-pages

Headings:
-Introduction to style sheets
--What are style sheets?
---Problems with CSS
--Basics of CSS
---Rules
---Declarations
---Style sheets: external, embedded and in-line:
--How declarations are made
---External style sheets:
---Embedded style:
---In-line style
--Grouping rules
--Style using classes, identifiers and context
---Class as selector
---ID as selector
---Contextual selectors
---Pseudo-classes and pseudo-elements
--Using DIV and SPAN
--Some common style properties
--Some examples
---A Heading which should be green on black
--Bugs
--The W3C on-line validator

HTML Index page

Description: Index to pages about using HTML

Headings:
-HTML Index Page

Introduction to HTML

Description: Introduction to HTML, the code used for creating web-pages

Headings:
-Introduction to HTML
--What is HTML?
--The basics
---Elements
---Attributes
---Basic structure of an HTML document
---Paragraphs:
---Headings:
---Lists:
---Links:
----Source anchors:
----Types of address:
-----(1) Relative links:
-----(2) Internal links:
-----(3) Non-HTTP links:
---Images:
---Nesting tags
----Nesting symmetrically
----In-line versus block-level elements
--Comments
--Putting it together
-Heading of document
--First subheading
--Second subheading
--Style sheets
--How to learn from other people's HTML
--Creating HTML files
---Composing your own HTML
----Using an HTML editor
----Using a plain text editor
----Using a word-processor
---Automatic composition
--Any Browser! (or, using correct HTML)
--Conclusion: to UB colleagues:

Relative addresses and URLs

Description: Basic introduction to relative addresses, for HTML links

Headings:
-Relative addresses in URLs
--URLs: absolute and relative addresses
--Some practice with DOS
--Putting it together: writing relative links
--That's it
--Extra notes:

Tables in HTML

Description: How to create tables in HTML

Headings:
-Tables in HTML
--Some important attributes:
---Attributes of TABLE:
---Attributes of TD (and TH, see below):
--Additional elements:
--Further notes:
-Imaginary page heading
--Complex tables
--Layout tables

Common HTML tags

Description: Common HTML tags, and special characters

Headings:
-Common HTML tags
--Note on <PRE> </PRE> :
--Note on the <Q> tag
--Note on special characters
---Some common special characters:
--Note on structural versus formatting elements
--The meaning of "deprecated".


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Directory "whist"

Date of the Millennium; Directory default index page; No, it ISN'T all on computer these days!;
Directory default index page

[No description]

Headings:
-Index page for directory "whist"

No, it ISN'T all on computer these days!

Description: Why most historical records are NOT yet on computer

Headings:
-No, it isn't all on computer these days!
--Electronic resources
--Archives
--Publications
--Postscript: new developments

Date of the Millennium

Description: Why the 21st century starts in 2001, not 2000

Headings:
-When is the Millennium?
--The date of the Millennium
--Further notes on the Christian calendar:
---The Year AD:
---The date of Christmas
--BCE and CE dates
--Calendars: days, months and years
---Using days, months and years
---Using days and years
---Using days and months
---The week


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Directory "whist/chhist"

Church History: index page; The Church of England and "Establishment";
The Church of England and "Establishment"

Description: Establishment, disestablishment and antidisestablishmentarianism: the special legal status of the Church of England

Headings:
- Some notes on the Church of England and "Establishment"
--What is "Establishment"?
--The official aspects
--The unofficial aspects
--Scotland
--Disestablishment and antidisestablishmentarianism
--Outside Britain

Church History: index page

[No description]

Headings:
-Church History: Index


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