[REVIEW]: Lucien van der Walt, 2014, on Jared Davidson, “Sewing Freedom: Philip Josephs, Transnationalism and Early New Zealand Anarchism”

Lucien van der Walt, 2014, "Jared Davidson, Sewing Freedom: Philip Josephs, Transnationalism and Early New Zealand Anarchism, Oakland, CA: AK Press, 2014; 174pp," Anarchist Studies, volume 22, number 2, pp. 120-121   Get the PDF here In this gem of a biography, Jared Davidson recovers the life and achievements of one of the often-forgotten tens … Continue reading [REVIEW]: Lucien van der Walt, 2014, on Jared Davidson, “Sewing Freedom: Philip Josephs, Transnationalism and Early New Zealand Anarchism”

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[REVIEW]: Lucien van der Walt, 2012, Berry and Bantman (eds.), “New Perspectives on Anarchism, Labour and Syndicalism: the Individual, the National and the Transnational”

Lucien van der Walt, 2012, “David Berry and Constance Bantman, eds., New Perspectives on Anarchism, Labour and Syndicalism: the individual, the national and the transnational ”, Anarchist Studies, volume 20, number 1, pp. 123-126. David Berry and Constance Bantman (eds.), New Perspectives on Anarchism, Labour and Syndicalism: the Individual, the National and the Transnational, Newcastle … Continue reading [REVIEW]: Lucien van der Walt, 2012, Berry and Bantman (eds.), “New Perspectives on Anarchism, Labour and Syndicalism: the Individual, the National and the Transnational”

[REVIEW]: Lucien van der Walt, 2006, “Neil Roos, Ordinary Springboks: white servicemen and social justice in South Africa, 1939-1961”

Lucien van der Walt, 2006, “Neil Roos, Ordinary Springboks: white servicemen and social justice in South Africa, 1939-1961”, International Review of Social History, volume 51, part 3, pp. 501-504. REVIEW: Roos, NEIL. Ordinary Springboks. White Servicemen and Social Justice in South Africa, 1939- 1961. Ashgate, Aldershot [etc.] 2005. xvi, 23 I pp. £45 .oo; A … Continue reading [REVIEW]: Lucien van der Walt, 2006, “Neil Roos, Ordinary Springboks: white servicemen and social justice in South Africa, 1939-1961”

[REVIEW]: Lucien van der Walt, 2005, Lis Lange, “White, Poor and Angry: white working class families in Johannesburg”

Lucien van der Walt, 2005, “Lis Lange, White, Poor and Angry: white working class families in Johannesburg”, International Review of Social History, volume 50, number 1, pp. 115-117.LANGE, LIS. van der Walt - Review of Lange 'White, Poor and Angry' [Race and representation.] Ashgate, Aldershot [etc.] 2003. viii, 186 pp. £45.00.Lis Lange provides that rarity in … Continue reading [REVIEW]: Lucien van der Walt, 2005, Lis Lange, “White, Poor and Angry: white working class families in Johannesburg”

[REVIEW]: Lucien van der Walt, 2001, Chris Harman, “A People’s History of the World”

Lucien van der Walt, 2001, “Chris Harman, A People's History of the World”, International Review of Social History, volume 45, part 1, pp. 77-79. BOOK REVIEWS HARMAN, CHRIS. A people's history of the world. Bookmarks, London [etc.] 1999, vii, 729 pp. £15.99. Chris Harman's *A People's History of the World* is an ambitious attempt to … Continue reading [REVIEW]: Lucien van der Walt, 2001, Chris Harman, “A People’s History of the World”

[REVIEW]: Lucien van der Walt, 1999, Owen Crankshaw, “Race, Class and the Changing Division of Labour under Apartheid”

Lucien van der Walt, 1999, “Owen Crankshaw, Race, Class and the Changing Division of Labour under Apartheid”, International Review of Social History, volume 44, part 3, pp. 505-508. CRANKSHAW, OWEN, Race, Class and the Changing Division of Labour under Apartheid. Routledge, London [etc.] 1997. ix, 214 pp. 45.00. Owen Crankshaw's *Race, Class and the Changing … Continue reading [REVIEW]: Lucien van der Walt, 1999, Owen Crankshaw, “Race, Class and the Changing Division of Labour under Apartheid”

[REVIEW]: Lucien van der Walt, 2003, Peter Alexander’s “Workers, War and the Origins of Apartheid”

REVIEW: Lucien van der Walt, 2003, “Inter-racial Workers' Solidarity in South Africa: Peter Alexander, Workers, War and the Origins of Apartheid: labour and politics in South Africa”, Journal of African History, volume 44, number 1, pp. 168-169. INTER - RACIAL WORKERS'  SOLIDARITY IN SOUTH AFRICA Lucien van der Walt p. 168 REVIEW of  Workers, War … Continue reading [REVIEW]: Lucien van der Walt, 2003, Peter Alexander’s “Workers, War and the Origins of Apartheid”

[REVIEW]: Lucien van der Walt, 1997, Film review, Ken Loach’s “Land and Freedom” (“Anarchists-syndicalists sidelined”)

Lucien van der Walt, 1997, Film review: Land and Freedom, directed by Ken Loach, entitled "Anarchists-syndicalists sidelined," from Debate: voices from the South African left, number 2 (first series), pp. 123-124.  Note: review was deeply influenced by the review in Scottish Anarchist, no. 3, 1997. Get the PDF of the review here   "Land and Freedom," … Continue reading [REVIEW]: Lucien van der Walt, 1997, Film review, Ken Loach’s “Land and Freedom” (“Anarchists-syndicalists sidelined”)

[REVIEW]: Lucien van der Walt, 2007, “Triumph and Tragedy of a South African Communist: Ray Simons, 1914-2004 – review of Ray Alexander Simons, 2004, ‘All my Life and All my Strength'”

van der Walt, Lucien, (2007), "Triumph and Tragedy of a South African Communist: Ray  Simons, 1914-2004 [review of Ray Alexander Simons, 2004, All my Life and All my Strength]," Khanya: a journal for activists, number 13 The previous link to the review went down. The PDF is now online here (mirrors here or here). The text … Continue reading [REVIEW]: Lucien van der Walt, 2007, “Triumph and Tragedy of a South African Communist: Ray Simons, 1914-2004 – review of Ray Alexander Simons, 2004, ‘All my Life and All my Strength'”

[REVIEW ESSAY]: Lucien van der Walt, 2001, “‘Fix It or Nix It?’ The anti-globalisation movement – review of J. Brecher, T. Costello and B. Smith, 2000, ‘Globalisation from Below: the power of solidarity'”

van der Walt, Lucien, (2001), "'Fix It or Nix It? The anti-globalisation movement [Review of J. Brecher, T. Costello and B. Smith, 2000, Globalisation from Below: the power of solidarity],"  South African Labour Bulletin, volume 25, number 5  PDF online here