Africa Past and Present, Episode 64

Episode 64 of Africa Past & Present — the podcast about African history, culture, and politics — is now available at:

In this show, Peter Limb (Michigan State University) on the life and writings of Dr. Alfred Bitini Xuma, President-General of the African National Congress (1940-49) and first black physician in Johannesburg. Limb discusses his just published book<>  bringing together Xuma’s autobiography, correspondence, essays and speeches on health, politics, crime, beer, the pass laws, and the rights of African women.

Africa Past and Present is hosted by Michigan State University historians Peter Alegi and Peter Limb and produced by Matrix — the  Center for Humane Arts, Letters, and Social Sciences Online ( Subscribe to the podcast on our website and on iTunes


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