Africa Past and Present, Episode 64

Episode 64 of Africa Past & Present — the podcast about African history, culture, and politics — is now available at: http://afripod.aodl.org

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<http://www.vanriebeecksociety.co.za/home.htm>  bringing together Xuma’s autobiography, correspondence, essays and speeches on health, politics, crime, beer, the pass laws, and the rights of African women.

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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 (http://matrix.msu.edu). Subscribe to the podcast on our website and on iTunes

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