n Historia - A shared language of ethnic identification
Embroiled: Swiss Churches, South Africa and Apartheid, Caroline Jeannerat, Eric Morier-Genoud, Didier Péclard : book review

Volume 58, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 0018-229X



Historians of Christian missions in South Africa have recently obtained a great deal of new reading. While some of it reflects the "seismic shift", as Isabel Hofmeyr calls it, towards stressing the limits of missionaries' power, others go into great lengths to emphasise the lingering legacies of missionary institutions (religious and educational), and as Hofmeyr also illustrated elsewhere, their transnational reach.

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