Former ISI Fellow John Higginson Celebrates Publication of Book

On February 6th, former ISI fellow John Higginson celebrated the publication of his new book, Collective Violence & the Agrarian Origins of South African Apartheid, 1900-1948. Higginson teaches in the History Department here at the University of Massachusetts and is a research Fellow in the College of Human Sciences and in the Department of History at the University of South Africa in Pretoria. Collective Violence examines the dark odyssey of official and private collective violence against the rural African population and Africans in general during the two generations before apartheid became the primary justification for the existence of the South African state. More information about the book, as well as an opportunity to purchase it, can be found on the website of Cambridge University Press.