South Asians in Africa: a bibliography

Mahatma Gandhi with the Hindu Women's Association in South Africa in 1913 (from Gandhi in South Africa, cited below.)


Agehananda Bharati, Swami, 1923-
     The Asians in East Africa; Jayhind and Uhuru.  Chicago, Nelson-Hall Co.
     Series title:  Professional-technical series.
       UCB   Anthropol DT429 .A351
       UCB   Main      DT429 .A351

Aiyar, P. Subramania.
     The Indian problem in South Africa / by P. Subramania Aiyar ; with an
   introd. by Harold J. Stuart.  [s.l. : s.n.], 1925 (Durban, Natal : African
   Chronicle Printing Works).
       UCLA  URL       DT 764 I4A3

Andrews, C. F. (Charles Freer), 1871-1940.
     The Indian question in East Africa.  Nairobi, Swift Press [1921].
       UCLA  URL       DT 429 A565i

Andrews, C. F. (Charles Freer), 1871-1940.
     Indians in South Africa.  Madras, Ganesh [1922?].
       NRLF            B 3 283 497

Appasamy, Bhaskar.
     Indians of South Africa.
     Series title:  Current topics series ; no. 12.
       UCSB  Library   HC435.1 .O8

Appasamy, Bhaskar.
     Indians of South Africa, by Bhaskar Appasamy.  Bombay, Padma Publications
   Ltd. [1943].
     Series title:  Current topics series ; no. 12.
       UCB   Main      DT764.E3 .A6

Arkin, A. J.
      The contribution of the Indians to the South African economy, 1860-1970 /
    by A.J. Arkin.  Durban : Institute for Social and Economic Research,
    University of Durban-Westville, 1981.
      Series title:  University of Durban-Westville. Institute for Social and
    Economic Research I.S.E.R. ; 14.
        UCB   Main      DT764.E3 .A79

Art, culture and social reality : the Indian community in the Transvaal :
    the catalogue of the exhibition at the Gertrude Posel Gallery, Wits
    University, September 1991.  [South Africa : s.n., 1991?].
        NRLF            C 2 926 971

Bagwandeen, Dowlat.
     A people on trial for breaching racism : the struggle for land and housing
   of the Indian people of Natal, 1940-1946 / Dowlat Bagwandeen.  Durban :
   Madiba Publications, 1991.
       UCB   Main      DT764.E3 B34 1991

Bakshi, S. R. (Shiri Ram), 1935-
      Gandhi and Indians in South Africa / S.R. Bakshi.  New Delhi : Antique
    Publishers, c1988.
        UCB   Main      DT764.E3 B261 1988

Bhachu, Parminder.
     Twice migrants : East African Sikh settlers in Britain / Parminder Bhachu.
   London ; New York : Tavistock Publications, 1985.
       UCB   Main      DA125.S57 B431 1985

Bhana, Surendra, 1939-
     Gandhi's legacy : the Natal Indian Congress, 1894-1994 / Surendra Bhana.
   Pietermaritzburg : University of Natal Press, c1997.
       UCB   Main      JQ1998.N38 B53 1997
       UCR   Rivera    JQ1998.N38 B53 1997

Bhana, Surendra.
     Indentured Indian emigrants to Natal, 1860-1902 : a study based on ships'
   lists / Surendra Bhana.  New Delhi : Promilla & Co., 1991.
       NRLF            B 3 843 176

Bhana, Surendra.
      Setting down roots : Indian migrants in South Africa, 1860-1911 /
    Surendra Bhana and Joy B. Brain.  Johannesburg : Witwatersrand University
    Press, 1990.
        UCLA  URL       DT 1768 E38 B48 1990

Bhatt, T. A.
      A biographical sketch of Indians in Africa. Compiled by T. A. Bhatt.
    [Nairobi, United Africa Press, 1969-
        UCB   Main      DT16.E17 B51

Bhatia, Prem.
     Indian ordeal in Africa.  Delhi, Vikas Pub. House [1973].
       UCB   Main      DT429 .B461

Boute, Joseph.
      La demographie de la branche indo-pakistanaise d'Afrique.  Louvain,
    Societe d'etudes morales, sociales et juridiques, 1965.
      Series title:  Etudes morales, sociales et juridiques.
        UCI             DT764.E3 B6 
        UCLA  URL       HB 3661 B669d 1965
        UCSD  SSH       HB1071 .B6 CIRC Annex

Brain, J. B.
     Christian Indians in Natal, 1860-1911 : an historical and statistical
   study / by J.B. Brain.  Cape Town : Oxford University Press, 1983.
     Series title:  Publikasiereeks (Human Sciences Research Council) ; no. 80.
       GTU   Library   BV3625.S67 B72 1983
       GTU   SFTS      BV3625.S67 B72 1983 Held at SFTS San Anselmo. Type EXP
                       GTU for loan info
       UCB   Main      BV3625.S67 B72 1983

Calpin, George Harold, 1897-
      Indians in South Africa.  [1st ed.] .  Pietermaritzburg, Shuter &
    Shooter, 1949.
        NRLF            $B 58 23

Chattopadhyaya, Haraprasad.
     Indians in Africa; a socio-economic study.  Calcutta, Bookland [1970].
       UCI             DT764.E3 C5 Inaccessible until F96
       UCLA  URL       DT 764 E3C392
       UCR   Rivera    DT764.E3 C5
       UCSB  Main Lib  DT764.E3 C5
       UCSC  McHenry   DT764.E3C5
       UCSD  SSH       DT764.E3 C5

A Documentary history of Indian South Africans / edited by Surendra Bhana
    and Bridglal Pachai.  Cape Town : D. Philip ; Stanford, Calif. : Hoover
    Institution Press, 1984.
      Series title:  Black and white perspectives on South Africa.
      Series title:  Hoover Press publication ; 310.
        UCB   Main      DT764.E3 D63 1984

Documents of indentured labour : Natal 1851-1917 / [edited] by Y.S. Meer
    ... [et al.].  1st ed.  Durban : Institute of Black Research, 1980.
        UCB   Main      HD4875.S55 D62 1980

Essays on indentured Indians in Natal / edited by Surendra Bhana.  Leeds,
    Yorkshire, England : Peepal Tree Press, 1990.
        UCB   Main      HD4875.S6 E87 1991

Feldman, Leybl, 1896-1975.
      100 [i.e. hundert] yor indyer in Dorem Afrike, 1860-1960. [On East
    Indians in South Africa]. Johannesburg, 1961.
        UCLA  URL       DT 764 E3F33

Freund, Bill.
      Insiders and outsiders : the Indian working class of Durban, 1910-1990 /
    Bill Freund.  Portsmouth, NH : Heinemann, c1995.
      Series title:  Social history of Africa.
        UCB   Main      HD8801.Z8 D8725 1995

Gandhi, Mahatma, 1869-1948.
      The South African Gandhi : an abstract of the speeches and writings of M.
    K. Gandhi, 1893-1914 / editor, Fatima Meer ; contributors, Hassim Seedat
    ... [et al.].  2nd ed.  Durban : Madiba Publishers, 1996.
        UCB   Main      DS481.G3 A5 1996

Ghai, Yash P., 1938-
     The Asian minorities of East and Central Africa, by Yash Ghai and Dharam
   Ghai.  London (36 Craven St., W.C.2), Minority Rights Group, 1971.
     Series title:  Report (Minority Rights Group) ; no. 4.
       UCB   Main      DT429 .G531 1971

Ginwala, Frene.
     Indian South Africans / by Frene Ginwala.  London : Minority Rights Group,
     Series title:  Report (Minority Rights Group) ; no. 34.
       UCB   Main      HT501 .M5 no.34

Great Britain. Commission on Closer Union of Dependencies in Eastern and
   Central Africa.
     Indians abroad: East Africa; report of the Commission on Closer Union of
   Dependencies in Eastern and Central Africa.  Bombay, Published by S.A. Waiz
   for the Imperial Indian Citizenship Association [1929?].
       UCD   Shields   DT380.G74

Gregory, Robert G.
     South Asians in East Africa : an economic and social history, 1890-1980 /
   Robert G. Gregory.  Boulder : Westview Press, 1993.
       UCB   Main      DT429.5.S68 G74 1993

Gregory, Robert G.
      Quest for equality : Asian politics in East Africa, 1900-1967 / Robert G.
    Gregory.  Hyderabad, A.P. : Orient Longman, 1993.
        UCB   Main      DT429.5.S68 G69 1993

Halbach, Axel J. (Axel Jonas), 1936-
      Die Ausweisung der Asiaten aus Uganda; sieben Monate Amin'scher Politik
    in Dokumenten, zusammengestellt und kommentiert von Axel J. Halbach.
    Munchen, IFO-Institut fur Wirtschaftsforschung, 1973.
      Series title:  Ifo-Institut fur Wirtschaftsforschung.
        UCLA  URL       * DT 433.242 H34

Henning, C. G. (Cosmo Grenville)
      The indentured Indian in Natal, 1860-1917 / C.G. Henning.  New Delhi :
    Promilla & Co., 1993.
        NRLF            C 3 014 992 

Himbara, David.
      "The Role of Indigenous Entrepreneurs and the State in Kenyan Industrial 
    Development." Dissertation data:   Queen's U. [Canada] 1992. 438 pp.
      DAI citation: DAI 1993 54(2): 667-A. DANN76369

Hromnik, Cyril A.
      Indo-Africa : towards a new understanding of the history of sub-Saharan
    Africa / Cyril A. Hromnik.  Cape Town : Juta, 1981.
        UCB   Main      DT352.4 .H76

Humphry, Derek, 1930-
      Passports and politics [by] Derek Humphry and Michael Ward.
    Harmondsworth, Penguin, 1974.
      Series title:  A Penguin special.
        UCB   Main      HV640.4 .G7H851

Huttenback, Robert A.
      Gandhi in South Africa; British imperialism and the Indian question,
    1860-1914, by Robert A. Huttenback.  Ithaca [N.Y.] Cornell University Press
        UCB   Main      DT764.E3 H84

The Indian South Africans : a contemporary profile / editors, A.J. Arkin,
   K.P. Magyar, G.J. Pillay.  Pinetown, South Africa : Owen Burgess, c1989.
       UCB   Main      DT1768.E38 I53 1989

Joshi, Pranshankar Someshwar, 1897-
     The tyranny of colour; a study of the Indian problem in South Africa, by
   P. S. Joshi.  [Durban, South Africa, Printed by E.P. & Commercial printing
   co., 1942].
       UCB   Main      DT764.E3 J6

Joshi, Pranshankar Someshwar, 1897-
      Verdict on South Africa : (The tyranny of colour) / P.S. Joshi.  Bombay :
    Thacker & co., ltd., c1945.
        UCR   Rivera    DT764.E3 J6 1945
        NRLF            DT764.E3 J6 1945 

Kuepper, William G.
     Ugandan Asians in Great Britain : forced migration and social absorption /
   William G. Kuepper, G. Lynne Lackey, E. Nelson Swinerton.  London : C. Helm,
       UCB   Main      HV640.4.G7 K83

Kuper, Hilda.
     Indian people in Natal.  Pietermaritzburg, Natal, University Press 1960.
       UCB   Anthropol DT872 .K82
       UCB   Main      DT872 .K82

Legislation on Asiatic land tenure in the Transvaal and Natal. Compiled in
    the Department of the Interior.  Pretoria : 1947.
        UCSD  SSH       HD1169.S6 A3 CIRC Annex

Maasdorp, G. G. (Gavin Grant)
     Urban relocation and racial segregation: the case of Indian South Africans
   / Gavin Maasdorp and Nesen Pillay.  Durban : Department of Economics,
   University of Natal, 1977.
       UCB   Main      HD7374.4.A3 .M27

Mamdani, Mahmood, 1946-
      From citizen to refugee: Uganda Asians come to Britain.  London, Frances
    Pinter (Publishers) Ltd, 1973.
        UCB   Main      DT433.242 .M31

Meer, Fatima.
     Portrait of Indian South Africans.  Durban, Avon House, 1969.
       UCB   Main      DT764.E3 M41

Melady, Thomas Patrick.
      Uganda : the Asian exiles / Thomas Patrick Melady and Margaret Badum
    Melady.  Maryknoll, N.Y. : Orbis Books, c1976.
        UCB   Main      DT433.242.M4

Natal (South Africa). Protector of Indian Immigrants Office.
     Report of the Protector of Indian Immigrants for the year ended 31st
   December ..
     [Durban] : The Protector,.
       UCB   Main      HV4013.S6 .N35a      Bound 1924, 1928, 1930-1932,

Nazar, M. H. (Mansukhlal Hiralal), 1862-1906.
     Gandhi's editor : the letters of M.H. Nazar, 1902-1903 / [edited by]
   Surendra Bhana, James D. Hunt.  New Delhi : Promilla, 1989.
       UCB   Main      DT1929 .N38 1989

Patel, Hasmukhrai Haribhai. (Dissertation)
      Race, class, and citizenship in Uganda : power, politics and the Indian
    minority, c. 1900-1972 / by Hasmukhrai Haribhai Patel.  1977.
        SRLF            LD 791.9 P7P272

Patel, Hasu H.
      Indians in Uganda and Rhodesia--some comparative perspectives on a
    minority in Africa [by] Hasu H. Patel.  Denver, Center on International
    Race Relations, Graduate School of International Studies, University of
    Denver [c1973].
      Series title:  Studies in race and nations v. 5, study no. 1.
        UCD   Law Lib   DT433.242 .P37

Rai, Kauleshwar, 1941-
      Indians and British colonialism in East Africa, 1883-1939 / Kauleshwar
    Rai.  Patna : Associated Book Agency, 1979.
        UCB   Main      DT764.E3 R34

Rai, Kauleshwar, 1941-
      Indians and British colonialism in South Africa, 1899-1939 / Kauleshwar
    Rai.  1st ed.  Allahabad : Kitab Mahal : Selling agents, Kitab Mahal
    Agencies, 1984.
        UCB   Main      DT764.E3 R35 1984

Ramchandani, Ram R.
      Uganda Asians : the end of an enterprise : a study of the role of the
    people of Indian origin in the economic development of Uganda and their
    expulsion, 1894-1972 / by R. R. Ramchandani.  Bombay : United Asia
    Publications, 1976.
        UCD   Shields   DT433.242.R35 1976

Raza, Kalidas Gupta.
     Hindustani Mashriqi Afriqah me_n. [on Indians in East Africa].  
    Bamba'i : Vimal Pablikeshanz, 1977-
       UCB   Main      DT429.5.E27 R25 1977 v.1 (1977)

Seminar on Indians Abroad: Asia and Africa, Delhi, 1969.
     Indians abroad: Asia & Africa; report of an international seminar. Editor:
   Anirudha Gupta.  [New Delhi] Orient Longman [1971].
       UCB   Main      DS432.5 .S451 1969

Swan, Maureen.
     Gandhi : the South African experience / Maureen Swan.  Johannesburg :
   Ravan Press, 1985. [DISSERTATION]
       UCB   Main      DS481.G3 S921 1985

Tandon, Yashpal, 1939-
      The new position of East Africa's Asians : problems of a displaced
    minority / by Yash Tandon and Arnold Raphael.  2nd rev. ed.  London :
    Minority Rights Group, 1984.
      Series title:  Report (Minority Rights Group) ; no. 16.
        UCB   Main      DT429.5.E27 .T361 1984

Tilbe, Douglas.
      The Ugandan Asian crisis.  London, British Council of Churches, Community
    and Race Relations Unit, 1972.
      Series title:  British Council of Churches. Community and Race Relations
    Unit CRRU booklet.
        UCLA  URL       DT 433.242 T451u

Tirmizi, S. A. I., 1924-
     Indian sources for African history : guide to the sources of the history
   of Africa and of the Indian diaspora in the basin of the Indian Ocean in the
   National Archives of India / by S.A.I. Tirmizi.  Delhi : International
   Writers' Emporium, c1988-1993.
     Series title:  Guides to the sources for the history of the nations. 2nd
   series, Africa south of the Sahara ; v. 10/1-3.
       UCB   Main      DT20.A12 T573 1988 v.1-3 (c1988-1993)

University of Durban-Westville. Documentation Centre.
      A bibliography on Indians in South Africa : a guide to materials at the
    Documentation Centre / compiled by K. Chetty.  Durban, South Africa :
    University of Durban-Westville, 1990.
      Series title:  Documentation Centre series ; no. 1.
        UCB   Main      DT1768.E38 A12 U54, 1990


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