The revised, updated version of this book includes an analysis of the sweeping political changes in South Africa since its original publcation in 1992. Other new material covers more theoretical issues and contemporary developments in scholarship, including a reconsideration of the film ?The Gods Must Be Crazy?; a discussion of ?expos thnography? and its attendant political/moral positioning; and an examination of the political situation in Namibia, with a close study of the near collapse of the Nyae Nyae Development Foundation.

part 1|34 pages

What's in a Name?

chapter 2|9 pages

Locating the Bushmen

chapter 3|8 pages

Bushman Copper and Autonomy

chapter 5|4 pages

Classifying Bushmen: Itinerant Scientists

part 2|39 pages

The Colonial Presence

chapter 6|7 pages

The Imposition of the Colonial State

chapter 7|11 pages

The "Bushman Plague" of 1911

chapter 8|7 pages

From Policy to Practice

chapter 9|9 pages

Bushman Hunts and Bushman Gangs

part 3|68 pages

The Sacred Trust

chapter 10|11 pages

South African Rapprochement

chapter 11|8 pages

Laboring Legitimacy

chapter 14|9 pages

Reaction and Counterreaction

chapter 15|10 pages

Bushmen “Tamed”: Life on the Farm

part 4|55 pages

Bushmen Iconified

chapter 19|7 pages

Bushmanland Fabricated

part 5|43 pages

Have We Met the Enemy and Is It Us?

chapter 21|17 pages

On Vulnerability and Violence