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BBC NEWS | Africa | A bloody history: Namibia's colonisation __ "With calls for colonial reparations being made in the run up to the racism conference in Durban, Martin Plaut looks at the German colonisation of South West Africa - modern-day Namibia" - illustrated - From BBC - http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/africa/1514856.stm

Category:History of Namibia __ An index of articles related to Namibia history found in Wikipedia - From wikipedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Category:History_of_Namibia

Country History - Namibia __ You will find many articles and resources about the history of Namibia. - From africanhistory.about.com - http://africanhistory.about.com/od/namibia/Namibia.htm  

History of Namibia __ "The history of Namibia has passed through several distinct stages, and it has really only existed as a modern state since South Africa relinquished control of the country in 1989."  You will find an encyclopedic article along with links to related materials. - illustrated - From wikipedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_Namibia

History of Namibia __ A short history of modern Namibia - From etosha.com - http://www.etosha.com/culture.htm

History of Namibia __ "The early years of the German presence are relatively calm. Only about 2000 traders and farmers are in the region by 1896, and their relations with the dominant local tribe, the Herero, are for the most part peaceful. But in 1897 a natural disaster gives the settlers an unexpected advantage."  Learn what happened and the outcome. - From historyworld.net - http://www.historyworld.net/wrldhis/PlainTextHistories.asp?historyid=ad32

History of Namibia __ Here is a comprehensive online resources about the history of the country of Namibia. - From about.com - http://history1900s.about.com/library/world/blxnamibia.htm

History of Namibia. From Adolf Luederitz to Sam Nujoma __ "Namibia was, due to its barren coastline, colonised by the Europeans as one of the last African countries. It was the German merchant and adventurer Adolf Luederitz from Bremen, who bought in 1883 the bay of Angra Pequeña from Nama Chief Joseph Fredericks from Bethanien."  A good look at this period of history with access to additional resources. - illustrated - From namibia-travel.net - http://www.namibia-travel.net/namibia/history.htm 

The history of Namibia __ "Before Europeans ever set foot on Namibian soil, the territory was buzzing with activity. Unfortunately only little is known about the history of these times, due believe it or not these fun loving guys were involved in Namibian Historyto the fact that the Europeans were the first ones who ever sat down and wrote about what was happening."  A general overview of Namibia history. - illustrated - From namibian.org - http://www.namibian.org/travel/namibia/history.htm 

Namibia: History __ "Diogo Cam and Bartolomeu Dias, both Portuguese navigators, landed on the coast in the early 15th cent. Portuguese and Dutch expeditions explored the coastal regions,..."  A good look at Namibian history along with other information about the country. - From infoplease.com - http://www.infoplease.com/ce6/world/A0859860.html

Namibia - History __ "Paintings of animal figures on rock slabs in Namibia testify to at least 25,000 years of human habitation there. The San (Bushmen) may have been Namibia's earliest inhabitants."  A general look at Namibia history. - From nationsencyclopedia.com - http://www.nationsencyclopedia.com/Africa/Namibia-HISTORY.html

Namibia History __ "Because Namibia has one of the world's most barren and inhospitable coastlines, it was largely ignored by European explorers. The first European visitors were Portuguese mariners seeking a way to the Indies in the late 15th century."  A colorful history of Namibia. - From lonelyplanet.com - http://www.lonelyplanet.com/worldguide/namibia/history?a=culture

Namibia - History & Background, Constitutional & Legal Foundations __ General history, legal and political history along with history of Namibia's educational system. - From Net Industries - http://education.stateuniversity.com/pages/1052/Namibia.html  

Timeline: Namibia __ Annotated timeline of important dates and events in Namibia history. - illustrated - From BBC - http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/africa/1469048.stm

World History Archives: History of Namibia __ You will find click-to-read articles and resources about the history of Namibia. - From hartford-hwp.com - http://www.hartford-hwp.com/archives/37/index-b.html

 

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