A history of beer in Namibia

During the past century, Namibian beer has made a remarkable transformation from an icon of apartheid to a symbol of an independent nation.

For the newspaper The Namibian, PhD candidate Tycho van der Hoog wrote an article about the history of beer in Namibia, based on his book 'Breweries, Politics and Identity: The History Behind Namibian Beer'. 

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Author(s) / editor(s)

Tycho van der Hoog

About the author(s) / editor(s)

Tycho van der Hoog is a PhD candidate at the African Studies Centre Leiden. He holds a bachelor’s degree in history (2014) and political science (2014), a research master’s degree in African Studies (2016) and a master’s degree in History (2017) from Leiden University.