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- The History Press 2012; US$ 7.28
The small garrison based at Rorke's Drift in South Africa is forever immortalised in British history as one of the Army's most glorious moments. The garrison was defended by 139 British soldiers with c.300 African colonial troops under their command when, on 22 January 1879, they were attacked by a Zulu force of nearly 4,000 warriors. Out numbered... more...
- Jacana Media 2011; US$ 17.99
Direct and sometimes heated, these essays from prominent South African leaders consider the success of justice and reconciliation in the years since the end of apartheid. Presenting both the good and bad news, the contributors move beyond current thinking to discuss both practical and visionary ways to confront a contested legacy, take stock of social... more...
- Jonathan Ball Publishers 2012; US$ 10.21
In Die Binnekring dink Jan Heunis terug aan die laaste jare van wit oorheersing in Suid-Afrika deur sy snydende sketsing van sleutelfigure soos Frederik van Zyl Slabbert, PW Botha, Hernus Kriel, Kobie Coetsee, Dennis Worrall en Roelf Meyer, sowel as weergawes van gebeure soos die ondertekening van die Nkomati-verdrag, PW Botha se Rubicon-toespraak... more...
- Jonathan Ball Publishers 2012; US$ 16.04
General Jannie Geldenhuys is widely regarded as one of the leading military commanders South Africa has produced. As Chief of the South African Defence Force from 1985 to 1990, he brought his experience to bear on the Border War in Namibia, and was part of the negotiating team that brought an end to the conflict in 1989. In this completely revised... more...
- Jonathan Ball Publishers 2011; US$ 17.50
Chris Hani's assassination in 1993 gave rise to one of South Africa's great imponderables: if he had survived, what impact would he have had on politics and government in South Africa? More pointedly, could this charismatic leader have risen to become president of the country? Hani was a hero of South Africa's liberation, a communist party leader... more...
- Jonathan Ball Publishers 2012; US$ 17.50
Peter Brown, leader of South Africa?s Liberal Party until its demise in 1968, is one of the unsung heroes of South Africa?s struggle against apartheid in pursuit of non-racial democracy. In Opening Men?s Eyes, author Michael Cardo tells the story of how a privileged youngster growing up in the all-white world of racially conservative Natal settler... more...
- Jonathan Ball Publishers 2012; US$ 11.67
This is the book President Jacob Zuma does not want you to read. From Shaik to ?The Spear?, award-winning investigative journalist Adriaan Basson reveals the truth behind Jacob Zuma?s presidency of the ANC and South Africa. From one bad decision to another, this explosive, roller-coaster account traces the unravelling of a likeable but deeply flawed... more...
- Real African Publishers 2011; US$ 17.99
This dramatically revealing memoir follows Barry Feinberg's 45 years of activism, travel, relationships, and creative expression. While the twin narratives of private life and political doings are equally absorbing on their own, it is the relationship between the two?and the story of this relationship's expression through Feinberg's pen, brush, and... more...
- Jonathan Ball Publishers 2012; US$ 5.83
The communist party in South Africa began as a revolutionary movement. In exile in the 1960s and 1970s it took on significance its numbers never warranted through its relationship with the Soviet Union and the weapons it brought to the armed struggle. Today it worries that it has been absorbed into the ANC machinery of government, without being able... more...