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- Cambridge University Press 2001; US$ 41.00
This book shows the impact of the TRC in urban African communities in Johannesburg. more...
- Princeton University Press 2010; US$ 39.95
The truth commission is an increasingly common fixture of newly democratic states with repressive or strife-ridden pasts. From South Africa to Haiti, truth commissions are at work with varying degrees of support and success. To many, they are the best--or only--way to achieve a full accounting of crimes committed against fellow citizens and to prevent... more...
- ABC-CLIO 1994; US$ 45.00
Following the format of the first volume South Africa: In Transition to What? (1988), each of the chapters in this second volume focuses on a specific segment or segments of the jigsaw puzzle from which South Africa's future will be assembled, and is datelined to emphasize how the situation, event, or issue being addressed appeared through a particular... more...
- Little, Brown and Company 2010; US$ 14.99
Nelson Mandela is well-known throughout the world as a heroic leader who symbolizes freedom and moral authority. He is fixed in the public mind as the world's elder statesman--the gray-haired man with a kindly smile who spent 27 years in prison before becoming the first black president in South Africa. But Nelson Mandela was not always elderly or... more...
- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2010; US$ 18.99
Nelson Mandela is widely considered to be one of the most inspiring and iconic figures of our age. Now, after a lifetime of taking pen to paper to record thoughts and events, hardships and victories, he has bestowed his entire extant personal papers, which offer an unprecedented insight into his remarkable life. A singular international publishing... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 95.00
This book mediates a dialectics between power and subjectivity versus history and politics. The invention of Africa is not merely a residue of Africa's encounter with Europe but a project in continuity in contemporary history of Africa, where history has become a location of struggle and meaning, a location of power and domination. more...
- Touchstone 2011; US$ 16.99
An eye-opening account of the great black personalities of world history. In this first volume: outstanding blacks of Asia and Africa, and historical figures before Christ -- including Akhenaton, Aesop, Hannibal, Cleopatra, Zenobia, Askia the Great, the Mahdi, Samuel Adjai Crowther, and many more. World's Great Men of Color is a comprehensive... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2011; US$ 30.00
The sixteenth-century Mediterranean witnessed the expansion of both European and Middle Eastern civilizations, under the guises of the Habsburg monarchy and the Ottoman empire. Here, Andrew C. Hess considers the relations between these two dynasties in light of the social, economic, and political affairs at the frontiers between North Africa and... more...