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- Jonathan Ball Publishers 2012; US$ 16.04
On 21 March 1960, Robert Mangaliso Sobukwe, leader of the Pan Africanist Congress (PAC), led a mass defiance of South Africa?s pass laws. He urged blacks to go the nearest police station and demand arrest. When police opened fire on a peaceful crowd in the township of Sharpeville, 68 people were killed. The protest changed the course of South Africa?s... more...
- Jonathan Ball Publishers 2010; US$ 20.42
The first edition of Zuma, published in late 2008, concluded with Jacob Zuma's future balancing on a knife's edge. National elections loomed, but so did corruption charges and endless court battles. Since then Zuma's star has spectacularly risen ? the corruption charges were dropped, he led the ANC to election victory and duly became President of... more...
- Jonathan Ball Publishers 2012; US$ 18.96
The one thing that looms largest in South Africa?s future is South Africa?s past ? most especially the nearly five decades of division and conflict at the heart of one of the twentieth century?s most infamous social experiments. Apartheid, An Illustrated History is a portrait of the defining experience of modern South Africa?s transition from colonial... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 1998; US$ 159.00
Unemployment is growing. Crime is on the increase. The currency has fallen. The initial euphoria following South Africa's transition to democracy is waning as people become disillusioned with the state of the economy and government's lack of delivery on polices and promises. Where does South Africa go from here? It is not all doom and gloom and there... more...
- Monthly Review Press 2012; US$ 65.00
Winner of South Africa’s top literary prize, the Alan Paton Award, The Unlikely Secret Agent tells the thrilling true story of one woman’s struggle against the apartheid system. It is 1963. South Africa is in crisis and the white state is under siege. One August 19th, the dreaded Security Police descended on Griggs bookstore in downtown... more...
- CODESRIA 2007; US$ 33.95
This book highlights the importance of Pan-Africanism in view of reasserting its pivotal role in the economic integration of the continent. For Africans to co-exist and aspire to a much needed dynamic and social community, there is need for a common understanding of their shared histories and projects. The contributions analyse regional identities... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 108.00
An African Athens offers an analysis of a new ecology of rhetoric--the reshaping of a nation into a democracy through rhetorical means. Author Philippe-Joseph Salazar provides a general view of issues as they have taken shape in the apartheid and post-apartheid South African experience, presenting the country as a remarkable stage for playing out... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2009; US$ 36.00
Looking at anti-apartheid as part of the history of present global politics, this book provides the first comparative analysis of different sections of the transnational anti-apartheid movement. The author emphasizes the importance of a historical perspective on political cultures, social movements, and global civil society. more...
- Scarecrow Press 2009; US$ 99.99
The Historical Dictionary of the Zulu Wars unravels and elucidates Zulu history during the 50 years between the initial settler threat to the kingdom and its final dismemberment and absorption into the colonial order. This is done through a chronology, an introductory essay, a bibliography, maps and photos, and over 900 entries in the dictionary range... more...
- Indiana University Press 2009; US$ 21.20
As South Africa consolidates its democracy, chieftaincy has remained a controversial and influential institution that has adapted to recent changes. J. Michael Williams examines the chieftaincy and how it has sought to assert its power since the end of apartheid. By taking local-level politics seriously... more...