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  • On Route in South Africaby BPJ Erasmus

    Jonathan Ball Publishers 2014; US$ 30.63

    From Pofadder, eMkhuze and Haenertsburg to Cookhouse, Klipplaat, Maokeng and Taung South Africa?s amazing diversity is an invitation to take to the road. This revised and updated edition of On Route in South Africa has a new, contemporary look, but contains all the features that have made it such a classic. Previous editions won a special place... more...

  • United Nations Peacekeeping in Africa Since 1960by Norrie MacQueen

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 73.95

    United Nations Peacekeeping in Africa provides an exploration of United Nations military intervention in Africa, from its beginnings in the Congo in 1960 to the new operations of the twenty-first century. The scene is set by an examination of the theoretical bases both of United Nations peacekeeping and of Africa?s post-independence politics and... more...

  • Africa's Season of Hopeby Thabo Mvuyelwa Mbeki

    Institute of Southeast Asian Studies (ISEAS) 2005; US$ 21.50

    This book contains the text of the Singapore Lecture delivered by Thabo Mvuyelwa Mbeki on 21 April 2005.... more...

  • The Lion Sleeps Tonightby Rian Malan

    Atlantic Books Ltd 2013; US$ 17.49

    For Rian Malan, the blessing of living in South Africa is that every day presents him with material whose richness astounds those who live in saner places. Twenty years after the publication of his bestseller My Traitor's Heart , he is still strongly committed to the struggle against suffocating political rectitude. Malan eviscerates politicians,... more...

  • Chinese and African Perspectives on China in Africaby Axel Harneit-Sievers; Stephen Marks; Sanusha Naidu

    Pambazuka Press 2010; US$ 21.99

    The deepening engagement of China in Africa since the end of the cold war has led to debates about the evolving nature of this relationship, yet the focus of analysis has largely been confined to the interactions between states. Little attention has been paid to the growing dialogue between Chinese and African civil society organizations. This collection... more...

  • Africansby John Iliffe

    Cambridge University Press 2007; US$ 28.00

    A vast and all-embracing history of Africa, from the origins of mankind to the aids epidemic, first published in 2006. more...

  • The Front Line Runs through Every Womanby Eleanor O' Gorman

    Boydell & Brewer Group Ltd 2014; US$ 26.24

    Zimbabwe-specific study, focusing on the lives of women in a small locale (Chiweshe) during the anti-colonial insurgency, this book is also a challenge to established and still current modes of thought and research orientations which over-simplify the complex realities women face in the full range of violent conflicts, both past and present. By contextualizing... more...

  • Holding the Lineby Jr. George White

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2005; US$ 32.99

    The Eisenhower administration's confrontation with Africa demonstrates the significance of race in the creation and execution of American foreign policy. In this new work, historian George White, Jr., explores the ways in which Eisenhower diplomacy, influenced by America's racialized fantasies, fears, and desires, turned the Cold War into a global... more...

  • White Boy Runningby Christopher Hope

    Pan Macmillan UK 2004; US$ 17.26

    The classic memoir of growing up in South Africa during the apartheid regime. Full of exquisite and despairing descriptions of the landscape the White Boy is running through, this mordantly witty account of escape, displacement and disillusionment is a modern classic of journalistic memoir. more...

  • Thabo Mbekiby Mark Gevisser

    Jonathan Ball Publishers 2013; US$ 20.42

    What happens to a dream deferred? This question, from one of Thabo Mbeki?s favourite poems by Langston Hughes, provides the thread for this magisterial biography of the second president of a democratic South Africa. In the long shadow of Nelson Mandela, Mbeki attempted to forge an identity for himself as the symbol of modern Africa. Mark Gevisser... more...