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- Jonathan Ball Publishers 2015; US$ 26.25
‘I am greatly privileged to have known him and to have fallen under his spell. His long imprisonment, restriction and early death were a major tragedy for our land and the world.? – ARCHBISHOP DESMOND TUTU on Sobukwe On 21 March 1960, Robert Mangaliso Sobukwe led a mass defiance of South Africa?s pass laws. He urged blacks to go to the nearest police... more...
- Indiana University Press 2015; US$ 29.99
Once a thriving, multiracial community, the Sophiatown suburb of Johannesburg was home to many famous artists, musicians, and poets. It was also a place where residential apartheid was first put into practice with forced removals, buildings bulldozed, and the construction of new, cheap housing for white public employees. David Thelen and Karie L.... more...
- Sub-Saharan Publishers 2015; US$ 28.00
William Abraham studied Philosophy at the University of Ghana, and even more Philosophy at Oxford University. Thereafter, he gained permission to take part in the competitive examination and interview for a fellowship at All Souls? College. The examination was once described, with some exaggeration, as ?the hardest exam in the world!? It included... more...
- The History Press 2013; US$ 19.99
This beautifully illustrated social history of Devon during the First World War examines the cultural changes brought about during this period. Every sector of society felt the impact of the war acutely. People pulled together in some things, and pulled apart in others. Men had to decide whether to enlist or not, and risk the social, moral and physical... more...
- Jonathan Ball Publishers 2013; US$ 11.67
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...
- Oxford University Press 2005; US$ 25.99
Presents a review of the Moroccan kingdom and its people, past and present. It addresses issues and problems - equal rights for women and correction of economic and social disparities - and asks the question: can this ancient Muslim kingdom embrace western democracy in an era of divisions between the Islamic world and the West? more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2004; US$ 199.00
This paper reviews, assesses and evaluates the performance of sub-Saharan African countries towards achieving the international development goals and targets set by the United Nations, UN Millennium Development Goals and the Agenda for Action of the 2nd Tokyo International Conference on African Development. Africa?s recent economic performance is a... more...
- CRC Press 2006; US$ 23.95
Cohen and Jaidi, trace the development of contemporary Morocco in the Islamic world of North Africa, which is currently at the forefront of the clash between Western-style development and the politicized Islam that now pervades the Arab world. By applying globalization theory to detailed accounts of everyday life in an Arab society, the book is uniquely... more...
- Zed Books 2004; US$ 32.95
Why does a remote swathe of the Western Sahara concern the US and Europe? Why does Morocco maintain its occupation? Why has the UN Security Council prevaricated for three decades while the Sahrawis live under Moroccan rule or as refugees? This book examines the geopolitics and reveals: the little-known struggle of Sahrawis living under Moroccan rule... more...