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  • Knowing Mandelaby John Carlin

    HarperCollins 2013; US$ 12.99

    Equal parts freedom fighter and statesman, Nelson Mandela bestrode the world stage for the past three decades, building a legacy that places him in the pantheon of history's most exemplary leaders. As a foreign correspondent based in South Africa, author John Carlin had unique access to Mandela during the post-apartheid years when Mandela faced his... more...

  • Contemporary Theatre Reviewby Lizbeth Goodman

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 39.95

    First Published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Invictusby John Carlin

    Penguin Group US 2009; US$ 16.00

    Beginning in a jail cell and ending in a rugby tournament?the true story of how the most inspiring charm offensive in history brought South Africa together. After being released from prison and winning South Africa?s first free election, Nelson Mandela presided over a country still deeply divided by fifty years of apartheid. His plan was ambitious... more...

  • The Words of Desmond Tutuby Naomi Tutu

    Newmarket Press 2011; US$ 11.95

    ?Fundamentally, I believe history teaches us a categorical lesson: that once people are determined to become free, then nothing can stop them from reaching their goal.? ?Desmond Tutu When Desmond Tutu received the Nobel Peace Prize in 1984 in recognition of his tireless work on behalf of blacks under apartheid, he joined Mahatma Gandhi, Martin... more...

  • Who Rules South Africa?by Martin Plaut; Paul Holden

    Jonathan Ball Publishers 2012; US$ 21.88

    In this timely work, WHO RULES SOUTH AFRICA?, highly regarded authors Paul Holden and Martin Plaut analyse the political elites that battle daily for power in South Africa. They argue that power does not reside in traditional institutions such as Parliament or even the Cabinet. Rather, power lies within the ANC-led Alliance which, with no founding... more...

  • Building a New South Africa, Volume 4 Environment, Reconstruction, and Developmentby Anne V. Whyte

    International Development Research Centre 1995; US$ 35.00

    Backed by South Africa's democratic movement, and with the support of IDRC, the International Mission on Environmental Policy focuses on the critical role that environmental sustainability must play in nation buildingand economic development. It proposes policy directions that move away from the unbridled squandering of resources. more...

  • Globalization, Negotiation, and the Failure of Transformation in South Africaby Michael H. Allen

    Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 100.00

    The book explains the social forces, forms of consciousness and structural constraints that undermined Apartheid, preserved national unity and yet, later constrained democratic sovereignty, as the imperatives of global markets clashed with the prior aspirations of the democratic revolution. more...

  • Playing the Enemyby John Carlin

    Penguin Group US 2008; US$ 16.00

    Beginning in a jail cell and ending in a rugby tournament- the true story of how the most inspiring charm offensive in history brought South Africa together After being released from prison and winning South Africa's first free election, Nelson Mandela presided over a country still deeply divided by fifty years of apartheid. His plan was ambitious... more...

  • Mandela's Wayby Richard Stengel; Nelson Mandela

    Crown Publishing Group 2010; US$ 24.00

    A compact, profoundly inspiring book that captures the spirit of Nelson Mandela, distilling the South African leader?s wisdom into 15 vital life lessons We long for heroes and have too few. Nelson Mandela, who died in 2013 at the age of ninety-five, is the closest thing the world has to a secular saint. He liber­ated a country from a system of violent... more...

  • Language Policy and Nation-Building in Post-Apartheid South Africaby Elana Shohamy

    Springer 2008; US$ 179.00

    The need to forge an inclusive, multi-racial, multicultural South African national identity has been one of the dominant themes in post-Apartheid politics and society. This book adopts a theoretical approach to the study of language policy and national identity, in a general sense and with application to sociolinguistic situation in South Africa. more...