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  • Zulu Zulu Golfby Arn Durand

    Random House Struik 2011; US$ 10.00

    ?There is no dignity in death. Six bodies are piled up in front of me, shot to shit. I can see that their bones are white, their blood is red and their brains are yellow. I?ve done this; I?ve helped to kill them.? A unit of the South African Police, Koevoet was the most deadly fighting force involved in the Border War. This is the story of Arn Durand?s... more...

  • 32 Battalionby Piet Nortje

    Random House Struik 2010; US$ 18.00

    Every war has at least one - a unit so different, so daring, that it becomes the stuff of which legends are made and heroes are born. Among the South African forces fighting in Angola from 1975 to 1989, that unit was 32 Battalion. Founded in utmost secrecy from the vanquished remnants of a foreign rebel movement, undefeated in 12 years of front-line... more...

  • The Cambridge Companion to Nelson Mandelaby Rita Barnard

    Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 22.00

    This Companion examines how Nelson Mandela became the icon he is today and ponders the meanings and uses of his internationally recognizable image. more...

  • The Apartheid City and Beyondby David M. Smith

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 73.95

    Apartheid as legislated racial separation substantially changed the South African urban scene. Race group areas' remodelled the cities, while the creation of homelands', mini-states and the pass laws' controlling population migration constrained urbanization itself. In the mid-1980s the old system - having proved economically inefficient and politically... more...

  • Urban and Regional Change in Southern Africaby David W. Smith

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 236.00

    First Published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • From Comrades to Citizensby Glenn Adler; Jonny Steinberg

    Palgrave Macmillan 2000; US$ 165.00

    In the 1980s South Africa's urban townships exploded into insurrection led by youth and residents' organisations that collectively became known as the civics movement. Ironically the movement has been unable to adapt to the role of a voluntary association in the liberal polity it helped create, and has great difficulty defining any alternative role.... more...

  • The New South Africaby Guy Arnold

    Palgrave Macmillan Ltd. 2000; US$ 145.00

    The orderly transfer of power from the white minority to the black majority in South Africa was something of a political miracle. The tasks facing the new government of Thabo Mbeki are formidable. If Mbeki can succeed in giving his country and the African continent the necessary lead the rewards will be tremendous both for South Africa itself and for... more...

  • Theory, Change and Southern Africaby Professor Peter Vale; Dr Larry Swatuk; Bertil Oden

    Palgrave Macmillan 2001; US$ 195.00

    As dramatic changes unfold throughout the world, and the new millennium begins, many in South Africa have begun to ask 'what next'? The scale and pace of change have led to a feeling of powerlessness. How to cope with 'globalization', 'regionalization', a depleting ozone layer, new diseases, rampant militarization, let alone unseen structures of influence... more...

  • Communication and Democratic Reform in South Africaby Robert B. Horwitz

    Cambridge University Press 2001; US$ 50.00

    The book examines the reform of the communication sector in South Africa. more...

  • Status and Respectability in the Cape Colony, 1750?1870by Robert Ross

    Cambridge University Press 1999; US$ 30.00

    This 1999 book is a cultural interpretation of South Africa's colonial history, specifically the Cape Colony, between 1750 and 1870. more...