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  • The Fall of Apartheidby Robert Harvey

    Palgrave Macmillan 2001; US$ 42.00

    The Fall of Apartheid tells the extraordinary story of how apartheid came into being, secured its ascendancy over the richest and most developed society in Sub-Saharan Africa, and then collapsed. For the first time it reveals the full story of the secret meetings between Africans and Afrikaners in Britain, in which South Africa's current president,... more...

  • Twilight People: One Man's Journey To Find His Rootsby David Houze

    University of California Press 2006; US$ 12.95

    Triggers a journey of self-discovery and reconnection that ranges from the shores of South Africa to the dirty roads of Mississippi - and back. This narrative uses the unraveling mystery of Houze's family and his quest for identity as a prism through which to view the tumultuous events of the civil rights movement in Mississippi. more...

  • South Africa's Brittle Peaceby Pierre du Toit

    Palgrave Macmillan 2001; US$ 155.00

    South Africa has succeeded in establishing a democracy, but has yet to eliminate public violence from society. This book takes up the issue of post-settlement violence and ways of consolidating the newly found democratic peace. The role of negotiated institutions such as the new police force, economic factors relevant to the anticipated 'peace dividend',... more...

  • South Africa's Diverse Peoplesby Sally Frankental

    ABC-CLIO 2005; US$ 55.00

    This authoritative work examines 500 years of interaction between the races in a country that during the apartheid era became a byword for racial disharmony. more...

  • Rabble-Rouser for Peaceby John Allen

    Free Press 2006; US$ 28.00

    To be a rabble-rouser for peace may seem to be a contradiction in terms. And yet it is the perfect description for Desmond Tutu, Nobel laureate and spiritual father of a democratic South Africa. Tutu understood that justice -- a genuine regard for human rights -- is the only real foundation for peace. And so he stirred up trouble, courageously engaging... more...

  • Religion & Reconciliation in South Africaby Audrey Chapman; Bernard Spong

    Templeton Press 2003; US$ 11.99

    Postapartheid South Africa's efforts to come to terms with its past, particularly its Truth and Reconciliation Commission's emphasis on forgiveness and reconciliation, is of special interest to many in the world community. The Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC), led by Archbishop Desmond Tutu, was mandated to go beyond truth-finding and to... more...

  • South Africa and the Logic of Regional Cooperationby James J. Hentz

    Indiana University Press 2005; US$ 19.95

    In South Africa and the Logic of Regional Cooperation, James J. Hentz addresses changes in South Africa's strategies for regional cooperation and economic development since its transition from apartheid to democracy. Hentz focuses on why the new South African government continues to make regional cooperation... more...

  • Islam in South Africaby Abdulkader I. Tayob

    UPF 1999; US$ 59.95

    ''Judicious juggling of insider and outsider perspectives. [Tayob] brings real knowledge and experience of South African Islam. . . . Anyone interested in religion in the South African context as well as those interested in Islam in different contexts should be interested in this book. more...

  • When Bodies Rememberby Didier Fassin

    University of California Press 2007; US$ 17.56

    In this book, France's leading medical anthropologist takes on one of the most tragic stories of the global AIDS crisis?the failure of the ANC government to stem the tide of the AIDS epidemic in South Africa. Didier Fassin traces the deep roots of the AIDS crisis to apartheid and, before that, to the colonial period. One person in ten is infected... more...

  • The New Multilateralism in South African Diplomacyby Donna Lee; Dr Ian Taylor; Dr Paul D. Williams

    Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 128.00

    The New Multilateralism in South African Diplomacy provides a detailed analysis of how post-apartheid South Africa has participated in multilateral diplomacy in a variety of sub-regional, regional and international settings during the last decade. The book will interest scholars interested in multilateralism and South African foreign policy. more...