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- Zed Books 2007; US$ 31.95
As a spokesman for a country, a continent and the developing world, Thabo Mbeki plays a crucial role in world politics, but to many people he is an enigma. This book explores the complex position that Mbeki occupies, following in Nelson Mandela's footsteps, heading a party with roots as a liberation movement, and ruling a divided country. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2001; US$ 205.00
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...
- Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 54.95
Considering the growing interest in South African Literature at the moment, this study looks at both the Anglophone literature of South Africa and the lusophone literature of Angola and Mozambique. Stefan Helgesson suggests that the prevalence of ?colonial? languages such as English and Portuguese in ?anticolonial? or ?postcolonial? African Literature... more...
- University of California Press 2006; US$ 12.95
David Houze was twenty-six and living in a single room occupancy hotel in Atlanta when he discovered that three little girls in an old photo he'd seen years earlier were actually his sisters. The girls had been left behind in South Africa when Houze and his mother fled the country in 1966, at the height of apartheid, to start a new life in Meridian,... more...
- 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...
- Penguin Random House South Africa 2012; US$ 12.00
KwaZulu-Natal is the traditional home of the Zulu, a fiercely independent and proud nation whose royal house dates back to the legendary King Shaka. Today, age-old customs and traditions are still maintained, and visitors have a chance to experience life in a traditional Zulu umuzi (homestead) by visiting one of the excellent cultural villages in the... more...
- 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...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 149.95
Through an in-depth examination of the interactions between the South African government and the international AIDS control regime, Jeremy Youde examines not only the emergence of an epistemic community but also the development of a counter-epistemic community offering fundamentally different understandings of AIDS and radically different policy prescriptions.... more...