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- Cambridge University Press 2001; US$ 84.00
A definitive perspective on the development of the South African legal system in the early twentieth century. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2004; US$ 140.00
Why did the British win the Anglo-Boer War? Although there is truth in the simple statement that they were much stronger than the Boers, it does not explain everything. Therefore, the main focus of this book is to analyse the most important strategic and operational decisions made on both sides, and to measure them according to accepted modern military... more...
- Greenwood Publishing Group 2000; US$ 111.00
The height of colonial rule on the African continent saw two prominent religious leaders step to the fore: Desmond Tutu in South Africa and Abel Muzorewa in Zimbabwe. This text examines their efforts to bring about governmental change. more...
- OUP Oxford 2006; US$ 204.99 US$ 184.49
This is the first full study of the relationship of knowledge to national identity formation in modern South Africa. It explores how the cultivation of knowledge served to support white political ascendancy and claims to nationhood. Elegantly written and wide ranging, the book addresses major themes in both South African and comparative imperial historiography. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 54.95
This edited volume examines the complexities of the Cold War in Southern Africa and uses a range of archives to develop a more detailed understanding of the impact of the Cold War environment upon the processes of political change. In the aftermath of European decolonization, the struggle between white minority governments and black liberation movements... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 47.95
The influence of human economies and cultures on ecosystems is particularly striking in the new worlds into which Europeans have expanded over the past five hundred years. Using a comparative and multidisciplinary approach, Beinart and Coates examine this neglected aspect of the history of settler incursion and dominance in two frontier nations, the... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2001; US$ 168.00
Today AIDS dominates the headlines. A century ago it was fears of syphilis epidemics. This book looks at how the spread of syphilis was linked to socio-economic transformation land dispossession, migrancy and urbanisation disrupted social networks - factors similarly important in the AIDS crisis. Medical explanations of syphilis and state medical policy,... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 110.00
Hill brings two of the most prominent theologians of our time, Martin Luther King Jr. and Desmond Tutu, into conversation to explore the meaning of the Christian ideas of reconciliation, multiculturalism, and social justice for today's world. It offers a comprehensive analysis of King and Tutu's theology with implications for contemporary issues. more...
- ABC-CLIO 1998; US$ 132.00
The end of the Anglo-Boer War in May 1902 left the Boers (Afrikaners) defeated and bitter in a ravaged land. Poverty and disillusionment spurred many to leave the post-war British-administered South Africa. This book studies one group of emigres who trekked northward to German East Africa and British East Africa. The author relies heavily on primary... more...