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  • Revolution, Counter-Revolution and Revisionism in Postcolonial Africaby Alice Dinerman

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 54.95

    This groundbreaking study investigates defining themes in the field of social memory studies as they bear on the politics of post-Cold-War, post-apartheid Southern Africa. Alice Dinerman offers a detailed chronicle of the Mozambican government?s attempts to revise the country's troubled postcolonial past with a view to negotiating the political challenges... more...

  • Robben Island and Prisoner Resistance to Apartheidby Fran Lisa Buntman

    Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 32.00

    This book reconstructs the Robben Island inmates' resistance strategies. more...

  • Security and Democracy in Southern Africaby Gavin Cawthra; Andre du Pisani; Abillah Omari

    International Development Research Centre 2007; US$ 40.00

    Southern Africa has embarked on one of the world’s most ambitious security co-operation initiatives, seeking to roll out the principles of the United Nations at regional levels. This book examines the triangular relationship between democratisation, the character of democracy and its deficits, and national security practices and perceptions of... more...

  • Segregation and Apartheid in Twentieth Century South Africaby William Beinart; Saul Dubow

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    As South Africa moves towards majority rule, and blacks begin to exercise direct political power, apartheid becomes a thing of the past - but its legacy in South African history will be indelible. this book is designed to introduce students to a range of interpretations of one of South Africa's central social characteristics: racial segregation. It:... more...

  • Songs of Zionby James T. Campbell

    Oxford University Press 1995; US$ 169.99

    This is a study of the transplantation of a creed devised by and for African Americans--the African Methodist Episcopal Church--that was appropriated and transformed in a variety of South African contexts. Focusing on a transatlantic institution like the African Methodist Episcopal Church, the book studies the complex human and intellectual traffic... more...

  • South Africa Reborn: Building A New Democracyby Dr Heather Deegan; Heather Deegan

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 59.95

    The political changes in South Africa have led to the country being viewed as a standard bearer for democracy within the African continent, and a beacon for democratic reform globally.; In this book, Heather Deegan looks at political reform in South Africa within a broad framework of global patterns of democratization. Her account is rooted in modern... more...

  • Cold War in Southern Africaby Sue Onslow

    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...

  • A Commonwealth of Knowledgeby Saul Dubow

    Oxford University Press, UK 2006; US$ 204.99

    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...

  • Environment, Power, and Injusticeby Nancy J. Jacobs

    Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 28.00

    This book explores the environmental dynamic in the history of rural black South Africans. more...

  • In the Footsteps of the Mastersby Dickson Mungazi

    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...