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  • Policing and Crime Control in Post-apartheid South Africaby Anne-Marie Singh

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2008; US$ 119.95

    Anne-Marie Singh offers a comprehensive account of policing transformations in post-apartheid South Africa. Themes addressed include the exercise of coercive authority, state and non-state expertise in policing, the 'rationally-choosing' criminal, and the importance of developing an active and responsible citizenship. more...

  • Environment, Power, and Injusticeby Nancy J. Jacobs

    Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 27.00

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

  • The Making of South African Legal Culture 1902?1936by Martin Chanock

    Cambridge University Press 2001; US$ 77.00

    Definitive perspective on the development of the South African legal system in the early twentieth century. more...

  • Why the Boers Lost the Warby Dr Leopold Scholtz

    Palgrave Macmillan 2004; US$ 130.00

    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...

  • 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...

  • A Commonwealth of Knowledgeby Saul Dubow

    Oxford University Press, UK 2006; US$ 184.99

    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...

  • Cold War in Southern Africaby Sue Onslow

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 49.95

    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...

  • Environment and Historyby William Beinart; Peter Coates

    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...

  • The Colour of Diseaseby Karen Jochelson

    Palgrave Macmillan 2001; US$ 160.00

    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...

  • The Theology of Martin Luther King, Jr. and Desmond Mpilo Tutuby Johnny Bernard Hill; J. Deotis Roberts

    Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 105.00

    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...