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  • Nelson Mandela: A Biographyby Peter Limb

    Greenwood Publishing Group 2008; US$ 35.00

    Everyone should know the life story of Nelson Mandela, one of the greatest leaders of all time, the first black president of South Africa, the most famous African, and a major world statesman. His inspiring life receives a fresh retelling in this new biography written especially for students and general readers. This volume is an enjoyable, authoritative,... more...

  • The Frightened Landby Jennifer Beningfield

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 65.95

    An investigation into the spatial politics of separation and division in South Africa, principally during the apartheid years, and the effects of these physical and conceptual barriers on the land. In contrast to the weight of literature focusing on post-apartheid South Africa, the focus of this book includes the spatial, political and cultural landscape... more...

  • Nelson Mandelaby Elleke Boehmer

    Oxford University Press, UK 2008; US$ 9.99

    As well as being a remarkable statesman, Nelson Mandela has become a universal symbol of justice, a secular saint. Elleke Boehmer examines not only the great anti-apartheid leader's life, but also the ways in which images and representations have been used to create the Mandela we know today - an internationally recognized icon of freedom. - ;As... more...

  • Mandelaby Tom Lodge

    Oxford University Press, UK 2006; US$ 16.99

    A new and highly revealing look at one of the most celebrated political figures of our times. Drawing upon a range of original sources, Tom Lodge explores the making of a modern-day political hero, from Mandela's childhood years through to his role as a statesman in the construction of the new South Africa. - ;Nelson Mandela, the first African... more...

  • South Africa in World Historyby Iris Berger

    Oxford University Press, USA 2009; US$ 18.99

    South Africa in World History is the first survey of South African history to range from prehistory to the present, the first to fully integrate social history and women's history, and the first to emphasize connections between the United States and South Africa. Written by Iris Berger, a recognized authority on South Africa and a past president... more...

  • Biko Lives!by Andile Mngxitama; Amanda Alexander; Nigel Gibson

    Palgrave Macmillan 2008; US$ 35.00

    This collection looks at the on-going significance of Black Consciousness, situating it in a global frame, examining the legacy of Steve Biko, the current state of post-apartheid South African politics, and the culture and history of the anti-apartheid movements. more...

  • The Great Boer Warby Arthur Conan Doyle

    ReadHowYouWant 2009; US$ 3.99

    Arthur Conan Doyle's The Great Boer War was first published in 1900. Doyle served as a doctor in a hospital during the conflict and wrote this book to justify the UK's role in it. The book covers the whole war, giving an account of the causes of the war, of those killed or wounded, and the political and military situation as Doyle experienced... more...

  • Truth v. Justice: The Morality of Truth Commissionsby Robert I. Rotberg; Dennis Thompson

    Princeton University Press 2010; US$ 42.00

    The truth commission is an increasingly common fixture of newly democratic states with repressive or strife-ridden pasts. From South Africa to Haiti, truth commissions are at work with varying degrees of support and success. To many, they are the best--or only--way to achieve a full accounting of crimes committed against fellow citizens and to prevent... more...

  • Bring Me My Machine Gunby Alec Russell

    PublicAffairs 2009; US$ 26.95

    The Financial Times ? world news editor tells the epic story of post-apartheid South Africa—a country once so full of promise, now teetering on the brink of chaos more...

  • The Politics of Truth and Reconciliation in South Africaby Richard A. Wilson

    Cambridge University Press 2001; US$ 41.00

    This book shows the impact of the TRC in urban African communities in Johannesburg. more...