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  • Quarterly Army List for the Quarter Ending 31st December, 1919 - Volume 3by HMSO

    Andrews UK 2012; US$ 21.99

    Volume 3 of 4.This volume contains the War Services of:-(1) Regular Officers on the Active List and on Retired Pay, and Officers on the General Reserve.(2) Officers of the Special Reserve of Officers, the Territorial Force and those serving on temporary Commissions who had war service prior to the War of 1914-19, and who were gazetted before 2nd January... more...

  • A Biography of F.C. Erasmus, South African Defence Minister, 1948-1959by Roger Stephen Boulter

    The Edwin Mellen Press 2011; US$ 169.95

    This book reconsiders the life of former South African Defense Minister, F.C. Erasmus. Although an architect of the Nationalists' post-war election victory, he was not considered a minster of the first rank. Erasmus initiated a process of ridding the defense force of officers who he believed were associated with the government of Jan Smuts. Erasmus... more...

  • Invictusby John Carlin

    Atlantic Books Ltd 2012; US$ 10.19

    As the day of the final of the 1995 Rugby World Cup dawned, and the Springboks faced New Zealand's all-conquering All Blacks, more was at stake than a sporting trophy. When Nelson Mandela appeared wearing a Springboks jersey and led the all-white Afrikaner-dominated team in singing South Africa's new national anthem, he conquered the hearts of white... more...

  • Playing the Enemyby John Carlin

    Atlantic Books Ltd 2009; US$ 10.19

    As the day of the final of the 1995 Rugby World Cup dawned, and the Springboks faced New Zealand's all-conquering All Blacks, more was at stake than a sporting trophy. When Nelson Mandela appeared wearing a Springboks jersey and led the all-white Afrikaner-dominated team in singing South Africa's new national anthem, he conquered the hearts of white... more...

  • In the Dark with My Dress on Fireby Blanche La Guma; Martin Klammer

    Jacana Media 2011; US$ 20.99

    During the struggle to end apartheid, Blanche La Guma led a complex and demanding life as a nurse-midwife by day and underground activist—within a clandestine Communist cell—by night. Harassed, banned, and at one time imprisoned, Blanche worked tirelessly to support her family in Cape Town while providing safe houses for anti-apartheid leaders, such... more...

  • 19 With a Bulletby Granger Korff

    30 Degrees South Publishers 2009; US$ 16.99

    A fast-moving, action-packed account of Granger Korff’s two years’ service during 1980/81 with 1 Parachute Battalion at the height of the South African ‘bush war’ inSouth West Africa (Namibia) and Angola. Apart from the ‘standard’ counter-insurgency activities of Fireforce operations, ambushing and patrols, to contact... more...

  • The Era of Transitional Justiceby Paul Gready

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 49.95

    First Published in 2011. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • On The Contraryby Tony Leon

    Jonathan Ball Publishers 2012; US$ 20.42

    The memoirs of former Opposition leader Tony Leon provide a unique glimpse into the political life of South Africa in the democratic era. In incisive, finely focused prose, On the Contrary records Leon's thirteen-year leadership of the Democratic Alliance and its predecessor, the Democratic Party, years in which the party grew from its marginal... more...

  • Robert Sobukweby Benjamin Pogrund

    Jonathan Ball Publishers 2012; US$ 16.04

    On 21 March 1960, Robert Mangaliso Sobukwe, leader of the Pan Africanist Congress (PAC), led a mass defiance of South Africa?s pass laws. He urged blacks to go the nearest police station and demand arrest. When police opened fire on a peaceful crowd in the township of Sharpeville, 68 people were killed. The protest changed the course of South Africa?s... more...

  • Zumaby Jeremy Gordin

    Jonathan Ball Publishers 2010; US$ 20.42

    The first edition of Zuma, published in late 2008, concluded with Jacob Zuma's future balancing on a knife's edge. National elections loomed, but so did corruption charges and endless court battles. Since then Zuma's star has spectacularly risen – the corruption charges were dropped, he led the ANC to election victory and duly became President of... more...