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- Little, Brown and Company 2008; US$ 9.99
The book that inspired the major new motion picture Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom. Nelson Mandela is one of the great moral and political leaders of our time: an international hero whose lifelong dedication to the fight against racial oppression in South Africa won him the Nobel Peace Prize and the presidency of his country. Since his triumphant... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2009; US$ 12.99
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...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2008; US$ 37.00
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...
- 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...
- Scarecrow Press 2006; US$ 109.99
Through the use of maps, a list of acronyms, a chronology, an introductory essay, a bibliography, appendixes, and hundreds of cross-referenced dictionary entries on significant persons, places, events, institutions, and aspects of culture, society, economy and politics_past and present_the Historical Dictionary of the Berbers (Imazighen) provides necessary... more...
- 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...