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  • Boundaries and History in Africaby Daniel Abwa; Albert-Pascal Temgoua

    Langaa RPCIG 2013; US$ 52.95

    This book compromises 26 well-researched essays in honour of Professor Verkijika G. Fanso, who retired in 2011 after over 36 years of distinguished service at universities in Cameroon. Contributors include colleagues, former students and close collaborators in Cameroon and beyond. Contributions cover a wide range of issues related to the contested... more...

  • Thoughts on the New South Africaby Neville Alexander

    Jacana Media 2013; US$ 19.99

    Thoughts on the New South Africa is a collection of essays which Alexander brought together just before his death. It reflects on the main issues that preoccupied him throughout his life and sheds light on South African society today. The three main issues included the fundamental necessity for South Africans to move away from race consciousness... more...

  • The Crescent Obscuredby Robert Allison

    University of Chicago Press 1753; US$ 25.00

    From the beginning of the colonial period to the recent conflicts in the Middle East, encounters with the Muslim world have helped Americans define national identity and purpose. Focusing on America's encounter with the Barbary states of North Africa from 1776 to 1815, Robert Allison traces the perceptions and mis-perceptions of Islam in the American... more...

  • Discourse and Human Rights Violationsby Christine Anthonissen; Jan Blommaert

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2007; US$ 120.00

    First published as a Special Issue of the Journal of Language and Politics 5:1 (2006), this collection of papers focuses, from a number of different disciplinary perspectives, on aspects of language and communication in official processes of dealing with traumatic pasts. It is a text that belongs to the genre of talking about pain, about state violence,... more...

  • We Are Imazighenby Fazia Aïtel

    University Press of Florida 2014; US$ 74.95

    To the world they are known as Berbers, but they prefer to call themselves Imazighen, or ?free people.? The claim to this unique cultural identity has been felt most acutely in Algeria in the Kabylia region, where an Amazigh consciousness gradually emerged after WWII. This is a valuable model for other Amazigh movements in North Africa, where the... more...

  • Defining Momentsby Marius Barnard

    Random House Struik 2011; US$ 13.00

    Marius Barnard is best known as a member of the pioneering medical team that performed the world?s first human heart transplant at Groote Schuur Hospital in 1967, with his brother Chris. But his achievements extended into other spheres. He was an active anti-apartheid campaigner and MP for the Progressive Federal Party, he worked to improve cardiac... more...

  • Zuma Exposedby Adriaan Basson

    Jonathan Ball Publishers 2012; US$ 24.79

    This is the book President Jacob Zuma does not want you to read. From Shaik to ‘The Spear?, award-winning investigative journalist Adriaan Basson reveals the truth behind Jacob Zuma?s presidency of the ANC and South Africa. From one bad decision to another, this explosive, roller-coaster account traces the unravelling of a likeable but deeply flawed... more...

  • Twentieth-Century South Africaby William Beinart

    Oxford University Press 2001; US$ 29.99

    An innovative examination of the forces - both destructive and dynamic - which have shaped twentieth-century South Africa. This book provides a stimulating introduction to the history of South Africa in the twentieth century. It draws on the rich and lively tradition of radical history writing on that country and, to a greater extent than previous... 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...

  • Absent Minded Beggarsby William Bennett

    Pen and Sword 1999; US$ 13.99

    The British Army suffered one of its greatest crises when in December 1899 the Boer irregulars inflicted three reverses in South Africa in 'Black Week'. A nation grown accustomed to success was stunned. Part of the answer was a very British blend of patriotism and pragmatism. For the first time civilian volunteers and part-time soldiers were... more...