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  • 101 Amazing Nelson Mandela Factsby Jack Goldstein

    Andrews UK 2013; US$ 2.99

    Do you want to know all of the important facts about Nelson Mandela? Amongst many other things, the first democratically elected president of South Africa spent 27 years in jail, brought an end to apartheid in the country, and became one of the most celebrated public figures in human history. This easy-to-digest eBook gives you the information you... 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...

  • 491 Daysby Winnie Madikizela-Mandela; Ahmed Kathrada

    Ohio University Press 2014; US$ 68.95

    On a freezing winter?s night, a few hours before dawn on May 12, 1969, South African security police stormed the Soweto home of Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, activist and wife of the imprisoned Nelson Mandela, and arrested her in the presence of her two young daughters, then aged nine and ten. Rounded up in a group of other antiapartheid activists under... more...

  • The ANC Youth Leagueby Clive Glaser

    Ohio University Press 2013; US$ 11.99

    This brilliant little book tells the story of the African National Congress (ANC) Youth League from its origins in the 1940s to the present and the controversies over Julius Malema and his influence in contemporary youth politics. Glaser analyzes the ideology and tactics of its founders, some of whom (notably Nelson Mandela and Oliver Tambo) later... 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...

  • According to Traditionby Phathekile Holomisa

    Real African Publishers 2012; US$ 22.99

    A thoughtful collection of newspaper articles and speeches, this book offers a compelling indigenous African perspective on contemporary issues and traditional values. With a framework for an alternative view on current affairs in South Africa, this new edition includes all of the original columns plus nine additional chapters, featuring speeches made... more...

  • Ad & Walby Peter Hain

    Biteback Publishing 2014; US$ 23.32

    Most of us like to think we?d stand up to fight against evil, and yet the vast majority of white South Africans either stood by and said nothing or actively participated in the oppression and carnage during apartheid. Ad & Wal is the story of two modest people who became notorious, two survivors who did what they thought was right, two parents who... more...

  • Africa-centred Knowledgesby Brenda Cooper; Robert Morrell

    Boydell & Brewer 2014; US$ 90.00

    Proposes a dynamic new approach to the production of knowledge on Africa, one that is global, multiple and heterogeneous, elucidating this through both discursive theoretical chapters and case histories. more...

  • Africa in Contemporary Perspectiveby Takyiwaa Manuh; Esi Sutherland-Addy

    Sub-Saharan Publishers 2014; US$ 49.95

    An important feature of Ghanaian tertiary education is the foundational African Studies Programme which was initiated in the early 1960s. Unfortunately hardly any readers exist which bring together a body of knowledge on the themes, issues and debates which inform and animate research and teaching in African Studies particularly on the African continent.... more...

  • An African Athensby Philippe-Joseph Salazar

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 115.00

    An African Athens offers an analysis of a new ecology of rhetoric--the reshaping of a nation into a democracy through rhetorical means. Author Philippe-Joseph Salazar provides a general view of issues as they have taken shape in the apartheid and post-apartheid South African experience, presenting the country as a remarkable stage for playing out... more...