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Through the Eyes of a South African Woman and Other Children

by Andrina D. Abrahamse

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In 1958, South Africa was going through one of its most horrendous eras - Apartheid. Andrina Abrahamse writes a riveting, personal account of her experiences growing up and working during this pivotal...


The Zulus at War: The History, Rise, and Fall of the Tribe That Washed Its Spears

by Adrian Greaves & Xolani Mkhize

By tracing the long and turbulent history of the Zulus from their arrival in South Africa and the establishment of Zululand, The Zulus at War is an important and readable addition to this popular subject area....


Freedom Never Rests

by James Kilgore

Lying bare the political and personal intricacies of community struggles, this extraordinary story portrays the historical roots of the service delivery revolts that have swept South Africa in recent years....


Kebble Collusion: 10 Fateful Days in a R26 Billion Fraud

by Barry Sergeant

In a world of outright denial and selective amnesia and of complex financial transactions designed to confuse, obfuscate, and hide the spoils, this book unravels one of South Africa’s biggest cover-ups. This...


Back in from the Anger

by Roger Lucey

The story of a once promising young musician, this autobiography demonstrates how Roger Lucey’s life journey was radically changed by the South African apartheid. Having performed songs that reflected upon...


Kgalema Motlanthe: A Political Biography

by Ebrahim Harvey

Presenting a superb account of a man characterized by his reticence, this biography offers a rare and thorough insight into the life of one of South Africa’s most powerful: Kgalema Motlanthe. From Motlanthe’s...


In the Dark with My Dress on Fire: My Life in Cape Town, London, Havana and Home Again

by Blanche La Guma & Martin Klammer

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...


Ending Apartheid

by Jack Spence & David Welsh

The release of Nelson Mandela from twenty-seven years imprisonment in 1990 and the free elections which followed four years later were among the most dramatic events of the twentieth century.

David Welsh and...


South Africa

by Alexander Johnston

This latest volume in the series is a book on nation-building in post-apartheid South Africa.


Women and Militant Wars: The Politics of Injury

by Swati Parashar

This book explores women's militant activities in insurgent wars and seeks to understand what women 'do' in wars.

In International Relations, inter-state conflict, anti-state armed insurgency and armed militancy...


Southern African Liberation Struggles: New Local, Regional and Global Perspectives

by Hilary Sapire & Chris Saunders

Probing beyond the heroic portrayals of armed struggles and nationalist resistance, this collection of essays illustrates the intertwined histories of Southern African liberation struggles and those of regional...


Impossible Mourning: HIV/AIDS and Visuality After Apartheid

by Kylie Thomas

Impossible Mourning focuses on disavowed loss and the difficulties of mourning in post-apartheid South Africa. The book transgresses disciplinary bounds to forge new ways of thinking and writing about the crisis...


Twilight of the Vuvuzelas

by Stephen Francis & Rico Schacherl

Several strips of South Africa’s most popular comic, Madam & Eve, are collected in this satirical compendium. It follows the motley crew of Madam, Eve, Thandi, and Mother Anderson—who are like old friends...


Native Nostalgia

by Jacob Dlamini

Challenging the stereotype that black people who lived under South African apartheid have no happy memories of the past, this examination into nostalgia carves out a path away from the archetypical musings....


Mining the Future: The Bafokeng Story

by Totem Media for the Research a Bafokeng

A portrait of visionary leadership, this study of the Bafokeng people describes how they acquired their land and protected their customs during 150 years of political upheaval in South Africa. In addition, the...


Up in Arms: Pursuing Accountability for the Arms Deal in Parliament

by Raenette Taljaard

“This book is not so much a political autobiography as an account from a personal point of view of a momentous series of events in the life of South Africa’s second democratic Parliament, and my role in...


Africa Lost

by Dan Tharp, SOFREP & Brandon Webb

The Lost Chapter of Special Operations History: Rhodesia.

Some of the most explosive combat in Special Operations history is almost completely unknown to the Western World. Everyone knows about Navy SEALs and...


Pedro Páez's History of Ethiopia, 1622: Volumes I-II

by Isabel Boavida

This book, in two volumes, contains the first English translation, with introduction and annotation, of the História da Etiópia by the Spanish Jesuit missionary priest Pedro Páez, 1564-1622, who worked in...


Rethinking African Politics: A History of Opposition in Zambia

by Miles Larmer

This study examines the nature of government and political opposition in Zambia, in the years immediately following its independence in 1964. It shows how Kenneth Kaunda's United National Independence Party's...


African Pilgrimage: Ritual Travel in South Africa's Christianity of Zion

by Retief Müller

This book describes a South Africa that is made up of a number of different fragmented worlds. The focus is on the Zion Christian Church, one of the largest religious movements in southern Africa, and a good...