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South African Folk Tales

by James A Honey

This book was especially republished to raise funds for the Westville Boys High Scholarship fund, where gifted but underprivileged South Africans are given a chance of first class high school education. It is...


Integrity in Government through Records Management: Essays in Honour of Anne Thurston

by James Lowry & Justus Wamukoya

As a celebration of Anne Thurston’s pioneering work on records and archives management as an essential basis for demonstrating integrity in government, this excellent volume brings together scholars and practicing...


Africa39

by Ellah Wakatama Allfrey & Wole Soyinka

Africa has produced some of the best writing of the twentieth century from Chinua Achebe, Ayi Kwei Armah, Ngugi wa Thiong'o, and the Nobel Laureates Wole Soyinka, Nadine Gordimer, J.M. Coetzee and Doris Lessing,...


Religion and AIDS Treatment in Africa: Saving Souls, Prolonging Lives

by Rijk van Dijk, Hansjörg Dilger & Marian Burchardt

This book critically interrogates emerging interconnections between religion and biomedicine in Africa in the era of antiretroviral treatment for AIDS. Highlighting the complex relationships between religious...


The Public Face of African New Religious Movements in Diaspora: Imagining the Religious 'Other'

by Afe Adogame

This book provides new theoretical and methodological insights for understanding and interpreting ANRMs and African-derived religions in diaspora. Contributors focus on groups and movements drawn from Christian,...


Images Out of Africa: The Virginia Garner Diaries of the Africa Motion Picture Project

by Virginia Garner

In 1938, Virginia and Ray Garner began making films in the Belgian Congo and French Cameroons. This book features Virginia Garner's diaries, which highlight the challenges of making films in Africa in the 1930s...


African Pens 2011: New Writing from Southern Africa

by South African PEN & J. M. Coetzee

A new anthology of writings, this collection contains stories with varying themes from 21 different writers. Including an assured and professional piece of writing about a seemingly simple interaction between...


Ingrid Jonker: Poet under Apartheid

by Louise Viljoen

Nelson Mandela brought the poetry of Ingrid Jonker to the attention of South Africa and the wider world when he read her poem "Die kind" (The Child) at the opening of South Africa's first democratic parliament...


From Sleep Unbound

by Andrée| Chedid

From Sleep Unbound portrays the life of Samya, an Egyptian woman who is taken at age 15 from her Catholic boarding school and forced into a loveless and humiliating marriage. Eventually sundered from every human...


Welcome to Our Hillbrow: A Novel of Postapartheid South Africa

by Phaswane Mpe

Welcome to Our Hillbrow is an exhilarating and disturbingride through the chaotic and hyper-real zone of Hillbrow-microcosm of all that is contradictory, alluring, and painful in the postapartheid South African...


Small Friends and other stories and poems

by Jane Morris

The short stories and poems in this collection were written by students at King George VI School and centre for physically disabled children in Zimbabwe�s second city, Bulawayo. HIV and AIDS have had a devastating...


African-Centred Management Education: A New Paradigm for an Emerging Continent

by David N. Abdulai

In African-Centred Management Education, Professor Abdulai looks critically at the failings of management education in Africa and how that has impacted growth and development efforts, especially at this critical...


The Story of an African Farm

by Olive Schreiner

The first great South African novel chronicles the adventures of 3 childhood friends who defy societal repression. A gripping indictment of the rigid Boer social conventions of the 19th-century.


China's Diplomacy in Eastern and Southern Africa

by Seifudein Adem

In contemporary discourse on China-Africa relations, there are, on the one hand, the Sino-pessimists who see China as a giant vacuum-cleaner, sucking up Africa’s resources in order to fuel its own rapid industrialization,...


Writing Lives

by Irene Staunton

Writing Lives, a collection of short stories, featuring Lawrence Hoba, Tendai Huchu, Tendai Machingaidze, Nevanji Madanhire, Daniel Mandishona, Christopher Mlalazi, Blessing Musariri, Chiedza Musengezi, Sekai...


The Narrative Mediterranean: Beyond France and the Maghreb

by Claudia Esposito

The Narrative Mediterranean: Beyond France and the Maghreb examines literary texts by writers from the Maghreb and positions them in direct relation to increasingly querulous debates on the shifting identity...


Africa's Health Challenges: Sovereignty, Mobility of People and Healthcare Governance

by Andrew F. Cooper & John J. Kirton

This volume addresses the ideational and policy-oriented challenges of Africa’s health governance due to voluntary and involuntary cross-border migration of people and diseases in a growing 'mobile Africa'....


Gods and Soldiers: The Penguin Anthology of Contemporary African Writing

by Rob Spillman

A one-of-a-kind collection showcasing the energy of new African literature

Coming at a time when Africa and African writers are in the midst of a remarkable renaissance, Gods and Soldiers captures the vitality...


Comparative Regionalisms for Development in the 21st Century: Insights from the Global South

by Emmanuel Fanta & Timothy M. Shaw

The global 'financial' crisis at the turn of the decade has accelerated changes in the relative standing of major regions. As both the US and Eurozone economies have confronted a series of setbacks and struggles...


Governance of the Petroleum Sector in an Emerging Developing Economy

by Kwaku Appiah-Adu

Oil exploration in the developing world has been and continues to be a high profile and high risk activity attracting media coverage and stimulating much debate. In Governance of the Petroleum Sector in an Emerging...