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On June 28, 1919, the Peace Treaty was signed in the Hall of Mirrors at Versailles, five years to the day after the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand in Sarajevo triggered Europe’s precipitous descent into war. This war was the first conflict to be fought on a global scale.R200.00 inc. VAT
On a freezing winter’s night, a few hours before dawn on 12 May 1969, security police stormed the Soweto home of Winnie Mandela and detained her in the presence of her two young daughters, then aged eight and ten.R130.00 inc. VAT
The 1976 Soweto uprising represented a real turning point in South Africa’s history. Even to contemporaries it seemed to mark the beginning of the end of apartheid. It also brought into the political equation the role of youth, who were to play a vital role in the township revolts of the 1980s.R300.00 inc. VAT
Drawing inspiration from the work of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission, a restorative justice body assembled in South Africa after the abolition of apartheid, Georgette created this provocative and moving series entitled “A Just Society”.R250.00 inc. VAT
We are at the same time trying hard to impress our former oppressors by rubbishing our cultures and beliefs in the interest of theirs. Our languages are vanishing and we are meanwhile contributing to their demise by speaking only the former oppressors’ language to our children.
We have turned ourselves into easy targets in all spheres and it is time we confront our weaknesses head on.
Let the prayer begin…R310.00 inc. VAT
The poems and prose pieces in this compelling collection illustrate the enduring narrative of war and civil conflict in Africa.Africa Ablaze 'is an incredibly important poetry anthology .It is a powerful work of art and history, and is very moving.R150.00 inc. VAT
In Africa’s Turn? Miguel tracks a decade of comparably hopeful economic trends throughout sub-Saharan Africa and suggests that we may be seeing a turnaround. He bases his hopes on a range of recent changes: democracy is finally taking root in many countries; China’s successes have fueled large-scale investment in Africa; and rising commodity prices have helped as well.R100.00 inc. VAT
Albertina Sisulu is revered by South Africans as the true mother of the nation. A survivor of the golden age of the African National Congress, whose life with the second most important figure in the ANC exemplified the underpinning role of women in the struggle against apartheid.R230.00 inc. VAT
Alexandra: A History, is a social and political history of one of South Africa’s oldest townships. It begins with the founding of Alexandra as a freehold township in 1912, and traces its growth as a center of black working-class life in the heart of Johannesburg, to the post-apartheid era.R230.00 inc. VAT
The first book to explore the complex relationship between law and literature in testimony to crimes of apartheid before South Africa’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission, Ambiguities of Witnessing closely analyses key individual testimonies.R140.00 inc. VAT
And They Didn’t Die dramatises the heroism of Jezile, a young rural woman. Her story also depicts the emergence of collective resistance by rural women in South Africa of the 1950s and 60s.R160.00 inc. VAT
In his innovative and challenging new book, Architects of Poverty: Why Africa’s Capitalism needs Changing Moeletsi Mbeki analyses the plight of Africa and concludes that the fault lies not lie with the mass of its people but with its rulers the political elites who contrive to keep their fellow citizens poor while enriching themselves.R280.00 inc. VAT
The exhibition and book document a particular chapter in South Africa’s struggle for democracy by telling the story of artist and activist Thami Mnyele and a group of cultural workers in exile in Botswana called Medu Art Ensemble. This is the first time that their history is being told.R250.00 inc. VAT
In 1986 ‘Comrade September’, a charismatic ANC operative and popular MK commander, was abducted from Swaziland by the apartheid security police and taken across the border. After torture and interrogation, September was ‘turned’ and before long the police had extracted enough information to hunt down and kill some of his former comrades.R160.00 inc. VAT
This work excels as an explosive and jarring indictment of the Black Race. Capitalist Nigger: The Road to Success (Timbuktu Publishers, September 17, 2000) asserts that the Black Race, is a consumer race and not a productive race.R230.00 inc. VAT Read moreR170.00 inc. VATChris Hani is one of the most iconic black leaders in South Africa’s recent history. His assassination in 1993 by far-right wingers threatened to upset the negotiations process and required Mandela’s televised address to the nation to calm tempers. This short biography brings out his role in MK and in the politics of the early 1990s, and is written by a distinguished historian who met Hani in exile in Lusaka.R350.00 inc. VAT
The lives of tsars famous and infamous are covered in a lively series of biographical portraits stretching from the late fifteenth to the early twentieth centuries. Discover the facts behind the reputations of rulers such as Ivan the Terrible, whose reign of terror was unparalleled in Russian history until Stalin;R300.00 inc. VAT
From apartheid to democracy. What is essential for transformation to succeed?
South Africa’s answer: a constitution acclaimed for its promise of comprehensive human rights, an independent judiciary to guard those rights, and a judiciary, transformed by race and gender, able to render justice and claim a lost legitimacy.R230.00 inc. VAT
This book focuses on the rapidly growing economic and political influence that China has in Africa. Cutting-edge contributions from sixteen pan-African authors provide an historical and geo-political context for understanding the evolving partnership between Africa and China.Have no product in the cart!