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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.R100.00 inc. VAT
Flowers of the Nation is a novella about self empowerment and taking responsibility. It shatters the myth that impoverishment and blackness go together, showcases the new century’s renaissance man, and provides insight into Aids policy and other issues. In the beautiful Zenaele and her family you will find the compelling reality of today’s South Africa.Sixteen-year-old Zenzele is not prepared to stand by while her father, Sizwe, dies of Aids.R200.00 inc. VAT
I Write What I Like features the writing of the famous activist and Black Consciousness leader, Steve Biko. Before his untimely death in detention at age 30, he was instrumental in uniting Black Africans in the struggle against the apartheid government in South Africa.R315.00 inc. VAT
Myth of Iron: Shaka in history is the first book-length scholarly study to be published. It lays out, as far as possible, all the available evidence mainly hitherto under-utilised Zulu oral testimonies, supported by other documentary sources and decides, item by item, legend by legend, what exactly we can know about Shaka’s reign. The picture that emerges in this meticulously researched and absorbing anti-biography is very different from the popular narrative we are used to. Over the decades we have heard a great deal about Shaka, the most famous or infamous of Zulu leaders. It may come as a surprise, therefore, that we do not know when he was born, nor what he looked like, nor precisely when or why he was assassinated. In Shaka’s case, even these most basic facts of any person’s biography remain locked in obscurity.R250.00 inc. VAT
Southern African Literatures is a major study of the work of writers from South Africa, Zimbabwe, Zambia, Malawi, Angola, Mozambique and Namibia, written at a time of crucial change in the subcontinent. It covers a wide range of work from the storytelling of stone-age Bushmen to modern writing by renowned figures such as Es’kia Mphahlele, Nadine Gordimer and Andre Brink, encompassing traditional, popular and elite writing; literature in translation; and case studies based on topical issues.R200.00 inc. VAT
Born in Ethiopia in 1974, Aida Muluneh has since lived around the world – from Yemen to the United Kingdom to Cyprus, Canada and the United States. In 2000, she graduated with a degree in Film from Howard University in Washington D.C., then she worked as a photojournalist as the Washington Post.R265.00 inc. VAT
The product of a decade of research, this landmark collection is the first of four volumes in the Women Writing Africa Project, which seeks to document and map the extraordinary and diverse landscape of African women’s oral and written literatures. Presenting voices rarely heard outside Africa, some recorded as early as the mid-nineteenth century, as well as rediscovered gems by such well-known authors as Bessie Head and Doris Lessing, this volume reveals a living cultural legacy that will revolutionize the understanding of African women’s literary and cultural production.Have no product in the cart!