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    A Free Mind
    R120.00 inc. VAT

    During his 26 years in jail Ahmed Kathrada refused to allow the apartheid regime to confine his mind

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    A Just Society
    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”.

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    A Rumour of Spring – South Africa After 20 Years of Democracy
    R230.00 inc. VAT

    An honest and balanced account, A Rumour of Spring tackles the questions asked by ordinary South Africans every day: How are we really doing? What is really going on in our country? How should we understand what is happening here? And will it get any better?

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    AfroPolis: City, Media, Art
    R260.00 inc. VAT

    Lavishly illustrated and meticulously researched, Afropolis is the product of an exhibition developed by the Rautenstrauch-Joest-Museum in Cologne, Germany. The book focuses on the Big Five of African cities: Cairo, Lagos, Nairobi, Kinshasa and Johannesburg, and brings together positions of artistic and cultural studies, as well as detailed histories and the specific dynamics of these African cities, in order to expand our understanding of the concept of urbanity and the phenomenon of the City from an African perspective.

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    Archaeology: Theories, Methods and Practice
    R675.00 inc. VAT

    This is the sixth edition of the best selling introduction to archaeology, printed in full colour for the first time, with hundreds of photographs and diagrams. It has been given the most thorough updating and reorganization since it was first published, providing coverage of all the major developments in archaeological method, science, technology and theory.

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    Art and Architecture in Mexico
    R170.00 inc. VAT

    A survey of the full breadth and complexity of Mexican art history, ranging widely across genres and offering new interpretations of painting, sculpture, architecture, prints and photographs

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    Art of Spain DVD
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    Arte Povera (Movements in Modern Art)
    R105.00 inc. VAT

    This is the ideal book for anyone who wants to explore one of the formative movements in the development of contemporary art.

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    Bo-Kaap Kitchen
    R450.00 inc. VAT

    More than just a cookbook: part photo journal, part historical document, part culinary journey into the homes of the people of the Bo-Kaap, celebrating a uniquely South African culture.

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    Books – A Living History
    R270.00 inc. VAT

    For two and a half thousand years, books have been used to entertain, to govern, to record, to educate and to worship, one of the most versatile, useful and enduring technologies ever invented.

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    Brett Murray
    R650.00 inc. VAT

    Documenting artist Brett Murray’s career over the past 30 years, this book boasts both powerful imagery and reflective texts from his 80s cultural/struggle work, through his career to The Spear—the natural outcome of his art and reflections on injustices past and present.

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    Contact Zones #9 – Nairobi: A Night Guide Through The City In The Sun
    R200.00 inc. VAT

    Nairobi is fascinating. It is a vibrant, eccentric and extreme city made up of different and contradictory worlds. Nairobi is also an elusive city; difficult to comprehend and fully penetrate. What a better guide can there be than Tony Mochama, the notorious and popular chronicler of Nairobi’s urban life?

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    Costume and Fashion A Concise History
    R180.00 inc. VAT

    A classic study of the history of fashion brought right up to date

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    Cyril’s Choices: Lessons from 25 Years of Freedom in South Africa
    R290.00 inc. VAT

    President Cyril Ramaphosa, Nelson Mandela’s preferred successor, faces new problems and new choices since he won his own electoral mandate in May 2019. In the next five years, South Africa will be changed radically by the climate crisis, the Fourth Industrial Revolution, economic stagnation and political unrest among some of its southern African neighbours, and the rising African influence of Russia and China while the West is distracted by the insurgent populism of US President Donald Trump and Brexit.

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    Dangerous Moves: Performances and Politics in Cuba
    R625.00 inc. VAT

    Examining performance and politics in post-revolutionary Cuba, Dangerous Moves challenges the understanding of performance art and political engagement through a sustained analysis of the contemporary experience in Cuba.

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    David Goldblatt – The Transported of KwaNdebele
    R970.00 inc. VAT

    The Transported of KwaNdebele is a riveting documentation of South Africa’s jarring history of apartheid. The book, dating back to 1989, follows Goldblatt as he records the journeys of the Ndebele people of KwaNdebele, a tribal homeland set aside for blacks during apartheid.

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    Ditema: Some Decorated Sotho Buildings

    The Sotho tradition of decorating the outside of their houses with painted and engraved patterns and pebbles set into plaster is fast disappearing. Less well-known than the Ndebele mural art, it is a particularly beautiful form of vernacular architectural decoration. Some examples of this traditional art form are featured here, as well as a number of examples of later Sotho mural art

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    Egypt Visual Sourcebook – For Artists, Architects and Designers
    R585.00 inc. VAT

    With some 1,000 color illustrations, thorough referencing, and detailed observation, this book will serve a very specific need while also appealing to a wider audience as a visual celebration of many aspects of Egypt, familiar and unfamiliar.

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    Émigrés: The Transformation of Art Publishing in Britain
    R700.00 inc. VAT

    “Some of the most interesting insights are about cultural changes. . . Fascinating details. The most original parts of the book are the chapters on the unsung heroes of publishing: typographers, designers, printers and illustrators. Nyburg creates a picture of a whole visual culture. These extraordinarily cultured individuals didn’t just affect art books. They made British culture, once notoriously parochial and wordy, more cosmopolitan and more visual.” – Jewish Renaissance

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    Figuring Faith – Images of Belief in Africa
    R400.00 inc. VAT

    Figuring Faith seeks to understand how faith and art intersect in the African context. It sheds light on the ways in which art explicates, exemplifies and challenges beliefs and rituals, and brings new insights to our understanding of art’s relationship to the human desire for transcendence.

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