John Pampallis and Maryke Bailey
A Brief History of South Africa is an introduction to South African history from the earliest times to the Mandela Presidency. Using both a narrative chronology and thematic chapters,...
Between the Lines
“It’s a pretty long story,” Primo Levi tells a classroom of children, “so I’ll try to make it simple.”Translated from the original Italian, this hauntingly...
Investigative journalist Jacques Pauw exposes the darkest secret at the heart of Jacob Zuma’s compromised government: a cancerous cabal that eliminates the president’s enemies and purges the...
Kashiefa Ajam, Kevin Ritchie, Lebogang Seale, Janet Smith, Thabiso Thakali
Puzzled by the difference between a coalition and confidence-and-supply? Confused about how McKinsey, Trillian and a bunch of corrupt individuals at Eskom fleeced the utility? Don’t know your...
The intimate and personal story behind the man who tried to kill Verwoerd but didn’t succeed Release scheduled for anniversary of the assassination attempt Follows the success in 2018 of The...
Eduardo GALEANO [Foreword by Isabel Allende]
Monthly Review Press
Since its U.S. debut a quarter-century ago, this brilliant text has set a new standard for historical scholarship of Latin America. It is also an outstanding political economy, a social and cultural...
This comprehensive military atlas covers every aspect of the Boer War in some 230 full-colour maps, diagrams and detailed ORBATs. Maps covering the conflict on a strategic, operational...
Charles van Onselen
For two decades before a railway system linked southern Africa’s principal cities in the mid-1890’s, the world’s richest supplies of diamonds and gold were transported by coach and...
South Africa’s story is often presented as a triumph of new over old, but while formal apartheid was abolished decades ago, stark and distressing similarities persist. Dr Sizwe...
Ebrahim Harvey delivers a stinging critique of the ANC. This must-read analysis reveals the failure of the ANC to roll back the race and class divide.Harvey argues that a series of events...
How did the last white minority in Africa give way to majority rule, the arrival of democracy and new and different modes of transition from "settlers" to "citizens".How have whites...
This book explores Sardinia through the island’s women. Sardinia has been inhabited for longer than many European countries; of its earlier peoples, the best-known are the pre-historic...