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Mother to Mother

Written by Sindiwe Magona


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: September 2, 2014
Price: $16.00

Sindiwe Magona's novel Mother to Mother explores the South African legacy of apartheid through the lens of a woman who remembers a life marked by oppression and injustice. Magona decided to write this novel when she discovered that Fulbright Scholar Amy Biehl, who had been killed while working to organize the... Read more >
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After Freedom
After Freedom
Written by Katherine S. Newman and Ariane De Lannoy
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780807007464
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After Freedom
The Rise of the Post-Apartheid Generation in Democratic South Africa
Written by Katherine S. Newman and Ariane De Lannoy


Format: Hardcover, 296 pages
On Sale: April 22, 2014
Price: $35.00

Twenty years after the end of apartheid, a new generation is building a multiracial democracy in South Africa but remains mired in economic inequality and political conflict.
 
The death of Nelson Mandela in 2013 arrived just short of the twentieth anniversary of South Africa’s first free election, reminding the world of... Read more >
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After Freedom
The Rise of the Post-Apartheid Generation in Democratic South Africa
Written by Katherine S. Newman and Ariane De Lannoy


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: April 22, 2014
Price: $35.00

Twenty years after the end of apartheid, a new generation is building a multiracial democracy in South Africa but remains mired in economic inequality and political conflict.
 
The death of Nelson Mandela in 2013 arrived just short of the twentieth anniversary of South Africa’s first free election, reminding the world of... Read more >
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Gandhi Before India
Gandhi Before India
Written by Ramachandra Guha
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385532297
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Gandhi Before India

Written by Ramachandra Guha


Format: Hardcover, 688 pages
On Sale: April 15, 2014
Price: $35.00

Here is the first volume of a magisterial biography of Mohandas Gandhi that gives us the most illuminating portrait we have had of the life, the work and the historical context of one of the most abidingly influential—and controversial—men in modern history.
           
Ramachandra Guha—hailed by Time as “Indian democracy’s preeminent... Read more >
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His Day Is Done
His Day Is Done
Written by Maya Angelou
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780812997019
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His Day Is Done
A Nelson Mandela Tribute
Written by Maya Angelou


Format: Hardcover, 64 pages
On Sale: January 21, 2014
Price: $15.00

He was a son of Africa who became father to a nation and, for billions of people around the world, a beacon of hope, courage, and perseverance in the face of opposition. Now, acclaimed poet Maya Angelou honors the life and remarkable soul of Nelson Mandela, former president of South Africa... Read more >
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His Day Is Done
His Day Is Done
Written by Maya Angelou
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ISBN: 9780812997026
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His Day Is Done
A Nelson Mandela Tribute
Written by Maya Angelou


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: January 21, 2014
Price: $7.99

He was a son of Africa who became father to a nation and, for billions of people around the world, a beacon of hope, courage, and perseverance in the face of opposition. Now, acclaimed poet Maya Angelou honors the life and remarkable soul of Nelson Mandela, former president of South Africa... Read more >
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La sonrisa de Mandela
La sonrisa de Mandela
Written by John Carlin
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780804173001
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La sonrisa de Mandela

Written by John Carlin


Format: Trade Paperback, 192 pages
On Sale: January 7, 2014
Price: $14.99

“Creo que, pese a la gran presencia de Mandela en la escena internacional, aún queda mucho por decir sobre el hombre, la calidad de su liderazgo y el legado que deja al mundo.  Mi esperanza es que los lectores de este libro se lleven una idea más profunda de Mandela como... Read more >
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La sonrisa de Mandela
La sonrisa de Mandela
Written by John Carlin
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ISBN: 9780804173018
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La sonrisa de Mandela

Written by John Carlin


Format: eBook, 208 pages
On Sale: December 10, 2013
Price: $9.99

“Creo que, pese a la gran presencia de Mandela en la escena internacional, aún queda mucho por decir sobre el hombre, la calidad de su liderazgo y el legado que deja al mundo.  Mi esperanza es que los lectores de este libro se lleven una idea más profunda de Mandela como... Read more >
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Madiba A to Z
Madiba A to Z
Written by Danny Schechter
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781609805593
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Madiba A to Z
The Many Faces of Nelson Mandela
Written by Danny Schechter


Format: Hardcover, 272 pages
On Sale: November 26, 2013
Price: $35.00

From the makers of the major motion picture Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom, a completely unique biography and thematic telling of the story of Nelson Mandela.  This book, which provided key source material for the film, is an unexpurgated collection of the views and opinions of South Africa's first Black president, and it draws on...

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Madiba A to Z
Madiba A to Z
Written by Danny Schechter
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ISBN: 9781609805579
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Madiba A to Z
The Many Faces of Nelson Mandela
Written by Danny Schechter


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
On Sale: November 26, 2013
Price: $16.95

From the makers of the major motion picture Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom, a completely unique biography and thematic telling of the story of Nelson Mandela.  This book, which provided key source material for the film, is an unexpurgated collection of the views and opinions of South Africa's first Black president, and it draws on...

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Madiba A to Z
The Many Faces of Nelson Mandela
Written by Danny Schechter


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: November 26, 2013
Price: $16.95

From the makers of the major motion picture Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom, a completely unique biography and thematic telling of the story of Nelson Mandela.  This book, which provided key source material for the film, is an unexpurgated collection of the views and opinions of South Africa's first Black president, and it draws on...

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British Infantryman vs Zulu Warrior: Anglo-Zulu War 1879
British Infantryman vs Zulu Warrior: Anglo-Zulu War 1879
Written by Ian Knight, Illustrated by Peter Dennis
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781782003656
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British Infantryman vs Zulu Warrior: Anglo-Zulu War 1879

Written by Ian Knight
Illustrated by Peter Dennis


Format: Trade Paperback, 80 pages
On Sale: October 22, 2013
Price: $18.95

Expert ananlyis and first-hand accounts of combat during the Anglo-Zulu war in 1879: Nyezane, iSandlwana, and Khambula. As seen in the movie Zulu, starring Michael Caine, Zulu discipline and courage overcame British firepower at iSandlwana, and almost at Rorke's Drift. Featuring specially commissioned artwork, expert analysis and carefully chosen first-hand accounts... Read more >
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British Infantryman vs Zulu Warrior: Anglo-Zulu War 1879

Written by Ian Knight
Illustrated by Peter Dennis


Format: eBook, 80 pages
On Sale: October 22, 2013
Price: $15.95

Expert ananlyis and first-hand accounts of combat during the Anglo-Zulu war in 1879: Nyezane, iSandlwana, and Khambula. As seen in the movie Zulu, starring Michael Caine, Zulu discipline and courage overcame British firepower at iSandlwana, and almost at Rorke's Drift. Featuring specially commissioned artwork, expert analysis and carefully chosen first-hand accounts... Read more >
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Skinned
Skinned
Written by Antjie Krog
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781609804633
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Skinned
Selected Poems
Written by Antjie Krog


Format: Hardcover, 176 pages
On Sale: May 7, 2013
Price: $23.95

One of South Africa’s greatest living poets selects from her most recent poems and also from the poems and the themes that best represent her from across her long career.

Part One of Skinned contains poems about writing, family and love poems. The poems in second part were chosen from a volume... Read more >
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Skinned
Selected Poems
Written by Antjie Krog


Format: eBook
On Sale: April 16, 2013
Price: $23.95

One of South Africa’s greatest living poets selects from her most recent poems and also from the poems and the themes that best represent her from across her long career.

Part One of Skinned contains poems about writing, family and love poems. The poems in second part were chosen from a volume featuring a... Read more >
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South African Special Forces

Written by Robert Pitta
Illustrated by Simon McCouaig


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: February 19, 2013
Price: $14.95

This book provides a highly detailed account of the history, organisation, uniforms and insignia of South African Special Forces from their origins up to the early 90s – units such as the 44 Parachute Brigade, the Hunter Group and the infamous SWA Police COIN Unit 'Koevoet'. These elite units of the... Read more >
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The Boer War

Written by Christopher Latham
Illustrated by Michael Roffe


Format: eBook, 48 pages
On Sale: May 22, 2012
Price: $13.95

This book examines the uniforms, equipment, history and organisation of the armies that fought in the Boer War. Both sides are covered, and the campaigns summarised. Uniforms are shown in full illustrated detail. Read more >
The Unspoken Alliance
The Unspoken Alliance
Written by Sasha Polakow-Suransky
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307388506
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The Unspoken Alliance
Israel's Secret Relationship with Apartheid South Africa
Written by Sasha Polakow-Suransky


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
On Sale: June 14, 2011
Price: $16.00

Prior to the Six-Day War, Israel was a darling of the international left, vocally opposed to apartheid and devoted to building alliances with black leaders in newly independent African nations. South Africa, for its part, was controlled by a regime of Afrikaner nationalists who had enthusiastically supported Hitler during World War...

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After the Party
After the Party
Written by Andrew Feinstein
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781844676279
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After the Party
Corruption, the ANC and South Africa's Uncertain Future
Written by Andrew Feinstein


Format: Trade Paperback, 308 pages
On Sale: May 31, 2010
Price: $19.95

After the Party is the explosive story of the power struggles dominating South African politics and a crucial analysis of the ANC’s record in power. Andrew Feinstein, a former ANC member of parliament, uncovers a web of corruption to rival Watergate, revealing a web of concealment and corruption involving senior politicians... Read more >
The Unspoken Alliance
The Unspoken Alliance
Written by Sasha Polakow-Suransky
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307379252
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The Unspoken Alliance
Israel's Secret Relationship with Apartheid South Africa
Written by Sasha Polakow-Suransky


Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: May 25, 2010
Price: $11.99

A revealing account of how Israel’s booming arms industry and apartheid South Africa’s international isolation led to a secretive military partnership between two seemingly unlikely allies.
 
Prior to the Six-Day War, Israel was a darling of the international left: socialist idealists like David Ben-Gurion and Golda Meir vocally opposed apartheid and built... Read more >
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The Innocents
The Innocents
Written by Tatamkhulu Afrika
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ISBN: 9781583227220
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The Innocents
A Novel
Written by Tatamkhulu Afrika


Format: Trade Paperback, 192 pages
On Sale: May 2, 2006
Price: $13.95

Inspired by the author’s years as an activist in Apartheid-era Cape Town, The Innocents is a gripping account of how, in the myriad political battles of our recent past, an even greater number of private wars were lost or won.
Yusuf and three of his friends attempt to prove themselves worthy of... Read more >
Seasonal Fires
Seasonal Fires
Written by Ingrid De Kok
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781583227183
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Seasonal Fires
New and Selected Poems
Written by Ingrid De Kok


Format: Trade Paperback, 192 pages
On Sale: April 4, 2006
Price: $18.95

Ingrid de Kok's first book to be published in the United States is also the first volume to demonstrate the variety and continuity of de Kok’s work over the last 25 years. In South Africa and internationally, readers have recognized and responded to de Kok’s deeply developed sense of compassion. South... Read more >
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