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A Life of One's Own

This is a unique account of a father and daughter seeking lives of their own, each of whom is trapped in the Soviet Union by choice, circumstance and...

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Power and Terror

In Power & Terror is Chomsky's first book following the runaway bestseller 9-11. Chomsky presents his latest thoughts on terrorism, US foreign...

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Good Muslim, Bad Muslim

In this brilliant look at the rise of political Islam, the distinguished political scientist and anthropologist Mahmood Mamdani brings his expertise...

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Uranium Road

Uranium Road provides rare insights into the history of South Africa's secretive nuclear industry. It explains how South Africa's uranium, a waste...

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They're Burning the Churches

They're Burning the Churches is meticulously written, moving account of the groundbreaking events that dramatically accelerated the downfall of...

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The Assassination of Lumumba

Patrice Lumumba, first Prime Minister of the Republic of Congo and a pioneer of African unity, was murdered on 17 January 1961. This book unravels...

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Johannesburg Portraits

How many people can truly say that they know the history of the city in which they live? It is true to say that for most of us who live in...

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The Notorious Syndicalist

Just for a moment, one week in 1919, JT Bain was the 'dictator of Johannesburg'. Would he plunge the city into a Russian-style revolution? How had...

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Introduction to Journalism (3rd edition)

Rooted in Mzantsi, Introduction to Journalism (3rd edition) offers an A-Z of everything you need to know to succeed in the newsroom or refresh rusty...

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A Free Mind

During his 26 years in jail Ahmed Kathrada refused to allow the apartheid regime to confine his mind. Despite draconian prison censorship practices...

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Zimbabwe's Land Reform Myths & Realities

Ten years after the Zimbabwean land invasions of 2000, Zimbabwe’s Land Reform: Myths and Realities by Ian Scoones and colleagues, provides the first...

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Operation Vula

Operation Vula by the renowned Dutch novelist and former head of the Dutch Anti-Apartheid Movement, Conny Braam, is an important addition to the...

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Globalisation and New Identities

Globalisation & New Identities: A view from the middle brings together 12 ethnographic studies of post-apartheid South Africa, which focus on the...

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A Patented World?

Genetically engineered crops, patented computer programs, harvesting of human cells, and the exploitation of biodiversity, molecules and atoms for...

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Coming Back to Earth

This book is a current, comprehensive and holistic assessment of the challenges facing a developing African state within the global context.

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Postcards from Soweto

Postcards from Soweto is a memoir of sorts. In a series of postcard vignettes, Molete relates the anecdotes of 'back in the day' when he was a child...

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Zumanomics

Zumanomics: Which Way to Shared Prosperity in South Africa? Essays in Political Economy comes to grips with many of the elements of the...

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The Kanga and the Kangaroo Court

This book is inspired by the courage of a young woman, known variously as ‘Khwezi’ and ‘the complainant’, who took a principled decision to lay a...

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A People on the Boil

A People on the Boil is a classic of South Africa resistance literature, and a key text of reportage.

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Children on the Bridge

A dramatic journey through the world of autism in South Africa.

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