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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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