Sixty-Five Years of Friendship tells the heartrending story of a remarkable friendship between two remarkable men: world-renowned human-rights lawyer George Bizos, and Nelson Mandela. George and Madiba met as students at the University of the Witwatersrand in 1948.
An asteroid the size of Table Mountain crashed into what was to become South Africa over 2 billion years ago, marking the spot. The country’s history since then has always been robust and full of energy.
The second edition of A History of Sub-Saharan Africa continues to provide an accessible introduction to the continent's history for students and general readers. It places events and developments that general readers will be familiar with into a broad context, emphasising the role of environment and geography in shaping the African past.
The one thing that looms largest in South Africa's future is South Africa's past – most especially the nearly five decades of division and conflict at the heart of one of the twentieth century's most infamous social experiments.
Tydens die Anglo-Boereoorlog was dit nie net Boer teen Brit nie, maar ook Boer teen Boer. Etlike burgers van die Boere-republieke het as joiners by die Britse magte aangesluit, terwyl ander inligting oor die Boeremagte aan die vyand verskaf het. Die straf vir die verraad? Die dood.
Alexandra - A history is a social history of one of South Africa's oldest townships. It covers the period from the township's founding in 1912, when it was perceived as a peri-urban out-post, through to its growth as a centre of black working class life in the heart of Johannesburg, to the post-apartheid era.
This is the first full-length study of the political economy of one of the African states formed during the nineteenth-century Zulu revolution. It covers the evolution of the Swazi state and the dynamics of its stratified systems; its relations with the surrounding Boer societies; and its eventual dissolution.