A Darker Shade of Pale is a moving account of Beryl’s family and community life in segregated South Africa - the injustices, humiliation and challenges and finally finding acceptance when she moved to Australia in the 1980s.
This volume offers a fresh perspective on Africa's central role in the Allied victory in World War II. Its detailed case studies, from all parts of Africa, enable us to understand how African communities sustained the Allied war effort and how they were transformed in the process. Together, the chapters provide a continent-wide perspective.
The book provides captivating insights into the rich tapestry of meaning that fashioned the Red Location into the township that it became, and the many stalwarts that contributed to its vibrant and interesting history.
A world of letters retrieves an important but largely forgotten history of readers, reading practices and cultural debates in early apartheid South Africa. Corinne Sandwith pursues this history in the ephemeral spaces of oppositional newspapers, literary magazines, debating societies and theatre groups.
Durban's Medical School has made an indelible mark on South African history and society. The first medical school in South Africa to offer a full biomedical education to black students, it laid the foundation of the black medical profession. It offers insightful portraits of the School's pioneers.
Luftwaffe aerial reconnaissance photographed all of Great Britain. In June 1945 a British intelligence unit stumbled upon 16 tonnes of pictures, dumped in a barn in the Bavarian forest. The original Luftwaffe archive was destroyed at the end of the war, and this discovery was an incomplete German Intelligence copy. This book reproduces 220 images
This study provides students, historians, and other academics and scholars, as well as other researchers and anyone interested in the history of the Anglo-Boer War, with as comprehensive a list as possible of all postgraduate studies completed on any conceivable aspect of the war.
This invaluable, wide-ranging A to Z contains over 4,000 concise and reliable entries on all aspects of international history, from ancient times right up to the present day. An ideal quick reference work for students, and a fascinating source of historical information for anyone with an interest in the subject.