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Susan Booysen’s analysis reveals Cyril Ramaphosa to be a president who is weak and walking a tightrope between serving the needs of the organisation ...
In 'Out of the Dark Night', he offers a rich analysis of the paradoxes of the postcolonial moment.
In 'Rock | Water | Life', Lesley Green examines the interwoven realities of inequality, racism, colonialism and environmental destruction in SA.
Join the online launch and discussion of 'Anxious Joburg: The Inner Lives of a Global South City' on October 28.
'Anxious Joburg' focuses on Johannesburg, the largest and wealthiest city in South Africa, as a case study for the contemporary global south city
Join Barbara Boswell in conversation with The Cheeky Natives and Dr Mandisa Haarhoff for the Zoom launch of 'And Wrote My Story Anyway'
Described as one of the grandmasters of SA economic historiography, Bill Freund was a remarkable and prolific scholar, and the breadth of his ...
Part literary history, part feminist historiography, 'And Wrote My Story Anyway' critically examines influential novels in English by eminent black ...
This sensitive and compelling biography does justice to a giant of a man, controversial throughout his life but undeniably a hero.
Mlangeni will be remembered as a man of integrity, a loyal and disciplined member of the SACP and the ANC.