New Arrivals 19th to 25th of September 2013

JUDY WOODBORNE, Print Works, a catalogue of selected etchings
72 pp., colour illus., paperback, Cape Town, 2012. R150
A selection of Judy Woodborne's etchings and print works created from 1989 to the present, with commentary by the artist.

Judy Woodborne was born in Cape Town in 1966 where she currently lives and works.

Coetzer (N.) BUILDING APARTHEID, on architecture and order in imperial Cape Town
242 pp., illus., hardback, Farnham & Burlington, 2013. R650
Through a specific architectural lens, and through reference to previously unexamined archival material, Nicholas Coetzer exposes the significant role British architects and British architectural ideas played in facilitating white dominance and racial segregation in pre-apartheid Cape Town.

"A younger generation of scholars is now rethinking the architectural history of South Africa, and with this book, Nic Coetzer proudly joins their ranks. He provides a fascinating yet chilling tale of how British Garden City planning and housing design played a role in racial segregation in Cape Town, creating appalling social problems which would have ramifications for decades after."

Nicholas Coetzer is a senior lecturer in the School of Architecture, Planning and Geomatics, University of Cape Town.
Wylie (D.) CROCODILE,
222 pp., b/w & colour illus., paperback , London, 2013. R195
Dan Wylie tracks twenty-three crocodilian species and compares what science has discovered about these reptiles with their depictions in myth, art and literature around the world.

Includes a chapter on central and southern Africa.

"This series... calls itself 'a new kind of animal history'. It is splendidly, even brilliantly, so. I have nothing but praise for it". James Fleming, The Spectator.

Dan Wylie is Professor of English at Rhodes University, Grahamstown.

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