New Arrivals 29th to 4th of June 2016

Jolly (P.) SONQUA, southern San history and art after contact, an illustrated synthesis
342pp., 4to., b/w & colour illus., maps, hardback, d.w., Cape Town, 2015. R1050
First published in ebook format in 2014.

Archaeologist Pieter Jolly traces "the impact of immigrant Khoekhoe, Nguni, Sotho and European groups on indigenous San hunter-gatherer communities in present-day South Africa amd Lesotho - from first contact with pastoralists about 2,000 years ago, until the demise of the last hunter-gatherer-raider San groups and their rock art traditions, in the second half of the 19th century." from the inside front cover
Shaw (J.) FASHION AFRICA, a visual overview of contemporary African fashion
320pp., 4to., colour illus., hardback, d.w., Second Edition, London, (2011) 2013. R750
A visual dictionary of contemporary African fashion and textiles that lists designers, design companies, and ethical manufacturers. Designers include Brother Vellies (Namibia), Craig Native (Cape Town, South Africa), Marianne Fassler (Johannesburg, South Africa), and Maxhosa (Port Elizabeth, South Africa).

This second edition includes a new introduction, "The Coming of Age of African Fashion", by Christopher Spring.

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