New Arrivals 2nd to 8th of May 2015
NP VAN WYK LOUW EN DIE DERDE AFRIKANER,
Carel Boshoff (iv) discusses the relevance of the works of Afrikaans-language poet, playwright, and scholar, NP van Wyk Louw (1906-1970), for Afrikaners in the 21st century.
Carel Boshoff (iv) has lived in Orania since 1997, and is President of the Orania Movement.
de Kerk (F.)
van dorp tot stad, 'n nuwe strategie
Frans de Klerk has lived in Orania since 1993. Currently he is Chief Executive Officer of the Town Council of Orania. He is also First Deputy President of the Orania Movement. Here he writes about the Orania Movement's vision for Orania.
187pp., illus., hardback, d.w.,
First English Language Edition,
First published in Afrikaans in 1999.
A memoir by Gwen Fagan, in which she tells the story of her childhood with her mother, Nauti Gannon (née Blom).
Medical doctor and landscape planner Gwen Fagan is also the author of "Church Street in the Land of Waveren" and "Roses of the Cape of Good Hope".
FRIENDS OF THE NATIVES,
the inconvenient past of South African liberalism
OUT OF PRINT
Eddy Maloka's critical analysis of the evolution, intellectual history and internal dynamics of liberalism in South Africa, from its beginnings in the Cape Colony in the 19th century, through the formation of the Liberal Party and the Progressive Party, to the formation of the Democratic Party and the Democratic Alliance.
Eddy Maloka is the author of "The South African Communist Party: exile and after apartheid" and "Basotho and the mines: a social history of labour migrancy in Lesotho and South Africa, c1890-1940".
PRUIMTWAK & SKADUBOKSERS,
rubrieke, heildronke en nagedagtes
A collection of columns and articles on popular culture by Afrikaans poet Danie Marais, previously published in various South African newspapers and magazines.
WEERSKANT VAN DIE RUBICON,
'n onderwysman oor Afrikanerpolitiek
303pp., 4to., illus., paperback,
Henry Stone's view of the transition to democracy in South Africa. He writes about his experience of "the race question" throughout his life.
Henry Stone was a professor of education for over twenty five years. Later he served as Superintendent General of White Education in the National Party government.
van Bart (M.) ed.
DIE NASIONALE VROUEMONUMENT,
honderjarige herdenking, verlede-hede-toekoms
206pp., 4to., b/w & colour illus., hardback,
A history of the Women's Monument in Bloemfontein, erected in 1913 in memory of the women and children who died in British concentration camps during the Anglo-Boer War (1899-1902).
van der Ross (R.)
IN OUR OWN SKINS,
a political history of the Coloured people
216pp., illus., paperback,
Foreword by Franklin Sonn.
"The main purpose of this brief history of the Coloured people is to record how the Coloured people have come into being as a reasonably identifiable entity and group, and how they have organised themselves into a society with undeniable infrastructure and institutions." from pg. 6 of the author's foreword
Richard van der Ross was the first Coloured rector of the University of the Western Cape from 1975 to 1986. After a term as Member of the Western Cape Legislature he served as South African Ambassador to Spain and Andorra.
van Zyl (C.) & Hermann (D.) (comps.)
LAND OF SORROW,
20 years of farm attacks in South Africa
A list of farmers and farmworkers attacked and murdered on South African farms between 1990 and 2010.
Chris van Zyl was involved in rural safety operations during his time in the South African army and continues to work in this field in his position at TAU SA.
Dirk Hermann is Deputy General Secretary of Solidarity and has initiated various anti-crime campaigns in South Africa.
ZAMBEZI VALLEY INSURGENCY,
early Rhodesian Bush War operations, Africa@War, volume 5
72pp., 4to., illus., maps, paperback,
Solihull & Pinetown,
Richard Wood examines the first phase of the Bush War (1966-1972), when the Rhodesian armed forces conducted a number of operations in the Zambezi Valley against ZAPU and ZANU fighters who crossed the Zambezi River from Zambia.