New Arrivals 21st to 27th of November 2015

Adendorff (C.) & Collier (D.) AN UMBRELLA FOR THE RAINBOW NATION,
261pp., b/w & colour illus., map, paperback, Port Elizabeth, 2015. R250
"With an astounding grasp of current data on human development, this authoritative book offers a compelling vision for South Africa in the form of scenarios for everything from population growth and non-communicable diseases to climate change and basic education. Breathtaking in scope, 'An Umbrella for the Rainbow Nation' is nevertheless easily accessible to lay reader and expert alike, enabling all of us to breathe and not panic. The challenge implied in this inspiring book is both simple and elusive: to find the leadership in public life to take these evidence-led recommendations and chart a developmental path for all South Africans that enhances the prospects for cohesion, growth and prosperity for all." Jonathan Jansen, Vice-Chancellor, University of the Free State

"This book by Adendorff and Collier provides a practical, easy-to-read framework for thinking about pathways to a set of starkly divergent futures for South Africa 40 years from now. The authors contend that an optimal future, based on sustainable development in an inclusive, prosperous and democratic society is within our reach...The book should be a useful contribution to students of futuristic thinking and scenario planning in South Africa, as it would also offer a reference to policy thinkers in both public and private spheres...This book has turned out to be one of the most fascinating contributions to South African futurist thinking and scenario planning written in recent years." Derrick Swartz, Vice-Chancellor, Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University

"This is a great book in the classic tradition of future scenario planning, with the crucial added benefit of change navigation. I will definitely refer to it in my despatches." Clem Sunter, futurist, scenario planner and author of "21st Century Megatrends"

Chris Adendorff is a professor at the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University Business School.
Des Collier is a freelance writer.
Athiros (G.) & (L.) comps. & eds. CAPE ODYSSEY, 106, a selection of first occurrences at the Cape and other great stories
192pp., b/w & colour illus., maps, paperback, Cape Town, 2015. R220
Many of these articles were originally published in The Cape Odyssey tabloid 2000-2012.

Articles include:
"Before Van Riebeeck - first structures at the Cape" by Mervyn Emms
"Table Mountain in the Skies" by Brian Warner
""The First 'Lady' to Ascend Table Mountain - a record of the ascent of Table Mountain by Lady Anne Barnard"
"Oude Werf - Stellenbosch - South Africa's earliest church and oldest hotel" by Mark Legward
"The First Cape Slave Revolt" by Brian Jones
"Sarah Baartman" by Roger Webster
"THe Great Post Office Robbery" by Mervyn Emms
"The Noon Gun of Cape Town" by Gerry de Vries.

Botma (G.) BROTHERS IN ARMCHAIRS, post-apartheid cultural struggles at "Die Burger"
149pp., paperback, Stellenbosch, 2014. R250
Journalist Gabriël Botma discusses how those working for the Afrikaans newspaper, 'Die Burger', at one time a powerful political mouthpiece for the ruling National Party, managed the transition from apartheid to a democratic South Africa. He worked for 'Die Burger' for fifteen years, and was arts editor from 2001 to 2007. Currently he is Chairman of the Department of Journalism at Stellenbosch University.
Chirikure (S.) et al MAPUNGUBWE RECONSIDERED, a living legacy, exploring beyond the rise and decline of the Mapungubwe state
151pp., b/w & colour illus., map, paperback , Johannesburg, 2015. R250
This is a combined edition of two previous publications, "Mapungubwe, a living legacy" and "Mapungubwe Reconsidered: exploring beyond the rise and decline of the Mapungubwe state".

Mapungubwe is one of the most important Iron Age sites in southern Africa and was declared a World Heritage Site by Unesco in 2003.
Crush (J.), Chikanda (A.) & Skinner (C.) eds. MEAN STREETS, migration, xenophobia and informality in South Africa
287pp., paperback, Ontario, Cape Town & Nairobi, 2015. R275
This book demonstrates that some of the most resourceful entrepreneurs in the South African informal economy are migrants and refugees. It also reveals the positive economic contributions they make, and highlights xenophobic responses from South Africans.

Contributions include:
"Doing Business with Xenophobia" by Jonathan Crush and Sujata Ramachandran
"Making an Area Hot: interrupting trade in an ethnic enclave in Johannesburg's inner city" by Tanya Zack
"The Role of Economic Factors and 'Guanxi' Networks in the Success of Chinese Shops in Soweto, Johannesburg" by Trynos Gumbo
"On the Move: Cameroonian migrants in Durban" by Lodene Willemse
"The 'Malayisha' Industry and the Transnational Movement of Remittances to Zimbabwe" by Vusilizwe Thebe.

"While migrants subjected to violent attacks generally appear as statistics or pathetic victims, the studies in this book show how many navigate a hostile terrain with considerable ingenuity, and are both victims and active agents in their own lives. The work is both empirically rich and analytically rigorous, making it an important addition to existing literature. " Raymond Suttner, author of "Recovering Democracy in South Africa

"'Mean Streets' is a refreshingly rich empirical documentation of the economic prospects and possibilities for South Africa of the creativity and entrepreneurship of international migrants. It is mostly a study of missed opportunities for the South African state and government, who prefer to confront immigrants with legal obstacles and regulatory mechanisms than offer them the police, official and social protection they crave to excel at business. Revised immigration policies with a human rights focus would harness the energies of immigrants as a resource with benefits for both South Africa and its immigrants' countries of origin." Professor Francis Nyamnjoh, author of "Insiders and Outsiders, citizenship and xenophobia in contemporary southern Africa"

Jonathan Crush is Professor and GIGI Chair of Global Migration and Development, Balsillie School of International Affairs, Waterloo, Canada, and Honorary Professor at the University of Cape Town.
Abel Chikanda is Assistant Professor of Geography and African & African American Studies, Uiversity of Kansas, Lawrence, USA.
Caroline Skinner is Senior Researcher at the African Centre for Cities, and Urban Research Director for Women in Informal Employment: Globalizing and Organizing, Cape Town.
Fukuda-Parr (S.) & Taylor (V.) eds. FOOD SECURITY IN SOUTH AFRICA, human rights and entitlement perspectives
276pp., paperback, Cape Town, 2015. R300
A collection of essays that examine the issues and alternatives around food insecurity in South Africa from a human rights perspective.

"This book is particularly important because it addresses key political economy aspects, such as the very limited mobilisation and protest against the failure of government to deliver on the rights to food, and the constitutional provisions related to the rights to food. In addition to adding to the general stock of knowledge, this book provides lessons and recommendations for policy interventions, including, but not limited to, South Africa." Pregs Govender, Deputy Chair of the South African Human rights Commission

Contributions include:
"Changes in Food Security in South Africa Since the End of Apartheid: evidence using child malnourishment" by Julian May and Ian Timaeus
"The Gender Dimension of Food Insecurity: women's experiences of entitlements and deprivation in South Africa" by Viviene Taylor and Chance Chagunda
"Testing the Government's Emergency Relief Mechanism: what happens when poor households attempt to access the Social Relief of Distress Grant?" by Jackie Dugard
"Aligning Policy to Address Food Insecurity: institutional challenges and political will in South Africa" by Scott Drimie.

Sakiko Fukuda-Parr is Professor of International Affairs at The New School, New York.
Viviene Taylor is Associate Professor and Head of the Department of Social Development at the University of Cape Town.
Gardini (G.) MATRIC RAGE, poems
81pp., paperback, Cape Town , 2015. R140
A debut collection of poems by Genna Gardini, winner of the 2012 DALRO New Coin Prize.

Born in Johannesburg in 1986, Genna Gardini was raised in Durban and lives in Cape Town. She was chosen as one of the Mail & Guardian’s Top 200 Young South Africans for 2013. She has had two plays produced at the National Arts Festival, "WinterSweet"(2012) and "Scrape" (2013), both of which won Standard Bank Ovation awards. She was selected for the Royal Court Theatre’s South African Playwright 2013 – 2014 programme. She works as an arts writer for various publications, and is currently completing her MA in Theatre-making (Playwriting) at the University of Cape Town.
Jansen (D.) & Leresche (K.) EXPLORING THE CAPE WINELANDS, scenic day routes to the 101 best wineries
176pp., colour illus., maps, paperback, Second Edition, Hermanus, 2015. R300
Includes 10 day routes, each accompanied by a detailed map showing the location of each winery and interesting stops along the way.
Jijana (T.) FAILING MATHS AND MY OTHER CRIMES, poems
65pp., paperback, Cape Town , 2015. R140
Thabo Jijana was born in 1988 in eNgqushwa. In 2011 he received the Anthony Sampson Foundation Award and in 2014 he won the Sol Plaatje European Union Poetry Award. In 2014 he published his first book, "Nobody's Business" a memoir. This is his first collection of poems. Currently he lives in Port Elizabeth where he works as a writer.
Kirkaldy (A.) CAPTURING THE SOUL, the Vhavenda and the missionaries, 1870-1900
318pp., illus., maps, paperback, Pretoria, 2005. R200
Alan Kirkaldy examines the experiences of the Tshivenda-speaking Christians living in Vendaland (today's Limpopo Province) in the 1860s and how they were affected by the arrival of the Berlin missionaries. Converted to Christianity while working as migrant labourers in the Cape Colony or Natal, once back home they blended elements of their new faith with traditional African religion. When the missionaries arrived they worked to convert both the local population and these Christians. Kirkaldy also explores the missionaries' training in Germany and their attempts to make sense of their new environment.

Alan Kirkaldy is the Head of the Department of Development Studies at the University of Venda.
Lewis-Williams (J.D.) MYTH AND MEANING, San-Bushman folklore in global context
249pp., b/w & colour illus., map, paperback, Cape Town, 2015. R350
J.D.Lewis -Williams analyses the complex mythological stories of the San to create a theory of how myth is used in the culture and social circumstances of the San.

"J.D.Lewis-Williams assembles encyclopaedic knowledge of recorded /Xam San symbolism so readers can journey to comprehensive understanding of the /Xam world. This book provides a programmatic start to a new era in San studies - one where readers can float freely above the tedium of 'theoretical' concerns towards a humane sharing and discovery." Megan Biesele, Director, Kalahari Peoples Fund

"David Lewis-Williams revolutionizes San mythology and folklore by identifying and explaining the rich texture and logic of their mythological corpus, thereby placing it in its rightful position as one of the world's great cognitive achievements." David Whitley

J.D. Lewis-Williams is Professor Emeritus at the University of the Witwatersrand. He founded and was former director of the Rock Art Research Institute.
Malala (J.) WE HAVE NOW BEGUN OUR DESCENT, how to stop South Africa losing its way
256pp., paperback, Johannesburg, 2015. R250
Political commentator Justice Malala's personal reflection on the current state of South Africa. He believes that since Jacob Zuma ascended to the Presidency the country has become corrupt, crime-ridden and compromised; its institutions captured by a political elite bent on enriching itself at others' expense. He is convinced South Africa is on the brink of ruin, and that the country's history of activism and it's Constitution can help turn things around if South Africans from all walks of life wake up and act before its too late.

Justice Malala was founding editor of ThisDay newspaper, publisher of the Sowetan and Sunday World, and Sunday Times correspondent in London and New York. He writes weekly columns in The Times and the Financial Mail, and presents a weekly TV show, The Justice Factor.
Miller (Y.) & Maude-Stone (B.) DEAR OLD DURBAN,
51pp., b/w & colour illus., paperback, Revised Edition, Durban, (1985) 2015. R140
An edited version of the book, "Dear Old Durban", originally published in 1985. Yvonee Miller decided to write this book about Durban in the 1910s and 1920s after seeing Barbara Maude-Stone's collection of postcards. This edition is published by Adam Booksellers to coincide with their 150th anniversary. Includes a preface by Peter Adams, in which he shares the history of the shop.
Mulgrew (N.) THE MYTH OF THIS IS THAT WE'RE ALL IN THIS TOGETHER, poems
67pp., paperback, Cape Town , 2015. R140
Nick Mulgrew's first collection of poems.

Nick Mulgrew was born in Durban in 1990 and grew up in uMhlanga and Auckland. He currently lives in Cape Town where he works as a writer and publisher.
Picard (L.) & Mogale (T.) THE LIMITS OF DEMOCRATIC GOVERNANCE IN SOUTH AFRICA,
277pp., paperback, Cape Town , 2015. R325
First published in the USA in 2015.

"A magisterial analysis of the historical circumstances and trends in South African local governance that have led to the current challenges and dilemmas behind and beyond the daily service delivery protests and ongoing institutional power struggles" Professor Patrick FitzGerald, Wits School of Governance, University of the Witwatersrand

Louis Picard is Professor of Public and International Affairs and African Studies and Director of the Ford Institute for Human Security at the University of Pittsburgh.
Thomas Mogale is Professor and Director of the Graduate School of Public and Development Management, University of the Witwatersrand.
    Satgar (V.) & Southall (R.) eds. COSATU IN CRISIS, the fragmentation of an African trade union federation
    305pp., paperback, Johannesburg, 2015. R250
    A collection of essays that analyse the causes of the crisis in Cosatu and provide perspectives on why organised labour is central to understanding the future of Alliance politics, industrial relations and democracy.

    Foreword by Zwelinzima Vavi.

    Contributions include:
    "Cosatu in Crisis: analysis and prospects" by Vishwas Satgar and Roger Southall
    "Lessons from the Political Strategies of Post-Independence African Trade Unions" by Ben Scully
    "Cosatu and the Alliance: falling apart at the seams" by Devan Pillay
    "Militants of Managers? Cosatu and democracy in the workplace" by Themba Masondo, Mark Orkin and Edward Webster
    "Strike Violence After South Africa's Democratic Transition" by Crispen Chinguno
    Schwegler (O.) dir. GLORY GAME, the Joost van der Westhuizen story
    89 minutes, DVD, , 2015. R105
    Former South African Springbok rugby player Joost van der Westhuizen was diagnosed with Motor Neuron Disease (MND) in 2011. He has since established relationships with leading experts at some of the world's top facilities in his quest to help find a cure for the disease. In 2014 he established the Joost van der Westhuizen Centre for Neurodegeneration, affiliated to The ALS Multidisciplinary Centre in Boston, The Eleanor and Lou Gehring Centre in New York City, The Cleveland Clinic, The Euan MacDonald Centre in Edinburgh, as well as the University of Cape Town, Stellenbosch University and Wits Medical School in South Africa.
    Sullivan (H.) ed. PRUFROCK, South Africa, volume 2, issue 5
    62pp., illus., paperback, Cape Town , 2015. R55
    Prufrock is a quarterly magazine that features fiction, non-fiction, poetry and photographs from South Africa.

    Contributions include:
    "Porn" by Matthew Freemantle
    "Bra Horn's Horning" by Mandla Maladela
    "Matric Rage" a poem by Genna Gardini
    "Promenade" by Athembile Masola
    "Umthandazeli" a poem by Nombeko Eugenia Keke
    "A Brief History of the Spice Trade & a Recipe for Stuffed Quail" by André Sales, a bookseller at Clarkes Bookshop
    Venter (F.) FUNDAMENTAL RIGHTS IN SOUTH AFRICA, a brief introduction
    79pp., paperback, Cape Town, 2015. R155
    An introduction to the Bill of Rights and to the law relating to fundamental rights in South Africa.

    Francois Venter is Professor and Research Associate in the Faculty of Law, Potchefstroom Campus, North-West University. He was a technical advisor in the constitution-making process in South Africa.
    Woodward (L.) et al FAVOURITE BRAAI RECIPES,
    128pp., 4to., colour illus., paperback, Pretoria, 2015. R155
    A selection of recipes, including vegetarian dishes and deserts.

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