New Arrivals 4th to 10th of September 2016

Magubane (P.) photo. & Latagomo (J.) text JUNE 16,
255pp., 4to., illus., hardback, d.w., Cape Town, 2016. R790
Foreword by Winnie Madikizela Mandela.

A collection of photographs by Peter Magubane, taken on June 16th 1976, published to mark the 40th anniversary of the Soweto uprising.

Photographer Peter Magubane began his career in 1954 with Drum magazine. He joined the Rand Daily Mail newspaper in 1966. He spent a total of 586 days in solitary confinement and was banned as a photographer for five years. In 1990 he was selected as Nelson Mandela's official photographer to chronicle South Africa's transition to democracy. He has published sixteen other books of photography, including "Vanishing Cultures of South Africa", "AmaNdebele", "Africa's Undiscovered People", "Bantwane" and "Man of the People, a photographic tribute to Nelson Mandela".
Journalist Joe Latakgomo co-ordinated the coverage of the Soweto uprising and syndicated the story for the Argus Newspaper Group. In 1990 he was awarded the Nieman Fellowship for Journalism at Harvard University. He was the founding editor of The Sowetan, worked at The Star and the Argus Africa News Service. He is also the author of "Mzansi Magic, struggle, betrayal and glory, the story of South African soccer".

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