New Arrivals 14th to 20th of February 2018

Carstens (W.) & Raidt (E.) DIE STORIE VAN AFRIKAANS, uit Europa en van Afrika, biografie van 'n taal, deel 1
639pp., illus., maps, paperback, Pretoria, 2017. R450
Part 1 of a history of the Afrikaans language, which focuses on the Dutch roots of the language. Part 2 will deal with how Afrikaans evolved on the African continent, influenced by indigenous and Asian languages.

Wannie Carstens is Professor of Afrikaans and Director of the School of Languages at North-West University's Potchefstroom campus.
Before her retirement Edith Raidt was Professor of Afrikaans at the University of the Witwatersrand.
Marais (C.) THE JOURNEY MAN, a South African reporter's stories
252pp., illus., paperback, Cradock, 2015. R220
Foreword by Dave Mullany, editor of Scope Magazine (1978-1996)

Between 1976 and 1990 journalist Chris Marais worked for the Rand Daily Mail and for Scope Magazine. He went on to edit Living Africa for seven years before joining forces with his wife, Julienne du Toit, in 1997. They have published several books together, including "Karoo Keepsakes", "Karoo Keepsakes II" and "Road tripper - Eastern Cape Karoo".

Ngcaweni (B.) & Ndlovu-Gutsheni (S.) eds. NELSON MANDELA, decolonial ethics of liberation and servant leadership
487pp., b/w & colour illus., paperback, Trenton, 2018. R740
Foreword by Njabulo Ndebele.

Contributions include:
"Mandela and the ANC Youth League in the 1940s: development of an ideology and lessons for contemporary South Africa" by Anver Saloojee and Busani Ngcaweni
"Who Makes History? Nelson Mandela, the apartheid struggle and the making of the South African history" by Thabane Motaung
"Nelson Mandela's Leadership During Negotiations: collective versus individual leadership" by Greg Houston
"Mandela's Altruism: a perspective" by Lindsay Leslie
"Standing on the Shoulders of Giants: where do we go from here?" Herbert Vilakazi
"Mandela and Servant Leadership Amidst Wicked Problems of Our Times" by Colin Chasi
"Dube and Mandela: redefining African leadership in the 21st century" by Jeff Radebe
"On the Role of the African Intelligentsia in the Post-Mandela Africa" by Kgalema Motlanthe
"Nelson Mandela: a legacy transcending centuries" by Joel Netshitenzhe.

Busani Ngcaweni is DDG in The Presidency of South Africa and a Fellow at the Institute for Pan-African Thought and Conversations.
Sabelo Ndlovu-Gatsheni is Director for Scholarship in the Change Management Unit in the Vice-CHancellor's Office at the University of South Africa
Ntuli (S.) STRANGER,
55pp., paperback, Grahamstown, 2015. R105
A collection of poems by Sihle Ntuli. He was born in 1990 in Kwa-Mashu, a township outside Durban, and currently lives in Grahamstown.
Prah (K.) & Gumede (V.) eds. AFRICA-CHINA PARTNERSHIPS AND RELATIONS, African perspectives
313pp., paperback, Trenton, 2018. R595
Contributions include:
"Chinese 'Soft Power' and Botswana's Higher Education: Confucius Institute and Chinese Studies Programme, University of Botswana" by Maitseo Bolaane
"Of Myths, Stereotypes and Misconceptions - Chinese and Africans: the case of Botswana" by Part Mgadla and Oarabile Makgabana-Dintwa

"Any reader seeking answers to questions such as 'what avenues exist for reconceptualizing and realigning the Africa-China partnership to address Africa's strategic interests?' will find many stimulating answers and insights in the 12 chapters of 'Africa-China Partnerships and Relations' written by various Africans. These excellent chapters with well-argued points based on rich empirical data make the book stand out as a treasure trove among competing works" Adams Bodomo, Professor of African Studies and Director, Global African Diaspora Studies Research Platform, University of Vienna

Kwesi Phrah lectures in World and Pan-African History at East China Normal University. He is a research associate at the Institute for Global Dialogue, University of South Africa, and PanGoal Institute, Beijing.
Vusi Gumede is Professor at the University of South Africa and Director of the Thabo Mbeki African Leadership Institute.
Sullivan (L.) SALT,
35pp., paperback, Grahamstown, 2017. R105
A collection of poems by Louella Sullivan, who teaches drama, history and english teacher and also lectures part-time at Rhodes University.
Swanson (A.) THE STRETCHING OF MY SKY, poems
67pp., b/w & colour illus., paperback, Cape Town, 2018. R118
A collection of poems written over 49 years by Archie Swanson, who currently lives in George.


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