99pp., illus., paperback, Cambridge, 2020
A history of Ravan Press from 1972 to 2000.
Ravan Press was established in 1972 by Peter Randall, Danie van Zyl and Beyers Naudé to print the reports of the South African Study Project of Christianity in Apartheid Society. In 1974 it became a donor-funded oppositional publishing house specializing in anti-apartheid literature.
Elizabeth le Roux is Associate Professor of Publishing Studies at the University of Pretoria. She is author of A Social History of the University Presses of Apartheid South Africa: between complicity and resistance and co-author of A Survey of South African Crime Fiction: analysis and publishing history.