385 pp., illus., paperback, Pietermaritzburg, 2013
A history of the University of KwaZulu-Natal Medical School, which opened in 1951. For many years it was the only institution willing to train African students and by 1994 had produced the largest number of black doctors in South Africa. Alumni include Steve Biko, Jerry Coovadia, Mkosazana Dlamini Zuma, Malegapuru Makgoba, Zweli Mkhize and Mamphela Ramphele. Today it is named the Nelson R.Mandela School of Medicine.
Vanessa Noble lectures in history at the University of KwaZulu-Natal.