BETWEEN TWO FIRES, holding the liberal centre in South African politics

: Kane-Berman (J.)

R 275.00
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338pp., illus., paperback, Johannesburg, 2017


A memoir by John Kane-Berman, Chief Executive of the South African Institute of Race Relations and Editor-in-Chief of the annual South Africa Survey (previously the Survey of Race Relations in South Africa) from 1983 until 2014, when he retired. Kane-Berman served on the Students Representative Council at the University of the Witwatersrand, was a Rhodes Scholar, and worked as an editor at the Financial Mail. He is also the author of "South Africa's Silent Revolution".

"A missing chapter in understanding how South Africa transitioned out of its apartheid past and why the country is in such trouble today, it delivers truth after truth." Frans Cronje, CEO of South African Institute of Race Relations