103pp., paperback, Pietermaritzburg, 2020
Focuses on three powerful men to illustrate how "tradition as a formal structured politics ... enriches a narrowly elite minority while overriding democratic rights, effecting a 'state of exclusion' for the governance of millions who are rendered as 'subjects'." from the back cover
Gerhard Maré is Emeritus Professor at the University of KwaZulu-Natal. His books include Declassified: moving beyond the dead end of race in South Africa.