301pp., illus., hardback, No Place, 2020
Autobiography by Professor Christopher Hill. Born in London in 1935, he studied at Cambridge University and worked for the Secret Intelligence Service (MI6)in London and Frankfurt, for the Institute of Race Relations in London, and taught briefly at the University College of Rhodesia and Nyasaland in Salisbury (now the University of Zimbabwe) where he spent a week in prison before being deported in 1966 for opposing the policy of apartheid. He lectured in the Department of Politics at the University of York from 1966-1993, where he was co-founder and director of the Centre for Southern African Studies. He is the author of Horse Power: the politics of the turf, Olympic Politics and Change in South Africa, blind alleys or new directions?