191pp., paperback, Johannesburg, 2017
"Rights to Land" seeks to understand the issues around land rights and distribution of land in South Africa. The authors "argue for a move away from communalist and traditionalist policies and for a focus on cementing individual and family land rights." from the back cover
William Beinart retired from the University of Oxford in 2015, where he was Director of the African Studies Centre and a fellow of St Antony’s College. His other books include "The Rise of Conservation in South Africa", "Environment and Empire" (with Lotte Hughes)and "African Local Knowledge and Livestock Health" (with Karen Brown).
Peter Delius retired as Professor and Head of the Department of History, University of the Witwatersrand, in 2016. His other books include "The Land Belongs to Us", "Mpumalanga: an illustrated history" and "Forgotten World: the stone walled settlements of the Mpumalanga escarpment".
Michelle Hay is an independent researcher and honorary fellow at the Centre for African Studies, Edinburgh University.