WITS, a university in the apartheid era, foreword by Firoz Cachalia

: Shear (M.)

R 375.00
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362pp., illus., map, paperback, New Edition, Johannesburg, (1996) 2022


Mervyn Shear on how the University of the Witwatersrand (Wits) adapted to the political and social developments in South Africa under apartheid. 

Includes a new preface by Firoz Cachalia, a student leader at the university in the 1980s and now Adjunct Professor in the School of Law and Director of the Mandela Institute.

Mervyn Shear was Deputy Vice-Chancellor of the University of the Witwatersrand from 1983 to 1990. He was an Emeritus Professor of Wits University and Extraordinary Professor at the University of the Western Cape.