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Mandela's Books and the Strong-Room of Dreams Reflecting on the Value of Literature

By Walder, Dennis

Buckingham: Open University Press,. Stapled with card covers. 27pp. Inaugural lecture given on 8th March 2001. Considers the importance of the literary experience drawing on his own childhood experience with Dickens' works in South Africa, and on the experiences of Mandela and other political prisoners for whom books represented, thought, freedom, action, inspiration and more. Clean and neat. Fine, bright copy. . Pamphlet. 2001.

$2.63

Mandela's Books and the Strong-Room of Dreams Reflecting on the Value of  Literature
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Mandela's Books and the Strong-Room of Dreams Reflecting on the Value of Literature

By Walder, Dennis

Buckingham: Open University Press,. Stapled with card covers. 27pp. Inaugural lecture given on 8th March 2001. Considers the importantance of the literary experience drawing on his own childhood  experience with Dickens' works in South Africa, and on the experiences of Mandela and other political prisoners for whom books represented, thought, freedom, action, inspiration and more. Clean and neat. Near fine, bright copy. . Pamphlet. 2001.

$2.63

Mandela's Books and the Strong-Room of Dreams Reflecting on the Value of  Literature
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Mandela's Books and the Strong-Room of Dreams Reflecting on the Value of Literature

By Walder, Dennis.

Buckingham: Open University Press,. Stapled with card covers. 27pp. Inaugural lecture given on 8th March 2001. Considers the importance of the literary experience drawing on his own childhood experience with Dickens' works in South Africa, and on the experiences of Mandela and other political prisoners for whom books represented, thought, freedom, action, inspiration and more. Clean and neat. Fine, bright copy. . Pamphlet. 2001.

$2.63

Journal of African Marxists Issue 6 October 1984 / Journal des Marxistes  Africans
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Journal of African Marxists Issue 6 October 1984 / Journal des Marxistes Africans

London. Paperback. 128pp. Periodical. Articles and books reviews many in English but with at least one in French. Includes articles on South Africa, Mozambique, Zimbabwe etc. Somewhat rubbed. Good copy. . Paperback.

$2.63

Review of African Political Economy No. 53 March 1992
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Review of African Political Economy No. 53 March 1992

HEffield: ROAPE,. 121pp + adverts. Periodical. Articles, debate and book reviews covering issues on Zimbabwe (3 items), Mozambique (2 items), South Africa (2 items), Kenya and Zambia amongst others. A couple of superfical marks to back else very clean, bright and neat. Very good copy. . Paperback. 1992.

$2.63

Python Dance
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Python Dance

By Silver, Norman

London: Faber and Faber,. Paperback. 186pp. Novel for teenagers set in 1960s South Africa. Lightly rubbed. Some light superficial marks to back. Good, sound copy. . Paperback. 1994.

$1.64

Western Coloured Township: Problems of an Urban Slum
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Western Coloured Township: Problems of an Urban Slum

By Brindley, Marianne

Johannesburg: Ravan Press,. Paperback. 110pp. Black and white photographs to endpapers and some full page photographs within the text. Photographs by Rodney Barnett. University library label to inside cover. No other library marks. Lightly rubbed. Good, sound copy. . Paperback. 1996.

$5.26

Lives of Courage: Women for a New South Africa
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Lives of Courage: Women for a New South Africa

By Russell, Diana E. H.

London: Virago Press,. Paperback. 381pp. Interviews with 24 women about their lives in a sexist and racist apartheid South Africa. Rubbed to edges and well thumbed. University library label to prelim. No other library marks. Good, sound copy. . Paperback. 1990.

$3.29

Isis

By Horwitz, Allan Kolski (editor)

Braamfontein: Botsotso,. Paperback. 228pp. Poetry anthology. Black and white photographs throughout. Rubbed to corners. Good+, sound copy. . Paperback. 2005.

$6.57

Africa South in Exile Vol. 5 No. 3 April-June 1961

By Segal, Ronald M. (editor)

London: Africa South Publications,. Paperback. 128pp. Articles include The Gold of Migrant Labour by Ruth First, Crisis in the Rhodesias, Libyan Note-book by Roger Owen, The Seven Generals of the Sudan by Peter Kilner,, Profile of Zanzibar - articles by Tony Hughes and Abdul Rahmna (Babu) Mohamed, etc. Also an article on West African poetry by Davidson Nicol, and an article on African trades unionism by Leon Levy. Rubbed to spine ends. Slightly darkened to spine. Binding is sound. Good+, sound copy. . Paperback. 1961.

$5.26

Africa South in Exile Vol. 5 No. 1 Oct-Dec 1960

By Segal, Ronald M. (editor)

London: Africa South Publications,. Paperback. 128pp. Articles include The Pondoland Massacre by Dennis Kelly, The Congo Crisis by Colin legum and Frank Barber, Nigeria and Tomorrow's Africa by Akin Mabogunje etc. Rubbed to spine ends. Binding is sound. Good+, sound copy. . Paperback. 1960.

$5.26

Mandela's Books and the Strong-Room of Dreams Reflecting on the Value of Literature

By Walder, Dennis

Buckingham: Open University Press,. Stapled with card covers. 27pp. Inaugural lecture given on 8th March 2001. Considers the importance of the literary experience drawing on his own childhood experience with Dickens' works in South Africa, and on the experiences of Mandela and other political prisoners for whom books represented, thought, freedom, action, inspiration and more. Clean and neat. Very good copy . Pamphlet. 2001.

$2.63

Mandela's Books and the Strong-Room of Dreams Reflecting on the Value of Literature

By Walder, Dennis

Buckingham: Open University Press,. Stapled with card covers. 27pp. Inaugural lecture given on 8th March 2001. Considers the importance of the literary experience drawing on his own childhood experience with Dickens' works in South Africa, and on the experiences of Mandela and other political prisoners for whom books represented, thought, freedom, action, inspiration and more. Clean and neat. Near fine copy. . Pamphlet. 2001.

$2.63

The Land and People of South Africa
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The Land and People of South Africa

By Paton, Jonathan

Harper Collins,. Hardback. 288pp. Part of the Portraits of the Nations Series. SIGNED PRESENTATION COPY: reads, '' To Christopher [Prof Christopher Heywood], I hope you will be back in Gauteng soon. Good to see you again & to hear about your Japanese exploits. Alles van die beste, ou maat. Jonathan''. Integrated black and white photographs throughout. Includes brief bibliography with a very brief filmography and discography based on items available in the USA at time of printing. Colour illustrated laminated boards are clean and bright but slightly bumped. Dw is slightly edge worn but is generally clean and bright. Very good copy in Good+ dw. . Hardcover. Reprint. 1990.

$13.14

Naught for Your Comfort

By Huddleston, Trevor

London: Fontana,. Paperback. 189pp. Civil rights activist Father Trevor Huddleston's famous description of his ministry in Sophiatown, Johannesburg, 1944-1956. Browned with edge wear. Front has several secondhand prices written in ink. Reading copy only. . Paperback. Reprint. 1960.

$3.94

Mandela's Books and the Strong-Room of Dreams Reflecting on the Value of Literature

By Walder, Dennis

Buckingham: Open University Press,. Stapled with card covers. 27pp. Inaugural lecture given on 8th March 2001. Considers the importance of the literary experience drawing on his own childhood experience with Dickens' works in South Africa, and on the experiences of Mandela and other political prisoners for whom books represented, thought, freedom, action, inspiration and more. Very clean and neat. Near fine, bright copy. . Pamphlet. 2001.

$2.63

Sons of the Mistral

By Campbell, Roy

London: Faber & Faber,. Hardback. 80pp. Poetry from the major South African poet. Brief glossary of dialect terms etc. Blue boards with red titles are slightly faded to spine. Dw has some edge wear including some small chips and tears. Very good copy in chipped and torn dw. . Hardcover. Reprint. 1945.

$5.26

File on a Diplomat
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File on a Diplomat

By Brink, André

London: Longmans,. Hardback. 256pp. Novel by the South African writer. First published in Afrikaans and English as 'The Ambassador'. This is an English translation. Slight browning and rubbing to edges of dust wrapper. Near fine copy in very good dw . Hardcover. 1967.

$5.26

The Long Way Round

By Delius, Anthony

Cape Town: Howard B. Timmins,. 197pp. African travel writing. 3 small selections of black and white photographs. Surface damage to fixed endpaper; free endpaper is missing. Library numbers to spine and to prelims. Light foxing. No dw. Good, sound, ex-library copy. . Hardcover. Ex-Library.

$7.23

The Strange Death of the Liberal Empire: Lord Selbourne in South Africa
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The Strange Death of the Liberal Empire: Lord Selbourne in South Africa

By Torrance, David E.

Liverpool: Liverpool University Press,. Paperback. 9'' x 6'', 286pp. An assessment of the policy and practice of British Imperialism regarding South Africa in the Edwardian period; deals with Selbourne's early life as well as his time as high commissioner. Black and white frontis. Map. Very useful 15 page appendix lists key figures with biographical details. Very detailed bibliography of primary and unpublished sources as well as secondary material. Index. Clean and neat. Very good copy . Paperback. 1996.

$7.89

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