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African Rock Art : Paintings and Engravings on Stone
by David Coulson, Alec Campbell
Listed under Prehistoric Rock Art

The Boer War
by Thomas Pakenham
Listed under Boer War

Country of My Skull: Guilt, Sorrow, and the Limits of Forgiveness in the New South Africa
from Times Books

Cry, the Beloved Country
by Alan Paton
Book Description: Cry, the Beloved Country is a beautifully told and profoundly compassionate story of the Zulu pastor Stephen Kumalo and his son Absalom, set in the troubled and changing South Africa of the 1940s. The book is written with such keen empathy and understanding that to read it is to share fully in the gravity of the characters' situations. It both touches your heart deeply and inspires a renewed faith in the dignity of mankind. Cry, the Beloved Country is a classic tale, passionately African, timeless and universal, and beyond all, selfless. 
Paperback from Simon & Schuster

Fault Lines: Journeys into the New South Africa
by David Goodman, Paul Weinberg (Photographer)
(Hardcover)
from University of California Press

The Formation of the Zulu Kingdom in South Africa, 1750-1840
by James Oliver Gump
Hardcover: 207 pages ; Dimensions (in inches): 0.50 x 9.00 x 6.25
Publisher: Edwin Mellen Press; ; (January 1991)
ISBN: 0773498982
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A History of South Africa, Third Edition
by Leonard Monteath Thompson
Paperback: 416 pages ; Dimensions (in inches): 1.05 x 7.77 x 4.99
Publisher: Yale Univ Pr; ; 3rd edition (March 1, )
ISBN: 0300087764

A Human Being Died That Night : A South African Story of Forgiveness
by Pumla Gobodo-Madikizela
Hardcover: 193 pages ; Dimensions (in inches): 0.76 x 8.74 x 5.94
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Co; ;
ISBN: 0618211896

Long Walk to Freedom : The Autobiography of Nelson Mandela
by Nelson Mandela
Paperback - 625 pages
Little Brown & Co (Pap); ISBN: 0316548189

Kaffir Boy: The True Story of a Black Youth's Coming of Age in Apartheid South Africa
by Mark Mathabane
(Paperback)
from Touchstone Books

The Last Empire: De Beers, Diamonds, and the World
by Stefan Kanfer
Paperback: 409 pages ; Dimensions (in inches): 1.12 x 8.98 x 5.97
Publisher: Noonday Press; ; Reprint edition
ISBN: 0374524262

The Last Trek--A New Beginning : The Autobiography
by F. W. De Klerk

The Lost World of the Kalahari
from Harvest Books

My Traitor's Heart: A South African Exile Returns to Face His Country, His Tribe, and His Conscience
by Rian Malan
(Paperback)
from Grove Press

Don't Let's Go to the Dogs Tonight: An African Childhood
by Alexandra Fuller
Listed under Zimbabwe
 
The Harmless People
from Vintage Books
A story of the people of the Kalahari

A Hunter's Wanderings in Africa: Being a Narrative of Nine Years Spent Amongst the Game of the Far Interior of South Africa
by Frederick Courteney Selous, Mike Resnick
Listed under Hunting

Isandlwana (Battleground South Africa)
from Leo Cooper
Listed under Zulu Wars

Mandela: An Illustrated Autobiography
from Little Brown & Company

The New Great Trek - The Story of South Africa's White Exodus
by Johann van Rooyen
(Paperback)
from Unisa Press

Partner to History: The U.S. Role in South Africa's Transition to Democracy
by Princeton N. Lyman
(Paperback)
from United States Institute of Peace

Power Lines : Two Years in South Africa's Borders
by Jason Carter
The grandson of the great humanitarian and former president Jimmy Carter, Jason Carter writes of a South Africa few people ever see in this eye-opening work of cultural inquiry and investigation. As a Peace Corps volunteer, Carter spent two years with a rural family in a former black homeland near the Swaziland border. South Africa, in the aftermath of Nelson Mandela’s regime-shattering election as president, is revealed in Power Lines to be a country still struggling to recover from deep. Amazon.com
Hardcover: 320 pages
National Geographic Society; ISBN: 0792280121; (June )

The Rainbow People of God
Desmond Tutu
from Image Books

Tomorrow Is Another Country: The Inside Story of South Africa's Road to Change
from University of Chicago Press (Trd)

To My Children's Children
from Interlink Pub Group

Coming To Terms: South Africa's Search for Truth
from PublicAffairs

Shades of Singapore: Sister Sarah Balfour's Memoirs of Judicial Caning in South Africa
by Angus Balfour
Book Description In pre-war South Africa, Sarah Balfour, a nursing Sister, administered to young women and girls awaiting punishment in the court system. This provocative memoir tells in great detail of Sister Sarah's job and "good fortune" of examining girls prior to their punishments-- often canings and strappings while tied naked to the whipping bench.

Vanishing Cultures of South Africa : Changing Customs in a Changing World
by Peter Magubane (Photographer), et al
(Hardcover)

A History of Art in Africa
by Monica Blackmun Visona (Editor), et al
Listed under African Art
 

Rhodes : Race for Africa
by Antony Thomas
Listed under Cecil Rhodes
 
The Scramble for Africa : White Man's Conquest of the Dark Continent from 1876 to 1912
by Thomas Pakenham
Listed under African History

A Zulu King Speaks: Statements Made by Cetshwayo Kampande on the History and Customs of His People
by Colin De B. Webb, John B. Wright (Editor)

Mandela, Mobutu, and Me: A Newswoman's African Journey
by Lynne Duke
Listed under African History

Power: Black Workers, Their Unions and the Struggle for Freedom in South Africa
by Denis Macshane, et al
(Hardcover - December 1984)

Ripples from the Zambezi: Passion, Entrepreneurship, and the Rebirth of Local Economies
by Ernesto Sirolli
(Paperback)

The Politics of Evil : Magic, State Power and the Political Imagination in South Africa
by Clifton Crais (Author)
(Hardcover)

The First Americans In North Africa; William Eaton's Struggle For A Vigorous Policy Against The Barbary Pirates, 1799-1805. (BCL1 - U.S. History)
by Louis Booker And Wright

Zulu Victory: The Epic of Isandlwhana and the Cover Up
by Ron Lock, Peter Quantrill
Listed under Zulu Wars
 
 

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