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Africana Catalogue Q236 20th October 2015

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WESTERN CAPE

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#24330 Burman, Jose. SAFE TO THE SEA. Blue cloth boards. 167pp illustrated 8vo. Blue cloth boards. 167pp illustrated 8vo. Boards a little patchy, eps offset. overall G+ condition in Good dustwrapper (price-clipped, worn, tanned to rear, no major tears or loss). The map (often missing) is in the back pocket and in very nice condition with no tears. Human & Rousseau 1962.
Author explores the rivers of the Cape Peninsula by foot, canoe, sailing dinghy, even following them through the storm drains! In the process he encounters quick-sands, old silver mines, and wrecked ships. Some of the chapters were articles originally written for the Cape Argus weekend newspaper. Includes a map and over 30 illustrations. One of the author's more hard-to-find titles.
£20.00
#24339 Muir, John. KNOW YOUR CAPE. Orange cloth boards. 123pp illustrated b/w photos. 4to. Eps tanned. a VG copy in dustwrapper (no loss or tears). Orange cloth boards. 123pp illustrated b/w photos. 4to. isbn 0869781049
Describes some of the more popular historical sites in and around greater Cape Town and the Peninsula. Photographs by Sally Whateley-Smith. Some of the material appeared in the series "Know Your Cape" in The Argus Weekend Magazine and there are some original clippings included with this volume.
£10.00
#24332 Murray, Joyce. (Ed). YOUNG MRS MURRAY GOES TO BLOEMFONTEIN. 1856-1860. Letters Edited By ... Patterned paper-covered boards. 156pp illustrated 8vo. Spine quite tanned. small tear to edge of ffep incurred during removal from pastedown where it had become attached. several pages show splash marks. overall a Good copy, sound. A.A. Balkema 1954.
The story of a bride who spent the first years of her life in Bloemfontein in its early days, told largely by herself in the letters she wrote to her family in Cape Town. Mrs Murray was born Emma Rutherfoord in Cape Town. She married the Rev. Andrew Murray, Junior, son of Andrew Murray the then Minister of Graaff Reinet.
£30.00
#24331 Murray, Joyce. (Illus. Hugh Munro). CLAREMONT ALBUM. Patterned paper-covered boards. 64pp illustrated 8vo. No inscriptions. boards & eps tanned. some light foxing. overall a G+ clean copy, contents are excellent. A.A. Balkema 1958.
A brief history of Claremont. Illustrated with contemporary drawings and period plates.
£10.00
#24326 Steenkamp, Willem. LAND OF THE THIRST KING. Mango cloth boards. 192pp illustrated 8vo. No inscriptions, small ownership ticket bottom of ffep. overall G-VG condition in dustwrapper (price-clipped,faded around spine, general wear, no chips, loss, or tears). Timmins. Cape Town 1975 1st edition. isbn 0869781200
A pot-pourri history of Namaqualand, Bushmanland, and the Kamiesberg, from an author whose forefathers lived for 150 years in that area.
£12.00
#24345 Steenkamp, Willem. POOR MAN'S BIOSCOPE. Khaki cloth boards. 115pp illustrated 4to. No inscriptions. VG condition in Good dustwrapper (worn, but no major tears of loss). Howard Timmins 1979. isbn 9780869781696
"Cape Town - a panorama of people, places and events". An ad hoc collection of stories about the people who have helped make history in Cape Town including Joachim von Dessin, Joshua Penny, Abdullah Abdurahman, Baron Pieter van Oudshoorn, Cecil John Rhodes, Dr Eben Donges, James Emman Kwegyir Aggrey, Jacob Morena, Max Conrad, Wojtek Bialy, President Brand, Major John Scott, Donald the stag, Major William Hope, & Major the Vicompte de Montfort.
£10.00
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EASTERN CAPE

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#24165 Godby, Michael. BATTLEGROUND. Charles Bell's Drawings Of The War Of The Axe, 1846, In Historical Context And In Relation To Recent Representations Of The Frontier/Wars Of Dispossession. 92pp illustrated oblong small 4to softcover. Mint condition. Primavera 2015. isbn 9780620664820
With An Essay On The War Of The Axe By Jeff Peires, And Notes On Historical Weapons By Rod Hooper-Box. This was the catalogue of an exhibition at the 2015 National Arts Festival in Grahamstown and is extensively illustrated in colour. Shows 38 of the 60 works by Bell. Also features more recent works of relevant interest as well as photographs of period firearms and edged weapons.
£15.00
#24329 O'Meara, Emily. (Illus. John English). WALKING TOURS OF GRAHAMSTOWN. Printed wraps. 48pp stapled illustrated oblong booklet. VG condition. Albany Museum 1990.
Details 4 historic walks. Illustrated photos and line drawings.
£5.00
#24343 Randell, Dorothy. GRAHAMSTOWN MAGIC. Exploring With A Sketchbook. Red printed wraps. oblong 8vo. 48pp illustrated b/w sketches and accompanying text. Bookplate. dib to front wrap else a nice clean VG copy. Red printed wraps. oblong 8vo. 48pp illustrated b/w sketches and accompanying text.
Neat pencil sketches, mainly of older houses and buildings - many of 1820 Settler vintage - to be seen around the city.
£15.00
#24318 Shepherd, Robert H.W. LOVEDALE. SOUTH AFRICA. The Story Of A Century 1841-1941. Blue cloth boards. 531pp illustrated 8vo. No inscriptions. top edge darkened, eps tanned, overall G++ condition in dustwrapper (tanned, especially spine). Lovedale Press (1940).
A history of the Lovedale Mission Station and of the Lovedale Institution in the Eastern Cape. Founded as a mission station in 1824 it started higher education in 1841 so this publication marked the centenary thereof.
£25.00
#24312 Watts, H.L. SOUTH AFRICAN TOWN. Some Community Patterns And Processes In The White Population Of King William's Town. Green printed wraps. 184pp 8vo. Tanned around spine else a VG+ unread copy. Institute Of Social And Economic Research. Occasional Paper Number Eight. Rhodes University, Grahamstown 1965.
A detailed sociological research project on the city of King William's Town replete with tables, charts, and statistical comparisons.
£25.00
#24309 Watts, H.L. & Agar-Hamilton, J.A.I. BORDER PORT. A Study Of East London, South Africa, With Special Reference To The White Population. Blue printed wraps, 267pp, 8vo, illustrated with 4 b/w photos. A Fine unread copy. Institute Of Social And Economic Research. Occasional Paper Number Thirteen. Rhodes University, Grahamstown 1970.
A detailed sociological research project on the city of East London replete with tables, charts, and statistical comparisons.
£20.00
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GENERAL AFRICANA (History, unclassified)

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#24234 Innes, Duncan. ANGLO. Anglo American And The Rise Of South Africa. 358pp softcover. Owners signature ffep. ff tanned else VG condition. Ravan 1984 1st edition. isbn 0869752596
Analyses the nature and extent of Anglo's power and its history which is entwined with that of South Africa. How did Anglo expand into allied areas, what role did it play in the emergence of apartheid and how did Anglo benefit from this?
£15.00
#24239 Lovejoy, Paul E. TRANSFORMATIONS IN SLAVERY. A History Of Slavery In Africa. 367pp paperback. Fine condition. Cambridge University Press 2000 2nd edition. isbn 9780521784306
A history of slavery from the fifteenth to early twentieth century, examining how indigenous African slavery developed within an international context. Discusses the medieval Islamic slave trade and the Atlantic trade as well as the process of enslavement and the marketing of slaves. The impact of European abolition and slavery's role in African history is assessed. All statistical material revised for this new edition.
£15.00
#24182 Nasson, Bill., Esterhuysen, Mandy., Malaudzi, Maanda., Seleti, Yonah., Grundlingh, Albert., Jaffa, Zubeida., Du Toit, Fanie., & Sieborger, Rob. TURNING POINTS IN HISTORY. Set of 7 Vols. Seven 4to texts in slipcase. 452pp total. The volumes are all in Fine unused condition. Good slipcase worn but no tears. Institute for Justice and Reconciliation & STE Publishers 2006 2nd edition. isbn 9781919855295 9781919855301 9781919855318 9781919855325 9781919855332 9781919855349 9781919855356. isbn 9781919855363
The series was created to be used in teaching South African history in the national curriculum grades 10 - 12. It comprises six titles and a teacher's guide. Each volume focuses on a dynamic and significant phase in South Africa's history: 1. Ancient Civilisations And Global Trade. 2. The Impact And Limitations Of Colonialism. 3. Migration, Land And Minerals In The Making Of South Africa. 4. Industrialisation, Rural Change And Nationalism. 5. People, Places And Apartheid. 6. Negotiation, Transition, And Freedom. 7. Teacher's Guide.
£40.00
#24310 Wilson, Francis. & Perrot, Dominique. (Eds). OUTLOOK ON A CENTURY. South Africa 1870-1970. Black leatherette boards. 746pp illustrated b/w plates. 8vo. VG+ condition in Good dustwrapper (chips and wear around head and tail of spine, rear is quite rubbed, no major loss or tears). Lovedale Press / Spro-cas 1973. isbn 0869750089
Over 200 articles from more than 80 contributors originally appearing in the pages of South African Outlook (South African Council of Churches) selected to illustrate that South Africa had another non-apartheid dimension to her history. Arranged by subject and chronology.
£22.00
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ANTHROPOLOGY (including African religion, myth & legend)

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#24324 Ashforth, Adam. WITCHCRAFT, VIOLENCE, AND DEMOCRACY IN SOUTH AFRICA. 396pp large format paperback. Owners signature ffep. soft crease to rear wrap hence VG condition. University of Chicago Press (2005). isbn 9780226029740
Author lived in Soweto for a total of 36 months. Examines how people in Soweto and elsewhere manage their fears of 'evil forces' such as witchcraft, and the dynamics of insecurity at the turn of the 20thC. He develops a framework for understanding occult violence as a form of spiritual insecurity and documents new patterns of interpretation for attributing agency to evil forces. Finally he analyses the response of the post-apartheid government to issues of spiritual insecurity and suggests how these matters pose severe long-term challenges to the legitimacy of the democratic state.
£20.00
#24269 Beattie, John. BUNYORO. An African Kingdom. Printed wraps. 86pp 8vo. Owners signature ffep. VG-Fine condition. Holt Rinehart & Winston (post 1988). isbn 0030047854
Provides a brief contemporary introduction to the social life of the Nyoro who live in the uplands of western Uganda.
£15.00
#24271 Berglund, Axel-Ivar. ZULU THOUGHT-PATTERNS AND SYMBOLISM. 402pp illustrated softcover 8vo. Owners signature ffep. spine faded, overall VG condition. David Philip (Hurst & Company 1989 isbn 0903983486 ) isbn 0903983486
Author was born in Zululand of Swedish missionary parents. This work is the result of 12-years of fieldwork which was made possible by the author's command of Zulu as a mother-tongue and his acceptance to persons of all rank in the community. Covers the ritual cycle of birth, maturity, marriage, sickness, and death, initiation and diviners. The rituals have all been watched and are described in detail with verbatim commentaries of both participants and other Zulu men and women well-informed on the associations of the actions, objects, and words used in the rituals.
£25.00
#24278 Bryceson, Deborah Fahy., Okely, Judith., & Webber, Jonathan. (Eds). IDENTITY AND NETWORKS. Fashioning Gender And Ethnicity Across Cultures. 300pp paperback. Fine unread copy. Berghahn Books 2007. isbn 9781845451622
Papers of African interest include: Gina Buijs, 'Ritual Sisters' Or 'Female Rulers'? Gender And Chiefship Revisited In Southern Africa.
£20.00
#24298 Chidester, David. RELIGIONS OF SOUTH AFRICA. 286pp softcover. Owners signature ffep. a near Fine unread copy. Routledge 1992. isbn 9780415047807
Explores the religious diversity of the region. Starting with african traditional religions & the Christian missions in the 19thC, this provides a comparative study of the subject to modern times in the context of the political, social, and economic histories of the region.
£22.00
#24256 Cock, Jacklyn. MAIDS AND MADAMS. A Study In The Politics Of Exploitation Stiff card wraps. 410pp 8vo. Owners signature ffep. Inside only of front wrap rippled, a manufacturing fault not visible externally. overall G-VG, sound and clean. Ravan 1984. isbn 0869751213
In South Africa more black women work in domestic service than in almost any other occupational category. Interviewed by a black Xhosa-speaking woman, herself a domestic worker, this explores what lies beneath the sullen or calm exterior seen by their employers. Research was conducted mainly in the Eastern Cape Province.
£15.00
#24260 Coles, Anne. & Wallace, Tina. (Eds). GENDER, WATER AND DEVELOPMENT. Printed glossy boards, 240pp 8vo. A Fine unread copy. Berg 2005. isbn 9781845201241
Articles of African interest include: Ben Page, Naked Power: Woman And The Social Production Of Water In Anglophone Cameroon. Anne Coles, Geology And Gender: Water Supplies, Ethnicity And Livelihoods In Central Sudan. Felicity Chancellor, Enabling Women To Participate In African Smallholder Irrigation Development And Design. Anne Hutchins & Gina Buijs, Water & AIDS: Problems Associated With The Home-Based Care Of AIDS Patients In A Rural Area Of Northern KwaZulu-Natal in South Africa.
£25.00
#24281 Comaroff, John & Jean. ETHNOGRAPHY AND THE HISTORICAL IMAGINATION. 337pp paperback 8vo. Owners signature ffep. minor creases, contents excellent, thus VG condition. Studies in the Ethnographic Imagination series. Westview Press 1992. isbn 0813313058
Essays on various issues by two well-known africanists, mainly involving the Tswana people. Case studies reach beyond the borders of South Africa to the processes of social change and colonisation elsewhere in the world.
£35.00
#24226 Douglas, Mary. EDWARD EVANS-PRITCHARD. Black spine over avocado paper-covered boards. 151pp 8vo. Owners signature ffep else VG+ in VG dustwrapper (spine faded, foxed internally). Viking Press 1980. isbn 0670289787
An account of the life and works of the author of the classic 'Nuer Religion'. His descriptive studies of tribal behaviour and subsequent work moved anthropology from 19thC speculation about the "primitive" mentality to the structured and philosophically grounded study of the nature of society, culture, language, and thought which sheds light on our own cultures and more exotic ones.
£15.00
#24222 Douglas, Mary. IMPLICIT MEANINGS. Essays In Anthropology. 325pp softcover. Owners signature ffep. wraps creased. some pencil underlining, a Good copy. Routledge Kegan Paul 1978. isbn 0710000472
A selection of essays spanning 20 years. Items of African interest include: Social And Religious Symbolism Of The Lele. Animals in Lele Religious Symbolism.
£10.00
#24221 Dwyer, Daisy. & Bruce, Judith. (Eds). A HOME DIVIDED. Women And Income In The Third World. 259pp paperback. Owners signature ffep. VG condition. Stanford University Press 1988. isbn 9780804722131
Papers of relevance to Africa include: Eleanor Fapohunda, The Non-Pooling Household: A Challenge To Theory. Jane Guyer, Dynamic Approaches To Domestic Budgeting: Cases And Methods From Africa. Monica Munachonga, Income Allocation And Marriage Options In Urban Zambia.
£12.00
#24229 Evans-Pritchard, E.E. NUER RELIGION. Black cloth boards. 335pp illustrated b/w plates. 8vo. Ownership inscription ffep (Eric Bigalke). edges & eps tanned. VG in G- dustwrapper (spine heavily tanned, loss to lower spine, some paint marks). a nice copy beneath the wrapper. Oxford University Press 1956 1st edition. (isbn given is that of later paperback edition) isbn 0198470034
The Nuer are a cattle-herding people dwelling in the swamp and savannah areas of southern Sudan. A study of primitive religion of interest to students of theology, comparative religion, Old Testament and related study disciplines. Noted that this study examines in some detail the Nuer concept of spirit. Completes the author's trilogy of works about these peoples ('The Nuer, A description ...' 1940, and 'Kinship & Marriage...' 1951) begun in 1930.
£20.00
#24231 Evans-Pritchard, E.E. THEORIES OF PRIMITIVE RELIGION. 132pp softcover. Contents VG but wraps tanned and marked. Oxford University Press 1975 (corrected) reprint. isbn 0198231318
Five lectures, four of which were delivered as the Sir D. Owen Lectures at the University College of Wales in 1962. They discuss the various theories which have been put forward to account for the religions of primitive peoples and as such are a critique of intellectualist, emotionalist, and sociological theories of religion.
£10.00
#24230 Evans-Pritchard, E.E. WITCHCRAFT, ORACLES AND MAGIC AMONG THE AZANDE. Navy cloth boards. 558pp illustrated 8vo. Owners signature ffep. VG-Fine condition in protected VG+ dustwrapper (price-clipped else clean, no chips, loss,or tears). Oxford University Press 1st edition 1972 reprint.
Author resided during three expeditions to Zandeland for a period of about 20 months during the period 1926-1930. The area inhabited by the Zande people is the Nile-Congo divide & the present population bridges three countries - South Sudan, the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) and the Central African Republic (CAR).
£90.00
#24248 Fortes, Meyer. THE WEB OF KINSHIP AMONG THE TALLENSI. The Second Part Of An Analysis Of The Social Structure Of A Trans-Volta Tribe. 358pp with printed blue wraps, 16 plates. 8vo. Owners inscription inside front wrap. wraps soiled and worn, spine tanned. contents unmarked. overall a Good reading copy. Anthropological Publications / Oxford University Press 1967.
Concludes the author's 'The Dynamics Of Clanship Among The Tallensi' (1945). It carries the analysis into the domain of family life and the social ties that grow directly out of marriage and parenthood.
£18.00
#24293 Hellman, Ellen. ROOIYARD. A Sociological Survey Of An Urban Native Slum Yard. Printed wraps. 125pp. 9 plates. Poor. most of spine missing, front wrap just holding on. The Rhodes-Livingstone Papers Number Thirteen. The Rhodes-Livingstone Institute / Oxford University Press. Cape Town 1948.
Originally an MA thesis, 1934, carried out at the Witwatersrand University. A pioneer study of the slum dwellings in 'Rooiyard', and charts the economic status and development of the individuals living there. The permanent population at the commencement of the study was 235 adults and 141 children, contained in 105 rooms. By the time of publication the slumyard had been demolished.
£60.00
#24267 Howell, P.P. A MANUAL OF NUER LAW. Being An Account Of Customary Law, Its Evolution And Devolution In The Courts Established By The Sudan Government. Green cloth boards. 256pp illustrated 8vo. Owners signature ffep. OUP 'Printers Library' label to front pastedown. OUP stamp to verso. else a VG-Fine copy in VG+ protected dustwrapper (spine fading, OUP stamp internally, small numbering base of spine relating to I.A.I. sello offset to rear foldin & Blackwell's round ticket to front foldin). despite all aforegoing not very noticeable points this is a very attractive copy. International African Institute ? Cambridge University Press 1970 reprint. isbn 0198231695
Intended for colonial administrators, and written by a member of the Sudan Political Service, it also includes a summary account of the history and social organisation of the Nuer, and a descriptive analysis of their customary practices concerning homicide, blood-feuds, marriage and divorce. Cites numerous court cases. Foreword by E.E. Evans-Pritchard.
£60.00
#24246 Iliffe, John. THE AFRICAN POOR. A History. 387pp paperback. Owners signature ffep. VG-Fine condition. Cambridge University Press. African Studies Series No.58. 1992. isbn 9780521348775
Investigates what it was like to be poor, how the poor sought to help themselves, how families, charitable and government institutions helped. Looks at poverty in Africa from the monasteries in 13thC Ethiopia to the South African resettlement sites of the 1980s.
£20.00
#24238 Jain, Shobhita. & Reddock, Rhoda. (Eds). WOMEN PLANTATION WORKERS. International Experiences. 186pp illustrated large format paperback. Owners signature ffep else VG+ condition. Berg 1998. isbn 9781859739778
Article of African interest: Piet Konings, Women Plantation Workers And Economic Crisis In Cameroon.
£15.00
#24273 Krige, E. Jensen and J.D. THE REALM OF A RAIN-QUEEN. A Study Of The Pattern Of Lovedu Society. 335pp softcover illustrated 8vo. Owners signature ffep. wraps worn, creased. a good clean reading copy. Juta. Cape Town 1980 reprint. isbn 0702110604
Over 10 years of field observation in the late 1920s and 1930s were necessary to complete this study of a legendary society. This edition comes with a new preface by Eileen Krige that updates the work in terms of changes over the years since the original 1939 publication.
£10.00
#24198 Kuper, Adam. (Ed). THE SOCIAL ANTHROPOLOGY OF RADCLIFFE-BROWN. 296pp softcover. Owners signature and publishers stamp ffep (likely a 'sample' copy). some pencil underlining, front wrap creased, overall a Good clean copy, Routledge & Kegan Paul 1997 1st edition. isbn 0710085575
South African author. A selection of Radcliffe-Brown's works including both classic and lesser known writings.
£10.00
#24241 La Fontaine, J.S. (Ed). THE INTERPRETATION OF RITUAL. Essays In Honour Of A.I. Richards. Black cloth boards. 296pp 8vo. Ownership stamp ffep. VG+ condition in VG dustwrapper (shows light tanning and minor wear, no chips, loss, or tears). publisher's complimentary copy. Tavistock Publications 1972. isbn 0422738808
Essays of African interest include: Esther Goody, 'Greeting', Begging', And The Presentation Of Respect. Aidan Southall, Twinship And Symbolic Structure. R.G. Abrahams, Spirit, Twins, And Ashes In Labwor, Northern Nigeria. Edwin Ardener, Belief And The Problem Of Women. J.S. La Fontein, Ritualisation Of Women's Life-Crises In Bugusi. Monica Wilson, The Wedding Cakes: A Study Of Ritual Change.
£20.00
#24193 Lukhele, Andrew Khehla. STOKVELS IN SOUTH AFRICA. Informal Savings Schemes By Blacks For The Black Community. 64pp illustrated paperback. Ownership signature ffep. VG condition. Amagi 1990 1st edition. isbn 0958310521
Offers fascinating insights into the history and growth of the stokvel movement in South Africa. Stockvels fund every conceivable purpose from starting a small business to necessary household and personal purchases as well as forming a basis for social life among the members.
£15.00
#24218 Macdonald, Shirley., Holden, Pat. & Ardener, Shirley. (Eds). IMAGES OF WOMEN IN PEACE AND WAR. Cross-Cultural And Historical Perspectives. 240pp paperback. Owners signature ffep. edges tanned else VG condition. Oxford University Women's Studies Committee / Macmillan 1987. isbn 9780333428955
Papers include: Tabitha Kanogo, Kikuyu Women And The Politics Of Protest: Mau Mau. Elaine Unterhalter, Women Soldiers And White Unity In Apartheid South Africa.
£15.00
#24242 Maquet, Jacques. THE PREMISE OF INEQUALITY IN RUANDA. A Study Of Political Relations In A Central African Kingdom. Green cloth boards. 199pp illustrated 8vo. 'Printers Library' label to front pastedown. owners signature ffep. top and bottom of rear board show sello residue. a sound and very clean copy, conservatively VG condition in dustwrapper (no chips, loss, or tears, but covered adhesive film, some sello residue on rear folding). Despite all the foregoing, a clean-looking copy. International African Institute / Oxford University Press 1970 reprint. isbn 0198231687
The study of the political organisation of Ruanda in the period immediately preceding the influence of Western culture. The research was carried out in the period 1949-1951 and refers to the state of the nation in the first decade of the 20thC. The old structures and institutions generally had passed, and if not in their entirety, by the 1950s were still in living memory for many.
£20.00
#24275 Maynard, Kent. (Ed). MEDICAL IDENTITIES. Health, Well-Being And Personhood. Hardback. printed boards. 162pp 8vo. A Fine unread copy. Social Identity Volume 2. Berghahn Books 2007. isbn 9781845450380
Essays of African interest include: Anne Digby, Shaping New Identitites: General Practitioners In Britain And South Africa. Kent Maynard, The Vicissitudes Of Medical Identity In Cameroon: Kedjom 'Traditional Doctors' And An Ambivalent Clientele. Gina Buijs, Sexual Orientation And Gender Identity Among Zulu Diviners.
£20.00
#24197 Middleton, John. LUGBARA RELIGION. Ritual and Authority among an East African People. Deep red cloth boards. 276pp illustrated 8vo. Ownership signature and stamps. VG condition in dustwrapper (spine tanned, price-clipped, no major tears or loss). a nice copy. International African Institute / Oxford University Press 1960. isbn 9780197241363
A classic in the interpretation of the role of belief and ritual in social and political conduct with the use of case studies and Lugbara explanations of their own actions.
£25.00
#24212 Mitchell, J. Clyde. (Ed). SOCIAL NETWORKS IN URBAN SITUATIONS. Analyses Of Personal Relationships In Central African Towns. 378pp softcover. Owners inscription inside front wrap. A Good only copy, showing general external wear and tear. Institute for African Studies, University of Zambia / Manchester University Press 1975 reprint with corrections. isbn 0719010357
Papers read to a seminar for fieldworkers at the University College of Rhodesia & Nyasaland in 1964 & 1965. Includes: J. Clyde-Mitchell, The Concept And Use Of Social Networks. J.A. Barnes, Networks And Political Process. A.L. Epstein, The Network And Urban Social Organisation. A.L. Epstein, Gossip Norms And Social Network. P.D. Wheeldon, The Operation Of Voluntary Associations And Personal Networks In The Political Processes Of An Inter-Ethnic Community. B. Kapferer, Norms And The Manipulation Of Relationships In A Work Context. D.M Boswell, Personal Crises And The Mobilisation Of The Social Network. P. Harries-Jones, 'Home-Boy' Ties And Political Organisation In A Copperbelt Township.
£35.00
#24209 Mosse, David. & Lewis, David. (Eds). THE AID EFFECT. Giving And Governing In International Development. 223pp paperback. Near Fine condition. Pluto Press 2005 1st edition. isbn 9780745323862
Papers of African interest include: Jeremy Gould, Timing Scale & Style: Capacity As Governmentality In Tanzania.
£20.00
#24211 Palmer, Robin. & Parsons, Neil. (Eds). THE ROOTS OF POVERTY IN CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN AFRICA. 430pp paperback. Owners signature ffep. spine faded, wraps rubbed. contents excellent, overall a G++ copy. Heinemann 1983. isbn 0435947532
Papers include: David Beach, The Shona Economy: Branches Of Production. Sherilynn Young, Fertility And Famine: Women's Agricultural History In Southern Mozambique. Fola Soremekun, Trade And Dependancy in Central Angola: The Ovimbundu In The Nineteenth Century. Gervase Clarence-Smith, Underdevelopment And Class Formation In Ovamboland 1844-1917. Neil Parsons, The Economic History Of Khama's Country In Botswana 1844-1930. Laurel van Horn, The Agricultural History Of Barotseland 1840-1964. Martin Legassick, Gold Agriculture And Secondary Industry In South Africa 1885-1970: From Periphery To Sub-Metropole As A Forced Labour System. Colin Bundy, The Transkei Peasantry 1890-1914: 'Passing Through A Period Of Stress'. Robin Palmer, The Agricultural History Of Rhodesia. Ian Phimister, Peasant Production And Underdevelopment In Southern Rhodesia 1890-1914 With Particular Reference To The Victoria District. Barry Kosmin, The Inyoka Tobacco Industry Of The Shangwe People: The Displacement Of A Pre-Colonial Economy In Southern Rhodesia. Jean-Luc Vellut, Rural Poverty In Western Shaba c.1890-1930. Bogumil Jewsiewicki, Unequal Development: Capitalism And The Katanga Economy 1919-1940. Maud Muntemba, Thwarted Development: A Case Of Economic Change In The Kabwe Rural District Of Zambia 1902-1970. Leroy Vail, Railway Development And Colonial Underdevelopment: The Nyasaland Case. Martin Chanock, Agricultural Change And Continuity In Malawi. Ann Seidman, The Economics Of Eliminating Rural Poverty.
£15.00
#24299 Radcliffe-Brown, A.R. STRUCTURE AND FUNCTION IN PRIMITIVE SOCIETY. Essays and Addresses. 219pp softcover. Owners signature ffep. spine tanned, G-VG condition. Cohen & West. London 1971. isbn 0710063555
Twelve short essays on topics as diverse as `joking relationships', kinships, totemism, taboos, primitive law, and other matters. Of particular African interest is his essay 'The Mother's Brother In South Africa'.
£10.00
#24322 Ranger, T.O. & Kimambo, Isaria. (Eds). THE HISTORICAL STUDY OF AFRICAN RELIGION. With Special Reference To East And Central Africa. 307pp large format softcover. Owners inscription ffep, stamps to title page. faded around spine. a clean sound VG copy. Heinemann 1972. isbn 0435327488
Thirteen individual papers that spring from the 1970 conference in Dar es Salaam on the title subject. Merrick Posnansky. Archaeology, Ritual & Religion. Christopher Ehret. Language Evidence & Religious History. Michael Gilsenan. Myth & The History Of African Religion. Matthew Schoffeleers. The History & Political Role Of The M'Bona Cult Among The Mang'anja. Mutumba Mainga. A History Of Lozi Religion To The End Of The Nineteenth Century. Isaria Kimambo & C.K. Omari. The Development Of Religious Thought And Centres Among The Pare. Bethwell Ogot. On The Making Of A Sanctuary: Being Some Thoughts On The History Of Religion In Padhola. Aylward Shorter. Symbolism, Ritual & History: An Examination Of The Work Of Victor Turner. Marcia Wright. Nyakusa Cults And Politics In The Later Nineteenth Century. Edward Alpers. Towards A History Of The Expansion Of Islam In East Africa: The Matrilineal Peoples Of The Southern Interior. C.G.K. Gwassa. Kinjikitile And The Ideology Of Maji Maji. T.O. Ranger. Missionary Adaptation Of African Religious Institutions: The Masasi Case. Matthew Schoffeleers & Ian Linden. The Resistance Of The Nyau Societies To The Roman Catholic Missions In Colonial Malawi.
£25.00
#24215 Shanin, Teodor. (Ed). PEASANTS AND PEASANT SOCIETIES. Selected Readings. 497pp paperback. Owners inscription ffep. ff tanned else VG condition. Penguin / Pelican 1988 new edition. isbn 9780140226522
Items of African interest include: Terence Ranger, Peasant Consciousness: Culture And Conflict In Zimbabwe. J.S. Saul & R. Woods, African Peasantries. Julius Nyere, Those Who Pay The Bill.
£15.00
#24350 Turnbull, Colin M. WAYWARD SERVANTS. The Two Worlds Of The African Pygmies. Chocolate cloth boards. 390pp illustrated 8vo. Two owners inscription ffep. Rear map a little creased through incorrect folding with external edge worn. overall VG in G++ dustwrapper (worn at head and tail of spine, no major loss or tears). Eyre & Spottiswoode 1966.
The author lived with a band of net-hunting Mbuti in the Ituri forest during 1957 & 1958. Living in small mobile groups in the forest they periodically leave to enter the structured society and agricultural economy of the neighbouring villages of Bantu & Sudanic tribes.
£20.00
#24305 Vail, Leroy. (Ed). THE CREATION OF TRIBALISM IN SOUTHERN AFRICA. Gilt title on white cloth boards. 422pp 8vo. Owners signature ffep. 'Printers Library' label to front pastedown & stamp on verso. VG+ condition in G-VG dustwrapper (spine tanned, wear at head with small closed tear, and small number at tail). James Currie / University of California Press / David Philip. 1989. (same as current edition p/b isbn 9780520074200) isbn 0852550421
Focuses on the historical evolution of identity over a broad region from Zaire to South Africa. Herman Giliomee. The Beginnings Of Afrikaner Ethnic Consciousness 1850-1915. Jeffrey Butler. Afrikaner Women And The Creation Of Ethnicity In A Small South African Town. Patrick Harries. Exclusion, Classification And Internal Colonialism: The Emergence Of Ethnicity Among The Tsonga-Speakers Of South Africa. Terence Ranger. Missionaries, Migrants And The Manyika: The Invention Of Ethnicity In Zimbabwe. Leroy Vail & Landeg White. Tribalism In The Political History Of Malawi. Allen F. Roberts. History, Ethnicity And Change In The 'Christian Kingdom' Of Southeastern Zaire. Shula Marks. Patriotism, Patriarchy & Purity: Natal And The Politics Of Zulu Ethnic Consciousness.Ian Goldin. Coloured Identity & Coloured Politics In The Western Cape Region Of South Africa. Jeanne Penvenne. 'We Are All Portuguese!' Challenging The Political Economy Of Assimilation: Lourenco Marques 1870-1933. Hugh Macmillan. A Nation Divided? The Swazi In Swaziland And The Transvaal 1865-1986. Bogumil Jewsiewicki. The Formation Of The Political Culture Of Ethnicity In The Belgian Congo. Brian Siegel. The 'Wild' & 'Lazy' Lamba: Ethnic Stereotypes On The Central African Copperbelt. Robert Papstein. From Ethnic Identity To Tribalism: The Upper Zambezi Region Of Zambia. Anonymous. Ethnicity & Psdeudo-Ethnicity In The Transkei.
£30.00
#24304 Vaughan, Megan. CURING THEIR ILLS. Colonial Power And African Illness. 224pp softcover 8vo. Owners signature ffep. hard crease to lower corner front wrap else light wear & VG condition. Stanford University Press 1991. isbn 0804719713
Discusses Western biomedical discourse about illness in Africa. Draws on diverse sources such as court records and medical journals, fund-raising posters and 'jungle-doctor' cartoons. Most sources are from British dependencies in East & Central Africa between 1890 and 1950. Traces the shifts and variation in medical discourse on African illness. For instance: Missionary medicine emphasizing 'sin & disease'; leprosy and the social role of 'the leper'; and the struggle to define insanity in the context of ignorance about what the 'normal' African was like amidst a determination to crush indigenous beliefs. Africans were deemed made sick not by material changes to their lives, but rather by their cultural 'maladaptation' to modern life leading to 'scientific' discourse about their biological inferiority.
£15.00
#24249 Wilmsen, Edwin N. LAND FILLED WITH FLIES. A Political Economy Of The Kalahari. 402pp paperback 8vo. Owners signature ffep, contents unmarked else VG-Fine condition. University of Chicago Press 1989. isbn 0226900150
Author overturns one of the central concepts of anthropological theory - the idea of remote hunter-gatherer societies untouched by contemporary political and economic forces. Using the San people of Southern Africa (the so-called Bushmen) generally cited as the prime example of a pristine prehistoric society, he gives evidence from many disciplines to show that the San always had ties to other peoples and that their current status as subsistence foragers is a recent development which began in pre-colonial times and has continued thereafter.
£25.00
#24243 Wilson, Monica. & Mafeje, Archie. LANGA. A Study Of Social Groups In An African Township. Red cloth boards. 190pp 8vo. A Good copy, no dustwrapper. Oxford University Press 1963.
Describes the distinction drawn by the people themselves between townsmen and migrants and the way of life in which some migrants are absorbed and others are not. The Individual histories of members of 6 groups of 'home-boys' (migrants from the same village) are discussed to illustrate the process.
£15.00
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ARTS & CRAFT

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#24192 Lewis-Williams, J.D. DISCOVERING SOUTH AFRICAN ROCK ART. 102pp softcover. Owners signature ffep. VG+ condition. David Philip. Southern African Archaeology Series. 1st edition (1990). isbn 9780864861672
Illustrates recent research by the Rock Art Research Unit, Department of Archaeology, University of the Witwatersrand, that places rock art as the religious expression of the San peoples.
£10.00
#24287 Sciama. Lidia D. & Eicher, Joanne B. (Eds). BEADS AND BEAD MAKERS. Gender, Material Culture And Meaning. 317pp illustrated paperback 8vo. Owners inscription ffep. VG-Fine condition. Berg 1998. isbn 9781859739952
14 contributed papers. Those of African interest include: Margret Carey. Gender In African Beadwork: An Overview. Joanne Eicher. Beaded & Bedecked Kalabari Of Nigeria. Ann O'Hear. Lantana Beads: Gender Issues In Their Production And Use.
£20.00
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BIOGRAPHY (including genealogy, family & company histories)

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#24341 Fugard, Athol. Fugard, Athol. A Memoir. Blue boards. 106pp illustrated tall 8vo. Four square corners, a near Fine copy in VG dustwrapper (minor wear at head & tail of spine, some small dibs and impressions to front). Witwatersrand University Press. True 1st edition, Johannesburg 1994. isbn 9781868142781
Inscribed on title page by Author thus: "For Zayman & Dilys, Every good wish, Athol Fugard".
£120.00
#24160 Godwin, Peter. WHEN A CROCODILE EATS THE SUN. A Memoir. Large format paperback 341pp illustrated b/w photos. 8vo. No inscriptions. edges well tanned, G-VG condition. Picador 2006. isbn 9781770100046
Author, living in Manhattan, returns to his birthplace of Zimbabwe to visit his dying father. With Zimbabwe clearly falling to pieces, and his parents reluctant to leave their farm, he discovers the family hidden secret, that they were Polish Jews and not from England as he had always believed. The title refers to the Shona way of describing a solar eclipse, the very worst of omens.
£10.00
#24316 Guthrie, Frank. (Illus. Dorelle). FRONTIER MAGISTRATE. Reminiscences. Red cloth boards. 240pp 8vo. Good reading copy. spine faded. no dustwrapper. Stewart Printing Co. Cape Town nd. (1940s?).
Light-hearted reminiscences cover life in South West Africa - Walvis Bay and the Eastern Cape - Grahamstown, Umzimkulu, & Port St Johns.
£20.00
#24342 Jack, Elspeth. VOICES IN THE SUN. The Life And Letters Of Elsie Fraser Munn. Printed card wraps. 280pp illustrated 4to. No inscription. a Fine unread copy. Heywood Press (2005).
Elsie Munn founded the Bulawayo School of Music, later the Rhodesian Academy of Music, and the Central African Conservatoire of Music. Written by her daughter, but based largely on Elsie's own prolific letter writing, she tells not only of a lifetime of music but also of the times and environment around her at the time.
£20.00
#24346 Lundgren, Gunilla. & Gidfors, Kerstin. NELSON MANDELA. The Shepherd Boy Who Became President. Printed boards. 127pp illustrated 4to. At first sight as new, but some careless surface cuts on lower area of rear board, hence VG only. still clean and attractive. Sweden 2000. isbn 9789189451056
The story of Nelson Mandela, illustrated and told in simple English for young people.
£35.00
#24334 O'Shea, May. BLOOMIE. Memoirs Of The Twenties. Yellow cloth boards. 147pp illustrated 8vo. No inscriptions. VG+ condition in VG dustwrapper (rubbed, slightly faded around spine, no major chips, tears, or loss). Don Nelson. Cape Town 1977. isbn 0909238243
Bloomie left comfortable England to get married in South Africa. Moving from Free State dorp to Basutoland and then to Grahamstown, this story gives graphic descriptions of places such as Fauresmith, Gordon's Bay, Hermanus, Heilbron, Kenton-On-Sea, Port Alfred, Bloemfontein, and more, as the matriarch guided her family through difficult times. Illustrated by Author.
£8.00
#24327 Roberts, Brian. LADIES IN THE VELD. Red cloth boards. 191pp illustrated 8vo. No inscription. VG condition in VG- dustwrapper (one closed tear at bottom of rear spine, a little dusty but still attractive). John Murray 1965 1st edition.
Lady Avonmore and Lady Florence Dixie were two extraordinary women journalists who were in Natal and the Transvaal between the Zulu War of 1879 and the Transvaal War of 1880-1881. The former was an adventuress claiming a connection to the Empress Eugenie and hoping to exploit this for an exclusive, story finally becoming the gossip columnist of a Pietermaritzburg newspaper. The latter was converted to the cause of the Zulus and their imprisoned king, Cetshwayo and became a co-belligerent on the cause with Bishop Colenso.
£20.00
#24348 Shostak, Marjorie. NISA. The Life And Words Of A !Kung Woman. Light brown cloth boards. 402pp illustrated 8vo. No inscription. top edge very slightly spotted. minor marks. binding weak hence G-VG in G+ dustwrapper (spine & adjacent area especially rear faded brown to cyan. some light wear at top of spine but no loss or tears). Allen Lane 1982. isbn 0713914866
The remarkable story of Nisa told to author in her own words. Married at 12, then separated, divorced, widowed, she was the mother of 4 children none of whom survived. Strong, capable of surviving in one of the world's most hostile environments, not dependant upon any man for her daily sustenance. Bawdy, practical, romantic, she is a woman of the !Kung people who survive in the Kalahari desert by means of humanity's oldest survival strategy - gathering and hunting.
£15.00
#24328 Stiebel, Victor. SOUTH AFRICAN CHILDHOOD. Black cloth boards. 216pp 8vo. Owners inscription ffep. VG condition in dustwrapper (spine faded, no chips, loss, or tears). an attractive copy. Andre Deutsch 1968. isbn 0233960732
Author (a couturier in London for some years) tells a humorous and personal story of his youth in Natal.
£10.00
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FICTION AND CREATIVE WRITINGS

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#24161 Ewok. (Iain Gregory Robinson). WORD. Customised Hype. 100pp softcover. VG+ condition. Echoing Green Press 2008 revised edition. isbn 9780980250145
Author's live performances rendered into print.
£10.00
#24355 Francis, S., Dugmore, H., & Rico. SOMEWHERE OVER THE RAINBOW NATION. Madam & Eve. 175pp paperback oblong 4to. No inscriptions. VG+ condition. Penguin 1996. isbn 9780140264203
A collection of South Africa's favourite cartoon.
£6.00
#24356 Francis, S., Dugmore, H., & Rico. THE MADAM & EVE COLLECTION. 119pp paperback oblong 4to. No inscriptions. front wrap lower corner creased. G+ condition. Weekly Mail & Guardian. Braamfontein 1993 1st edition & impression. isbn 9780620178693
The first collection of South Africa's most famous cartoon characters.
£6.00
#24354 Francis, S., Dugmore, H., & Rico. THE MADAMS ARE RESTLESS A New Madam & Eve Collection. Softcover, 176pp oblong 4to. No inscriptions. VG condition. Rapid Phase (2001). isbn 9780620263061
A collection of South Africa's favourite cartoon.
£6.00
#24353 Francis, Stephen. & Rico. SEND IN THE CLOWNS The New Madam & Eve Collection. 136pp paperback oblong 4to. No inscriptions. Fine condition. Jacana 2014. isbn 9781431420315
A collection of South Africa's favourite cartoon.
£10.00
#24333 Hooper, A.G. (Ed). SHORT STORIES FROM SOUTHERN AFRICA. Printed paper-covered boards. 148pp 8vo. Sello residue bottom corner of ffep else a VG+ copy. Oxford University Press 1963.
Authors include: Herman Charles Bosman, Ronald Byron, Jack Cope, Nadine Gordimer, Dan Jacobson, Doris Lessing, Sarah Gertude Millin, Alan Paton, Sonia Rollnick, & Pauline Smith. Originally intended as a selection for senior school pupils.
£10.00
#24314 Mann, Chris., Craig, Adrian. & Skeen, Julia. LIFELINES. 85pp softcover illustrated oblong 4to. A Fine copy. University of KwaZulu-Natal Press. 2006.
The poems concern living creatures from aadvark to zebra and include dragonflies, jellyfish, kudu, seahorses, and warthogs. Consider these animals as our chromosome cousins! Poetry by Chris Mann, text by Adrian Craig, and illustrations by Julia Skeen.
£10.00
#24307 Plaatje, Sol. T. MHUDI. Gilt on green cloth boards. 225pp 8vo. Owners inscription front pastedown. worn, eps spotted, ff tanned. four square corners, joints & hinges all sound, dusty appearance and spine rubbed. a sound copy. Lovedale Press (1930) 1st edition.
Plaatje described the novel as a romance, comparing it to Zulu novels of H. Rider Haggard. Mhudi is the first South African novel published in English by a black author. The novel is political-historical in concept and was originally finished in 1920. Plaatje did not succeed in getting it published until 1930.
£280.00
#24163 The Editors (Comp. Ad. Donker). HANDBOOK FOR AUTHORS AND EDITORS. Manuscript Preparation And Editorial Routine. 40pp paperback 16mo. tear at top of rear wrap hence Good only. Ad. Donker 1984. isbn 0868520535
A short handbook from well known South African publisher on manuscript preparation which outlines stylistic conventions and editorial responsibilities involved in the process of turning a manuscript into a published book. Sections on typing the manuscripts, copy-editing, and proof reading, as well as specific style recommendations concerning such matters as spelling, punctuation, capitalisation, numerals, and italics.
£5.00
#24359 Zapiro. DO YOU KNOW WHO I AM? Cartoons From Mail & Guardian, Sunday Times And The Times. 160pp oblong 4to. A Fine copy. Jacana (2010). isbn 9781770098794
A selection from the work of South Africa's premier political cartoonist.
£6.00
#24358 Zapiro. DR DO-LITTLE AND THE AFRICAN POTATO. Cartoons From Sowetan, Mail & Guardian And Sunday Times. 160pp paperback oblong 4to. No inscriptions. soft crease lower corner front wrap hence VG condition. Double Storey 2003. isbn 9781919930374
A selection from the work of South Africa's premier political cartoonist.
£6.00
#24357 Zapiro. LONG WALK TO FREE TIME. Cartoons From Sowetan, Mail & Guardian And Sunday Times. 160pp paperback oblong 4to. No inscription. soft crease lower corner front wrap, VG-Fine condition. Double Storey 2004. isbn 9781919930732
A selection from the work of South Africa's premier political cartoonist.
£6.00
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LESOTHO / BASUTOLAND

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#24272 Coplan, David B. IN THE TIME OF CANNIBALS. The Word Music Of South Africa's Basotho Migrants. 300pp paperback 8vo. Owners inscription ffep else a Fine copy. Chicago University / Witwatersrand University Press 1994. isbn 9781868142767
The workers who migrate from Lesotho to the mines and cities of neighbouring South Africa have developed a rich genre of sung oral poetry focussing upon the experiences of migrant life. This music provides an account of a migrant's life, revealing the relationship between the Basotho workers and those who live off of the workers' labour (the cannibals). Includes transcriptions of male and female performances.
£20.00
#24295 Ferguson, James. THE ANTI-POLITICS MACHINE. "Development", Depoliticization, And Bureaucratic Power In Lesotho. 320pp paperback 8vo. Owners signature ffep. Cambridge University Press / David Philip 1990. isbn 9780864861535
A case study of development in Lesotho during the period 1975-1984 that looks at the workings of the development industry in the country and at one particular development project. Looks at the ways specific ideas about development are generated and deployed by the industry and the effect of these ideas on the outcome of projects. Failed development projects worldwide produce the expansion of bureaucratic power and the translation of political realities into 'technical problems' awaiting solution by development agencies and experts.
£10.00
#24159 Hailey, Lord. NATIVE ADMINISTRATION IN THE BRITISH AFRICAN TERRITORIES. Commonwealth Relations Office. Part V. The High Commission Territories: Basutoland, The Bechuanaland Protectorate And Swaziland. Blue cloth boards. 447pp 8vo. Ex library with stamps to ffep. no external numbers. overall G-VG, contents excellent. Her Majesties Stationery Office 1953. isbn 9781770100046
The author's 4-volume work of the same title, published in 1950-1951, dealt only with the dependencies controlled by the United Kingdom Colonial Office. This supplementary volume reports on native administration in the three High Commission Territories in a similar format.
£20.00
#24214 Murray, Colin. FAMILIES DIVIDED. The Impact Of Migrant Labour In Lesotho. 219pp paperback. Owners signature ffep. G-VG condition. Ravan 1981. isbn 0869752030
Lesotho, once 'the granary of the Free State and part of the Cape Colony', eventually became an impoverished labour reserve. Mass labour migration destroyed family life in Lesotho as well as in Botswana, Swaziland, and the bantustans within South Africa. Why did the migrant labour system not end with political independence in these countries? Author examines this fundamental question in his historical study of Lesotho.
£15.00
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MISCELLANEOUS

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#24213 Horton, Richard. HEALTH WARS. On The Global Front Lines Of Modern Medicine. Green cloth boards. 592pp hard-cover 8vo. Near Fine condition. New York Review 2003. isbn 9781590170243
A collection of 18 separate articles originally published in the New York Review of Books. Has one article directly relevant to Africa - The African Challenge - as well as over 40 appropriate references in the index.
£15.00
#24340 Moore, Patrick. & Collins, Pete. THE ASTRONOMY OF SOUTHERN AFRICA. Lime green cloth boards. 160pp illustrated color & b/w photos. 8vo. No inscriptions. light spotting to prelims else VG condition in dustwrapper (spine faded, wear at head & tail of spine and rear top edge but no loss or tears). Howard Timmins. Cape Town 1977 1st edition. isbn 086978143X
A history of astronomy in Southern Africa dealing with the technical resources and personalities involved. Father Guy Tachard, Peter Kolben, Abbe Nicolas, Louis de la Caille, Thomas Henderson, Sir Thomas Maclear, Sir John Herschel & Sir David Gill are some of the personalities involved.
£15.00
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NATURAL HISTORY

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#24344 Branch, George & Margo. THE LIVING SHORES OF SOUTH AFRICA. Green cloth boards. 272pp illustrated colour & b/w. 4to. Gift inscription ffep. eps spotted, generally a VG copy in G+ dustwrapper (spotted internally, wear & tear around top of spine, no major loss or tears). a fairly good-looking copy. Struik. Cape Town 1981 1st edition. isbn 0869771159
Illustrated with line drawings and watercolours by Margo Branch and over 100 photographs by Anthony Bannister. Part 1 deals with the marine ecosystem, Part 2 with the major groups of plants and invertebrate animals.
£15.00
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POLITICAL & SOCIAL HISTORY, CURRENT AFFAIRS.

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#24252 Crawford-Browne, Terry. EYE ON THE DIAMONDS. 257pp paperback. Fine condition. Penguin 2012. isbn 9780143530107
Sequel to author's 'Eye On The Money', providing updated information with the intent of keeping the arms deal saga and the venality of the war business in clear view while showing that the international war business and the corruption it unleashes is totally out of control with every diamond a 'blood diamond'.
£10.00
#24274 Cross, C.R. & Haines, R.J. (Eds). TOWARDS FREEHOLD? Options For Land And Development In South Africa's Black Rural Areas. 405pp softcover 8vo. Owners signature ffep and one other tippexed out. covered protective film. eps tanned, contents clean,VG condition. Juta 1988. isbn 0702121231
Forty contributed academic papers deal with the question of tenure and point to deficiencies in state development planning initiatives both past and present. Intended as a handbook for workers in official and voluntary agencies this collection provides in-depth studies in a short format accessible to all. G. van der Wall, Towards A System Of Land Tenure In The National States. P.M. Zulu, The Inadaquacy Of Reform, Land And The Freedom Charter. Gideon Mashile, The Economic Environment Of Rural Land Policy And Planning In South Africa. Matthew Cobbet, The Land Question In A Post Apartheid South Africa, A Preliminary Assessment. Richard Heynes & C.R. Cross, An Historical Overview Of Land Policy And Tenure In South Africa's Black Areas. C.M.K. Seape, Land Problems Of Black Farmers And Their Implications For Development, The Barolong Case. Joanne Yawitch, Betterment As State Policy In South Africa. P.A. McAllister, The Impact Of Relocation In A Transkei Betterment Area. J.J. McCarthy, African Land Tenure As A Popular Issue And Power Relations In South African Urban And Peri-Urban Areas. Rob Evans, Black Land In White Natal, How To Set Up A Bureaucratic Impasse. Alan Mabin, Land Ownership And The Prospects For Land Reform In The Transvaal. Valerie Moller, Some Thoughts On Black Urbanisation After The Abolition Of Influx Control. Cecil Manona, Movement Into Town From A Rural Area, A Case Study In The Eastern Cape. Richard Haines & C.P.G. Tapscott, The Silence Of Poverty, Tribal Administration And Development In The Rural Transkei. Eleanor Preston-Whyte, Mission Land At Indaleni, What To Do With A Scarce Resource. Surplus People's Project, The Landord-Tenant Question On Black Freehold Land. Norman Bromberger, Cash-Cropping, Subsistance, And Grazing, Prospects For Land Tenure In KwaZulu. J.F. Van Der Merwe, The Present Crisis Of Organised Farming In South Africa. G. Lenta & G. Maasdorp, Limit Factors On Food Production In The Homelands. A.J. Gilbert, A Rural Community's Response To Sugar Cane Production. M.J. Roodt, Bophutatswana's State Farming Projects, Is Failure Inevitable? Mark Lyster, Agricultural Marketing In KwaZulu, Increasing Private Sector Involvment. Nick Vink, The Fallacy Of The Commons, Communal Grazing In Southern Africa. C.R. Cross, Credit, Mortgage, And Savings, What Does Rural Agriculture Need To Succeed? Andrew Beck, Land Tenure And Social Justice, An Outline Of The Situation In The Transkei. G. Barnes, Approaches To Land Tenure And Survey. M.Y.G.H. Margeot, Freehold In Black Areas, Structure, Requirements And Prospects. Leon Louw, Black Tenure Versus White Tenure In South Africa, The Impact On Development. S.A.J. Sibanyoni, A Report Submitted to KaNgwane After A Fact-Finding Trip To The Far East. Michael Cokwana, A Close Look At Tenure In Ciskei. Peter Moll, Transition To Freehold In The Reserves. Norman Bromberger, Introduction To The Land Tenure Debate From Reality. D.R. Tapson, Freehold Versus Leasehold In The Homelands. C.R. Cross, Freehold In The 'Homelands', What Are The Real Constraints? C.J. De Wet, Land Tenure, Local Government And Agricultural Development In The Ciskei. Leon Louw, Towards Resolving The New Confusion About Land. C.R. Cross, Informal Freehold And The Free Market, Reply To Louw. D.R. Tapson, Freehold Land Rights, Blind Alley In The Homelands, A Rejoinder. Leon Louw,Freehold Land Rights, Other Freedoms And The Future Of The Rural Poor (Rejoinder To Cross). Norman Bromberger, Afterword. Issues In Future Land Policy In South Africa's Black Reserves.
£20.00
#24251 Daniels, Glenda. FIGHT FOR DEMOCRACY. The ANC And Media In South Africa. 250pp softcover 8vo. A near Fine copy. Wits University Press 2012. isbn 9781868145683
A critical scrutiny of the ANC's treatment of the print media since the inception of democracy in 1994. The book challenges the ANC view that journalists are anti-transformation, that they take instruction from the owners of the media houses and that they are 'capitalist bastards' and 'enemies of the people'.
£10.00
#24302 Fox, William. & van Rooyen, Enslin. (Eds). THE QUEST FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT. 206pp softcover 8vo. No inscription. small soft crease to lower corner front wrap else VG++ condition. Juta 2004. isbn 9780702166310
Henry Wissink & Amy Melnyk. Globalisation, African Unity And A New Partnership For Africa's Development: Working Towards The Creation Of An Environment For Sustainable Development. N.J. Schoeman. Economic Growth And Development Constraints In Africa. P.A. Brynard & A.B. Stone. From The Rio To Johannesburg World Summits: On The Road To Policy Implementation. Sarah Hesse & Henry Wissink. Incorporating Indigenous Knowledge Systems Into The Field Of Development. William Fox. Ethics And Sustainable Development. Enslin van Rooyen. Facilitating Sustainable Rural Development. Lianne Malan. The Importance Of Intergovernmental Relations And Co-operative Government For Sustainable Development In South Africa. N. Holtzhausen. Sustainable Development: Community Participation. Mark Orange & Elson van Huysteen. The Inroads Of Sustainability Into Municipality Integrated Development Plans. K. Haycock. The Role Of Women In Sustainable Development. A.J. Antonites. Entrepreneurship And Development In South Africa. D. Burger. HIV/Aids And Development In South Africa.
£15.00
#24351 Lloyd, P.C. THE NEW ELITES OF TROPICAL AFRICA. Studies Presented And Discussed At The Sixth International African Seminar At The University Of Ibadan, Nigeria, July 1964. Dark maroon cloth boards. 390pp 8vo. No inscriptions. spine slightly faded hence a VG+ unread copy in G-VG only dustwrapper (dusty, faded around spine, no loss or tears). International African Institute / Oxford University Press 1966.
Papers include: Margaret Priestly. The Emergence Of An Elite: A Case Study Of A West Coast Family. K.E. De Graft-Johnson. The Evolution Of Elites In Ghana. M.F.N. Sougan Agblemagnon. Masses Et Elites En Afrique Noire: Le Cas Du Togo. Kenneth Little. Attitudes Towards Marriage And The Family Among Educated Young Sierra Leoneans. Barbara B. Lloyd. Education And Family Life In The Development Of Class Identification Among The Yoruba. M. Claude Tardits. Parente Et Classe Sociale A Porto-Novo, Dahomy. Gustav Jahoda. Social Aspirations, Magic And Witchcraft In Ghana: A Social Psychological Interpretation. C. Kumalo. African Elites In Industrial Bureaucracy. M.A. Hauser. L'Emergence De Cadres De Base Africains Dans L'Industrie. Madame D. Van Der Vaeren-Aguessy. Les Femmes Commercantes Au Detail Sur Les Marches Dakarois. J.C. Mitchell. Aspects Of Occupational Prestige In A Plural Society. A.D. Jones. Social Networks Of Farmers Among The Plateau Tonga Of Zambia. Philip Meyer. The Tribal Elite And The Transkeian Elections Of 1963. Donald N. Levine. Class Consciousness And Class Solidarity In The New Ethiopian Elites. P.C. lloyd. Class Consciousness Among The Yoruba. A.W. Southall. The Concept Of Elites And Their Formation In Uganda. P. Mercier. Elites Et Forces Politiques.
£20.00
#24254 Mashele, Prince. & Qobo, Mzukise. THE FALL OF THE ANC. What Next? 228pp paperback 8vo. Top edge spotted. VG+ condition. Picador 2014. isbn 9781770103146
Authors conclude that political governance has collapsed, scandals of corruption, evidence of nepotism, rampant provincial maladministration, incompetence in public offices, and a general decline in the quality of leadership are there for all to see. They seek to answer where will this all lead and offer various scenarios.
£12.00
#24253 Trewhela, Paul. INSIDE QUATRO. Uncovering The Exile History Of The ANC And Swapo. 242pp paperback. Top edge spotted,spine creased. G+ condition. Jacana (2009). isbn 9781770097766
Uncovers the exile history of the ANC & SWAPO that both would prefer to forget. A first-hand account of the ANC's Quatro prison camp as well as the mutiny in Umkhonto weSizwe (MK) in Angola 1984 and an analysis of the death in exile of the MK cadre Thami Thulu.
£10.00
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PALAEONTOLOGY

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#24349 Broom, R. & Schepers, G.W.H. THE SOUTH AFRICAN FOSSIL APE-MEN. THE AUSTRALOPITHECINAE Transvaal Museum Memoir No.2. Blue cloth boards. 272pp illustrated plates. 4to. errata slip. Owners inscription. various items tipped-in to front including newspaper cutting re 'Mrs Ples'. ff tanned, some underlining on a couple of pages only else contents unmarked. wear to spine, overall a G+ sound clean copy. Transvaal Museum, Pretoria 1946.
Preface by J.C. Smuts.
£100.00
#24306 Hilton-Barber, Brett. & Berger, Lee R. THE OFFICIAL FIELD GUIDE TO THE CRADLE OF HUMANKIND. Sterkfontein, Swartkrans, Kromdraai & Environs World Heritage Site. Printed wraps. 212pp illustrated small 4to. No inscriptions. Fine condition. Struik. Cape Town 2002. isbn 9781868727391
Describes the palaeontological puzzle showing how it all fits together and evokes the world in which our ancestors lived, making it come alive in an accessible format. Well illustrated. Includes separate foldup 'Our Ancestors Map' as published by Mail & Guardian (nd).
£30.00
#24283 Johanson, Donald. & Shreeve, James. LUCY'S CHILD. The Discovery Of A Human Ancestor. Blue cloth boards. 318pp illustrated 8vo. Owners signature ffep. eps & edges lightly spotted, hence VG+ condition in dustwrapper (spine fading and spotted internally, no loss, chips, or tears). a smart looking copy. Viking 1990 1st edition (and printing) thus. isbn 9780670833665
Firsthand account of a discovery that generates new insights into our beginnings, synthesising research for a popular audience and borrowing form modern scientific disciplines to generate new insights.
£12.00
#24247 Phillipson, D.W. THE LATER PREHISTORY OF EASTERN AND SOUTHERN AFRICA. 323pp illustrated softcover 8vo. Owners signature ffep. VG condition. Heinemann 1977. isbn 0435947516
Sources used are primarily archaeological although much use is made of linguistic and ethnographic data, oral traditions and written records. Summarises present knowledge of the area during the last 20,000 years up to the time when recorded history takes over.
£15.00
#24320 Tobias, Phillip V. IMAGES OF HUMANITY. The Selected Writings Of Phillip V. Tobias. Grey cloth boards. 431pp illustrated 8vo. Owners signature ffep. a VG+ copy in dustwrapper (no loss, chips, or tears). Ashanti. Rivonia 1991 1st edition. isbn 9781874800231
Includes a comprehensive bibliography of all published works. 37 selected writings published in full.
£20.00
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ZIMBABWE & ZAMBIA (The Rhodesias, Nyasaland, the Federation)

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#24323 Reynolds, Barrie. MAGIC, DIVINATION AND WITCHCRAFT AMONG THE BAROTSE OF NORTHERN RHODESIA. Blue cloth boards. 181pp illustrated 8vo. Owners inscription and stamps. ink underlining / annotations to a greater or lesser extent on approximately 75pp. a sound clean outwardly G++ reading copy in dustwrapper. Robins Series No.3. Chatto & Windus 1963.
In 1956 there was a significant increase in the number of witchcraft cases brought before the courts in Barotseland. The author visited the area and examined material confiscated in over 1200 cases later making a detailed study of Barotse magical beliefs and practices. Discusses differences in practice and belief of the various tribes and how they were influenced by contact with the Western world. Extensively illustrated.
£20.00
#24250 Werbner, Richard. TEARS OF THE DEAD. The Social Biography Of An African Family. 211pp softcover 8vo. Owners signature ffep. contents unmarked, VG+ condition. International African Library No.9. International African Institute / Edinburgh University Press (1991). isbn 9780748603312
A social biography spanning 100 years of family history in western Zimbabwe. Tells the life history of several generations of Kalanga men and women in a single extended family as they struggle with large-scale eviction, displacement from home, imposed resettlement, guerilla warfare, and food blockades.
£20.00
#24190 Worthington, Frank. CHIROMO THE WITCH DOCTOR And Other Rhodesian Studies. Red cloth boards. 235pp 8vo. Ex library, still a clean sound copy. Field Press. nd. early 1920s.
Twenty-five stories from early colonial days set in North Eastern Rhodesia.
£25.00
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SOCIOLOGY

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#24317 Akenson, Donald Harman. OCCASIONAL PAPERS ON THE IRISH IN SOUTH AFRICA. Printed wraps, 101pp. Gift inscription else a Fine unread copy in matching dustwrapper. Occasional Paper No.32. Institute of Social & Economic Research, Rhodes University, 1991. isbn 0868102075
Includes the first demographic estimate of the size and primary characteristics of the South African Irish as an ethnic body. Author writes extensively on the Irish diaspora.
£30.00
#24296 Freund, Bill. INSIDERS AND OUTSIDERS. The Indian Working Class Of Durban 1910-1990. 133pp illustrated softcover. Owners signature ffep. VG+ condition. University of Natal Press 1989. isbn 9780869809082
Relates the history of the group to the changing nature of South African capitalism to the 20thC. Originally brought to South Africa as indentured labour the Indian people moved to Durban becoming integrated into the urban economy.
£20.00
#24294 Harrison, Philip., Huchzermeyer, Marie., & Mayekiso, Mzwanele. (Eds). CONFRONTING FRAGMENTATION. Housing And Urban Develoment In A Democratising Society. 300pp softcover 8vo. No inscriptions. a Fine copy. University of Cape Town Press 2003. isbn 9781919713731
The fragmentation of South Africa's cities persists even after the demise of apartheid. New forms of segregation are emerging. An analytical perspective on the problems of fragmentation particularly to the provision of urban shelter.
£20.00
#24319 Streak, Michael. THE AFRIKANER As Viewed By The English 1795-1854. 231pp 8vo. No inscription. top edge spotted & eps tanned. contents excellent. VG+ in dustwrapper (lightly spotted on spine, but no tears, chips, or loss). fairly attractive copy. Struik 1974. isbn 086977039X
Traces the relationship of the English with the Afrikaner over this period and provides the basis upon which the Englishman, both in South Africa and in Britain, arrived at his conclusions. Looks at division among the English as to their opinions, and deduces that the relationship of the English with the Afrikaner was the conflict between liberalism and conservatism.
£20.00
#24325 Van Onselen, Charles. STUDIES IN THE SOCIAL AND ECONOMIC HISTORY OF THE WITWATERSRAND 1886-1914. Vol.1 New Babylon & Vol.2 New Nineveh. Printed wraps. 213pp + 220pp softcovers. 8vo Owners signature ffep both volumes. Vol.1 VG+ (probably unread), Vol.2 wraps a little creased & some page-corners folded, eps spotted, hence VG condition. Ravan Press. Johannesburg 1982. Vol.1 isbn 0869752103 isbn 0869752111
This history deals with human consequences of the political and economic changes of this period and chronicles the struggles of people seeking dignity and security within a capitalist world over which they had no control. The first volume deals mainly with the liquor sellers, the prostitutes and the cab drivers, while the second is concerned with the domestic servants who serviced the needs of the white middle class.
£40.00
#24313 Van Onselen, Charles. THE SEED IS MINE. The Life Of Kas Maine, A South African Sharecropper 1894-1985. 649pp softcover. 8vo. Covered protective film, with the Sunday Times 'Alan Paton Award Winner' sticker trapped beneath. Tippexed-out inscription with another on top. contents excellent, overall G++. Hill and Wang. New York 1st thus. Publisher's name overlaid with label from local publisher, David Philip. isbn 0809015943
A social history that in the wider view documents the effects of apartheid policies as shown within the fabric of the entire life of one person whom the author has painstakingly researched through years of interviews.
£20.00
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NAMIBIA ((German) South West Africa)

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#24297 Gordon, Robert, J. MINES, MASTERS AND MIGRANTS. Life In A Namibian Compound. 276pp paperback. Owners signature ffep. a VG copy. Ravan 1977. isbn 0869750615
Describes the life of migrant workers in a mine compound, the measures taken to cope with an alien environment, the relations between black and white on the mine, and the underlying economic pressures fuelling the system of migrant labour.
£15.00
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WEST AFRICA

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#24201 Nadel, S.F. A BLACK BYZANTIUM. The Kingdom Of Nupe In Nigeria. Navy cloth boards. 420pp illustrated 8vo. Owners inscription ffep. top edge dusty, prelims and some end pages show damp mark top corner else contents clean and unmarked. overall thus G++ condition in Good dustwrapper (closed tear at rear, dusty & tanned, shows damp storage internally). both maps present and in excellent condition with no tears and no stains. despite listed faults presents as a decent copy. International African Institute / Oxford University Press 1st edition 1965 reprint.
An exhaustive treatise on the Nupe of northern Nigeria, the first such detailed study of a Muslim Emirate in Nigeria. Deals with environment, women, social, economic, agriculture, trade & industry, labour, education, and political aspects.
£40.00


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M. Mint. F. Fine.
VG. Very Good. G. Good.
annots. annotations. bds. boards.
col. cold. colour(ed). d/w dust-wrapper.
eps endpapers. ff. leaves.
f(f)eps front (free) endpapers. fox. foxed.
illus. illustrated. o/w otherwise.
pp. pages. sl. slight.
sm. small. sp. spine
u/l underlining v. very.



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