University Of KwaZulu-Natal Press

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University of KwaZulu-Natal Press (South Africa) is a long established press with a wide variety of publications. They publish books in the fields of History, Literary Criticism, and Poetry and Fiction. They have also branched out to cover Politics, Social Policy, and Economics with books that address contemporary issues which resonate globally.

  • 'This Matter of Women is Getting Very Bad'

    'This Matter of Women is Getting Very Bad'

    Gender, Development and Politics in Colonial Lesotho

    By Marc Epprecht

    Exploring the historiography of the four decades prior to Lesotho's independence in 1966, this book highlights neglected Basotho women's voices, including those of nuns, politicians, chiefs, prostitutes, runaways and homemakers, thereby providing a challenge to the models of development, politics and...

    Paper - 9780869809532 - $ 39.95

  • (D)urban Vortex

    (D)urban Vortex

    South African City in Transition

    Edited by: Vishnu Padayachee, Bill Freund

    Durban is a remarkable place in which to test propositions about the significance of the city and the significance of change. New urban literature tends to divide very sharply between the problems faced by cities with major resources at...

    Paper - 9781869140137 - $ 34.95

  • A Daughter's Legacy

    A Daughter's Legacy

    By Pamphilia Hlapa

    ...what I know and what I have seen, I will tell. Things did happen to me and to other girls right in front of me. By silencing me, you let it happen to me and others, but I cannot let it happen to the daughters of the...

    Paper - 9781869140854 - $ 18.95

  • A Handbook of Minerals Under the Microscope

    A Handbook of Minerals Under the Microscope

    By E.P. Saggerson

    64 pages

    Publication Date: 12/1/1986
    Format: Spiral/Wiro/Comb
    ISBN: 9780869805121

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    Spiral/Wiro/Comb - 9780869805121 - $ 15.95

  • A History of Inequality in South Africa 1652-2002

    A History of Inequality in South Africa 1652-2002

    By Sampie Terreblanche

    In this major work - which took eight years to complete - Professor Sampie Terreblanche, a well-known Afrikaner academic of the University of Stellenbosch, provides an analysis of economic relations in South Africa. First, the book analyzes the work of numerous historians on inequality and exploitation in...

    Paper - 9781869140229 - $ 44.95

  • A Man Who is Not a Man

    A Man Who is Not a Man

    By Thando Mgqolozana

    In South Africa, the controversial topic of botched traditional circumcisions has been very much in the news of late. A Man Who Is Not A Man recounts the personal trauma of a young Xhosa initiate after a rite-of-passage circumcision has gone wrong. With frankness and courage, author...

    Paper - 9781869141769 - $ 28.00

  • A Nation without Guns?

    A Nation without Guns?

    The Story of Gun Free South Africa

    By Adele Kirsten

    After successfully negotiating the political transition in South Africa, one of the greatest challenges that faced the new democracy was the proliferation of firearms and the high levels of violent crime associated with this. Gun deaths and injuries rocketed out of...

    Paper - 9781869141356 - $ 38.95

  • A New Scramble for Africa?

    A New Scramble for Africa?

    Imperialism, Investment and Development

    Edited by: Henning Melber, Roger Southall

    Dramatically escalating prices of raw materials - driven by rapid industrialization in China and other countries of the global South, as well as by looming world shortages - had, for the few years preceding the financial meltdown and global recession...

    Paper - 9781869141714 - $ 49.00

  • A Paradox of Victory

    A Paradox of Victory

    COSATU and the Democratic Transformation in South Africa

    By Sakhela Buhlungu

    The Congress of South African Trade Unions (COSATU) emerged from the anti-apartheid struggle as the largest and most powerful union federation in South Africa. Its member unions were spectacularly successful in organization building, and their power and influence was felt...

    Paper - 9781869141875 - $ 49.95

  • A Report on Ubuntu

    A Report on Ubuntu

    By Leonhard Praeg

    Twenty years after the end of apartheid rule, the claim that democratic South Africa is founded on the 'spirit of law' (nomos) of our shared humanity is questionable, to say the least. Some would argue that all talk of Ubuntu (or African humanism) should be dismissed as...

    Paper - 9781869142568 - $ 37.00