Books tagged: apartheid

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Ukhozi Olumaphiko
Price: $3.39 USD. Words: 47,150. Language: Xhosa. Published: September 19, 2017 by Via Afrika. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
He pulled off the van and left behind, and when I was in jail, he was very sick, and I said, "Because I did not care for them, I turned around and looked up." If I had not been a sack, I would have lost a dog that could fly to the top. When I was crying out, leave, then say the dog's two dogs before, stop the bark of the dog that ended up knocking. '
Ibhudango Lami
Price: $3.51 USD. Words: 14,580. Language: Transvaal Ndebele. Published: September 11, 2017 by Via Afrika. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » African
Imdlalo okhuluma ngobudisi besakhamusi seplasi kaVenter, uTjhili. Ukulimala kwakhe uTjhili kubanga bona indodanakhe ilise isikolo iyokusebenza iplasi. Ngebanga lepatho embi eplasini, yaphetha sele yeqe inarha yeSewula Afrika. Ngaphakathi kwencwadi kukhona godu umlando omfitjhani womtloli, isingeniso, imibuzo neempendulo, idlhozari kanye nerherho lesilululwazi.
Thwala
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 126,100. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Alternative history
THWALA - the abduction and forced marriage of a young girl to an older man in South African tribal custom... But could it also be a metaphor for the way in which colonialists took possession of the virgin nations of Africa, lusting after the mineral gifts of the soil, the possession of pristine countryside and innocent souls to be exploited in their quest for power?
Coloured Diaries: Experiences of an Eastern Cape 'Mixed-Breed'
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,740. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2017. Categories: Essay » Political
This, is an autobiographical interrogation of the meaning of identity through the prism of growing up in Apartheid South Africa.
Homelands: A Memoir
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 56,510. Language: American English. Published: January 11, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Mormonism, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
At age 19, Neal Moore, a drug-addled sixth-generation Mormon, bids farewell to his cancer-stricken mother and grants her dying wish: to become a missionary. Accepting an assignment to the South Africa Cape Town Mission, Elder Moore goes from the comfortable, upper-class suburbs of his native Los Angeles into a nation emerging, sometimes violently, from the strictures of racial apartheid.
In The Name Of God: Defending Apartheid
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 171,290. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
A frank and outspoken coming-of-age memoir, In The Name Of God is the author's exploration of the role he played in defending Apartheid. As the reluctant disciple of an unholy cause, he negotiates his way through Infantry School and beyond, wrestling with life and love along the way. Please note: This book does not sanction Apartheid ― read it and see for yourself!
Nelson Mandela - Celebrity Biographies
Series: Biographies of Famous People. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,760. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Presidents & heads of state, Nonfiction » Law » Civil rights
Nelson Mandela was born on July 18, 1918 in a small South African village. His father, a tribal chief, gave his son the name Rolihlahla. At the age of 7, he began his British education, and his teacher gave him the name Nelson. When his father died, Nelson was sent to live with the leader of the Thembu people. For more interesting facts you must read his biography.
Revisiting South Africa's Nuclear Weapons Program
Price: Free! Words: 81,520. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Arms control, Nonfiction » History » Military
Revisiting South Africa's Nuclear Weapons Program draws on previously secret information to provide the first comprehensive, technically-oriented look at South Africa’s nuclear weapons program; how it grew, evolved, and ended. It also finds lessons for today’s nuclear proliferation cases.
Thandi - A Story of Hope
You set the price! Words: 5,420. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Short stories
An pair of American ladies get lost in the rural Eastern Cape of South Africa. They get help from a young local girl, who besides guiding them to their destination, explains her perspective of life in the post-Apartheid society. Her story both shocks them and touches their hearts. The day becomes a turning point in all their lives, expanding their horizons and opening new doors.
The South African Story - 3rd Edition
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 134,290. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » History » Africa
Ron McGregor is one of South Africa's most experienced tour guides. The South African Story - 3rd Edition is a collection of his commentaries, delivered in Ron's inimitable raconteurial style. For those who want a deeper understanding of the country they are visiting - but don't want to invest in a library - this is the single book that has it all.