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Maverick Africans: The Shaping of the Afrikaners

Hermann Giliomee, Maverick Africans: The Shaping of the Afrikaners (Tafelberg, 2020) HERMANN Giliomee deploys the acute observation that nations…

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The Murder of Ahmed Timol

Imtiaz A. Cajee, The Murder of Ahmed Timol: My Search for the Truth (Johannesburg: Jacana, 2020) AN inquest in…

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War Party: How the ANC’s Political Killings are Breaking South Africa

Greg Ardé, War Party: How the ANC’s Political Killings are Breaking South Africa (Cape Town: Tafelberg, 2020) ORGANISED crime…

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Death Flight

Michael Schmidt, Death Flight: Apartheid’s Secret Doctrine of Disappearance (Cape Town: Tafelberg, 2020) PARKED at an East Rand airport…

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The Berlin Shadow

Jonathan Lichtenstein, The Berlin Shadow: Living with the Ghosts of the Kindertransport (London: Scribner, 2020) HANS Eugen…

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The Terrorist Album: Apartheid’s Insurgents, Collaborators, and the Security Police

Jacob Dlamini, The Terrorist Album: Apartheid’s Insurgents, Collaborators, and the Security Police (Cambridge, Mass: Harvard University Press, 2020)…

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Unspeakable: The Autobiography

John Bercow, Unspeakable: The Autobiography (London:Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 2020)   THE FORMER Speaker of the House of…

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Undeniable: Memoir of a Covert War

Philippa Garson, Undeniable: Memoir of a Covert War (Jacana, 2020)   A CONSTANT presence in this book is the…

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Advantage Play: Technologies that Changed Sporting History

Steve Haake, Advantage Play: Technologies that Changed Sporting History (Arena Sport, 2018)   PHYSICS and materials science meet sport…

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