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  • EMPIRE SETTINGS. by Schmahmann, David.
    Schmahmann, David.
    EMPIRE SETTINGS.

    Edition: First printing.

    Buffalo, New York: White Pine Press, (2001) dj. Hardcover first edition - The first novel by this South African born writer, set (in large part) in South Africa during the years of apartheid. 327 pp. ISBN: 1893996166.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 58147
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  • PROMISED LAND. by Schoeman, Karl.
    Schoeman, Karl.
    PROMISED LAND.

    Edition: First thus.

    New York: Summit Books, (1987) dj. Hardcover first edition - The first novel by this award-winning Afrikaans writer to be published in English. Originally published in 1978, this was reissued because changing circumstances in South Africa made it even more relevant - it presents a picture of South Africa in what was then 20 or 30 years in the future, with the former privileged ruling class of whites barely managing to survive - a warning of the consequences of apartheid (or of any misrule). Graham Greene described this novel as "a South African 1984" Translated by Marion V. Freedman. 205 pp. ISBN: 0-671-644254.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 63776
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  • Scott, Nathaniel
    CHOKING VINE

    Edition: First printing.

    Sacramento, CA: Wooden Angel Press, 1987. First edition - Poetry chapbook by this African American author on the repercussions of apartheid and the situation in South Africa. Cover woodcut by D. Woodard. Glossary, selected bibliography.

    Condition: Near fine in stapled glossy wrappers.

    Book ID: 9041
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  • TIES OF BLOOD. by Slovo, Gillian.
    Slovo, Gillian.
    TIES OF BLOOD.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Morrow, (1990.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Novel set in South Africa by the daughter of exiled anti-apartheid activists Joe Slovo and Ruth First, the story of four generations of two families, one white and one black, united in their struggle against apartheid, and written after Slovo's mother was assassinated by a letter bomb in Mozambique. 574 pp. . ISBN: 0-688-089259.

    Condition: Fine in a very near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 46522
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  • YOUNG MANDELA. by Smith, David James.
    Smith, David James.
    YOUNG MANDELA.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York & Boston: Little Brown, (2010) dj. Hardcover first edition - "The Revolutionary Years." Set in South Africa in the early 1960s, during the years of apartheid, this is a portrait of Mandela as "a committed revolutionary who left his family behind to live on the run, adopting false names and disguises and organizing the first strikes to overthrow the apartheid state" Photographs. Timeline, notes, selected bibliography, index. 405 pp. ISBN: 978-0316035484.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket (a new copy.)

    Book ID: 66331
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  • THROUGH MALAN'S AFRICA. by St. John, Robert.
    St. John, Robert.
    THROUGH MALAN'S AFRICA.

    Edition: Hardcover.

    Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1954. dj. Hardcover - A first hand look at the explosive racial situation in South Africa at the height of apartheid - and also a book that discusses the hope which can arise from the young liberal leaders - such as Manilal Gandhi, Alan Paton, Luthuli and others. Index. 317 pp. Map endpapers.

    Condition: Very good in very good dust jacket (some chipping to the ends of the spine of the dj.)

    Book ID: 48965
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  • THROUGH MALAN'S AFRICA. by St. John, Robert.
    St. John, Robert.
    THROUGH MALAN'S AFRICA.

    Edition: First printing.

    Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1954. dj. Hardcover first edition - A "first hand report on the most explosive racial situation in the world" - one which traces the course of Afrikaner D. F. Malan's National Government in South Africa to its dictatorial powers. Includes interviews with liberal leaders, including Manilal Gandhi, Alan Paton, Luthuli, and young intellectuals. Index. 317 pp. Map endpapers.

    Condition: Very good in a good only dust jacket(price-clipped, some chipping to ends of spine).

    Book ID: 73159
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  • jANUARY SUN: One Day, Three Lives, A South African Town. by Stengel, Richard.
    Stengel, Richard.
    jANUARY SUN: One Day, Three Lives, A South African Town.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Simon & Schuster, (1990) dj. Hardcover first edition - The author's first book, one which takes us below the surface to look at the lives of three men in the small town of Brits in the Western Transvaal, South Africa -a white Afrikaaner vet, a black taxi driver and a young Indian shopkeeper. Includes an afterword which updates the situation of these three men in 1989. Map. 222 pp. ISBN: 0-671645935.

    Condition: Very good in very good dust jacket (some discoloration to the black cloth spine, price-clipped)

    Book ID: 69991
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