The Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC)

Found 56 titles
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Raymond Mhlaba's Personal Memoirs
Reminiscing from Rwanda and Uganda

First to defy the apartheid laws in the Defiance Campaign, Raymond Mhlaba's life story details how, as a Rivonia treason trialist, he spent over 20 years in prison with Nelson Mandela. He later became the first premier of the Eastern Cape Province and served as Ambassador to Uganda and Rwanda.

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Format : 150mm x 210mm
Pages : 210
ISBN 10 : 0-7969-1974-7
ISBN 13 : 978-07969-1974-8
Publish Year : 2001
Price R 242.00
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Representation & Reality
Portraits of women's lives in the Western Cape 1948 - 1976

Drawing on the personal narratives of women from across the political spectrum in the Western Cape, this book presents an unusual and regional perspective on the political history of South African women.

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Format : 210mm x 148mm
Pages : 344
ISBN 10 : 0-7969-2181-4
ISBN 13 : 978-07969-2181-9
Publish Year : 2007
Price R 308.00
Rethinking  Reconciliation

Rethinking reconciliation
Evidence from South Africa

South Africa's first democratic elections in 1994 heralded the end of more than forty years of apartheid. The Government of National Unity started the process of bringing together this deeply divided society principally through the establishment of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC).

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Format : 240mm x 168mm
Pages : 384
ISBN 13 : 978-0-7969-2554-1
Publish Year : March 2017
Rights : World Rights
Price R 350.00
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South African foreign policy review volume 4
Ramaphosa and a new dawn for South African foreign policy

President Cyril Ramaphosa’s notion of a New Dawn as the clarion call for his presidency is yet to manifest fully in South Africa’s foreign policy. However, some changes are already indicating a departure from the Zuma era’s foreign policy.

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Format : 240mm x 168mm (Soft Cover)
Pages : 416
ISBN 13 : 978-0-7983-0536-5
Publish Year : September 2022
Rights : World Rights
Price R R650.00
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Spirals of Suffering
Public violence and children

This comprehensive report tracks the effects of apartheid policy on the lives of black and white South Africans, with particular attention to state brutality, 'grand' apartheid and resistance politics. It includes an overview of the findings of the Goldstone Commission of Inquiry into the Effects of Public Violence on Children.

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Format : 113mm x 159mm
Pages : 344
ISBN 10 : 0-7969-1806-6
ISBN 13 : 978-07969-1806-2
Publish Year : 1997
Price R 290.00
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The Subtle Power of Intangible Heritage
Legal and financial instruments for safeguarding intangible heritage

This research monograph defines 'intangible heritage' as oral traditions, memories, traditional arts and rituals, languages and knowledge systems. It reviews the international legislative and financial tools to manage heritage resources and makes recommendations for safeguarding the intellectual property of communities.

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Format : 210mm x 280mm
Pages : 80
ISBN 10 : 0-7969-2074-5
ISBN 13 : 978-07969-2074-4
Publish Year : 2004
Price R 125.00
The Congress Movement  Vol 1

The Congress Movement: Volume 1
ICU, ANC, CP and Congress Alliance

Author Sylvia Neames study of the development of the national liberation movement in South Africa is in stark contrast to the frequent depictions of the history of the ANC by leading academics as fragmented, fractured and discontinuous. Not only does her analyses disprove the belief that the ANCs development has been episodic, several of the conclusions drawn point to its essential inner coherence.

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Format : 245mm x 175mm (Hard Cover)
Pages : 688
ISBN 13 : 978-0-7969-2486-5
Publish Year : March 2015
Rights : World Rights
Price R 490.00
The Congress Movement Vol2

The Congress Movement: Volume 2
ICU, ANC, CP and Congress Alliance

Author Sylvia Neames study of the development of the national liberation movement in South Africa is in stark contrast to the frequent depictions of the history of the ANC by leading academics as fragmented, fractured and discontinuous. Not only does her analyses disprove the belief that the ANCs development has been episodic, several of the conclusions drawn point to its essential inner coherence.

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Format : 245mm x 175mm (Hard Cover)
Pages : 672
ISBN 13 : 978-0-7969-2487-2
Publish Year : March 2015
Rights : World Rights
Price R 490.00
The  Congress  Movement  Vol3

The Congress Movement: Volume 3
ICU, ANC, CP and Congress Alliance

Author Sylvia Neames study of the development of the national liberation movement in South Africa is in stark contrast to the frequent depictions of the history of the ANC by leading academics as fragmented, fractured and discontinuous. Not only does her analyses disprove the belief that the ANCs development has been episodic, several of the conclusions drawn point to its essential inner coherence.

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Format : 245mm x 175mm (Hard Cover)
Pages : 688
ISBN 13 : 978-0-7969-2488-9
Publish Year : March 2015
Rights : World Rights
Price R 490.00
The Other Side Of  Freedom

The other side of Freedom:
Stories of hope and loss in the South African liberation Struggle, 1950-1994

After more than twenty years of democracy in South Africa, the history of the liberation struggle is losing relevance in the national consciousness as the country grapples with the pressing challenges of poverty, inequality and unemployment.

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Format : 240mm x 168mm
Pages : 308
ISBN 13 : 978-0-7969-2557-2
Publish Year : February 2017
Rights : World Rights
Price R 250.00
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The Theatre of Violence: Narratives of protagonists in the South African conflict

This profound and deeply compassionate study aims to reach into the complexities of political violence in South Africa between 1960 and 1994, and to expand our understanding of the patterns of conflict that almost drew South Africans into a vortex of total disintegration during the apartheid era.

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Format : 168mm x 240mm
Pages : 376
ISBN 10 : 0-7969-2095-8
ISBN 13 : 978-07969-2095-9
Publish Year : 2005
Price R 242.00
Volchris Hani

Voices of liberation
Chris Hani

The Voices of Liberation series celebrates the lives and writings of South African and African liberation activists and heroes. The human, social and literary contexts presented in this series have a critical resonance and bearing on where we come from, who we are and how we can choose to shape our destiny.

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Format : 210mm x 148mm
Pages : 224
ISBN 13 : 978-0-7969-2443-8
Publish Year : February 2014
Rights : World Rights
Price R 270.00