Auszüge aus der Literatur Namibias und Südafrikas

In dieser Rubrik möchten wir Ihnen nicht nur den Reiz antiquarischer Literatur mit geeigneten Auszügen vermitteln sondern Ihnen auch einen großen Teil der zur Zeit regulär verfügbaren modernen Bücher über das südliche Afrika, auf diese Weise näherbringen.

The Bulb Book. A South African Gardener's Guide, by Charles Barnhoorn. ISBN 9781920289768 / ISBN 978-1-920289-76-8

The Bulb Book. A South African Gardener's Guide, by Charles Barnhoorn

Charles Barnhoorn's book, The Bulb Book: A South African Gardener's Guide, provides all the information that any gardener needs to be able to grow an exciting range of bulbs...Details

The Cape Floral Kingdom, by Colin Paterson-Jones

The Cape Floral Kingdom, by Colin Paterson-Jones

Introduction by Colin Paterson-Jones: The Cape Floral Kingdom is one of the world's most precious natural assets. So special is the floral wealth on the southern tip of...Details

The Cape Malay Cookbook, by Faldela Williams.

The Cape Malay Cookbook, by Faldela Williams

The Cape Malay Cookbook, written by Faldela Williams, is a practical guide made to enable anyone to cook and bake authentic Cape Malay food.Details

The Club, by Edyth Bulbring. ISBN 9781868423125 / ISBN 978-1-86842-312-5

The Club, by Edyth Bulbring

With wonderfully drawn characters and a riveting plot, Edyth Bulbring, in her novel The Club, paints an extraordinary and often chilling portrait of the life of the young...Details

The Colonising Camera, by Wolfram Hartmann, Jeremy Silvester and Patricia Hayes. University of Cape Town Press; Out of Afrika; Ohio University Press, 1998. (ISBN 1919713220 / ISBN 9991621407 / ISBN 0821412612)

The Colonising Camera, by Wolfram Hartmann, Jeremy Silvester and Patricia Hayes

'The Colonising Camera' is groundbreaking and unique in several respects. First of all, it focuses on the history of visual representation in what is now the country of...Details

The Communistisation of the ANC, by Gerard Ludi. ISBN 9781919854458 / ISBN 978-1-919854-45-8

The Communistisation of the ANC, by Gerard Ludi.

Gerard Ludi was recruited by South African Intelligence to infiltrate the Communist Party which had gone underground after it was banned in 1950. The Communistisation of the...Details

This is an extract from the book: The Complete South African Fish and Seafood Cookbook, by Alicia Wilkinson.

The Complete South African Fish and Seafood Cookbook, by Alicia Wilkinson

Amazing variety of food from the sea: South Africans are able to enjoy, I have often wondered at the relatively small number of books dealing with the subject.Details

The Cookbook, by Michael Broughton. Random House Struik Lifestyle. Cape Town, South Africa 2014. ISBN 9781432302559 / ISBN 978-1-4323-0255-9

The Cookbook, by Michael Broughton

"Terroir: The Cookbook" is a culmination of Michael Broughton’s techniques and skills that he has acquired over the years, a collection of recipes that are authentic and true...Details

The Covert War. Koevoet Operations in Namibia 1979-1989, by Peter Stiff. Publisher: Galago, Cape Town, South Africa 2004. ISBN 1919854029 / ISBN 1-919854-02-9 / ISBN 9781919854021 / ISBN 978-1-919854-02-1

The Covert War. Koevoet Operations in Namibia 1979-1989, by Peter Stiff

From his book 'The covert war', Peter Stiff describes the Koevoet operations in northern Namibia. The following text is taken from the chapter 'Owamboland 1982'.Details

The Devil in the Detail, by Paul Holden and Hennie van Vuuren. ISBN 9781868423675 / ISBN 978-1-86842-367-5

The Devil in the Detail, by Paul Holden and Hennie van Vuuren

Along with researcher Paul Holden, Hennie van Vuuren co-authored The Devil in the Detail, a book on the recent South African Arms Deal. The ‘Arms Deal’ was never a single...Details

The Dictionary of Southern African Place Names, by Peter E. Raper, Lucie A. Möller and Theodorus du Plessis. Jonathan Ball Publishers. 4th edition. Johannesburg; Cape Town, South Africa 2014. ISBN 9781868425495 / ISBN 978-1-868425-49-5

The Dictionary of Southern African Place Names, by Peter E. Raper, Lucie A. Möller and Theodorus du Plessis

The publication of this Dictionary of Southern African Place Names was encouraged by the enthusiasm with which the first three editions were received, and necessitated by the...Details

The Dictionary of South African Painters and Sculptors. Including Namibia, by Grania Ogilvie and Carol Graff.

The Dictionary of South African Painters and Sculptors. Including Namibia, by Grania Ogilvie and Carol Graff.

The Dictionary of South African Painters and Sculptors has been compiled by Grania Ogilvie and Carol Graff to provide the most up-to-date and comprehensive survey of its kind.Details

The Dragonflies and Damselflies of South Africa, by Michael Samways. ISBN 9789546423306 / ISBN 978-954-642-330-6

The Dragonflies and Damselflies of South Africa, by Michael Samways

The Dragonflies and Damselflies of South Africa by Michael Samways provides rapid guidelines and definitive keys and drawings.Details

The Effective Cross-Cultural Manager, by Shepherd Shonhiwa.

The Effective Cross-Cultural Manager, by Shepherd Shonhiwa

The Effective Cross-Cultural Manager by Shepherd Shonhiwa is not a management textbook, but rather a user-friendly primer on the topic of adaptable managerial behaviour and...Details

The Equestrian Monument (Reiterdenkmal) 1912-2014, by Gunter von Schumann and Gordon McGregor. Kuiseb Publishers - Namibia Scientific Society. Windhoek, Namibia 2014. ISBN 9789994576265 / ISBN 978-99945-76-26-5

The Equestrian Monument (Reiterdenkmal) 1912-2014, by Gunter von Schumann and Gordon McGregor

Gunter von Schumann and Gordon McGregor, both Namibian citicens and members of the Namibia Scientific Society, have compiled this collection of time snippets on the famous...Details

The Fiercest Heart, by Stuart Cloete. Fontana Books

The Fiercest Heart, by Stuart Cloete

In his South Africa novel, The Fiercest Heart, Stuart Cloete tells the story of a trekking Boer familiy during the early 19th century.Details

The First World War in Namibia August 1914 - July 1915, by Gordon McGregor and Mannfred Goldbeck. Gondwana Publishers. Windhoek, Namibia 2014. ISBN 9789991689647 / ISBN 978-99916-896-4-7

The First World War in Namibia August 1914 - July 1915, by Gordon McGregor and Mannfred Goldbeck

You may be wondering why Gordon McGregor and Mannfred Goldbeck have produced this book marking the hundredth anniversary of The First World War in Namibia August 1914 - July...Details

The Folly, by Ivan Vladislavic. Random House Struik Umuzi. Cape Town, South Africa 2014. ISBN 9781415205525 / ISBN 978-1-4152-0552-5

The Folly, by Ivan Vladislavic

When Ivan Vladislavic's "The Folly" first appeared in South Africa it was read as an evocative allegory on the rise and fall of apartheid. Twenty years on, this remarkably...Details

The Free Diary of Albie Sachs, by Albie Sachs. ISBN 9780958446853 / ISBN 978-0-9584468-5-3

The Free Diary of Albie Sachs, by Albie Sachs

The Free Diary of Albie Sachs is a well-crafted work that confirms Sachs’s status as a seasoned author who can brilliantly narrate aspects of life, calamity and joy alike.Details

The French Affair: Tables of Love, by Jan Hendrik van der Westhuizen. Random House Struik Lifestyle. Cape Town, South Africa 2013. ISBN 9781432301972 / ISBN 978-1-4323-0197-2

The French Affair: Tables of Love, by Jan Hendrik van der Westhuizen.

Jan-Hendrik van der Westhuizen is a South African chef du cuisine, stylist and photographer for this beautiful book, The French Affair: Tables of Love. Though the title...Details