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 Man with the Black Dog. A true modern-day Jock of the Bushveld, by Mario Cesare. ISBN 9781868424627 / ISBN 978-1-86842-462-7

The Man with the Black Dog. A true modern-day Jock of the Bushveld, by Mario Cesare

More recently Mario has written The Man with the Black Dog, a touching and inspiring story, and truely a true modern-day Jock of the Bushveld story, of a man and his faithful...Details

The Marginal Safari: Scouting the edge of South Africa, by Justin Fox.

The Marginal Safari: Scouting the edge of South Africa, by Justin Fox

The Marginal Safari describes a solo tour of ten thousand kilometres around the edge of South Africa.Details

The mask: A savage story from the African past, by Stuart Cloete.

The mask: A savage story from the African past, by Stuart Cloete

Stuart Cloete dedicated his novel The mask: A savage story from the African past to the memory of twenty-eight Boers murdered by the Ndebele in September 1854.Details

The Matchless Copper Mine in 1857, by Brigitte Lau. ISBN 0869762125 / ISBN 0-86976-212-5

The Matchless Copper Mine in 1857, by Brigitte Lau

Brigitte Lau documents a year's copper mining activity in Namaland, South West Africas during 1857 and on The Matchless Copper Mine.Details

The Miracle of Crocodile Flats, by Jenny Hobbs. Random House Struik Umuzi. Cape Town, South Africa 2012. ISBN 9781415200629 / ISBN 978-1-4152-0062-9

The Miracle of Crocodile Flats, by Jenny Hobbs

Godforsaken Crocodile Flats is the last place on earth where you'd expect any miracle. When Sweetness Moloi believes she saw the Virgin Mary there, who's going to believe...Details

The most successful African businessman in Namibia, by Abed Shiimi yaShiimi. Gamsberg-Macmillan. Windhoek, Namibia 2007. ISBN 978-99916-0-744-3 / ISBN 978-99916-0-744-3

The most successful African businessman in Namibia, by Abed Shiimi yaShiimi

Sworn translator Abed Shiimi yaShiimi has written the life story of entrepeneur and businessman Dr. Frans Aupa Indongo who, as a simple man from Oshana in the Owambo area,...Details

The Namib. Natural history of the ancient desert, Mary Seely. ISBN 9991668160 / ISBN 9789991668161

The Namib. Natural history of the ancient desert, Mary Seely

With her guide 'The Namib. Natural history of the ancient desert', Dr Mary Seely introduces the reader to many of the fascinating aspects of the history and the life forms of...Details

The other side of history: An anecdotal reflection on political transition in South Africa, by Frederik van Zyl Slabbert. ISBN 9781868422500 / ISBN 978-1-86842-250-0

The other side of history: An anecdotal reflection on political transition in South Africa, by Frederik van Zyl Slabbert.

The other side of history is Frederik van Zyl Slabbert's reflection on political transition in South Africa. This extract is from the chapter Inventing the past to secure the...Details

The Outdoor Survival Bible, by Rob Beattie. ISBN 9781432300838 / ISBN 978-1-4323-0083-8

The Outdoor Survival Bible, by Rob Beattie

Suitable for those new to exploring the wilderness as well as for more accomplished hikers, Rob Beattie's 'The Outdoor Survival Bible' contains all the advice and information...Details

The Passion for Reason. Essays in Honour of Frederik Van Zyl Slabbert, by various authors. Jonathan Ball. Cape Town, South Africa 2010. ISBN 9781868423774 / ISBN 978-1-86842-377-4

The Passion for Reason. Essays in Honour of Frederik Van Zyl Slabbert, by various authors

An amalgam that worked is the essay that Alex Boraine contributed to the book The Passion for Reason. Essays in Honour of Frederik Van Zyl Slabbert.Details

The Penguins of Boulders, False Bay-South Africa, by Dirk Schmidt. ISBN 9781920094867 / ISBN 978-1-920094-86-7

The Penguins of Boulders, False Bay-South Africa, by Dirk Schmidt

Dr. Dirk Schmidt is an expert naturalist and conservationist. The Penguins of Boulders, False Bay-South Africa is his third book on coastal wildlife.Details

The People of Namibia's Eastern Zambezi Region (Eastern Caprivi), by Antje Otto and Mannfred Goldbeck. Gondwana Publishers. Windhoek, Namibia 2014. ISBN 9789991689678 / ISBN 978-99916-896-7-8

The People of Namibia's Eastern Zambezi Region (Eastern Caprivi), by Antje Otto and Mannfred Goldbeck

Antje Otto, former curator of ethnography and Mannfred Goldbeck, publisher of the series Gondwana Heritage have compiled this study on the peope of the so called Eastern...Details

The Poacher's Moon: A True Story of Life, Death, Love and Survival in Africa, by Richard Peirce. Random House Struik Nature. Cape Town, South Africa 2014. ISBN 9781775841784 / ISBN 978-1-77584-178-4

The Poacher's Moon: A True Story of Life, Death, Love and Survival in Africa, by Richard Peirce

The Poacher's Moon: A True Story of Life, Death, Love and Survival in Africa is the story of rhino poaching on three game farms in South Africa's Western Cape. It is Richard...Details

The Poisoned Chalice, by Gavin Rich. Randomhouse Struik - Zebra Press, Cape Town, South Africa 2013. ISBN 9781770225657 / ISBN 978-1-77022-565-7

The Poisoned Chalice, by Gavin Rich

There have been books on the individual coaches, but in his book, The Poisoned Chalice, Gavin Rich resolves to tell the story of the Bok coaches as a collective in the...Details

The Ranter's Guide to South Africa, by Bryan Rostron. ISBN 9781868424733 / ISBN 978-1-86842-473-3

The Ranter's Guide to South Africa, by Bryan Rostron

Bryan Rostron's guide 'The Ranter's Guide to South Africa' aimes at hotheads, windbags and demagogues.Details

The Raptor Guide of Southern Africa, by Ulrich Oberprieler. ISBN 9780992170103 / ISBN 978-0-9921701-0-3

The Raptor Guide of Southern Africa, by Ulrich Oberprieler

From the Raptor Guide of Southern Africa, by Ulrich Oberprieler and Burger Cillie, this is the introduction and an example which style of description is to expect.Details

The Reactive, by Masande Ntshanga. Random House Struik Umuzi. Cape Town, South Africa 2014. ISBN 9781415207192 / ISBN 978-1-4152-0719-2

The Reactive, by Masande Ntshanga

In sentences which swing like nobody else's in the country, Masande Ntshanga sets out on a thrilling new expedition of writerly daring in The Reactive.Details

The Realm of the Desert Elephant, by Chris Wildblood. ISBN 9781848767690 / ISBN 978-1-84876-769-0

The Realm of the Desert Elephant, by Chris Wildblood

Chris Wildblood's spectacular book The Realm of the Desert Elephant captures not only the elusive desert elephants in their natural habitat, but explores the ancient lands of...Details

The Reef Guide. Fishes, corals, nudibranchs and other invertebrates East and South Coasts of Southern Africa, by Dennis King and Valda Fraser. Randomhouse Struik Nature. Cape Town, South Africa 2014. ISBN 9781775840183 / ISBN 978-1-77584-018-3

The Reef Guide. Fishes, corals, nudibranchs and other invertebrates East and South Coasts of Southern Africa, by Dennis King and Valda Fraser.

The Reef Guide documents some 800 reef fish and invertebrates found along the east and south coasts of southern Africa. Following on the success of Dennis King's earlier two...Details

The Release, by Eric Miyeni. Random House Struik Umuzi. Cape Town, South Africa 2012. ISBN 9781415201770 / ISBN 978-1-4152-0177-0

The Release, by Eric Miyeni

Eric Miyeni's novel "The Release" is a reminder that the legacy of the past runs deeper than the bling-blinded present would have us believe.Details