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 Springbok Handbook, by Eddie Grieb and Stuart Farmer. ISBN 9781868424481 / ISBN 978-1-86842-448-1

The Springbok Handbook, by Eddie Grieb and Stuart Farmer

Eddie Grieb's and Stuart Farmer's handbook on Springbok rugby team contains everything there is to know about the Bokke, from the very first match played in 1891 to the...Details

The Springboks and the Holy Grail, by Dan Retief. Zebra Press; Random House Struik; Cape Town, South Africa 2011; ISBN 9781770221475 / ISBN 978-1-77022-147-5

The Springboks and the Holy Grail, by Dan Retief

Dan Retief's book, The Springboks and the Holy Grail, provides fascinating insight into an event that is now one of the biggest in the world of sport, and contains numerous...Details

The Story of an African Farm, by Olive Schreiner. Jonathan Ball Publishers

The Story of an African Farm, by Olive Schreiner

One of the qualities of an authentic book is that each generation, thinking itself the first to see it clearly, sees in it its own face. This is very true of Olive...Details

The story of an African farm, by Olive Schreiner. Ad. Donker. Johannesburg, 1978. ISBN 0949937576 / ISBN 0-949937-57-6

The story of an African farm, by Olive Schreiner

The autobiographical nature of The story of an African farm by Olive Schreiner is not only implicit in the setting and in parts of the novel such as 'Times and Seasons' but...Details

The Story of Earth and Life. A southern African perspective on a 4.6-billion-year journey, by Terence McCarthy and Bruce Rubidge.

The Story of Earth and Life. A southern African perspective on a 4.6-billion-year journey, by Terence McCarthy and Bruce Rubidge

David Bristow writes: This really is one peach of a book. And best of all The Story of Earth and Life: A southern African perspective on a 4.6-billion-year journey and it's...Details

The Story of Life & the Environment: An African Perspective, by Jo van As, Johann du Preez, Leslie Brown and Nico Smit. Randomhouse Struik, ISBN 9781770075856 / ISBN 978-1-77007-585-6

The Story of Life & the Environment: An African Perspective, by Jo van As et al.

The Story of Life & the Environment: An African Perspective is not only about the perils that face Africa, however, and it is not intended to be a gloomy tale. It is also a...Details

The Super-Afrikaners. Inside the Afrikaner Broederbond, by Ivor Wilkins and Hans Strydom. ISBN 9781868425358 / ISBN 978-1-86842-535-8

The Super-Afrikaners. Inside the Afrikaner Broederbond, by Ivor Wilkins and Hans Strydom.

Ivor Wilkins and Hans Strydom stripped away the secrecy of 60 years to expose the sinews of power by which the Afrikaner Broederbond manipulates South Africa. This is the...Details

The Swiss in the former South West Africa, by Oscar T. Berner. Swiss Club Namibia: Windhoek, Namibia 1998; ISBN 9991675019 / ISBN 99916-75-01-9

The Swiss in the former South West Africa, by Oskar T. Berner

Oskar T. Berner: Even before the German colonisation got under way, we already encounter a few Swiss in the in the former South West Africa, but only a limited number found...Details

The Terrible Ones. A complete history of the 32 Battalion. Volume 1. Piet Nortje; Zebra Press; Random House Struik; Cape Town, South Africa 2012; ISBN 9781770223974 / ISBN 978-1-77022-397-4

The Terrible Ones. A complete history of the 32 Battalion, by Piet Nortje

The Terrible Ones, a comprehensive two-volume work on the complete history of the 32 Battalion, covers in detail the unit’s 117 documented military operations from 1976 to...Details

The Thunder That Roars, by Imran Garda. Random House Struik Umuzi. Cape Town, South Africa 2014. ISBN 9781415207123 / ISBN 978-1-4152-0712-3

The Thunder That Roars, by Imran Garda

The Thunder That Roars is international journalist and Al Jazeera news anchor Imran Garda’s cosmopolitan, fast-paced debut. He has interviewed spokespersons and ministers...Details

The Top Prisoner of C-Max, by Wessel Ebersohn. Random House Struik Umuzi. Cape Town, South Africa 2012. ISBN 9781415201794 / ISBN 978-1-4152-0179-4

The Top Prisoner of C-Max, by Wessel Ebersohn

Wessel Ebersohn's crime novel "The Top Prisoner of C-Max" is another story about police phsychologist Yudel Gordon in South Africa. The following chapter beginns in the...Details

The Ultimate African Wildlife, by Nigel Dennis. ISBN 9781920289034 / ISBN 978-1-920289-03-4

The Ultimate African Wildlife, by Nigel Dennis

Nigel Dennis has travelled and photographed throughout southern Africa for 23 years. The Ultimate African Wildlife is one of 17 nature books of his.Details

The Ultimate Snowflake Collection, by Heilie Pienaar. Random House Struik Lifestyle. Cape Town, South Africa 2012, ISBN 9781431702961 / ISBN 978-1-4317-0296-1

The Ultimate Snowflake Collection, by Heilie Pienaar

Heilie Pienaar's baking book The Ultimate Snowflake Collection includes a range of quick and easy recipes, from classic favourites to new and exciting treats.Details

The Unexploded Boer, by Erich Rautenbach. ISBN 9781770221659 / ISBN 978-1-77022-165-9

The Unexploded Boer, by Erich Rautenbach

Erich Rautenbach’s memoir 'The Unexploded Boer' describes a chaotic, illegal and drug determined phase of life of a Namibia born prowler in the Hippie scene of District Six...Details

The Unlikely Genius of Dr Cuthbert Kambazuma, by Chris Wadman. ISBN 9781868424603 / ISBN 978-1-86842-460-3

The Unlikely Genius of Dr Cuthbert Kambazuma, by Chris Wadman

Chris Wadman knows Zimbabwe intimately and in 'The Unlikely Genius of Dr Cuthbert Kambazuma' writes about it with compassion, humour, and a kind of underlying rage.Details

The War Reporter. The Anglo-Boer War through the eyes of the Burghers, by J.E.H. Grobler. ISBN 9781868421862 / ISBN 978-1-86842-186-2

The War Reporter. The Anglo-Boer War through the eyes of the Burghers, by J.E.H. Grobler.

J.E.H. Grobler's history book is different. 'The War Reporter: The Anglo-Boer War through the eyes of the Burghers' takes an imaginative leap to reconstruct the world of the...Details

The Waterberg. The Natural Splendours and the People, by Gerald Hinde, David Holt-Biddle and William Taylor.

The Waterberg. The Natural Splendours and the People, by Gerald Hinde, David Holt-Biddle and William Taylor

Foreword to The Waterberg: The Natural Splendours and the People, is written by Gerald Hinde.Details

The white bushman, by Peter Stark.

The white bushman, by Peter Stark

Peter Stark is the legendary white Bushman who writes about his experiences in hunting, tracking and surviving in former German South West Africa.Details

The White Rhino Saga, by Ian Player. ISBN 9781868425969 / ISBN 978-1-86842-596-9

The White Rhino Saga, by Ian Player

When The White Rhino Saga was originally published it was, indeed, one of those stories, due to the efforts of Dr Ian Player and his dedicated colleagues who worked from the...Details

The Wildlife of Southern Africa, by Vincent Carruthers.

The Wildlife of Southern Africa, by Vincent Carruthers

How to use The Wildlife of Southern Africa is introduced by Vincent Carruthers: Distribution of plants and animals within the southern African region will be greatly...Details