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.

Die Anfänge der Mission in Namibia, von Walter Moritz. Aus alten Tagen in Südwest, Band 22. Verlag: LDD Exclusiv UG Spenge. Werther, 2016. ISBN 9783945044834 / ISBN 978-3-945044-83-4

Die Anfänge der Mission in Namibia, von Walter Moritz

Der folgende Auszug aus Walter Moritz' Schrift, Die Anfänge der Mission in Namibia, schildert den Beginn der Mission jenseits des Oranje, in Warmbad.Details

The secret elephants: The rediscovery of the world's most southerly elephants, by Gareth Patterson. The Penguin Group (SA). 2nd edition. Cape Town, South Africa 2011. ISBN 9780143528012 / ISBN 978-0-14-352801-2

The secret elephants: The rediscovery of the world's most southerly elephants, by Gareth Patterson

Gareth Patterson's ninth book, 'The secret elephants: The rediscovery of the world's most southerly elephants', is a gentle, meandering account of his search for the elusive...Details

Fiela's child, by Dalene Matthee. The Penguin Group (South Africa). Cape Town, South Africa 2006. ISBN 9780143185437 / ISBN 978-0-14-318543-7

Fiela's child, by Dalene Matthee

Dalene Matthee (1938–2005) was known for her four Forest Novels, written in and around the Knysna Forest. Fiela's child belongs to this famous series.Details

South African Eden, by James Stevenson-Hamilton. The Penguin Group (SA). Cape Town, South Africa 2008. ISBN 9780143185581 / ISBN 978-0-14-318558-1

South African Eden, by James Stevenson-Hamilton

'South African Eden: From Sabi Game Reserve to Kruger National Park' is James Stevenson-Hamilton's memoir of over four decades of service as warden of what became the world...Details

Cooked in Africa: A cooking journey through southern Africa, by Justin Bonello. The Penguin Group (South Africa). 2nd edition. Cape Town, South Africa 2011. ISBN 9780143528289 / ISBN 978-0-14-352828-9

Cooked in Africa, by Justin Bonello

Justin Bonello's book, Cooked in Africa, is a freewheeling compilation of fare that you can enjoy on the rocks, on rivers and off the road.Details

Burchell's Travels, by Susan Buchanan. The Penguin Group (South Africa). Cape Town, South Africa 2015. ISBN 9781770227552 / ISBN 978-1-77022-755-2

Burchell's Travels, by Susan Buchanan

Burchell's Travels is a fascinating account of what travel in South Africa was like 200 years ago, reconstructed by Susan Buchanan from the rich source of Burchell’s own...Details

Der weiße Herr Ohnefurcht. Das Leben des Schutztruppenhauptmanns Tom von Prince, von Herbert Patera. Im Deutschen Verlag. Berlin, 1939

Der weiße Herr Ohnefurcht. Das Leben des Schutztruppenhauptmanns Tom von Prince, von Herbert Patera

"Der weiße Herr Ohnefurcht" ist eine biographische Abenteuererzählung aus der Feder Herbert Pateras, die das Leben des Schutztruppenhauptmanns Tom von Prince in...Details

The beneficiaries, by Sarah Penny. The Penguin Group (SA). Cape Town, South Africa 2011. ISBN 9780143527466 / ISBN 978-0-14-352746-6

The beneficiaries, by Sarah Penny

The following text is an excerpt from Sarah Penny's novel The Beneficiaries.Details

Circles in a forest, by Dalene Matthee. The Penguin Group (South Africa). Cape Town, South Africa 2005. ISBN 9780143185420 / ISBN 978-0-14-318542-0

Circles in a forest, by Dalene Matthee

With 'Circles in a forest' Dalene Matthee has written a masterpiece of fiction in protest against wanton destruction of land resources and wildlife and against the...Details

An Arid Eden: A Personal Account of Conservation in the Kaokoveld, by Garth Owen-Smith.Jonathan Ball Publishers South Africa, 2011. ISBN 9781868423637 / ISBN 978-1-86842-363-7

An Arid Eden: A Personal Account of Conservation in the Kaokoveld, by Garth Owen-Smith

Until the late twentieth century the Kaokoveld was one of the least known parts of Southern Africa. Garth Owen-Smith introduces to an arid Eden. This book is his personal...Details

A Shattering of silence, by Farida Karodia. The Penguin Group (SA). Cape Town, South Africa 2010. ISBN 9780143026471 / ISBN 978-0-14-302647-1

A Shattering of silence, by Farida Karodia

Farida Karodia's fast-moving novel 'A Shattering of silence' undermines traditional views of the role of women and the nature of resistance. It is a spirited response to the...Details

Ein gewöhnlicher Mensch. Die wahre Geschichte hinter „Hotel Ruanda“, von Paul Rusesabagina. Berlin Verlag, 2006. ISBN 3827006333 / ISBN 3-8270-0633-3 / ISBN 9783827006332 / ISBN 978-3-8270-0633-2

Ein gewöhnlicher Mensch. Die wahre Geschichte hinter „Hotel Ruanda“, von Paul Rusesabagina

In seinen Erinnerungen "Ein gewöhnlicher Mensch. Die wahre Geschichte hinter „Hotel Ruanda“" schildert Paul Rusesabagina ein Wunder der Menschlichkeit im Grauen des...Details

Sleeper's wake, by Alistair Morgan. The Penguin Group (SA). Cape Town, South Africa 2009. ISBN 9780143528074 / ISBN 978-0-14-352807-4

Sleeper's wake, by Alistair Morgan

Written in lucid, often beautiful prose, Alistair Morgan's novel 'Sleeper's Wake' is a haunting study of man at his most naked and vulnerable.Details

Five Hundred Years Rediscovered. Southern African Precedents and Prospects, by Natalie Swanepoel, Amanda Esterhuysen and Philip Bonner. Witwatersrand University Press. Johannesburg, South Africa 2008. ISBN 9781868144747 / ISBN 978-1-86814-474-7

Five Hundred Years Rediscovered. Southern African Precedents and Prospects, by Natalie Swanepoel, Amanda Esterhuysen and Philip Bonner.

In 2006 a group of archaeologists and historians became involved in what they called the Five Hundred Year Initiative. Their aim was to invert the old 500 years mindset and...Details

Tracks in a Mountain Range. Exploring the History of the uKhahlamba-Drakensberg, by Aron Mazel and John Wright. Witwatersrand University Press. Johannesburg, South Africa 2007. ISBN 9781868144099 / ISBN 978-1-86814-409-9

Tracks in a Mountain Range. Exploring the History of the uKhahlamba-Drakensberg, by Aron Mazel and John Wright

From Aron Mazel's and John Wright's book, Tracks in a Mountain Range. Exploring the History of the uKhahlamba-Drakensberg, the following text is from the chapter "The...Details

Unser Kamerun von heute: Ein Fahrtenbuch, von Eva MacLean. Fichte Verlag Paul Wustrow. Erstauflage, München 1940. Ansicht des grünen Leinenbandes.

Unser Kamerun von heute Eva Mac Lean

Eva Mac Lean, über die wir leider nicht viel in Erfahrung bringen konnten, bereiste Kamerun und Südwestafrika in den 1930er Jahren. Von deutsch-nationaler Gesinnung, waren...Details

Kolonialdenkmäler und Geschichtsbewußtsein. Eine Untersuchung der kolonialdeutschen Erinnerungskultur, von Joachim Zeller. IKO-Verlag, Frankfurt, 2000. ISBN 3889395449 / ISBN 3-88939-544-9

Kolonialdenkmäler und Geschichtsbewußtsein, von Joachim Zeller

Die namibische Herkunft des Autoren der Studie "Kolonialdenkmäler und Geschichtsbewußtsein", Dr. Joachim Zeller, stellt den biographischen Hintergrund dar, die...Details

Die Geschichte des Tourismus in Namibia: Eine heterotopische Topologie der Technik, von Lukas Breitwieser. Basler Afrika Bibliographien. Basel, Schweiz 2016. ISBN 9783905758740 / ISBN 978-3-905758-74-0

Die Geschichte des Tourismus in Namibia, von Lukas Breitwieser

Mit einer gattungsübergreifende Symbiose aus schriftlichen und bildlichen Quellen, will der Historiker Dr. Lukas Breitwieser in seiner Studie über die die Geschichte des...Details

I have life: Alison's journey, by Marianne Thamm. The Penguin Group (SA). Cape Town, South Africa 2002. ISBN 9780140280791 / ISBN 978-0-14-028079-1

I have life: Alison's journey, by Marianne Thamm

Together, Alison, Tienie and Marianne Thamm have produced 'I have life: Alison's journey' which is a beacon and a beautiful read. The story it tells is unforgettable and the...Details

Where are you from? 'Playing White' under Apartheid, by Ulla Dentlinger. asler Afrika Bibliographien, Carl Schlettwein Stiftung und Brandes & Apsel Verlag; Basel; Frankfurt a. M., 2016. ISBN 9783905758795 / ISBN 978-3-905758-79-5 / ISBN 9783955581862 / ISBN 978-3-9555818-6-2

Where are you from? 'Playing White' under Apartheid, by Ulla Dentlinger

This is Ulla Dentlinger's introduction to her book "Where are you from? 'Playing White' under Apartheid", where she describes the effects of hiding away the facts of her...Details