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.

Southern African Wild Flowers: Jewels of the Veld, by John Manning and Colin Paterson-Jones.

Southern African Wild Flowers: Jewels of the Veld, by John Manning and Colin Paterson-Jones

Preface by John Manning and Colin Paterson-Jones: The idea for Southern African Wild Flowers: Jewels of the Veld came to us as we were driving through the quartz pebble...Details

32 Battalion, by Piet Nortje, is the inside story of South Africa's elite fighting unit of the South African Defence Force SADF.

32 Battalion, by Piet Nortje

Extract: Piet Nortje recalls. On Sunday, 19 October, 32 Battalion Task Force Zulu advanced via Nehone to within five kilometres of Pereira D’Eca, and moved into position for...Details

Traveller's Wildlife Guide Southern Africa, by Bill Branch, Chris Stuart, Tilde Stuart and Warwick Tarboton.

Traveller's Wildlife Guide Southern Africa, by Bill Branch, Chris Stuart, Tilde Stuart and Warwick Tarboton

Preface to Wildlife Guide Southern Africa: This book is aimed at environmentally conscious travellers for whom some of the best parts of any trip are glimpses of wildlife in...Details

Etosha. Celebrating a hundred years of conservation, by Rieth van Schalkwyk. ISBN 9789991682839 / ISBN 978-99916-828-3-9

Etosha. Celebrating a hundred years of conservation, by Rieth van Schalkwyk

From the chapter: Before Etosha - Events prior to 1907. Haillom and !Kung people are recognised as being the original human inhabitants of this region. For 100000 years their...Details

Treasures of the Diamond Coast. A Century of Diamond Mining in Namibia, by Gabi Schneider. ISBN 9789991609683

Treasures of the Diamond Coast. A Century of Diamond Mining in Namibia, by Gabi Schneider

Introduction by Gabi Schneider: The world's largest diamond placer deposit, consisting almost entirely of gem-quality stones, occurs in Namibia. Consequently, the country has...Details

Namibia: Die Wüste des Lebens, von Olivier Grunewald und Bernadette Gilbertas.

Namibia: Die Wüste des Lebens, von Olivier Grunewald und Bernadette Gilbertas.

Bernadette Gilbertas und Olivier Grunewald sind monatelang kreuz und quer durch die weiten Landschaften gereist und haben sich vom magischen Licht von Namibia inspirieren...Details

Field guide to Acacias of East Africa. Author: Najma Dharani; Struik Publishers. Cape Town, South Africa 2006, ISBN 9781770071742 / ISBN 978-1-77007-174-2

Field Guide to Acacias of East Africa, by Najma Dharani

Introduction by, Najma Dharani: East Africa, a region embracing Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania, is one of the richest areas of the African continent in terms of its flora and...Details

Field guide to common trees and shrubs of East Africa, by Najma Dharani.

Field guide to common trees and shrubs of East Africa, by Najma Dharani

Introduction by Najma Dharani: This Field Guide to Common Trees and Shrubs of East Africa is not a botanical textbook, but a selective field guide to the more common trees...Details

First Field Guide to gemstones of Southern Africa, by Bruce Cairncross.

First Field Guide to gemstones of Southern Africa, by Bruce Cairncross

Introduction by Bruce Cairncross: What are gemstones? Most are types of naturally occurring mineral or rock.Details

Sasol Southern African Birds. A photographic guide by Ian Davidson and Ian Sinclair.

Sasol Southern African Birds. A photographic guide by Ian Davidson and Ian Sinclair

Sasol Southern African Birds, a photographic guide covers the southern African sub-region, that is, Africa south of the Kunene River in the west and the Zambezi River in the...Details

Field Guide to Rocks and Minerals of Southern Africa, by Bruce Cairncross.

Field Guide to Rocks and Minerals of Southern Africa, by Bruce Cairncross

Foreword by Bruce Cairncross: Southern Africa boasts many spectacular examples of rocks and minerals; volcanic lavas make up the dramatic Drakensberg mountain range, granite...Details

This is Namibia, by Gerald Cubitt and Peter Joyce. Randomhouse Struik. Cape Town, South Africa 2010. ISBN 9781859742815 / ISBN 978-1-85974-281-5

This is Namibia, by Gerald Cubitt and Peter Joyce

Introduction by Gerald Cubitt and Peter Joyce: Namibia is a vast and mostly desolate territory that sprawls over the south-western regions of the southern African...Details

Fauna und Flora im südlichen Afrika, von Vincent Carruthers.

Fauna und Flora im südlichen Afrika, von Vincent Carruthers

Einführung von Vincent Carruthers: Der naturkundliche Führer für die Fauna und Flora im südlichen Afrika wurde für diejenigen geschrieben, die sich an der Natur erfreuen und...Details

Best Walks of the Drakensberg. Author: David Bristow. Struik Publishers. Cape Town, South Africa 2010

Best Walks of the Drakensberg, by David Bristow

David Bristow's popular Best Walks of the Drakensberg, describes close to 100 graded hikes of the KwaZulu-Natal Drakensberg.Details

Kruger. Images of a Great African Park (Michael Brett; Nigel Dennis) Struik Publishers. Cape Town, South Africa 2001. ISBN 9781868724215 / ISBN 978-1-86872-421-5

Kruger. Images of a Great African Park, by Michael Brett and Nigel Dennis

Michael Brett and Nigel Dennis, through their book, Kruger: Images of a Great African Park, take us in the heart of the South African Lowveld, to one of the world’s foremost...Details

A photographic guide to snakes, other reptiles and amphibians of East Africa. Biil Branch, Random House Struik. 2nd edition. Cape Town, South Africa 2014 ISBN 9781775841654 / ISBN 978-1-77584-165-4

A photographic guide to snakes, other reptiles and amphibians of East Africa, by Bill Branch

Introduction by Bill Branch: The photographic guide to snakes, other reptiles and amphibians of East Africa is designed to introduce the hidden animals that live often...Details

Kenya: The Beautiful, by Michael Brett.

Kenya: The Beautiful, by Michael Brett

Introduction by Michael Brett: Kenya accounts for less than two per cent of Africa's 30-million square-kilometre landmass.Details

Fig Jam and Foxtrot: Tales of Life, Love and Food in the Karoo, by Lynn Bedford. Struik Publishers, Cape Town, South Africa 2003. ISBN 9781868728688 ISBN 978-1-86872-868-8

Fig Jam and Foxtrot, by Lynn Bedford Hall

"While everything else is utterly fictional, the perfume of the Karoo earth and the simply magnificent international recipes, which cluster around each of the women’s...Details

Return to Corriebush, by Lynn Bedford Hall.

Return to Corriebush, by Lynn Bedford Hall

Return to Corriebush was the Gourmand World Cookbook Award Winner in the category Best Cookbook. Lynn Bedford Hall: When I wrote Fig Jam and Foxtrot, a collection of...Details

A Life in Transition. Alex Boraine, by Alex Boraine.

A Life in Transition. Alex Boraine, by Alex Boraine

Foreword by Desmond Tutu: When President Nelson Mandela appointed us to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission in 1995, Alex Boraine and I were expected to hit the ground...Details