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  • Robben Island Rainbow Dreams
    The making of democratic South Africa’s first national heritage Following the birth of democracy in South Africa in 1994, Robben Island, once a symbol of…
    Robben Island Rainbow Dreams
  • Year of Fire, Year of Ash
    The Soweto Revolt: Roots of a Revolution Some thirty-five years after its original publication, but never previously available in South Africa, Year of Fire, Year of…
  • In and out of the Maasai Steppe
    In and out of the Maasai Steppe looks at the Maasai women in the Maasai Steppe of Tanzania. The book explores their current plight – threatened…
  • Divided Country
    The History of South African Cricket Retold - 1914-1950 Divided Country explains how segregation and apartheid became entrenched in a unique way in cricket in South Africa…
  • The Lone Wolves’ Legion
    Terrorism, colonialism and capital Since 2011 attacks that sow terror in the hearts of people all over the world have increased significantly, both in their frequency and intensity.…
  • World Champions
    The Story of South African Rugby Rugby was established at the Cape in 1879 in support of a political desire to promote Englishness, but the Afrikaner developed…
  • HSRC Illustrated English-isiXhosa Maths Dictionary Grade R to 9
    Helping learners understand and retain mathematics lessons is a challenge faced by teachers, parents and the government. One reason is that most learners learn mathematics…
  • Black womanism in South Africa
    Princess Emma Sandile Princess Emma, as she became known in colonial circles, was the eldest daughter of the Rharhabe chief Mgolombane Sandile, leader of the Ngqika…
  • Making institutions work in South Africa
    Making Institutions Work recognises that institutions are the pillars of a constitutional democracy; they evolve through the actions of persons; and as organisations they form…
  • The Drama of the Peace Process in South Africa I look back 30 Years
    The Drama of the Peace Process in South Africa: I look back 30 Years by historian Sylvia Neame one of South Africa's 'magisterial historians', as Tom…
  • South Africa’s Struggle for Independent Education
    The Struggle for African Independent Education focuses on the Wilberforce Institute, one of the first major independent African schools in segregationist South Africa. It became…
  • Human Trafficking in South Africa
    Human trafficking is a world-wide problem with tens of millions of victims. Fuelled by a lethal mix of poverty, inequality, mass migration, (especially undocumented migration),…
  • Richard Green in South African Film: Forging Creative New Directions
    This book largely recounts the lifetime experience of Richard Green, a veteran film and TV producer. Green’s personal narrative is emblematic of the struggles, the…
  • Cricket and Conquest 1795-1914
    The first of its kind for any sport in South Africa. A cricket love story of epic dimensions with details which will blow readers away. Cricket…
  • Another Country
    In Another Country: Everyday Social Restitution,author SharleneSwartz introduces the concept of 'social restitution' - understood as the actions and attitudes that everyday people can undertake in…
  • Africa’s cause must triumph The collected writings of A.P. Mda
    The Class of ‘44’, the founders of the African National Congress Youth League (CYL) in 1944, includes a remarkable list of names: Nelson Mandela, Walter Sisulu, Oliver…
  • Imonti Modern
    Picturing the life and times of a South African Location The book covers spaces, times and persons usually neglected when histories are written. It uses words and…
  • At the foot of the volcano
    Refletions on teaching at a South African university At a time of robust public contestation about higher education in South Africa, At the Foot of the Volcano focuses on…
  • Dennis Brutus The South African Years
    South African poet and political activist Dennis Brutus (1924-2009) wrote poetry of the most exquisite lyrical beauty and intense power. And through his various political…
  • The Fabric Of Dissent
    Public intellectuals in South Africa Who or what is a public intellectual and how are they created? What is the role of the public intellectual…

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HSRC Press has long been the leading publisher of distinctive scholarly books that showcase outstanding research and evidence-based analyses. In view of this success, it was decided to expand the HSRC Press offering of products and services. Best Red caters for the more general non-fiction and humanities trade book market. Best Red books offer readers relevant content that is lively, easy to read and entertaining while still being underpinned by research excellence and information that is authentic and credible. Best Red books add value to people’s lives by taking knowledge to a wider readership globally.

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