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A Social History of the University Presses in Apartheid South Africa

Elizabeth Le Roux

Brill | Jan 2016

In A History of the University Presses in Apartheid South Africa, Elizabeth le Roux examines scholarly publishing history, academic freedom and knowledge production during the apartheid era.

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Book History in South Africa: Recent Developments and Prospects

Archie L. Dick

This article was first published in the Jaarboek voor Nederlandse boekgeschiedenis [The Yearbook for Dutch Book History], 2013: 153-162.

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Creating Postcolonial Literature: African Writers and British Publishers

Caroline Davis

Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan | 2013

Creating Postcolonial Literature examines the publishing of African literature in the postcolonial period. Its focus is the largely forgotten Three Crowns series by Oxford University Press (1962-1976), which was the vehicle for the publication of Wole Soyinka and Athol Fugard, along with many other major African writers, including Lewis Nkosi, John Pepper Clark, Obi Egbuna, Oswald Mtshali, Joe de Graft and Leopold Sédar Senghor. 

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The Book in Africa: Critical Debates

edited by Caroline Davis and David Johnson

Palgrave Macmillan | Mar 2015

The Book in Africa: Critical Debates presents new research and critical debates about book history in Africa, and brings together a range of disciplinary perspectives, in literary and cultural history, publishing studies, the history of the book, library studies and information science.  This collection has its origins in ‘The Book in Africa’ symposium, held in October 2012 at the Institute of English Studies in London.

Expected date of publication: March 2015.

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The Hidden History of South Africa’s Book and Reading Cultures

Archie L. Dick

University of Toronto Press | 2013

The Hidden History of South Africa's Book and Reading Cultures shows how the common practice of reading can illuminate the social and political history of a culture. This ground-breaking study reveals resistance strategies in the reading and writing practices of South Africans; strategies that have been hidden until now for political reasons relating to the country's liberation struggles.

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Working in a World of Hurt: Trauma and Resilience in the Narratives of Medical Personnel in Warzones

Jane Potter and Carol Acton

Manchester University Press | 2015

Working a World of Hurt fills a significant gap in the studies of the psychological trauma wrought by war. It focuses not on soldiers, but on the men and women who fought to save them in casualty clearing stations, hospitals and prison camps. The writings by doctors, nurses, ambulance drivers and other medical personnel reveal the spectrum of their responses that range from breakdown to resilience.

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‘Print, Publishing and Cultural Production in South Africa’, Special Issue for Critical Arts

edited by Beth Le Roux

2015

This is a collection of articles for a special issue of the journal Critical Arts. Articles are based on papers presented at the conference ‘Print, Publishing and Cultural Production in South Africa’ in Pretoria University, May 2013.

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