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Skotaville Publishers

The first black-owned publishing house in South Africa, founded in 1982. Supported by donor funding, Skotaville developed a list with a black-consciousness and protest focus. It pioneered ...

Skotaville Publishers

Skotaville Publishers   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to the Book

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2010
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History, Social sciences
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57 words

... Publishers The first black-owned publishing house in South Africa, founded in 1982 . Supported by donor funding, Skotaville developed a list with a black-consciousness and protest focus. It pioneered the publication of popular and affordable books for the black mass market. Diminishing funding and a changing market led to its demise in the 1990s . Francis...

37 The History of the Book in Sub-Saharan Africa

37 The History of the Book in Sub-Saharan Africa   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to the Book

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2010
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History, Social sciences
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...with T. M. *Miller in 1893 . After World War II, local publishing expanded, with *Timmins , *Balkema , and Struik setting up as trade and Africana publishers. Oxford University Press and Purnell had both entered the local market by the 1960s , and significant local oppositional presses during the apartheid era included the *African Bookman , David *Philip , *Ravan , *Ad Donker , *Skotaville , and *Taurus . Important journals of the period include The African Drum (later Drum )—the primary venue for 1950s black writers including Lewis...

Tutu, Desmond Mpilo

Tutu, Desmond Mpilo (1931–)   Reference library

Encyclopedia of Africa

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2010

...; Black Consciousness in Africa . A Good Shepherd Archbishop Desmond Tutu in Cape Town, South Africa, 2005. ( Obed Zilwa/AP Images ) Bibliography Du Boulay, Shirley. Tutu: Voice of the Voiceless . Hodder and Stoughton, 1989. Tutu, Desmond. Hope and Suffering . Skotaville Publishers, 1983. Kate...

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