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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

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The Oxford Companion to the Book

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2010
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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...

Skotaville Publishers

Skotaville Publishers  

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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 ...
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...

Mtshali, Mbuyiseni Oswald Joseph

Mtshali, Mbuyiseni Oswald Joseph (1940)   Reference library

Dictionary of African Biography

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2011
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History, Regional and National History
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...his research material was destroyed by a fire at the Aurora Girls Secondary School near Pace College, where his research assistant had compiled the documents. The surviving documents were published as Give Us a Break: Diaries of a Group of Soweto Children in 1988 by Skotaville Publishers. Mtshali subsequently left South Africa for New York once more. He spent most of the following two decades teaching at the New York City College of Technology. He returned to South Africa in the early twenty-first century. [ See also Gordimer, Nadine .] bibliography...

Tutu, Desmond Mpilo

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Encyclopedia of Africa

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...; 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...

Apartheid

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Dirkie Smit

The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Bible and Ethics

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2015
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...using different scriptural and theological logics, depending on their own faith traditions. The 1970s brought a new phase with the Black Consciousness Movement and the rise of Black Theology. Those involved in the Kairos Document (Braamfontein: Skotaville, 1986 ) and the Road to Damascus (Braamfontein: Skotaville, 1989 ) offered radical challenges to churches suffering the oppressive inheritance of colonialism. Both used biblical notions (from Luke-Acts) as central metaphors to capture the task of doing theology. Kairos used Luke 19:44 the as key...

South Africa

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The Continuum Complete International Encyclopedia of Sexuality

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2010
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...Career interest, guidance experiences, knowledge and attitudes towards AIDS and sexuality and religiosity . An unpublished report: Centre of Student Counseling, University of the Western Cape. Nicholas, L. J. 1994a. Sex counseling in educational settings . Braamfontein: Skotaville Publishers. Nicholas, L. J. 1994b. A profile of 2,209 UWC first year students: Career interests, guidance experiences, knowledge and attitudes towards AIDS and sexuality and religiosity . An unpublished report: Centre for Student Counseling, University of the Western Cape....

Tutu, Desmond

Tutu, Desmond (1931)   Reference library

Roger B. BECK

Berkshire Encyclopedia of World History (2 ed.)

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2016
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History
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...Peace Prize for 1984 . Retrieved April 22, 2010, from http://www.nobel.se/peace/laureates/1984/press.html Tlhagale B. , & Mosala, I. (Eds.). (1996). Hammering swords into ploughshares: Essays in honor of Archbishop Mpilo Desmond Tutu . Braamfontein, South Africa: Skotaville Publishers. Tutu, D. (1984). Hope and suffering: Sermons and speeches . Grand Rapids, MI: W. B. Eerdmans. Tutu, D. (1990). Crying in the wilderness: The struggle for justice in South Africa . Grand Rapids, MI: W. B. Eerdmans. Tutu, D. (1996). The rainbow people of God: The...

African Biography and Historiography

African Biography and Historiography   Reference library

Heather Hughes

The Oxford Encyclopedia of African Historiography: Methods and Sources

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2019
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History, Regional and National History, Archaeology
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11,136 words

... 35. Luli Callinicos , Oliver Tambo: Beyond the Engeli Mountains (Cape Town: David Philip, 2004). 36. Mary Benson , Nelson Mandela: The Man and the Movement (London, UK: Penguin, 1986); and Fatima Meer , Higher than Hope: “Rolihlahla We Love You” (Johannesburg: Skotaville, 1988). Re-issued as Higher than Hope: The Authorised Biography of Nelson Mandela (London, UK: Penguin, 1990). 37. Nelson Mandela , Long Walk to Freedom (Randburg [South Africa]: Macdonald Purnell, 1994). 38. Author Mandla Langa produced a kind of sequel to the 1994...

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