Full Books | required

Clark, Nancy and William H. Worger. South Africa : the Rise and Fall of Apartheid. 2nd ed. New York: Longman, 2011.

La Guma, Blanche, and Martin Klammer. In the Dark with My Dress on Fire: My Life in Cape Town, London, Havana and Home Again. Cape Town: Jacana Media, 2011.

Wilson, Lindy. Steve Biko. Cape Town: Jacana Media, 2011.

Excerpts | links to pdf in course outline. Course user id + password required

Biko, Steve. I Write What I Like. London: Bowerdean Press, 1978.

Bozzoli, Belinda. Women of Phokeng : Consciousness, Life Strategy, and Migrancy in South Africa, 1900-1983. Portsmouth  NH: Heinemann, 1991.

Coetzee, J.M.  Boyhood. 1st American ed. New York: Viking, 2002.

First, Ruth. 117 Days. New York: Monthly Review Press, 1989.

Hepple, Alexander. Verwoerd. Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1967.

Hochschild, Adam. The Mirror at Midnight : a South African Journey. New York: Viking, 1990.

Joubert, Elsa. Poppie Nongena. New York: Norton, 1985.

Krog, Antjie. Country of My Skull : Guilt, Sorrow, and the Limits of Forgiveness in the New South Africa. 1st U.S. ed. New York: Times Books, 1999.

Lodge, Tom. Mandela: A Critical Life. Oxford & New York: Oxford University Press, 2006.

Mandela, Nelson. Long Walk to Freedom: The Autobiography of Nelson Mandela. 1st ed. Boston: Little  Brown, 1994.

The Nelson Mandela Foundation  and Umlando Wezithombe. Nelson Mandela: The Authorized Comic Book. W. W. Norton & Company, 2009.

Mathabane, Mark. Kaffir Boy: The True Story of a Black Youth’s Coming of Age in Apartheid South Africa. New York: Macmillan, 1986.

Pohlandt-McCormick, Helena. I Saw a Nightmare…’” — Doing Violence to Memory: The Soweto Uprising, June 16, 1976. New York, Columbia University Press, 2008.

Van Onselen, Charles. The Seed Is Mine : the Life of Kas Maine, a South African Sharecropper, 1894-1985. 1st ed. New York: Hill and Wang, 1996.


California Newsreel (Firm);United Nations, and Deborah May. You Have Struck a Rock. San Francisco, California Newsreel, 1981.

Kwela Productions (Firm); Bomb Films (Firm); Home Box Office (Firm); Cinemax (Firm); Ford Foundation; South African Broadcasting Corporation; Artisan Home Entertainment (Firm), and Desireé Markgraaff. Amandla! a Revolution in Four Part Harmony. Santa Monica, Calif.:  Artisan Home Entertainment, 2003.

Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer; British Screen; Atlantic Entertainment Group;Working Title Films;MGM Home Entertainment Inc, and Chris Menges. A World Apart. Santa Monica, Calif.: MGM Home Entertainment, 2005.