BOOK REVIEWS

Review of Shovel and Sieve - This book has to be read because it captures the voice of Johannesburg's early prospectors
Both dated and timeless - A review of 'Who Did What in South Africa'
Review of Secret Johannesburg
Savour this book and take yourself on a journey through South Africa in 1889
The Missionary's Wife - A book of deep moral intelligence.
The Sculpture of Laurence Anthony Chait
The Memoirs of Napier Devitt
Dube's 'Backroom Boy' - The first foot soldier of MK had many names
An Australian journalist gives us a glimpse of Johannesburg life, 1895 to 1899
Review of The Ridge of the White Waters
Here is a fascinating account of what South Africa was like in 1889
If you have never savoured the Bosman stories this anthology is a good place to start
Review of Johannesburg: Made in China
Review of Building a Capable State
Review of The Anglo-Boer War in 100 Objects
The Union Castle and the War - This book is one of those unrecognized treasures from the First World War
From Prohibited Immigrants to Citizens - A deep study of a difficult and complex subject
Inside Kimberley - Paul Duncan and Alain Proust have done it again!
Review of 'A History of the Iziko South African National Gallery: Reflections on Art and National Identity'
Review of Durban from its Beginnings to its Silver Jubilee of City Status
This book will surely become a handbook of vernacular architecture
Empire, War and Cricket - An immensely readable book that is an impressive addition to South African history
Review of 'South African Odyssey: The Autobiography of Bertha Goudvis'
The NZASM Footsteps along the Tracks report identifies, documents, records and rescues the heritage of the NZASM
Review of Book Collecting in South Africa
Review of 'Soulmates - The Story of Mahatma Gandhi and Hermann Kallenbach'
Review of The Quest for Frank Wild
Review of South End Then and Now
Review of '120 Years of Caring - The Story of the Johannesburg Children’s Home'
Review of 'A Thousand Tales of Johannesburg: A City Novel'
Review of Cape Town: Then and Now
Review of hostels homes museum | Memorialising migrant labour pasts in Lwandle, South Africa
Collecting with Denis Godfrey
This is an authoritative book about Johannesburg in the 1930s
This book will make you shed a tear for Walter Hain and his friends lost in battle
Fire Walker - A beautiful book capturing a new bit of city history in the making
Review of Johannesburg - The Fabulous City
Review of Meet me at the Carlton
Battle of the Books - Memoirs of Early Johannesburg
Diepsloot cannot be ignored if you are a student of Johannesburg

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