BOOK REVIEWS

Emily Hobhouse - Beloved Traitor
A brilliant and delightful homage to the history of Johannesburg’s Gas Works
The Road Through the Grove - Friendship and adventure along Louis Botha Avenue
The Compassionate Englishwoman, Emily Hobhouse in the Boer War by Robert Eales
Journey into Yesterday - South African Milestones in Europe
The War Reporter - The Anglo-Boer War through the Eyes of the Burghers
Art and Aspirations, the Randlords of South Africa and their Collections
Fighting their own War - South African Blacks and the First World War
Bird of Paradise - The Story of José Dale Lace
Rodin's Bust of Eve Fairfax, the Sculptor and his Sitter
Homes of the Golden City
Picturing Change - Curating visual culture at post-apartheid universities
From Jo'burg to Jozi - Stories about Africa's infamous city
Remembering Five Eastern Cape Soldiers lost in World War I
Activate / Captivate opens up the entire Wits Art Museum collection
Arnold Benjamin's Lost Johannesburg - A must have in a Johannesburg Collection of Books
Max du Preez as a storyteller is a taster and teaser
Return to Morogoro - A valuable addition to the literature of soldiers' experiences during the First World War
The Book of Firsts - The stories behind the outstanding breakthroughs of the modern world
One of the Earliest Biographies of Barney Barnato
Girders on the Veld - All of Rosenthal’s strengths and weaknesses are revealed
Johannesburg: Images and Continuities - A History of Working Class Life through Pictures 1885 -1935
Your Loving Son, Yum - The letters of Grahame Alexander Munro to his family 1915-1916
A Johannesburg Album Historical Postcards by Oscar I Norwich
From Mining Camp to Metropolis
Living Amongst the Stars at the Johannesburg Observatory
An old guide book is a great source for heritage studies
Get this book if you collect South African maps
There has to be a strong case for redoing Smuts
Johannesburg Tramways - A rare specialist item of city history
Men of the Times - Pioneers of the Transvaal and Glimpses of South Africa (1905)
Church Tourism in South Africa - A Travel Odyssey
Architectural Guides Then and Now
Review of Tea at Ansteys
The Golden Crown versus 100 Years of Mining
Termites of the Gods - San Cosmology in Southern African Rock Art
In the Footsteps of Gandhi - A Fascinating Work of Local History
Battle of the Books - Treasures of the Africana Museum versus Pictorial History of Johannesburg
Battle of the Books - South African Church Architecture
The First Serious Study of the Life and Work of Nita Spilhaus

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