FEATURING - Soweto – A History by Philip Bonner and Lauren Segal

Posted on June 18, 2018

The Special Collections Book of the Week this week is:

Soweto – A History by Philip Bonner and Lauren Segal

Soweto - a history, tells the remarkable story of South Africa’s largest city through the voices of Sowetans themselves. The book explores the origins of Soweto and its complex relationship with Johannesburg. It also takes a fascinating look at the vicious aftermath of the uprising of 16 June 1976, and the role of the African National Congress, the United Democratic Front, the Inkatha Freedom Party, the National Party and other role players in the story of this unique place of laughter and suffering.

Catalogue Access: https://UnivofPretoria.on.worldcat.org/oclc/41649798

This book is available at Special Collections, housed on level 5 of the Merensky 2 Library, and is part of our Africana (ZA) Collection.

The Special Collections unit of the Department of Library Services plays a stewardship role in the acquisition and preservation of the Library's rare and valuable information resources, making them accessible to students, staff and researchers, as well as safeguarding them for future generations.


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