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              Long Walk to Freedom: Illustrated Children's edition
               

              Long Walk to Freedom: Illustrated Children's edition (Paperback, Main Market Ed.)

              By van Wyk, Chris; Mandela, Nelson; Illustrated by Bouma, Paddy

              • RRP: $25.99
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              • Internationally sourced

              Official picture-book edition of Nelson Mandela's bestselling autobiography

              ISBN 9781447275541
              Released NZ 1 Sep 2014
              Publisher Pan Macmillan
              Interest Age 7-9 years
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              We Write What We Like: Celebrating Steve Biko
               

              We Write What We Like: Celebrating Steve Biko (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              Edited by van Wyk, Chris

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              Steve Biko, father of the black consciousness philosophy, was killed in prison on 12 September 1977. Biko was only 30 years old, but his ideas and political activities changed the course of South African history and helped hasten the end of apartheid.

              ISBN 9781868144648
              Released NZ 30 Jan 2007
              Publisher Wits University Press
              Interest Age General Audience
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              Celebrating Steve Biko: We Write What We Like

              Celebrating Steve Biko: We Write What We Like (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              Edited by van Wyk, Chris

              • RRP: $52.99
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              The thirtieth anniversary of the death of Steve Biko (1946-1977), a South African activist who as murdered while being detained in police custody, came in 2007. Biko's essays called on black Africans to break their chains of servitude and rise up against an oppressive regime. His... writings, later collected in the boo I Write What I Like, became the foundational text for the Black Consciousness Movement that Biko later helped establish.Celebrating the life, legacy, and work of this phenomenally important figure, Celebrating Steve Biko offers both a personal and political tribute to Biko and his contribution to the freedom struggle in South Africa. Essays discuss his intellectual legacy and the inspiration he still provides to those who struggle against oppression. Most important, the anthology considers Biko's memory and precious legacy: the freedom to say, think, and write what we like.The contributors to this volume are friends, followers, fellow activists, and scholars, including Achille Mbembe and Thabo Mbeki. Biko's renowned essay Black Consciousness and the Quest for a True Humanity is also featured.
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              ISBN 9780231154314
              Released NZ 1 Mar 2009
              Publisher Columbia University Press
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series Columbia/Hurst
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              Mr Hare meets Mr Mandela
               

              Mr Hare meets Mr Mandela (Paperback)

              By van Wyk, Chris; Illustrated by Bouma, Paddy

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              Mr Hare Meets Mr Mandela is one of the last stories Chris van Wyk wrote before he died and it appeared in the Sunday Times Storytime: 10 South African Stories for Children. Mr Hare finds a R200 note on his doorstep. When he turns the note over he sees Mr Mandela's face and decide...s to return it to Mr Mandela.
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              ISBN 9781431424382
              Released NZ 1 Oct 2016
              Publisher Jacana Media (Pty) Ltd
              Interest Age Children
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              Celebrating Steve Biko: We Write What We Like

              Celebrating Steve Biko: We Write What We Like (Hardback)

              Edited by van Wyk, Chris

              • RRP: $117.00
              • $117.00
              • Temporarily out of stock

              The thirtieth anniversary of the death of Steve Biko (1946-1977), a South African activist who as murdered while being detained in police custody, came in 2007. Biko's essays called on black Africans to break their chains of servitude and rise up against an oppressive regime. His... writings, later collected in the boo I Write What I Like, became the foundational text for the Black Consciousness Movement that Biko later helped establish.Celebrating the life, legacy, and work of this phenomenally important figure, Celebrating Steve Biko offers both a personal and political tribute to Biko and his contribution to the freedom struggle in South Africa. Essays discuss his intellectual legacy and the inspiration he still provides to those who struggle against oppression. Most important, the anthology considers Biko's memory and precious legacy: the freedom to say, think, and write what we like.The contributors to this volume are friends, followers, fellow activists, and scholars, including Achille Mbembe and Thabo Mbeki. Biko's renowned essay Black Consciousness and the Quest for a True Humanity is also featured.
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              ISBN 9780231154307
              Released NZ 1 Mar 2009
              Publisher Columbia University Press
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series Columbia/Hurst
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              Now Listen Here: The Life and Times of Bill Jardine
               

              Now Listen Here: The Life and Times of Bill Jardine (Trade Paperback / Paperback, illustrated edition)

              By van Wyk, Chris

              • RRP: $68.99
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              Bill Jardine was born in Vrededorp (Fietas) in 1934. His mother, Rose Jardine, championed the causes of garment workers in the fifties and sixties, under the leadership of Solly Sachs who founded the Garment Workers Union.

              ISBN 9781919855080
              Released NZ 30 Oct 2003
              Publisher STE Publishers
              Interest Age General Audience
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