1 edition of Women in new South Africa found in the catalog.
Women in new South Africa
|Contributions||Institute for a Democratic Alternative for South Africa.|
|LC Classifications||MLCM 93/11067 (H)|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||63 p. :|
|Number of Pages||63|
|LC Control Number||92142284|
It is written in four thematic parts: Women in the pre-colonial and pre-union periods; Women in early to mid-twentieth century South Africa; War: armed and mass struggle as gendered experiences; The s and beyond: new identities, new victories, new struggles. The book is a radical departure from the traditional history texts in that it uses. Gordimer was herself a political activist and attributed her moving story to the family of Bram Fischer, Nelson Mandela’s treason trial lawyer. The New York Times described Burger’s Daughter as Gordimer’s ‘most political and most moving novel’. Seeing .
Born in South Africa but spending most of her life in Botswana, Bessie Head grew up in the thick of racial conflict as the daughter of a wealthy white South African and her black servant. Her work however avoids the contentious and ‘obvious’ topics for South African writers, largely resisting overt political messages and plotlines. Review – Rape: A South African Nightmare By Rebecca Davis • 25 September The question of why South Africa has such a high rape rate is one that continues to be deeply troubling.
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August 9 is Women’s Day in South Africa, and we commemorate the anti-apartheid activists who marched on the Union Buildings and burned their pass books. However, even the bravest, strongest women have been relegated to the background compared to their male counterparts.
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With Efuru () Nwapa became black Africa's first internationally published female novelist in the English language. ‘The voices of women in the South African War', South African Historical Journal, 41, Vincent, Louise.
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