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It was in Soweto that the uprising took place in 1976, signalling the beginning of the end of apartheid. This text showcases some of Peter Magubane's finest photographs, taken over almost 50 years. The book covers the town's development and continues to today, showing its poverty, colour and art. The reader is taken through the creation of Soweto in the 50's and it's bloody uprising in the 70's. The main body illustrates the people of Soweto going about their daily lives: working and playing, celebrating and grieving.
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Peter Magubane is an acclaimed photographer who has published many books on the people and events of South Africa. His work appears in magazines and other printed media all over the world, and he has won numerous awards and wide-spread recognition. Among the 14 books he has had published are Vanishing Cultures of South Africa and African Renaissance, both published by Struik Publishers. He lives in Melville, Johannesburg. The text is by Charlene Smith, a well known journalist. She is also the author of Robben Island and Mandela, both published by Struik Publishers. She lives in Greenside, Johannesburg.
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Book Description Don Nelson, 1978. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0909238324