Subject Area: Apartheid

Constitutional Issues in the Case of Reverend Moon. Amicus Briefs Presented to the United States Supreme Court
Richardson, Herbert
1989 0-88946-873-7 450 pages
A compendium of amicus briefs (the largest number ever presented to the Supreme Court) for the use of scholars in this field.

Critical Review of Racial Theology in South Africa. The Apartheid Bible
Loubser, J. A.
1990 0-7734-9794-3 224 pages
Addresses the question of whether South Africa will succeed in building a non-racial and democratic society out of the ruins of apartheid. Describes the philosophy that led to the acceptance by the Dutch Reformed Church of biblical proofs for apartheid in 1943 and eventually led to its rejection in 1986. Makes a structural analysis of South African history, showing the interaction between social realities and white theology in each succeeding phase, in an effort to improve the fact that although "apartheid watchers" and interpreters of contemporary South African society recognize the importance of the Afrikaana churches in the political process, they often find it difficult to assess the role of the churches.

Development of the Poetic Epic: Classic, Comic, Cyclic, Romantic, Satanic an Invited Lecture at the University of Toronto
Richardson, Herbert W.
2016 80 pages


FROM THE NIGHTMARE OF SOUTH AFRICAN APARTHEID TO AN AMERICAN UNIVERSITY CHANCELLOR:
The Life of Thomas K. Ranuga
Ranuga, Thomas
2015 1-4955-0318-6 380 pages
This is a memoir whose ultimate objective is to trace in forthright terms the trying and painful odyssey of the author before, during and even after Apartheid. It is a uniquely personal story about the long nightmare of the trials and tribulations of white supremacy/Apartheid that marked the life of the writer from infancy through the teenage stage to adulthood.


Irony of Apartheid. The Struggle for National Independence of Afrikaner Calvinism Against British Imperialism
Hexham, Irving
1981 0-88946-904-0 239 pages


Jewish Mourning Customs During the Spring Season (Sefirat Haomer): A Ritual Act of Collective Memory
Fishbane, Simcha
2017 1-4955-0617-7 52 pages
Dr. Fishbane’s monograph seeks to employ social scientific theory to understand the significance and evolution of Jewish mourning customs practiced between Passover (Pesach) and the Feast of Weeks (Shavuot) holidays.

Media in South Africa after Apartheid
Olorunnisola, Anthony A.
2006 0-7734-5744-5 336 pages
This collection of essays provides a systemic evaluation of the transition experience of media and correlate institutions in the decade following the introduction of a multiracial democracy in South Africa. The contributors, from inside and outside South Africa, assess the transition experience from multiple perspectives.

Philosophical Criteria to Identity False Religion: Should Halal Animal Slaughter, Child Marriage, Circumcision, and the Burqa be Legally Prohibited?
Cliteur, Paul
2018 1-4955-0710-6 164 pages
This book is about the question of what to do with immoral religious practices in a legal context. There are some (so-called) religious practices that many or at least some people consider immoral such as withholding inoculation to children, male and female circumcision, and unstunned ritual slaughter of animals. Dr. Cliteur looks into ways to redefine freedom of religion with its abolition to make use practices illegal.

Profit, Principle and Apartheid, 1948-1994. The Conflict of Economic and Moral Issues in United States- South African Relations
Kline, Benjamin
1997 0-7734-8606-2 232 pages
This study is a chronological history of the moral and economic factors which have influenced United States-South African relations since 1948, accessible to students, academics and the general readers. The chapters are primarily divided according to US presidential terms to show how each administration has dealt with the problems of supporting business interests while denouncing South Africa's racial policies. Included are the basic debates over divestment, international criticism, and the development of apartheid. It can also be used for US history, political science, and African history classes.

Roots of United States Foreign Policy Toward Apartheid South Africa, 1969-1985
Irogbe, Kema
1997 0-7734-2294-3 336 pages
This study examines the relationship between owners of the United States multinational corporations of South Africa and the United States government. The significance of the study is threefold: 1) demonstrating how the United States foreign policy from Nixon to Reagan changed in basic strategy without a fundamental change in its mission, in terms of its support of the apartheid regime; 2) throwing more light on the US government's economic, political and military-strategic interest in South Africa and its symbiotic relations with the apartheid regime; and 3) contributing to the existing knowledge of the US involvement in South Africa by linking public opinion with the class interest of American foreign policy during the administrations of Presidents Nixon, Ford, Carter and Reagan.

The Meaning of the Jewish Festival of Purim: What Its Rituals and Customs Symbolize
Fishbane, Simcha
2017 1-4955-0616-9 128 pages
Dr. Fishbane’s monograph seeks to decode the implicit message encoded within some of the practices and customs of the holiday of Purim.

The Pilgrimage to the Temple and the Giving of the Torah: Rabbinical Interpretations of the Festival of Shavuot
Fishbane, Simcha
2017 1-4955-0620-7 76 pages
Professor Fishbane explains the Jewish festival of Shavuot, a holiday heavily associated with harvests and the Temple. once the Temple was destroyed the traditions of Shavuot continued to be celebrated thanks to Rabbinical interest that kept the traditions of the festival alive.

The Slaughter of a Rooster at the Jewish Festival of Yom Kippur: An Explanation of the Ritual of Kapparot
Fishbane, Simcha
2017 1-4955-0619-3 56 pages
Dr. Fishbane’s monograph explores the development and history of the Jewish tradition and custom of kapparot, where a rooster is sacrificed before Yom Kippur. The sacrificed fowl is given to the poor or the money that is the fowl’s worth.

Why Jewish Women are not Permitted to Work on the Festival of Rosh Hodesh: An Anthropological Explanation
Fishbane, Simcha
2017 1-4955-0618-5 64 pages
Dr. Fishbane's monograph explores the cultural and theological reasons behind the Jewish ritual of not allowing women work on the festival of Rosh Hodesh. Rabbinic Judaism is patriarchal in nature and the ritual appears to be an exemption to cultural norms.