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A taste of bitter almonds: perdition and promise in South Africa

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dc.date.accessioned 2016-05-26 en
dc.date.accessioned 2020-05-04T14:17:13Z
dc.date.available 2020-05-04T14:17:13Z
dc.date.issued 2016-06-15 en
dc.identifier.uri http://www.bestred.co.za/a-taste-of-bitter-almonds-detail.html en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/20.500.11910/9721
dc.description.abstract 1994 symbolized the triumphal defeat of almost three and a half centuries of racial separation since the Dutch East India Company planted a bitter almond hedge to keep indigenous people out of 'their' Cape outpost in 1659. But for the majority of people in the world's most unequal society, the taste of bitter almonds linger as their exclusion from a dignified life remain the rule. In the year of South Africa's troubled coming-of-age, veteran investigative journalist Michael Schmidt brings to bear 21 years of his scribbled field notes to weave a tapestry of the view from below. en
dc.format.medium Print en
dc.publisher BestRed en
dc.title A taste of bitter almonds: perdition and promise in South Africa en
dc.type HSRC Press Books - non-HSRC authors en
dc.ProjectNumber N/A en
dc.BudgetYear 2015/16 en
dc.PlaceOfPublication Cape Town en
dc.ArchiveNumber 9228 en
dc.outputnumber 8035 en
dc.bibliographictitle Schmidt, M. (2015) <i>A taste of bitter almonds: perdition and promise in South Africa. </i> Cape Town: BestRed. en
dc.publicationyear 2015 en
dc.contributor.author1 Schmidt, M. en

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