Brick by Brick: an informal guide to the history of South Africa is essential reading for anyone interested in discovering more about the history of South Africa. It takes the reader year by year through the important political and social events of this country’s challenging history. Fact panels highlight particular events or individuals. The unique structure of the book allows readers to easily find the information that interests them.
‘This book is deceptively simple, yet it is a punchy, fast-paced, remarkable literary broad brush across the canvas that is South Africa’s most contested history. It takes into consideration colonial times, moves through the era of apartheid-capitalism, to the end of the first decade of post-apartheid South Africa.” Advocate Dumisa Buhle Ntsebeza SC