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Uncover South Africa's Past

for a better future

Read South African Content For Free

Looking to our past for an informed future is crucial; therefore, we are happy to announce that throughout May & June we will be making the pre-1997 content of three journals free to read. Each of these journals received hundred of access requests last year for their archive content. The three journals made available to read are:

Journal of Southern African Studies

Journal of Southern African Studies (JSAS) is an international publication for work of high academic quality on issues of interest and concern in the region of Southern Africa. There are more than 20 volumes of research available to read for this journal.

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Development Southern Africa

Development Southern Africa (DSA) is an internationally accredited, multi-disciplinary journal focusing on development policy and practice in the southern Africa region. Founded in 1984, DSA has become an important forum for presenting area-based scholarship in the social sciences and encouraging articles that seek policy solutions to local and regional socio-economic development challenges.

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African Studies

African Studies is an international interdisciplinary journal which aims to publish high quality conceptual and empirical writing relevant to Africa. There is more than 50 years of research to explore with content that includes but is not limited to: anthropology, critical race, gender and sexuality studies, geography, history, literary, cultural and media studies, sociology, and politics.

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Research with a lasting impact

It is important that we protect facts and formative research, now more than ever! The above content is a small sample of the content available in our online journal archives.

Research from our classic archives has been cited over 1,300,000 times in the past 5 years and has influenced over 11,000 government documents.

There are also more than 450 articles from Nobel Prize winning authors featured in the classic archives.

Why is historical research from our archives important for you?

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