By Nechama Brodie

The Cape city booklet provides a clean photo of the mum urban, person who brings jointly all its tales. From geology and seashores to pressured removals and hip-hop, Nechama Brodie, writer of the best-selling The Joburg e-book, has delved deeply into the hidden earlier of Cape city to emerge with a lucid and compelling account of South Africa’s fi rst urban, its panorama and its people.
The book’s 14 chapters hint the origins and growth of Cape city – from town Bowl to the southern and coastal suburbs, the significant expanse of the Cape apartments and the sprawling northern areas.
Offering a nuanced, but balanced, viewpoint on Cape city, the booklet comprises universal points of interest like desk Mountain, Kirstenbosch and the Company’s backyard, whereas additionally giving a voice to marginalised groups in components reminiscent of Athlone, Langa, Mitchells undeniable and Khayelitsha.
Many of the pictures within the e-book have by no means been released earlier than, and are drawn from the data of museums, universities and public associations. This superbly illustrated, information-rich e-book is the defi nitive portrait of the wind-blown, contradictory urban on the southern tip of Africa that greater than 3 million humans name home

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