RODDY BRAY : Great Guides

audio A History of South Africa in 8 Parts

An eight part audio history of South Africa beginning in ancient times, leading up to Apartheid and the transition to democracy under Nelson Mandela. This is my 'magnum opus' after twenty years of fascination with South Africa's story. The country's history is always controversial - please leave your comments below!

1 Ancient Africa listen to audio | download file


2 Explorers & Settlers listen to audio | download file


3 Diamonds & Gold listen to audio | download file


4 Apartheid listen to audio | download file


5 The Struggle listen to audio | download file


6 Transition listen to audio | download file


7 The Mandela Years listen to audio | download file


8 The Mbeki Years listen to audio | download file


8b Mbeki: AIDS and Zimbabwe (bonus track!) listen to audio | download file


on 07 Sep 2011

I have recently become very interested in the history of the African continent and its people but find a real paucity of accessible, historical literaure (let alone podcasts) with this subject matter. Thank you for doing this.
By Thomas on Roddy Bray : South African History on 2/17/11