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17 September 2012

Book by Peter HolmesSouthern African Geomorphology: Recent Trends and New Directions, edited by Peter Holmes and UCT's Professor Michael Meadows, provides a unique account of the varied physical landscapes of the subcontinent and the landforms that comprise them. It is an academic text, yet one that will satisfy the lay-reader wishing to learn more about the southern African landscape.

Book by Prof Howard PhillipsOver the last decades, we have seen more than three dozen new infectious diseases appear, some of which could kill millions of people. Plague, Pox and Pandemics, authored by UCT Prof Howard Phillips, provides the first look into the history of epidemics in South Africa, probing lethal episodes which significantly shaped this society over three centuries.

Book by Dr Leon HoltzhauzenCriminal Justice Social Work - A South African Practice Framework, edited by Dr Leon Holtzhauzen from UCT, focuses on the practice of social work in a criminal justice setting. The fundamental objective of this book is to urge a change in the conventional paradigms used to practise social work in the field of criminal justice and promote conversion to a unified paradigm of criminal justice social work.

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