Phathekile Holomisa is the most eloquent and alert writer on traditional society in South Africa today. He writes beautifully and his book has to be essential to any understanding of how modern South Africa functions.
— Peter Bruce, Editor, Business Day
Trim size: 230 x 150mm
Page count: 250
Genre: Cultural history
Publication date: June 2012 (2nd edition)
According to Tradition is a collection of columns, originally published under the title ‘Inside Tradition’ in Business Day. In this thoughtful compilation, Holomisa provides a compelling indigenous African perspective on contemporary issues and resurrects traditional values as a framework for an alternative view on current affairs in South Africa.
This 2nd edition includes all of the original columns plus nine additional chapters, which feature speeches made to various organisations and articles published in Business Day, the Natal Witness and the Daily Dispatch.