Tafelberg Uitgewers

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Tafelberg Uitgewers is a South African publishing house.

The name

Named after Tafelberg (Table Mountain in English), the iconic mountain in Cape Town, and referred to as Tafelberg Publishers in English. The name is also written Tafelberg-Uitgewers, and the company is very often listed simply as Tafelberg.

The company

Founded in Cape Town in 1954, it was created as an imprint of Nasionale Pers Boekhandel, which had originally been founded on 9 Maart 1916 in Bloemfontein, and would become a central part of the publishing conglomerate NB Uitgewers (i.e NB Publishers).

Originally known for and focused on Afrikaans language and literature, it gradually widened its horizons to publish a wide range of nonfiction and fiction in both English and Afrikaans.


Tafelberg website at: http://www.tafelberg.com/AboutUs

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