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Hans Büttner
Biographical info

During his 33 years at Human & Rousseau, Hans was the editor of the juvenile encyclopaedia Kennis and publisher and editor of many important nonfiction books, especially on South African history and culture.

He then became manager of the dictionary publisher Pharos. He has since assisted with many of NB Publishers’ bigger projects, including Giliomee and Mbenga’s New History of South Africa.