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Biography & Autobiography - Historical, Political & Military

Biography & Autobiography - Historical, Political & Military

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1 Recce : Die nag behoort aan ons

1 Recce. Een van die skerpste, veelsydigste en dodelikste spesialiseenhede in die Suid-Afrikaanse Weermag. Die manne was superfiks en bomenslik taai. Hulle het telkens hul lewe op die spel geplaas in geheime operasies.
R 232,00 R 290,00

Dare Not Linger : The Presidential Years

Dare Not Linger is the remarkable story of Nelson Mandela's presidency told in his own words and those of distinguished South African writer Mandla Langa.
R 327,25 R 385,00

Building blocks towards an African century : Essays in honour of Thabo Mbeki, former president of the Republic of South Africa

In 2012, Unisa, as the home of African intellectuals, and the Thabo Mbeki Foundation, as a premiere think tank on African matters, came together to host a Colloquium on Mbeki @ 70. The essays presented on that day have been collected and edited into this book, Building Blocks Towards an African Century.
R 276,25 R 325,00

Adolf Hitler : Images of War

A compact but fully illustrated profile of history's most despised tyrant.
R 348,50 R 410,00

Can You Smell the Rain? : A Memoir of Mozambique: from Communism and War to Democracy and Peace - from Boardroom Intrigue to Private Islands

This is a true African tale of persistence and tenacity. The story of a farmer and pilot raised in colonial Kenya who went on to play an active role in Mozambican politics. This unique memoir describes life during Mozambique's transition from communism to democracy, from poverty to an investor's choice.
R 254,15 R 299,00

Churchill and the Generals

Includes 2 DVDs: Winston Churchill, a Giant in the Century, featuring remastered and colourised archival sources; and Churchill's Island, the 1941 Oscar-winning documentary from the National Film Board of Canada.
R 637,50 R 750,00

David Livingstone, Africa's Greatest Explorer : The Man, the Missionary and the Myth

This biography covers Livingstone's life and examines his relationship with his family who were the main casualties of his endless explorations. It looks at his legacy through to the modern day; he was an immensely curious person and made many observations of the flora and fauna. His legacy includes maps, geographical observations and samples.
R 531,25 R 625,00

Claudia Jones: Beyond Containment

Claudia Jones was a smart, politically wise, brilliant, transnational feminist, Pan African theorist and cultural activist who initiated political ideas and strategies that are now seen as a necessary way of intersecting a variety of political fields and positions. Known as the founder of the first London carnival and the editor of the first black newspaper, her activism bridged the black world politics of decolonisation and contemporary community empowerment. For the first time, her essays, poe
R 493,00 R 580,00

Bad Boy : Bert Hall, Aviator and Mercenary of the Skies

A definitive biography of the aviator Bert Hall of the Lafayette Escadrille, a French fighter squadron during World War 1. Hall was variously labelled as: rogue, card cheat, forger, human cannonball, criminal, bigamist, deserter, filmmaker, author, Chinese General, arms smuggler, Foreign Legionnaire, salesman, aerial racer amd aviation pioneer.
R 403,75 R 475,00

Country of my skull

‘This is Antjie Samuel reporting from Ladybrand …’ For more than two years, Antjie Krog worked in acute engagement with the many voices that arose in and around South Africa’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission.
R 255,00 R 300,00

A Prison Diary Volume II : Purgatory

This volume of Archer's memoirs covers his 67 days at HMP Wayland, a Category C establishment. As this account testifies, he encountered not only the daily degradations of a dangerously over-stretched prison service, but the spirit and courage of his fellow inmates.
R 195,50 R 230,00