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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

All the way to an independent Namibia

At the age of 87 Dirk Mudge now publishes his long-awaited autobiography. This remarkable man was involved full time in the politics of South West Africa, and later Namibia, for a period of 33 years. He entered the political arena in 1960 as a member of the Legislative Assembly of the National Party of South West Africa.
R 335,75 R 395,00

Born Survivors

An incredible, inspirational story of resilience, resourcefulness, and maternal courage, set against the background of the holocaust.
R 204,00 R 240,00

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

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 246,50 R 290,00

Black Boy

'In Black Boy I found expressed, for the first time in my life, the sorrow, the rage, and the murderous bitterness which was eating up my life and lives of those around me. my father' - James BaldwinAt four years of age, Richard Wright set fire to his home; by six Richard was - - temporarily - an alcoholic.
R 195,50 R 230,00