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Collected Biographies

Collected Biographies

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Independence and Revolution in Portuguese-Speaking Africa : Selected Articles and Interviews, 1980-1986

Tomaz Aquino de Braganca, a close adviser to former Mozambican president Samora Machel, dedicated his life to the liberation struggles of southern Africa. Before his death in a plane crash (along with President Machel) in 1986, he was a journalist, an academic, a diplomat, and a public intellectual known for his skill in sensitive and discreet political negotiation, most notably his role in Mozambique's revolution and independence from Portugal in 1975. Marco Mondaini and Colin Darch present a
R 229,50 R 270,00

The islanders

When an elderly person dies, a library vanishes, says a Mozambican proverb. Nowhere is this more poignant than in Ilha de Mozambique. There are centuries of history among the island's coral stone town and macuti (palm leaf) huts, with stories that need to be told.
R 552,50 R 650,00

I remember Nelson Mandela

I Remember Nelson Mandela is a collection of remembrances from those who worked with, for and beside Mandela. More than one hundred individuals, from household staff to bodyguards, have offered their memories, which provide warm, poignant and often humorous insights into what it was like behind the scenes.
R 187,00 R 220,00

May Made Me: An Oral History of the 1968 Uprising

Oral testimonies from the creative, violent and ground-shaking events in France, May '68.
R 229,50 R 270,00

Africa’s billionaires : Inspirational stories from the continent’s wealthiest people

As Forbes magazine heads towards its centenary in 2017, this is a timely look at how the work of entrepreneurs can influence lives in Africa and create the jobs state coffers can no longer afford. Written by the founder of Forbes Africa, this is a masterclass on how the brightest and most successful entrepreneurs across Africa made their billions.
R 229,50 R 270,00

An A to Z of amazing South African women

This is no ordinary A to Z. With each letter of the alphabet this book honours the contribution of women to South Africa's past, present and future.
R 255,00 R 300,00

The other side of freedom : Stories of hope and loss in the South African liberation struggle, 1950-1994

After more than twenty years of democracy in South Africa, the history of the liberation struggle is losing relevance in the national consciousness as the country grapples with the pressing challenges of poverty, inequality and unemployment.
R 212,50 R 250,00

You Only Have to be Right Once: The Rise of the Instant Billionaires Behind Spotify, Airbnb, Whatsapp, and 13 Other Amazing Startups

Looks at the people behind the biggest companies in tech. This title reveals what these super-entrepreneurs say about their own success. It is a collection of everything we can learn from these incredible game changers, and what their next moves spell for the future of business.
R 182,75 R 215,00

The reb and the rebel

The origin and development of the South African Jewish community is one small part of a vast and varied literature on the formation of 19th-century diasporic communities, worldwide. Records include ships' passenger lists, transit placements, immigration papers, memoirs, reminiscences and letters home and abroad.
R 279,65 R 329,00

Lunch with the FT : 52 Classic Interviews

From Angela Merkel to Sean 'P Diddy' Combs, Martin Amis to one of the Arab world's most notorious sons, this book brings you right to the table to decide what you think of or world's most powerful players.
R 199,75 R 235,00