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A Blueprint for War : FDR and the Hundred Days That Mobilized America

One hundred days that set the stage for the American Century

In the cold winter months that followed Franklin Roosevelt's election in November 1940 to an unprecedented third term in the White House, he confronted a worldwide military and moral catastrophe. Almost all the European democracies had fallen under the ruthless onslaught of the Nazi army and air force. Great Britain stood alone, a fragile bastion between Germany and American immersion in war. In the Pacific world, Japan had e
R 285,39 R 335,75

21 Lessons for the 21st Century

**FROM THE AUTHOR OF THE MILLION COPY BESTSELLER SAPIENS**Yuval Noah Harari returns in August 2018 with a new book, 21 Lessons for the 21st Century.
R 272,00 R 320,00

A Bold and Dangerous Family : The Rossellis and the Fight Against Mussolini

His opponents - including editors, publishers, union representatives, lawyers and judges - were beaten into submission. She has drawn on letters and diaries never previously translated into English to reveal - in all its intimacy - a family driven by loyalty, duty and courage, yet susceptible to all the self-doubt and fear that humans are prey to.
R 182,75 R 215,00

100 Nasty Women of History : Brilliant, badass and completely fearless women everyone should know

100 fascinating and brilliantly written stories about history's bravest, baddest but little known 'nasty' women from across the world.
R 276,25 R 325,00

’n Leeftyd later: Herinneringe aan Angola

Marthie Voigt (nooi Prinsloo) is in 1931 in Suidwes-Afrika gebore; die vierde van ses kinders. Wat volg is ’n groot avontuur. Marthie word groot in die wye en ongetemde vlaktes van Angola. Die Prinsloo-gesin trek baie rond agter goeie weiding en gesonder toestande aan.
R 212,50 R 250,00

24 Hours at the Somme

The first day of the Somme has had more of a widespread emotional impact on the psyche of the British public than any other battle in history. Now, 100 years later, the author attempts to understand the carnage, using the voices of the British and German soldiers who lived through that awful day.
R 182,75 R 215,00

1916 : Ireland's Revolutionary Tradition

This history of modern Ireland follows the thread of 1916's `revolutionary tradition' as it has unravelled across the century.
R 323,00 R 380,00

50 Flippen Brilliant South Africans

What does it take to be a flippen brilliant South African? Simple: sheer brilliance and a good story. So, whether naughty or noble, crazy or controversial, here are 50 of the most talented, successful, inspirational, intriguing, fascinating Saffers to have walked the planet...
R 212,50 R 250,00

A Cameo from the Past : The Prehistory and Early History of the Kruger National Park

In 1926, the Kruger National Park was proclaimed - this is its story.
R 722,50 R 850,00

A century of postgraduate Anglo Boer war studies : Master's and doctoral studies completed at universities in South Africa, in English-speaking countries and on the European Continent 1908-2008

This study provides students, historians, and other academics and scholars, as well as other researchers and anyone interested in the history of the Anglo-Boer War, with as comprehensive a list as possible of all postgraduate studies completed on any conceivable aspect of the war.
R 246,50 R 290,00

1434: The Year a Chinese Fleet Sailed to Italy and Ignited the Renaissance

In his bestselling book 1421:The Year China Discovered the World, Gavin Menzies revealed that it was the Chinese that discovered America, not Columbus. Now he presents further astonishing evidence that it was also Chinese advances in science, art, and technology that formed the basis of the European Renaissance and our modern world.
R 178,50 R 210,00

32 Battalion

32 Battalion is the gripping inside story of South Africa's most controversial fighting unit of the 1970s and 1980s.
R 221,00 R 260,00