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1 Recce : Volume 2 : Agter Vyandelike Linies

Daar was hewige vuurgevegte, oorwinnings, maar ook verliese . . . 1 Recce, Agter vyandelike linies, neem die leser tot in die Recces se "binnekamer". In hul eie woorde vertel Recce-operateurs van die lewensgevaarlike operasies wat hulle onder groot geheimhouding in die laat 1970's in Angola en Rhodesie uitgevoer het.
R 246,50

1 Recce : Volume 2 : Behind Enemy Lines

1 Recce, Behind Enemy Lines, takes the reader into the Recces' inside chamber. In their own words the Recces detail life-threatening operations performed under great secrecy.
R 290,00

A Fistful of Shells : West Africa from the Rise of the Slave Trade to the Age of Revolution

Winner of the Nayef Al-Rodhan Prize for Global Cultural Understanding 2019 Shortlisted for the Cundill History Prize and the Pius Adesanmi Memorial Award 'Astonishing, staggering' Ben Okri, Daily Telegraph A groundbreaking history that will transform our view of West Africa By the time of the 'Scramble for Africa' in the late nineteenth century, Africa had already been globally connected for many centuries. Its gold had fuelled the economies of Europe and Islamic world since around 1000
R 199,75 R 235,00

A Dream Realised : The Challenges and Triumphs of Building a Mandela Legacy

When Madiba asked this question, he sowed the seeds of a challenge that would grow into a legacy. A seed may be small but its size is disproportionate to what it can become over time. The Nelson Mandela Children’s Hospital was a project that seemed impossible when it was just an idea that started with ten people seated around a dinner table.
R 272,00 R 320,00

A Brief History of Puzzles : 120 of the World's Most Baffling Brainteasers from the Sphinx to Sudoku

A mindbending history of the greatest puzzles of all time, by the author of The Things That Nobody Knows.
R 238,00 R 280,00

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 335,75 R 395,00

A Cultural History of Western Empires : Volumes 1-6

A Cultural History of Western Empires presents historians, and scholars and students of related fields, with the first comprehensive and interdisciplinary overview of the cultural history of empire from ancient times to modernity. With six highly illustrated volumes covering 2500 years, this is the definitive reference work on the subject, comprising: Volume 1. A Cultural History of Western Empires in Antiquity (500BCE-800CE) Volume 2. A Cultural History of Western Empires in the Middle Ages
R 8 831,50 R 10 390,00

A darker shade of pale : A memoir of apartheid South Africa

A Darker Shade of Pale is a moving account of Beryl’s family and community life in segregated South Africa - the injustices, humiliation and challenges and finally finding acceptance when she moved to Australia in the 1980s.
R 212,50 R 250,00

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 289,00 R 340,00

’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 233,75 R 275,00

100 Things Superman Fans Should Know & do Before They Die

Whether you're a die-hard comic book fan from the Golden Age or a new follower of Henry Cavill and Zack Snyder, these are the 100 things all fans need to know and do in their lifetime. Joseph McCabe of Nerdist.com has collected every essential piece of Superman knowledge and trivia, as well as must-do activities, and ranks them all from 1 to 100, providing an entertaining and easy-to-follow checklist as you progress on your way to fan superstardom!
R 289,00 R 340,00

A far-away war : Angola 1975-1989

South Africa's armed forces invaded Angola in 1975, setting off a war that had consequences for the whole region that are still felt today. A far-away war contributes to a wider understanding of this war in Angola and Namibia.
R 378,25 R 445,00

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

100 Things Avengers Fans Should Know & do Before They Die

"Your unauthorized guide to the comics, the movies, and beyond!"--Front cover.
R 289,00 R 340,00

A Civil War: A History of the Italian Resistance

A History of the Italian Resistance
R 339,15 R 399,00

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 760,75 R 895,00

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 187,00 R 220,00

A concise history of South Africa

This title provides a succinct overview of the past 1500 years of South African history, up to and including the government of Nelson Mandela. On the basis of a description of precolonial African societies and of colonial conquest, it concentrates on the economic and political transformations leading up to the radical changes of the past decade. Ne
R 323,00 R 380,00

A Concise History of the French Revolution

This concise yet rich introduction to the French Revolution explores the origins, development, and eventual decline of a movement that defines France to this day. Through an accessible chronological narrative, Sylvia Neely explains the complex events, conflicting groups, and rapid changes that characterized this critical period in French history. She traces the fundamental transformations in government and society that forced the French to come up with new ways of thinking about their place in
R 420,75 R 495,00

32 Battalion

32 Battalion is the gripping inside story of South Africa's most controversial fighting unit of the 1970s and 1980s.
R 238,00 R 280,00

A Culture of Censorship : Secrecy and Intellectual Repression in South Africa

Though much has been written on South African censorship, there has been little historical or theoretical analysis. This text examines why the South African state in the post-war period required such a massive system of thought control.
R 93,50 R 110,00

A Dictionary of World History

This invaluable, wide-ranging A to Z contains over 4,000 concise and reliable entries on all aspects of international history, from ancient times right up to the present day. An ideal quick reference work for students, and a fascinating source of historical information for anyone with an interest in the subject.
R 186,11 R 218,95