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A Breed Apart : The Inside Story of a Recce’s Special Forces Training Year

Over the years, many have signed up for the South African Special Forces selection course but only a select few have ever passed. The gruelling course pushes recruits to their physical and mental limits.
R 242,25 R 285,00

A Brief History of London

A brilliantly concise history of London, with a distinctive perspective focusing on the city in its national and, more importantly, international contexts, rather than London itself. Why did London become the foremost international city, how did it sustain that position, and what is happening to it now?
R 225,25 R 265,00

A Brief History of the Atlantic

A concise look at the evolution of one of our most crucial transport and trade routes that will open your eyes to its vivid history. Jeremy Black expertly spotlights those who embarked to cross the ocean over the last 550 years and how it came to be established as the ocean for the world.
R 263,50 R 310,00

1 Recce : Volume 3 : Through Stealth Our Strength

The Battle of Cuito Cuanavale has been a source of fierce contestation and emotion for decades, but up to now little was known about the Recces' presence there. Strachan, himself an ex-Recce, reveals more on the Recces' involvement.
R 320,00

1 Recce : Volume 3 : Onsigbaarheid is Ons Krag

Die Slag van Cuito Cuanavale is al lank 'n bron van hewige konflik en emosie, maar tot nou was min bekend oor die Recces se teenwoordigheid daar. Alexander Strachan, bekroonde skrywer en self 'n oud-Recce, onthul meer oor die Recces se betrokkenheid.
R 320,00

A Century of South African Naval History : The South African Navy and its Predecessors

The author builds on an impressive body of work that has spanned decades of research on the topic. This is now brought together in a seminal compendium to the history of our Navy. This book provides a most timeous, comprehensive and up to date history of the South African Navy and its predecessors.
R 280,00

A Cape Odyssey

Take a wonderful journey back in time with Roger as he investigates historical maps and the mapmakers that have inspired this rich and unusual collection of beautifully illustrated essays: The author’s research has revealed stories of discovery, development, disease, dispute, dispossession, forgotten places, passes and people.
R 320,00

100 Turning Points in Military History : The Critical Decisions, Key Events, and Breakthrough Inventions and Discoveries That Shaped Warfare Around the World

100 Turning Points in American History is devoted to the critical decisions, key events, and breakthrough inventions and discoveries that shaped our nation.
R 340,00 R 400,00

A Brief History of South Africa : From Earliest Times to the Mandela Presidency

A Brief History of South Africa is an introduction to South African history from the earliest times to the Mandela Presidency. Using both a narrative chronology and thematic chapters, the book encourages critical thinking about how history shaped South Africa.
R 240,00

A Bicycle, A Chess Set, an African River

What makes Pat Simmons, a retired engineer, give up his comfortable middle class living and wade across a crocodile infested river with a bicycle strapped to his back, in order to teach chess to schoolchildren at the Mission station?
R 220,00

A Handful of Hard Men

The story of the SAS and the battle for Rhodesia. Wessels goes in-depth to tell the story of those who fought and died while in the Rhodesian SAS regiments. The political landscape of the time also gets a thorough going-over, with many surprising facts that are not well known.
R 350,00

50 People Who F***ed Up South Africa : The Lost Decade

To mark the tenth anniversary of the smash-hit 50 People Who Stuffed Up South Africa, the original 50 People team brings you an all-new sequel: 50 People Who F***ed Up South Africa: The lost decade.
R 285,00

1986

1986 was a pivotal year in South African history. It was the year of the vigilante, the year of the necklace - but also the year the talking began. Drawing on newspaper articles, memoirs, and little-known histories, William Dicey presents a compelling diary of a very bad year.
R 290,00

1939 : A People's History

A vivid people's history, based on original source material, of the twelve months leading up to the outbreak of the war nobody wanted in 1939, perfect for fans of Antony Beevor, Max Hastings, Christopher Clark and Margaret Macmillan.
R 250,00

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 320,00

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 320,00

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 Concise History of Poland

Recent years have witnessed significant changes within Poland, Eastern Europe, and the wider world. This new edition reflects and examines the current issues facing a Poland which some would accuse of being out of touch with 'European values'.
R 440,00

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 250,00

1946: The Making of the Modern World

A compelling account of a crucial year in post-war history, in the tradition of Margaret MacMillan's award-winning and bestselling The Peacemakers.
R 350,00

A Concise History of the United States of America

Woven through this richly crafted study of America's shifting social and political landscapes are the multiple voices of the nation's history: slaves and slave owners, revolutionaries and reformers, soldiers and statesmen, immigrants and refugees. These voices help define the United States at the dawn of a new century.
R 440,00

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 250,00

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 480,00

32 Battalion

32 Battalion is the gripping inside story of South Africa's most controversial fighting unit of the 1970s and 1980s.
R 320,00