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History - Ancient to Modern

History - Ancient to Modern
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A Chill in the Air : An Italian War Diary 1939-1940

Iris Origo, one of the twentieth century's great diarists, was born in England in 1902. As a child, she moved between England, Ireland, Italy and America, never quite belonging anywhere. It was only when she married an Italian man that she came to rest in one country. Fifteen years later, that country would be at war with her own.

With piercing insight, Origo documents the grim absurdities that her adopted Italy underwent as war became more and more unavoidable. Connected to everyone, f
R 153,00 R 180,00

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

Amazons: The Real Warrior Women of the Ancient World

Since the time of the ancient Greeks we have been fascinated by accounts of the Amazons, an elusive tribe of hard-fighting, horse-riding female warriors.
R 182,75 R 215,00

A Distant Mirror: The Calamitous 14th Century

The fourteenth century was a time of fabled crusades and chivalry, glittering cathedrals and grand castles. It was also a time of ferocity and spiritual agony, a world of chaos and the plague.

Here, Barbara Tuchman masterfully reveals the two contradictory images of the age, examining the great rhythms of history and the grain and texture of domestic life as it was lived: what childhood was like; what marriage meant; how money, taxes and war dominated the lives of serf, noble and cler
R 272,00 R 320,00

A History of Algeria

This book is for students and scholars interested in the history and politics of Algeria, the Middle East, Africa, France and the Mediterranean. It covers five hundred years of history, from the arrival of the Ottomans in 1516 to the aftermath of the Arab uprisings of 2011.
R 411,58 R 484,21

Ancient Kanesh: A Merchant Colony in Bronze Age Anatolia

This book presents a detailed description of the political, cultural, and economic world of ancient Kanesh (present-day Kultepe, Turkey), a vibrant Bronze Age Anatolian trade outpost and the earliest attested commercial society in world history.
R 1 226,17 R 1 442,55

Cambridge International AS Level History Teacher's Resource CD-ROM

Cambridge International AS Level History is a suite of three books that offer complete coverage of the Cambridge International AS Level History syllabus (code 9389).
R 1 062,50 R 1 250,00

Cambridge International AS Level History of the USA 1840-1941 Coursebook

Cambridge International AS Level History is a suite of three books that offer complete coverage of the Cambridge International AS Level History syllabus (code 9389).
R 391,00 R 460,00

Cambridge International AS Level European History 1789-1917

Cambridge International AS Level History is a suite of three books that offer complete coverage of the Cambridge International AS Level History syllabus (code 9389).
R 391,00 R 460,00

African Studies: Status and Respectability in the Cape Colony, 1750-1870: A Tragedy of Manners Series Number 98

This compelling 1999 example of the cultural history of South Africa argues that cultural factors were related to high political developments in the colonial Cape. It describes changes in social identity accompanying the transition from Dutch to British overrule, and the development of white racism and of ideologies of resistance.
R 377,27 R 443,85

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

African Studies: Masters and Servants on the Cape Eastern Frontier, 1760-1803 Series Number 97

This book is about the conquest and reduction to servitude of the Khoisan in the eastern Cape in the period up to 1799. It sheds light on the history of the South African interior during the late eighteenth century, when South Africa's specific variant of social discrimination first evolved.
R 1 320,48 R 1 553,51