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History - General & World

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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 195,50 R 230,00

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 226,31 R 266,25

A Rage for Order: The Middle East in Turmoil, from Tahrir Square to Isis

A vivid portrait of the legacy of the Arab Spring, told through the stories of those who lived it, by distinguished New York Times correspondent, Robert F. Worth.
R 195,50 R 230,00

Africa's Long Road Since Independence : The Many Histories of a Continent

'A superb book...genuinely innovative' Jack Spence OBE, King's College London Over the last half century, sub-Saharan Africa has not had one history, but many. Histories that have intertwined, converged and diverged. They have involved a continuing process of decolonization and state-building, conflict, economic problems but also progress and the perpetual interplay of structure and agency. This new view of those histories looks in particular at the relationship between territorial, economic, p
R 216,75 R 255,00

African Archaeology without frontiers : Papers from the 2014 PanAfrican Archaeological Association Congress

Confronting national, linguistic and disciplinary boundaries, contributors to African Archaeology Without Frontiers argue against artificial limits and divisions created through the study of `ages' that in reality overlap and cannot and should not be understood in isolation.
R 355,30 R 418,00

A place to live : Red location and its history from 1903 to 2013

The book provides captivating insights into the rich tapestry of meaning that fashioned the Red Location into the township that it became, and the many stalwarts that contributed to its vibrant and interesting history.
R 352,75 R 415,00

A World of Letters : Reading Communities and Cultural Debates in Early Apartheid South Africa

A world of letters retrieves an important but largely forgotten history of readers, reading practices and cultural debates in early apartheid South Africa. Corinne Sandwith pursues this history in the ephemeral spaces of oppositional newspapers, literary magazines, debating societies and theatre groups.
R 310,25 R 365,00

A Tank Gunner's Story

Recounting the reality of the Second World War was cathartic for the veteran, an epiphany for his son's perceived glamour of combat
R 361,25 R 425,00

African delights

African delights is a unique literary journey through some critical moments in South African history. The journey begins in Sophiatown of the 1950s, one of the most definitive periods in South African urban culture.
R 191,25 R 225,00

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

African Studies: Kings, Commoners and Concessionaires: The Evolution and Dissolution of the Nineteenth-Century Swazi State Series Number 31

This is the first full-length study of the political economy of one of the African states formed during the nineteenth-century Zulu revolution. It covers the evolution of the Swazi state and the dynamics of its stratified systems; its relations with the surrounding Boer societies; and its eventual dissolution.
R 561,00 R 660,00