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History - General & World

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 301,75 R 355,00

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

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

A Marxist History of the World : From Neanderthals to Neoliberals

Magisterial analysis of human history, from the first hominid to the Great Recession of 2008. Written from the perspective of ordinary men and women.
R 488,75 R 575,00

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

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 201,41 R 236,95

A People's History of the Second World War : Resistance Versus Empire

A history of the Second World War as fought 'from below' by anti-fascist militias, who worked both with and against the allied powers.
R 539,75 R 635,00