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- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 54.95
In this book Brown argues that workers in East and Southeast Asia are significant actors in political change. Critically examining the themes of labour weakness, political exclusion and insignificance of 'class factors' he aims to bring workers back from the margins, demonstrating that both in the present and past the state has been entangled in processes... more...
- OUP Oxford 2005; US$ 16.99
Desmond Bernal - or 'Sage', as he was known, was an extraordinary man by any account - a brilliant scientist, a fervent Marxist, and a colourful, bohemian figure. This biography includes previously unpublished material from his diaries, and sheds new light on his international influence during both WWII and the ensuing peace movement. more...
- Cambridge University Press 2011; US$ 46.00
A new insight into the interplay between ceremonial ritual and power, drawing on the rich archives of medieval Bruges. more...
- OUP Oxford 2012; US$ 19.99
Joseph Rotblat's life poses deep and important questions about conscience, science and society. This biography presents the full story, from his childhood lived out under anti-Semitism, family tragedy at the hands of the Nazis; work on Britain's nuclear programme; and his single-minded dedication to nuclear disarmament and social responsibility. more...
- Granta Publications 2011; US$ 13.32
From the 1960s to the 1980s, Sweden was an affluent, egalitarian country envied around the world. Refugees were welcomed, even misfit young Englishmen could find a place there. Andrew Brown spent part of his childhood in Sweden during the 1960s. In the 1970s he married a Swedish woman and worked in a timber mill while helping to raise their small son.... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2014; US$ 6.79
"A finely crafted novel with an unstoppable plot." ?Top Billing In the sleepy Cape Winelands of South Africa the body of a young woman is found drifting in a river, and Detective Eberard Februarie is called in to investigate the case. It doesn't help matters that the young woman?Melanie Du Preez?was the daughter of a prominent local citizen. Professor... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95
That the works of the ancient tragedians still have an immediate and profound appeal surely needs no demonstration, yet the modern reader continually stumbles across concepts which are difficult to interpret or relate to ? moral pollution, the authority of oracles, classical ideas of geography ? as well as the names of unfamiliar legendary and mythological... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 57.95
Music Technology in Education lays out the principles of music technology and how they can be used to enhance musical teaching and learning in primary and secondary education. Previously published as Computers in Music Education , this second edition has been streamlined to focus on the needs of today?s music education student. It has been completely... more...
- Penguin Random House South Africa 2016; US$ 11.00
Once an enemy of the apartheid police, Andrew Brown has worked as a police reservist for almost twenty years. In this book he takes the reader on patrol with him ? into the ganglands of the Cape Flats, the townships of Masiphumelele and Nyanga, and the high-walled Southern Suburbs. Good Cop, Bad Cop is a personal account of the perilous and often conflicting... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 58.95
This book offers wide-ranging insights into the organising capacities of workers in Asia today. Nine case-studies examine workers' responses to class relations through independent unions, non-government organisations (NGOs) and more (dis)organised struggles. Countering the notion that globalisation holds entirely negative consequences for labour organisation,... more...