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  • Of Warriors, Lovers and Prophetsby Max du Preez

    Random House Struik 2010; US$ 10.00

    South African history will never be the same again ? Shunning the predictable, Max du Preez has put on his investigative journalist?s cap and examined our past from a fresh perspective. The result is a collection of extraordinary and mostly unknown stories, all meticulously researched and written in an engaging and lively style. Instead of regurgitating... more...

  • Vereenigingby Leon Wessels

    Penguin Random House South Africa 2011; US$ 8.00

    Die pad waarlangs ons gekom het, is die rede hoekom ons verander het more...

  • The Making of Modern South Africaby Nigel Worden

    Wiley 2011; US$ 39.95

    The new edition of The Making of Modern South Africa provides a comprehensive, current introduction to the key themes and debates concerning the history of this controversial country. Engagingly written, the author provides a sharp, analytical overview of the new South Africa.  Examines the major issues in South Africa's history, from... more...

  • Sub-Saharan Africaby Lisa Zamosky

    Shell Education 2007; US$ 8.99

    Africa, the second largest continent on Earth, is home to the largest desert and the longest river in the world. Trade routes gave rise to the ancient kingdoms in Africa, providing a rich history in culture, trade, and tradition. more...

  • The Politics of Memoryby Raingard Esser

    BRILL 2012; US$ 163.00

    The Eighty Years? War and the partition of the Low Countries led to the publication of numerous chorographical works on towns and regions in the Northern and Southern Netherlands. This book offers a comparison of these histories reflecting political change and promoting new identities. more...

  • The Lion Sleeps Tonightby Rian Malan

    Atlantic Books 2013; US$ 10.99

    For Rian Malan, the blessing of living in South Africa is that every day presents him with material whose richness astounds those who live in saner places. Twenty years after the publication of his bestseller My Traitor's Heart , he is still strongly committed to the struggle against suffocating political rectitude. Malan eviscerates politicians,... more...

  • Sonntagsschutz und Ladenschluß.by Wolfgang Mosbacher

    Duncker & Humblot 2010; US$ 59.16

    Hauptbeschreibung Darf der Gesetzgeber die Ladenöffnung an Sonn- und Feiertagen ganz freigeben und damit die letzten einkaufsfreien Tage abschaffen? Nein, Art. 140 GG i. V. m. Art. 139 WRV verbietet dies zum Schutz der Arbeitsruhe und zur Möglichkeit der seelischen Erhebung. Die Öffnung am Sonntag, auch an Adventssonntagen, muß die Ausnahme bleiben.... more...

  • Studien zur Autobiographie.by Günter Niggl

    Duncker & Humblot 2012; US$ 41.98

    Hauptbeschreibung Die hier vorgelegte Sammlung von Studien umfaßt eine Auswahl kleinerer Schriften zur Autobiographie, die seit den siebziger Jahren bis heute die größeren Arbeiten Günter Niggls zu dieser Gattung begleiten. Eröffnet wird die Sammlung von zwei einführenden Aufsätzen über literarische Zweckformen allgemein, ihre Einordnung ins Literatursystem... more...

  • At the Fireside - Volume 1by Roger Webster

    Jonathan Ball Publishers 2013; US$ 7.29

    At the Fireside was born out of the need to preserve, retell and rekindle some of the stories of events and lives that have shaped and coloured South Africa. This book recalls our history and enables the reader to relive the stories of our sometimes forgotten past. These are tales of bravery and honour, greed and failure, hope and despair, but ultimately... more...

  • Thabo Mbekiby Mark Gevisser

    Jonathan Ball Publishers 2013; US$ 11.67

    What happens to a dream deferred? This question, from one of Thabo Mbeki's favourite poems by Langston Hughes, provides the thread for this magisterial biography of the second president of a democratic South Africa. In the long shadow of Nelson Mandela, Mbeki attempted to forge an identity for himself as the symbol of modern Africa. Mark Gevisser brings... more...