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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...

  • 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 Making of Modern South Africaby Nigel Worden

    Wiley 2011; US$ 38.95

    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...

  • Drink the Bitter Rootby Gary Geddes

    Counterpoint 2012; US$ 26.00

    Drink the Bitter Root is an international story about the ethical and environmental footprint world nations are leaving in Africa in their determined efforts to destabilize and loot the continent. In the spirit of Robert Kaplan and Samantha Power, Gary Geddes sets out in search of justice, healing and reconciliation. He begins his journey at the... more...

  • The Rough Guide to Cape Town, The Winelands & The Garden Routeby Tony Pinchuck; Barbara McCrea

    Rough Guides 2012; US$ 21.99

    Now available in ePub format. The Rough Guide to Cape Town, the Winelands, and the Garden Route is the ultimate travel guide to South Africa's most captivating city and its surrounding region. Full-color photography illustrates the finest of Cape Town's colonial architecture, vibrant neighborhoods, and iconic setting. This guide will... 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...

  • A Hedonist's Guide to Cape Townby Pippa de Bruyn; Keith Bain

    Hg2 2010; US$ 12.00

    Beaches, bars, and incredible beauty ? South Africa's southern city of Cape Town offers it all in abundance. Travelers can explore the wineries of Constantia, relax on the golden sands of Camps Bay, take in the view from Table Mountain, and indulge in some great gastronomy. The newly designed, tabbed layout with larger photographs guides travelers... more...

  • A Hedonist's Guide to Johannesburgby Andrew Ludwig

    Hg2 2010; US$ 12.00

    The beating heart of corporate South Africa, Johannesburg's history is built on the gold and diamonds of Witwatersrand. Dynamic and cosmopolitan, travelers can explore the vibrant restaurants, bars and cultural life before heading off for adventure in the Kruger National Park. The guide's clean, block-color snakeskin leather effect flexicover is as... more...

  • The Zanzibar Chest: A Memoir of Love and Warby Aidan Hartley

    HarperCollins Publishers 2011; Not Available

    A deeply affecting memoir of a childhood in Africa and the continent's horrendous wars, which Hartley witnessed at first hand as a journalist in the 1990s. Shortlisted for the prestigious Samuel Johnson Prize for Non-fiction, this is a masterpiece of autobiographical journalism. more...