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  • 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...

  • 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 Barbara McCrea; Tony Pinchuck

    Rough Guides 2012; US$ 21.99

    Full-colour throughout, The Rough Guide to Cape Town, the Winelands and the Garden Route is the ultimate travel guide to one of the world's most captivating regions. With 30 years experience and our trademark 'tell it like it is' writing style Rough Guides cover all the basics with practical, on-the-ground details, as well as unmissable alternatives... 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...

  • White Boy Runningby Christopher Hope

    Pan Macmillan 2012; US$ 6.96

    In 1987, after a twelve year absence, Chistopher Hope returned to South Africa to report on the run up to that year's whites-only election. The nature of the election campaign and the bitter defeat of the liberals lead him to write this satirical, evocative portrait of what it looked and felt like growing up in a country gripped by an absurd, racist... more...

  • White Boy Runningby Christopher Hope

    Pan Macmillan UK 2004; US$ 15.45

    The classic memoir of growing up in South Africa during the apartheid regime. Full of exquisite and despairing descriptions of the landscape the White Boy is running through, this mordantly witty account of escape, displacement and disillusionment is a modern classic of journalistic memoir. more...

  • The Lion Sleeps Tonightby Rian Malan

    Atlantic Books Ltd 2013; US$ 17.49

    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$ 72.35

    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...