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  • 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

    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...

  • 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$ 13.84

    Rian Malan has worked as a journalist in South Africa and the United States. My Traitor's Heart was his first book. He lives in South Africa. more...

  • Sonntagsschutz und Ladenschluß.by Wolfgang Mosbacher

    Duncker & Humblot 2010; US$ 58.35

    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...

  • Studien zur Autobiographie.by Günter Niggl

    Duncker & Humblot 2012; US$ 41.40

    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...