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- Random House Struik 2010; US$ 6.00
Dancing to a Different Rhythm chronicles the experiences of a remarkable woman who was prepared to sacrifice a conventional life and brilliant career in her quest for the freedom of her country, while raising a young family in foreign lands. It is a gripping tale of politics and life in exile, but also an extraordinary love story that transcended severe... more...
- Random House Struik 2010; US$ 6.00
In September 2008, Thabo Mbeki was ?recalled? as president of South Africa, seven months before his term was due to end. This book takes stock of Mbeki?s presidency, by focusing on a simple question: how has South Africa prospered or weakened under his stewardship? The Mbeki Legacy considers how Mbeki consolidated power and why he was defeated at the... more...
- Pan Macmillan UK 2004; US$ 13.63
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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- The History Press 2013; US$ 19.99
This beautifully illustrated social history of Devon during the First World War examines the cultural changes brought about during this period. Every sector of society felt the impact of the war acutely. People pulled together in some things, and pulled apart in others. Men had to decide whether to enlist or not, and risk the social, moral and physical... more...
- De Gruyter 2013; US$ 42.00
This work documents the changes that transformed Africa during the 19 th century, during the colonial period, and since African societies and states have moved toward freedom. It presents major political and economic transformations and their impact on social hierarchy and the cultural identity of African peoples. Recent literature is... more...