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- The Floating Press 1902; US$ 4.99
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle made his name and cemented his literary reputation as the master of detective fiction with the Sherlock Holmes tales, but his wide-ranging interests led him to produce a remarkable array of books over the course of his career. This is his meticulously researched account of England's war with the Boers in South Africa, which... more...
- Indiana University Press 2015; US$ 29.99
Africa's Past, Our Future engages the history of the African continent through the perspective of global issues such as political instability, economic development, and climate change. Since the past may offer alternative models for thinking about our collective future, this book promotes an appreciation for African social, economic, and political... more...
- Jonathan Ball Publishers 2015; US$ 26.25
‘I am greatly privileged to have known him and to have fallen under his spell. His long imprisonment, restriction and early death were a major tragedy for our land and the world.? – ARCHBISHOP DESMOND TUTU on Sobukwe On 21 March 1960, Robert Mangaliso Sobukwe led a mass defiance of South Africa?s pass laws. He urged blacks to go to the nearest police... more...
- Jonathan Ball Publishers 2015; US$ 24.79
An important and original contribution to the study of the archive, The Mirror in the Ground approaches the discipline of archaeology in South Africa from the perspective of an interest in visualities. Author Nick Shepherd argues that it makes sense to talk about an archaeological aesthetics. The book explores the part a specifically archaeological... more...
- MobileReference.com 2010; US$ 3.99
London to Ladysmith via Pretoria is a book written by Winston Churchill. It is a personal record of Churchill's impressions during the first five months of the Second Boer War. It includes an account of the Relief of Ladysmith, and also the story of Churchill's capture and dramatic escape from the Boers. The book was first published in 1900,... more...
- MobileReference.com 2010; US$ 4.99
This illustrated Travel Guide is designed for optimal navigation on Kindle and other electronic devices. It is indexed alphabetically and by category, making it easier to access individual articles. Articles feature information about attractions, landmarks, districts, transportation, cultural venues, dining, history and much more. Addresses, telephones,... more...
- Wilfrid Laurier University Press 2006; US$ 48.95
From roughly 1818 to 1867, Faku was ruler of the Mpondo Kingdom located in what is now the north-east section of the Eastern Cape, South Africa. Because of Faku's legacy, the Mpondo Kingdom became the last African state in Southern Africa to fall under colonial rule. When his father died, Faku inherited his power. In a period of intense raiding,... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2000; US$ 75.00
A comprehensive survey of the whole of South African history from pre-colonial times to 1999, essential for serious students of the subject. It handles all major topics in some depth, with special focus on the dramatic changes in that country since 1990. It includes an important chapter on the Truth and Reconciliation Commission and information on... more...
- Grosvenor House Publishing 2011; US$ 8.74
Hazel Hutchinson went to South Africa in 1956 looking for a good life in a new country. Instead she met and fell in love with black South African writer and political activist, Alfred Hutchinson. South Africa then was no place for a mixed race relationship so they made the hazardous journey across Africa to Ghana. Alfred told the story of his journey... more...