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    Red Seas: Ferdinand Smith and Radical Black Sailors in the United States and Jamaica

    R1 926,00
    Gerald Horne draws on the life of Ferdinand Smith, the Jamaican-born co-founder and second-in-command of the National Maritime Union (NMU), to make connections between labor radicalism and the Civil Rights Movement - demonstrating that the gains of the latter were propelled by the former and undermined by anticommunism.

    Briefe an Seine Familie

    R1 260,00

    Encyclopedia Madonnica 20

    R1 347,00

    Excluded from Suffrage History: Matilda Joslyn Gage, Nineteenth-Century American Feminist

    R1 395,00
    The story of Matilda Joslyn Gage, a key figure in the 19th-century women's suffrage movement. Her advanced feminist thought resulted in her exclusion from the movement and its history. Gage connected all of women's oppression to patriarchy and attacked the church as its prime sponsor.

    The Prison Memoirs of a Japanese Woman

    R1 160,00
    Defiant to the end (she hanged herself in prison on July 23, 1926), Kaneko Fumiko wrote this memoir as an indictment of the society that oppressed her, the family that abused and neglected her, and the imperial system that drove her to her death.

    Liu Shaoqi and the Chinese Cultural Revolution

    R1 160,00
    By addressing the issues that decimated China's monolithic elite in the late 1960s, this text illuminates not only the life and fate of Liu Shaoqi, but also the policy-making process of a revolutionary state facing the diverting exigencies of economic modernization and political development.

    The Complete Letters of Henry James, 1872-1876

    R1 953,00
    Presents in a critical and scholarly edition the complete letters of one of the great novelists and letter writers of the English language

    Magic Chemistry

    R1 832,00
    This is the autobiography of George Olah, a revolutionary whose impact on science is felt even today. His research into superacids yielded the term "magic acids". Olah guides the reader through his long and remarkable journey from growing up in Hungary to winning the Noble Prize in chemistry.

    Ayya's Accounts: A Ledger of Hope in Modern India

    R1 347,00
    Born in colonial India into a despised caste of former tree climbers, Ayya lost his mother as a child and came of age in a small town in lowland Burma. Forced to flee at the outbreak of World War II, he returned to southern India after a treacherous 1,700-mile journey by rail, boat, bullock cart, and foot.

    The History of William Marshal

    R1 650,00

    Samuel F. B. Morse 2 Volume Set: His Letters and Journals

    R2 215,00
    First published in 1914, this two-volume collection, with commentary, illuminates the remarkable life of the telegraph inventor.

    The Men of Cajamarca: A Social and Biographical Study of the First Conquerors of Peru

    R1 044,00
    The Men of Cajamarca is perhaps the fullest treatment yet published of any group of early Spaniards in America

    Mao's Road to Power: Revolutionary Writings, 1912-49: Volume 1: Pre-Marxist Period, 1912-20

    R1 160,00
    This is the first volume in a set covering the writings of Mao-Tse-tung and charting his progress from childhood to full political maturity. This work contains essays, letters, notes and articles in the period 1912 to 1920, which saw him move from liberalism, through anarchism to Marxism.