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    Encyclopedia Madonnica 20

    R1 400,00

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

    R2 002,00
    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 310,00

    The Selected Letters of Ralph Waldo Emerson

    R2 024,00
    Distinguished Emerson scholar Joel Myerson has selected 350 letters written between 1813 and 1880 that best represents the scope of Emerson's correspondence.

    Soren Kierkegaard's Journals and Papers: Autobiographical, Part Two, 1848-1855: Volume 6

    R1 537,00
    The incidental writings of Kierkegaard provide direct access to the thought of the many-faceted nineteenth-century philosopher

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

    R1 450,00
    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 205,00
    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 205,00
    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

    R2 030,00
    Presents in a critical and scholarly edition the complete letters of one of the great novelists and letter writers of the English language

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

    R1 085,00
    The Men of Cajamarca is perhaps the fullest treatment yet published of any group of early Spaniards in America

    Earl Warren and the Struggle for Justice

    R1 460,00 R1 772,69
    Earl Warren and the Struggle for Justice traces the role of Progressive values in the life and career of one of the twentieth century's most influential jurists. Based on a review of new source materials, it defends Warren's social justice decisions against critics and assesses his work off the bench during a critical stage in American history.

    First Principles: The Jurisprudence of Clarence Thomas

    R2 002,00
    "...An excellent and balanced review of the justice's first years on the Court." (National Review) The paperback edition includes a provocative new Afterword by the author bringing the book up to date by assessing Justice Thomas's performance, and the reaction to his decisions, during the last five years.

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

    R1 205,00
    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.