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    The Life and Times of John Trevisa, Medieval Scholar

    R1 420,00
    Tevisa (ca. 1342-1402) was perhaps the greatest translator of Latin into English during the age of Chaucer. Fowler's (English, U. of Washington) study of his life as a child in Cornwall, a student at Oxford, and vicar of Berkeley provides a thorough social and intellectual history of 14th-century En

    Cornwallis: The Imperial Years

    R1 066,00
    This is the second and final volume of the Wickwires' definitive biography of Cornwallis. It details Cornwallis's work in India, his contributions in Britain as master general of ordnance, his tenure as lord lieutenant and commander in chief in Ireland, and his diplomacy in negotiating the peace of Amiens.

    Henry I: King of England and Duke of Normandy

    R2 318,00
    This book presents the first comprehensive biography of Henry I, as well as an evocation of his court.

    In Pursuit of Right and Justice: Edward Weinfeld as Lawyer and Judge

    R1 888,00
    Weinfeld was influential as a judge and community member - representing immigrants and their legal rights.

    Napoleons Leben - Ich Der Kaiser

    R1 439,00

    Tagebucher

    R1 595,00

    Keyword: Anger

    R1 235,00

    The New Ayn Rand Companion

    R1 639,00
    A guide to the life and works of Ayn Rand, chronicling and summarizing her writings, presenting information about her national and global impact - and the response to it - and providing a comprehensive bibliography. This edition contains summaries of books and articles about Rand.

    Flawed Giant: Lyndon Johnson and His Times, 1961-73

    R2 097,00
    In this final volume of his biography of Lyndon Johnson, Dallek takes us through Johnson's tumultuous years in the White House, his accomplishments there, and the tragic war that would be his downfall.

    Auguste Comte: Volume 3: An Intellectual Biography: v. 3

    R2 124,00
    This volume explores the life and works of Auguste Comte from 1852 to 1857 and the impact of his positivist philosophy and Religion of Humanity.

    Germans in the Civil War: The Letters They Wrote Home

    R1 609,00
    German Americans were one of the largest immigrant groups in the Civil War era, and they comprised nearly 10 percent of all Union troops. This collection of letters, written by German immigrants to friends and family back home, provides a different angle to our understanding of the Civil War experience.

    Magic Chemistry

    R1 796,00
    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.

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

    R1 450,00
    The incidental writings of Kierkegaard provide direct access to the thought of the many-faceted nineteenth-century philosopher

    The Selected Letters of Ralph Waldo Emerson

    R1 909,00
    Distinguished Emerson scholar Joel Myerson has selected 350 letters written between 1813 and 1880 that best represents the scope of Emerson's correspondence.