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    Metchnikoff and the Origins of Immunology: From Metaphor to Theory

    R3 575,00
    A critical study of the work of Elie Metchnikoff, the founding father of modern immunology. It explores Metchnikoff's development as an embryologist, showing how it prepared him to propose his theory of host-pathogen interaction.

    Medic: The Mission of an American Military Doctor in Occupied Japan and Wartorn Korea

    R3 325,00
    This text is Crawford F. Sam's account of public health reforms during the occupation of East Asia and their significance for the formation of a democratic state in Asia following World War II. It also tells of the efforts to control disease among refugees and civilians during the Korean War.

    Grace: Thirty Years of Fashion at Vogue

    R2 768,00
    A celebration of the work of legendary fashion stylist Grace Coddington in her first 30 years at Vogue UK and US

    An Indian Freedom Fighter Recalls Her Life

    R3 679,00
    This memoir intermingles the personal experiences of a member of the powerful Nehru household with many of the major events and patterns of the Indian struggle for independence. The author's life serves as an alternative to the stereotype of the repressed Indian woman.

    Australian Between Empires: The Life of Percy Spender

    R3 159,00
    Part biography, part transnational history, this study details the life and career of Percy Spender, one of Australia's most prominent twentieth-century political figures.

    Brigham Young: Sovereign in America

    R3 263,00

    'In Solitude, for Company': W. H. Auden After 1940: Unpublished Prose and Recent Criticism

    R4 721,00
    Concentrating on Auden's post-1940 writings and his letters, essays and lectures, this study demonstrates the scope of his intellect and includes some of his unpublished prose. Leading scholars and literary critics contribute discussions regarding key aspects of the later career of this major poet.

    Shakespearean Continuities: Essays in Honor of E. A. J. Honigman

    R3 577,00
    A collection of twenty-five new essays by Shakespeare scholars dealing especially with Shakespeare and his predecessors, Shakespeare and his contemporaries, Shakespeare in performance (including film) and Shakespeare in relation to later literature from the eighteenth century to the present.

    Modern American Lives: Individuals and Issues in American History Since 1945

    R3 325,00
    Includes narrative biographies of people who significantly, and sometimes decisively, impacted contemporary American life in a range of areas, including national politics, foreign policy, social and political activism, popular and literary culture, sports, and business.