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    Metchnikoff and the Origins of Immunology: From Metaphor to Theory

    R4 566,00
    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.

    'In Solitude, for Company': W. H. Auden After 1940: Unpublished Prose and Recent Criticism

    R5 008,00
    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and his letters, essays and lectures, this study demonstrates the scope of his intellect and includes some of his unpublished prose.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.

    The World of Orderic Vitalis: Norman Monks and Norman Knights

    R3 682,00
    Monastic life, the royal courts and Norman nobility as depicted by Orderic's medieval chronicle.

    Australian Between Empires: The Life of Percy Spender

    R3 350,00
    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.

    Law Practice of Alexander Hamilton: v. 5

    R4 455,00
    Editors of v. 3-5: J. Goebel, Jr. and J.H. Smith.

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

    R3 795,00
    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.

    North Atlantic Civilization at War: World War II Battles of Sky, Sand, Snow, Sea and Shore

    R3 553,00
    This text recounts the World War II journey's of a soldier, a ship, and a bottle of spirits through, and around, five turning-point battles, constrained more by geography and climate, than by generals and admirals.

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

    R3 931,00
    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.

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

    R3 527,00
    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.

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

    R3 527,00
    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.

    An Indian Freedom Fighter Recalls Her Life

    R3 931,00
    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.

    Brigham Young: Sovereign in America

    R3 486,00

    The Lyrics: 1961-2012

    R3 972,00 R4 571,10

    The Correspondence of Charles Darwin: Volume 22, 1874: Volume 22

    R3 250,00
    This volume contains letters from the year in which Darwin worked on insectivorous plants and published the second edition of Descent of Man.