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    The History of the World: From the Dawn of Humanity to the Modern Age

    R99,00 R215,00
    In a narrative beginning almost 1.5 million years ago with the emergence of Homo erectus, Frank Welsh takes the reader from the Middle Ages to the Enlightenment, from the Industrial Revolution to the age of terrorism.

    Persian Fire: The First World Empire, Battle for the West

    R99,00 R205,00
    A brilliant new account of the world's very first clash of civilisations between the Persians and the Greeks in 480BC.

    The Scramble for Africa

    R149,00 R335,00
    *the full-scale story of the nineteenth-century imperial invasion of Africa

    Wealth and Power: China's Long March to the Twenty-first Century

    R79,00
    A lively and absorbing narrative of China's ascent from imperial doormat to global economic powerhouse.

    One of Us: The Story of a Massacre and its Aftermath

    R99,00 R230,00
    In the tradition of In Cold Blood, the account of a massacre and a gripping portrait of evil, by the author of The Bookseller of Kabul

    Warsaw 1944: Hitler, Himmler and the Crushing of a City

    R129,00 R175,00
    The traumatic story of one of the last major battles of World War II, in which the Poles fought off German troops and police, street by street, for sixty-three days.

    A Fort of Nine Towers

    R69,00 R180,00
    With all the emotional power of The Kite Runner, this is the very first true life account of growing up in Afghanistan, by a writer who still lives in Kabul.

    Eyes in the Night: An Untold Zulu Story

    R240,00 R280,00

    Hidden Figures: The Untold Story of the African-American Women Who Helped Win the Space Race

    R79,00 R210,00
    #1 New York Times Bestseller NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE Oscar Nominated For Best Picture and Best Adapted Screenplay Set amid the civil rights movement, the never-before-told true story of NASA's African-American female mathematicians who played a crucial role in America's space program.

    The Eternal Army

    R199,00

    65 Years of Friendship

    R255,00

    The Hunting Season: The Execution of James Foley, Islamic State, and the Real Story of the Kidnapping Campaign That Started a War

    R79,00 R240,00
    Based on his groundbreaking reporting for Vanity Fair, journalist James Harkin's harrowing investigation into the abduction, captivity, and execution of American journalist James Foley and the fate of more than two-dozen other ISIS hostages.

    One Hundred and Four Horses: A Family Forced to Run. The Horses They Had to Save. An Epic Journey to Freedom.

    R99,00 R205,00
    'A letter is handed to you. In broken English, it tells you that you must now vacate your farm; that this is no longer your home, for it now belongs to the crowd on your doorstep. Then the drums begin to beat.'

    King Leopold's Ghost: A Story of Greed, Terror and Heroism

    R169,00 R199,00
    A riveting and highly readable account of the Congo massacre, peopled by callous monarchs, corrupt adventurers and a handful of genuine heroes. WINNER OF THE 1999 DUFF COOPER PRIZE.

    Ancient Near East: the Basics

    R208,00 R245,00
    "Simultaneously published in the USA and Canada"--Title page verso.