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    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

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

    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 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.

    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.

    The Eternal Army


    65 Years of Friendship


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

    #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.

    Weapons of WWII

    R99,00 R190,00
    This beautiful reference guide provides a clear and comprehensive look at the weapons and vehicles of all the countries that fought in World War II. It offers an excellent overview of the diverse weaponry used by both the Axis Powers and the Allies. The weapons described here range from the pistol to the 75t battle tank and from single-engine fighter planes to the largest, heaviest battleships ever to have sailed the seas. Everything you might want to know about the development and deployment of each type of weapon can be found here along with technical specifications, brought to life by over 500 photographs and technical drawings. Bursting with facts, this book is a treasure trove for anyone interested in history or military history wishing to learn more about how developments in weapons technology influenced the course of World War II.

    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.'

    The Holocaust: A New History


    Henry VI, Margaret of Anjou and the Wars of the Roses: From Contemporary Chronicles, Letters and Records

    Henry VI was weak and feeble, but his wife Margaret of Anjou, 'a great and strong laboured woman', became a formidable political force in her own right. The dynastic struggle that became known as the Wars of the Roses brought the usurpation of Edward IV, the humiliation and exile of Margaret, and the murder of Henry in the Tower of London.

    Death on the Nile: Uncovering the Afterlife of Ancient Egypt

    R1 125,00
    Reflects the continuing public fascination with Ancient Egyptian coffins, mummies and burials.


    Intricacy is a delicate investigation of the lives of the author's mother, the activist, mystic and painter Lesley, who was married to the novelist Jack Cope, and the characters surrounding her.

    The Debris of Ham: Ethnicity, Regionalism and the 1994 Rwandan Genocide

    R1 203,00
    This book investigates the juxtaposition of ethnicity and regionalism in Rwandan politics and the unfolding of the worst mass murder at the end of the twentieth century.