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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.

    Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind

    R195,00 R230,00
    Planet Earth is 4.5 billion years old. In just a fraction of that time, one species among countless others has conquered it. Us. We are the most advanced and most destructive animals ever to have lived. What makes us brilliant? What makes us deadly? What makes us Sapiens? The author explores who we are, how we got here and where we're going.

    Between Hope and Despair: Pedagogy and the Remembrance of Historical Trauma

    This volume examines the pedagogical problem of how remembrance is to proceed when what is to be remembered is underscored by a logic difficult to comprehend and which is subversive of the human character of existence.

    Genocide on settler frontiers

    R435,00 R466,00
    In September 2012, UNESCO held its first ever consultation with member states on the subject of Holocaust and genocide education, recognising the importance of teaching the history of genocide. The aim was to find approaches to raise awareness about the recurrence of mass atrocities and genocide in different environments.

    The China Question: Great Power Rivalry and British Isolation, 1894-1905

    R4 252,00
    A global study of British policy over the 'China Question' from 1894-1905, emphasizing the connections between European and overseas developments, and encompassing diplomatic, commercial, financial, and strategic factors as well as the politics of foreign policy.

    Rising Life Expectancy: A Global History

    This book traces the global history of rising life expectancy in the last 200 years.

    Global Connections: Volume 2, Since 1500: Politics, Exchange, and Social Life in World History

    R708,00 R895,35
    Emphasizing global interconnectedness, Volume 2 of this undergraduate history textbook covers the early modern period through to modern times.

    You Did What?: Mad Plans and Great Historical Disasters

    Presents a fascinating compilation of historical disasters, bad ideas, follies, and poor decisions, including the Trojan Horse, the construction of a community on Love Canal, the introduction of rabbits to Australia, and many more. Original.

    The Pessimist's Guide to History: An Irresistible Compendium of Catastrophes, Barbarities, Massacres, and Mayhem from 14 Billion Years Ago to 2007

    For every spectacular discovery throughout history, there have been a hundred devastating epidemics; for every benevolent despot, a thousand like Vlad the Impaler; for every cup half-full, a larger cup half-empty. This guide offers presents the darkest events in history.

    Mustafa Kemal Ataturk: Heir to the Empire

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Half a Wing, Three Engines and a Prayer: B-17's Over Germany

    R363,00 R390,77
    A well-researched, highly readable account of a B-17 combat crew's experience.

    The Military Revolution: Military Innovation and the Rise of the West, 1500-1800

    R527,00 R585,99
    A new edition of Geoffrey Parker's illustrated history of the impact of western warfare 1500-1800.

    Religions of Rome: Volume 1, A History: v. 1: History

    A comprehensive and radical new survey of religious life in Rome over the course of a millennium.

    The Cartoon History of the Modern World: From Columbus to the U.S. Constitution: Part 1

    R235,00 R291,48
    Part of a two-volume work, which covers the history, personalities, and topics that have shaped our universe. This volume picks up where Gonick's bestselling "Cartoon History of the Universe" left off with Christopher Columbus about to set sail on his fateful voyage to the New World. It culminates with the American Revolution and US Constitution.