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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.

    History of the World in 1,000 Objects

    R399,00 R814,11

    Judgements on History and Historians

    R170,00 R200,00
    Ranging from the days of Ancient Egypt, through the Reformation to the time of Napoleon, this work presents a history of western civilisation. It was written during the time when the European empires spanned the globe, the modern age was being forged in the nationalist revolutions of 1848, and the western civilisation was in its pomp.

    1946: The Making of the Modern World

    R169,00 R199,00
    A compelling account of a crucial year in post-war history, in the tradition of Margaret MacMillan's award-winning and bestselling The Peacemakers.

    The Little Book of Big History: The Story of Life, the Universe and Everything

    R251,00 R295,00
    The Little Book of Big History breaks down the main themes of Big History into highly informative and accessible parts for all readers to enjoy.

    The Silk Roads: A New History of the World

    R204,00 R240,00
    Many books have been written which claim to be "A New History of the World". This one fully deserves the title...It is difficult, in a short review, to do justice to a book so ambitious, so detailed and so fascinating as this one -- Gerald DeGroot The Times A book that roves as widely as the geography it describes, encompassing worlds as far removed as those of Herodotus and Saddam Hussein, Hammurabi and Hitler...It is a tribute to Frankopan's scholarship and mastery of sources in multiple languages that he is as sure-footed on the ancient world as he is on the medieval and modern -- Justin Marozzi Sunday Times My book of the year: history on a grand scale, with a sweep of ambition that is rare ... A remarkable book on many levels, and one that anyone would have been proud to write: a proper historical epic of dazzling range, ambition and achievement -- William Dalrymple Observer The most illuminating book of the year ... A healthy antidote to Eurocentric accounts of history -- Books of the Year Times Literary Supplement Splendid ... tightly researched ... invigorating and profound with enough storytelling to excite the reader and enough fresh scholarship to satisfy the intellect...charismatic and essential -- Bettany Hughes Daily Telegraph A rare book that makes you question your assumptions about the world Wall Street Journal Based on astonishingly wide and deep reading and in all areas draws on the latest research...

    A Little History of the World

    R510,00 R600,00
    A glorious illustrated edition of the international bestseller

    The Secret History of the World

    R234,00 R275,00
    The complete history of the world, from the beginning of time to the present day, based on the beliefs and writings of the secret societies.

    Why the West Rules for Now: The Patterns of History and What They Reveal About the Future

    R259,00 R305,00
    Why does the West rule? This title answers this provocative question, drawing on 15,000 years of history and archaeology, and the methods of social science.

    World History in Minutes: 200 Key Concepts Explained in an Instant

    R183,00 R215,00
    The fastest way to learn about human history, from the Ice Age to modern oligarchs.

    1946: the Making of the Modern World

    R297,00 R349,00
    A compelling account of a crucial year in post-war history, in the tradition of Margaret MacMillan's award-winning and bestselling The Peacemakers.

    Bad History: How We Got the Past Wrong

    R157,00 R185,00
    Sorting the facts from the historical fiction, Bad History exposes the myths and misunderstandings that have wrongly influenced our understanding of world history.

    Heinemann Advanced History: Cold War in Europe and Asia

    R452,00 R516,00
    This series supports the AS and A-Levels starting September 2000. The series provides coverage of all the most popular topics, so you can cover the whole of the specification with up-to-date resources. This text concentrates on the Cold War.

    Global Crisis: War, Climate Change and Catastrophe in the Seventeenth Century

    R374,00 R440,00
    An accessible synthesis of the prescient best seller exploring seventeenth-century catastrophe and the impact of climate change

    1913: The Year before the Storm

    R200,00 R235,00