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    Voices of World War II: Contemporary Accounts of Daily Life

    R2 472,00
    Drawing together a wide variety of primary source documents from across the United States, Europe, and Asia, this book illuminates the events and experiences of World War II-the most devastating war in human history.

    My Life Before the World War, 1860--1917: A Memoir

    R1 032,00

    Few American military figures are more revered than General John J. "Black Jack" Pershing (1860--1948), who is most famous for leading the American Expeditionary Forces in World War I. The only soldier besides George Washington to be promoted to the highest rank in the U.S. Army (General of the Armies), Pershing was a mentor to the generation of generals who led America's forces during the Second World War.

    Though Pershing published a two-volume memoir, "My Experiences in the World War," and has been the subject of numerous biographies, few know that he spent many years drafting a memoir of his experiences prior to the First World War. In "My Life Before the World War, 1860--1917," John T. Greenwood rescues this vital resource from obscurity, making Pershing's valuable insights into key events in history widely available for the first time.

    Pershing performed frontier duty against the Apaches and Sioux from 1886--1891, fought in Cuba in 1898, served three tours of duty in the Philippines, and was an observer with the Japanese Army in 1905 during the Russo-Japanese War. He also commanded the Mexican Punitive Expedition to capture Pancho Villa in 1916--1917. "My Life Before the World War" provides a rich personal account of events, people, and places as told by an observer at the center of the action. Carefully edited and annotated, this memoir is a significant contribution to our understanding of a legendary American soldier and the historic events in which he participated.

    Grace: Thirty Years of Fashion at Vogue

    R1 797,00 R3 750,00
    A celebration of the work of legendary fashion stylist Grace Coddington in her first 30 years at Vogue UK and US

    Patrick Tambay - The Ferrari Years

    R1 064,00 R1 397,72
    This is the emotional story of Patrick Tambay's rollercoaster Formula 1 ride with Ferrari. The saga began in 1982 with the tragedy of his friend and fellow driver Gilles Villeneuve's death in the Belgian Grand Prix at Zolder and then unfolded as Tambay took Villeneuve's place in car number 27

    A Midwesterner's Journey

    R1 230,00

    The Naturalist on the River Amazons

    R1 087,00

    Find Yourself Through My Eyes

    R1 000,00

    Family of Earth: A Southern Mountain Childhood

    R1 032,00 R1 151,18

    The Queen and I: A Story of Dispossessions and Reconnections in Hawai'i

    R1 918,00
    Combining personal memories with political information about Hawai'i's crucial Territorial era, this title discovers the central role played by the author's great-great-grandfather in the politics of late-nineteenth- and early-twentieth-century Hawai'i.

    The Familiar Letters Of James Howell

    R1 186,00
    This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available as part of our commitment for protecting, preserving, and promoting the world's literature in affordable, high quality, modern editions that are true to the original work.

    Air America in Laos

    R1 364,00

    Stepping Stones: Memoir of a Life Together

    R1 508,00
    Young people are rediscovering a vision that 'another world is possible' and dedicating themselves to public service. Alice and Staughton Lynd offer a significant model of what it can mean to devote a lifetime to these ideals.