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    Excluded from Suffrage History: Matilda Joslyn Gage, Nineteenth-Century American Feminist

    R1 395,00
    The story of Matilda Joslyn Gage, a key figure in the 19th-century women's suffrage movement. Her advanced feminist thought resulted in her exclusion from the movement and its history. Gage connected all of women's oppression to patriarchy and attacked the church as its prime sponsor.

    The Prison Memoirs of a Japanese Woman

    R1 160,00
    Defiant to the end (she hanged herself in prison on July 23, 1926), Kaneko Fumiko wrote this memoir as an indictment of the society that oppressed her, the family that abused and neglected her, and the imperial system that drove her to her death.

    Diocletian and the Roman Recovery

    R1 011,00
    Diocletian and the Roman Recovery is both a portrait of one of Rome's greatest and most original rulers, and a political study in the emergence of Absolutism.

    A Mathematician Grappling with His Century

    R1 373,00
    This text is the autobiography of 20th-century mathematician, Laurent Schwartz. Other than for the discovery of the theory of distributions which earned him a 1950 Fields Medal, Laurent is also famous for his contributions to society as a whole in his teachings and protests against war.

    An Autobiography: The Story of the Lord's Dealings with Mrs. Amanda Smith, the Colored Evangelist (1921)

    R1 020,00 R1 115,05
    Containing An Account Of Her Life Work Of Faith, And Her Travels In America, England, Ireland, Scotland, India And Africa, As An Independent Missionary.

    Joseph Chaikin: A Bio-Bibliography

    R1 629,00
    This bibliographical study of Chaikin explores and documents his activities as actor, director, writer and teacher, with major sections devoted to live and recorded productions.

    Germaine Tailleferre: A Bio-Bibliography

    R1 629,00
    Tailleferre was one of the French composers who were known in the 1920s as "Les Six". This book examines her musical work during and after this brief period, which, in total, span 70 years. It aims to bring a sense of justice to her legacy and demonstrate the importance of her work after the 1920s.

    Allen Sapp: A Bio-Bibliography

    R1 395,00
    Allen Sapp's career as a composer, teacher and administrator is presented in this biography. It chronicles his studies and early career, followed by a listing of Sapp's works and performances featuring excerpts from performance reviews. A discography lists all commercially produced recordings.

    Ourstory

    R1 151,00 R1 169,09

    Lessings Leben Und Seine Werke

    R1 627,00

    Men of Invention and Industry

    R1 182,00

    Zwingli: An Introduction to His Thought

    R1 097,00
    An accessible and comprehensive introduction to the life and thought of the Swiss reformer and theologian, The book provides a clear discussion of the main themes in Zwingli's thought, setting his ideas in a historical context, and comparing them with those of other contemporary reformers such as Erasmus and Luther.

    Literary Journalism: A Biographical Dictionary of Writers and Editors

    R1 629,00
    The entries in this reference provide biographical information and critical commentary on literary journalists and editors ranging from Daniel Defoe to Charles Dickens, Mark Twain to Truman Capote, and Joseph Wambaugh to Bill Moyers.

    Abraham Lincoln the Orator: Penetrating the Lincoln Legend

    R2 075,00
    Einhorn presents a rhetorical analysis of Abraham Lincoln's speaking, seeking to define his view toward public speaking, characteristics of his rhetoric, his use of humour, and the development of his various addresses while president.

    Harry S. Truman: Presidential Rhetoric

    R2 075,00
    Plain-speaking Harry S Truman is assessed for his presidential rhetoric in this in-depth critical analysis that provides texts of major speeches and material useful to researchers in presidential libraries.