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    Nazi Refugee Turned Gestapo Spy: The Life of Hans Wesemann, 1895-1971

    R2 013,00
    This text details the life of Hans Wesemann, a German refugee in Britain during the inter-war period, who became a Gestapo spy responsible for collecting information about his fellow refugees abroad.

    Fleecing Grandma and Grandpa: Protecting Against Scams, Cons, and Frauds

    R1 507,00
    Scams and cons can target anyone, but the elderly are particularly vulnerable; Alt and Wells review the various frauds, provide advice for avoiding the traps, and offer guidance for what to do if you or a loved one falls victim.

    James Stephen Hogg: A Biography

    R1 415,00

    Milosevic: A Biography

    R1 001,00
    The first authoritative biography of Slobodan Milosevic, the only head of state to be tried for genocide

    Becoming John Dewey: Dilemmas of a Philosopher and Naturalist

    R1 070,00
    Tapping archival sources and Dewey's correspondence, this book shows that Dewey had close personal and intellectual ties to scientists and scholars that were influential in forming the mature expression of his thought. It is intended for readers interested in Dewey's philosophy and the intellectual climate that nurtured his original ideas.

    Ignaz Friedman

    R1 156,00
    A biography of Ignaz Friedman that offers the reader the behind and the between of the life and career of this extraordinary pianist. It examines Friedman's life as a cultured Jewish musician in Poland; his studies in Leipzig and Vienna; his relationship with Manya Friedman; and, his performing career, teaching, and retirement in Australia.

    The American Plutarch: Jeremy Belknap and the Historian's Dialogue with the Past

    R1 507,00
    Creating an unconventional portrait of the life and thought of an Enlightenment historian and scientist, this study focuses upon Jeremy Belknap's letters, journals and essays, which provide a clear sense of how a dialogue with the past can yield an appreciation of life and acceptance of self.

    Woman's Voice, Woman's Place: Lucy Stone and the Birth of the Woman's Rights Movement

    R1 622,00
    The work and influence of one of antebellum America's most famous orators and activists establishes her as the early movement's central figure and driving force.

    Fleetwood Mac: 40 Years of Creative Chaos

    R1 162,00
    The band that drummer Mick Fleetwood and bassist John McVie started in 1967 has gone through more personnel changes and stylistic innovations than any other pop group in history. This book chronicles the origins, the songs, and the ever-changing personal dynamics of one of the most popular bands.

    Richard Owen: Victorian Naturalist

    R1 875,00
    Richard Owen was, after Darwin, the leading naturalist of 19th century Britain. In the debate over natural selection, Owen was Darwin's most articulate and vociferous opponent. This book rehabilitates his image and provides a detailed account of the schism in Victorian scientific life.

    Eleanor Roosevelt: A Comprehensive Bibliography

    R1 760,00
    This bibliography of the collection of works by and about Eleanor Roosevelt, America's First Lady and global human rights leader, is arranged chronologically with chapters on different types of her writings. It also covers types of works about her and different periods and aspects of her life.

    Clare Boothe Luce: A Research and Production Sourcebook

    R1 507,00
    This volume traces Clare Boothe Luce's transition from playwright to politician to Catholic apologist. It uncovers for the first time plays, both early and late, that dramatise her spiritual and artistic journey. It also includes an annotated bibliography of reviews and scholarly criticism.

    American Geographers, 1784-1812: A Bio-Bibliographical Guide

    R1 967,00
    Provides an maps, books, and biographical information about American geographers, 1784-1812.