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Fossil Men: The Quest for the Oldest Skeleton and the Origins of Humankind

Fossil Men: The Quest for the Oldest Skeleton and the Origins of Humankind

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Author: Kermit Pattison Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 512 "Riveting. ... Pattison's uncanny ability [is] to write evocatively about science. ... In this, he is every bit as...
My Fourth Time, We Drowned: Seeking Refuge on the World's Deadliest Migration Route

My Fourth Time, We Drowned: Seeking Refuge on the World's Deadliest Migration Route

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Author: Sally Hayden Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 496 'The most important work of contemporary reporting I have ever read' SALLY ROONEY 'Journalism of the most urgent kind'...
Nelson Mandela: Little Guides to Great Lives

Nelson Mandela: Little Guides to Great Lives

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Author: Isabel Thomas Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 64 Anti-apartheid revolutionary, politician and philanthropist, Nelson Mandela's journey from political prisoner to president of South Africa is an incredible tale of...
Letters from the Veldt: The imperial advance to Pretoria through the eyes of Edward Hutton and his brigade of colonials.

Letters from the Veldt: The imperial advance to Pretoria through the eyes of Edward Hutton and his brigade of colonials.

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Author: Craig Stockings Format: Paperback Number of Pages: 286 The South African War - or Boer War - running from 11 October 1899 until 31 May 1902 -was the largest...
Treasured: How Tutankhamun Shaped a Century

Treasured: How Tutankhamun Shaped a Century

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Author: Christina Riggs Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 432 When it was found in 1922, the 3,300-year old tomb of Tutankhamun sent shockwaves around the world, turning the boy-king into...
Invoking the Scribes of Ancient Egypt: The Initiatory Path of Spiritual Journaling

Invoking the Scribes of Ancient Egypt: The Initiatory Path of Spiritual Journaling

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Author: Normandi Ellis (Normandi Ellis) Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 320 Tools to powerfully write about and manifest your life using the power found in the sacred sites...
Girl, Woman, Other: WINNER OF THE BOOKER PRIZE 2019

Girl, Woman, Other: WINNER OF THE BOOKER PRIZE 2019

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Author: Bernardine Evaristo Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 464 Teeming with energy, humour and heart, a love song to black Britain told by twelve very different people Grace...
Guns, Germs and Steel: 20th Anniversary Edition

Guns, Germs and Steel: 20th Anniversary Edition

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Author: Jared Diamond Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 592 'A book of big questions, and big answers' Yuval Noah Harari, bestselling author of SapiensA short history of everybody...
The Timbuktu School for Nomads: Lessons from the People of the Desert

The Timbuktu School for Nomads: Lessons from the People of the Desert

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Author: Nicholas Jubber Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 336 The Sahara: a dream-like, far away landscape of Lawrence of Arabia and Wilfred Thesiger, The English Patient and Star...
Olympic Pride, American Prejudice:

Olympic Pride, American Prejudice:

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Author: Deborah Riley Draper Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 400  The Untold Story of 18 African Americans Who Defied Jim Crow and Adolf Hitler to Compete in the 1936 Berlin...
Rice: A Global History

Rice: A Global History

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Author: Renee Marton Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 128 This is a detailed history of rice, from its origin as a staple food in Asian and West African countries to...
Invisible Man

Invisible Man

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Author: Ralph Ellison Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 608 The lives of countless millions are evoked in Ralph Ellison's superb portrait of a generation of black Americans, Invisible...
The World Goes Pop

The World Goes Pop

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Author: Jessica Morgan Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 272 The World Goes Pop explores the contemporaneous engagements with a spirit of pop throughout the globe, concentrating not only...
Southern African Plectranthus

Southern African Plectranthus

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Author: Ernst Van Jaarsveld Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 176 The indigenous Plectranthus from the Southern forests and savannahs are among the gems of South African flora. They are also...
Foreign Native: An African Journey

Foreign Native: An African Journey

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Author: RW Johnson Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 292 From schooldays in Durban to later years as an Oxford don, director of the Helen Suzman Foundation and formidable...
Song from the Forest: My Life among the Pygmies

Song from the Forest: My Life among the Pygmies

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Author: Louis Sarno Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 320 As a young man, American Louis Sarno heard a song on the radio that gripped his imagination. With some...
Europe: The First 100 Million Years

Europe: The First 100 Million Years

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Author: Tim Flannery Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 368 Accompanying the release of his new book Life- Selected Writings, this new format of Europe presents one of Tim...
The Year 1000: When Explorers Connected the World - and Globalization Began

The Year 1000: When Explorers Connected the World - and Globalization Began

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Author: Valerie Hansen Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 320 An authoritative rethinking of global history by a leading Yale professor When did globalization begin? Most observers have settled...
Human Origins: 7 Million Years and Counting

Human Origins: 7 Million Years and Counting

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Author: New Scientist Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 224 Where did we come from? Where are we going? Homo sapiens is the most successful, the most widespread and...
Fossil Men: The Quest for the Oldest Skeleton and the Origins of Humankind

Fossil Men: The Quest for the Oldest Skeleton and the Origins of Humankind

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Author: Kermit Pattison Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 544 "Riveting. ... Pattison's uncanny ability [is] to write evocatively about science. ... In this, he is every bit as...
A Prisoner in the Garden: Opening Nelson Mandela's Prison Archive

A Prisoner in the Garden: Opening Nelson Mandela's Prison Archive

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Cry, The Beloved Country

Cry, The Beloved Country

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Author: Alan Paton Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 256 First published in 1948, Cry The Beloved Country stands as the single most important novel in twentieth-century South African...
The Shadow of the Sun: My African Life

The Shadow of the Sun: My African Life

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Author: Ryszard Kapuscinski Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 336 'Only with the greatest of simplifications, for the sake of convenience, can we say Africa. In reality, except as...
In Darfur: An Account of the Sultanate and Its People, Volume Two

In Darfur: An Account of the Sultanate and Its People, Volume Two

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Author: Muhammad al-Tunisi Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 400 A merchant's account of his travels through an independent African state Muhammad ibn 'Umar al-Tunisi (d. 1274/1857) belonged to a family...
In Darfur: An Account of the Sultanate and Its People, Volume One

In Darfur: An Account of the Sultanate and Its People, Volume One

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Author: Muhammad al-Tunisi Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 320 A merchant's account of his travels through an independent African state Muhammad ibn 'Umar al-Tunisi (d. 1274/1857) belonged to a family...
The Remarkable Baobab

The Remarkable Baobab

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Exile and the Kingdom: Stories

Exile and the Kingdom: Stories

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Author: Albert Camus Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 128 The stories of Exile and the Kingdom explore the dilemma of being an outsider - even in one's own...
Green Hills of Africa

Green Hills of Africa

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Author: Ernest Hemingway Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 208 Green Hills of Africa is Ernest Hemingway's lyrical journal of a month on safari in the great game country...
Egypt on the Brink: From Nasser to Mubarak

Egypt on the Brink: From Nasser to Mubarak

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Out of Africa & Shadows On the Grass

Out of Africa & Shadows On the Grass

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The Sheltering Sky

The Sheltering Sky

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Author: Paul Bowles Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 368 The Sheltering Sky is a book about people on the edge of an alien space; somewhere, where, curiously, they...
Talk Of The Devil

Talk Of The Devil

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Explorers Eye: First Hand Accounts of Adventure & Exploration

Explorers Eye: First Hand Accounts of Adventure & Exploration

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B.M.Book of Egyptian Hieroglyphs

B.M.Book of Egyptian Hieroglyphs

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Blood River: A Journey to Africa's Broken Heart (Vintage Voyages)

Blood River: A Journey to Africa's Broken Heart (Vintage Voyages)

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Author: Tim Butcher Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 384 VINTAGE VOYAGES- A world of journeys, from the tallest mountains to the depths of the mind A compulsively readable...
Africa First!: Igniting a Growth Revolution

Africa First!: Igniting a Growth Revolution

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Author: Jakkie Cilliers Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 392 Africa analyst Jakkie Cilliers uses 11 scenarios to unpack, in concrete terms, how the continent can ignite a growth...
Noble Six Hundred

Noble Six Hundred

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Africa on the Tightrope

Africa on the Tightrope

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Kakuli (SIGNED)

Kakuli (SIGNED)

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Realm of the Evening Star

Realm of the Evening Star

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The Egypt Story: Its Art, Its Monuments, Its People, Its History

The Egypt Story: Its Art, Its Monuments, Its People, Its History

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A Venture into the Unknown: The Challenges that was Ermelo Mines

A Venture into the Unknown: The Challenges that was Ermelo Mines

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City of Blood Revisited

City of Blood Revisited

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Pyramids, Temples and Tombs of Ancient Egypt

Pyramids, Temples and Tombs of Ancient Egypt

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The Making of Contemporary Africa: The Development of African Society Since 1800

The Making of Contemporary Africa: The Development of African Society Since 1800

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Out in the Midday Sun: My Kenya

Out in the Midday Sun: My Kenya

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Diamonds, Gold, and War

Diamonds, Gold, and War

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Author: Martin Meredith Format: Paperback Number of Pages: 592 Southern Africa was once regarded as a worthless jumble of British colonies, Boer republics, and African chiefdoms, a troublesome region of...
Ife: In The History Of West African Sculpture

Ife: In The History Of West African Sculpture

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