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Afrika

Author : Colleen Craig
ISBN : 9781770490215
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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For thirteen-year-old Kim, travel to South Africa with her journalist mother will mark the end of her childhood and the beginning of a remarkable journey. Expecting nothing more than three months in her mother’s homeland, Kim comes to terms with the country’s diverse and often shocking history. The Truth and Reconciliation Hearings in post-apartheid South Africa open her eyes to the tragedy and brutality of its segregationist policies. Kim’s first meeting with her relatives, her contact with schoolmates and cousins, bring her face-to-face with the realization that she is not as removed from this powerful story as she thought. As her mother struggles with her past, Kim becomes more and more determined to unlock the secret that has always kept her from knowing her father. Helped by the young son of a long-time family servant, whose own father was a casualty of Apartheid history, Kim eventually unlocks her mystery and brings her mother and herself to their own truth and reconciliation. Layered and complex, this is a novel that raises questions and challenges beliefs. From the Trade Paperback edition.
Category: Juvenile Fiction

Afrika

Author : Afrika
ISBN : UOM:39015029863191
Genre : Philosophy
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Category: Philosophy

Afrika

Author : Various
ISBN : 9781621158653
Genre : Comics & Graphic Novels
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The masterpiece by Belgian comics creator Hermann is available in English for the first time! A misanthropic European expatriate, Dario Ferrer, acts as guardian of a Tanzanian wildlife preserve. Accompanied by Charlotte, a naive European journalist, Ferrer discovers a village under fire from mysterious agents of the foreign-backed government. Ferrer and Charlotte must fight not only to protect the preserve, but to expose government corruption--and survive to see another day. * From award-winning creator and international bestseller Hermann! * Gorgeous watercolor art and a fast-paced, violent story!
Category: Comics & Graphic Novels

Afrikan Alphabets

Author : Saki Mafundikwa
ISBN : UOM:39015059227119
Genre : Design
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Through text and illustrations, describes more than twenty African symbol systems and alphabets used on the continent and in the Diaspora.
Category: Design

Pappa In Afrika

Author : Anton Kannemeyer
ISBN : 9781770098718
Genre : Comics & Graphic Novels
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Surveying the debates about race that enliven and confuse daily life in South Africa, this album of underground comics brings together artwork and pointed satire to tackle colonialism and its ongoing legacy. The book adopts the style of Hergé’s Tintin for its cover, but that innocent first impression is soon replaced by what's inside: a relentless critique of the hypocrisy and racist attitudes of white society—and many spoofs about the greed and corruption among Africa’s new political elite.
Category: Comics & Graphic Novels

Afrika Korps

Author : Ian Baxter
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Afrika

Author : Rob Marsh
ISBN : 9780799348071
Genre : History
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AFRIKA: FEIT, FIKSIE OF FABEL, kyk na die eiesoortige dinge, plekke, mense en diere wat in Afrika was, en is. Hierdie uiters interessante en feitlike boek kan aanslag vind by die algemene mark en ook deur akademiese instansies gebruik word.
Category: History

Rommel S Afrika Korps

Author : George Bradford
ISBN : 9781461751571
Genre : History
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Portrait of this famous World War II unit at the height of its success Completely illustrated with photos, maps, and diagrams--in color where available In the sands of the Western Desert in 1941-42, Erwin Rommel made history as the Desert Fox, waging a brilliant and bold campaign against the British. Beginning at El Agheila in March 1941, the Afrika Korps--frequently outnumbered--drove the British steadily east across Libya and into Egypt. The German offensive eventually ground to a halt in a series of battles at El Alamein. In impressive detail, George Bradford depicts what it was like to serve and fight in the Afrika Korps, from its tanks and equipment to its battles and daily life.
Category: History

Das Afrika Korps

Author : Franz Kurowski
ISBN : 9780811705912
Genre : History
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This is the rambunctious story of how America came to declare independence in Philadelphia in 1776. As late as that May, the Continental Congress had no plans to break away from England. Troops under General George Washington had been fighting the British for nearly a year---yet in Philadelphia a mighty bloc known as "reconciliationists," led by the influential Pennsylvanian John Dickinson, strove to keep America part of the British Empire But a cadre of activists---led by the mysterious Samuel Adams of Massachusetts and assisted by his nervous cousin John---plotted to bring about American independence. Their audacious secret plan proposed overturning the reconciliationist government of Pennsylvania and replacing it with pro-independence leaders. Remarkably, the adventure succeeded. The Adams coalition set in motion a startling chain of events in the Philadelphia streets, in the Continental Congress, and throughout the country that culminated in the Declaration of Independence on July 4. In Declaration William Hogeland brings to vibrant life both the day-to-day excitement and the profound importance of those nine fast-paced weeks essential to the American founding yet little known today. He depicts the strange-bedfellow alliance the Adamses formed with scruffy Philadelphia outsiders and elegant Virginia planters to demand liberty. He paints intimate portraits of key figures: John Dickinson, a patriot who found himself outmaneuvered on the losing side of history; Benjamin Franklin, the most famous man in America, engaged in and perplexed by his city's upheavals; Samuel Adams, implacable in changing the direction of Congress; his cousin John, anxious about the democratic aspirations of their rabble-rousing Philadelphia allies; and those democratic radical organizers themselves, essential to bringing about independence, all but forgotten until now. As the patriots' adventure gathers toward the world-changing climax of the Declaration, conflicts and ironies arise, with trenchant relevance for the most important issues confronting Americans today. Declaration offers a fresh, gripping, and vivid portrait of the passionate men and thrilling events that gave our country birth. Unteroffizier Heintze alerted his comrades. He took one of the tanks up in his sights, knocking it out barely 200 meters in front of the gun's position. The second tank continued to approach. It reeked of burned oil and cordite. The tracks rattled loudly. The steel monster was then in the Germans' position and rolled over one of the gun trails. It kept going. It was quiet again for a while. Then ten enemy tanks showed up off to the flank. The flak opened fire at 5,000 meters. When the enemy tanks had closed to 4,000 meters, the lead vehicle was hit and came to a halt. Then a second one was hit. The enemy was flabbergasted. The Germans were engaging them at ranges that were impossible to conceive. The eight remaining tanks turned and disappeared into the evening twilight. The Afrika Korps in action at Hill 208, southwest of Fort Capuzzo
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