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  • 1966: The Year the Decade Exploded

    R400

    The pop world accelerated and broke through the sound barrier in 1966. In America, in London, in Amsterdam, in Paris, revolutionary ideas slow-cooking since the late ’50s reached boiling point. In the worlds of pop, pop art, fashion and radical politics — often fueled by perception-enhancing substances and literature — the ‘Sixties’, as we have come to know them, hit their Modernist peak.

  • A History of Christianity

    R250

    A History Of Christianity is a major new six-part religious series, presented by Diarmaid MacCulloch – one of the world’s leading historians and Professor of History of the Church and Fellow at St Cross College Oxford. This fascinating series will reveal the true origins of Christianity and delve into what it means to be a Christian.

  • A Journey into Russia

    R230

    Unveiling a portion of the world whose contradictions, attractions, and absurdities are still largely unknown to people outside its borders, A Journey into Russia is a much-needed glimpse into one of today’s most significant regions.

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    AfroPolis: City, Media, Art

    R260

    Lavishly illustrated and meticulously researched, Afropolis is the product of an exhibition developed by the Rautenstrauch-Joest-Museum in Cologne, Germany. The book focuses on the Big Five of African cities: Cairo, Lagos, Nairobi, Kinshasa and Johannesburg, and brings together positions of artistic and cultural studies, as well as detailed histories and the specific dynamics of these African cities, in order to expand our understanding of the concept of urbanity and the phenomenon of the City from an African perspective.

  • Alexandra :A History

    R230

    Alexandra: A History, is a social and political history of one of South Africa’s oldest townships. It begins with the founding of Alexandra as a freehold township in 1912, and traces its growth as a center of black working-class life in the heart of Johannesburg, to the post-apartheid era.

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    Amazing Places Cost Nothing

    R550

    From the originator of the bestselling HIP Hotels® series comes a book that will once again revolutionize our approach to travel. Amazing Places Cost Nothing is a call for a return to the old-fashioned adventure of authentic travel.

  • American Fashion

    R500

      Ultimate and unprecedented, American Fashion is a richly illustrated celebration of the history of fashion in this country. Commissioned by the Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA), American Fashion is a visual journey beginning with the protean creators in Hollywood and New York during the1930s and the significant and creative expansion that took place in…

  • American Fashion Cookbook:Over 100 Recipes of Favorite Designers

    R200

    Isaac Mizrahis Mushroom Truffle Spaghetti, Carolina Herreras Pommes Toupinel, Mark Eckos
    Adults Only Chocolate Chip Cookies, Derek Lams Yellowtail Crudo, John Varvatoss Calaloo
    Soup food can be fashionable too! Published with the Council of Fashion Designers of America
    (CFDA) and with a foreword by Martha Stewart, American Fashion Cookbook is a chic objet
    containing recipes and original illustrations by more than 100 American designers.

  • American Fashion Menswear

    R500

    From the outset, America was settled by individualists and adventurers who severed ties with the old world to find their destiny in an unknown land, a separation that opened the way for change in a less stratified society. To survive the challenges of a new environment, the American man needed garments that were functional and…

  • American Fashion Travel

    R300

    The Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA) members are always on the go. These globetrotting design stars share their favorite destinations, hotels, restaurants, stores, and sources of inspiration in this new title from Assouline’s bestselling CFDA American Fashion series. Get a glimpse into the designers private and ultra-chic world of travel with personal anecdotes,…

  • An Armchair Traveller’s History of The Silk Road

    R300

    The Silk Road is not a place, but a journey, a route from the edges of the Mediterranean to the central plains of China, through high mountains and inhospitable deserts. For thousands of years its history has been a traveller’s history, of brief encounters in desert towns, snowbound passes and nameless forts.

  • Ancient Mexico and Central America: Archaeology and Culture History

    R550

    The definitive textbook on the archaeology and history of Mexico and Central America, which was the winner of the 2005 Society for American Archaeology Book Award

  • Art of Change – New Directions From China

    R390

    Amongst a host of exhibitions and books surveying ‘New Art from China’, this title stands out as a uniquely focused investigation of Chinese sculpture and installation. Exploring the work of a small number of artists, Liang Shaoji, Wang Jianwei, Xu Zhen/MadeIn Company, Gu Dexin, Sun Yuan & Peng Yu, Chen Zhen, Yingmei Duan  and illustrating their most powerful and engaging works, this book traces a very particular seam of performative Chinese art from the late 1980s to the present.

  • As We Like It: Jewellery and Tableware 1988-2008

    R815

    Since the Goldsmithing and Watch-making School in Pforzheim was founded in 1988, it has earned a deserved reputation as being state-of-the-art in training future makers of jewelry and tableware.

  • Asian Jewellery: Ethnic Rings, Bracelets, Necklaces, Earrings, Belts, Head Ornaments

    R450

    The ultimate reference book on the ethnic jewelery of Asian peoples. This volume provides a vivid and varied insight into body adornment around Asia: ivory, beads, leather, shells, enamel work, precious metals, and stones, alone or in combination, are illustrated throughout.

  • Beauty: Cooper Hewitt Design Triennial

    R500

    Beauty–the book, born out of Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum’s 2015 Triennial of the same name, curated by Andrea Lipps and Ellen Lupton–showcases some of the most exciting and provocative design created around the globe during the past three years.