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Zheng He And Africa Cover Design 2022 10 31 5Inch

Zheng He’s Voyages to Africa in the 15th Century
The maritime silk and porcelain road

From the perspective of the connections between this history and current conditions, Chinese naval voyages to the Gulf of Aden and the waters off Somalia today are a continuation and development of Zheng He’s voyages to Africa, highlighting China’s status in solving contemporary international issues and safeguarding global maritime security.

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Format : 240mm x 168mm (Soft Cover)
Pages : 400
ISBN 13 : 978-0-7983-0538-9
Publish Year : February 2023
Rights : World Rights
Price R TBC
Vo L Ndabaningi Sithole Cover Design Rgb 5Inch

Voices of Liberation: Ndabaningi Sithole
A forgotten Founding Father

Ndabaningi Sithole: A Forgotten Founding Father is a biographical mapping of the political and intellectual contributions of Rev Ndabaningi Sithole to the liberation of Zimbabwe.

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Format : 210mm x 148mm (Soft Cover)
Pages : 256
ISBN 13 : 978-0-7969-2638-8
Publish Year : March 2023
Rights : World Rights
Price R R450.00
5 Inch Labour Struggles

Labour Struggles in Southern Africa, 1919-1949
New Perspectives on the Industrial and Commercial Workers’ Union (ICU)

This collection provides fresh perspectives on the Industrial and Commercial Workers’ Union of Africa (ICU). By far the largest black political organisation in Southern Africa before the 1940s, the ICU was active in six African colonies as well as in global trade union networks.

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Format : 240mm x 168mm
Pages : 390
ISBN 13 : 978-0-7969-2641-8
Publish Year : January 2023
Rights : World Rights
Price R R395.00
Timms Gauteng 2019 Provincial Report Photo

The Gauteng Province TIMMS 2019- Grade 9 Results

The Grade 9 Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS) was administered in August 2019 by the Human Sciences Research Council, in collaboration with the Gauteng Department of Education, the Department of Basic Education and the International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement.

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Format : mm x mm
Pages : 152
ISBN 13 : 978-0-7969-2632-6
Publish Year : 2022
Rights : World Rights
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