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Undressed Toronto - From the Swimming Hole to Sunnyside, How a City Learned to Love the Beach, 1850-1935 (Paperback): Dale... Undressed Toronto - From the Swimming Hole to Sunnyside, How a City Learned to Love the Beach, 1850-1935 (Paperback)
Dale Barbour
R602 R504 Discovery Miles 5 040 Save R98 (16%) Ships in 7 - 11 work days

Undressed Toronto looks at the life of the swimming hole and considers how Toronto turned boys skinny dipping into comforting anti-modernist folk figures. By digging into the vibrant social life of these spaces, Barbour challenges narratives that pollution and industrialization in the nineteenth century destroyed the relationship between Torontonians and their rivers and waterfront. Instead, we find that these areas were co-opted and transformed into recreation spaces: often with the acceptance of indulgent city officials.While we take the beach for granted today, it was a novel form of public space in the nineteenth century and Torontonians had to decide how it would work in their city. To create a public beach, bathing needed to be transformed from the predominantly nude male privilege that it had been in the mid-nineteenth century into an activity that women and men could participate in together. That transformation required negotiating and establishing rules for how people would dress and behave when they bathed and setting aside or creating distinct environments for bathing. Undressed Toronto challenges assumptions about class, the urban environment, and the presentation of the naked body. It explores anxieties about modernity and masculinity and the weight of nostalgia in public perceptions and municipal regulation of public bathing in five Toronto environments that showcase distinct moments in the transition from vernacular bathing to the public beach: the city's central waterfront, Toronto Island, the Don River, the Humber River, and Sunnyside Beach on Toronto's western shoreline.

Laura Cornelius Kellogg - Our Democracy and the American Indian and Other Works (Paperback): Kristina Ackley, Cristina Stanciu Laura Cornelius Kellogg - Our Democracy and the American Indian and Other Works (Paperback)
Kristina Ackley, Cristina Stanciu
R742 Discovery Miles 7 420 Ships in 7 - 11 work days

Laura Cornelius Kellogg was an eloquent and fierce voice in early twentieth century Native American affairs. An organizer, author, playwright, performer, and linguist, Kellogg worked tirelessly for Wisconsin Oneida cultural self-determination when efforts to Americanize Native people reached their peak. She is best known for her extraordinary book Our Democracy and the American Indian (1920) and as a founding member of the Society of American Indians. In an era of government policies aimed at assimilating Indian peoples and erasing tribal identities, Kellogg supported a transition from federal paternalism to self-government. She strongly advocated for the restoration of tribal lands, which she considered vital for keeping Native nations together and for obtaining economic security and political autonomy. Although Kellogg was a controversial figure, alternately criticized and championed by her contemporaries, her work has endured in Oneida community memory and among scholars in Native American studies, though it has not been available to a broader audience. Ackley and Stanciu resurrect her legacy in this comprehensive volume, which includes Kellogg's writings, speeches, photographs, congressional testimonies, and coverage in national and international newspapers of the time. In an illuminating and richly detailed introduction, the editors show how Kellogg's prescient thinking makes her one of the most compelling Native intellectuals of her time.

Peculiar Places - A Queer Crip History of White Rural Nonconformity (Paperback): Ryan Lee Cartwright Peculiar Places - A Queer Crip History of White Rural Nonconformity (Paperback)
Ryan Lee Cartwright
R676 Discovery Miles 6 760 Ships in 10 - 20 work days

The queer recluse, the shambling farmer, the clannish hill folk-white rural populations have long disturbed the American imagination, alternately revered as moral, healthy, and hardworking, and feared as antisocial or socially uncouth. In Peculiar Places, Ryan Lee Cartwright examines the deep archive of these contrary formations, mapping racialized queer and disability histories of white social nonconformity across the rural twentieth-century United States. Sensationalized accounts of white rural communities' aberrant sexualities, racial intermingling, gender transgressions, and anomalous bodies and minds, which proliferated from the turn of the century, created a national view of the perversity of white rural poverty for the American public. Cartwright contends that these accounts, extracted and estranged from their own ambivalent forum of community gossip, must be read in kind: through a racialized, materialist queercrip optic of the deeply familiar and mundane. Taking in popular science, documentary photography, news media, documentaries, and horror films, Peculiar Places orients itself at the intersections of disability studies, queer studies, and gender studies to illuminate a racialized landscape both profoundly ordinary and familiar.

Resistance - A Songwriter's Story of Hope, Change, and Courage (Hardcover, Not for Online ed.): Tori Amos Resistance - A Songwriter's Story of Hope, Change, and Courage (Hardcover, Not for Online ed.)
Tori Amos
R547 R458 Discovery Miles 4 580 Save R89 (16%) Ships in 7 - 11 work days
Women of Ideas - Interviews from Philosophy Bites (Hardcover): Suki Finn Women of Ideas - Interviews from Philosophy Bites (Hardcover)
Suki Finn
R281 R239 Discovery Miles 2 390 Save R42 (15%) Ships in 10 - 20 work days

Thirty leading women philosophers draw on and advance the rich heritage of the philosophical tradition to explore topics of pressing interest for today. Women of Ideas is edited by Suki Finn, based upon interviews by David Edmonds and Nigel Warburton, from Philosophy Bites, the world's foremost philosophy podcast. These conversations illuminate diverse aspects of being human: personal, social, ethical, and political. The contributors discuss the relations between humans and animals, between genders, between tastes, between cultures, and between nations. They look at some of the things that are wrong with our world, such as injustice, deprivation, and bias; they consider the role of civility, trust, and consent in our interactions. There are reflections on the history of philosophy from Plato to Beauvoir, comparisons between Western philosophy and Buddhist philosophy, and discussion of philosophy in Africa. The volume concludes by investigating how philosophy works, how it makes progress, and its role in public life. Anyone interested in philosophical reflection on themselves and our world will find much to stimulate them here.

Bevelations - Lessons from a Mutha, Auntie, Bestie (Hardcover): Bevy Smith Bevelations - Lessons from a Mutha, Auntie, Bestie (Hardcover)
Bevy Smith
R537 R453 Discovery Miles 4 530 Save R84 (16%) Ships in 7 - 11 work days
Magnificent Women and their Revolutionary Machines (Paperback): Henrietta Heald Magnificent Women and their Revolutionary Machines (Paperback)
Henrietta Heald
R249 R222 Discovery Miles 2 220 Save R27 (11%) Ships in 12 - 17 work days

'Women have won their political independence. Now is the time for them to achieve their economic freedom too.' This was the great rallying cry of the pioneers who, in 1919, created the Women's Engineering Society. Spearheaded by Katharine and Rachel Parsons, a powerful mother and daughter duo, and Caroline Haslett, whose mission was to liberate women from domestic drudgery, it was the world's first professional organisation dedicated to the campaign for women's rights. Magnificent Women and their Revolutionary Machines tells the stories of the women at the heart of this group - from their success in fanning the flames of a social revolution to their significant achievements in engineering and technology. It centres on the parallel but contrasting lives of the two main protagonists, Rachel Parsons and Caroline Haslett - one born to privilege and riches whose life ended in dramatic tragedy; the other who rose from humble roots to become the leading professional woman of her age and mistress of the thrilling new power of the twentieth century: electricity. In this fascinating book, acclaimed biographer Henrietta Heald also illuminates the era in which the society was founded. From the moment when women in Britain were allowed to vote for the first time, and to stand for Parliament, she charts the changing attitudes to women's rights both in society and in the workplace.

French Dishes for English Tables (Hardcover, 4th Facsimile edition): Anthony Eyre French Dishes for English Tables (Hardcover, 4th Facsimile edition)
Anthony Eyre 1
R342 R293 Discovery Miles 2 930 Save R49 (14%) Ships in 10 - 20 work days
Elemental Difference and the Climate of the Body (Paperback): Emily Anne Parker Elemental Difference and the Climate of the Body (Paperback)
Emily Anne Parker
R767 R663 Discovery Miles 6 630 Save R104 (14%) Ships in 12 - 17 work days

In nineteenth-century Europe, differences among human bodies were understood to be matters of scientific classification. At the height of scientific acceptance, it was unthinkable that race or sex or diagnosis or indigence were invention. Today, however, differences among human bodies are understood as matters of social construction. The philosophy of social construction understands differences among humans to be matters of human imposition. Social constructionism's way of understanding the origin of differences among humans is so well-established as to have no currently viable alternatives, even among new materialists, social constructionism's most ardent critics. This book argues that new materialists and social constructionists share a distinction between the political and the ecological. Emily Anne Parker centers her argument on the philosophical concept of the polis, according to which there is one complete human form. It is this form that is to blame for our current political and ecological crisis. Political hierarchies and ecological crises are often considered to be two different problems: for example, many speak of parallel problems, climate change and racial injustice. Parker argues that these are not parallel crises so much as one problem: the polis. The philosophy of the polis asserts that there is one complete human body, and that body is meant to govern all other things. In that sense there are not two crises, but instead one concern: to perceive the ways in which this tradition of the polis constrains the present. Elemental difference in the polis is appreciated in the fact that "empirical bodily non-identity," an Aristotelian concept, can be called upon to elevate one group of bodies among the rest. Parker builds from Sylvia Wynter, who argues that the very idea of empirical bodily non-identity begins with the modern science of racial anatomy, or what Wynter calls biocentrism. Parker argues that biocentrism is a feature of the polis, according to which the one complete body was defined by its capacity for disembodied thought. The sciences of racial anatomy are a more explicit commitment to biocentrism, but the ranking of matter with respect to one complete human, a body that is the site of supra-natural thinking, is a practice that has always characterized the polis. In this way, the polis is responsible for both political and ecological hierarchy. It is as responsible for what is euphemistically called climate change as it is for the political hierarchy that constitutes it. Elemental Difference and the Climate of the Body ultimately bridges the insights of social constructionism and new materialisms to create a philosophy of elemental difference. Difference, rather than needing to be either dismissed based on its social construction or reified in keeping with the hierarchies of the polis, is crucial for addressing contemporary crises of the polis.

Research Handbook on Gender and Negotiation (Hardcover): Mara Olekalns, Jessica A. Kennedy Research Handbook on Gender and Negotiation (Hardcover)
Mara Olekalns, Jessica A. Kennedy
R4,283 Discovery Miles 42 830 Ships in 12 - 17 work days

In this ground-breaking Research Handbook, leading international researchers analyse how negotiators' gender shapes their behaviour and outcomes at the bargaining table, in both work and non-work contexts. World-class experts from the field of negotiation present cutting-edge research on gender and negotiation, highlighting controversies and generating new questions for consideration. The Research Handbook offers helpful insights to negotiators and forges a path for future research. The first section highlights how gender shapes negotiation within close relationships and identifies informal social rules for how women and men are expected to negotiate, exploring the socialization patterns and historical contexts that produced these norms and the implications for women at the bargaining table. Chapters discuss how underlying negotiation processes such as trust, emotion, communication and non-verbal behaviour are shaped by gender, as well as considering a number of pragmatic solutions to the obstacles women face as self-advocates. Offering insights for both practitioners and researchers, this Research Handbook will be invaluable to teachers and, also, female professionals who want to understand how to get better outcomes from negotiation. It will also be required reading for HR professionals who wish to understand how and why organizational policies regarding negotiation can level the playing field. Contributors include: E.T. Amanatullah, J.B. Bear, L. Berg, J.E. Bochantin, H.R. Bowles, T.H. Burns, A. Dickson, A.L. Elias, K.R. Gallagher, B.A. Gazdag, M.P. Haselhuhn, H. Jazaieri, J.A. Kennedy, S. Kesebir, D. Kolb, L.J. Kray, C.T. Kulik, S.Y. Lee, M. Liu, B.A. Livingston, S. Mor, M. Olekalns, J. Overbeck, M. Pillutla, T.L. Pittinsky, J. Qiu, L. Ramic-Mesihovic, I.Y. Ren, S.W. Ryu, A. Sabanovic, Z. Semnani-Azad, W. Shan, R. Sinha, A.F. Stuhlmacher, N.R. Toosi, C. Trombini, J. Wareham, L. Zervos

Unplanned Grace - A Compassionate Conversation on Life and Choice (Paperback): Brittany Smith, Natasha Smith Unplanned Grace - A Compassionate Conversation on Life and Choice (Paperback)
Brittany Smith, Natasha Smith; Foreword by Lauren Green Mcafee
R256 Discovery Miles 2 560 Ships in 12 - 17 work days
Dangerous Women - Fifty reflections on women, power and identity (Paperback): Jo Shaw, Ben Fletcher-Watson, Abrisham Ahmadzadeh Dangerous Women - Fifty reflections on women, power and identity (Paperback)
Jo Shaw, Ben Fletcher-Watson, Abrisham Ahmadzadeh
R238 Discovery Miles 2 380 Ships in 12 - 17 work days

What does it mean for the Sun to call Shami Chakrabarti 'the most dangerous woman in Britain' or the Daily Mail to label Nicola Sturgeon 'the most dangerous wee woman in the world'? What, really, does it mean to be a dangerous woman? This powerful anthology presents fifty answers to that question, reaching past media hyperbole to explore serious considerations about the conflicts and power dynamics with which women live today. In Dangerous Women, writers, artists, politicians, journalists, performers and opinion-formers from a variety of backgrounds - including Irenosen Okojie, Jo Clifford, Bidisha, Nada Awar Jarrar, Nicola Sturgeon and many more - reflect on the long-standing idea that women, individually or collectively, constitute a threat. In doing so, they celebrate and give agency to the women who have been dismissed or trivialised for their power, talent and success - the women who have been condemned for challenging the status quo. They reclaim the right to be dangerous.

The Flowering: The Autobiography of Judy Chicago (Hardcover): Judy Chicago The Flowering: The Autobiography of Judy Chicago (Hardcover)
Judy Chicago; Foreword by Gloria Steinem
R641 Discovery Miles 6 410 Ships in 12 - 17 work days

Judy Chicago is America's most dynamic living artist. Her works comprise a dizzying array of media from performance and installation to the glittering table laid for thirty- nine iconic women in The Dinner Party (now permanently housed at the Brooklyn Museum), the groundbreaking Birth Project, and the meticulously researched Holocaust Project. She designed the monumental installation for Dior's 2020 Paris couture show and, in 2019, established the Judy Chicago Portal, which will help to accomplish her lifelong goal of overcoming the erasure that has eclipsed the achievements of so many women. The Flowering is her vivid and revealing autobiography, fully illustrated with photographs of her work, as well as never-before-published personal images and a foreword by Gloria Steinem. Chicago has revised and updated her earlier, classic works with previously untold stories, fresh insights, and an extensive afterword covering the last twenty years. This powerful narrative weaves together the stories behind some of Chicago's most significant artworks and her journey as a woman artist with the chronicles of her personal relationships and her understanding, from decades of experience and extensive research, of how misogyny, racism and other prejudices intersect to erase the legacies of artists who are not white and male while dismissing the suffering of millions of creatures who share the planet. With the first career retrospective of her work forthcoming at the de Young Museum in 2021, Chicago reinforces her message of resilience for a new generation of artists and activists. The Flowering is an essential read for anyone interested in making change. With 90 illustrations in colour

I'm Not Wonder Woman - But God Made Me Wonderful (Paperback): Sheila Walsh I'm Not Wonder Woman - But God Made Me Wonderful (Paperback)
Sheila Walsh
R315 Discovery Miles 3 150 Ships in 7 - 11 work days

Heartfelt and delightful, I'm Not Wonder Woman encourages, inspires, and challenges women to "discover the real you." Best-selling author Sheila Walsh then invites readers to embrace life and celebrate the joy of being a wonderful woman

Somewhere between being Wonder Woman and wondering what is wrong with you is a greater reality: God created you to be a wonderful woman.

Instead of trying to live up to an unrealistic role, best-selling author Sheila Walsh invites you to take off your cape and boots, set aside your crumpled suit, and discover the authentic woman, beloved and valued by God. In this book, Sheila helps you understand that in God's eyes, you are already a beautiful and creative woman.

How to Understand Your Sexuality - A Practical Guide for Exploring Who You are (Paperback): Meg John Barker, Alex Iantaffi How to Understand Your Sexuality - A Practical Guide for Exploring Who You are (Paperback)
Meg John Barker, Alex Iantaffi; Illustrated by Jules Scheele
R355 R284 Discovery Miles 2 840 Save R71 (20%) Ships in 5 - 10 work days

Gay, straight, queer, pansexual, demisexual, ace...? Sexuality is complex and diverse, but it doesn't have to be confusing. This down-to-earth guide is the ultimate companion for understanding, accepting and celebrating your sexuality. Written by two internationally renowned authors and therapists, the book explains how sexuality works in terms of our identities, attractions, desires and practices, and explores how it intersects with our personal experiences and the world around us. With activities and reflection points throughout, it offers space to tune into yourself and think deeply about your own sexuality. You'll hear from people across the sexuality spectrum and in different relationship set-ups, and be inspired by the ideas of scholars, activists and practitioners. Sexuality is a vast and wonderful landscape - let this book guide you on your journey!

God Is for You - 180 Devotions to Lift a Woman's Spirit (Paperback): Compiled by Barbour Staff God Is for You - 180 Devotions to Lift a Woman's Spirit (Paperback)
Compiled by Barbour Staff
R221 R191 Discovery Miles 1 910 Save R30 (14%) Ships in 7 - 11 work days
Hooked - How Crafting Saved My Life (Large print, Hardcover, Large type / large print edition): Sutton Foster Hooked - How Crafting Saved My Life (Large print, Hardcover, Large type / large print edition)
Sutton Foster
R621 R512 Discovery Miles 5 120 Save R109 (18%) Ships in 7 - 11 work days
Code Name Madeleine - A Sufi Spy in Nazi-Occupied Paris (Paperback): Arthur J. Magida Code Name Madeleine - A Sufi Spy in Nazi-Occupied Paris (Paperback)
Arthur J. Magida
R266 Discovery Miles 2 660 Ships in 10 - 20 work days

During the critical summer months of 1943, Noor Inayat Khan was the only wireless operator transmitting secret messages from Nazi-occupied France to the Special Operations Executive in Britain. As the daughter of an Indian mystic, brought up in a household devoted to peaceful reflection on the outskirts of Paris, Khan did not seem destined for wartime heroism. Yet, faced with the evils of Nazism, she volunteered to help the British; was trained in espionage, sabotage and reconnaissance; and returned to France with a new identity. Khan transmitted details crucial to the Allies' success on D-Day, until she was captured and imprisoned by the Gestapo. She attempted two escapes before being sent to Germany. Three months after the Allied invasion of France, she was executed at Dachau. Her last word was "liberte".

The Agitators - Three Friends Who Fought for Abolition and Women's Rights (Hardcover): Dorothy Wickenden The Agitators - Three Friends Who Fought for Abolition and Women's Rights (Hardcover)
Dorothy Wickenden
R558 R296 Discovery Miles 2 960 Save R262 (47%) Ships in 12 - 17 work days

From the intimate perspective of three friends and neighbors in mid-nineteenth century Auburn, New York-the "agitators" of the title-acclaimed author Dorothy Wickenden tells the fascinating and crucially American stories of abolition, the Underground Railroad, the early women's rights movement, and the Civil War. Harriet Tubman-no-nonsense, funny, uncannily prescient, and strategically brilliant-was one of the most important conductors on the underground railroad and hid the enslaved men, women and children she rescued in the basement kitchens of Martha Wright, Quaker mother of seven, and Frances Seward, wife of Governor, then Senator, then Secretary of State William H. Seward. Harriet worked for the Union Army in South Carolina as a nurse and spy, and took part in a river raid in which 750 enslaved people were freed from rice plantations. Martha, a "dangerous woman" in the eyes of her neighbors and a harsh critic of Lincoln's policy on slavery, organized women's rights and abolitionist conventions with Susan B. Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton. Frances gave freedom seekers money and referrals and aided in their education. The most conventional of the three friends, she hid her radicalism in public; behind the scenes, she argued strenuously with her husband about the urgency of immediate abolition. Many of the most prominent figures in the history books-Lincoln, Seward, Daniel Webster, Frederick Douglass, Charles Sumner, John Brown, Harriet Beecher Stowe, William Lloyd Garrison-are seen through the discerning eyes of the protagonists. So are the most explosive political debates: about women's roles and rights during the abolition crusade, emancipation, and the arming of Black troops; and about the true meaning of the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution. Beginning two decades before the Civil War, when Harriet Tubman was still enslaved and Martha and Frances were young women bound by law and tradition, The Agitators ends two decades after the war, in a radically changed United States. Wickenden brings this extraordinary period of our history to life through the richly detailed letters her characters wrote several times a week. Like Doris Kearns Goodwin's Team of Rivals and David McCullough's John Adams, Wickenden's The Agitators is revelatory, riveting, and profoundly relevant to our own time.

For the Lives of All Women (English, Portuguese, Paperback): Camila Cavalcante For the Lives of All Women (English, Portuguese, Paperback)
Camila Cavalcante
R710 R656 Discovery Miles 6 560 Save R54 (8%) Ships in 12 - 17 work days

`It is a woman's right. It is the expression of her autonomy to claim uncompromising power over her own body and the determination of her own future. It is overcoming motherhood as a biological destiny.' `Pela Vida das Mulheres' was the chant that Brazilians took to the streets to fight for reproductive rights. Just like those protests, this book is a call to action for activists and lawmakers around the world. For over two years, Camila Cavalcante travelled around Brazil meeting women who have had or who have witnessed illegal abortions. She photographed fifty women who shared their stories with her. The collection of portraits is both deeply personal and deeply political. Cavalcante uses the naked female form to challenge the dangerous reproductive laws of Brazil. She exposes her body and identity on behalf of these women in an act of solidarity, as well as subversion. Within this context, For the Lives of All Women/Pela Vida das Mulheres is an act of rebellion in itself.

Rage Becomes Her (Hardcover): Soraya Chemaly Rage Becomes Her (Hardcover)
Soraya Chemaly 1
R465 R326 Discovery Miles 3 260 Save R139 (30%) Ships in 12 - 17 work days

A conversation-shifting book urging 21st-century women to understand their anger, embrace its power, and use it as a tool for positive change 'How many women cry when angry because we've held it in for so long? How many discover that anger turned inward is depression? Soraya Chemaly's Rage Becomes Her will be good for women. After all, women have a lot to be angry about.' GLORIA STEINEM Women are angry, and it isn't hard to figure out why. We are underpaid, overworked, thwarted and diminished. The assertive among us are labelled bitches, while the expressive among us are considered shrill. We are told to stand down when we have an opinion and to calm down when we are fired up. And when we somehow manage to put one high heel-battered foot in front of the other despite all of this, we're asked if it would kill us to smile. We are mad as hell, and that's completely okay. Because contrary to the endless barrage of self-help rhetoric about anger management and letting go, the reality is that our rage is the most important resource we have as women, a force for creation rather than destruction, our sharpest tool against both personal and political oppression. Anger is not what gets in our way, it is our way. All we need to do is own it. This is a pitch perfect, engaging, and accessible credo written by one of today's most influential feminists. Analysing female anger as it relates to topics like self-worth, objectification, pain, care, fear, silence, and denial, Soraya illuminates how and why we repress our anger, revealing the harm that this causes, and helping us recognise the liberating power of owning our anger and marshalling it as a vital tool for positive change. Just as Quiet brought about a new embrace of introversion, Rage Becomes Her will bring about an embrace of feminine anger that will leave women feeling liberated, inspired and connected to an entire universe of women who are no longer interested in making nice.

Three Rival Sisters (Paperback): Marie-Louise Gagneur Three Rival Sisters (Paperback)
Marie-Louise Gagneur; Translated by Polly Mackintosh, Jane Aitken
R233 Discovery Miles 2 330 Ships in 12 - 17 work days

Much acclaimed amongst her contemporaries and yet all but forgotten today, Marie-Louise Gagneur was a defining voice in French feminism. These stories, translated into English for the first time, critique the restrictions of late nineteenth-century society and explore the ways in which both men and women are hurt by rigid attitudes towards marriage. In 'An Atonement', the Count de Montbarrey awakes one morning to find his wife dead, leaving him free to marry the woman he really loves. Could the Count have accidentally killed his wife? And how can he atone for his crime? 'Three Rival Sisters' tells the story of the rivalry between Henriette, Renee and Gabrielle as they compete for the affections of one man. But marriage does not necessarily guarantee happiness, as the sisters are about to find out. Steeped in wit, empathy and biting social criticism, and with echoes of Charlotte Perkins Gilman and Kate Chopin, the stories show Gagneur to be worthy of renewed attention.

I Am Malala - The Girl Who Stood Up for Education and was Shot by the Taliban (Paperback, Updated Edition): Malala Yousafzai,... I Am Malala - The Girl Who Stood Up for Education and was Shot by the Taliban (Paperback, Updated Edition)
Malala Yousafzai, Christina Lamb 1
R247 R209 Discovery Miles 2 090 Save R38 (15%) Ships in 10 - 20 work days

*Winner of the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize* 'Malala is an inspiration to girls and women all over the world' J K Rowling 'Inspirational and powerful' GRAZIA 'For sheer inspiration read I Am Malala' SUNDAY TIMES 'A tale of immense courage and conviction' INDEPENDENT 'She has the heart and courage of a lioness and is a true inspiration' Lorraine Kelly, THE SUN When the Taliban took control of the Swat Valley, one girl fought for her right to an education. On Tuesday, 9 October 2012, she almost paid the ultimate price when she was shot in the head at point-blank range. Malala Yousafzai's extraordinary journey has taken her from a remote valley in northern Pakistan to the halls of the United Nations. She has become a global symbol of peaceful protest and is the youngest ever winner of the Nobel Peace Prize. I Am Malala will make you believe in the power of one person's voice to inspire change in the world. ***** 'Malala is an inspiration to girls and women all over the world' JK Rowling 'Moving and illuminating' Observer 'Inspirational and powerful' Grazia 'Her story is astonishing' Spectator

Betty Tompkins: Raw Material (Hardcover): Betty Tompkins Betty Tompkins: Raw Material (Hardcover)
Betty Tompkins; Introduction by Alison Gingeras; Text written by Geraldine Gourbe; Interview by Anya Harrison
R623 R515 Discovery Miles 5 150 Save R108 (17%) Ships in 7 - 11 work days
Big Friendship - How We Keep Each Other Close (Hardcover): Aminatou Sow, Ann Friedman Big Friendship - How We Keep Each Other Close (Hardcover)
Aminatou Sow, Ann Friedman
R541 R452 Discovery Miles 4 520 Save R89 (16%) Ships in 7 - 11 work days
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