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Latest Books of (809)

John Sharp - Facing Down Fear
FACING DOWN FEAR touches briefly on my unsettled youth, and how I finally found and began to live a dream. My story ambles from the Orange Free State to Cape Town in South Africa, to Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe) and East...
Author(s): John Sharp
Hannes Wellels - We Dared to Win
Andre Scheepers grew up on a farm in Rhodesia, learning about the bush from his African childhood friends, before joining the army. A quiet, introspective thinker, Andre started out as a trooper in the SAS before being commissioned into the...
Author(s): Hannes Wessels, Andre Scheepers
Hannes Wessels - PK Van Der Byl
The narrative gives the reader an overview of the history of the white man in southern Africa with detailed emphasis on the Rhodesian story through the life and times of PK van der Byl; one of the major players in...
Author(s): Hannes Wessels

Latest People of (227)

John Sharp
John Sharp was born in Kroonstad, South Africa, in 1952 and spent his first nine years on his parents’ farm in what was then the Orange Free State. Home schooled by his mother, he spent the majority of his time...
Works: 1
Occupation(s): Wildlife Conservationist

Specialties: South Africa

Patricia Marcoccia
Patricia Marcoccia is a Toronto-based director, producer, editor and cinematographer nominated for best emerging filmmaker at the Golden Sheaf Awards. Her premiere feature documentary, SHUT HIM DOWN: The Rise of Jordan Peterson, broadcast on CBC Docs POV in fall 2018...
Works: 1
Occupation(s): Filmmaker

Specialties: Documentary Films

Maziar Ghaderi
Maziar Ghaderi is a multimedia artist, director and producer that works with visual media and interactive technology. With a background in multimedia production, his primary work is situated at the intersection of technology, the experiential and creative direction.
Works: 1
Occupation(s): Filmmaker

Specialties: Documentary Films

Andre Scheepers
After a childhood on a farm in the Rhodesian bush, Andre Scheepers joined the Rhodesian Light Infantry commandos, followed by the SAS in 1974. In the thick of the action during the Rhodesian Bush War he was wounded on 13...
Works: 1
Occupation(s): Clergy, Soldier

Specialties: Special Operations

Hannes Wessels
A 14th generation white African Hannes Wessels was born in 1956 in what was then Salisbury in Southern Rhodesia. After leaving school he served and saw action with the Rhodesian Light Infantry before acquiring a law degree but chose not...
Works: 5
Occupation(s): Big Game Hunter, Historian

Specialties: Southern African History

Latest Videos of (9)

The Rise of Jordan Peterson
A rare, intimate glimpse into the life and mind of Jordan Peterson, the academic and best-selling author who captured the world’s attention with his criticisms of political correctness and his life-changing philosophy on discovering personal meaning.
Peter Plichta
Dr. Peter Plichta can probably be counted among the most important scientists of the present. As a specialist in the fields of mathematics, chemistry, biology and nuclear physics, he has acquired revolutionary insights during 40 years of independent research and...
Orpheus
An Opera/Ballet based on Ovid's Metamorphoses (#10 and sections from several later portions) by Lloyd Rodgers, with libretto by Lloyd Rodgers and Thomas Graffio. Los Angeles Chamber Ballet. Choreography by Raiford Rogers. Ovid - Dennis Parnell, countertenor; Orpheus - Lawrence...
Shaka Zulu
Here is Dudue Mchize who played Nandi and the Late William C. Faure. The Late M. Faure died in 1994 of kidney failier. He is World wide known for creating and directing the TV series of the legendary African Zulu...
Magical by Adela Oppenheim
"You have to imagine that nobody really saw this except the princess." 82nd & Fifth invites 100 curators from across the Museum to talk about 100 works of art that changed the way they see the world.

Latest Movies of (2)

Jean Cocteau - The Beauty and the Beast (1947)
Jean Cocteau's sublime adaptation of Mme. Leprince de Beaumont's fairy-tale masterpiece--in which the pure love of a beautiful girl melts the heart of a feral but gentle beast--is a landmark of motion picture fantasy, with unforgettably romantic performances by Jean...
Movie - Creation
Torn between faith and science, and suffering hallucinations, English naturalist Charles Darwin struggles to complete 'On the Origin of Species' and maintain his relationship with his wife.

Latest TV Series of (2)

Last Call for Titan
Titan, Saturn's largest moon, is a planetary body capable of human habitation. Optis and Agat Films & cie together brought the magnitude of the Cassini-Huygens probe's journey to Titan to viewers. Using only the probe's data, Optis created a virtual...
Shaka Zulu
This lavish ten-hour mini-series chronicles the rise and fall of the legendary African warrior and Zulu king, Shaka. Filmed on location in South Africa, SHAKA ZULU interweaves historic fact with cultural mythologies to reveal the remarkable life of one of...

Latest Websites of (55)

Jennifer Marohasy
My initial interest in global warming was driven by a desire to better understand water issues, and in particular the likely affect of increasing levels of carbon dioxide on Australian rainfall.
stevenpinker.com
Steven Pinker is an experimental psychologist who conducts research in visual cognition, psycholinguistics, and social relations. He grew up in Montreal and earned his BA from McGill and his PhD from Harvard. Currently Johnstone Professor of Psychology at Harvard, he...
mattridley.co.uk
Matt Ridley's books have sold over a million copies, been translated into 31 languages and won several awards. His books include The Red Queen, The Origins of Virtue, Genome, Nature via Nurture, Francis Crick, The Rational Optimist and The Evolution...
alaindebotton.com
Website of Alain de Botton, was born in Zurich, Switzerland in 1969 and now lives in London. He is a writer of essayistic books that have been described as a ‘philosophy of everyday life.’ He’s written on love, travel, architecture...
Outreach Judaism
Outreach Judaism is an international organization that responds directly to the issues raised by missionaries and cults, by exploring Judaism in contradistinction to fundamentalist Christianity. Our organization’s goal is to generate a lasting connection between Jewish families and Judaism through...

Latest Institutions of (3)

Mizzou
Established in 1839, the University of Missouri knows what it means to be first. We were the first public university west of the Mississippi River. We are home to the world’s first journalism school.
The British Library
We are the national library of the United Kingdom and give access to the world’s most comprehensive research collection. We provide information services to academic, business, research and scientific communities.
The British Museum
The British Museum holds in trust for the nation and the world a collection of art and antiquities from ancient and living cultures. Housed in one of Britain's architectural landmarks, the collection is one of the finest in existence, spanning...

Latest Galleries of (5)

Gold River
Brett Stokes exploration of waterways and water.
Palm Beach
Brett Stokes interpretations of the physical world.
Triptych Under Water
Here Vicki combines metallic inks, metal foils, acrylics and other techniques to create stunning art forms.
Model and Flowers
Enjoy the surreal mindscapes of Vicki Hitt's photography.
A7X-180522-175

One of a series of galleries showcasing the Apophysis 7X digital art fractal generator.