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Mac Unlocked (Paperback): David Pogue Mac Unlocked (Paperback)
David Pogue
R701 R577 Discovery Miles 5 770 Save R124 (18%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days
Frame-Up - A Knight & Devlin Thriller (Paperback): John F. Dobbyn Frame-Up - A Knight & Devlin Thriller (Paperback)
John F. Dobbyn
R326 Discovery Miles 3 260 Ships in 7 - 11 working days

After graduating from Harvard Law with his closest friend John McKedrick, Michael Knight takes a job with his mentor, legendary trial attorney Lex Devlin, while John becomes sole associate of a notorious mob lawyer. Michael never lost hope that John McKedrick would escape to "cleaner pastures" -- until John is murdered in a car bombing bearing the signature of his questionable clientele. How could two friends who were so close have taken such wildly divergent paths? In the wake of McKedrick's murder, three men who took their own deviating paths will meet for the first time in forty years. Matt Ryan, a priest, Dominic Santangelo, a Mafia don, and Lex Devlin put the past aside to focus on a present concern: Dominic's son has been charged with John McKedrick's murder. At Lex's urging, Michael Knight reluctantly agrees to represent the alleged bomber. In building a defence, Michael is drawn into a high-stakes art fraud that leads him from the seediest parts of Boston to the sophisticated Amsterdam inner sanctum of international crime.

Explorers of the New World - Discover the Golden Age of Exploration With 22 Projects (Paperback): Carla Mooney Explorers of the New World - Discover the Golden Age of Exploration With 22 Projects (Paperback)
Carla Mooney; Illustrated by Tom Casteel
R352 R333 Discovery Miles 3 330 Save R19 (5%) In stock

Explorers of the New World: Discover the Golden Age of Exploration offers a fascinating look at the explorers and their voyages during the Age of Exploration and Discovery. Readers ages 9-12 can delve into the expeditions of Vasco da Gama, Christopher Columbus, Ferdinand Magellan, John Cabot, Hernan Cortes, and more. Using common household items and minimal supervision, kids enjoy 22 hands-on activities to help them learn about these legendary explorers and their voyages. This age group will see how the adventures of a few people in the 1400s through the 1600s changed world history. Projects include creating and using a compass, learning to tie a sailor's knot, and baking and eating sea biscuits.
Along with detailed, step-by-step instructions for each project, Explorers of the New World includes biographical sidebars, engaging illustrations, interesting facts, and vocabulary words that allow kids to experience this era in a fun, interactive way.

Marketing Modernisms - Self-Promotion, Canonization, Rereading (Paperback): Kevin J H Dettmar, Stephen Watt Marketing Modernisms - Self-Promotion, Canonization, Rereading (Paperback)
Kevin J H Dettmar, Stephen Watt
R1,169 Discovery Miles 11 690 Ships in 7 - 11 working days
The Uncommon Tongue - The Poetry and Criticism of Geoffrey Hill (Hardcover): Vincent Sherry The Uncommon Tongue - The Poetry and Criticism of Geoffrey Hill (Hardcover)
Vincent Sherry
R1,951 Discovery Miles 19 510 Ships in 7 - 11 working days

In the analysis of Hill's poetry and critical ideas, Vincent Sherry illuminates Hill's often obscure and oblique language, drawing connections between the rich verbal textures of the verse and the poet's recurring concerns as a critic. The author focuses on Hill's work in the context of postwar British literature and relates it to American as well as British extensions of literary modernism. The result is an engaging and far-ranging study of one of England's most contemporary poets.

China's Economic Development - The Interplay of Scarcity and Ideology (Paperback): Alexander Eckstein China's Economic Development - The Interplay of Scarcity and Ideology (Paperback)
Alexander Eckstein
R1,183 Discovery Miles 11 830 Ships in 7 - 11 working days

A study of China's economic development in light of political and social objectives

SAT Subject Test Chemistry - with 7 Practice Tests (Paperback, Fifteenth Edition): Joseph A. Mascetta, Mark Kernion SAT Subject Test Chemistry - with 7 Practice Tests (Paperback, Fifteenth Edition)
Joseph A. Mascetta, Mark Kernion
R575 R487 Discovery Miles 4 870 Save R88 (15%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

Barron's SAT Subject Test: Chemistry with 7 Practice Tests features in-depth review of all topics on the exam and full-length practice tests in the book and online. This edition includes: One full-length diagnostic test to help you assess your strengths and weaknesses Comprehensive review of all topics on the exam, including: introductory chemistry, atomic structure and the periodic table; bonding; chemical formulas; gases and laws; stoichiometry; liquids, solids, and phase changes; chemical reactions and thermochemistry; chemical reactions; chemical equilibrium; acids, bases, and salts; oxidation-reduction; carbon and organic chemistry; and the laboratory. Four full-length practice tests that reflect the actual SAT Subject Test: Chemistry exam in length, question types, and degree of difficulty Two full-length online practice tests with answer explanations and automated scoring Appendices, which include the periodic table; important equation, constant, and data tables; and a glossary of chemistry terms

Walking in Yorkshire South Yorkshire (Paperback): Paul Hannon Walking in Yorkshire South Yorkshire (Paperback)
Paul Hannon
R171 Discovery Miles 1 710 Ships in 10 - 15 working days
Gesprekke Oor Ingrid Jonker (Afrikaans, Paperback): L.M. van der Merwe Gesprekke Oor Ingrid Jonker (Afrikaans, Paperback)
L.M. van der Merwe
R186 Discovery Miles 1 860 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

'n Versameling van gesprekke met vriende en kennisse van die digter Ingrid Jonker, met kommentaar deur 'n sielkundige. 'n Nuwe boek oor die immer gewilde Ingrid Jonker. Gesprekke oor Ingrid Jonker bevat persoonlike herinneringe van Ingrid se suster Anna, haar psigiater en vriende soos Jan Rabie en Marjorie Wallace, W.A. de Klerk, Berta Smit, Uys Krige en Andre P. Brink. Gesprekke wat dertig jaar gelede deur dr. L.M. van der Merwe, kliniese sielkundige, op band opgeneem is, is deur Petrovna Metelerkamp in boekvorm verwerk. Dit werp 'n nuwe lig op die lewe en tragiese sterwe van die jong Ingrid Jonker.

What Angry Kids Need - Parenting Your Angry Child without Going Mad (Paperback): What Angry Kids Need - Parenting Your Angry Child without Going Mad (Paperback)
R317 R298 Discovery Miles 2 980 Save R19 (6%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days
Secrets of Astrology (Paperback): L.R. Chawdhri Secrets of Astrology (Paperback)
L.R. Chawdhri
R215 R184 Discovery Miles 1 840 Save R31 (14%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

"The future's not ours to see, what will be, will be" says a popular song of yesteryear. Not so for the astrologer who views the celestial bodies and studies their influences on human affairs, in order to control the calamities of life. As R.W. Emerson wrote: "Astrology is astronomy brought to earth and applied to the affairs of men." Mastered long ago in Vedic times, astrology helps in predicting future events and catastrophes. 'Secret of Astrology' is based on Hindu astrology. Dealing with the most important aspects of human life -- marriage, children, profession, finance, love and personality -- it is an interesting guide to mitigating misfortunes in one's life, and predicting accurately incidents and events shaping the lives of human beings. It will help you work out predictions and character readings for your fiends and yourself. With this book, you will gain insight into the aspects of your personality and can take appropriate measures to ensure a happy and prosperous life.

The Alpine Journal 2014 (Hardcover): The Alpine Journal 2014 (Hardcover)
R698 R650 Discovery Miles 6 500 Save R48 (7%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

The Alpine Journal is the oldest publication of its kind, this year celebrating its 151st anniversary. It was created as a record of mountain exploration and has maintained that tradition.This edition, Volume 118, contains accounts of rock climbing, mountaineering and exploration in the high and wild places across the continents from the Antarctic to Canada, Europe to High Asia.The remit of the Journal is broader than just climbing action, with in-depth articles on mountain science, politics, environment, art and history. So augmenting the astonishing tales of adventure by the likes of Leo Houlding and Alastair Lee in Antarctica and records of Alpine Club members' ground-breaking achievements worldwide, we have stunning paintings by mountain artist Tim Pollard, a history of filming in the harshest of environments by John Cleare and a fascinating explanation of the recent geological history of the Himalaya and Tibet from eminent geologist Mike Searle.An essential element of the Alpine Journal has always been the record of achievements in the high mountains and the Area Notes section is, as usual, packed with vital information for the mountaineer. This year Simon Richardson has provided an extensive report on two remarkable winter seasons' worth of first ascents by the country's top activists.Climbing's unrivalled literature is catered for in an extensive book review section

The Geography of Perversion: Male-To-Male Sexual Behavior Outside the West and the Ethnographic Imagination, 1750-1918... The Geography of Perversion: Male-To-Male Sexual Behavior Outside the West and the Ethnographic Imagination, 1750-1918 (Hardcover, New)
Rudi C. Bleys, Charles Darwin
R2,175 Discovery Miles 21 750 Ships in 7 - 11 working days

Brave and fascinating, as well as important . . . . A scholarly and comprehensive contribution to our growing knowledge of the history of homosexuality.
--Jeffrey Weeks

Recent years have seen enormous attention devoted to the history of sexuality in the Western world. But how has the West conceived of non-western societies been influenced by these other traditions? The Geography of Perversion and Desire is the first historical study to demonstrate convincingly that the representation cultural otherness, as found in European thought from the Enlightenment through modern times, is closely interrelated with modern constructions of homosexual identity. Travel reports and early ethnographic accounts of cross-gender roles in the Americas, Africa, and Asia corroborated the 18th century construction of the sodomite identity. Similarly, the late 19th-century construction of the third sex provoked much anthropological speculation on to genetic versus societal nature of male-to-male sexual relations, a precursor of current essentialist versus constructionist debates. An invaluable contribution to the ongoing debates on cultural and sexual otherness, this volume unravels how the categories of the modern sodomite and later homosexual were inextricably intertwined with essentialist definitions of racial identity. In encyclopedic detail, Bleys traces how cross-cultural records were collected, created, structured, manipulated, excerpted, reformulated, and omitted in interaction with changing beliefs about male-to-male sexuality. Focusing in such subjects as puritanism, sodomy, and ethnicity in colonial North America; cross-gender behavior and hermaphrodditism; the semiotics of genitalia; andthe parameters of sexual science, The Geography of Perversion and Desire is a breathtakingly thorough, cross cultural history of sexual categories.

Drawing on travel reports and early ethnographic accounts, The Geography of Perversion and Desire presents the first historical study to demonstrate convincingly that the representation of cultural otherness, as found in European thought from the Enlightenment to modern times, is closely interrelated with modern constructions of homosexual identity.

Company Law (Hardcover): Sally Wheeler Company Law (Hardcover)
Sally Wheeler; Edited by Sally Wheeler
R3,610 Discovery Miles 36 100 Ships in 7 - 11 working days

This Major Reference series brings together a wide range of key international articles in law and legal theory. Many of these essays are not readily accessible, and their presentation in these volumes will provide a vital new resource for both research and teaching. Each volume is edited by leading international authorities who explain the significance and context of articles in an informative and complete introduction.

Dorothy Wordsworth - Selections from the Journals (Hardcover): Paul Hamilton Dorothy Wordsworth - Selections from the Journals (Hardcover)
Paul Hamilton
R2,128 Discovery Miles 21 280 Ships in 7 - 11 working days

Dorothy Wordsworth (1771-1885) published nothing in her lifetime, save short extracts from her journals and letters which her brother, William, included in his Guide to the Lakes. She spent most of her life caring for her brother and his family, working, traveling and studying with him and his friends who include de Quincey and Coleridge. This selection for the first time presents her writings as a discrete text, giving her a separate authorial voice from that of her brother and bringing her to a new generation of students, scholars and enthusiasts.

Wordsworth's journals, analyzed and set into context by Paul Hamilton's insightful introduction, chronicle the hardships and indispositions, the comings and goings, the windfalls and losses of those around her, both at home and during her many travels, revealing a relish for the experiences of others distinctly free from Romantic egoism. Most significantly, in her Grasmere Journal, she tells her own story, imposing her own narrative structure on events and discovering the plot of her own life.

Matthew Arnold and the Classical Tradition (Paperback, 2nd Revised edition): Warren D. Anderson Matthew Arnold and the Classical Tradition (Paperback, 2nd Revised edition)
Warren D. Anderson
R912 Discovery Miles 9 120 Ships in 7 - 11 working days

Shows how Arnold first experimented with his classical heritage.

Walking in Yorkshire Wensleydale & Swale (Paperback): Paul Hannon Walking in Yorkshire Wensleydale & Swale (Paperback)
Paul Hannon
R171 Discovery Miles 1 710 Ships in 10 - 15 working days
To Quench Our Thirst - The Present and Future Status of Freshwater Resources of the United States (Paperback): David A. Francko To Quench Our Thirst - The Present and Future Status of Freshwater Resources of the United States (Paperback)
David A. Francko
R786 Discovery Miles 7 860 Ships in 7 - 11 working days
Alcohol, Science and Society Revisited (Paperback): Edith Lisansky Gomberg Alcohol, Science and Society Revisited (Paperback)
Edith Lisansky Gomberg
R1,301 Discovery Miles 13 010 Ships in 7 - 11 working days

Presents interdisciplinary research in alcohol studies

SAT Subject Test Math Level 1 - with 5 Practice Tests (Paperback, Eighth Edition): Ira K Wolf SAT Subject Test Math Level 1 - with 5 Practice Tests (Paperback, Eighth Edition)
Ira K Wolf
R552 R465 Discovery Miles 4 650 Save R87 (16%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

Barron's SAT Subject Test: Math Level 1 with 5 Practice Tests features in-depth review of all topics on the exam and full-length practice tests in the book and online. This edition includes: Comprehensive review of all topics on the test, including: arithmetic, algebra, plane geometry, solid and coordinate geometry, trigonometry, functions and their graphs, probability and statistics, real and imaginary numbers, and logic Three full-length practice tests that reflect the actual SAT Subject Test: Math Level 1 exam in length, question types, and degree of difficulty Two full-length online practice tests with answer explanations and automated scoring The most important test-taking strategies students need to know to succeed on this exam

Complete Guide to Food Preservation - Step-by-Step Instructions on How to Freeze, Dry, Can & Preserve Food (Paperback): Angela... Complete Guide to Food Preservation - Step-by-Step Instructions on How to Freeze, Dry, Can & Preserve Food (Paperback)
Angela Williams Duea
R554 R513 Discovery Miles 5 130 Save R41 (7%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

Storing food can be a major challenge for any family or individual who wants to increase the amount of food available without spending additional money. With rising food costs, the advent of at home gardening and the potential represented in storing your own food, it is no wonder that freezing, drying, and canning are becoming much more popular. Freezing alone, which the National Freezing and Refrigerated Foods Association has stated can add as much as 600% to the lifespan of many common refrigerated foods, is an easy, available action to anyone, but only if it is done properly.
This book will show anyone interested in storing food for future use how to do so to optimize the amount of money saved and minimize the risk of damaging food or spreading food borne illnesses. You will learn how to grow for harvest and how to subsequently handle that harvest with this book's crop by crop guide of everything that you might possibly want to store away. You will learn how freezing works and how to go about organizing your freezing. You will learn the various methods of freezing and why failure occurs. In addition to freezing, you will learn about canning and preserving and how each technically works and what problems you may encounter. All of the equipment you may need is laid out in easy to read charts and you will be shown the various final products you can expect.
Experts in food preservation and storage have been interviewed and their commentary has been included here to help you understand what all you will be able to expect from your preserved foods. Learn how to create jellies and jams, pickle vegetables and fruits, dry foods, juice them after storing, and even how to create a simple root cellar for long term storage. No matter your situation, this guide will help you learn how to store multiple forms of vegetables and fruits and to understand how they perform, why failure occurs, and what you need to be successful.
Atlantic Publishing is a small, independent publishing company based in Ocala, Florida. Founded over twenty years ago in the company president's garage, Atlantic Publishing has grown to become a renowned resource for non-fiction books. Today, over 450 titles are in print covering subjects such as small business, healthy living, management, finance, careers, and real estate. Atlantic Publishing prides itself on producing award winning, high-quality manuals that give readers up-to-date, pertinent information, real-world examples, and case studies with expert advice. Every book has resources, contact information, and web sites of the products or companies discussed.
"This Atlantic Publishing eBook was professionally written, edited, fact checked, proofed and designed. The print version of this book is 384 pages and you receive exactly the same content. Over the years our books have won dozens of book awards for content, cover design and interior design including the prestigious Benjamin Franklin award for excellence in publishing. We are proud of the high quality of our books and hope you will enjoy this eBook version. "

Spectres in the Smoke (Paperback): Tony Broadbent Spectres in the Smoke (Paperback)
Tony Broadbent
R254 R185 Discovery Miles 1 850 Save R69 (27%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

It is austerity-ridden, black-market-riddled, post-war England and MI5 has pushed Cockney cat burglar and jewel thief Jethro out onto the rooftops of London again in defence of The Realm. And if that was not bad enough, London's top villains want him to do a bit of burglary for them too. Ever looming in the background are the twin spectres of the growing communist menace and a resurgence of fascism. There are even rumours that an American OSS agent is roaming around London with his eagle eye set on someone who looks an awful lot like Jethro. Things turn decidedly deadly when Jethro stumbles across a Royal cover-up and an extreme right-wing plot to topple Britain's new Labour Government. And all this is a mere precursor to Jethro having to pull off a very dodgy and dangerous caper, the success or failure of which could save England from going to the dogs or spell curtains for Jethro.

Romance & Revolution - A Leap of Faith at the Iranian National Ballet (Paperback, New): Clair Symonds Romance & Revolution - A Leap of Faith at the Iranian National Ballet (Paperback, New)
Clair Symonds
R418 R283 Discovery Miles 2 830 Save R135 (32%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Set against the glamorous backdrop of the Iranian National Ballet Company in 1970s Tehran, Romance and Revolution is the compelling memoir of Clair Symonds, a naive 19 year old Jewish dancer who grew up in apartheid South Africa, who sets off to join the national ballet company in Iran. Within a few months she has met and fallen in love with Arash Alizadeh, a dashing student of architecture. Much to both sets of parents' disdain, they marry, although Clair's Jewish roots are kept strictly under wraps. But Arash proves to be more charming in courtship and seduction than in wedlock and matrimony. Undeterred, Clair decides to marry for a second time. Does love conquer all? Are religious and cultural differences insurmountable? Read and decide for yourself.

Playing In The Park (Paperback): Pegasus Playing In The Park (Paperback)
Pegasus
R85 R72 Discovery Miles 720 Save R13 (15%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

NUExperiencing anything for the first time creates a lot of thrill and excitement in every child whether it is holding a crayon, flying a kite or having an ice cream. This series tells us about a few of such experiences which every kid would cherish. Designed specially for very young beginners, this series is graded into two levels. Each level has their marked characteristics. Level 1 has simple themes, short sentences and very simple vocabulary. Level 2 has a bit more complex themes, sentences and vocabulary.

Connections Over Compliance - Rewiring Our Perceptions of Discipline (Paperback): Lori L Desautels Connections Over Compliance - Rewiring Our Perceptions of Discipline (Paperback)
Lori L Desautels
R660 Discovery Miles 6 600 Ships in 7 - 11 working days
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