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Prisoner 913 - The Release Of Nelson Mandela (Paperback): Riaan de Villiers, Jan-Ad Stemmet Prisoner 913 - The Release Of Nelson Mandela (Paperback)
Riaan de Villiers, Jan-Ad Stemmet
R340 R292 Discovery Miles 2 920 Save R48 (14%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

This book brings to life the untold story behind the release of Nelson Mandela, as revealed in previously top-secret records.

Kobie Coetsee, Minister of Justice at the time, kept an archive on ‘Prisoner 913’, on which the authors – a historian and a journalist – draw to retell the story. This is history as it actually happened, as opposed to how it has been portrayed up to now, even in writings by Mandela himself. 

Prisoner 913 sets right the historical record.

Hockly's Insolvency Law (Paperback, 9th ed): R. Sharrock, A. D Smith, K. van der Linde Hockly's Insolvency Law (Paperback, 9th ed)
R. Sharrock, A. D Smith, K. van der Linde 1
R816 R639 Discovery Miles 6 390 Save R177 (22%) Ships in 4 - 8 working days

The 9th edition of Hockly's insolvency law follows the expanded format of the previous two editions. The basic purpose of the book remains the same: to provide a concise, yet fairly detailed, account of the law of insolvency, winding-up and judicial management. The book aims at a wide readership. For the subject specialist, it provides an update of developments in the law relating to insolvency and winding-up; for students, it is a text for both undergraduate and postgraduate study; and for insolvency practitioners, it may be used as a guide and a quick source of reference. The appendices contain specimen applications, specimen estate accounts, the Insolvency Act, relevant extracts from the Companies Act and the Close Corporations Act, and the Cross-Border Insolvency Act.

Toni Erdmann (German, DVD): Peter Simonischek, Sandra Hüller Toni Erdmann (German, DVD)
Peter Simonischek, Sandra Hüller; Directed by Maren Ade 1
R142 Discovery Miles 1 420 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Winfried doesn’t see much of his working daughter Ines. The suddenly student-less music teacher decides to surprise her with a visit after the death of his old dog. It’s an awkward move because serious career woman Ines is working on an important project as a corporate strategist in Bucharest. The geographical change doesn’t help the two to see eye to eye. Practical joker Winfried loves to annoy his daughter with pranks - but even worse are his jabs at her routine lifestyle of long meetings, hotel bars and performance reports. Father and daughter reach an impasse, and Winfried agrees to return home to Germany…

Enter ashy Toni Erdmann, Winfried’s smooth-talking alter ego. Disguised in a tacky suit, weird wig and even weirder fake teeth, Toni barges into Ines’ professional life, claiming to be her CEO’s life coach. As Toni, Winfried is bolder and doesn’t hold back, but Ines meets the challenge. The harder they push, the closer they become, and in all the madness, Ines slowly begins to understand that her eccentric father might deserve a place in her life after all.

(Academy Award nomination for: Best Foreign Language Film)

Hockly's Insolvency Law Casebook (Paperback): R. Sharrock, L.S. Steyn, A. D Smith, K. van der Linde, M. Havenga Hockly's Insolvency Law Casebook (Paperback)
R. Sharrock, L.S. Steyn, A. D Smith, K. van der Linde, M. Havenga
R630 R539 Discovery Miles 5 390 Save R91 (14%) Ships in 4 - 8 working days

A proper grasp of the law of insolvency can be acquired only by reading and digesting a sizeable volume of case law. This text, designed to complement Hockly's Insolvency Law, allows students and practitioners to come to terms with a broad range of insolvency cases.

SILKE: South African Income Tax 2018 (Paperback): M. Stiglingh, A.D. Koekemoer, L. Van Heerden, J.S. Wilcocks, R.D. de Swardt,... SILKE: South African Income Tax 2018 (Paperback)
M. Stiglingh, A.D. Koekemoer, L. Van Heerden, J.S. Wilcocks, R.D. de Swardt, … 5
R909 R677 Discovery Miles 6 770 Save R232 (26%) In stock

The objective of the authors and publishers of SILKE: South African Income Tax 2018 is to provide a book that simplifies the understanding and application of tax legislation in a South African context for both students and general practitioners.

Please take note that, from this edition, SILKE: South African Income Tax 2018 will only be available in English.

The Purple Nightgown (Paperback): A. D. Lawrence The Purple Nightgown (Paperback)
A. D. Lawrence
R306 R261 Discovery Miles 2 610 Save R45 (15%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days
Iceland walking guide 63 walks 2019 (Paperback, 5th edition): Christian Handle, Gabriele Schiesl Iceland walking guide 63 walks 2019 (Paperback, 5th edition)
Christian Handle, Gabriele Schiesl; Translated by C. Ade
R373 Discovery Miles 3 730 Ships in 10 - 15 working days
Woman's Endurance (Hardcover): A.D. Luckhoff Woman's Endurance (Hardcover)
A.D. Luckhoff
R77 Discovery Miles 770 Ships in 10 - 15 working days
Exiles from Paradise (Paperback): Brigitte Ades Exiles from Paradise (Paperback)
Brigitte Ades
R266 R222 Discovery Miles 2 220 Save R44 (17%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Through the friendship of two young Franco-Iranians, Exiles from Paradise delves deep into the great conflict between enlightened Islam and fanaticism. Despite their academic achievements, Farhad and his circle of friends feel estranged from Paris, the city they grew up in, as they face prejudice from prospective employers and rejection for their Islamic culture. Searching for his roots, Farhad travels to Iran where he discovers that his ancestors fought the Assassins, the first terrorists in history. Encouraged by this glorious past and in a quest to track down a long-lost heirloom, the rare Alamut stone, Farhad follows the trail to London. His closest friend Reza is working for an Islamic charity in London, but his behaviour is becoming increasingly withdrawn, prompting fears of radicalisation. Farhad's courageous response is a hymn to bravery and ancestral values. First published in France to critical acclaim, Exiles from Paradise is a thought-provoking novel about discrimination, heritage and belonging. Brigitte Ades' captivating novel is a celebration of Iranian culture, community and connection, as well as a powerful interrogation of the nature of nationality and identity in the 21st century.

Ons Klein En Silwerige Planeet - Afrikaanse, Nederlandse En Vlaamse Gedigte Oor Die Omgewing (Afrikaans, Dutch, English,... Ons Klein En Silwerige Planeet - Afrikaanse, Nederlandse En Vlaamse Gedigte Oor Die Omgewing (Afrikaans, Dutch, English, Paperback)
Johann Lodewyk Marais, A.D. Zuiderent
R325 R301 Discovery Miles 3 010 Save R24 (7%) Ships in 7 - 10 working days

Die mens se kommer oor die omgewing is een van die dominante temas van die laaste dekades van die 20ste eeu. In die Weste (en in Europa) het omgewingsbewustheid wyd posgevat en selfs 'n modeverskynsel geword. Ofskoon daar in bree verband nog nie genoeg begrip vir die mens se bydrae tot die krisis en sy reaksie op die globale veranderinge is nie, geniet hierdie kwessies toenemend aandag in die kunste. Ook in die letterkunde kan die "groen gesprek" as 'n belangrike groeipunt beskou word.

Permission to Be Black - My Journey with Jay-Z and Jesus (Paperback): A. D. "Lumkile" Thomason Permission to Be Black - My Journey with Jay-Z and Jesus (Paperback)
A. D. "Lumkile" Thomason
R381 R320 Discovery Miles 3 200 Save R61 (16%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days
Life in Extreme Environments - Insights in Biological Capability (Paperback): Guido Di Prisco, Howell G. M Edwards, Josef... Life in Extreme Environments - Insights in Biological Capability (Paperback)
Guido Di Prisco, Howell G. M Edwards, Josef Elster, Ad H.L. Huiskes
R1,100 Discovery Miles 11 000 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

From deep ocean trenches and the geographical poles to outer space, organisms can be found living in remarkably extreme conditions. This book provides a captivating account of these systems and their extraordinary inhabitants, 'extremophiles'. A diverse, multidisciplinary group of experts discuss responses and adaptations to change; biodiversity, bioenergetic processes, and biotic and abiotic interactions; polar environments; and life and habitability, including searching for biosignatures in the extraterrestrial environment. The editors emphasize that understanding these systems is important for increasing our knowledge and utilizing their potential, but this remains an understudied area. Given the threat to these environments and their biota caused by climate change and human impact, this timely book also addresses the urgency to document these systems. It will help graduate students and researchers in conservation, marine biology, evolutionary biology, environmental change and astrobiology better understand how life exists in these environments and their susceptibility or resilience to change.

Independence Square (Paperback): AD Miller Independence Square (Paperback)
AD Miller
R215 R172 Discovery Miles 1 720 Save R43 (20%) Ships in 5 - 10 working days

An exceptional political thriller from the bestselling author of Booker-shortlisted Snowdrops 'Utterly gripping, a novel with its finger on the pulse of geopolitics that still manages to move deeply.' Observer Twelve years ago, Simon Davey prevented a tragedy, and ruined his own life. Once a senior British diplomat in Kiev, he lost everything after a lurid scandal. Back in London, still struggling with the aftermath of his disgrace, he is travelling on the Tube when he sees her ... Olesya is the woman Simon holds responsible for his downfall. He first met her on an icy night during the protests on Independence Square. Full of hope and idealism, Olesya could not know what a crucial role she would play in the dangerous times ahead, and in Simon's fate. Or what compromises she would have to make to protect her family. When Simon decides to follow Olesya, he finds himself plunged back into the dramatic days which changed his life forever. Independence Square is a story of ordinary people caught up in extraordinary times. It is a story about corruption and personal and political betrayals. It is a story about where, in the twenty-first century, power really lies. 'A tremendous novel - taut, compelling, reeking of authenticity. A.D. Miller writes with exemplary precision and sophistication. Independence Square is an unsparing examination of human beings caught up in historical forces they can barely comprehend.' William Boyd 'A novel with its finger on the pulse of geopolitics' Observer, **Fiction to Look Out For in 2020**

Hockly se insolvensiereg (Paperback, 4th ed): R. Sharrock, Van der Linde, A. D Smith Hockly se insolvensiereg (Paperback, 4th ed)
R. Sharrock, Van der Linde, A. D Smith
R816 R688 Discovery Miles 6 880 Save R128 (16%) Ships in 4 - 8 working days
Independence Square (Paperback): AD Miller Independence Square (Paperback)
AD Miller 1
Sold By Readers Warehouse - Fulfilled by Loot
R320 R253 Discovery Miles 2 530 Save R67 (21%) Ships in 7 - 10 working days

A complex, contemporary political thriller from the bestselling author of Booker-shortlisted Snowdrops

Twelve years ago, Simon Davey prevented a tragedy, and ruined his own life.

Once a senior British diplomat in Kiev, he lost everything after a lurid scandal. Back in London, still struggling with the aftermath of his disgrace, he is travelling on the Tube when he sees her …

Olesya is the woman Simon holds responsible for his downfall. He first met her on an icy night during the protests on Independence Square. Full of hope and idealism, Olesya could not know what a crucial role she would play in the dangerous times ahead, and in Simon’s fate. Or what compromises she would have to make to protect her family.

When Simon decides to follow Olesya, he finds himself plunged back into the dramatic days which changed his life forever. Independence Square is a story of ordinary people caught up in extraordinary times. It is a story about corruption and personal and political betrayals. It is a story about where, in the twenty-first century, power really lies.

'A tremendous novel - taut, compelling, reeking of authenticity. A.D. Miller writes with exemplary precision and sophistication. Independence Square is an unsparing examination of human beings caught up in historical forces they can barely comprehend.' William Boyd

Photography and the Doctor - John Adamson of St Andrews (Paperback): A.D. Morrison-Low, David Bruce Photography and the Doctor - John Adamson of St Andrews (Paperback)
A.D. Morrison-Low, David Bruce
R413 Discovery Miles 4 130 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

In 2015 portraits by Dr John Adamson were displayed at the National Museum of Scotland exhibition Photography: A Victorian Sensation. The audience response to these powerful works was such that this book has been produced, the first devoted to placing his work in its historical context and to acquainting a new audience with his work which, for conservation reasons, cannot be displayed all the time. Dr Adamson (1809-70) was the older brother of the better known Robert Adamson (1821-48), famous for his pioneering photography work with D. O. Hill. John Adamson remained an amateur; his photography had to be fitted in around his busy medical practice in St Andrews. The photographs are drawn mainly from two extremely early and significant albums, presented to the Museum in the 1940s. An Appendix has technical information on, for example: camera obscura, lenses, daguerreotype, calotype, the albumen process, and the collodian negative process.

The Caledonian Canal (Paperback, New): A.D. Cameron The Caledonian Canal (Paperback, New)
A.D. Cameron
R276 R224 Discovery Miles 2 240 Save R52 (19%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Telford's plan, to connect Loch Ness, Loch Oich and Loch Lochy with each other and the sea, was a huge undertaking which brought civil engineering to the Highlands on a heroic scale. Deep in the Highlands, far from the canal network of England, engineers forged their way through the Great Glen to construct the biggest canal of its day: twenty-two miles of artificial cutting and no fewer than twenty-eight locks. A.D. (Sandy) Cameron's book has long been recognised as the authoritative work on the canal as well as a reliable and useful guide to the surrounding area. There are intriguing old plans, not discovered until 1992, and a survey of the dramatic rise in pleasure-craft traffic during the last two decades. But the highlight of the recent past was undoubtedly the Tall Ships passing through the canal in stately procession in 1991. Impossible, then, not to feel the fascination of this beautiful waterway: a working piece of industrial history and a remarkable engineering achievement. This book is a fitting celebration of this remarkable feat of engineering.

The Fury (Blu-ray disc): Kirk Douglas, John Cassavetes, Carrie Snodgrass, Amy Irving, Fiona Lewis, Andrew Stevens, Carol... The Fury (Blu-ray disc)
Kirk Douglas, John Cassavetes, Carrie Snodgrass, Amy Irving, Fiona Lewis, …
R327 Discovery Miles 3 270 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Brian De Palma directs this horror starring Kirk Douglas as Peter Sandza, a Secret Service agent whose son Robin (Andrew Stevens) has psychic powers. Whilst Sandza is holidaying with Robin and fellow agent Childress (John Cassavetes) they are attacked by what seems to be a gang of terrorists and Robin is kidnapped. However, when Sandza discovers that the attack was masterminded by Childress, who wants to corrupt then sell Robin's powers, he enlists the help of another psychic (Amy Irving) to track his son down - but will they be too late?

Woerterbuch Industrielle Elektrotechnik, Energie- und Automatisierungstechnik / Dictionary of Electrical Engineering, Power... Woerterbuch Industrielle Elektrotechnik, Energie- und Automatisierungstechnik / Dictionary of Electrical Engineering, Power Engineering and Automation - CD-ROM Deutsch-Englisch / English-German. CD-ROM Edition 2011 (Digital)
Siemens A&D Translation Services
R3,590 R3,378 Discovery Miles 33 780 Save R212 (6%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Technical Requirements: Windows 7/Vista/XP
This CD-ROM dictionary comprises both volumes of the 6th print edition of the "Dictionary of Electrical Engineering, Power Engineering and Automation." For this edition, the worldwide-respected dictionary has been updated and enlarged by about 40%. It is the standard work for all those requiring a comprehensive and reliable compilation of terms from the fields of power generation, transmission and distribution, drive engineering, automation, switchgear and installation engineering, power electronics as well as measurement, analysis and test engineering. Including also a great number of basic electrotechnical terms, with about 121,000 entries and 166,000 translations in German-English and 115,000 entries and 156,000 translations in English-German it comprehensively covers large fields of industrially applied electrical engineering.
For information on the multi-user version of this dictionary address to publishing-distribution@publicis.de

Palestinians in Israel - The Politics of Faith after Oslo (Hardcover): As'ad Ghanem, Mohanad Mustafa Palestinians in Israel - The Politics of Faith after Oslo (Hardcover)
As'ad Ghanem, Mohanad Mustafa
R1,847 Discovery Miles 18 470 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

While the international community and regional powers in the Middle East are focussing on finding a solution to Israel's 'external problem' - the future of the occupied West Bank and Gaza strip - another political conflict is emerging on the domestic Israel scene: the question of the future status of Israel's Palestinian minority within the 1967 borders. The Palestinian minority in Israel are currently experiencing a new trend in their political development. Here, Ghanem and Mustafa term that development 'The Politics of Faith', referring to the demographic, religious and social transformations among the Palestinian minority that have facilitated and strengthened their self-confidence. Such heightened self-confidence is also the basis for key changes in their cultural and social life, as well as political activity. This book traces the emergence of a new and diverse generation of political leadership, how Palestinian society has developed and empowered itself within Israel, and the politicization of Islamic activism in Israel.

Metamorphoses (Paperback): Ovid Metamorphoses (Paperback)
Ovid; Translated by A.D. Melville; Edited by E. J. Kenney
R235 R206 Discovery Miles 2 060 Save R29 (12%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

The theme of the Metamorphoses is change and transformation, as illustrated in Graeco-Roman myth and legend. On this ostensibly unifying thread Ovid strings together a vast and kaleidoscopic sequence of brilliant narratives, in which the often paradoxical and always arbitrary fates of his human and divine characters reflect the never-ending flux and reflux of the universe itself. ABOUT THE SERIES: For over 100 years Oxford World's Classics has made available the widest range of literature from around the globe. Each affordable volume reflects Oxford's commitment to scholarship, providing the most accurate text plus a wealth of other valuable features, including expert introductions by leading authorities, helpful notes to clarify the text, up-to-date bibliographies for further study, and much more.

Network Meta-Analysis for Decision-Making (Hardcover): Sofia Dias, A.E. Ades, Nicky J. Welton, Jeroen P. Jansen, Alexander J.... Network Meta-Analysis for Decision-Making (Hardcover)
Sofia Dias, A.E. Ades, Nicky J. Welton, Jeroen P. Jansen, Alexander J. Sutton
R1,407 Discovery Miles 14 070 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

A practical guide to network meta-analysis with examples and code In the evaluation of healthcare, rigorous methods of quantitative assessment are necessary to establish which interventions are effective and cost-effective. Often a single study will not provide the answers and it is desirable to synthesise evidence from multiple sources, usually randomised controlled trials. This book takes an approach to evidence synthesis that is specifically intended for decision making when there are two or more treatment alternatives being evaluated, and assumes that the purpose of every synthesis is to answer the question for this pre-identified population of patients, which treatment is best ? A comprehensive, coherent framework for network meta-analysis (mixed treatment comparisons) is adopted and estimated using Bayesian Markov Chain Monte Carlo methods implemented in the freely available software WinBUGS. Each chapter contains worked examples, exercises, solutions and code that may be adapted by readers to apply to their own analyses. This book can be used as an introduction to evidence synthesis and network meta-analysis, its key properties and policy implications. Examples and advanced methods are also presented for the more experienced reader. Methods used throughout this book can be applied consistently: model critique and checking for evidence consistency are emphasised. Methods are based on technical support documents produced for NICE Decision Support Unit, which support the NICE Methods of Technology Appraisal. Code presented is also the basis for the code used by the ISPOR Task Force on Indirect Comparisons. Includes extensive carefully worked examples, with thorough explanations of how to set out data for use in WinBUGS and how to interpret the output. N etwork Meta-Analysis for Decision Making will be of interest to decision makers, medical statisticians, health economists, and anyone involved in Health Technology Assessment including the pharmaceutical industry.

Cyborg Cat and the Night Spider (Paperback): Ade Adepitan Cyborg Cat and the Night Spider (Paperback)
Ade Adepitan 1
R145 R116 Discovery Miles 1 160 Save R29 (20%) Ships in 5 - 10 working days

Ade loves playing football and he's amazing in goal, despite the heavy metal caliper he has to wear on his leg. He can save any ball that's sent his way, from any direction, so his friends have nicknamed him the Cyborg Cat. But when the Parsons Road Gang stumble upon some unusual graffiti it starts to have a really weird effect on Ade. Somehow, the art is drawing him into another dimension, where he really is Cyborg Cat! But that's not all - after seeing the Night Spider's art, Ade starts to feel weak and everything begins to go wrong. He's banned from a school trip to a safari park because of his disability, and the doctors have some bad news about his legs. How can Ade overcome his challenges and what power does the mysterious Night Spider have over Cyborg Cat? Ade needs all his friends' help to uncover the truth. An amazing adventure full of fun and friendship from the inspirational Paralympian wheelchair basketball star Ade Adepitan.

The Transmission of Medieval Romance - Metres, Manuscripts and Early Prints (Hardcover): Ad Putter, Judith A. Jefferson The Transmission of Medieval Romance - Metres, Manuscripts and Early Prints (Hardcover)
Ad Putter, Judith A. Jefferson
R1,467 Discovery Miles 14 670 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Romances were immensely popular with medieval readers, as evidenced by their ubiquity in manuscripts and early print. The essays collected here deal with the textual transmission of medieval romances in England and Scotland, combining this with investigations into their metre and form; this comparison of the romances in both their material form and their verse form sheds new light on their cultural and social contexts. Topics addressed include the textual history of Sir Orfeo; the singing of Middle English romances; their rhythms and rhyme schemes; their printed transmission from Caxton to Wynkyn de Worde; and the representation of the Otherworld in manuscript miscellanies. AD PUTTER is Professor of Medieval English at the University of Bristol; JUDITH A. JEFFERSON is Research Associate at the University of Bristol. Contributors: Michelle de Groot, Judith A. Jefferson, Rebecca E. Lyons, Carol M. Meale, Donka Minkova, Nicholas Mylkebust, Derek Pearsall, Rhiannon Purdie, Ad Putter, Elizabeth Robertson, Jordi Sanchez-Marti, Thorlac Turville-Petre

Adult Crying - A Biopsychosocial Approach (Hardcover): Ad J.J.M. Vingerhoets, Randolph R. Cornelius Adult Crying - A Biopsychosocial Approach (Hardcover)
Ad J.J.M. Vingerhoets, Randolph R. Cornelius
R2,811 Discovery Miles 28 110 Ships in 10 - 15 working days


Crying is a typical human expression of emotion. Surprisingly, until now little scientific attention has been devoted to this phenomenon. Many textbooks on emotion fail to pay attention to it, and in scientific journals there are hardly any contributions focusing on this behavior. In contrast, there is much interest from the lay public, allowing pseudo-scientists to formulate theories that have little or no scientific basis. Is there any evidence in support of statements that crying is healthy or that not crying may result in toxification? How do people react to the crying of others? Is crying important for the diagnosis of depression, and if so, how? This book aims to fill this gap in scientific literature. Crying is discussed from several perspectives and specific attention is given to methodological issues and assessment. Each chapter provides a review and a summary of the relevant scientific literature.

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