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Big Pharma, Dirty Lies, Busy Bees And Eco Activists - 20 Environmental Stories From South Africa (Paperback): David Bristow Big Pharma, Dirty Lies, Busy Bees And Eco Activists - 20 Environmental Stories From South Africa (Paperback)
David Bristow
R260 R190 Discovery Miles 1 900 Save R70 (27%) Ships in 5 - 10 working days

This exciting third book from David Bristow covers everything environmental in South Africa that you always wanted to know about.

The topics in this book include pesticides, poaching, petrol, plastics, population, pollination, pollution, pods, politics, pharmaceuticals, people, prophets, power and poop. Find out what industrially manufactured foods and large-scale farming are doing to us; how state capture has derailed our civil service and triggered sewerage spills, oil slicks and air pollution; who benefits most from health supplements; and what are the real costs of generating power and what works best – coal, nuclear, fracking, solar or wind.

You will also read about the good deeds of our eco heroes: those who bring water and hope to stricken towns; who farm regeneratively and sell us wholesome foods; who clean up other people’s messes; as well as individual superheroes who nurture their own back gardens. This book celebrates some of them. Written in the same engaging style as his previous two books in the series Stories from the Veld series (The Game Ranger, the Knife, the Lion and the Sheep and Of Hominins, Hunter-Gatherers and Heroes), this book is a journey into unravelling the environmental landscape of South Africa.

Been There, Done That - A South African Checklist For The Curious And The Brave (Paperback): David Bristow Been There, Done That - A South African Checklist For The Curious And The Brave (Paperback)
David Bristow
R290 R232 Discovery Miles 2 320 Save R58 (20%) Ships in 5 - 10 working days

At the age of 14, author David Bristow stuck a large touring map of South Africa on his bedroom wall, determined to mark off every road one day.

It was the start of a life-long love affair with the land – indeed, in 40 years of dedicated travelling David has pretty much ‘been there, done that’, visiting almost all of South Africa’s game parks, nature reserves, mountain ranges, beaches, towns and dorps, as well as hiking and biking countless trails.

This book is the accumulated knowledge of all that exploration: the very best (and sometimes the worst) of everything this country has to offer: wildlife, history, geography, art and culture, things to do, places to stay and routes and trails to be discovered by car, bike and on foot …

Anyone who’s ticked off more than a tenth of the 860 entries in this book is, according to the author, qualified to wear the T-shirt

Running Wild - The Story Of Zulu, An African Stallion (Paperback): David Bristow Running Wild - The Story Of Zulu, An African Stallion (Paperback)
David Bristow
R240 R198 Discovery Miles 1 980 Save R42 (18%) Ships in 5 - 10 working days

Following in the footsteps of Jock of the Bushveld, Running Wild is an African story for all ages. It is a tale of resilience, of courage and endurance, a book that will uplift, enrich and warm every lover of the African bush.

The story of Zulu is based on the life of a real stallion that lived on the Mashatu Game Reserve. The versions of the story of Zulu are about as numerous as the people who recount them. The horse and the myth were at times indistinguishable. This account of his life has been stitched together from all those stories. In February 2000, tropical Cyclone Leon-Eline resulted in a storm so severe that the horses of Mashatu broke out of their enclosure and roamed wild and free for days before returning. Zulu was the only one that did not return. He was thought to be lost to the scourges of the Bushveld.

Years pass before Zulu is discovered to be not only alive and well, but running as the lead stallion of a herd of wild zebras. He is recaptured and returned to the safari stables as a much bolder and wiser stallion – knowledge he passes on to the other horses as well as the humans of Limpopo Valley.

Of Hominins, Hunter Gatherers and Heroes - Searching for 20 Amazing Places in South Africa (Paperback): David Bristow Of Hominins, Hunter Gatherers and Heroes - Searching for 20 Amazing Places in South Africa (Paperback)
David Bristow
R260 R215 Discovery Miles 2 150 Save R45 (17%) View more sellers Ships in 5 - 10 working days

Of Hominins, Hunter-Gatherers and Heroes offers spellbinding stories of some amazing, little-known places in South Africa.

Who knew that on the West Coast, just an hour’s drive from Cape Town, is one of only three places on earth where you can see the fossils of creatures that lived in antediluvian times and died right where you see them now? Or that all Bushman art, whether painted or engraved, is a conversation with the spirit world?

Bristow ventured to some lesser-known or visited places such as the West Coast Fossil Park, Mapungubwe, Hogsback, Lambazi Bay, Port Grosvenor, and Nieu Bethesda. Some old favourites also, like the Garden Route, Kruger National Park, Cape Point and the Johannesburg war museum – but they each get a new treatment.

Written in the same engaging style as previous books in the Stories from the Veld series, Of Hominins, Hunter-Gatherers and Heroes is a journey through a bucket list of must-see places in this “world in one country”.

These stories will excite, entertain and enthral you.

The Nature of the Proof of the Christian Religion [by D.B. Baker] (Hardcover): David Bristow Baker The Nature of the Proof of the Christian Religion [by D.B. Baker] (Hardcover)
David Bristow Baker
R650 Discovery Miles 6 500 Ships in 7 - 11 working days
Discourses and Sacramental Addresses to a Village Congregation (Hardcover): David Bristow Baker Discourses and Sacramental Addresses to a Village Congregation (Hardcover)
David Bristow Baker
R694 Discovery Miles 6 940 Ships in 7 - 11 working days
Discourses and Sacramental Addresses to a Village Congregation (Paperback): David Bristow Baker Discourses and Sacramental Addresses to a Village Congregation (Paperback)
David Bristow Baker
R586 R479 Discovery Miles 4 790 Save R107 (18%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days
A Treatise on the Nature and Causes of Doubt in Religious Questions [by D.B. Baker]. (Paperback): David Bristow Baker A Treatise on the Nature and Causes of Doubt in Religious Questions [by D.B. Baker]. (Paperback)
David Bristow Baker
R537 R440 Discovery Miles 4 400 Save R97 (18%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days
The Nature of the Proof of the Christian Religion - With a Statement of the Particular Evidence for It (Hardcover): David... The Nature of the Proof of the Christian Religion - With a Statement of the Particular Evidence for It (Hardcover)
David Bristow Baker
R642 Discovery Miles 6 420 Ships in 7 - 11 working days

This scarce antiquarian book is included in our special Legacy Reprint Series. In the interest of creating a more extensive selection of rare historical book reprints, we have chosen to reproduce this title even though it may possibly have occasional imperfections such as missing and blurred pages, missing text, poor pictures, markings, dark backgrounds and other reproduction issues beyond our control. Because this work is culturally important, we have made it available as a part of our commitment to protecting, preserving and promoting the world's literature.

A Treatise on the Nature and Causes of Doubt in Religious Questions (Hardcover): David Bristow Baker A Treatise on the Nature and Causes of Doubt in Religious Questions (Hardcover)
David Bristow Baker
R700 Discovery Miles 7 000 Ships in 7 - 11 working days

This scarce antiquarian book is included in our special Legacy Reprint Series. In the interest of creating a more extensive selection of rare historical book reprints, we have chosen to reproduce this title even though it may possibly have occasional imperfections such as missing and blurred pages, missing text, poor pictures, markings, dark backgrounds and other reproduction issues beyond our control. Because this work is culturally important, we have made it available as a part of our commitment to protecting, preserving and promoting the world's literature.

The Nature of the Proof of the Christian Religion - With a Statement of the Particular Evidence for It (Paperback): David... The Nature of the Proof of the Christian Religion - With a Statement of the Particular Evidence for It (Paperback)
David Bristow Baker
R393 Discovery Miles 3 930 Ships in 7 - 11 working days

This scarce antiquarian book is included in our special Legacy Reprint Series. In the interest of creating a more extensive selection of rare historical book reprints, we have chosen to reproduce this title even though it may possibly have occasional imperfections such as missing and blurred pages, missing text, poor pictures, markings, dark backgrounds and other reproduction issues beyond our control. Because this work is culturally important, we have made it available as a part of our commitment to protecting, preserving and promoting the world's literature.

A Treatise on the Nature and Causes of Doubt in Religious Questions (Paperback): David Bristow Baker A Treatise on the Nature and Causes of Doubt in Religious Questions (Paperback)
David Bristow Baker
R448 Discovery Miles 4 480 Ships in 7 - 11 working days

This scarce antiquarian book is included in our special Legacy Reprint Series. In the interest of creating a more extensive selection of rare historical book reprints, we have chosen to reproduce this title even though it may possibly have occasional imperfections such as missing and blurred pages, missing text, poor pictures, markings, dark backgrounds and other reproduction issues beyond our control. Because this work is culturally important, we have made it available as a part of our commitment to protecting, preserving and promoting the world's literature.

The Nature of the Proof of the Christian Religion [By D.B. Baker]. (Paperback): David Bristow Baker The Nature of the Proof of the Christian Religion [By D.B. Baker]. (Paperback)
David Bristow Baker
R464 R384 Discovery Miles 3 840 Save R80 (17%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

This is a reproduction of a book published before 1923. This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. that were either part of the original artifact, or were introduced by the scanning process. We believe this work is culturally important, and despite the imperfections, have elected to bring it back into print as part of our continuing commitment to the preservation of printed works worldwide. We appreciate your understanding of the imperfections in the preservation process, and hope you enjoy this valuable book.

The Nature Of The Proof Of The Christian Religion - With A Statement Of The Particular Evidence For It (Paperback): David... The Nature Of The Proof Of The Christian Religion - With A Statement Of The Particular Evidence For It (Paperback)
David Bristow Baker
R476 Discovery Miles 4 760 Ships in 7 - 11 working days

This scarce antiquarian book is included in our special Legacy Reprint Series. In the interest of creating a more extensive selection of rare historical book reprints, we have chosen to reproduce this title even though it may possibly have occasional imperfections such as missing and blurred pages, missing text, poor pictures, markings, dark backgrounds and other reproduction issues beyond our control. Because this work is culturally important, we have made it available as a part of our commitment to protecting, preserving and promoting the world's literature.

A Treatise On The Nature And Causes Of Doubt In Religious Questions (Paperback): David Bristow Baker A Treatise On The Nature And Causes Of Doubt In Religious Questions (Paperback)
David Bristow Baker
R544 Discovery Miles 5 440 Ships in 7 - 11 working days

This scarce antiquarian book is included in our special Legacy Reprint Series. In the interest of creating a more extensive selection of rare historical book reprints, we have chosen to reproduce this title even though it may possibly have occasional imperfections such as missing and blurred pages, missing text, poor pictures, markings, dark backgrounds and other reproduction issues beyond our control. Because this work is culturally important, we have made it available as a part of our commitment to protecting, preserving and promoting the world's literature.

The Nature Of The Proof Of The Christian Religion - With A Statement Of The Particular Evidence For It (Hardcover): David... The Nature Of The Proof Of The Christian Religion - With A Statement Of The Particular Evidence For It (Hardcover)
David Bristow Baker
R735 Discovery Miles 7 350 Ships in 7 - 11 working days

This scarce antiquarian book is included in our special Legacy Reprint Series. In the interest of creating a more extensive selection of rare historical book reprints, we have chosen to reproduce this title even though it may possibly have occasional imperfections such as missing and blurred pages, missing text, poor pictures, markings, dark backgrounds and other reproduction issues beyond our control. Because this work is culturally important, we have made it available as a part of our commitment to protecting, preserving and promoting the world's literature.

A Treatise on the Nature and Causes of Doubt in Religious Questions (Hardcover): David Bristow Baker A Treatise on the Nature and Causes of Doubt in Religious Questions (Hardcover)
David Bristow Baker
R845 Discovery Miles 8 450 Ships in 7 - 11 working days

This scarce antiquarian book is included in our special Legacy Reprint Series. In the interest of creating a more extensive selection of rare historical book reprints, we have chosen to reproduce this title even though it may possibly have occasional imperfections such as missing and blurred pages, missing text, poor pictures, markings, dark backgrounds and other reproduction issues beyond our control. Because this work is culturally important, we have made it available as a part of our commitment to protecting, preserving and promoting the world's literature.

The Game Ranger, The Knife, The Lion And The Sheep - 20 Tales About Curious Characters From Southern Africa (Paperback): David... The Game Ranger, The Knife, The Lion And The Sheep - 20 Tales About Curious Characters From Southern Africa (Paperback)
David Bristow
R436 Discovery Miles 4 360 Out of stock

The Game Ranger, The Knife, The Lion And The Sheep offers spell-binding stories of some amazing, little known characters from South Africa, past and very past. Let us introduce you to some of the characters you’ll meet inside.

Starting with Krotoa, the Khoi maiden who is found working in the Van Riebeeck household as both servant and interpreter. In time she becomes the concubine of Danish surgeon Pieter Merhoff and later his wife. But did she jump (allured by the European glitz and good food) or was she pushed (abducted or sold to the Van Riebeeck’s by her uncle Atshumatso, otherwise Herry)? Was she raped or a willing sexual parter of Meerhoff? Women, like fresh meat and vegetables, were in short supply in those early colonial years in the Cape.

Then there is Mevrou Maria Mouton who preferred to socialise with the slaves than her husband on their farm in the Swartland, and with whom she conspired to murder him. What became of them is … best those gory details are glossed over for now.

And the giant Trekboer Coenraad de Buys, rebel, renegade, a man with a price on his head who married many women (none of them white) and fathered a small nation. The explorer Lichtenstein called him a modern-day Hercules. Then there are the men of learning and insight, such as Raymond Dart and Adrian Boshier, who opened up the world of myths and ancient artefacts so we now better understand the ancients and the world they created for us to inherit. Or James Kitching who broke open rocks in the Karoo to reveal creatures that inhabited this region long before even Africa was born.

And so, without further ado, we give you our selection of stories about remarkable characters from the veld. These stories will excite, entertain and enthral you! You will finish reading them wishing you had more!

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