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Decision Time - How to make the choices your life depends on (Paperback): Laurence Alison, Neil Shortland Decision Time - How to make the choices your life depends on (Paperback)
Laurence Alison, Neil Shortland
R350 R280 Discovery Miles 2 800 Save R70 (20%) Ships in 5 - 10 work days

Should I change careers? Is it time to end my relationship? Can I move halfway across the world? We have to make choices everyday, big and small, but it's the life-changing ones that often cause us to freeze or react too quickly, without thinking. What can we do differently? Laurence Alison and Neil Shortland have spent over 20 years helping soldiers, police officers, doctors and other professionals in high-stakes environments make tough decisions when lives are on the line. In Decision Time, they show us how those same decision-making techniques apply to everyday life, whether that's deciding to take a new job or change career later in life, end a relationship, move across the world or declaring your undying love for your best friend. With tips, studies, interviews and observations from their training with police officers together with role-play scenarios for you to try, this book will help you identify and fight off the common enemies of good decision-making - inertia, procrastination and indecision - and empower you to make the choices that matter the most. Highly accessible and interactive, Decision Time will guide you through each step of the decision-making process so next time you a find yourself at the crossroads, you'll be able to make your way with confidence.

The Persecutions of Annam - a History of Christianity in Cochin China and Tonking (Paperback): John Rutherford Shortland The Persecutions of Annam - a History of Christianity in Cochin China and Tonking (Paperback)
John Rutherford Shortland
R524 Discovery Miles 5 240 Ships in 12 - 17 work days
Lapis Lazuli from the Kiln - Glass and Glassmaking in the Late Bronze Age (Hardcover): Andrew Shortland Lapis Lazuli from the Kiln - Glass and Glassmaking in the Late Bronze Age (Hardcover)
Andrew Shortland
R2,215 Discovery Miles 22 150 Ships in 7 - 11 work days

Lapis Lazuli from the Kiln examines the history of the first glass, from its early sporadic occurrence, through the height of its production in the late second millennium BCE, to its disappearance at the end of that millennium. The book draws on an exceptionally wide range of sources including ancient texts detailing recipes and trade in glass, iconographic depictions in tombs and temples, archaeological excavation of the most important sites including Amarna and Qantir, and the description of the glass objects themselves.

The Lost Art - The Art Loss Register Casebook Volume One (Hardcover): Anja Shortland The Lost Art - The Art Loss Register Casebook Volume One (Hardcover)
Anja Shortland
R542 Discovery Miles 5 420 Ships in 12 - 17 work days

Countless dollars of art are stolen or looted every year, yet governments often consider art theft a luxury problem. With limited public law enforcement, what prevents thieves, looters and organised criminal gangs from flooding the market with stolen art? How can theft victims get justice - even decades after their loss? What happens if the legal definition of a good title is at odds with what is morally right? Enter the Art Loss Register, a private database dedicated to tracking down stolen artworks. Blocking the sale of disputed artworks creates a space for private resolutions - often amicable and sometimes entertainingly adversarial. This book is based on ten cases from the Art Loss Register's archive, showing how restitutions were negotiated, how priceless objects were retrieved from the economic underworld and how thieves and fences end up in court and behind bars. A fascinating guide to the dark side of the global art market.

Basic Conversation - Fundamentals for learners of English (ESL) (Paperback): Christopher Shortland Basic Conversation - Fundamentals for learners of English (ESL) (Paperback)
Christopher Shortland
R245 Discovery Miles 2 450 Ships in 7 - 11 work days
Kidnap - Inside the Ransom Business (Hardcover): Anja Shortland Kidnap - Inside the Ransom Business (Hardcover)
Anja Shortland 1
R501 R414 Discovery Miles 4 140 Save R87 (17%) Ships in 10 - 20 work days

Kidnap for ransom is a lucrative but tricky business. Millions of people live, travel, and work in areas with significant kidnap risks, yet kidnaps of foreign workers, local VIPs, and tourists are surprisingly rare and the vast majority of abductions are peacefully resolved - often for remarkably low ransoms. In fact, the market for hostages is so well ordered that the crime is insurable. This is a puzzle: ransoming a hostage is the world's most precarious trade. What would be the "right" price for your loved one - and can you avoid putting others at risk by paying it? What prevents criminals from maltreating hostages? How do you (safely) pay a ransom? And why would kidnappers release a potential future witness after receiving their money? Kidnap: Inside the Ransom Business uncovers how a group of insurers at Lloyd's of London have solved these thorny problems for their customers. Based on interviews with industry insiders (from both sides), as well as hostage stakeholders, it uncovers an intricate and powerful private governance system ordering transactions between the legal and the criminal economies.

Deadline Gallipoli (DVD): Sam Worthington, Hugh Dancy, Ewen Leslie, Joel Jackson, Charles Dance, Rachel Griffiths Deadline Gallipoli (DVD)
Sam Worthington, Hugh Dancy, Ewen Leslie, Joel Jackson, Charles Dance, … 1
R102 Discovery Miles 1 020 Ships in 7 - 13 work days

Sam Worthington and Hugh Dancy star in this two-part Australian war drama centred on the Gallipoli Campaign. The drama follows journalists Charles Bean (Joel Jackson), Ellis Ashmead Bartlett (Dancy) and Phillip Schuler (Worthington) as they arrive in Gallipoli in 1915. They are sent in with the Allied troops to report on the war first-hand but the correspondents encounter obstacles in their mission to accurately report the escalating conflict.

Somersault (DVD): Abbie Cornish, Sam Worthington, Lynette Curran, Erik Thomson, Hollie Andrew, Leah Purcell, Olivia Pigeot,... Somersault (DVD)
Abbie Cornish, Sam Worthington, Lynette Curran, Erik Thomson, Hollie Andrew, …
R106 Discovery Miles 1 060 Ships in 7 - 13 work days

Australian coming-of-age drama, written and directed by Cate Shortland. Heidi (Abbie Cornish) is a young girl living with her single mother and exploring her own burgeoning sexuality. When she is thrown out by her mother, she travels to the ski resort of Lake Jindabyne to look up a former boyfriend, whom she is upset to find is no longer interested in her. Stuck by herself in the resort, Heidi uses her body to befriend a diverse cross section of the community, and begins an intense relationship with the morose Joe (Sam Worthington) that sends each of their ideas about sexuality and the future spiralling out of control.

Science in the Study of Ancient Egypt (Paperback): Sonia Zakrzewski, Andrew Shortland, Joanne Rowland Science in the Study of Ancient Egypt (Paperback)
Sonia Zakrzewski, Andrew Shortland, Joanne Rowland
R1,011 Discovery Miles 10 110 Ships in 10 - 20 work days

Science in the Study of Ancient Egypt takes an innovative and integrated approach to the use of scientific techniques and methodologies within the study of ancient Egypt. Accessibly demonstrating how to integrate scientific methodologies into Egyptology broadly, and in Egyptian archaeology in particular, this volume will help to maximise the amount of information that can be obtained within a study of ancient Egypt, be it in the field, museum, or laboratory. Using a range of case studies which exemplify best practice within Egyptian archaeological science, Science in the Study of Ancient Egypt presents both the scientific methods of analysis available and their potential applications to Egyptologists. Although Egyptology has mainly shown a marked lack of engagement with recent archaeological science, the authors illustrate the inclusive but varied nature of the scientific archaeology which is now being undertaken, demonstrating how new analytical techniques can develop greater understanding of Egyptian data.

The Psychology of Terrorism (Paperback): Neil Shortland The Psychology of Terrorism (Paperback)
Neil Shortland
R301 R253 Discovery Miles 2 530 Save R48 (16%) Ships in 7 - 11 work days

What is terrorism? Can anyone be radicalized? How can we respond to terrorist acts? The Psychology of Terrorism seeks to explain why some acts of violence are considered terrorism and others are not, and why some individuals may be more susceptible to engaging in radical terrorist behavior. Debunking myths and lazy stereotypes, the book delves into some of the most shocking atrocities of our times to discuss the complex and varied psychological characteristics of individual terrorists, organized groups, and their acts. Whilw there is no simple solution, The Psychology of Terrorism shows us that a growing reverse radicalization movement and modern interventionist techniques can give us hope for the future.

Why Can't My Garden Look Like That ? - Proven, Easy Ways To Make a Beautiful Garden (Paperback): John Shortland Why Can't My Garden Look Like That ? - Proven, Easy Ways To Make a Beautiful Garden (Paperback)
John Shortland 1
R412 R380 Discovery Miles 3 800 Save R32 (8%) Ships in 12 - 17 work days

How many times when we are visiting gardens, or thumbing through a glossy magazine, do we look at our own garden with mixed feelings of disappointment and despair, and exclaim 'Why can`t my garden look like that?'. The simple answer is `it can`. This book demonstrates just how easy it is to make adjustments to what is already there to make your garden stunning, whatever its size. Whether it's an issue with design, plant selection or pruning - or even lack of time - simple solutions are described in clear, jargon-free language that will appeal both to the complete novice and those with more experience. Written in an informal, easy-to-read style this book will enable everyone to have a garden they can be proud of.

Maori Religion and Mythology. Illustrated by Translations of Traditions, Karakia, &c., to Which Are Added Notes on Maori Tenure... Maori Religion and Mythology. Illustrated by Translations of Traditions, Karakia, &c., to Which Are Added Notes on Maori Tenure of Land (Paperback)
Edward Shortland
R444 R373 Discovery Miles 3 730 Save R71 (16%) Ships in 7 - 11 work days
The Southern Districts of New Zealand - A Journal, with Passing Notices of the Customs of the Aborigines (Hardcover): Edward... The Southern Districts of New Zealand - A Journal, with Passing Notices of the Customs of the Aborigines (Hardcover)
Edward Shortland
R996 R807 Discovery Miles 8 070 Save R189 (19%) Ships in 7 - 11 work days
Maori Religion and Mythology. Illustrated by Translations of Traditions, Karakia, &c., to Which Are Added Notes on Maori Tenure... Maori Religion and Mythology. Illustrated by Translations of Traditions, Karakia, &c., to Which Are Added Notes on Maori Tenure of Land (Paperback)
Edward Shortland
R367 Discovery Miles 3 670 Ships in 7 - 11 work days
The Southern Districts of New Zealand - A Journal, with Passing Notices of the Customs of the Aborigines (Paperback): Edward... The Southern Districts of New Zealand - A Journal, with Passing Notices of the Customs of the Aborigines (Paperback)
Edward Shortland
R541 Discovery Miles 5 410 Ships in 7 - 11 work days
The Southern Districts of New Zealand - A Journal, with Passing Notices of the Customs of the Aborigines (Hardcover): Edward... The Southern Districts of New Zealand - A Journal, with Passing Notices of the Customs of the Aborigines (Hardcover)
Edward Shortland
R802 Discovery Miles 8 020 Ships in 7 - 11 work days
Traditions and Superstitions of the New Zealanders - With Illustrations and Manners of Their Customs (Paperback): Edward... Traditions and Superstitions of the New Zealanders - With Illustrations and Manners of Their Customs (Paperback)
Edward Shortland M a
R505 Discovery Miles 5 050 Ships in 7 - 11 work days
Maori Religion and Mythology. Illustrated by Translations of Traditions, Karakia, &c., to Which Are Added Notes on Maori Tenure... Maori Religion and Mythology. Illustrated by Translations of Traditions, Karakia, &c., to Which Are Added Notes on Maori Tenure of Land (Hardcover)
Edward Shortland
R770 R624 Discovery Miles 6 240 Save R146 (19%) Ships in 7 - 11 work days
Traditions and Superstitions of the New Zealanders - With Illustrations of Their Manners and Customs (Paperback): Edward... Traditions and Superstitions of the New Zealanders - With Illustrations of Their Manners and Customs (Paperback)
Edward Shortland
R502 Discovery Miles 5 020 Ships in 7 - 11 work days
The Persecutions of Annam - A History of Christianity in Cochin China and Tonking (Paperback): John Rutherford Shortland The Persecutions of Annam - A History of Christianity in Cochin China and Tonking (Paperback)
John Rutherford Shortland
R578 Discovery Miles 5 780 Ships in 7 - 11 work days
Maori Religion and Mythology. Illustrated by Translations of Traditions, Karakia, &c., to Which Are Added Notes on Maori Tenure... Maori Religion and Mythology. Illustrated by Translations of Traditions, Karakia, &c., to Which Are Added Notes on Maori Tenure of Land (Paperback)
Edward Shortland
R367 Discovery Miles 3 670 Ships in 7 - 11 work days
Maori Religion and Mythology (Hardcover): Edward Shortland Maori Religion and Mythology (Hardcover)
Edward Shortland
R622 Discovery Miles 6 220 Ships in 7 - 11 work days
Maori Religion and Mythology (Paperback): Edward Shortland Maori Religion and Mythology (Paperback)
Edward Shortland
R360 Discovery Miles 3 600 Ships in 7 - 11 work days
The Persecutions of Annam; A History of Christianity in Cochin China and Tonking (Paperback): John Rutherford B. 1813 or 1.... The Persecutions of Annam; A History of Christianity in Cochin China and Tonking (Paperback)
John Rutherford B. 1813 or 1. Shortland
R601 Discovery Miles 6 010 Ships in 7 - 11 work days
The Persecutions of Annam; A History of Christianity in Cochin China and Tonking (Hardcover): John Rutherford B. 1813 or 1.... The Persecutions of Annam; A History of Christianity in Cochin China and Tonking (Hardcover)
John Rutherford B. 1813 or 1. Shortland
R863 Discovery Miles 8 630 Ships in 7 - 11 work days
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