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Sasol Eerste Veldgids tot Soogdiere van Suider-Afrika (Afrikaans, Paperback): Sean Fraser Sasol Eerste Veldgids tot Soogdiere van Suider-Afrika (Afrikaans, Paperback)
Sean Fraser
R80 R63 Discovery Miles 630 Save R17 (21%) Shipped within 4 - 8 working days

Sasol Eerste Veldgids tot Soogdiere van Suider-Afrika bied aan die jong leser ’n fassinerende blik op die diere lewe van die streek. Met behulp van volkleur foto’s en verspreidings kaarte, asook maklik leesbare teks, sal die jong volwassene en ontluikende natuur liefhebber die meer algemene soogdierspesies in Suider-Afrika kan identifiseer, kan vasstel waar hulle leef, en meer te wete kom oor hul unieke vreet- en teelgewoontes.

The Pursuit of Grouchiness - Oscar the Grouch's Guide to Life (Hardcover): Oscar the Grouch The Pursuit of Grouchiness - Oscar the Grouch's Guide to Life (Hardcover)
Oscar the Grouch
R293 R239 Discovery Miles 2 390 Save R54 (18%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days
Sasol Eerste Veldgids tot Slange & Ander Reptiele van Suider-Afrika (Afrikaans, Paperback): Tracey Hawthorne Sasol Eerste Veldgids tot Slange & Ander Reptiele van Suider-Afrika (Afrikaans, Paperback)
Tracey Hawthorne
R80 R63 Discovery Miles 630 Save R17 (21%) Shipped within 4 - 8 working days

Sasol Eerste Veldgids tot Slange & Ander Reptiele van Suider-Afrika bied aan die jong leser 'n fassinerende blik op die reptiele van die streek. Met behulp van volkleur fotoÆs en verspreidings kaarte, asook maklik leesbare teks, sal die jong volwassene en ontluikende natuur liefhebber die algemene reptielspesies in Suider-Afrika kan identifiseer.

Sasol First Field Guide to Common Birds of Southern Africa (Paperback): Tracey Hawthorne Sasol First Field Guide to Common Birds of Southern Africa (Paperback)
Tracey Hawthorne
R80 R63 Discovery Miles 630 Save R17 (21%) Shipped within 4 - 8 working days

SASOL First Field Guide to Common Birds of Southern Africa provides fascinating insight into the birdlife of the region.

With the help of full-colour photo graphs and distribution maps, and easy-to-read text, the young adult and budding naturalist will be able to identify the more common bird species found in southern Africa, discover where they live, and learn about their unique feeding and nesting habits.

McGraw-Hill Manual of Laboratory and Diagnostic Tests (Paperback): Denise Wilson McGraw-Hill Manual of Laboratory and Diagnostic Tests (Paperback)
Denise Wilson
R910 R850 Discovery Miles 8 500 Save R60 (7%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days

Critical testing information and key clinical protocols in the palm of your hand . .

"McGraw-Hill's Manual of Laboratory And Diagnostic Tests" focuses specifically on what you need to know to understand the test, educate the patient, and provide safe, effective care before, during, and after the test. In addition, this easy-to-use clinical companion is the only text to actively incorporate evidence-based practice features throughout, both in test monographs and appendices-a major advantage that enhances your ability to apply the book's content to your daily practice. . . .

Features: . . A cohesive 5-part organization covering the full range of laboratory tests, diagnostic tests, laboratory/diagnostic assessments of body function, education, and screening . . Time-saving alphabetical organization of tests with handy thumb tabs. Full-color icons that highlight the organization of each test, and clearly identify important features throughout . Skill-sharpening references to national guidelines, including JCAHO . Full coverage of clinical interventions/implications. Essential insights into the possible meanings of abnormal values and contraindications. Key references that pertain to evidence-based practice. Timely appendix on the increasing use of evidence-based practice . Critical patient teaching information.

Beginner Gardening Step by Step - A Visual Guide to Yard and Garden Basics (Paperback): Dk Beginner Gardening Step by Step - A Visual Guide to Yard and Garden Basics (Paperback)
Dk
R450 R366 Discovery Miles 3 660 Save R84 (19%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days
Why Do Pirates Love Parrots? (Paperback): David Feldman Why Do Pirates Love Parrots? (Paperback)
David Feldman
R240 R226 Discovery Miles 2 260 Save R14 (6%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days

Ponder, if you will . . . Is yawning contagious? Do starfish have faces? Why do they put crinkly paper into pairs of men's socks? Why is it that cans of Diet Coke float, but cans of regular Coke don't?

Pop culture guru David Feldman demystifies these questions and much more in "Why Do Pirates Love Parrots? "

One of the Imponderables(R)--the unchallenged source of answers to civilization's most perplexing conundrums--and charmingly illustrated by Kassie Schwan, this book provides you with knowledge about everyday life that encyclopedias, dictionaries, and almanacs just don't cover. And think about it: Where else are you going to find out how they get the paper tag into a Hershey's Kiss?

2020 Collins Handy Road Atlas Britain and Ireland (Spiral bound, New edition): Collins Maps 2020 Collins Handy Road Atlas Britain and Ireland (Spiral bound, New edition)
Collins Maps
R125 R91 Discovery Miles 910 Save R34 (27%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

This easy-to-use, handy A5 sized road atlas with popular lie-flat spiral binding features extremely clear route planning maps of Britain and Ireland and fits neatly into your glove box, briefcase or bag. The atlas has been fully updated for 2020. The maps of Britain are at 9.9 miles to 1 inch (1:625,000) and the whole of Ireland is covered at 15.8 miles to 1 inch (1:1,000,000). There are also a selection of more detailed urban area maps at 4.5 miles to 1 inch (1:285,000) to aid route planning in these busy areas. * Road maps that focus on the main roads, motorways and settlements * More detailed maps of London, Manchester, Merseyside and West Midlands * Park & Ride locations (for bus and rail) * Handy distance calculator chart highlighting distances between the major towns

Perfect Phrases for Perfect Hiring - Hundreds of Ready-to-Use Phrases for Interviewing and Hiring the Best Employees Every Time... Perfect Phrases for Perfect Hiring - Hundreds of Ready-to-Use Phrases for Interviewing and Hiring the Best Employees Every Time (Paperback)
Lori Davila, Margot King
R303 R245 Discovery Miles 2 450 Save R58 (19%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days

The Right Phrase for Every SituationEvery Time. .

Hiring the right person is crucial to business success. You need to know what to say to attract the best applicants, what to ask during the interview, and how to communicate your expectations and goals. "Perfect Phrases for Perfect Hiring" arms you with the right words for every stage of the hiring process-from early recruiting and reference checking, to final interviews and orientation. Using the book's hundreds of sample phrases and questions, you'll find exactly what to say and do to find just the person you're looking for. Inside you'll find winning phrases to help you. . . Separate the winners from the losers "before" the interview. Find out everything you need to know "during" the interview. Establish a strong working relationship "after" the interview. . .

Packed with the exact phrase to express yourself in any hiring scenario, "Perfect Phrases for Perfect Hiring" gives you the communication help you need to get the best players on your winning team.

Mental Floss Presents Forbidden Knowledge - Wickedly Smart Guide To History's Naughtiest Bits (Paperback): Will Pearson Mental Floss Presents Forbidden Knowledge - Wickedly Smart Guide To History's Naughtiest Bits (Paperback)
Will Pearson
R360 R295 Discovery Miles 2 950 Save R65 (18%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days

Think of anything bad, from art heists to Genghis Kahn, and it's likely to be included in this wickedly smart and humorous guide to the seedy underbelly of basically everything. The brainiac team at "mental_floss," creators of the hit magazine and last year's Condensed Knowledge, have scoured the darkest, dirtiest corners of history and the globe to gather this ultimate collection of the bad stuff you're not supposed to know and you certainly never learned in school. Organized by theme, with chapters for each of the seven deadly sins, the book includes feuds, plagiarists, hoaxes, lies, schemes, scandals, evil dictators, mob bosses, acts of revenge, angry queens, cannibals and much more, all organized into bite-sized--albeit foul-tasting--lists (i.e."The Fascist Style Guide: Five Dictator Grooming Tips," "Four Biblical Girls Gone Wild" and "Three Delicious Animals We Charbroiled Into Extinction."). It's the perfect way to add some spice to a dull conversation and proves that learning can be not only easy, but exquisitely sinful.

Barron's AP Statistics with Online Tests (Paperback, Tenth Edition): Martin Sternstein Barron's AP Statistics with Online Tests (Paperback, Tenth Edition)
Martin Sternstein
R463 R303 Discovery Miles 3 030 Save R160 (35%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Get in-depth preparation for the AP Statistics exam with Barron's updated AP Statistics, which features the 35 absolutely best AP Statistics exam hints found anywhere, and includes: A diagnostic test and five full-length and up-to-date practice exams> All test questions answered and explained Additional multiple-choice and free-response questions with answers A 14-chapter subject review, covering all test topics A new review chapter highlighting statistical insights into social issues A new chapter on the Investigative Task, which counts as one-eighth of the exam A guide to basic uses of TI, Casio, and HP graphing calculators BONUS ONLINE PRACTICE TEST: Students who purchase this book will also get FREE access to one additional full-length online AP Statistics test with all questions answered and explained. Want to boost your studies with even more practice and in-depth review? Try Barron's Ultimate AP Statistics for even more prep.

National Electrical Safety Code 2007 Handbook (Hardcover, 2nd edition): David J. Marne National Electrical Safety Code 2007 Handbook (Hardcover, 2nd edition)
David J. Marne
R1,826 R1,677 Discovery Miles 16 770 Save R149 (8%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days

A Hands-on Guide to the 2007 NESC that Clarifies Code Rules so You Can Achieve Full Compliance!.

. McGraw-Hill's "National Electrical Safety Code 2007 Handbook" delivers a rule-by-rule annotation of the NESC that clarifies the often confusing Code text and allows you to perform your work confidently and safety. Designed for use with the Code itself, this expert resource guides you through safety rules for the installation, operation, and maintenance of electrical supply stations and equipment, and also for overhead and underground electric supply and communication lines..

. Fully updated with all the latest rules, McGraw-Hill's "National Electrical Safety Code 2007 Handbook" features: . The best complete NESC annotation currently available. A rule-by-rule overview of the entire code. Over 500 detailed illustrations and photographs. A wealth of practical examples of code applications. Concise explanations of controversial rules.

. Inside this Time-Saving, NESC Compliance Tool: .

. GENERAL SECTIONS: .
Definitions.
Grounding.

. PART 1: Rules for Installation and Maintenance of Electric Supply Stations and Equipment: .
Fences, Safety Signs, Storage, Working Space, Batteries, Transformers and Regulators, Conductors, Circuit Breakers, Reclosers, Switches and Fuses, Surge Arresters.

. PART 2: Rules for Installation and Maintenance of Overhead Electric Supply and Communication Lines: .
Inspections, Clearances, Joint Use, Grades of Construction, Loadings, Strength Requirements, Line Insulation.

. PART 3: Rules for Installation and Maintenance of Underground Electric Supply and Communication Lines: .
Underground Conduit Systems, Supply Cable, Cable inUnderground Structures, Direct-Buried Cable, Risers, Terminations.

. PART 4: Rules for Operation of Electric Supply and Communication Lines and Equipment: .
Employer Rules, Employee Rules, Communication Worker Rules, Supply Worker Rules, OSHA Requirements.

RYA Handy Guide to the Racing Rules 2017-2020 (Paperback): RYA Handy Guide to the Racing Rules 2017-2020 (Paperback)
1
R94 R85 Discovery Miles 850 Save R9 (10%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days
Handbook on in-Work Poverty (Paperback): Ive Marx, Henning Lohmann Handbook on in-Work Poverty (Paperback)
Ive Marx, Henning Lohmann
R903 Discovery Miles 9 030 Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

There has been a rapid global expansion of academic and policy attention focusing on in-work poverty, acknowledging that across the world a large number of the poor are `working poor'. Taking a global and multi-disciplinary perspective, this Handbook provides a comprehensive overview of current research at the intersection between work and poverty. Authoritative contributions from leading researchers in the field provide comprehensive coverage of conceptual and measurement issues, causal drivers and mechanisms, key empirical findings, policy issues and debates. The Handbook is unique in offering perspectives from a wide range of regions and countries, stretching beyond developed countries. It also does justice to the paradigmatic diversity in approaches to in-work poverty, offering a wealth of variety in disciplinary approaches. Academically rigorous, yet clear and concise, this Handbook will benefit students and scholars of public policy, politics, social policy and development studies. It will also prove accessible for policy analysts and journalists looking to explore the issue from new angles.

Atlas of Human Anatomy (Paperback, 7th Revised edition): Netter Atlas of Human Anatomy (Paperback, 7th Revised edition)
Netter
R1,586 R1,352 Discovery Miles 13 520 Save R234 (15%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

The only anatomy atlas illustrated by physicians, Atlas of Human Anatomy, 7th edition, brings you world-renowned, exquisitely clear views of the human body with a clinical perspective. In addition to the famous work of Dr. Frank Netter, you'll also find nearly 100 paintings by Dr. Carlos A. G. Machado, one of today's foremost medical illustrators. Together, these two uniquely talented physician-artists highlight the most clinically relevant views of the human body. In addition, more than 50 carefully selected radiologic images help bridge illustrated anatomy to living anatomy as seen in everyday practice. Region-by-region coverage, including Muscle Table appendices at the end of each section. Large, clear illustrations with comprehensive labels not only of major structures, but also of those with important relationships. Tabular material in separate pages and additional supporting material as a part of the electronic companion so the printed page stays focused on the illustration. Updates to the 7th Edition - based on requests from students and practitioners alike: New Systems Overview section featuring brand-new, full-body views of surface anatomy, vessels, nerves, and lymphatics. More than 25 new illustrations by Dr. Machado, including the clinically important fascial columns of the neck, deep veins of the leg, hip bursae, and vasculature of the prostate; and difficult-to-visualize areas like the infratemporal fossa. New Clinical Tables at the end of each regional section that focus on structures with high clinical significance. These tables provide quick summaries, organized by body system, and indicate where to best view key structures in the illustrated plates. More than 50 new radiologic images - some completely new views and others using newer imaging tools - have been included based on their ability to assist readers in grasping key elements of gross anatomy. Updated terminology based on the international anatomic standard, Terminologia Anatomica, with common clinical eponyms included. Student Consult access includes a pincode to unlock the complete enhanced eBook of the Atlas through Student Consult. Every plate in the Atlas-and over 100 Bonus Plates including illustrations from previous editions-are enhanced with an interactive label quiz option and supplemented with "Plate Pearls" that provide quick key points and supplemental tools for learning, reviewing, and assessing your knowledge of the major themes of each plate. Tools include 300 multiple choice questions, videos, 3D models, and links to related plates.

Wheelock's Latin (Paperback, 7th Edition): Frederic M. Wheelock, Richard A. LaFleur Wheelock's Latin (Paperback, 7th Edition)
Frederic M. Wheelock, Richard A. LaFleur
R410 R298 Discovery Miles 2 980 Save R112 (27%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

For nearly sixty years, Wheelock's Latin has remained the opitmus liber of beginning Latin textbooks.

When Professor Frederic M. Wheelock's Latin first appeared in 1956, the reviews extolled its thoroughness, organization, and conciseness; one reviewer predicted that the book "might well become the standard text" for introducing students to elementary Latin. Now, nearly six decades later, that prediction has certainly proved accurate.

This new edition of Wheelock's Latin has all of the features, many of them improved and expanded, that have made it the bestselling single-volume beginning Latin textbook: 40 chapters with grammatical explanations and readings drawn from the works of Rome's major prose and verse writers;Self-tutorial exercises, each with an answer key, for independent study;An extensive English-Latin/Latin-English vocabulary section;A rich selection of original Latin readings--unlike other Latin textbooks, which contain primarily made-up texts;Etymological aids, maps, and dozens of images illustrating aspects of the classical culture and mythology presented in the chapter readings.

Also included are expanded notes on the literary passages, comments on vocabulary, and translation tips; new comprehension and discussion questions; and new authentic classical Latin readings, including Roman graffiti, in every chapter.

Sasol First Field Guide to Wild Flowers of Southern Africa (Paperback): John Manning Sasol First Field Guide to Wild Flowers of Southern Africa (Paperback)
John Manning
R80 R63 Discovery Miles 630 Save R17 (21%) Shipped within 4 - 8 working days

Sasol First Field Guide to Wild Flowers of Southern Africa provides fascinating insight into the wild flowers of the region.

With the help of full-colour photo graphs and easy-to-read text, the beginner and budding naturalist will be able to identify the more common wild flowers that grow in southern Africa, discover where they are found, and learn about their unique features.

Let's Talk Type - An Essential Lexicon of Type Terms (Paperback): Tony Seddon Let's Talk Type - An Essential Lexicon of Type Terms (Paperback)
Tony Seddon
R349 R268 Discovery Miles 2 680 Save R81 (23%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Why is Helvetica used for airport signs - and who designed Arial? What exactly is hand lettering? Which fonts tend to work best for emails and what font is used on New York street signs? Let's Talk Type answers all of these questions and more in one easy-to-use typography primer. With a clear and comprehensive `What Is' or `Why Use It' approach to the subject, it will help the reader to identify fonts with ease and to choose the perfect type treatment for their message, whether they are writing and designing for the web, print or personal correspondence. It also illuminates the interesting backstories behind famous fonts. An essential companion for anyone who writes or designs - whether for business or at home - this fully-illustrated, authoritative resource saves readers the hassle of navigating badly informed, business-led web content, and provides a comprehensive design-conscious approach to the subject.

Encyclopedia of Molecular Pharmacology (Hardcover, 2nd ed. 2008): Stefan Offermanns, Walter Rosenthal Encyclopedia of Molecular Pharmacology (Hardcover, 2nd ed. 2008)
Stefan Offermanns, Walter Rosenthal
R14,379 R12,713 Discovery Miles 127 130 Save R1,666 (12%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

An essential text, this is a fully updated second edition of a classic, now in two volumes. It provides rapid access to information on molecular pharmacology for research scientists, clinicians and advanced students. With the A-Z format of over 2,000 entries, around 350 authors provide a complete reference to the area of molecular pharmacology. The book combines the knowledge of classic pharmacology with the more recent approach of the precise analysis of the molecular mechanisms by which drugs exert their effects. Short keyword entries define common acronyms, terms and phrases. In addition, detailed essays provide in-depth information on drugs, cellular processes, molecular targets, techniques, molecular mechanisms, and general principles.

Sasol First Field Guide to Sharks, Whales & Dolphins of Southern Africa (Paperback): Sean Fraser Sasol First Field Guide to Sharks, Whales & Dolphins of Southern Africa (Paperback)
Sean Fraser
R80 R63 Discovery Miles 630 Save R17 (21%) Shipped within 4 - 8 working days

Sasol First Field Guide to Sharks, Whales and Dolphins of Southern Africa provides fascinating insight into the sea creatures of the region. With the help of full-colour photographs or illustrations, distribution maps, and easy-to-read text, the young adult and budding naturalist will be able to identify the more common shark, whale and dolphin species found in southern Africa, discover where they live, and learn about their unique feeding and breeding habits.

Encyclopedia of Genetics, Genomics, Proteomics, and Informatics (Hardcover, 3rd ed. 2008): George P. Redei Encyclopedia of Genetics, Genomics, Proteomics, and Informatics (Hardcover, 3rd ed. 2008)
George P. Redei
R18,893 R16,708 Discovery Miles 167 080 Save R2,185 (12%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

This new third edition updates a best-selling encyclopedia. It includes about 56% more words than the 1,392-page second edition of 2003. The number of illustrations increased to almost 2,000 and their quality has improved by design and four colors. In addition, cross-references among entries are expanded and the statements are supported by references: more than 14,000 journal papers and more than 3,000 books are listed. The book includes approximately 1,800 current databases and web servers. Retractions and corrigenda are pointed out.This encyclopedia covers the basics and the latest in genomics, proteomics, genetic engineering, small RNAs, transcription factories, chromosome territories, stem cells, genetic networks, epigenetics, prions, hereditary diseases, and patents. Similar integrated information is not available in textbooks or on the Internet.

Pok mon Kanto Region Field Guide (Hardcover): Prima Games Pok mon Kanto Region Field Guide (Hardcover)
Prima Games
R182 R148 Discovery Miles 1 480 Save R34 (19%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days
Sasol Eerste Veldgids tot Spinnekoppe & Skerpioene van Suider-Afrika (Afrikaans, Paperback): Tracey Hawthorne Sasol Eerste Veldgids tot Spinnekoppe & Skerpioene van Suider-Afrika (Afrikaans, Paperback)
Tracey Hawthorne
R80 R63 Discovery Miles 630 Save R17 (21%) Shipped within 4 - 8 working days

Sasol Eerste Veldgids tot Spinnekoppe & Skerpioene van Suider-Afrika bied aan die jong leser Æn fassinerende blik op die ryke verskeidenheid spinagtiges wat in die streek voorkom. Met behulp van volkleur fotoÆs en maklik leesbare teks, sal die jong volwassene en ontluikende natuur liefhebber die algemene spesies in Suider-Afrika identifiseer.

Merriam Webster's Crossword Puzzle Dictionary (Paperback, 4th Revised edition): Merriam-Webster Inc. Merriam Webster's Crossword Puzzle Dictionary (Paperback, 4th Revised edition)
Merriam-Webster Inc.
R147 R115 Discovery Miles 1 150 Save R32 (22%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days
What Makes Flamingos Pink? - A Colorful Collection of Q & A's for the Unquenchably Curious (Paperback): Bill McLain What Makes Flamingos Pink? - A Colorful Collection of Q & A's for the Unquenchably Curious (Paperback)
Bill McLain
R272 R254 Discovery Miles 2 540 Save R18 (7%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days

Do spiders sleep? Why are barns red? Why is there a crescent moon on outhouse doors? Are zebras white with black stripes or black with white stripes?

As the Xerox Corporation's official webmaster, Bill McLain often fielded as many as 1,000 questions a day on just about everything under the sun -- and beyond. The wildest, funniest, and even most astute are collected here (along with their answers) in McLain's second volume that's as fascinating and enlightening as his first, Do Fish Drink Water? A "veritable Internet legend known for having all the answers" (San Francisco Chronicle), McLain explains what keeps squirrels from toppling off telephone wires; why the skin on your fingers and toes shrivels up in the water; how seedless watermelons are created; and more. Whether it's animal, vegetable, mineral, or something completely different, the answer is bound to be as interesting as the question itself, and certain to satisfy the trivia hound in everyone.

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