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The New Geordie Dictionary (Paperback, New edition): Frank Graham The New Geordie Dictionary (Paperback, New edition)
Frank Graham
R116 Discovery Miles 1 160 Ships in 10 - 15 working days
Backyard Birdwatching in Boston - An Introduction to Birding and Common Backyard Birds of Eastern Massachusetts (Poster): The... Backyard Birdwatching in Boston - An Introduction to Birding and Common Backyard Birds of Eastern Massachusetts (Poster)
The Cornell Lab of Ornithology
R200 R183 Discovery Miles 1 830 Save R17 (8%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days
Big Star - The Story of Rock's Forgotten Band (Paperback): Rob Jovanovic Big Star - The Story of Rock's Forgotten Band (Paperback)
Rob Jovanovic 1
R419 R326 Discovery Miles 3 260 Save R93 (22%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

We've sort of flirted with greatness, R.E.M.'s Peter Buck admitted. But we've yet to make a record as good as Big Star's Third. Although Big Star were together for less than four years and had little commercial success, the influence of their three original albums - numbered 1 "Record", "Radio City", and "Third" - continues to grow. Big Star bucked all the musical trends of the 70s. In an era of glam and prog rock they wrote catchy, radio-friendly power-pop tunes that remain influential today. Artists as diverse as Primal Scream, R.E.M., The Bangles, The Posies, Teenage Fanclub, Jeff Buckley, and Wilco have spoken about the Big Star legacy. In the decade since the original version of this book was published, Big Star have made a belated fourth album, "In Space", and released an acclaimed four-disc retrospective, "Keep An Eye On The Sky". The band have also lost two original members, an influential producer, and the photographer of their iconic logo. But interest in the group is as high as ever in the 21st century, with new bands such as Yo La Tengo and Hot Chip - and even pop superstar Katy Perry - carrying the flame. Now fully updated, and drawing on firsthand interviews with the band, family members, friends, and the major players at Ardent Records, this is the definitive history of rock's forgotten band.

The Gospel of John (Paperback): Francis Martin, William M., IV Wright The Gospel of John (Paperback)
Francis Martin, William M., IV Wright; Series edited by Peter Williamson, Mary Healy
R380 R339 Discovery Miles 3 390 Save R41 (11%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

In this addition to the Catholic Commentary on Sacred Scripture, two well-respected New Testament scholars interpret the Gospel of John in its historical and literary setting as well as in light of the Church's doctrinal, liturgical, and spiritual tradition. They unpack the wisdom of the Fourth Gospel for the intellectual and spiritual transformation of its readers and connect the Gospel with a range of witnesses throughout the whole history of Catholicism. This volume, like each in the series, is supplemented by features designed to help readers understand the Bible more deeply and use it more effectively in teaching, preaching, evangelization, and other forms of ministry.

Total Latin American Architecture - Libretto of Modern Reflections & Contemporary Works (Paperback, English ed.): Ana de Brea Total Latin American Architecture - Libretto of Modern Reflections & Contemporary Works (Paperback, English ed.)
Ana de Brea
R1,039 R835 Discovery Miles 8 350 Save R204 (20%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days
New International Encyclopedia of Bible Words (Paperback): Lawrence O. Richards New International Encyclopedia of Bible Words (Paperback)
Lawrence O. Richards
R528 R405 Discovery Miles 4 050 Save R123 (23%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

The Rich Meaning Behind the Hebrew and Greek Words of the Bible Whether you're a pastor, a student, or simply a lover of the Bible, this book helps you get more out of God's Word by revealing the original meanings of key biblical words. The reader-friendly, narrative style makes it easy to explore the Hebrew and Greek words that lie behind the English words. You'll discover significant shades of meaning and nuances that bring depth to your understanding of Scripture. This highly accessible reference tool surpasses the well-known Vine's Expository Dictionary of New Testament Words in a number of ways: * Thorough coverage of both Old and New Testaments gives you a firm grasp of the entire Bible. * The Goodrick/Kohlenberger numbering system allows for accurate identification of Hebrew and Greek words. * Top evangelical scholarship ensures current insights into the meanings of words. * Biblical concepts are fully discussed, providing you not only with understanding, but also, where appropriate, with practical and devotional insights you can apply to your life. * Entry words are taken from the NIV and the NASB-respectively, the best-selling contemporary translation and today's most literal word-for-word translation. * Major KJV terms are cross-referenced to broaden your understanding of translational nuances and distinctions. * Four indexes include: Hebrew words, Greek words, Scripture references, and topical index. "Exceptional value . . . Clear, precise, and balanced."-James Montgomery Boice, Pastor, Tenth Presbyterian Church, Philadelphia "A milestone in Bible study aids."-Jerry E. White, Executive Director, The Navigators Zondervan's Understand the Bible Reference Series This six-volume series supplies users of today's most popular modern Bible translation, the New International Version, with scholarly, economical, and uncompromisingly evangelical study tools. It includes the New International Bible Commentary, New International Bible Dictionary, New International Bible Concordance, and New International Encyclopedia of Bible Words, New International Encyclopedia of Bible Difficulties, and the New International Encyclopedia of Bible Characters.

German At a Glance - Foreign Language Phrasebook & Dictionary (Paperback, Sixth Edition): Henry Strutz German At a Glance - Foreign Language Phrasebook & Dictionary (Paperback, Sixth Edition)
Henry Strutz
R235 R152 Discovery Miles 1 520 Save R83 (35%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Travelers to foreign countries constantly praise these pocket-size phrasebooks for their portability, durability, travel tips, and their many easy-to-find phrases that apply to all kinds of travel situations You'll find approximately 2,500 words and expressions in both English and German, plus pronunciation guidance. Each book includes: Useful bilingual phrases for checking into hotels, shopping, dining, and more Maps, advice on tipping, local customs, and more Travel information, words, and phrases apply for both tourists and business travelers A bilingual dictionary at the back of the book New editions of all Barron's At a Glance phrasebooks have been brought up to date with words and phrases pertaining to recent social customs, new idiomatic expressions, recent advances in technology, and more. Also includes free bonus online content with audio.

The SAGE Encyclopedia of the Internet (Hardcover): Barney Warf The SAGE Encyclopedia of the Internet (Hardcover)
Barney Warf
R8,021 R7,509 Discovery Miles 75 090 Save R512 (6%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

The Internet needs no introduction, and its significance today can hardly be exaggerated. Today, more people are more connected technologically to one another than at any other time in human existence. For a large share of the world's people, the Internet, text messaging, and various other forms of digital social media such as Facebook have become thoroughly woven into the routines and rhythms of daily life. The Internet has transformed how we seek information, communicate, entertain ourselves, find partners, and, increasingly, it shapes our notions of identity and community. The SAGE Encyclopedia of the Internet addresses the many related topics pertaining to cyberspace, email, the World Wide Web, and social media. Entries will range from popular topics such as Alibaba and YouTube to important current controversies such as Net neutrality and cyberterrorism. The goal of the encyclopedia is to provide the most comprehensive collection of authoritative entries on the Internet available, written in a style accessible to academic and non-academic audiences alike.

Architectural Vocabulary Knowledge (Diary): Gwyn Headley Architectural Vocabulary Knowledge (Diary)
Gwyn Headley
R233 R192 Discovery Miles 1 920 Save R41 (18%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days
Datsun 510 521 (Paperback, Bantam Mass Market and E United States Constitution, and Ts. ed.): Haynes Publishing Datsun 510 521 (Paperback, Bantam Mass Market and E United States Constitution, and Ts. ed.)
Haynes Publishing
R609 R572 Discovery Miles 5 720 Save R37 (6%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Datsun 510 (PL521 Pickup) 1968-73 Shop Manual Haynes.

A-Z of St Albans - Places-People-History (Paperback): Wendy Turner A-Z of St Albans - Places-People-History (Paperback)
Wendy Turner
R391 R325 Discovery Miles 3 250 Save R66 (17%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

St Albans has many faces. It's a vibrant, modern Hertfordshire city with attractive buildings and surprising architecture. It's a buzzing market town on Wednesdays and Saturdays. It's a cathedral city with the abbey at its heart, the Easter Pilgrimage that draws thousands of pilgrims from near and far, and the Alban Pageant with larger-than-life puppets that recreate Alban's story along its streets every June. A rich seam of history runs from the time of Julius Caesar and Roman Verulamium, through the time of King Offa of Mercia and the monastery built to honour Alban in 793 to the twelfth-century Sopwell Nunnery with its adventurous abbess, author of a book on fishing, thought to be the first book written in the English language by a woman. Yet there is the darker side with murder and mayhem at its core. Today's St Albans Registry Office was once a prison where hangings were carried out and prisoners allotted gruelling tasks. The extensive fifteenth-century traveller and chronicler Fynes Moryson found St Albans 'a pleasant towne, full of faire innes'. It is still that and much more. This book takes you on an alphabetical tour of St Albans through the ages.

The Art of Cursive Penmanship - A Personal Handwriting Program for Adults (Spiral bound): Michael R Sull The Art of Cursive Penmanship - A Personal Handwriting Program for Adults (Spiral bound)
Michael R Sull
R476 R359 Discovery Miles 3 590 Save R117 (25%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Advice from a recognized master penman how adults can improve letterforms, legibility, legibility and make written language both fun and expressive. Unlike traditional primary grade handwriting manuals that seek to introduce the basic techniques of written language to young students, The Art of Cursive Penmanship presents the subject of handwriting as a valuable and spontaneous skill for the adult. In this context, it remains an intimate ability of communication and expression; a personal asset for life. By internationally recognized master penman, Michael R. Sull, The Art of Cursive Penmanship focuses on practical self-study techniques designed to accommodate anyone's personal or professional schedule. With determined and consistent use, the daily application of these methods will result in progressive improvement of letterforms, legibility, letter spacing, creating one's signature, the appearance of an individual's penmanship, and the physical action of handwriting through proper posture, correct use of hand and arm muscles, paper position, and a comfortable speed of writing. Recommendations are also offered on the most efficient writing instruments to use, so that handwriting becomes a pleasant activity to be enjoyed, rather than an action merely to be effected.

Ocean Anatomy: The Curious Parts & Pieces of the World Under the Sea (Paperback): Julia Rothman Ocean Anatomy: The Curious Parts & Pieces of the World Under the Sea (Paperback)
Julia Rothman; As told to John Niekrasz
R381 R328 Discovery Miles 3 280 Save R53 (14%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Julia Rothman's best-selling illustrated Anatomy series takes a deep dive into the wonders of the sea with Ocean Anatomy. Follow Rothman's inquisitive mind and perceptive eye along shorelines, across the open ocean, and below the waves for an artistic exploration of the watery universe. Through her drawings, discover how the world's oceans formed, why the sea is salty, and the forces behind oceanic phenomena such as rogue waves. Colorful anatomical profiles of sea creatures from crustacean to cetacean, surveys of seafaring vessels and lighthouses, and the impact of plastic and warming water temperatures are just part of this compendium of curiosities that will entertain and educate readers of all ages. Also available in this series: Nature Anatomy, Farm Anatomy, Food Anatomy, and Nature Anatomy Notebook

The Winchester Guide to Keywords and Concepts for International Students in Art, Media and Design (Paperback): Annie Makhoul,... The Winchester Guide to Keywords and Concepts for International Students in Art, Media and Design (Paperback)
Annie Makhoul, Simon Morley
R654 Discovery Miles 6 540 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

This welcome new resource for international students in art, design, and media provides clear explanations of the terminology they must master in order to fulfill their academic potential and enrich their professional careers. * Offers a much-requested new resource that fills a gap in the academic market * Tailored specifically to the needs of international students in art, design, and media * Color-coded key words and phrases for quick reference * Includes sections on study skills, academic expectations in Western institutions, methodologies, and important theorists * An ideal handbook for curators and gallery staff everywhere for whom English is a non-native language

Concepts for International Law - Contributions to Disciplinary Thought (Hardcover): Jean d'Aspremont, Sahib Singh Concepts for International Law - Contributions to Disciplinary Thought (Hardcover)
Jean d'Aspremont, Sahib Singh
R7,189 Discovery Miles 71 890 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Concepts allow us to know, understand, think, do and change international law. This book, with sixty chapters by leading scholars, provides a nuanced guide to those concepts of historical significance for international law, as well as those that have become central to how we think about the discipline. In select cases this book also offers some new concepts, seeking to address familiar concerns that have not been fully articulated within the discipline. This unique book is the first expansive exploration of concepts that have become historically central to the discipline. It allows us to appreciate how order, struggle and change play out in international law and legal thought, and how these concerns of power implicate ethical considerations. Embracing a wide range of historical and theoretical approaches, this book hopes to ignite a renewed, fertile engagement between our concepts and the contemporary, precarious, conditions of international legal life. Thought-provoking, original and engaging, this book is essential reading for researchers, postgraduates and doctoral students in international law, legal history and legal theory. Academics in international relations, history, sociology and political thought will also find this an essential read.

The Lady's Stratagem - A Repository of 1820s Directions for the Toilet, Mantua-Making, Stay-Making, Millinery & Etiquette... The Lady's Stratagem - A Repository of 1820s Directions for the Toilet, Mantua-Making, Stay-Making, Millinery & Etiquette (Paperback, New)
Frances Grimble
R1,740 R1,376 Discovery Miles 13 760 Save R364 (21%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

The Lady's Stratagem is a comprehensive, step-by-step, illustrated guide to early 19th-century dressmaking, corset making, millinery, knitting, embroidery, clothing care, beauty treatments, and manners. The audiences include film and theatre costumers, historic re-enactors, and historical and romance novelists.

Sobotta Atlas of Anatomy, Vol.1, 16th ed., English/Latin - General Anatomy and Musculoskeletal System (Hardcover, 16th Revised... Sobotta Atlas of Anatomy, Vol.1, 16th ed., English/Latin - General Anatomy and Musculoskeletal System (Hardcover, 16th Revised edition)
Friedrich Paulsen, Jens Waschke
R1,421 R1,266 Discovery Miles 12 660 Save R155 (11%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Sobotta - More than just an Atlas: Learn, Understand and Test your Knowledge Volume 1 of the Sobotta Atlas covers the areas of General Anatomy and the Musculoskeletal System, providing in-depth insights into human anatomy to students and professionals alike. The 16th edition introduces the brand new Sobotta Study Loop. A deeper focus on clinical relevance and actively supporting students prepare for medical exams makes the Sobotta - Atlas of Anatomy more relevant than ever.?In 1,300 pages the atlas offers even more insights into the human body, 500 new exam questions to help consolidate learning and support exam preparation, as well as, a guiding hand to medical students new to the subject. Discover its new didactic backbone: the Sobotta Study Loop Overview: Dive into each chapter via an introduction, where crucial information is highlighted Focused Topic Highlights: Enables medical students to reflect on the knowledge they will have gained by the end of the chapter - in terms of anatomical structure and function Clinical Relevance: Typical medical case histories actively support the transfer of theoretical knowledge into practical application during rotation Dissection Tips: Experts present valuable hints and practical know-how on human dissection - great practice for the dissection lab The Anatomy Figures: Key anatomical terminology and facts are further highlighted in bold in both legends and captions Practice Exam Questions: Typical oral exam test cases enable the student to gain confidence through practicing options Due to its focus on General Anatomy and the Musculoskeletal System Vol.1 is also the perfect reference and study tool for physiotherapists and orthopedists.

52 Seattle Adventures with Kids - A Four-Season Guide (Paperback): Elisa Murray 52 Seattle Adventures with Kids - A Four-Season Guide (Paperback)
Elisa Murray
R342 R289 Discovery Miles 2 890 Save R53 (15%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days
The Oxford Dictionary of Philosophy (Paperback, 3rd Revised edition): Simon Blackburn The Oxford Dictionary of Philosophy (Paperback, 3rd Revised edition)
Simon Blackburn
R324 R239 Discovery Miles 2 390 Save R85 (26%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

This bestselling dictionary is written by one of the leading philosophers of our time, and it is widely recognized as the best dictionary of its kind. Comprehensive and authoritative, it covers every aspect of philosophy from Aristotle to Zen. With clear and concise definitions, it provides lively and accessible coverage of not only Western philosophical traditions, but also themes from Chinese, Indian, Islamic, and Jewish philosophy. Entries include over 400 biographies of famous and influential philosophers, in-depth analysis of philosophical terms and concepts, and a chronology of philosophical events stretching from 10,000 BC to the present day. New entries on philosophy of economics, social theory, neuroscience, philosophy of the mind, and moral conceptions bring the third edition of this dictionary fully up to date. Fully cross-referenced and containing over 3,300 alphabetical entries, it is the ideal introduction to philosophy for anyone with an interest in the subject, and it is an indispensable work of reference for students and teachers.

Dictionary of Counselling (Paperback, 2nd Edition): Colin Feltham, Windy Dryden Dictionary of Counselling (Paperback, 2nd Edition)
Colin Feltham, Windy Dryden
R912 Discovery Miles 9 120 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

This book provides concise definitions of more than 1000 terms used in the field of counselling. As well as covering theory and practice, the book also includes client concerns and problems which may be helped by counselling, issues of professional and ethical interest to practitioners and clients, and words used in everyday language which have a particular meaning in the counselling context.

A Scout's Book of Signs, Signals and Symbols (Paperback): Daniel Beard A Scout's Book of Signs, Signals and Symbols (Paperback)
Daniel Beard
R299 R253 Discovery Miles 2 530 Save R46 (15%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days
Dictionary of Oil and Gas Production (Paperback): Clifford Jones Dictionary of Oil and Gas Production (Paperback)
Clifford Jones
R490 Discovery Miles 4 900 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

This dictionary provides a synthesis of information currently available but only in a diverse array of sources. Through judicious choice and careful scrutiny, the author has gathered together a very handy ready-reference in the same style as his companion volumes, Dictionary of Energy and Fuels and Dictionary of Fire Protection Engineering. Although the material covered is diverse, particular entries are focused and linked with each other so as to provide a good degree of comprehensiveness. For example, there is much information on well engineering including example calculations, and this is linked to wells at particular oil fields. There is also much on offshore production and again principles are linked, often by calculation, with particular offshore production platforms. The North Sea features, but not exclusively, and the vast bulk of the information presented is relevant to all locations. Commercial products, including those for oil well maintenance, are featured and information on the web from suppliers is expanded by drawing on the physics and chemistry of how such products work.

German World War II Helmets & Headgear (Hardcover): Jan Meland, Gisle Jontvedt German World War II Helmets & Headgear (Hardcover)
Jan Meland, Gisle Jontvedt
R1,562 R1,143 Discovery Miles 11 430 Save R419 (27%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days
Ancient and Medieval World (Paperback): Andrew Miller Ancient and Medieval World (Paperback)
Andrew Miller
R376 R308 Discovery Miles 3 080 Save R68 (18%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days
Know the Heretics (Paperback): Justin S Holcomb Know the Heretics (Paperback)
Justin S Holcomb
R232 R178 Discovery Miles 1 780 Save R54 (23%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

There is a lot of talk about heresy these days. The frequency and volume of accusations suggest that some Christians have lost a sense of the gravity of the word. On the other hand, many believers have little to no familiarity with orthodox doctrine or the historic distortions of it. What's needed is a strong dose of humility and restraint, and also a clear and informed definition of orthodoxy and heresy. Know the Heretics provides an accessible "travel guide" to the most significant heresies throughout Christian history. As a part of the KNOW series, it is designed for personal study or classroom use, but also for small groups and Sunday schools wanting to more deeply understand the foundations of the faith. Each chapter covers a key statement of faith and includes a discussion of its historical context; a simple explanation of the unorthodox teaching, the orthodox response and a key defender; reflections of contemporary relevance; and discussion questions.

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