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Iconic Women of Colour - The Amazing True Stories Behind Inspirational Women of Colour (Paperback): Candi Williams Iconic Women of Colour - The Amazing True Stories Behind Inspirational Women of Colour (Paperback)
Candi Williams; Illustrated by Phil Shaw
R185 R132 Discovery Miles 1 320 Save R53 (29%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Discover the fascinating stories behind 38 iconic women of colour, all of them ground-breakers, risk-takers and game-changers. Whether they are sportswomen, scientists, activists or superstars, every one of these women has been a trailblazer in their field, and deserves to have her achievements celebrated the world over. Be empowered and inspired by their extraordinary life stories, their awesome achievements and their wonder-words of wisdom with this pocketbook of remarkable women, and prepare to be introduced to your new superheroes.

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

Sasol Eerste Veldgids tot RoofvoŽls van Suider-Afrika bied ’n fassinerende blik op die voellewe van die streek. Met behulp van volkleur-foto’s en -verspreidingskaarte, asook maklik leesbare teks, sal die beginner en ontluikende natuurliefhebber die meer algemene roofvoels in Suider- Afrika kan identifiseer, kan vasstel waar hulle leef, en meer te wete kom oor hul unieke vreet- en broeigewoontes.

Bloomsbury's Tax Rates and Tables 2018/19: Finance Act Edition (Paperback): Rebecca Cave Bloomsbury's Tax Rates and Tables 2018/19: Finance Act Edition (Paperback)
Rebecca Cave
R611 Discovery Miles 6 110 Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Tax rates and tables updated in line with Finance Act 2018. Now including devolved Scottish and Welsh taxes. Helpful additional commentary included with all rates and tables.

Starting & Building a Nonprofit - A Practical Guide (Paperback, 8th ed.): Peri Pakroo Starting & Building a Nonprofit - A Practical Guide (Paperback, 8th ed.)
Peri Pakroo
R672 R522 Discovery Miles 5 220 Save R150 (22%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days
Life Changing Quotes - Inspirational and motivational quotes, inspiring quotes, quotes to motivate, wisdom to live by... Life Changing Quotes - Inspirational and motivational quotes, inspiring quotes, quotes to motivate, wisdom to live by (Paperback)
Barry Phillips
R189 R151 Discovery Miles 1 510 Save R38 (20%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

"Change comes from one of two sources. First, we may be driven to change out of desperation. The second source that drives us to make changes in our lives is inspiration. I hope that is where you find yourself now - about to become sufficiently inspired to make major changes in your life. For over two decades, I have worked in the Personal Development arena, reviewing hundreds of books per year, and I am still astounded by the remarkable power of well spoken words. My own life has been completely transformed because of many of these 'Life Changing Quotes'. To me, the greatest contribution we can make to the life of another is to enable them to feel new hope, sense new emotions, and see new possibilities, and through this collection of inspiring and encouraging words, I trust this will be true for you." Barry the Book.

Britains Rail Times Summer Revision 2016 - For Principal Stations on Main Lines and Rural Routes (Paperback): Network Rail Britains Rail Times Summer Revision 2016 - For Principal Stations on Main Lines and Rural Routes (Paperback)
Network Rail
R239 Discovery Miles 2 390 Shipped within 7 - 12 working days
The Cambridge Encyclopedia of the Jesuits (Hardcover): Thomas Worcester The Cambridge Encyclopedia of the Jesuits (Hardcover)
Thomas Worcester
R3,680 Discovery Miles 36 800 Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Founded in 1540 by Ignatius of Loyola, the Society of Jesus (Jesuits) has been praised as a saintly god-send and condemned as the work of Satan. With some 600 entries written by 110 authors - those inside and outside the order - this encyclopedia opens up the complexities of Jesuit history and explores the current life and work of this Catholic religious order and its global vocation. Approximately 230 entries are biographies, focusing on key people in Jesuit history, while the majority of the entries focus on Jesuit ideals, concepts, terminology, places, institutions, and events. With some 70 illustrations highlighting the centrality of visual images in Jesuit life, this encyclopedia is a comprehensive volume providing accessible and authoritative coverage of the Jesuits' life and work across the continents during the last five centuries.

Spiders (Paperback, 03 Ed): Paul Hillyard Spiders (Paperback, 03 Ed)
Paul Hillyard; Photographs by Premaphotos Wildlife
R140 R98 Discovery Miles 980 Save R42 (30%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

A handy, pocket-sized guide to 220 of the world's spiders, Gem Spiders is the perfect introduction to these `creepy-crawlies' There are approximately 35,000 known species of spider in the world, but it is estimated that the true number in existence could be nearer 70,000. They occur everwhere naturally and, because of their sharp bite and venom, they are one of the most successful groups of animal. Each entry includes: * A photograph of the spider and details of any distinguishing features which may help identification * Information on size, web, habitat, distribution range and the times of the year when it is most likely to be spotted * An icon shows the potency of each spider's venom Each species is sorted by family and illustrated with a symbol, enabling you to quickly find what you are looking for. There is a detailed introduction which covers aspects of spiders' natural history, their relatives, anatomy, the production and uses of silk. From the Goliath Tarantula to the patu digua, this photographic guide is the perfect introduction for those who want to learn about these fascinating creatures.

A Black Studies Primer (Paperback): Keith A.P. Sandiford A Black Studies Primer (Paperback)
Keith A.P. Sandiford
R492 R376 Discovery Miles 3 760 Save R116 (24%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

An essential text for students and scholars of black history. Features over 1,000 biographies of historical and contemporary black figures that have made a significant contribution to the development of modern civilisation. It is a celebration of the impact made by black people in areas including politics, engineering, agriculture, entertainment, literature, medicine, sport, philosophy and more. This easy reference encyclopedia has been compiled to fill the gaps in black studies in the school curricula, and will inspire students and teachers alike.

The Optimal Health Cookbook - Your Guide to Real Food Made Easy (Paperback): Suzanne Sweeney The Optimal Health Cookbook - Your Guide to Real Food Made Easy (Paperback)
Suzanne Sweeney
R720 R555 Discovery Miles 5 550 Save R165 (23%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days
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.

Wedding Storyteller Volume 2 (Paperback): Roberto Valenzuela Wedding Storyteller Volume 2 (Paperback)
Roberto Valenzuela
R836 R563 Discovery Miles 5 630 Save R273 (33%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days
The Illustrated Herbiary (Hardcover): Maia Toll The Illustrated Herbiary (Hardcover)
Maia Toll 1
R357 R285 Discovery Miles 2 850 Save R72 (20%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Rosemary is for remembrance; sage is for wisdom. The symbolism of plants - whether in the ancient Greek doctrine of signatures or the Victorian secret language of flowers - has fascinated us for centuries. Contemporary herbalist Maia Toll adds her distinctive spin to this tradition with profiles of the mysterious personalities of 36 herbs, fruits, and flowers. Combining a passion for plants with imagery reminiscent of tarot, enticing text offers reflections and rituals to tap into each plant's power for healing, self-reflection, and everyday guidance. Smaller versions of the illustrations are featured on 36 cards to help guide your thoughts and meditations.

Cheers - A Cultural History (Hardcover): Joseph J. Darowski, Kate Darowski Cheers - A Cultural History (Hardcover)
Joseph J. Darowski, Kate Darowski
R547 Discovery Miles 5 470 Shipped within 7 - 11 working days

A fascinating look at one of the greatest shows of all time. For eleven seasons, Cheers was a critically acclaimed program, ultimately earning more than 100 Emmy nominations and securing 28 wins, including 4 for best comedy series. One of the most popular shows of all time, the series centered on a group of Boston, Massachusetts locals who gathered to drink and socialize. Bar owner Sam Malone was the de facto leader of the group and boss to Carla Tortelli, Coach Ernie Pantuso, Woody Boyd, and Diane Chambers, Sam's on-again, off again paramour. Regular patrons Norm Peterson and Cliff Claven completed this ersatz family, later joined by Frasier Crane; his wife Lilith; and Rebecca Howe, a new foil for Sam. Cheers not only provided laughs, it revolutionized American sitcoms with its long-running stories and famous will-they-won't-they relationship of Sam and Diane. In Cheers: A Cultural History, Joseph J. Darowski and Kate Darowski offer an engaging analysis of the show, providing insights into both the onscreen stories and the efforts behind the scenes to shape this beloved classic. The authors examine the series as a whole but also focus on the show's key characters, narrative arcs, and many themes, ranging from alcoholism to adultery. This volume also provides close looks at how set design, class issues, and gender roles informed the series throughout its run. Also included is an opinionated compendium of every episode, highlighting the peaks and dips in quality across more than a decade of television. Cheers: A Cultural History will appeal to the show's many fans and bring back beloved memories of the place where everybody knows your name.

PN Review, 243 (Paperback): Michael Schmidt PN Review, 243 (Paperback)
Michael Schmidt
R168 R154 Discovery Miles 1 540 Save R14 (8%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

The September-October 2018 issue. The last published poems of the late Matthew Sweeney. A translation of one of the most famous Ethiopian oral poems. John Ash's first published poem in over a decade. New poems by Sophie Hannah, Claudine Toutoungi and Drew Milne. Essay by Vahni Capildeo: `Earwormed by a Keynote, with Added Ghosts'. With translations from the Arabic, Ethiopian, German, Greek, Indian and Spanish. New to PN Review this issue: Clare Jones, Bedilu Wakjira, Sam Trainor and Susan de Sola. And more...

Framing the Sacred - The Indian Churches of Early Colonial Mexico (Paperback): Eleanor Wake Framing the Sacred - The Indian Churches of Early Colonial Mexico (Paperback)
Eleanor Wake
R720 Discovery Miles 7 200 Shipped within 7 - 11 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
R370 R267 Discovery Miles 2 670 Save R103 (28%) Shipped within 7 - 12 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.

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
R474 R384 Discovery Miles 3 840 Save R90 (19%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days
Barron's AP European History with Online Tests (Paperback, Ninth Edition): Seth A. Roberts Barron's AP European History with Online Tests (Paperback, Ninth Edition)
Seth A. Roberts
R477 R306 Discovery Miles 3 060 Save R171 (36%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Fully updated to reflect the new exam and scoring guidelines, this in-depth preparation for the AP European History exam features: Two full-length model AP exams with all questions answered and explained A comprehensive review of European history, starting with Europe during the Italian Renaissance and progressing to Europe in the twenty-first century Practice multiple-choice, short-answer, and essay questions with answers following each chapter Extensive charts that summarize Europe's history BONUS ONLINE PRACTICE TESTS: Students who purchase this book will also get FREE access to three additional full-length online AP European History tests with all questions answered and explained. These online exams can be easily accessed by smartphone, tablet, or computer.

Commentary on the Energy Charter Treaty (Hardcover): Rafael Leal-Arcas Commentary on the Energy Charter Treaty (Hardcover)
Rafael Leal-Arcas
R4,935 Discovery Miles 49 350 Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

The Commentary on the Energy Charter Treaty (ECT) provides a unique, article-by-article, textual analysis of this important international agreement. The ECT outlines a multilateral framework for cross-border cooperation in the energy sector based on the principles of open competitive markets and sustainable development. By binding governments to commitments that guarantee open markets, non-discrimination, and access to foreign investment, the ECT aims to strengthen the global rule of law on energy issues and, in doing so, reduce the risks associated with energy-related investment and trade. Expert contributors provide commentary and analysis on the five primary areas of the ECT: investment promotion and protection, trade, transit, environmental protection, and dispute settlement. The optional protocols are also addressed, including issues such as energy efficiency and the environment. Clearly and logically organized, this commentary is an invaluable reference tool for those wanting to better understand the intricacies of the Treaty and its binding commitments. The Commentary will be an essential resource for practitioners, academics, and policymakers across the field of energy law and policy.

Gahart's 2020 Intravenous Medications - A Handbook for Nurses and Health Professionals (Spiral bound, 36th Revised... Gahart's 2020 Intravenous Medications - A Handbook for Nurses and Health Professionals (Spiral bound, 36th Revised edition)
Betty L. Gahart, Adrienne R. Nazareno, Meghan Ortega Rn
R974 R907 Discovery Miles 9 070 Save R67 (7%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

The essential information you need to safely administer more than 400 intravenous drugs! For 45 years, Gahart's Intravenous Medications: A Handbook for Nurses and Health Professionals has been a trusted resource for comprehensive drug coverage, unparalleled accuracy, and an intuitive quick-access format. In addition to updating drug interactions, precautions, alerts, and patient teaching instructions for all existing IV drugs, this new 36th edition includes over a dozen new monographs of the most recent IV drugs to be approved by the FDA. Administering intravenous drugs is a critical field where being inaccurate or out-of-date is not an option. Known as the #1 IV drug handbook on the market, Gahart's annual publication and history of impeccable accuracy gives your students the extra confidence and guidance they need to safely and effectively treat patients. Monographs on more than 400 IV drugs offers an impressive breadth of coverage that goes well beyond any comparable drug reference. Annual publication prevents you from referencing outdated information. 45-year history of impeccable accuracy reinforces the importance of safe IV drug administration. The perfect depth of information equips you with everything that is needed by today's clinicians for safe administration of IV drugs nothing more, nothing less. Proven, clinically-optimized format keeps all dosage information for each drug on either a single page or a two-page spread to prevent hand contamination by having to turn a page. Highlighted Black Box Warnings and relevant content make locating critical information fast and easy. Special circumstances in blue-screened text call attention to important circumstances that may not warrant black box warnings. Life stage dosage variances are highlighted for geriatric, pediatric, infant, and neonatal patients. Dilution and dosage charts within monographs provide quick access to essential clinical information. Convenient, alphabetical format organizes all drug monographs by generic name, allowing you to find any drug in seconds. Additional drug monographs housed on the companion Evolve website. NEW! Updates on drug interactions, precautions, alerts, and more have been made throughout the guide to reflect all changes to existing medications. NEW! Drug monographs for approximately 10 to 15 newly approved drugs by the FDA provides you with the most current drug information.

William Walton: A Catalogue (Paperback, 3rd Revised edition): Stewart R. Craggs William Walton: A Catalogue (Paperback, 3rd Revised edition)
Stewart R. Craggs
R892 Discovery Miles 8 920 Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

This revised, updated, and expanded edition of the definitive catalogue of works by Sir William Walton (1902-83) follows the completion of the William Walton Edition. A comprehensive source of musical and documentary information relevant to Walton's life and work, the catalogue features full details of composition dates, instrumentation, first performance, publication, the location of autograph manuscripts, critical comment, and significant recordings, as well as previously undiscovered pieces. Appended are a helpful bibliography for further reading and indexes including for works, authors of texts, first lines, and dedicatees.

Backyard Homesteading All-in-One For Dummies (Paperback): TA/TK Dummies Backyard Homesteading All-in-One For Dummies (Paperback)
TA/TK Dummies
R521 R358 Discovery Miles 3 580 Save R163 (31%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Live a more sustainable lifestyle Historically referred to as a government program for revitalizing undesirable living areas, "homesteading" today has come to mean the pursuit of a self-sufficient lifestyle. Homesteading can include everything from keeping bees, growing vegetables, and composting to installing solar panels, creating a rain barrel, and canning your own food, --plus much more. Backyard Homesteading All-in-One For Dummies has a little bit of everything for the homesteader in all of us. It walks you through the basics of creating your own sustainable homestead and offers expert tips and tricks for making it as easy and successful as possible. Raise chickens Keep bees Compost Can and preserve This book gives you everything you need to embark on your own homesteading adventure.

The Cooks Dictionary (Hardcover): The Cooks Dictionary (Hardcover)
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R315 R261 Discovery Miles 2 610 Save R54 (17%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days
2016 Scott Catalogue Volume 6 (Countries San-Z) - Standard Postage Stamp Catalogue (Paperback): Charles Snee 2016 Scott Catalogue Volume 6 (Countries San-Z) - Standard Postage Stamp Catalogue (Paperback)
Charles Snee
R2,529 Discovery Miles 25 290 Shipped within 7 - 11 working days
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