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The Handbook of Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy - Psychoanalytic Approaches (Paperback, 2nd New edition): Monica Lanyado,... The Handbook of Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy - Psychoanalytic Approaches (Paperback, 2nd New edition)
Monica Lanyado, Ann Horne
R799 Discovery Miles 7 990 Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

This updated edition of The Handbook of Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy reflects the many changes in the profession. It includes:

  • additional chapters on neuroscience, work with looked after children and with foster parents, working in schools
  • enlarged chapters on research, attachment theory, work with parents, and developments in child and adolescent psychotherapy around the world
  • chapters on areas of specialist interest including violence, sexual abuse and abusing, trauma, parent-infant psychotherapy, autism, victims of political violence, delinquency and gender dysphoria.

The Handbook remains accessible and jargon-free. It will be a valuable resource for all who work in allied professions where the emotional well-being of children is of concern health, education, social services as well as trainee psychotherapists and experienced practitioners.

Fundamental Methods of Mathematical Economics (Paperback, 4th edition): Kevin Wainwright, Alpha C. Chiang Fundamental Methods of Mathematical Economics (Paperback, 4th edition)
Kevin Wainwright, Alpha C. Chiang
R1,701 R1,472 Discovery Miles 14 720 Save R229 (13%) In stock

It has been twenty years since the last edition of this classic book. Kevin Wainwright (British Columbia University and Simon Fraser University), a long time user of the text, has executed the perfect revision: he has updated examples, applications and theory without changing the elegant, precise presentation style of Alpha Chiang. Readers will find the wait was worthwhile.

Public Choice III (Paperback, 3rd Revised edition): Dennis C Mueller Public Choice III (Paperback, 3rd Revised edition)
Dennis C Mueller
R1,077 R964 Discovery Miles 9 640 Save R113 (10%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

This book represents a considerable revision and expansion of Public Choice II (1989). As in the previous editions, all of the major topics of public choice are covered. These include: why the state exists, voting rules, federalism, the theory of clubs, two-party and multiparty electoral systems, rent seeking, bureaucracy, interest groups, dictatorship, the size of government, voter participation, and political business cycles. Normative issues in public choice are also examined. The book is suitable for upper level courses in economics dealing with politics, and political science courses emphasizing rational actor models.

Principles of Insect Pathology (Hardcover, 1998 ed.): Drion Boucias, J.C. Pendland Principles of Insect Pathology (Hardcover, 1998 ed.)
Drion Boucias, J.C. Pendland
R6,682 R5,927 Discovery Miles 59 270 Save R755 (11%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Principles of Insect Pathology, a text written from a pathological viewpoint, is intended for graduate-level students and researchers with a limited background in microbiology and in insect diseases. The book explains the importance of insect diseases and illuminates the complexity and diversity of insect-microbe relationships. Separate sections are devoted to the major insect pathogens, their characteristics, and their life cycles the homology that exists among invertebrate, vertebrate, and plant pathogens the humoral and cellular defense systems of the host insect as well as the evasive and suppressive activities of insect disease agents the structure and function of passive barriers the heterogeneity in host susceptibility to insect diseases and associated toxins the mechanisms regulating the spread and persistence of diseases in insects. Principles of Insect Pathology combines the disciplines of microbiology (virology, bacteriology, mycology, protozoology), pathology, and immunology within the context of the insect host, providing a format which is understandable to entomologists, microbiologists, and comparative pathologists.

Innovation Management and New Product Development (Paperback, 6th New edition): Paul Trott Innovation Management and New Product Development (Paperback, 6th New edition)
Paul Trott
R1,270 Discovery Miles 12 700 Shipped within 7 - 11 working days

Innovation Management and New Product development is an established, text for MBA, MSc and advanced undergraduate courses on innovation management, management of technology, new product development and entrepreneurship. It is also widely used by practitioners of innovation. Now in its sixth edition, Innovation Management & New Product Development has been fully revised. Its clear and informed coverage of the management processes of new product development, coupled with a practical orientation of taking you through real life challenges and dilemmas, results in a book that brings together the most up-to-date and accessible discussion of the literature in this area, as well as a wealth of examples and illustrations in every chapter. New to this edition Three new chapters on Entrepreneurship and National Systems of Innovation; Business Models; and Adoption and diffusion. Thoroughly revised and updated chapters including new coverage of process innovation, user driven innovation, and imitation goods. New case studies on Drones, Apple and disposable nappies with sensors as well as updated case studies including 3M, eBay/PayPal and Gore-Tex (R) New 'Innovation In Action' feature in every chapter - practical examples of innovation in action that help you to link theory with practice Online resources available at www.pearsoned.co.uk/trott include PowerPoint slides and an Instructor's Manual for lecturers. Aimed at students taking courses in business studies and management, as well as non-specialist courses in other disciplines, this book provides a practical and accessible evidence-based approach to managing innovation in a wide range of contexts, including: manufacturing, services, small to large organisations and the private and public sectors. About the Author Paul Trott is Professor of Innovation Management at the Business School, University of Portsmouth and Professor of Innovation Management & Entrepreneurship at The Technical University of Delft, The Netherlands. His research is widely cited and is published in many journals including Research Policy, R&D Management, Technovation, International Journal of Innovation Management and Marketing Management.

Human Osteology (Hardcover, 3rd edition): Tim D. White, Michael T. Black, Pieter Arend Folkens Human Osteology (Hardcover, 3rd edition)
Tim D. White, Michael T. Black, Pieter Arend Folkens
R1,985 R1,699 Discovery Miles 16 990 Save R286 (14%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

A classic in its field, "Human Osteology "has been used by students and professionals through nearly two decades. Now revised and updated for a third edition, the book continues to build on its foundation of detailed photographs and practical real-world application of science. New information, expanded coverage of existing chapters, and additional supportive photographs keep this book current and valuable for both classroom and field work.
Osteologists, archaeologists, anatomists, forensic scientists and paleontologists will all find practical information on accurately identifying, recovering, and analyzing and reporting on human skeletal remains and on making correct deductions from those remains.
KEY FEATURES:
* From the world renowned and bestselling team of osteologist Tim D. White, Michael T. Black and photographer Pieter A. Folkens
* Includes hundreds of exceptional photographs in exquisite detail showing the maximum amount of anatomical information
* Features updated and expanded coverage including forensic damage to bone and updated case study examples
* Presents life sized images of skeletal parts for ease of study and reference

Cellular Microbiology - Bacteria-Host Interactions in Health and Disease (Paperback): Brian Henderson, Michael Wilson, Rod... Cellular Microbiology - Bacteria-Host Interactions in Health and Disease (Paperback)
Brian Henderson, Michael Wilson, Rod McNab, Alistair J. Lax
R2,832 R1,993 Discovery Miles 19 930 Save R839 (30%) Shipped within 7 - 13 working days

Cellular microbiology is an exciting new area of microbiology research which bridges the gap between microbiology and cell biology. Drawing on their own teaching and research experience, the authors have provided a timely and comprehensive introduction to the molecular and cellular biology of bacterial interactions with host cells, and their relevance to human diseases. Cellular Microbiology introduces the key concepts of prokaryotic and eukaryotic cell biology, cell signalling mechanisms and current molecular biological techniques used in cellular microbiology before describing how bacteria interact with host eukaryotic cells during infections and health, and explaining the interactions with the immune system which enable an individual to recover from infections. This book will be invaluable to advanced undergraduate and postgraduate students studying microbiology, virology, pathology, pharmacology and cell biology. It will also be useful for those researchers interested in bacterial infection.

The Conscript - A Novel of Libya's Anticolonial War (Paperback): Gebreyesus Hailu The Conscript - A Novel of Libya's Anticolonial War (Paperback)
Gebreyesus Hailu; Translated by Ghirmai Negash; Introduction by Laura Chrisman
R271 R240 Discovery Miles 2 400 Save R31 (11%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Eloquent and thought-provoking, this classic novel by the Eritrean novelist Gebreyesus Hailu, written in Tigrinya in 1927 and published in 1950, is one of the earliest novels written in an African language and will have a major impact on the reception and critical appraisal of African literature.
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The Conscript" depicts, with irony and controlled anger, the staggering experiences of the Eritrean ascari, soldiers conscripted to fight in Libya by the Italian colonial army against the nationalist Libyan forces fighting for their freedom from Italy's colonial rule. Anticipating midcentury thinkers Frantz Fanon and Aime Cesaire, Hailu paints a devastating portrait of Italian colonialism. Some of the most poignant passages of the novel include the awakening of the novel's hero, Tuquabo, to his ironic predicament of being both under colonial rule and the instrument of suppressing the colonized Libyans.
The novel's remarkable descriptions of the battlefield awe the reader with mesmerizing images, both disturbing and tender, of the Libyan landscape--with its vast desert sands, oases, horsemen, foot soldiers, and the brutalities of war--uncannily recalled in the satellite images that were brought to the homes of millions of viewers around the globe in 2011, during the country's uprising against its former leader, Colonel Gaddafi.

Signal Transduction and Human Disease (Hardcover, New): Toren Finkel, J. Silvio Gutkind Signal Transduction and Human Disease (Hardcover, New)
Toren Finkel, J. Silvio Gutkind
R3,768 R2,641 Discovery Miles 26 410 Save R1,127 (30%) Shipped within 7 - 13 working days

The past few years have witnessed rapid progress in the characterization of mechanisms that underlie the generation and processing of inter- and intracellular signals. While there have been significant corollary advances in the area of signaling in disease processes, there is as yet no single resource that connects these advances with an understanding of disease processes and applications for novel therapeutics. Collecting chapters from the leading experts in their respective fields, editors Toren Finkel and Silvio Gutkind deliver a much-needed introduction to signaling and a fruitful discussion of promising directions for future research.

Signal Transduction and Human Disease capitalizes on the current emphasis on translational research and biological relevance in biotechnology and, conversely, the importance of molecular approaches for clinical research. Each chapter conveys the sense of a disease process, what it affects, how it presents, how common it is, and what the treatments are. Clinical descriptions are not exhaustive but rather serve as an outline regarding the diseaseís manifestations and current treatment options. Following this introduction, the authors present an in-depth discussion of one or two signal transduction pathways or biological processes relevant to the disease. The editors divide their study into five sections:

  • Cardio-Pulmonary Disease
  • Oncology
  • Endocrinology
  • Infectious Disease
  • Allergy/Rheumatology
  • Neurology/Psychiatry

Biochemists, molecular and cell biologists, immunologists, pharmacologists, and clinical researchers, as well as graduate students in a variety of scientific disciplines, will find Signal Transduction and Human Disease to be an invaluable addition to the literature.

Handbook of Community Psychology (Hardcover, 2000 ed.): Julian Rappaport, Edward Seidman Handbook of Community Psychology (Hardcover, 2000 ed.)
Julian Rappaport, Edward Seidman
R6,688 R5,588 Discovery Miles 55 880 Save R1,100 (16%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

This comprehensive handbook, the first in its field, brings together 106 different contributors. The 38 interrelated but at the same time independent chapters discuss key areas including conceptual frameworks; empirically grounded constructs; intervention strategies and tactics; social systems; designs, assessment, and analysis; cross-cutting professional issues; and contemporary intersections with related fields such as violence prevention and HIV/AIDS.

Kaplan and Sadock's Synopsis of Psychiatry - Behavioral Science/Clinical Psychiatry (Paperback, Eleventh, International... Kaplan and Sadock's Synopsis of Psychiatry - Behavioral Science/Clinical Psychiatry (Paperback, Eleventh, International Edition)
Benjamin Sadock, Virginia Alcott Sadock, Pedro Ruiz 1
R1,622 Discovery Miles 16 220 Shipped within 7 - 11 working days

The Best-Selling Resource in Psychiatry NOW UPDATED with DSM-5! The new and thoroughly updated 11th edition of Kaplan and Sadock's Synopsis of Psychiatry: Behavioral Sciences/Clinical Psychiatry is a complete overview of the entire field of psychiatry for clinicians, residents, students, and all others who provide mental health care. In this best-selling textbook in psychiatry for over 40 years, the reader will find a thorough discussion of both the behavioral sciences and clinical psychiatry. The 11th edition integrates all the DSM-5 criteria and provides a detailed and comprehensive overview of treatment methods for every known mental disorder. The 11th edition is set apart from any other reference you have and includes: DSM-5 diagnostic tables on every major psychiatric disorder. A psychopharmacology section organized according to mechanisms of action and updated to include all of the new drugs including those in preparation. Extensive use of case studies and illustrations to enhance the learning experience. The most current treatment methods including a description of all newly introduced psychotherapeutic techniques. A completely revised section on neurocognitive disorders organized along the DSM-5 model. An updated and expanded section on child psychiatry; now includes a guide to diagnosis and treatment of autism spectrum disorder and other disorders of childhood. The Synopsis of Psychiatry has been the leading clinical psychiatric resource for psychiatrists both in the US and around the world. It has the reputation of being an independent, accurate, reliable and objective compendium of new events in the field of psychiatry. Now in its 11th edition, the tradition continues from the authorities you can trust.

Neuroanatomy: an Illustrated Colour Text (Paperback, 5th Revised edition): Alan R. Crossman, David Neary Neuroanatomy: an Illustrated Colour Text (Paperback, 5th Revised edition)
Alan R. Crossman, David Neary
R1,475 Discovery Miles 14 750 Shipped within 7 - 11 working days

Now fully revised and updated, this leading ICT series volume offers concise, superbly illustrated coverage of neuroanatomy that throughout makes clear the relevance of the anatomy to the practice of modern clinical neurology. Building on the huge success of previous editions, Neuroanatomy ICT, fifth edition is designed and written primarily with the medical student in mind, although it will again be valued by the range of other students and professionals who need a clear, current understanding of this important area. Minimum assumptions are made of existing knowledge of the subject. This edition now comes with an enhanced electronic version - hosted on the new, improved Student Consult platform providing an even richer learning experience and rapid reference anytime, anywhere! "A clear guide to a complex subject that s useful for students and clinicians alike not just for students: it s also the perfect tool for refreshing the memory of a busy clinician" Reviewed by Dr Amit Kumar,GP in Aylesford, On behalf of (journal):Pulse Notoriously difficult concepts made clear in straightforward and concise text Level of detail carefully judged to facilitate understanding of the fundamental neuroanatomical principles and the workings of the nervous system, providing a sound basis for the diagnosis and treatment of contemporary neurological disorders All new line drawings and photographs incorporated throughout to further improve clarity and reflect the latest imaging techniques Clinical material and topic summaries fully updated and highlighted in succinct boxes within the text Clinical syndromes/symptoms index provided with cross-referencing to relevant text Memorable pictorial summaries of symptoms associated with the main clinical syndromes New added value electronic content - including self-assessment material to aid revision and check your understanding - is incorporated within the superb, complimentary enhanced eBook

Psychology and Work Today, 10th Edition - International Student Edition (Hardcover, 10th edition): Duane Schultz, Sydney Ellen... Psychology and Work Today, 10th Edition - International Student Edition (Hardcover, 10th edition)
Duane Schultz, Sydney Ellen Schultz
R1,393 Discovery Miles 13 930 Shipped within 7 - 11 working days

For undergraduate-level courses in Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Business Psychology, Personnel Psychology and Applied Psychology. Psychology and Work Today provides an invaluable foundation for anyone entering today's global business and industrial world. This informative, sophisticated, and entertaining text teaches students about the nature of work in modern society. By focusing on the practical and applied rather than the scientific ideal, the authors demonstrate how industrial-organizational psychology directly impacts our lives as job applicants, trainees, employees, managers, and consumers.

Aircraft Structures for Engineering Students (Paperback, 5th edition): Aircraft Structures for Engineering Students (Paperback, 5th edition)
R2,583 Discovery Miles 25 830 Shipped within 7 - 11 working days

Aircraft Structures for Engineering Students is the leading self contained aircraft structures course text. It covers all fundamental subjects, including elasticity, structural analysis, airworthiness and aeroelasticity. Now in itsfifth edition, the author has revised and updated the text throughout and added new examples and exercises using Matlab(c). Additional worked examplesmake the text even more accessible by showing application of concepts to airframe structures. Includes a Solutions Manual available to all adopting teachers.

* New worked examples throughout the text aid understanding and relate concepts to real world applications * Matlab examples and exercises added throughout to support use of computational tools in analysis and design

* An extensive aircraft design project case study shows the application of the major techniques in the book * More end of chapter exercises, with anaccompanyingSolutions Manual (for instructors only) at http: //textbooks.elsevier.com"

Schaum's Easy Outline of Introduction to Mathematical Economics (Paperback, Ed): Edward T. Dowling Schaum's Easy Outline of Introduction to Mathematical Economics (Paperback, Ed)
Edward T. Dowling
R238 R199 Discovery Miles 1 990 Save R39 (16%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days

Schaum's Easy Outline Series

When you are looking for a quick nuts-and-bolts overview, there's no series that does it better. "Schaum's Easy Outline of Introduction to Mathematical Economics" is a pared-down, simplified, and tightly focused version of its predecessor.

The Selected Melanie Klein (Paperback, 1st American Ed): Melanie Klein The Selected Melanie Klein (Paperback, 1st American Ed)
Melanie Klein; Edited by Juliet Mitchell
R341 Discovery Miles 3 410 Shipped within 7 - 11 working days

Gathers writings by the Viennese psychoanalyst concerning infant analysis, Oedipal conflicts, anxiety situations, symbol formation, and envy.

Rural Wage Employment in Developing Countries - Theory, Evidence, and Policy (Hardcover): Carlos Oya, Nicola Pontara Rural Wage Employment in Developing Countries - Theory, Evidence, and Policy (Hardcover)
Carlos Oya, Nicola Pontara
R3,009 R2,804 Discovery Miles 28 040 Save R205 (7%) Shipped within 8 - 13 working days

There is a striking scarcity of work conducted on rural labour markets in the developing world, particularly in Africa. This book aims to fill this gap by bringing together a group of contributors who boast substantial field experience researching rural wage employment in various developing countries. It provides critical perspectives on mainstream approaches to rural/agrarian development, and analysis of agrarian change and rural transformations from a long-term perspective. This book challenges the notion that rural areas in low- and middle-income countries are dominated by self-employment. It purports that this conventional view is largely due to the application of conceptual frameworks and statistical conventions that are ill-equipped to capture labour market participation. The contributions in this book offer a variety of methodological lessons for the study of rural labour markets, focusing in particular on the use of mixed methods in micro-level field research, and more emphasis on capturing occupation multiplicity. The emphasis on context, history, and specific configurations of power relations affecting rural labour market outcomes are key and reoccurring features of this book. This analysis will help readers think about policy options to improve the quantity and quality of rural wage employment, their impact on the poorest rural people, and their political feasibility in each context.

Key Ideas in Educational Research (Paperback): David Scott, Marlene Morrison Key Ideas in Educational Research (Paperback)
David Scott, Marlene Morrison
R1,430 Discovery Miles 14 300 Shipped within 7 - 11 working days

It is easy for newcomers to educational research to be confused by the wide range of terms used in the field and consequently for them to find it challenging to relate such terms to their own research and practice. This comprehensive guide consists of 120 concise but illuminative essays providing: - an explanation and definition of the term - alternative explanations and definitions of the term - the context in which it is used by educational researchers - exemplars as to how the term is used and used be used in practice - references to further literature - cross-references to other terms in the book.

International Commercial Contracts - Applicable Sources and Enforceability (Paperback): Giuditta Cordero-Moss International Commercial Contracts - Applicable Sources and Enforceability (Paperback)
Giuditta Cordero-Moss
R1,351 Discovery Miles 13 510 Shipped within 7 - 11 working days

Any practising lawyer and student working with international commercial contracts faces standardised contracts and international arbitration as mechanisms for dispute settlement. Transnational rules may be applicable, but national law is still important. Based on extensive practical experience, this book analyses international contract practice and its interaction with the various applicable sources: which role is played by the contractual regulation, which by national law, which by transnational sources, what is the interaction among these factors, and how does this all apply to contracts that refer disputes to international arbitration?

Biology of the Prokaryotes (Hardcover): Joseph W Lengeler, Gerhart Drews, Hans G. Schlegel Biology of the Prokaryotes (Hardcover)
Joseph W Lengeler, Gerhart Drews, Hans G. Schlegel
R2,747 Discovery Miles 27 470 Special order

Designed as an upper-level textbook and a reference for researchers, this important book concentrates on central concepts of the bacterial lifestyle. Taking a refreshingly new approach, it present an integrated view of the prokaryotic cell as an organism and as a member of an interacting population. Beginning with a description of cellular structures, the text proceeds through metabolic pathways and metabolic reactions to the genes and regulatory mechanisms. At a higher level of complexity, a discussion of cell differentiation processes is followed by a description of the diversity of prokaryotes and their role in the biosphere. A closing section deals with man and microbes (ie, applied microbiology).
The first text to adopt an integrated view of the prokaryotic cell as an organism and as a member of a population.
Vividly illustrates the diversity of the prokaryotic world - nearly all the metabolic diversity in living organisms is found in microbes.
New developments in applied microbiology highlighted.
Extensive linking between related topics allows easy navigation through the book.
Generously illustrated in two colours.
Essential definitions and conclusions highlighted.
Supplementary information in boxes.

Fluid Mechanics for Civil Engineers - SI edition (Paperback, International Student Edition): N.B. Webber Fluid Mechanics for Civil Engineers - SI edition (Paperback, International Student Edition)
N.B. Webber
R1,976 Discovery Miles 19 760 Special order

This well-established text book fills the gap between the general texts on fluid mechanics and the highly specialised volumes on hydraulic engineering.
It covers all aspects of hydraulic science normally dealt with in a civil engineering degree course and will be as useful to the engineer in practice as it is to the student and the teacher.

Strength of Materials and Structures (Paperback, 4th edition): Carl T.F. Ross, John Case, A.H. Chilver Strength of Materials and Structures (Paperback, 4th edition)
Carl T.F. Ross, John Case, A.H. Chilver
R2,697 Discovery Miles 26 970 Special order

Engineers need to be familiar with the fundamental principles and concepts in materials and structures in order to be able to design structurers to resist failures. For 4 decades, this book has provided engineers with these fundamentals.

Thoroughly updated, the book has been expanded to cover everything on materials and structures that engineering students are likely to need. Starting with basic mechanics, the book goes on to cover modern numerical techniques such as matrix and finite element methods. There is also additional material on composite materials, thick shells, flat plates and the vibrations of complex structures. Illustrated throughout with worked examples, the book also provides numerous problems for students to attempt.
New edition introducing modern numerical techniques, such as matrix and finite element methods
Covers requirements for an engineering undergraduate course on strength of materials and structures

Insect Pathology (Hardcover, 2nd edition): Fernando E. Vega, Harry K. Kaya Insect Pathology (Hardcover, 2nd edition)
Fernando E. Vega, Harry K. Kaya
R2,523 Discovery Miles 25 230 Special order

The first edition of Tanada and Kaya s "Insect Pathology" is the standard reference in the field for researchers and both undergraduate and graduate students and is well known worldwide among entomologists. However, the field has seen rapid advances in the 20 years since its original publication, and the new edition brings together an essential and updated resource for researchers with 13 chapters edited by Fernando E. Vega and Harry K. Kaya.

Many of these advances involve new insights on ecology as well as phylogenetics and molecular biology of viruses, bacteria, fungi, microsporidia, nematodes, and protists. All these aspects, as well as basic biology, diagnosis, infectious process and pathogenesis, host response, transmission and more, are covered by renowned experts in their respective fields. The second edition of "Insect Pathology" includes chapters on the history of this discipline, principles of microbial control and epizootiology, diseases of beneficial insects, host resistance, and Wolbachia. This thoroughly illustrated and up-to-date revision will provide insect pathologists, entomologists, microbiologists, mycologists, nematologists, protistologists, ecologists, and practitioners of biological control of insect pests with a solid and much-needed reference.
Covers all major groups of insect pathogens Includes chapters on the history of insect pathology, principles of microbial control and epizootiology, host resistance, Wolbachia and diseases of beneficial insectsIncludes contributions from the leading researchers and emerging leaders in their fields"

An Introduction to Human Evolutionary Anatomy (Paperback): Leslie C. Aiello, Christopher Dean An Introduction to Human Evolutionary Anatomy (Paperback)
Leslie C. Aiello, Christopher Dean; Illustrated by Joanna Cameron
R1,172 Discovery Miles 11 720 Special order

An anthropologist and an anatomist have combined their skills in this book to provide students and research workers with the essentials of anatomy and the means to apply these to investigations into hominid form and function. Using basic principles and relevant bones, conclusions can be reached regarding the probable musculature, stance, brain size, age, weight, and sex of a particular fossil specimen. The sort of deductions which are possible are illustrated by reference back to contemporary apes and humans, and a coherent picture of the history of hominid evolution appears. Written in a clear and concise style and beautifully illustrated, An Introduction to Human Evolutionary Anatomy is a basic reference for all concerned with human evolution as well as a valuable companion to both laboratory practical sessions and new research using fossil skeletons.

Essentials of Materials Science & Engineering, SI Edition (Paperback, International Edition): Wendelin Wright, Donald R.... Essentials of Materials Science & Engineering, SI Edition (Paperback, International Edition)
Wendelin Wright, Donald R. Askeland, Pradeep Fulay
R772 R661 Discovery Miles 6 610 Save R111 (14%) Special order

This text provides students with a solid understanding of the relationship between the structure, processing, and properties of materials. Authors Askeland and Wright present the fundamental concepts of atomic structure and the behavior of materials and clearly link them to the "materials" issues that students will have to deal with when they enter the industry or graduate school (e.g. design of structures, selection of materials, or materials failures). Fundamental concepts are linked to practical applications, emphasizing the necessary basics without overwhelming the students with too much of the underlying chemistry or physics.

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