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The Flower Garden - The Book that Transforms into a Work of Art (Hardcover): Michael Scott, Paperscapes The Flower Garden - The Book that Transforms into a Work of Art (Hardcover)
Michael Scott, Paperscapes 1
R445 R356 Discovery Miles 3 560 Save R89 (20%) Ships in 5 - 10 working days

Fill your home with gorgeous flowers every day with this beautifully designed book. The Flower Garden brings to life over 50 varieties of flower with exquisite botanical illustrations. The innovative paper design allows you to press each illustration out of the page, transforming your book into a lovely object for you to display. Sunflowers, lilies, frangipani and birds of paradise are brought into your home and described in lyrical detail by botanist Michael Scott. This stunning bunch of blooms is the perfect gift for any lover of flowers to treasure for years to come. To see how your Paperscapes book transforms, check out the video below (just above the reviews) or have a look at the Paperscapes author page.

MotoGP - The Illustrated History (Hardcover, Revised and updated): Michael Scott MotoGP - The Illustrated History (Hardcover, Revised and updated)
Michael Scott
R716 R570 Discovery Miles 5 700 Save R146 (20%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

The daring exploits of motorcycle race legends Valentino Rossi, Barry Sheene, Casey Stoner and John Surtees are all gloriously celebrated in MotoGP: The Illustrated History. Packed with more than 150 stunning photographs, this authoritative and long-overdue illustrated history celebrates high performance motorbike racing since the start of the world championship in 1949. Each racing decade is dissected and discussed, as are the big incidents, top personalities and technological innovations. To complete the book, motorcycle racing's greatest names - including John Surtees, Giacomo Agostini, Kenny Roberts, Valentino Rossi, Casey Stoner and Marc Marquez - provide exclusive personal insights and accounts of what it is like to race at speeds of 180mph. MotoGP: The Illustrated History is a unique book which brilliantly conveys the exhilarating spirit of this popular sport.

Access to History: Protest, Agitation and Parliamentary Reform in Britain 1780-1928 for Edexcel (Paperback): Michael... Access to History: Protest, Agitation and Parliamentary Reform in Britain 1780-1928 for Edexcel (Paperback)
Michael Scott-Baumann
R607 Discovery Miles 6 070 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Exam Board: AQA, Edexcel, OCR & WJEC Level: A-level Subject: History First Teaching: September 2015 First Exam: June 2016 Endorsed for Edexcel. Give your students the best chance of success with this tried and tested series, combining in-depth analysis, engaging narrative and accessibility. Access to History is the most popular, trusted and wide-ranging series for A-level History students. This title: - Supports the content and assessment requirements of the 2015 A-level History specifications - Contains authoritative and engaging content - Includes thought-provoking key debates that examine the opposing views and approaches of historians - Provides exam-style questions and guidance for each relevant specification to help students understand how to apply what they have learnt This title is suitable for a variety of courses including: - Edexcel: Protest, Agitation and Parliamentary Reform in Britain, c.1780-1928

Ultimate Gangster Collection (Blu-ray disc, Boxed set): Denzel Washington, Russell Crowe, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Josh Brolin, Lymari... Ultimate Gangster Collection (Blu-ray disc, Boxed set)
Denzel Washington, Russell Crowe, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Josh Brolin, Lymari Nadal, … 1
R849 Discovery Miles 8 490 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Collection of contemporary gangster films. In 'Mean Streets' (1973) four Italian-Americans from New York's lower East Side hang around at a local bar. Charlie (Harvey Keitel), the most responsible of the group, tries to protect his girlfriend's cousin, Johnny Boy (Robert De Niro), from the local debt collectors, but his young charge seems determined to live fast and die young. Heavily influenced by the French New Wave, 'Mean Streets' provided the first high-profile success for director Martin Scorsese and star De Niro. In 'Scarface' (1983), up-and-coming gangster Tony Montana (Al Pacino) arrives in Miami as a Cuban refugee. With his friend Manny (Stephen Bauer), Tony carries out a hit on a politician, earning him the gratitude of drug dealer Frank Lopez (Robert Loggia). Tony rises rapidly in the 'organization', but courts disaster when he becomes involved with Lopez's cocaine-addicted wife, Elvira (Michelle Pfeiffer). In 'Carlito's Way' (1993), Carlito (Pacino) is a Hispanic drugs boss just released from prison. Determined to go straight and move to the Bahamas with his girlfriend, Gail (Penelope Ann Miller), Carlito is tempted back to the wrong side of the law by his lawyer, nerdish coke-head David Kleinfeld (Sean Penn), for 'one last job'. Brian De Palma directs this visually eloquent film about a man's inevitable tragic demise with his familiar penchant for the big set piece and violent action. In 'Casino' (1995), Sam 'Ace' Rothstein (De Niro) is the mob's frontman for a billion dollar Las Vegas casino. The story begins in 1973; Ace falls for hooker Ginger McKenna (Sharon Stone), while boyhood companion Nicky Santoro (Joe Pesci) is appointed as his muscle at the club. Over the years various jealousies surface and erupt in a series of violent betrayals and, ultimately, the destruction of Rothstein's empire. In 'American Gangster' (2007), when his boss dies, underworld driver Frank Lucas (Denzel Washington) seizes his chance and begins to build his own criminal empire. Utilising the bodies of dead US soldiers, Lucas begins importing heroin direct from South-East Asia, increasing purity on the street, and undercutting his rivals in one swoop. Before long he's amassed a fortune, bringing him to the attention of maverick policeman Ritchie Roberts (Russell Crowe), an honest cop in an otherwise corrupt force, who makes it his business to shut Lucas down. Finally, in 'Public Enemies' (2009), set in 1930s gangland America, Johnny Depp stars as the charismatic bank robber John Dillinger. Dillinger's audacious raids and subsequent jailbreaks thrilled the American public as their sympathy for the banks that had plunged the country into Depression reached an all-time low. Despite his status as a folk hero, Dillinger was declared 'Public Enemy Number One' by J. Edgar Hoover (Billy Crudup) and became the prime target of Hoover's fledgling FBI, headed by Melvin Purvis (Christian Bale). Marion Cotillard co-stars as gangster's moll Billie Frechette.

Hodder Twentieth Century History: Conflict in the Middle East: Israel and the Arabs 2nd Edition (Paperback, 2nd Revised... Hodder Twentieth Century History: Conflict in the Middle East: Israel and the Arabs 2nd Edition (Paperback, 2nd Revised edition)
Michael Scott-Baumann
R595 Discovery Miles 5 950 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

This new edition has been revised to reflect the demands of the Modern World History GCSE specifications and to be brought up-to-date with current developments in the Arab-Israeli conflict. Combining lively narrative with an excellent range of written and visual sources, the book also contains features that aid students in their understanding of the topic and development of study skills.

The Book of Daniel (DVD): Robert Miano, Andrew Bongiorno, Lance Henriksen, Kevin Mccorkle, Rolf Saxon, Peter Kluge, Liam... The Book of Daniel (DVD)
Robert Miano, Andrew Bongiorno, Lance Henriksen, Kevin Mccorkle, Rolf Saxon, …
R229 Discovery Miles 2 290 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Low-budget biblical drama. The film begins in 605 B.C. when Jerusalem is conquered by the Babylonians and Daniel (Andrew Bongiorno/Robert Miano) and his fellow Jews are exiled to Jerusalem and sentenced to serve King Nebuchadnezzar (Rolf Saxon) for 70 years. During their imprisonment, Daniel is guided by God to serve his captors and finds himself influencing the kingdom's political landscape.

Life in Ancient Greece (Paperback): Michael Scott Life in Ancient Greece (Paperback)
Michael Scott; Edited by Ruth Owen
R258 R209 Discovery Miles 2 090 Save R49 (19%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days
Access to History for the IB Diploma: Rights and protest (Paperback): Michael Scott-Baumann, Peter Clements Access to History for the IB Diploma: Rights and protest (Paperback)
Michael Scott-Baumann, Peter Clements
R749 Discovery Miles 7 490 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

A new book for Paper 1, Prescribed Subject 4: Rights and Protest The renowned IB Diploma History series, combining compelling narratives with academic rigor. An authoritative and engaging narrative, with the widest variety of sources at this level, helping students to develop their knowledge and analytical skills. Provides: - Reliable, clear and in-depth content from topic experts - Analysis of the historiography surrounding key debates - Dedicated exam practice with model answers and practice questions - TOK support and Historical Investigation questions to help with all aspects of the Diploma

Scottish Wild Flowers (Paperback, Reprint): Michael Scott Scottish Wild Flowers (Paperback, Reprint)
Michael Scott
R287 R219 Discovery Miles 2 190 Save R68 (24%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Packed full of information, "Scottish Wild Flowers" is an ideal guide for both visitors and residents of Scotland who wish to learn about the fascinating wealth of wild flowers that can be found there. Each species is illustrated in full colour with a comprehensive description, plus the plant's English, Latin and Gaelic names. For ease of use, the plants are grouped together by the type of habitat in which they can be found, including Highlands, Lowlands and Coasts. Habitats are arranged from those most influenced by humans, progressing towards wilder and more remote areas. The book includes a section with up-to-date details about places of interest and the best sites for finding some of the most attractive and special species of wild flowers in Scotland.

Delphi - A History of the Center of the Ancient World (Paperback): Michael Scott Delphi - A History of the Center of the Ancient World (Paperback)
Michael Scott
R455 R360 Discovery Miles 3 600 Save R95 (21%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

The oracle and sanctuary of the Greek god Apollo at Delphi were known as the "omphalos"--the "center" or "navel"--of the ancient world for more than 1000 years. Individuals, city leaders, and kings came from all over the Mediterranean and beyond to consult Delphi's oracular priestess; to set up monuments to the gods; and to take part in competitions. In this richly illustrated account, Michael Scott covers the history and nature of Delphi, from the literary and archaeological evidence surrounding the site, to its rise as a center of worship, to the constant appeal of the oracle despite her cryptic prophecies. He describes how Delphi became a contested sacred site for Greeks and Romans and a storehouse for the treasures of rival city-states and foreign kings. He also examines the eventual decline of the site and how its meaning and importance have continued to be reshaped. A unique window into the center of the ancient world, Delphi will appeal to general readers, tourists, students, and specialists.

My Revision Notes: AQA AS/A-level History: Tsarist and Communist Russia, 1855-1964 (Paperback): Michael Scott-Baumann My Revision Notes: AQA AS/A-level History: Tsarist and Communist Russia, 1855-1964 (Paperback)
Michael Scott-Baumann
R312 Discovery Miles 3 120 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Exam Board: AQA Level: AS/A-level Subject: History First Teaching: September 2015 First Exam: June 2016 Target success in AQA AS/A-level History with this proven formula for effective, structured revision; key content coverage is combined with exam preparation activities and exam-style questions to create a revision guide that students can rely on to review, strengthen and test their knowledge. - Enables students to plan and manage a successful revision programme using the topic-by-topic planner - Consolidates knowledge with clear and focused content coverage, organised into easy-to-revise chunks - Encourages active revision by closely combining historical content with related activities - Helps students build, practise and enhance their exam skills as they progress through activities set at three different levels - Improves exam technique through exam-style questions with sample answers and commentary from expert authors and teachers - Boosts historical knowledge with a useful glossary and timeline

The Alchemyst (Hardcover, Turtleback Scho): Michael Scott The Alchemyst (Hardcover, Turtleback Scho)
Michael Scott
R508 R410 Discovery Miles 4 100 Save R98 (19%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days
The 41 Year-old Virgin Who Knocked Up Sarah Marshall and Felt... (English & Foreign language, DVD): Bryan Callen, Noureen... The 41 Year-old Virgin Who Knocked Up Sarah Marshall and Felt... (English & Foreign language, DVD)
Bryan Callen, Noureen Dewulf, Mircea Monroe, Steven Sims, Austin Michael Scott, … 2
R141 Discovery Miles 1 410 In stock

Comedy spoof on the films of Judd Apatow. Sexually frustrated Andy (Bryan Callen) is desperate to put his virginal years behind him. Accompanied by his equally highly-sexed buddy Seth (Stephen Kramer Glickman), Andy enlists the help of his geek friend McAnalovin' (Austin Michael Scott), who possesses the fake I.D. that they hope will finally open the door to their wildest, most debauched dreams.

Paperscapes: The Flower Garden (Hardcover): Michael Scott Paperscapes: The Flower Garden (Hardcover)
Michael Scott
R561 R516 Discovery Miles 5 160 Save R45 (8%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days
Ancient Worlds (Hardcover): Michael Scott Ancient Worlds (Hardcover)
Michael Scott
R971 Discovery Miles 9 710 Ships in 7 - 11 working days

"As panoramic as it is learned, this is ancient history for our globalized world." Tom Holland, author of Dynasty and Rubicon Twenty-five-hundred years ago, civilizations around the world entered a revolutionary new era that overturned old order and laid the foundation for our world today. In the face of massive social changes across three continents, radical new forms of government emerged; mighty wars were fought over trade, religion, and ideology; and new faiths were ruthlessly employed to unify vast empires. The histories of Rome and China, Greece and India-the stories of Constantine and Confucius, Qin Shi Huangdi and Hannibal-are here revealed to be interconnected incidents in the midst of a greater drama. In Ancient Worlds, historian Michael Scott presents a gripping narrative of this unique age in human civilization, showing how diverse societies responded to similar pressures and how they influenced one another: through conquest and conversion, through trade in people, goods, and ideas. An ambitious reinvention of our grandest histories, Ancient Worlds reveals new truths about our common human heritage. "A bold and imaginative page-turner that challenges ideas about the world of antiquity." Peter Frankopan, author of The Silk Roads

Dark Feed (DVD): Evalena Marie, Victoria Nugent, Dayna Cousins, Michael Scott Allen, Rebecca Whitehurst, Michael Reed, Bree... Dark Feed (DVD)
Evalena Marie, Victoria Nugent, Dayna Cousins, Michael Scott Allen, Rebecca Whitehurst, … 1
R31 Discovery Miles 310 Ships in 20 - 25 working days

Horror following a group of film-makers as they work inside an old insane asylum. While shooting a low-budget movie on location in an abandoned mental institution, a film crew experiences strange goings-on. When they realise they are beginning to lose their minds inside the eerie building they search for a way out. Will they escape with their sanity intact?

Keeping Place - Reflections on the Meaning of Home (Paperback): Jen Pollock Michel Keeping Place - Reflections on the Meaning of Home (Paperback)
Jen Pollock Michel; Foreword by Scott Sauls
R391 R308 Discovery Miles 3 080 Save R83 (21%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days
Space and Society in the Greek and Roman Worlds (Paperback, New): Michael Scott Space and Society in the Greek and Roman Worlds (Paperback, New)
Michael Scott
R605 Discovery Miles 6 050 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

We cannot properly understand history without a full appreciation of the spaces through which its actors moved, whether in the home or in the public sphere, and the ways in which they thought about and represented the spaces of their worlds. In this book Michael Scott employs the full range of literary, epigraphic and archaeological evidence in order to demonstrate the many different ways in which spatial analysis can illuminate our understanding of Greek and Roman society and the ways in which these societies thought of, and interacted with, the spaces they occupied and created. Through a series of innovative case studies of texts, physical spaces and cultural constructs, ranging geographically across North Africa, Greece and Roman Italy, as well as an up-to-date introduction on spatial scholarship, this book provides an ideal starting point for students and non-specialists.

Symptoms and Signs of Substance Misuse (Paperback, 3rd New edition): Margaret Stark, Jason Payne-James, Michael Scott-Ham Symptoms and Signs of Substance Misuse (Paperback, 3rd New edition)
Margaret Stark, Jason Payne-James, Michael Scott-Ham
R696 Discovery Miles 6 960 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

The misuse of both legally prescribed and illegally supplied drugs is now so widespread that it affects, either directly or indirectly, a high proportion of the population, impacting many areas of daily life. There are few countries that are not touched by some aspect of substance misuse and the consequences for individuals, families and the wider community can be devastating.

The third edition of Symptoms and Signs of Substance Misuse has been completely updated and revised, continuing to provide trusted information from leading experts.

  • Basic principles of treatment for the most commonly encountered substances from tobacco and alcohol to cocaine and heroin, as well as 'designer' drugs
  • The legal aspects of substance misuse highlighted throughout
  • Convenient A-Z format helps you find information at a glance
  • References and further reading direct you to more authoritative information about each substance

With specialist information clearly explained along with a full glossary, this handy pocket-sized book is essential for all health professionals needing a concise and up-to-date overview of the signs and symptoms of substance misuse as well as the management and treatment options available. Junior hospital doctors, emergency department staff, primary care teams, community workers and counsellors will find this text invaluable. The book is also an excellent resource for police officers as well as a quick reference guide for professionals involved in setting up and managing drug and alcohol policies in organisations and businesses."

Mountain Flowers (Hardcover): Michael Scott Mountain Flowers (Hardcover)
Michael Scott
R1,019 R776 Discovery Miles 7 760 Save R243 (24%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

"Mountain flowers are the most romantic in our flora, exquisite, enigmatic and, often, remote from human habitation. Michael Scott has not only seen them all but has roamed every part of the hill scenery of Britain and brings to his subject passion, learning and hands-on experience. This is field botany at its best, engrossing, exciting and full of wonder." PETER MARREN Britain's mountains and exposed sub-arctic regions of the far north are home to a remarkable range of specialist flowers, shrubs and ferns that are able to thrive on our islands thanks to a combination of conditions seldom found in mainland Europe. The peculiarities of their occurrence here, at unusually low altitudes for typically alpine species and uncommonly far south for arctic species, make their ecology especially intriguing. In this invigorating journey from the Lizard of Cornwall to Unst in Shetland, Michael Scott examines Britain's richest upland sites, bringing an important 21st-century perspective to our understanding of the flora along the way. Lavishly illustrated, Mountain Flowers has much to offer wild flower enthusiasts and botanists, including detailed profiles of over 150 of the plants most characteristic of our montane regions. It will prove an indispensable companion for hillwalkers and climbers wanting to learn more about the enigmatic species that are such an intrinsic part of the British mountain landscape. - Featuring over 150 mountain plants, with 20 extended profiles for the most enigmatic species - Illustrated with over 340 colour photographs of plants and their spectacular habitats - Jacket artwork by Carry Akroyd

Reading Philosophy of Religion (Paperback): Graham Oppy, Michael Scott Reading Philosophy of Religion (Paperback)
Graham Oppy, Michael Scott
R729 R689 Discovery Miles 6 890 Save R40 (5%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

"Reading Philosophy of Religion" combines a diverse selection of classical and contemporary texts in philosophy of religion with insightful commentaries.

Offers a unique presentation through a combination of text and interactive commentaryProvides a mix of classic and contemporary texts, including some not anthologized elsewhereIncludes writings from thinkers such as Aquinas, Boethius, Hume, Plantinga and PutnamDivided into sections which examine religious language, the existence of God, reason, argument and belief, divine properties, and religious pluralism

Shepherding Nature - The Challenge of Conservation Reliance (Paperback): J. Michael Scott, John A. Wiens, Beatrice Van Horne,... Shepherding Nature - The Challenge of Conservation Reliance (Paperback)
J. Michael Scott, John A. Wiens, Beatrice Van Horne, Dale D. Goble
R993 Discovery Miles 9 930 Ships in 7 - 11 working days

Globally, more and more species are at risk of extinction as the environment and climate change. Many of these species require long-term management to persist - they are conservation-reliant. The magnitude of this challenge requires a rethinking of how conservation priorities are determined and a broader societal commitment to conservation. Choices need to be made about which species will be conserved, for how long, and by whom. This volume uses case studies and essays by conservation practitioners from throughout the world to explore what conservation reliance is and what it means for endangered-species management. Chapters consider threats to species and how they are addressed, legal frameworks for protecting endangered species, societal contexts and conflicts over conservation goals, and how including conservation reliance can strengthen methods for prioritizing species for conservation. The book concludes by discussing how shepherding nature requires an evaluation of societal values and ethics.

The Alchemyst - Book 1 (Paperback): Michael Scott The Alchemyst - Book 1 (Paperback)
Michael Scott 1
R268 R196 Discovery Miles 1 960 Save R72 (27%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Nicholas Flamel was born in Paris on 28 September 1330. Nearly seven hundred years later, he is acknowledged as the greatest Alchemyst of his day. It is said that he discovered the secret of eternal life. The records show that he died in 1418. But his tomb is empty and Nicholas Flamel lives. The secret of eternal life is hidden within the book he protects - the Book of Abraham the Mage. It's the most powerful book that has ever existed. In the wrong hands, it will destroy the world. And that's exactly what Dr. John Dee plans to do when he steals it. Humankind won't know what's happening until it's too late. And if the prophecy is right, Sophie and Josh Newman are the only ones with the power to save the world as we know it. Sometimes legends are true. And Sophie and Josh Newman are about to find themselves in the middle of the greatest legend of all time.

Keeping Place DVD - Reflections on the Meaning of Home (DVD): Jen Pollock Michel Keeping Place DVD - Reflections on the Meaning of Home (DVD)
Jen Pollock Michel; Foreword by Scott Sauls
R461 R357 Discovery Miles 3 570 Save R104 (23%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days
The Sorceress - Book 3 (Paperback): Michael Scott The Sorceress - Book 3 (Paperback)
Michael Scott 1
R237 R202 Discovery Miles 2 020 Save R35 (15%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Dr John Dee has destroyed Paris in his mission to find Nicholas Flamel and Sophie and Josh Newman. The two missing pages of the book of Abraham the Mage are still with them and the Dark Elders need them for the Final Summoning. They will not rest until they are in power and the human race has been destroyed. Nicholas Flamel knows he must protect Josh and Sophie and the pages from the Dark Elders. For this he must rely on Clarent - the sister sword to Excalibur - and the sword's evil power makes it nearly impossible to use without darkness seeping into the soul of whoever wields it. What will be the price to pay for the twins to remain protected and the Dark Elders to be defeated?

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