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- Pan Macmillan UK 2006; US$ 19.08
Surgery carries more individual responsibility than any other field of medicine. Jonathan Kaplan studied medicine in South Africa and, after working in a black township and being drafted by the South African army, he chose exile rather than serve the apartheid state. He travelled the globe in search of sanctuary, experiencing riots, tropical fevers,... more...
- Pan Macmillan UK 2011; US$ 18.17
Jonathan Kaplan has been a hospital surgeon, a flying doctor, a ship's medical officer and a battlefield surgeon. He has worked in places as diverse as Burma, Kurdistan, America, Mozambique, England and Eritrea. "The Dressing Station" presents a vivid, moving account of the varied faces of medicine he has encountered.In a mixture of reportage, confession... more...
- New Harbinger Publications 2010; US$ 15.95
In Urban Mindfulness , a psychologist offers tips and strategies for using mindfulness meditation to transform the ordinary daily stresses, hassles, and joys of everyday urban living and to cultivate calm and balance in the hectic lives of city dwellers. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95
In The Limits and Lies of Human Genetic Research , Jonathan Kaplan weighs in on the controversial subject of the roles genes play in determining aspects of physical and behavioral human variation. Limits and Lies makes the case that neither the information we have on genes, nor on the environment, is sufficient to explain the complex variations... more...
- Random House Struik 2014; US$ 16.00
The world of the international rugby referee has always been a closely guarded secret ? until now. As a Durban schoolboy, Jonathan Kaplan watched rugby at Kings Park every Saturday, dreaming of the day he would represent his country. Now, three decades later and at the age of 47, he reflects on the career highs and lows that saw him retire as... more...
- O'Reilly Media 2003; US$ 39.99
Architects of buildings and architects of software have more in common than most people think. Both professions require attention to detail, and both practitioners will see their work collapse around them if they make too many mistakes. It's impossible to imagine a world in which buildings get built without blueprints, but it's still common for... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2010; US$ 30.00
Making Sense of Evolution explores contemporary evolutionary biology, focusing on the elements of theories—selection, adaptation, and species—that are complex and open to multiple possible interpretations, many of which are incompatible with one another and with other accepted practices in the discipline. Particular experimental methods,... more...
- Ulysses Press 2012; US$ 15.95
PART STEP-BY-STEP HOW-TO-DRAW GUIDE, PART THRILLING STEAMPUNK ADVENTURE STORY At the end of the 19th century, a brilliant inventor, Professor Jonathan T. Buck, crafted a beautiful steam-powered airship for an expedition to South America?s Amazon River Basin in search of a magnificent lost city ? hidden from terrestrial explorers for centuries by... more...