Africa does not give up its secrets easily. Buried there lie answers about the origins of humankind and the dawn of civilisation. Through a century of archaeological investigation, scientists have transformed our understanding of the beginnings of human life, although vital clues still remain hidden. In Born in Africa, Martin Meredith follows the trail of discoveries about our human origins made by scientists over the last hundred years, as well as describing the history of scholarship in this incredibly exciting field.
The author is the a veteran broadcaster, who spent the whole of his working career in Zambia in the field of Broadcasting. The Records shows that his one of the longest serving broadcasters the electronic media has produced. He joined broadcasting industry in 1968 and left in 2006.
A fascinating portrait of daily life in the countryside during the Victorian, Edwardian and inter-war years. Valerie Porter sets the scene through contemporary photographs and first-hand accounts of individual villagers all over England.
Ben Walsh. A textbook for GCSE modern world history students. The core content of the major GCSE specifications in this subject is covered through explanation and carefully-selected course material. The most popular options or depth studies from each specification are covered in detail. There are questions, activities and "focus tasks" throughout to: deepen understanding of the content; develop evaluative and investigative skills; help students become more independent learners; and support examination preparation. This second edition is fully revised to meet the requirements of the revised specifications - for example the inclusion of a British depth study 1906-1918 for the OCR Modern World History specification. It extends coverage of the core content for each exam group - for example the addition of a unit on the USA 1941-1980 for the Edexcel specification. It also incorporates developments in the study and teaching of history that have taken place since the publication of the first edition.
Anthony L. Mescher. Featuring more than 1000 state-of-the-art photographs and drawings, Junqueira's has been the leading text in medical histology and microscopic anatomy for more than 3 decades. This 14th edition has been revised to feature a new full-colour presentation, new art, and the addition of an online learning centre.