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First Field Guide to Skywatching in Southern Africa

Author : Cliff Turk
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Sasol First Field Guide to Skywatching in Southern Africa provides a fascinating insight into the southern skies by night. Full-colour photographs and illustrations, monthly star charts and easy-to-read text will help the budding astronomer to identify the more visible objects in our night skies, as well as those that are less obvious, and discover some of the extraordinary phenomena of our galaxy.

First Field Guide to Skywatching in the Southern Africa

Author : Cliff Turk
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Sasol First Field Guide to Skywatching in Southern Africa

Author : Cliff Turk
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This series of natural history field guides has been developed in the hope that young people and anyone with a budding interest in natural history will take up the challenge to learn the secrets of southern Africa's fascinating heavens.

Star Maps for Southern Africa

Author : Albert Jansen
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The first star guide of its kind in the southern hemisphere, this book features 96 star maps for observing the southern skies with the naked eye, standard binoculars or a small telescope. Divided into 12 sets, the maps cover all eight principal views of the sky (N, NE, E, SE, S, SW, W and NW) for each month of the year and for different times during each night. For each set of star maps, the reader is alerted to prominent stars and constellations visible during that period of viewing. Terms and concepts are explained and frequently asked questions addressed. Star Maps for Southern Africa provides thorough and extensive coverage of our night skies, enabling readers to track stars and related spectacles throughout the year. It will remain relevant for a lifetime.

African Indigenous Knowledge and the Sciences

Author : Gloria Emeagwali
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This book is an intellectual journey into epistemology, pedagogy, physics, architecture, medicine and metallurgy. The focus is on various dimensions of African Indigenous Knowledge (AIK) with an emphasis on the sciences, an area that has been neglected in AIK discourse. The authors provide diverse views and perspectives on African indigenous scientific and technological knowledge that can benefit a wide spectrum of academics, scholars, students, development agents, and policy makers, in both governmental and non-governmental organizations, and enable critical and alternative analyses and possibilities for understanding science and technology in an African historical and contemporary context.

First Field Guide to Insects of Southern Africa

Author : Alan Weaving
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Sasol First Field Guide to Insects of Southern Africa provides fascinating insight into the insects of the region. Full-colour photographs and easy-to-read text will help the beginner and budding naturalist to explore the more common insect groups that occur in southern Africa, discover where they are found, and learn about their behaviour and unusual features.

First Field Guide to Mammals of Southern Africa

Author : Sean Fraser
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Sasol First Field Guide to Mammals of Southern Africa provides fascinating insight into the wild animals of the region. Through full-colour photographs and distribution maps, and easy-to-read text, the beginner and budding naturalist will be able to identify the more common mammal species found in southern Africa, discover where they live, and learn about their unique feeding and breeding habits.

First Field Guide to Aloes of Southern Africa

Author : Gideon Smith
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This first field guide to aloes of southern Africa provides fascinating insight into the aloes of the region. Full-colour photographs, distribution maps and easy-to-read text will help the budding naturalist to identify the more common aloes found in southern African gardens and landscapes, discover where they occur, and learn about their unique features.

First Field Guide to Mushrooms of Southern Africa

Author : Margo Branch
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Sasol First Field Guide to Mushrooms of Southern Africa has been redesigned and fully revised to include new photographs and the most recent taxonomic changes. With the help of full-colour photographs and easy-to-read text, the young adult and budding naturalist will be able to identify the more common mushroom species found in southern Africa, discover where they grow, learn about their unusual features and determine their edibility. Sales points: A straightforward introductory guide to the region’s mushrooms. Suitable for both adult and younger enthusiasts. Informative, uncomplicated text written by an expert. Useful introductory section. Full-colour photographs of each mushroom. Compact enough for ease of use in the field.

First Field Guide to Animal Tracks of Southern Africa

Author : Louis Liebenberg
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This First Field Guide to Animal Tracks of Southern Africa will help those with an interest in interpreting animal tracks to identify the animals that have passed through an area. Full-colour photographs and easy-to-read text will enable the beginner and the budding naturalist to decipher the more common tracks encountered in southern Africa, learn about the unique features of each spoor and discover more about the animals that leave the spoor.