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Natural Rubber Materials: Volume 1: Blends and Ipns (Rsc Polymer Chemistry)



The combination of its unique morphology, physical properties, cost effectiveness and environmental friendliness make natural rubber an appealing constituent for many materials and applications. This comprehensive two volume set covers the synthesis, characterization and applications of natural rubber based blends, interpenetrating polymer networks, composites and nanocomposites. Volume 1 covers different types of natural rubber-based blends and IPNs as well as manufacturing methods, thermo…

Into the Wild (Picador Classic Book 78)


Jon Krakauer’s Into the Wild examines true story of Chris McCandless, a young man, who in 1992 walked deep into the Alaskan wilderness and whose SOS note and emaciated corpse were found four months later, internationally bestselling author Jon Krakauer explores the obsession which leads some people to explore the outer limits of self, leave civilization behind and seek enlightenment through solitude and contact with nature.

A 2007 film adaptation of Into the Wild was directed by Sean Penn and…

Sisters of the East End: A 1950s Nurse and Midwife


Heart-warming tales of nursing and midwifery from the Sisters who worked with Jennifer Worth.

‘A second’s silence and then an almighty scream. It was the most moving thing I had ever seen … A baby, a real live baby, another human life had entered the world. It didn’t seem possible and yet I had witnessed it with my very own eyes.’

Born into a happy working-class North London family in the mid-twentieth century, Katie is determined to ‘do something’ with her life. Working in the…

The Gene: An Intimate History


Selected as a Book of the Year by The New York Times, The Economist, Independent, Observer and Mail on Sunday

THE NEW YORK TIMES NUMBER ONE BESTSELLER

SHORTLISTED FOR THE WELLCOME BOOK PRIZE 2017

‘Dramatic and precise… [A] thrilling and comprehensive account of what seems certain to be the most radical, controversial and, to borrow from the subtitle, intimate science of our time… He is a natural storyteller… A page-turner… Read this book and steel yourself for what comes next’<br…

Multiplication and Division Ages 5-7: New Edition (Collins Easy Learning KS…



An engaging Multiplication and Division activity book to really help boost your child’s progress at every stage of their learning! Including helpful questions and answers, this Maths book provides reassurance whilst supporting your child’s learning at home. Combining useful Maths practice with engaging, colourful illustrations, this Multiplication and Division practice book helps to boost your child’s confidence and develop good learning habits for life. Each fun activity is designed to give…

Essential Examination, 3rd edition: Step-by-step guides to clinical examina…



Essential Examination has been comprehensively revised and new sections added: * Neonatal – the ‘baby check’ * Female genitalia * Digital rectal examination * GALS screening * Foot and ankle * Elbow * Critically ill patient * Confirming death The new edition retains the unique format and approach of the original. * Clear, step-by-step guides to each examination, including useful things to say to the patient (or an examiner), detailed descriptions of special tests, etc. * In a separate column…