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Aboriginal Languages of Cent A

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Aboriginal Languages of Cent A

Robert Hoogeraad

linguistics; Encyclopaedias & reference works; History; Indigenous peoples

Paperback

This handy pocket-size book reveals the richness, strength and diversity of the Aboriginal languages of Central Australia.... [more]

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Portuguese Grammar Quick Reference Guide

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Portuguese Grammar Quick Reference Guide

Joseph Levi

Encyclopaedias & reference works; Languages & ESL

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This 4-page laminated guide was specially created for beginners to enhance their proficiency in Portuguese. It includes major... [more]

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Thai Reference Grammar

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Thai Reference Grammar

James Higbie, Snea Thinsan

Grammar & vocabulary; Speaking & pronunciation skills; Reference works; Languages & ESL

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Suitable for students and teachers of the Thai language, this book offers information on advanced sentence structure. It explains... [more]

$65.95

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Spanish Verbs Quick Reference Guide

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Spanish Verbs Quick Reference Guide

William Bengtson

Encyclopaedias & reference works; Languages & ESL

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Basics of Spanish verbs in our easily accessible format. This 6-page laminated guide includes: verb components, verb types,... [more]

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Aboriginal Place Names

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Aboriginal Place Names

A. W. Reed

Place names & gazetteers; History; Folklore, myths & legends; Places & peoples: pictorial works

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A collection of Aboriginal names and their derivations. The place names are listed, followed by the state in which each is... [more]

$20.99

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World War II

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World War II

Barbara C. Bigelow

Reference works; History; General & world history; European history; Second World War; Educational: History

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Exploring World War II, this reference presents 15 excerpts from primary sources related to this period, including speeches,... [more]

$134.20

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Snakes and Other Reptiles of Australia

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Snakes and Other Reptiles of Australia

Gerry Swan

Reference works; Wildlife: general interest

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An introduction to the reptiles of Australia. The text covers snakes, crocodiles, turtles and lizards and describes key characteristics... [more]

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Common Birds of Australia

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Common Birds of Australia

Peter Rowland

Reference works; Wildlife: birds & birdwatching

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An introduction to the major groups of Australian birds. The text covers birds of prey, waders and waterbirds, seabirds, songbirds,... [more]

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The Concise Oxford Dictionary of English Etymology

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The Concise Oxford Dictionary of English Etymology

T. F. Hoad (Fellow and Tutor in English Language, St Peter's College, Oxford; and Lecturer in English, University of Oxford)

Historical & comparative linguistics; Reference; Reference works

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A comprehensive guide to word origins with over 17,000 entries. The edition is based on The Oxford Dictionary of English Etymology.... [more]

$27.95

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The New Penguin Atlas of Medieval History

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The New Penguin Atlas of Medieval History

Colin McEvedy, David Woodroffe

Reference works; History; General & world history; Early history: c 500 to c 1450&1500; Historical geography

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A revised edition of The Penguin Atlas of Medieval History . [more]

$22.99

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Wild Food Plants of Australia

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Wild Food Plants of Australia

Tim Low

Reference works; Trees, wildflowers & plants

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Australian Nature Fieldguide: Wild Food Plants of Australia is the fieldguide edition of Wild Food Plants of Australia. It... [more]

$29.95

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Art Of Dramatic Writing: Its Basis in the Creative Interpretation of Human Motives

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Art Of Dramatic Writing: Its Basis in the Creative Interpretation of Human...

Lajos Egri

Language: reference & general; Creative writing & creative writing guides; Literary studies: plays & playwrights; Reference works

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Synopsis coming soon....... [more]

$31.95

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The Presocratic Philosophers

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The Presocratic Philosophers

Jonathan Barnes

Encyclopaedias & reference works; Philosophy; Western philosophy: Ancient, to c 500

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Demonstrates the continuing importance of the founding fathers of the Western philosophical tradition - discusses all the... [more]

$62.99

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Countries of the World in Minutes

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Countries of the World in Minutes

Jacob F. Field

Reference; Geographical reference; Geography

Paperback

All 195 countries illustrated and explained in an instant [more]

$24.99

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Seriously Curious

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Seriously Curious

Tom Standage

Reference; Reference works; Society & culture: general; Trivia & quiz question books; Gift books

Paperback

Some questions you never think to ask. Others, you didn't know you didn't know. And some facts are so surprising they cry... [more]

$22.99

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How to Speak Science: Gravity, Relativity, and Other Ideas That Were Crazy Until Proven Brilliant

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How to Speak Science: Gravity, Relativity, and Other Ideas That Were Crazy...

Bruce Benamran

Reference works; Mathematics & Sciences; Science: general issues; Physics; Trivia & quiz question books

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As smartphones, supercomputers, supercolliders, and AI propel us into an ever more unfamiliar future, How to Speak Science... [more]

$24.99

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The Sports Rules Book

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The Sports Rules Book

Myles Human Kinetics, Schrag

Reference works; Sports & outdoor recreation

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The Sports Rules Book is updated and expanded to cover 64 sports, including information on each sport's origin and history,... [more]

$59.99

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World Heritage Sites: A Complete Guide to 1073 UNESCO World Heritage Sites

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World Heritage Sites: A Complete Guide to 1073 UNESCO World Heritage Sites...

Unesco

Reference works; Travel & holiday; Travel tips & advice: general; Travel & holiday guides

Paperback

Updated to include two years of changes in the World Heritage Sites list.<br... [more]

$62.95

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On This Day in History

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On This Day in History

Dan Snow

Yearbooks, annuals, almanacs; History; General & world history; British & Irish history; Advocate - History

Hardback

3000 years of the most important stories from the past in 365 days -- from the Ides of March to D-Day, from Britain's favourite... [more]

$32.99

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Is Capitalism Working?: A primer for the 21st century

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Is Capitalism Working?: A primer for the 21st century

Jacob Field

Reference works; Philosophy; Politics & government; Business & management

Paperback

One of four titles in Thames & Hudson's innovative new `Big Idea' series, this incisive discussion of capitalism breaks down... [more]

$24.99

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Brewer's Dictionary of Phrase and Fable (20th edition)

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Brewer's Dictionary of Phrase and Fable (20th edition)

Susie Dent

Reference; Reference works

Hardback

Take the scenic route to knowledge. [more]

$95.00

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Atlas of the Unexpected: Haphazard discoveries, chance places and unimaginable destinations

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Atlas of the Unexpected: Haphazard discoveries, chance places and unimaginable...

Travis Elborough

World atlases & world maps; History; General & world history; Geography

Hardback

A voyage to places both infamous and unknown that have, often by chance or by haphazard means, been destinations of discovery... [more]

$39.99

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SAS and Elite Forces Guide Extreme Unarmed Combat: Hand-To-Hand Fighting Skills From The World's Elite Military Units

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SAS and Elite Forces Guide Extreme Unarmed Combat: Hand-To-Hand Fighting...

Martin Dougherty

Reference works; Self-help & personal development; Sports & outdoor recreation

Paperback

Presented in a handy pocketbook format, Extreme Unarmed Combat considers the different fighting and martial arts skills a... [more]

$41.95

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Collins English Dictionary Complete and Unabridged edition

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Collins English Dictionary Complete and Unabridged edition

Collins Dictionaries

Language: reference & general; Dictionaries; Reference works

Hardback

The home of living English The largest single-volume English dictionary in print celebrates the extraordinary breadth... [more]

$89.99

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Birds of the Greater Sundas, the Philippines, and Wallacea

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Birds of the Greater Sundas, the Philippines, and Wallacea

Norman Arlott

Reference works; Wildlife: birds & birdwatching; The Earth: natural history general

Paperback

A comprehensive illustrated guide to the birds of the Greater Sundas, the Philippines, and Wallacea Birds of the Greater... [more]

$54.95

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