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Crude Nation: How Oil Riches Ruined Venezuela

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Crude Nation: How Oil Riches Ruined Venezuela

Raul Gallegos

History; International relations; International economics; Political economy; Petroleum & oil industries

Hardback

Beneath Venezuelan soil lies an ocean of crude - the world's largest reserves - an oil patch that shaped the nature of the... [more]

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Frost: That Was The Life That Was: The Authorised Biography

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Frost: That Was The Life That Was: The Authorised Biography

Neil Hegarty

Television; Biography; Biography: arts & entertainment; Press & journalism

Paperback

Sir David Frost, who died suddenly in August 2013, was the only person to have met and interviewed every British Prime Minister... [more]

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The Tunnel Through Time: A New Route for an Old London Journey

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The Tunnel Through Time: A New Route for an Old London Journey

Gillian Tindall

Biography: historical, political & military; History; Social & cultural history; Industrialisation & industrial history; Railway transport industries; Local history

Hardback

Visiting Stepney, Liverpool Street, Farringdon, Tottenham Court Road (alias St Giles-in-the-Fields) and the route along Oxford... [more]

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What Happened to the Car Industry?

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What Happened to the Car Industry?

Ian Porter

Fiction & Literature; Political economy; Road vehicle manufacturing industry

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The Australian car industry is almost 120 years old, and has become part of the nation's industrial and social fabric. With... [more]

$24.99

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Spider Web: The Birth of American Anticommunism

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Spider Web: The Birth of American Anticommunism

Nick Fischer

History; History of the Americas; Marxism & Communism; Industrial relations

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The McCarthy-era witch hunts marked the culmination of an anticommunist crusade launched after the First World War. With Bolshevism... [more]

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Platform Papers #47: After the Creative Industries

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Platform Papers #47: After the Creative Industries

Justin O'Connor

Theatre Studies; Media, information & communication industries

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In the 1990s, the â??creative industriesâ?? was a new concept aimed at mobilising the energies of culture in support... [more]

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Streaming, Sharing, Stealing: Big Data and the Future of Entertainment

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Streaming, Sharing, Stealing: Big Data and the Future of Entertainment

Michael D. Smith (Carnegie Mellon University), Rahul Telang (Carnegie Mellon University)

Society & Social Sciences; Media studies; Cinema industry; Radio & television industry

Hardback

How big data is transforming the creative industries, and how those industries can use lessons from Netflix, Amazon, and Apple... [more]

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Enter Helen: The Invention of Helen Gurley Brown and the Rise of the Modern Single Woman

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Enter Helen: The Invention of Helen Gurley Brown and the Rise of the Modern...

Brooke Hauser

Biography; Biography: arts & entertainment; Gender studies: women; Press & journalism

Paperback

In 1965, Helen Gurley Brown-best known for her groundbreaking 1962 manifesto Sex and the Single Girl -took over the ailing... [more]

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The Second Rush: Mining and the Transformation of Australia

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The Second Rush: Mining and the Transformation of Australia

David Lee

History; Mining industry

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The Second Rush is a history of the minerals boom in Australia over the half-century from the early 1960s to the end of the... [more]

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The Box: How the Shipping Container Made the World Smaller and the World Economy Bigger - Second Edition with a new chapter by the author

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The Box: How the Shipping Container Made the World Smaller and the World...

Marc Levinson

Business & Economics; Shipping industries

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Tells the story of the container's creation, the decade of struggle before it was adopted, and the economic consequences of... [more]

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The Sea and Civilization: A Maritime History of the World

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The Sea and Civilization: A Maritime History of the World

Lincoln P. Paine

History; General & world history; Maritime history; Shipping industries

Paperback

The most enjoyable, the most refreshing, the most stimulating, the most comprehensive, the most discerning, the most insightful,... [more]

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Concussion

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Concussion

Jeanne Marie Laskas

Biography; True stories; Sport & leisure industries; Sports injuries & medicine; American football

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The brilliant young forensic pathologist had no idea that the body on the slab in front of him would change his life, and... [more]

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Britain's Forgotten Film Factory: The Story of Isleworth Studios

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Britain's Forgotten Film Factory: The Story of Isleworth Studios

Ed Harris

Film, TV & Radio; Films, movies & cinema; Cinema industry

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From the first Sherlock Holmes film to the African Queen, the only full account of this important film studio [more]

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Bad News: Last Journalists in a Dictatorship

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Bad News: Last Journalists in a Dictatorship

Anjan Sundaram

Memoirs; History; African history; Freedom of information & freedom of speech; Press & journalism

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The incredible story of the rise of dictatorship and the fall of open speech, as told by the last free journalists to remain... [more]

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The Power of a Single Number: A Political History of GDP

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The Power of a Single Number: A Political History of GDP

Philipp H. Lepenies

Central government policies; Business & Economics; Political economy; Economic history; Industrial relations

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Translation of: Die Macht der einen Zahl: einen politische Geschichte des Bruttoinlandsprodukts. [more]

$54.95

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Slick Water: Fracking and One Insider's Stand Against the World's Most Powerful Industry

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Slick Water: Fracking and One Insider's Stand Against the World's Most Powerful...

Andrew Nikiforuk

Petroleum & oil industries; Mathematics & Sciences

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The fossil fuel industry and many environmental groups tout hydraulic fracturing - fracking - as a panacea, with slick promises... [more]

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A World History of Rubber: Empire, Industry, and the Everyday

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A World History of Rubber: Empire, Industry, and the Everyday

Stephen L. Harp

History; Industrialisation & industrial history; Manufacturing industries; Rubber technology

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A World History of Rubber helps readers understand and gain new insights into the social and cultural contexts of global production... [more]

$35.95

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Empire of Cotton: A New History of Global Capitalism

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Empire of Cotton: A New History of Global Capitalism

Sven Beckert

History; General & world history; Colonialism & imperialism; Economic history; Textile industries

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For about 900 years, from 1000 to 1900, cotton was the world's most important manufacturing industry. It remains a vast business.... [more]

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Eclipse of the Assassins: The CIA, Imperial Politics, and the Slaying of Mexican Journalist Manuel Buendia

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Eclipse of the Assassins: The CIA, Imperial Politics, and the Slaying of...

Russell H. Bartley, Sylvia Erickson Bartley

History; Criminal investigation & detection; Organised crime; Espionage & secret services; Press & journalism

Paperback

Eclipse of the Assassins investigates the sensational 1984 murder of Mexico s most influential newspaper columnist, Manuel... [more]

$74.95

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Trumbo: A Biography of the Oscar-Winning Screenwriter Who Broke the Hollywood Blacklist (Film Tie-In)

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Trumbo: A Biography of the Oscar-Winning Screenwriter Who Broke the Hollywood...

Bruce Cook

Films, movies & cinema; Biography; Biography: arts & entertainment; Cinema industry

Paperback

Dalton Trumbo was the central figure of the infamous 'Hollywood Ten,' the screenwriters who, during the McCarthy era, were... [more]

$19.99

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Before Rupert

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Before Rupert

Tom D.C. Roberts

Biography; Biography: business & industry; Media studies; Press & journalism

Paperback

An impressive study of the Murdoch genius for government by media.' Chris Masters. 'In this engrossing study Tom Roberts draws... [more]

$34.95

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Adjudication on the Gold Fields in New South Wales and Victoria in the 19th Century

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Adjudication on the Gold Fields in New South Wales and Victoria in the 19th...

John P. Hamilton

Australasian & Pacific history; Mining industry; Legal history; Civil procedure, litigation & dispute resolution

Hardback

Deals with the inception and development of adjudication systems on the gold fields in New South Wales and Victoria in the... [more]

$135.00

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Art Deco Airports

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Art Deco Airports

Terry Moyle, Rosie Louise

Architecture; Public buildings: civic, commercial, industrial; Airports

Hardback

This book looks at the first airports of the world, specifically Airports of the 1920's and early 1930's. The book will be... [more]

$45.00

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Writers' and Artists' Yearbook 2016

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Writers' and Artists' Yearbook 2016

Language: reference & general; Writing & editing guides; Yearbooks, annuals, almanacs; Publishing industry

Paperback

The annual edition of the best-selling guide to all aspects of the media and how to write and get published, the Writers'... [more]

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Diana Vreeland: The Modern Woman - The Bazaar Years, 1936-1962

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Diana Vreeland: The Modern Woman - The Bazaar Years, 1936-1962

Alexander Vreeland

Industrial: Commercial Art & Design; Fashion & textiles: design; Publishing industry

Hardback

The first Vreeland book to focus on her three decades at Harper's Bazaar, where the legendary editor honed her singular take... [more]

$110.00

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