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The Switch: How Solar, Storage and New Tech Means Cheap Power for All

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The Switch: How Solar, Storage and New Tech Means Cheap Power for All

Chris Goodall

Alternative & renewable energy industries; Mathematics & Sciences; Alternative & renewable energy sources & technology

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How will the world be powered in ten years' time? Not by fossil fuels. Energy experts are all saying the same thing: solar... [more]

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British Secret Projects: Britain's Space Shuttle

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British Secret Projects: Britain's Space Shuttle

Daniel Sharp

History; Aerospace & air transport industries; Popular astronomy & space

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As America and Russia stepped up their efforts during the early 1960s to design ever faster bombers and put men and equipment... [more]

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Avid Reader: A Life

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Avid Reader: A Life

Robert Gottlieb

Biography; Autobiography: literary; Publishing industry

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ln Avid Reader, Gottlieb writes with wit and candor about succeeding William Shawn as the editor of The New Yorker, and the... [more]

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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

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Crude Nation tells the story of how ruinous mismanagement has resulted in the economic implosion of Venezuela, the country... [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]

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Love from Boy: Roald Dahl's Letters to His Mother

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Love from Boy: Roald Dahl's Letters to His Mother

Donald Sturrock

Biography; Biography: general; Biography: literary; Diaries, letters & journals; Media, information & communication industries

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A revealing collection of personal letters written by the iconic author to his mother details his early childhood milestones,... [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)

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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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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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

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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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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]

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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

Hardback

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

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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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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

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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

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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]

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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

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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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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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An Australian Locomotive Guide: Second Edition

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An Australian Locomotive Guide: Second Edition

Peter Clark

History; Railway transport industries; Trains & railways: general interest

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Describes the Diesel and Electric locomotives used on the main line and export mineral railways in Australia and the operating... [more]

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How Google Works

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How Google Works

Eric Schmidt, Jonathan Rosenberg

Business & Economics; Management & management techniques; Multinationals; Internet & WWW industries

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How to hire, manage, motivate, strategize and grow a business in today's disruptive world from Eric Schmidt, Google's executive... [more]

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China's Renewable Energy Revolution

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China's Renewable Energy Revolution

John A. Mathews, Hao Tan, Ciaran O'Faircheallaigh

History; Environmental economics; Alternative & renewable energy industries

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The authors suggest that China's renewable energy system, the largest in the world, will quickly supersede the black energy... [more]

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Shopping News: Agenda Finding, What the Audience Does Before the News

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Shopping News: Agenda Finding, What the Audience Does Before the News

John Cokley

Reportage & collected journalism; Society & Social Sciences; Press & journalism

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The Looting Machine: Warlords, Tycoons, Smugglers and the Systematic Theft of Africa's Wealth

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The Looting Machine: Warlords, Tycoons, Smugglers and the Systematic Theft...

Tom Burgis

History; Mining industry; Petroleum & oil industries

Paperback

Overseas Press Club Award Winner 2016 A shocking investigative journey into the way the resource trade wreaks... [more]

$32.99

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Unreliable Memoirs

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Unreliable Memoirs

Clive James

Biography; Autobiography: general; Press & journalism

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A hilarious and touching introduction to the story of a national treasure [more]

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