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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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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]

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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]

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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

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

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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

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

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Hector

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Hector

Rozzi Bazzani

Film, TV & Radio; Television production: technical & background skills; Radio & television industry

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Before Rupert

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Before Rupert

Tom D.C. Roberts

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

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

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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]

$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

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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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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

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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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Supermarket Monsters: The Price of Coles and Woolworths' Dominance

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Supermarket Monsters: The Price of Coles and Woolworths' Dominance

Malcolm Knox

Business & Economics; Retail sector; Consumer advice

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In hardware, petrol, merchandise, liquor and above all in groceries, Coles and Woolworths now jointly rule Australia's retail... [more]

$19.99

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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

Hardback

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]

$173.95  $25.00

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Not Charted on Ordinary Maps: The Newcastle Steelworks Closure

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Not Charted on Ordinary Maps: The Newcastle Steelworks Closure

John Lewer

History; Australasian & Pacific history; Iron, steel & metals industries

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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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On the Edge: Coastlines of Britain

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On the Edge: Coastlines of Britain

Robert Duck

Railway transport industries; Mathematics & Sciences; Economic geography; Management of land & natural resources; Social impact of environmental issues

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The building of railways has had a profound but largely ignored physical impact on Britain's coasts. This book explores the... [more]

$49.99  $16.00

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Steve Jobs: The Exclusive Biography

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Steve Jobs: The Exclusive Biography

Walter Isaacson, Dylan Baker

Biography; Biography: business & industry; Information technology industries

Paperback

'Steve Jobs' provides an account of Jobs' professional and personal life. Drawn from three years of exclusive and unprecedented... [more]

$22.99

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The Third Plate: Field Notes on the Future of Food

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The Third Plate: Field Notes on the Future of Food

Dan Barber

Food & society; Agriculture & related industries; Cookery, food & drink

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Based on ten years of surveying farming communities around the world, top New York chef Dan Barber's The Third Plate offers... [more]

$32.99

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