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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]

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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

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

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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]

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Wild Bleak Bohemia: Marcus Clarke, Adam Lindsay Gordon and Henry Kendall

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Wild Bleak Bohemia: Marcus Clarke, Adam Lindsay Gordon and Henry Kendall...

Michael Wilding

Biography: general; Poetry; Press & journalism

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Meticulously using contemporary newspaper reports, court records, published memoirs, private letters and diaries, Michael... [more]

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The Everything Store: Jeff Bezos and the Age of Amazon

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The Everything Store: Jeff Bezos and the Age of Amazon

Brad Stone (Author)

Business & Economics; Economics; Retail sector

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Though Amazon.com started off delivering books through the mail, its visionary founder, Jeff Bezos, was never content with... [more]

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Jony Ive: The Genius Behind Apple's Greatest Products

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Jony Ive: The Genius Behind Apple's Greatest Products

Leander Kahney

Biography: business & industry; Business & Economics; Business strategy; Business innovation; Information technology industries

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With the death of Steve Jobs in 2011, Jony Ive has become the most important person at Apple. Some would argue he always was.... [more]

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Blood And Guts: Dispatches From The Whale Wars

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Blood And Guts: Dispatches From The Whale Wars

Sam Vincent

Society & Social Sciences; Fisheries & related industries; Environmentalist, conservationist & Green organizations; Endangered species & extinction of species

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Confrontations between Japanese whalers and Sea Shepherd activists make for exciting news reports during the Australian summer.... [more]

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Steel on Steel: Inside the battle for the future of Australia's biggest railroad

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Steel on Steel: Inside the battle for the future of Australia's biggest...

Stephen Baines

History; Privatisation; Railway transport industries

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Steel on Steel is the inside story of the privatisation of the freight arm of Queensland Rail, written by Stephen Baines,... [more]

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Neoliberalism, Media and the Political

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Neoliberalism, Media and the Political

Sean Phelan

Society & Social Sciences; Media studies; Press & journalism

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Neoliberalism, Media and the Political examines the condition of media and journalism in neoliberal cultures. Emphasizing... [more]

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Smaller Faster Lighter Denser Cheaper (INTL ED)

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Smaller Faster Lighter Denser Cheaper (INTL ED)

Robert Bryce

Manufacturing industries; Mathematics & Sciences; Nanotechnology; Electronics engineering

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In the face of today's environmental and economic challenges, doomsayers preach that the only way to stave off disaster is... [more]

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Something Nasty in the Slushpile

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Something Nasty in the Slushpile

Sammy Looker

Fiction & Literature; Publishing industry; Humour

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Most publishers keep a slushpile - the stack of unsolicited manuscripts which contains a large percentage of preposterous... [more]

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A Better Class of Sunset: Collected Works of Christopher Pearson

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A Better Class of Sunset: Collected Works of Christopher Pearson

Nick Cater, Helen Baxendale

Biography: general; Indigenous peoples; Press & journalism

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Brings together Pearson's enduring columns & essays, chronicling the twists and turns of Australian cultural life over three... [more]

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How Star Wars Conquered the Universe: The Past Present and Future of a Multibi

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How Star Wars Conquered the Universe: The Past Present and Future of a Multibi...

Chris Taylor

Film theory & criticism; Science fiction; Cinema industry

Hardback

The first comprehensive history of the Star Wars phenomenon, tracing the origins and impact of the films and the universe... [more]

$48.95

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Field Guide to Victorian Produce

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Field Guide to Victorian Produce

Ewan McEoin

Reference works; Agriculture & related industries; Food manufacturing & related industries; Cookery, food & drink

Paperback

This is the first practical field guide for Australian locavores - people who try to eat locally. This book tells the stories... [more]

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The Secret World of Oil

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The Secret World of Oil

Ken Silverstein

Political corruption; Petroleum & oil industries; Mathematics & Sciences

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The oil industry provides the lifeblood of modern civilisationů But the modern oil industry is an amazingly shady meeting-... [more]

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Decision Making in Marketing and Finance: An Interdisciplinary Approach to Solving Complex Organizational Problems

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Decision Making in Marketing and Finance: An Interdisciplinary Approach...

Paul Sergius Koku

Business & Economics; Finance; Sales & marketing; Financial services industry

Hardback

As interest in MBA programs and business schools more generally continues to grow, it is essential that teachers and students... [more]

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Haunted Empire: Apple After Steve Jobs

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Haunted Empire: Apple After Steve Jobs

Yukari Iwatani Kane

Business & Economics; Information technology industries

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An insightful, behind-the-scences portrait of the technology giant Apple [more]

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Diamonds

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Diamonds

Ian Smillie

Mining industry; Mathematics & Sciences; Economic geology

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Diamonds are a multi-billion dollar business involving some of the world s largest mining companies, a million and a half... [more]

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East German Cinema: DEFA and Film History

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East German Cinema: DEFA and Film History

Sebastian Heiduschke

Theatre Studies; Films, movies & cinema; Cinema industry

Paperback

East Germany's film monopoly, Deutsche Film-Aktiengesellschaft, produced a films ranging beyond simple propaganda to westerns,... [more]

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Power to the People: Energy in Europe over the Last Five Centuries

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Power to the People: Energy in Europe over the Last Five Centuries

Astrid Kander, Paolo Malanima, Paul Warde

Business & Economics; Economic history; Energy industries & utilities

Hardback

Describes how the traditional energy economy of medieval and early modern Europe was marked by stable or falling per capita... [more]

$65.00

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Food Politics: What Everyone Needs to Know (R)

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Food Politics: What Everyone Needs to Know (R)

Robert Paarlberg (Betty Freyhof Johnson Class of 1944 Professor of Political Science, Wellesley College)

Social issues & processes; Development economics; Agriculture & related industries; Mathematics & Sciences; Agriculture & farming

Paperback

In a lively and easy-to-navigate, question-and-answer format, Food Politics carefully examines and explains the most important... [more]

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Bad Pharma: How Medicine is Broken, and How We Can Fix it

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Bad Pharma: How Medicine is Broken, and How We Can Fix it

Ben Goldacre

Pharmaceutical industries; Clinical trials; Pharmacology; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular medicine & health

Paperback

Ben Goldacre puts the $600bn global pharmaceutical industry under the microscope. What he reveals is a fascinating, terrifying... [more]

$19.99

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Bargain Fever: How to Shop in a Discounted World

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Bargain Fever: How to Shop in a Discounted World

Mark Ellwood

Business & Economics; Retail sector

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When Coca-Cola offered the first retail coupon in the 1880s, customers were thrilled. But today, one in four American shoppers... [more]

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Big Coal: Australia's Dirtiest Habit

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Big Coal: Australia's Dirtiest Habit

Guy Pearse, David McKnight, Bob Burton

Coal & solid fuel industries; Mathematics & Sciences; Sustainability

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<p>AustraliaÔ??s dirtiest habit is its addiction to coal. But is our&nbsp;dependence on it a road to prosperity or a dead... [more]

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Private Empire: Exxonmobil and American Power

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Private Empire: Exxonmobil and American Power

Steve Coll

History; Energy industries & utilities

Paperback

An extraordinary and monumental expos of Big Oil from two-time Pulitzer Prize winner Coll ( The Washington Post ). In... [more]

$37.95

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