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The Book Thieves: The Nazi Looting of Europe's Libraries and the Race to Return a Literary Inheritance

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The Book Thieves: The Nazi Looting of Europe's Libraries and the Race to...

Anders Rydell

Forgery, falsification & theft of artworks; Library & information sciences; History; History: specific events & topics

Hardback

When Nazi soldiers ransacked Europe's libraries and bookshops, large and small, the books they stole were not burned. Instead,... [more]

$51.95  $15.00

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Syria's Secret Library: The true story of how a besieged Syrian town found hope

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Syria's Secret Library: The true story of how a besieged Syrian town found...

Mike Thomson

Library & information sciences; History; Middle Eastern history; Social & cultural history

Paperback

The extraordinary story of how the besieged Syrian town of Daraya found hope and inspiration in a secret underground library... [more]

$32.99

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Complete Guide to English Usage for Australian Students 6th Edition

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Complete Guide to English Usage for Australian Students 6th Edition

Margaret Ramsay

Library & information sciences; Languages & ESL

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The Complete Guide to English Usage for Australian Students has been a trusted reference book for Australian Secondary students... [more]

$45.95

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The Book Thieves: The Nazi Looting of Europe's Libraries and the Race to Return a Literary Inheritance

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The Book Thieves: The Nazi Looting of Europe's Libraries and the Race to...

Anders Rydell

Forgery, falsification & theft of artworks; Library & information sciences; History; History: specific events & topics

Paperback

While the Nazi party was being condemned by much of the world for burning books, they were already hard at work perpetrating... [more]

$27.99

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What is the History of the Book?

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What is the History of the Book?

James Raven

Library & information sciences; History: specific events & topics; Media studies; Publishing industry

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This book introduces the fast-developing field of book history. James Raven, a leading historian of the book, offers a fresh... [more]

$33.95

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A Library Miscellany

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A Library Miscellany

Claire Cock-Starkey

Library & information sciences; Trivia & quiz question books; Gift books

Hardback

What can be found in the Vatican's Secret Archive? How many books did Charles Darwin's library aboard the Beagle hold? Which... [more]

$24.99

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American Libraries 1730-1950

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American Libraries 1730-1950

Kenneth Breisch

Public buildings: civic, commercial, industrial; Library & information sciences; History

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An expansive overview of our storehouses of knowledge, from the earliest library building (Philadelphia, 1745) to midcentury... [more]

$106.95

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The Library Book

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The Library Book

Thomas R. Schiff, Alberto Manguel

Public buildings: civic, commercial, industrial; Library, archive & information management; Cultural studies

Hardback

The Library Book beautifully captures the shifting architectural styles... [more]

$120.00

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When We Are No More: How Digital Memory Is Shaping Our Future

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When We Are No More: How Digital Memory Is Shaping Our Future

Abby Smith Rumsey

Storage, maintenance & preservation of collections; History: specific events & topics

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Examines how humanity records and passes on its culture to future generations, from the libraries of antiquity to the excess... [more]

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Libraries

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Libraries

Bjarne Hammer

Art & Architecture; Photographs: collections; Library & information sciences

Hardback

Without libraries what have we? We have no past and no future. So said the Ray Bradbury, and indeed history as we know it... [more]

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The Information: A History, a Theory, a Flood

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The Information: A History, a Theory, a Flood

James Gleick

Library & information sciences; Society & Social Sciences; History of science

Paperback

Winner of the Royal Society Winton Prize for Science Books 2012, the world's leading prize for popular science writing. [more]

$19.99

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Understanding Manga and Anime

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Understanding Manga and Anime

Robin E. Brenner

Graphic novels; Fiction-related items; Library & information sciences

Paperback

Aims to give the novice background information necessary to feel confident in selecting, working with, and advocating for... [more]

$90.00

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A Life Less Lonely: What We Can All Do to Lead More Connected, Kinder Lives

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A Life Less Lonely: What We Can All Do to Lead More Connected, Kinder Lives...

Nick Duerden

Community & outreach services; Social issues & processes; Psychology; Popular psychology

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'The practical advice in this book is gold dust not only for lonely people, but for those who long to help them.' - Joanna... [more]

$29.99

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Reading Engagement for Tweens and Teens: What Would Make Them Read More?

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Reading Engagement for Tweens and Teens: What Would Make Them Read More?...

Margaret K. Merga

Library, archive & information management

Paperback

Identifies evidence-backed and easy-to-implement strategies for encouraging young people to read, and helps you to position... [more]

$100.95

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Teaching with Digital Badges: Best Practices for Libraries

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Teaching with Digital Badges: Best Practices for Libraries

Kelsey O'Brien, Trudi E. Jacobson

Library, archive & information management

Paperback

Teaching with Digital Badges: Best Practices for Libraries provides examples of how badges are enhancing and invigorating... [more]

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Fantasies of the Library

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Fantasies of the Library

Anna-Sophie Springer (Co-Director , K. Verlag, Berlin), Etienne Turpin (Anexact Office)

Library & information services

Paperback

A book that acts both as library and exhibition space, selecting, arranging, and housing texts and images, aligning itself... [more]

$34.99

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Guided Inquiry Design (R) in Action: High School

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Guided Inquiry Design (R) in Action: High School

Leslie K. Maniotes

Library & information services; Health & Self-Help

Paperback

Edited by the cocreator of the Guided Inquiry Design (R) (GID) framework as well as an educator, speaker, and international... [more]

$78.95

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Card Catalog: Books, Cards, and Literary Treasures

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Card Catalog: Books, Cards, and Literary Treasures

Carla Hayden

Bibliographic & subject control

Hardback

This is THE book for book lovers! Straight from the Library of Congress,... [more]

$69.99

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Ancient Libraries

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Ancient Libraries

Jason Konig, Katerina Oikonomopoulou, Greg Woolf

Library & information sciences; History; European history; Ancient history: to c 500 CE

Paperback

This book opens a window onto the book cultures of antiquity, challenging old myths, presenting new research and exploring... [more]

$45.95

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Cataloguing and Classification: An introduction to AACR2, RDA, DDC, LCC, LCSH and MARC 21 Standards

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Cataloguing and Classification: An introduction to AACR2, RDA, DDC, LCC,...

Fotis Lazarinis (Adjunct Lecturer, Department of Computer Science and Biomedical Informatics, University of Thessaly and the Department of Archival and Library Sciences, Ionian University, Greece.)

Bibliographic & subject control; Mathematics & Sciences

Paperback

Cataloguing and Classification introduces concepts and practices in cataloguing and classification, and common library standards.... [more]

$92.95

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Introduction to Information Science

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Introduction to Information Science

David Bawden, Lyn Robinson

Library & information sciences

Paperback

This landmark textbook takes a whole subject approach to Information Science as a discipline and is designed to be the standard... [more]

$110.00

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Ida Leeson: a Life: Not a Blue-Stocking Lady

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Ida Leeson: a Life: Not a Blue-Stocking Lady

Sylvia Martin

Biography; Biography: general; Library & information services; Gender studies: women

Paperback

Ida Leeson was no ordinary librarian. At a time when men rose to such positions... [more]

$29.99

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The Library Book

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The Library Book

Susan Orlean

True crime; Library & information services; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Social & cultural history

Paperback

The bestselling author of Rin Tin Tin and The Orchid Thief reopens the unsolved mystery of one of the most catastrophic library... [more]

$22.99

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Entangled Heritages: Postcolonial Perspectives on the Uses of the Past in Latin America

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Entangled Heritages: Postcolonial Perspectives on the Uses of the Past in...

Prof, Dr. Olaf Kaltmeier, Mario Rufer

Library & information sciences; Social & cultural history; National liberation & independence, post-colonialism; Politics & government; Human geography

Paperback

Relying on the concept of a shared history, this book argues that we can speak of a shared heritage that is common in terms... [more]

$62.99

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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander: Peoples' Health & Wellbeing

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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander: Peoples' Health & Wellbeing

Brett Biles (Lecturer, Lecturer, Charles Sturt University), Jessica Biles (Lecturer, Lecturer, Charles Sturt University)

Community & outreach services

Paperback

Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Peoples' Health and Wellbeing addresses the need to reorient mainstream health to Aboriginal... [more]

$75.00

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