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Aristotle's Way: How Ancient Wisdom Can Change Your Life

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Aristotle's Way: How Ancient Wisdom Can Change Your Life

Edith Hall

Decision theory: general; History; Classical history & classical civilisation; Philosophy; Popular philosophy; Self-help & personal development

Paperback

`Wonderful and timely ... Hugely recommended' STEPHEN FRY What do you and an ancient philosopher have in common? Aristotle's... [more]

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Randomistas: How Radical Researchers Changed Our World

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Randomistas: How Radical Researchers Changed Our World

Andrew Leigh

Research methods: general; Society & Social Sciences; Popular culture; Consumerism; Social research & statistics; Clinical trials

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Randomised tests are carried out on us every day- by supermarkets, search engines, online dating sites and direct marketers.... [more]

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Skin in the Game: Hidden Asymmetries in Daily Life

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Skin in the Game: Hidden Asymmetries in Daily Life

Nassim Nicholas Taleb

Risk assessment; Popular philosophy; Macroeconomics; Management: leadership & motivation; Health & Self-Help; Popular psychology

Paperback

The bestselling author of The Black Swan and 'the hottest thinker in the world' (Sunday Times) is back with a book challenging... [more]

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Every Day a Word Surprises Me: & Other Quotes by Writers

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Every Day a Word Surprises Me: & Other Quotes by Writers

Phaidon Editors

Anthologies (non-poetry); Reference; Dictionaries of quotations

Hardback

Advice, strong opinions, and personal revelations by the world's greatest writers - exclusively researched for this new book... [more]

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A World Without  Whom: The Essential Guide to Language in the BuzzFeed Age

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A World Without Whom: The Essential Guide to Language in the BuzzFeed Age...

Emmy J. Favilla

Writing & editing guides; Reference; Impact of science & technology on society; Ethical & social aspects of computing; Digital lifestyle

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A book about language, exploring the new rules of writing in the age of social media, emojis and cyberslang. Featuring emoji... [more]

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1,101 Words2watch: A Wordsmith's Guide to Misused and Confusing Words

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1,101 Words2watch: A Wordsmith's Guide to Misused and Confusing Words

David Coe

Reference

Paperback

If it is important to say what you mean and mean what you say, you will love this book and use it often. It is a must-have... [more]

$19.95

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The Prince and Other Writings

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The Prince and Other Writings

Niccolo Machiavelli

Reference works; Social & political philosophy; Political ideologies

Paperback

The Prince primarily addresses a monarch's difficulties in retaining authority. Considered the first expression of political... [more]

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The Statesman's Yearbook 2015: The Politics, Cultures and Economies of the World

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The Statesman's Yearbook 2015: The Politics, Cultures and Economies of the...

B. Turner

Yearbooks, annuals, almanacs; Society & culture: general; Politics & government; Economics

Hardback

Now in its 151st edition, The Statesman's Yearbook continues to be the reference work of choice for accurate and reliable... [more]

$534.95  $60.00

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Media Research Methods: Audiences, Institutions, Texts

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Media Research Methods: Audiences, Institutions, Texts

Ina Bertrand, Peter J. E. Hughes

Research methods: general; Society & Social Sciences; Cultural studies; Media studies; Social research & statistics

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This text provides an accessible introduction and overview of research methods for studying media, communication and culture,... [more]

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Collins World Atlas: Essential Edition

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Collins World Atlas: Essential Edition

Collins Maps

World atlases & world maps; Travel & holiday

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Fully revised and updated reference atlas in the exciting Collins world atlas range. This atlas provides more mapping area... [more]

$24.99

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TED Talks: The official TED guide to public speaking: Tips and tricks for giving unforgettable speeches and presentations

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TED Talks: The official TED guide to public speaking: Tips and tricks for...

Chris Anderson

Public speaking guides; Reference; Business communication & presentation

Paperback

The official TED guide to public speaking [more]

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The Fashion Designer's Textile Directory: The Creative Use of Fabrics in Design

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The Fashion Designer's Textile Directory: The Creative Use of Fabrics in...

Gail Baugh

Industrial: Commercial Art & Design; Textile design & theory; Reference works

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A fabric and textile directory. It is suitable for the designers wanting to communicate their final vision through the appropriate... [more]

$45.00

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Cracking the TOEFL iBT with Audio CD

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Cracking the TOEFL iBT with Audio CD

Princeton Review

Reference works; Languages & ESL

Paperback

Accompanying MP3 CD includes audio exercises and test sections. [more]

$63.95

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The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Politics and International Relations

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The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Politics and International Relations

Garrett W. Brown (Professor of Political Theory and Global Health Policy, University of Leeds), Iain McLean (Official Fellow in Politics, Nuffield College, University of Oxford), Alistair McMillan (Senior Lecturer in Politics, University of Sheffield)

Reference works; Politics & government; Constitution: government & the state; International relations

Paperback

This dictionary is renowned for its authoritative and clear explanations of political terms, as well as its impressive coverage... [more]

$26.95

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Classic Papers in Control Theory

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Classic Papers in Control Theory

Richard Bellman

Information theory; Mathematics & Sciences; Calculus & mathematical analysis; Automatic control engineering

Paperback

Historically and technically important papers range from early work in mathematical control theory to studies in adaptive... [more]

$36.99

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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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Movie Quotes for All Occasions: Unforgettable Lines for Life's Biggest Moments

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Movie Quotes for All Occasions: Unforgettable Lines for Life's Biggest Moments...

Scheibli

Film, TV & Radio; Dictionaries of quotations; Popular culture; Trivia & quiz question books

Paperback

This one-of-a-kind collection of movie quotes and trivia spans over 100 years of cinema, and provides cinephiles of all ages... [more]

$24.99

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Pokemon Ultra Sun / Pokemon Ultra Moon Edition: Official Creaters Interviews

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Pokemon Ultra Sun / Pokemon Ultra Moon Edition: Official Creaters Interviews...

Pokemon Company International

Fiction-related items; Reference works; Computer games: strategy guides

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$46.95

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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

Paperback

James Raven, a leading historian of the book, offers a fresh and accessible guide to the global study of the production, dissemination... [more]

$33.95

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To Dare More Boldly: The Audacious Story of Political Risk

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To Dare More Boldly: The Audacious Story of Political Risk

John C. Hulsman

Risk assessment; Politics & government; Business strategy

Hardback

Ten lessons from history on the dos and don'ts of analyzing political riskOur baffling new multipolar world grows ever more... [more]

$64.99

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Forgotten Women: The Leaders

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Forgotten Women: The Leaders

Zing Tsjeng

Biography; Reference works; General & world history; Feminism & feminist theory; Gender studies: women

Hardback

The influential and rebellious female leaders that history should never have forgotten. [more]

$27.99

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Video Dungeon (Collection)

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Video Dungeon (Collection)

Kim Newman

Film theory & criticism; Fiction-related items; Reference works

Paperback

Ripped from the pages of Empire magazine, the first collection of film critic, film historian and novelist Kim Newman s reviews... [more]

$27.99

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Quotes for Nasty Women

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Quotes for Nasty Women

Linda Picone

Reference; Dictionaries of quotations

Paperback

When Donald Trump referred to Hillary Clinton as such a nasty woman women felt a jolt of recognition - and promptly turned... [more]

$22.99

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The 2018 Baby Names Almanac

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The 2018 Baby Names Almanac

Emily Larson

Directories; Health & Self-Help; Baby names

Paperback

The most up-to-date resource for baby names --Cover. [more]

$17.99

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DECIPHER: The Greatest Codes Ever Invented and How to Break Them

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DECIPHER: The Greatest Codes Ever Invented and How to Break Them

Mark Frary

Coding theory & cryptology; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

Paperback

Codes win wars, conceal state secrets, protect privacy, secure banks and transmit messages. Through forty - five of the... [more]

$29.99

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