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Chineasy for Travellers

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Chineasy for Travellers

ShaoLan

Language teaching & learning (other than ELT); Reference works; Travel tips & advice: general; Travel & holiday guides; Languages & ESL

Paperback

The essential Chineasy guide to characters, words and phrases, culture and traditions for travellers of all types, in a pocket-size... [more]

$14.99

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Abbotsford to Zion: The Story of Scottish Place-names Around the World

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Abbotsford to Zion: The Story of Scottish Place-names Around the World

Elspeth Wills

Place names & gazetteers; History; General & world history; History: specific events & topics

Paperback

A fascinating exploration of why Scottish place-names appear in some of the most far-flung places around the globe, from Antarctica... [more]

$22.99  $6.00

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1,411 QI Facts To Knock You Sideways

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1,411 QI Facts To Knock You Sideways

John Lloyd, John Mitchinson, James Harkin

Reference; TV tie-in humour; Gift books

Hardback

Includes facts such as: Orchids can get jetlag; lizards can't walk and breathe at the same time; there are 177,147 ways to... [more]

$22.99  $10.00

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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]

$71.95  $15.00

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Know Your Numbers: Little Quick Fix

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Know Your Numbers: Little Quick Fix

John MacInnes

Research methods: general; Educational material

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The Know Your Numbers Little Quick Fix teaches students easy ways to nail the basic numbers, but also why it's important.... [more]

$19.99

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A Mind at Play: How Claude Shannon Invented the Information Age

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A Mind at Play: How Claude Shannon Invented the Information Age

Jimmy Soni, Rob Goodman

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Information theory; Mathematics & Sciences; History of engineering & technology

Paperback

The fascinating life and times of one of the foremost intellects of the twentieth century: Claude Shannon-the neglected architect... [more]

$31.95

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Research Proposal: Little Quick Fix

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Research Proposal: Little Quick Fix

Zina O'Leary

Research methods: general; Educational material

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Zina O'Leary's Research Proposal Little Quick Fix gives you a clever, beautiful workbook packed with real life examples to... [more]

$19.99

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Research Question: Little Quick Fix

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Research Question: Little Quick Fix

Zina O'Leary

Research methods: general; Study & learning skills: general; Educational material

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Zina O'Leary's Research Question Little Quick Fix teaches students how to find their interest, hone it to a topic, and turn... [more]

$18.99

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Big Book Of Hacks: 250 Amazing DIY Tech Projects

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Big Book Of Hacks: 250 Amazing DIY Tech Projects

Editors Of Popular Science

Reference works; Mathematics & Sciences; Technology: general issues; Handicrafts, decorative arts & crafts

Paperback

In this paperback reboot of the popular 2012 title, readers will find a collection of the most up-to-date and thrilling DIY... [more]

$31.95

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Birds of the Greater Sundas, the Philippines, and Wallacea

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Birds of the Greater Sundas, the Philippines, and Wallacea

Norman Arlott

Reference works; Wildlife: birds & birdwatching; The Earth: natural history general

Paperback

A comprehensive illustrated guide to the birds of the Greater Sundas, the Philippines, and Wallacea Birds of the Greater... [more]

$54.95

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A Dictionary of Law

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A Dictionary of Law

Jonathan Law (Market House Books)

Reference works; Laws of Specific jurisdictions

Paperback

This bestselling dictionary contains over 4,800 clear and concise entries on all aspects of English law. Now in its ninth... [more]

$26.95

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Oxford Dictionary of Electronics and Electrical Engineering

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Oxford Dictionary of Electronics and Electrical Engineering

Andrew Butterfield, John Szymanski

Reference works; Mathematics & Sciences; Electrical engineering; Electronics engineering

Paperback

This dictionary includes 5,000 definitions of the terms, theories, and practices in the area of electronics and electrical... [more]

$26.95

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Research Skills for Teachers: From Research Question to Research Design

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Research Skills for Teachers: From Research Question to Research Design...

Beverley Moriarty

Research methods: general; Education

Paperback

Understanding research principles and developing a small-scale research project is increasingly required of both pre-service... [more]

$55.00

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World Press Photo 2018

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World Press Photo 2018

World Press Photo

Photographic reportage; Yearbooks, annuals, almanacs

Paperback

Presents the results of the World Press Photo contest, described by the British Journal of Photography as `the premier competition... [more]

$35.00

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The Book Smugglers of Timbuktu: The Quest for This Storied City and the Race to Save its Treasures

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The Book Smugglers of Timbuktu: The Quest for This Storied City and the...

Charlie English

Museums & museology; History; African history; 21st century history: from c 2000 -

Paperback

`An exemplary work of investigative journalism that is also a wonderfully colourful book of history and travel' Observer,... [more]

$22.99

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Cockpit Confidential: Everything You Need to Know about Air Travel: Questions, Answers, and Reflections

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Cockpit Confidential: Everything You Need to Know about Air Travel: Questions,...

Patrick Smith

Reference works; Aircraft: general interest; Travel & holiday; Travel tips & advice: general

Paperback

A new edition of the New York Times bestselling book about the strange and misunderstood world of commercial flying. [more]

$24.99

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Chance Particulars: A Writer's Field Notebook for Travelers, Bloggers, Essayists, Memoirists, Novelists, Journalists, Adventurers, Naturalists, Sketchers, and Other Note-Takers and Recorders of Life

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Chance Particulars: A Writer's Field Notebook for Travelers, Bloggers, Essayists,...

Sara Mansfield Taber

Language: reference & general; Creative writing & creative writing guides; Reference works; The environment

Paperback

With this book in hand, you will be able to recreate times and places, conjure up intricate character portraits, and paint... [more]

$36.99

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The CIA World Factbook 2018-2019

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The CIA World Factbook 2018-2019

Central Intelligence Agency

Reference; Yearbooks, annuals, almanacs; Politics & government

Paperback

The ultimate, comprehensive guide to country-by-country statistics around... [more]

$31.95

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Everybody Lies: What the Internet Can Tell Us About Who We Really Are

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Everybody Lies: What the Internet Can Tell Us About Who We Really Are

Seth Stephens-Davidowitz

Data analysis: general; Society & Social Sciences; Sociology; Politics & government; Economics

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Everybody lies, to friends, lovers, doctors, pollsters – and to themselves. In Internet searches, however, people confess... [more]

$19.99

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1,342 QI Facts To Leave You Flabbergasted

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1,342 QI Facts To Leave You Flabbergasted

John Lloyd, John Mitchinson, James Harkin

Reference; TV tie-in humour; Gift books

Paperback

1 in 3 children pretend to believe in Santa Claus to keep their parents happy. Nobody knows why the Oscars are called the... [more]

$17.99

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The Art Lover's Quotation Book

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The Art Lover's Quotation Book

Jo Brielyn

Anthologies (non-poetry); Reference; Gift books

Hardback

What is art? Art is beauty; art is love; art is anything you want it to be. In short, art is creativity in tangible form,... [more]

$22.99

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The British Museum: Storehouse of Civilizations

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The British Museum: Storehouse of Civilizations

James Hamilton

Museums & museology; History; Social & cultural history

Hardback

A concise history of one of the world's greatest and most comprehensive museum collections, from its founding in 1753 to the... [more]

$39.99

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The Legend of Zelda Encyclopedia

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The Legend of Zelda Encyclopedia

Nintendo

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

Hardback

This, the last of the Goddess Collection trilogy which includes Hyrule Historia and Art & Artifacts, is a treasure trove... [more]

$69.95

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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

Paperback

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

$29.99

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