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How to Write: Successful Essays, Dissertations, and Exams

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How to Write: Successful Essays, Dissertations, and Exams

Chris Mounsey (University of Winchester)

Language: reference & general; Writing & editing guides; Writing skills; Reference works; Educational material

Paperback

Practical, accessible, and written by an author with extensive teaching experience, this book is essential for students wanting... [more]

$24.95

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New Oxford Rhyming Dictionary

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New Oxford Rhyming Dictionary

Oxford Dictionaries

Language: reference & general; Creative writing & creative writing guides; Technical writing; Poetry; Reference works

Paperback

This invaluable resource contains rhymes for over 45,000 words presented in a clear and user-friendly layout. Features include... [more]

$25.95

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1,339 QI Facts To Make Your Jaw Drop

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1,339 QI Facts To Make Your Jaw Drop

John Mitchinson, John Lloyd, James Harkin

Reference; TV tie-in humour; Gift books

Hardback

Following the sensational success of 1,227 QI Facts to Blow Your Socks Off, this title returns with a fresh stack of facts... [more]

$22.99

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A Dictionary of Human Geography

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A Dictionary of Human Geography

Alisdair Rogers (Keble College, University of Oxford), Noel Castree (The University of Manchester), Rob Kitchin (National University of Ireland, Maynooth)

Reference works; Mathematics & Sciences; Geography; Human geography

Paperback

This new dictionary provides over 2,000 clear and concise entries on human geography, covering basic terms and concepts as... [more]

$31.95

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An A-Z of Baby Names

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An A-Z of Baby Names

Patrick Hanks (University of the West of England)

Language: reference & general; Reference works; Health & Self-Help; Baby names

Paperback

Previously Babies' Names and now reissued, an A-Z of Baby Names provides the meanings and origins for over 2,500 first names.... [more]

$15.95

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My LIfes Journey: Memories Moments (Slipcased)

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My LIfes Journey: Memories Moments (Slipcased)

Michael Wilkinson

Reference

Mixed media product

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Kel Richards' Dictionary of Phrase and Fable

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Kel Richards' Dictionary of Phrase and Fable

Kel Richards

Language: history & general works; Reference

Paperback

Are you seeing your mates this arvo because it's been yonks? Do you shout `ave a go, ya mug to your football team from the... [more]

$24.99

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Little Oxford Dictionary of Quotations

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Little Oxford Dictionary of Quotations

Susan Ratcliffe (Associate Editor, Quotations, Oxford University Press)

Literary reference works; Reference; Dictionaries of quotations

Paperback

The perfect gift for every occasion. Packed with 4,000 quotable quotes new and old, this little book offers the words of famous... [more]

$22.95

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Theatre and Museums

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Theatre and Museums

Susan Bennett

Theatre Studies; Museums & museology; Cultural studies

Paperback

Bennett explores the relationship between theatre and museums, looking particularly at the collaborative processes that intertwine... [more]

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Oxford Dictionary of Humorous Quotations

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Oxford Dictionary of Humorous Quotations

Ned Sherrin

Reference; Dictionaries of quotations; Humour collections & anthologies

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The late Ned Sherrin's personal choice of humorous quotations, from witty one-liners to the punchlines of sparkling anecdotes.... [more]

$27.95

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Ultimate Encyclopedia of Mythology

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Ultimate Encyclopedia of Mythology

Arthur Cotterell, Rachel Storm

Reference works; Religion & beliefs; Ancient religions & mythologies

Paperback

Deals with the myths and legends of the ancient worlds, from Greece, Rome and Egypt to the Norse and Celtic lands, through... [more]

$35.95

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In the Loop & Up to Speed: Clever and Useful Business Terms Every Go-Getter Needs

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In the Loop & Up to Speed: Clever and Useful Business Terms Every Go-Getter...

Caroline Taggart

Reference works; Business & Economics; Business communication & presentation

Hardback

In the Loop and Up to Speed uncovers the origins and meanings of many useful and some not so useful phrases that can be heard... [more]

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Raupo Book of Maori Proverbs with English Translations

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Raupo Book of Maori Proverbs with English Translations

A.E. Brougham, A. W. Reed, Timoti Karetu

Language: reference & general; Dictionaries of quotations; Languages & ESL

Paperback

Proverbs (or whakatauki) express the wisdom, wit and common sense pf the Maori people. Evocative and succinct, they are great... [more]

$19.95

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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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Strine

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Strine

Afferbeck Lauder

Reference; Slang & dialect humour

Paperback

Introduced by John Clarke Do you sign on the dotted lion? Is your tea nature Orpheus rocker? Who is Charlie Charm Puck... [more]

$12.95

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Chinese Proverbs and Popular Sayings: with Observations on Culture and Language

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Chinese Proverbs and Popular Sayings: with Observations on Culture and Language...

Qin Xue Herzberg, Larry Herzberg

Dictionaries of quotations; Languages & ESL

Paperback

A collection of 500+ proverbs in Chinese and English, capturing the enduring wisdom of China, for travelers and language... [more]

$19.99

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A Dictionary of Astronomy

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A Dictionary of Astronomy

Ian Ridpath (Full-time writer and broadcaster on astronomy and space)

Reference works; Mathematics & Sciences; Astronomy, space & time; Space science

Paperback

Completely revised and updated, this dictionary contains over 4,300 entries covering all aspects of astronomy. Written by... [more]

$31.95

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Unofficial Game of Thrones Cookbook

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Unofficial Game of Thrones Cookbook

Alan Kistler

Reference works

Hardback

Synopsis coming soon....... [more]

$37.95

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Korea & Seoul Country Map: Korea & Seoul Country Map

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Korea & Seoul Country Map: Korea & Seoul Country Map

Periplus Editions

World atlases & world maps; Travel & holiday; Travel & holiday guides; Travel maps & atlases

Sheet map

<p>The&nbsp;<i>Korea Travel Map</i>&nbsp;from Periplus is designed as a convenient, easy-to-use tool for travelers. Created... [more]

$11.99

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How to Write a Better Thesis

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How to Write a Better Thesis

David Evans, Paul Gruba, Justin Zobel

Writing & editing guides; Research methods: general; Educational material

Paperback

From proposal to examination, producing a dissertation or thesis is a challenge. Grounded in decades of experience with research... [more]

$35.00

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Just My Type: A Book About Fonts

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Just My Type: A Book About Fonts

Simon Garfield

Art & Architecture; Reference works; Humour

Paperback

Describes how Helvetica and Comic Sans took over the world; why Barack Obama opted for Gotham, while Amy Winehouse found her... [more]

$24.99

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The Cambridge Photographic Star Atlas

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The Cambridge Photographic Star Atlas

Axel Mellinger (Central Michigan University), Ronald Stoyan

Reference works; Mathematics & Sciences; Galaxies & stars

Paperback

Providing a mosaic of the entire sky, this unique atlas is unparalleled in detail and completeness, making it indispensable... [more]

$80.95

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Nature's Building Blocks: An A-Z Guide to the Elements

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Nature's Building Blocks: An A-Z Guide to the Elements

John Emsley (Chemistry Department, University of Cambridge)

Reference works; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Chemistry

Paperback

Since publication of John Emsley's Nature's Building Blocks in 2003 there have been a number of new developments. Fully updated... [more]

$34.95

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Doctor Who Encyclopedia (New Edition)

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Doctor Who Encyclopedia (New Edition)

Gary Russell

Television; Science fiction; Reference works

Hardback

The Doctor Who Encyclopedia covers the Eleventh Doctor's first two seasons, plus every Ninth and Tenth Doctor story, and is... [more]

$55.00

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The Archimedes Palimpsest Publications: The Archimedes Palimpsest 2 Volume Set

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The Archimedes Palimpsest Publications: The Archimedes Palimpsest 2 Volume...

Reviel Netz (Stanford University, California), William Noel, Nigel Wilson (University of Oxford), Natalie Tchernetska

Museums & museology; Classical history & classical civilisation; Mathematics & Sciences; History of mathematics

Hardback

The result of a trailblazing project to recover lost texts from the ancient world, these books describe and illustrate the... [more]

$400.00

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