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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]

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Risk: A Very Short Introduction

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Risk: A Very Short Introduction

Baruch Fischhoff (Department of Engineering and Public Policy at Carnegie Mellon University), John Kadvany (Environmental Protection Agency and the US Department of Energy)

Decision theory: general; Risk assessment; Business & Economics; Economics; Business & management

Paperback

Risk is everywhere - from genetically modified crops, dams, and stem-cell therapy to heartbreak, online predators, inflation,... [more]

$16.95

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The Oxford Dictionary of Saints, Fifth Edition Revised

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The Oxford Dictionary of Saints, Fifth Edition Revised

David Farmer (Formerly Reader in History at Reading University)

Reference works; Religion & beliefs; Christianity

Paperback

The renowned Oxford Dictionary of Saints returns in a revised and updated form, providing concise accounts of the lives, cults,... [more]

$23.95

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Concise Oxford Dictionary of Quotations

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Concise Oxford Dictionary of Quotations

Susan Ratcliffe (Associate Editor, OUP)

Reference; Reference works; Dictionaries of quotations

Paperback

Based on the highly acclaimed seventh edition of the Oxford Dictionary of Quotations, this new edition includes over 9,000... [more]

$27.95

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Wheelock's Latin

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Wheelock's Latin

Frederic M. Wheelock, Richard A. LaFleur

Reference works; History

Paperback

Now in its seventh edition, Wheelock's Latin retains its signature core of authentic Latin readings, taken not only from classical... [more]

$41.95

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Islam: The Basics

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Islam: The Basics

Colin Turner

Reference works; Religion & beliefs; Islam

Paperback

Offers introduction to various aspects of Muslim belief and practice. This title covers topics such as: The Koran and its... [more]

$29.99

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Introductions to Chinese Culture: China's Museums

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Introductions to Chinese Culture: China's Museums

Xianyao Li (Beijing Normal University), Zhewen Luo

Museums & museology; History; Asian history

Paperback

A great number of objects and artifacts have been preserved on China's vast territory, many of which are now on display in... [more]

$22.95

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Routledge Encyclopedia of Translation 2nd Edition

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Routledge Encyclopedia of Translation 2nd Edition

Mona Baker (University of Manchester, UK.), Gabriela Saldanha (University of Birmingham, UK.)

Translation & interpretation; Reference works; Languages & ESL

Paperback

Presents a comprehensive overview of the academic discipline of translation studies. This book covers the history of translation... [more]

$105.00

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Oxford Dictionary of Word Origins

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Oxford Dictionary of Word Origins

Julia Cresswell (Freelance)

Dictionaries; Language: history & general works; Reference; Social & cultural history

Paperback

An accessible, lively A-Z of over 3,000 words and their origins, drawn from Oxford's unrivalled dictionary research and language... [more]

$24.95

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Bendable Learnings

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Bendable Learnings

Don Watson

Reference; Business & management

Paperback

The language of modern management has triumphed, transforming clear, everyday communication into meaningless sludge. To sound... [more]

$19.99

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The QI Annual 2011

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The QI Annual 2011

John Lloyd, John Mitchinson

Reference; Trivia & quiz question books; TV tie-in humour

Paperback

Includes a Humungous Haul of Honey, Halves, Hipsters, Hats and Health & Safety from those Highbrow Homunculi at QI! [more]

$32.99  $4.00

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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

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

$40.95

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The Dictionary of Demons: Names of the Damned

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The Dictionary of Demons: Names of the Damned

Michelle Belanger

Encyclopaedias & reference works; Satanism & demonology; Mysticism, magic & ritual

Paperback

Throughout medieval and Renaissance Europe, it was believed that a demon's true name could summon it, compel it, and bind... [more]

$51.95

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The Cambridge Encyclopedia of Language

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The Cambridge Encyclopedia of Language

David Crystal (University of Wales, Bangor)

Language: reference & general; linguistics; Reference works

Paperback

This third edition incorporates the major developments in language study since the mid 1990s. It includes major new sections... [more]

$54.95

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Macquarie: From Colony to Country

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Macquarie: From Colony to Country

Harry Dillion, Peter Butler

Encyclopaedias & reference works; History; Australasian & Pacific history; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Political leaders & leadership; Regional government

Paperback

In 1810 Lachlan Macquarie became governor of New South Wales. He ruled the colony for 12 years. The story of Macquarie's governorship... [more]

$34.99

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Longman Dictionary of Language Teaching and Applied Linguistics 4th Edition

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Longman Dictionary of Language Teaching and Applied Linguistics 4th Edition...

Jack C. Richards, Richard W. Schmidt

linguistics; Language teaching theory & methods; ELT: teaching theory & methods; Reference works; Languages & ESL

Paperback

This Dictionary is an essential tool for students of applied linguistics, language teaching, TEFL, and introductory courses... [more]

$62.99

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The Arden Dictionary of Shakespeare Quotations

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The Arden Dictionary of Shakespeare Quotations

William Shakespeare

Shakespeare studies & criticism; Dictionaries of quotations

Paperback

If you have ever been stuck trying to identify a Shakespearean quote then this is the book for you! With over 3,000 quotes... [more]

$26.99

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Indonesian Reference Grammar 2nd Edition

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Indonesian Reference Grammar 2nd Edition

James Neil Sneddon, Alexander Adelaar, Dwi Noverini Djenar, Michael C. Ewing

Language & Linguistics; Language: reference & general; Grammar & vocabulary; Reference works; Languages & ESL

Paperback

This grammar provides a comprehensive description of the structure of the Indonesian language written in a clear, non-technical... [more]

$55.00

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Troublesome Words

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Troublesome Words

Bill Bryson

Dictionaries; Usage & grammar guides; Reference

Paperback

A guide to the problems of English usage and spelling. It lets you discover whether you should care about split infinitives,... [more]

$24.99

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The Flavour Thesaurus

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The Flavour Thesaurus

Niki Segnit

Reference works; Cookery, food & drink

Hardback

A unique treasury of flavour combinations, offering endless diversion and inspiration for the creative cook. [more]

$39.99

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Science for the Nation: Perspectives on the History of the Science Museum

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Science for the Nation: Perspectives on the History of the Science Museum...

P. Morris

Museums & museology; Mathematics & Sciences; Science: general issues

Paperback

An engaging study of a great national institution. Essays explore the changing roles of museums and the perceived public role... [more]

$46.95  $8.00

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Stepping Stones: Interviews with Seamus Heaney

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Stepping Stones: Interviews with Seamus Heaney

Dennis O'Driscoll

Biography; Biography: literary; Poetry by individual poets; Literary studies: general; Literary studies: poetry & poets; Dictionaries of biography (Who's Who)

Paperback

Widely regarded as the finest poet of his generation, Seamus Heaney is the subject of numerous critical studies; [more]

$35.95

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A Field Guide to Insects in Australia

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A Field Guide to Insects in Australia

Paul Zborowski, Ross Storey

Reference works; Insects (entomology); Wildlife: butterflies, other insects & spiders

Paperback

Whether you are an amateur insect enthusiast, a student or an Entomologist, this updated and revised third edition identifies... [more]

$35.00

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Eats, Shoots and Leaves

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Eats, Shoots and Leaves

Lynne Truss

Usage & grammar guides; Reference

Paperback

Anxious about the apostrophe? Confused by the comma? Stumped by the semicolon? Join Lynne Truss on a hilarious tour through... [more]

$19.99

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The Completely Superior Person's Book of Words

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The Completely Superior Person's Book of Words

Peter Bowler

Usage & grammar guides; Reference; Humour

Hardback

'Words are not only tools; they are also weapons.' This volume provides words to help you wriggle out of sticky debates, deal... [more]

$35.00

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