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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]

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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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The Mythology Book: Big Ideas Simply Explained

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The Mythology Book: Big Ideas Simply Explained

DK

Reference works; Religion & beliefs; Ancient religions & mythologies; Folklore, myths & legends

Hardback

Eighty of the world's greatest myths and characters, from the gods of Greek mythology to the Norse heroes, retold and explained... [more]

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Game Changers: Stories of the Revolutionary Minds behind Game Theory

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Game Changers: Stories of the Revolutionary Minds behind Game Theory

Rudolf Taschner

Decision theory: general; Mathematics & Sciences

Paperback

In this lively history of game theory, a gifted math educator and science writer explains for lay readers the uses and value... [more]

$32.99

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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...

James 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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A Crash Course in Statistics

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A Crash Course in Statistics

Ryan J. Winter

Research methods: general; Psychological methodology; Mathematics & Sciences

Paperback

A Crash Course in Statistics is a short introduction to key statistical methods including descriptive statistics, one-way... [more]

$58.99

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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

Paperback

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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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]

$29.95

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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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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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An Illustrated Encyclopedia of Locomotives: Locomotives, An Illustrated Encyclopedia of

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An Illustrated Encyclopedia of Locomotives: Locomotives, An Illustrated...

Colin Garratt

Reference works; History; Trains & railways: general interest

Hardback

A detailed history of locomotive technology and the trains of the world, with 700 photographs. [more]

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The Accidental Apostrophe: ... And Other Misadventures in Punctuation

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The Accidental Apostrophe: ... And Other Misadventures in Punctuation

Caroline Taggart

Usage & grammar guides; Reference

Paperback

Sunday Times bestselling author Caroline Taggart takes her usual gentle and gently humorous approach to punctuation, pointing... [more]

$17.99

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World Encyclopedia of Destroyers, Frigates & Submarines

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World Encyclopedia of Destroyers, Frigates & Submarines

Bernard Ireland, John Parker

Reference works; History; Military & naval ships; Ships & shipping: general interest

Paperback

Charts more than a century of destroyer, frigate and submarine development, starting with the earliest vessels, through two... [more]

$35.95

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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

A timely reference work in the light of the rise of Wikileaks, GCHQ and... [more]

$29.99

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1947: When now begins

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1947: When now begins

Elisabeth Asbrink

Yearbooks, annuals, almanacs; History; History: specific events & topics; Social & cultural history

Paperback

As the clock strikes the end of the war, the time begins to turn towards a new age - the one we call now. [more]

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More Letters of Note: Correspondence Deserving of a Wider Audience

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More Letters of Note: Correspondence Deserving of a Wider Audience

Shaun Usher

Anthologies (non-poetry); Reference

Paperback

The follow-up to the phenomenal international bestseller, Letters of Note [more]

$34.99

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Big Data: A Very Short Introduction

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Big Data: A Very Short Introduction

Dawn E. Holmes

Data analysis: general; Data capture & analysis; Data mining

Paperback

An unimaginably vast amount of data is now generated by our on-line lives and businesses, At the same time, our ability to... [more]

$15.95

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The Book of Seeds: A lifesize guide to six hundred species from around the world

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The Book of Seeds: A lifesize guide to six hundred species from around the...

Paul Smith

Reference works; Mathematics & Sciences; Trees, wildflowers & plants

Hardback

This lifesize guide and essential reference reveals the extraordinary beauty, surprising diversity and importance of seeds... [more]

$59.99

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Patrick Smith's Sport: Best of 2016-2017

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Patrick Smith's Sport: Best of 2016-2017

Patrick Smith

Yearbooks, annuals, almanacs; Sports & outdoor recreation

Paperback

The articles in this must-read collection cover contributions to The Australian newspaper in 2016 and early 2017. As well... [more]

$34.99

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1,423 QI Facts to Bowl You Over

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1,423 QI Facts to Bowl You Over

John Lloyd, James Harkin, Anne Miller

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

Paperback

Presents a selection of 1,423 facts to bowl you over. This title includes facts such as: Bees can play football; cholesterol... [more]

$22.99

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Jim Murray's Whisky Bible 2018

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Jim Murray's Whisky Bible 2018

Jim Murray

Yearbooks, annuals, almanacs; Cookery, food & drink; Spirits & cocktails

Paperback

Now in it's 15th year. Jim Murray's Whisky Bible is the most comprehensive and thoroughly researched guide to whisky ever... [more]

$39.95

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The Dictionary of Dreams: Every Meaning Interpreted

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The Dictionary of Dreams: Every Meaning Interpreted

Gustavus Hindman Miller, Linda Shields

Reference works; Fortune-telling & divination; Dreams & their interpretation

Paperback

The Dictionary of Dreams provides the necessary tools to interpret almost every dream object and its hidden meaning to better... [more]

$27.99

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Star Trek Discovery: Official Collectors Edition

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Star Trek Discovery: Official Collectors Edition

Samuel Titan, Jr.

Television; Science fiction; Reference works

Hardback

The Official Star Trek Magazine journeys behind-the-scenes of the incredible new CBS All Access drama series, Star Trek: Discovery.... [more]

$29.99

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Future Noir: The Making of Blade Runner (Revised and Updated)

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Future Noir: The Making of Blade Runner (Revised and Updated)

Paul M Sammon

Films, movies & cinema; Fiction-related items; Reference works

Paperback

Originally published as Future Noir in 1996 by HarperPaperbacks. --Title page verso. [more]

$31.95

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The Dictionary of Fashion History

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The Dictionary of Fashion History

Valerie Cumming, P. E. Cunnington, C. Willett Cunnington

Industrial: Commercial Art & Design; History of fashion; Reference works; Fashion & society

Paperback

First published in 1960, A Dictionary of English Costume was monumental in scope, providing a comprehensive catalogue of fashion... [more]

$59.99

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