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The Craft of Research

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The Craft of Research

Wayne C. Booth, Gregory G. Colomb, Joseph M. Williams, Joseph Bizup, William T. Fitzgerald

Language: reference & general; Research methods: general

Paperback

Includes discussion of the useful early stages of a research task: planning and drafting a paper. This title explains how... [more]

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Metaphors Be with You: An A to Z Dictionary of History's Greatest Metaphorical Quotations

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Metaphors Be with You: An A to Z Dictionary of History's Greatest Metaphorical...

Mardy Grothe

Language: reference & general; Reference; Dictionaries of quotations

Hardback

The ten best things ever said on 250 topics --page [vii]. [more]

$22.99

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The Chambers Crossword Dictionary, 4th Edition

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The Chambers Crossword Dictionary, 4th Edition

Chambers

Reference works; Hobbies, quizzes & games; Crosswords

Paperback

This dictionary provides around 290,000 references with 275,000 lexical synonyms and over 15,000 encyclopaedic words arranged... [more]

$32.99

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It's Been Said Before: A Guide to the Use and Abuse of Cliches

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It's Been Said Before: A Guide to the Use and Abuse of Cliches

Orin Hargraves (Lexicographer and language researcher)

Language: reference & general; Language: history & general works; linguistics; Dialect, slang & jargon; Reference

Paperback

In this book, Orin Hargraves provides a concise and lively guide to the most abused phrases in the English language today.... [more]

$22.95

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RHS Practical Latin for Gardeners: More than 1,500 Essential Plant Names and the Secrets They Contain

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RHS Practical Latin for Gardeners: More than 1,500 Essential Plant Names...

James Armitage

Reference works; History; Botany & plant sciences; Gardening: plants

Paperback

An ideal companion for use in the garden or when selecting new plants. [more]

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Complete Illustrated History of the First & Second World Wars

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Complete Illustrated History of the First & Second World Wars

Donald Sommerville, Ian Westwell

Reference works; History; First World War; Second World War

Hardback

A comprehensive chronicle and analysis of the two deadliest conflicts, and how they were fought. [more]

$59.95

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QI: The Third Book of General Ignorance

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QI: The Third Book of General Ignorance

John Lloyd, John Mitchinson, James Harkin, Andrew Hunter Murray

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

Paperback

The Third Book of General Ignorance gathers together 180 questions, both new and previously featured on the BBC TV programme's... [more]

$19.99

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Universal Atlas: An Atlas for the Whole Family

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Universal Atlas: An Atlas for the Whole Family

Australian Geographic

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

Hardback

The latest mapping provides an amazingly detailed view of the world with extensive geographical information beside each map,... [more]

$59.95

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The Encyclopedia of Quilting & Patchwork Techniques: A Comprehensive Visual Guide to Traditional and Contemporary Techniques

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The Encyclopedia of Quilting & Patchwork Techniques: A Comprehensive Visual...

Katharine Guerrier

Art & Architecture; Reference works; Quiltmaking, patchwork & applique

Paperback

A comprehensive visual guide to traditional and contemporary techniques for quilting and patchwork. [more]

$36.99

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The Encyclopedia of Embroidery Techniques: A Unique Visual Directory of All the Major Embroidery Techniques, Plus Inspirational Examples of Traditional and Innovative Finished Work

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The Encyclopedia of Embroidery Techniques: A Unique Visual Directory of...

Pauline Brown

Art & Architecture; Reference works; Embroidery crafts

Paperback

A unique visual directory of all the major embroidery techniques, plus inspirational examples of traditional and innovative... [more]

$36.99

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Dictionary of World Biography

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Dictionary of World Biography

Barry Jone

Biography; Dictionaries of biography (Who's Who)

Hardback

There is no other book to turn to for a comprehensive guide to historyâ??s biggest names including, to name just a fewâ?¦Homer,... [more]

$89.99

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The Mathematics of Secrets: Cryptography from Caesar Ciphers to Digital Encryption

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The Mathematics of Secrets: Cryptography from Caesar Ciphers to Digital...

Joshua Holden

Coding theory & cryptology; Mathematics & Sciences; History of mathematics; Data encryption

Hardback

The Mathematics of Secrets takes readers on a fascinating tour of the mathematics behind cryptography - the science of sending... [more]

$64.99

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Guinness World Records 2017: Gamer's Edition

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Guinness World Records 2017: Gamer's Edition

Guinness World Records

Yearbooks, annuals, almanacs; Society & Social Sciences; Computer games: strategy guides

Paperback

In this 10th edition of the bestselling Guinness World Records: Gamer's Edition, get the latest facts and stats on your favourite... [more]

$24.99

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Collins World Atlas: Illustrated Edition

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Collins World Atlas: Illustrated Edition

Collins Maps

World atlases & world maps; Geography; Travel & holiday

Paperback

A paperback edition of this fully revised general reference atlas in the exciting Collins world atlas range. Highly detailed... [more]

$38.99

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The Ultimate Ambition in the Arts of Erudition

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The Ultimate Ambition in the Arts of Erudition

Shihab Al-Din Al-Nuwayri

Prose: non-fiction; General encyclopaedias; Middle Eastern history

Paperback

Translation of: Nihaayat al-arab fai funaun al-adab. [more]

$29.99

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Knowledge: Stuff You Ought to Know

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Knowledge: Stuff You Ought to Know

Ray Hamilton

Reference; Trivia & quiz question books; Gift books

Hardback

This outrageously informative book is packed full of fascinating nuggets of history, science, literature, technology, sports,... [more]

$19.99

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You're Saying it Wrong: A Pronunciation Guide to the 150 Most Commonly Mispronounced Words - and Their Tangled Histories of Misuse

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You're Saying it Wrong: A Pronunciation Guide to the 150 Most Commonly Mispronounced...

Kathryn Petras, Ross Petras

Speaking & pronunciation skills; Reference

Hardback

For word nerds and grammar geeks, a witty guide to the most commonly mispronounced words, along with their correct pronunciations... [more]

$24.99

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Britain's Tudor Maps: County by County

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Britain's Tudor Maps: County by County

John Speed

Geographical reference; History; British & Irish history; Medieval history; Historical maps & atlases

Hardback

A stunning new edition of the earliest atlas of the British Isles, Britain's Tudor Maps: County by County reproduces the maps... [more]

$59.99

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The Vincent van Gogh Atlas

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The Vincent van Gogh Atlas

Nienke Denekamp, Rene van Blerk, Teio Meedendorp

Art & Architecture; Art & design styles: Impressionism & Post-Impressionism; Painting & paintings; Individual artists, art monographs; World atlases & world maps

Hardback

A fascinating guide to Van Gogh's itinerant life, with vibrant images and stories about the many places where he lived and... [more]

$44.99

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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

Dictionaries; Usage & grammar guides; Lexicography; 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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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

Hardback

Features a selection of 1,342 facts such as: trees sleep at night; Google searches for 'How to put on a condom' peak at 10.28pm;... [more]

$22.99

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The History and Uncertain Future of Handwriting

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The History and Uncertain Future of Handwriting

Anne Trubek

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

Hardback

The future of handwriting is anything but certain. Its history, however, shows how much it has affected culture and civilization... [more]

$32.99

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The Times Concise Atlas of the World: 13th Edition

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The Times Concise Atlas of the World: 13th Edition

Times Atlases

World atlases & world maps; Travel & holiday

Hardback

A fully revised and updated thirteenth edition of this major world atlas in the authoritative and prestigious Times Atlas... [more]

$179.99

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The Emperor Nero: A Guide to the Ancient Sources

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The Emperor Nero: A Guide to the Ancient Sources

Anthony A. Barrett, Elaine Fantham, John C. Yardley

Biography: historical, political & military; Reference works; History; European history; Classical history & classical civilisation

Paperback

<div> Nero's reign (AD 54-68) witnessed some of the most memorable events in Roman history, such as the rebellion of Boudica... [more]

$66.00

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Mosby's Pocket Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing & Health Professions

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Mosby's Pocket Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing & Health Professions

Mosby

Reference works; Medicine; Medicine: general issues

Paperback

Suitable for health professionals, this title offers information that you need, including content on diseases, procedures,... [more]

$49.00

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