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50 Speeches That Made the Modern World: Famous Speeches from Women's Rights to Human Rights

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50 Speeches That Made the Modern World: Famous Speeches from Women's Rights...

Chambers

Reference; Dictionaries of quotations

Hardback

A collection of 50 of the most significant speeches from around the globe that demonstrably changed the modern world and analysis... [more]

$35.00

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When We Are No More: How Digital Memory Is Shaping Our Future

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When We Are No More: How Digital Memory Is Shaping Our Future

Abby Smith Rumsey

Storage, maintenance & preservation of collections; History: specific events & topics; Society & Social Sciences

Paperback

Examines how humanity records and passes on its culture to future generations, from the libraries of antiquity to the excess... [more]

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Guinness World Records 2017

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Guinness World Records 2017

Buzz Aldrin

Reference; General encyclopaedias; Yearbooks, annuals, almanacs

Hardback

The ultimate annual book of records is back and crammed with more than ever before! Guinness World Records 2017 is bursting... [more]

$44.99

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Atlas of Improbable Places: A Journey to the World's Most Unusual Corners

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Atlas of Improbable Places: A Journey to the World's Most Unusual Corners...

Travis Elborough

World atlases & world maps; History; General & world history; Geography

Hardback

Atlas of Improbable Places shows the modern world from surprising new vantage points that will inspire urban explorers and... [more]

$39.99

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Museum of the History of Science, Oxford

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Museum of the History of Science, Oxford

Silke Ackermann

Museums & museology; Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Museum, historic sites, gallery & art guides

Paperback

Part of the acclaimed Director's Choice series, an insight is offered into the Museum of the History of Science by the Director's... [more]

$34.99

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Collins World Atlas: Paperback Edition

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Collins World Atlas: Paperback Edition

Collins Maps

World atlases & world maps; Travel & holiday

Paperback

The clear and detailed mapping in this bestselling Collins world atlas has been brought fully up-to-date to reflect all recent... [more]

$15.99

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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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Morbid Curiosities: Collections of the Uncommon and the Bizarre: Collections of the Uncommon and the Bizarre

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Morbid Curiosities: Collections of the Uncommon and the Bizarre: Collections...

Paul Gambino

Reference; Antiques & collectables: buyer's guides

Hardback

Offers insight into the strange world of collectors of the macabre. This title features 17 unique collections and an extensive... [more]

$49.95

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The Australian National Dictionary: Australian Words and Their Origins (Second Edition)

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The Australian National Dictionary: Australian Words and Their Origins (Second...

Bruce Moore (Editor)

Language: reference & general; Dictionaries; Language: history & general works; Historical & comparative linguistics; Reference works

Hardback

The Australian National Dictionary 2e is the only comprehensive, historically based record of the words and meanings that... [more]

$145.00

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Possession: The Curious History of Private Collectors from Antiquity to the Present

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Possession: The Curious History of Private Collectors from Antiquity to...

Erin Thompson

Art & Architecture; Museums & museology; Social & cultural history

Hardback

A riveting account of private art collectors' passion from Roman times to the present [more]

$41.95

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The Mapmakers' World: A Cultural History of the European World Map

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The Mapmakers' World: A Cultural History of the European World Map

Marjo Nurminen

History of art & design styles: c 1400 to c 1600; World atlases & world maps; History; Ancient history: to c 500 CE; Early modern history: c 1450 to c 1700; Postwar 20th century history, from c 1945 to c 2000

Hardback

The Mapmakers' World illuminates the cultural history of European world maps: what do historical world maps tell of us, of... [more]

$125.00

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The Oxford Dictionary of Philosophy

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The Oxford Dictionary of Philosophy

Simon Blackburn

Reference works; Philosophy

Paperback

This dictionary is written by one of the leading philosophers of our time, and it is recognized as the best dictionary of... [more]

$27.95

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Practical Encyclopedia of Home Remedies & Natural Therapies

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Practical Encyclopedia of Home Remedies & Natural Therapies

Mark Evans

Reference works; Medicine; Complementary therapies, healing & health

Paperback

An illustrated guide to a range of natural health treatments and remedies, with 1250 photographs. [more]

$35.95

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Mosby's Medical Dictionary

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Mosby's Medical Dictionary

Mosby

Reference works; Medicine; Medicine: general issues

Hardback

Provides definitions of a variety of medical terms, especially those pertaining to anatomy, equipment, pathophysiology, skin... [more]

$52.00

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Illustrated Encylopedia of Machine Guns

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Illustrated Encylopedia of Machine Guns

Will Fowler, Patrick Sweeney

Reference works; History; Militaria, arms & armour; Small firearms, guns & other equipment

Paperback

This authoritative volume reveals the remarkable history of the machine gun, with a country-by-country directory of 160 classic... [more]

$23.95

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Atlas of Cursed Places: A Travel Guide to Dangerous and Frightful Destinations

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Atlas of Cursed Places: A Travel Guide to Dangerous and Frightful Destinations...

Olivier Le Carrer

Geographical reference; History; Travel writing

Paperback

Oliver Le Carrer brings us a fascinating history and armchair journey to the world's most dangerous and frightful places,... [more]

$45.00

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Speak Easy: The essential guide to speaking in public

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Speak Easy: The essential guide to speaking in public

Maggie Eyre

Public speaking guides; Reference; Self-help & personal development

Paperback

Maggie Eyre has over 30 years' experience as a media trainer, communications consultant and performer. In Speak Easy, she... [more]

$29.99

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Oxford Dictionary of Chemistry

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Oxford Dictionary of Chemistry

Richard Rennie (University of Cambridge), Jonathan Law (Market House Books)

Reference works; Mathematics & Sciences; Inorganic chemistry; Organic chemistry; Physical chemistry

Paperback

Fully revised and updated, the seventh edition of this dictionary covers all aspects of chemistry, including physical and... [more]

$29.95

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World political Pacific centred handy

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World political Pacific centred handy

World atlases & world maps; Travel & holiday

Other merchandise

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$14.95

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Even More Things That Nobody Knows: 501 Further Mysteries of Life, the Universe and Everything

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Even More Things That Nobody Knows: 501 Further Mysteries of Life, the Universe...

William Hartston (Author)

Reference works; Mathematics & Sciences

Paperback

A fascinating and unputdownable exploration of the limits of human knowledge of our planet, its history and culture, and the... [more]

$29.99

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Between You & Me: Confessions of a Comma Queen

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Between You & Me: Confessions of a Comma Queen

Mary Norris

Usage & grammar guides; Language: history & general works; Reference

Paperback

The most irreverent and enjoyable book on language since Eats, Shoots & Leaves. [more]

$22.99

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New Oxford Style Manual

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New Oxford Style Manual

Oxford University Press

Language: reference & general; Usage & grammar guides; Writing & editing guides; Reference works

Hardback

Combining the recently updated editions of New Hart's Rules and the New Oxford Dictionary for Writers and Editors in a single... [more]

$65.95

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Worst Words: A New Compendium of Contemporary Cant and Gibberish

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Worst Words: A New Compendium of Contemporary Cant and Gibberish

Don Watson

Language: history & general works; Reference

Paperback

The level of customer-centric vigilance remains below acceptable benchmarks and weasel words continue to fill our mailboxes,... [more]

$29.99

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Investigating Sherlock: The Unofficial Guide

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Investigating Sherlock: The Unofficial Guide

Nikki Stafford

Television; Fiction-related items; Reference works

Paperback

A companion to the BBC show. Examines each episode, exploring the character development and cataloging every reference to... [more]

$22.99

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Visual Research Methods in Educational Research

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Visual Research Methods in Educational Research

Julianne Moss, Barbara Pini

Research methods: general; Education

Hardback

Have you noticed there is a burgeoning take up of visual research in education? Are you considering using visual research... [more]

$251.95  $30.00

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