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Championing Science: Communicating Your Ideas to Decision Makers

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Championing Science: Communicating Your Ideas to Decision Makers

Roger D. Aines, Amy L. Aines

Phonetics, phonology; Communication studies; Mathematics & Sciences

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Championing Science shows scientists how to persuasively communicate complex scientific ideas to decision makers in government,... [more]

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CLARITY: What Matters MOST in Learning, Teaching, and Leading

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CLARITY: What Matters MOST in Learning, Teaching, and Leading

Lyn D. Sharratt

Organisation & management of education

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Shared expertise can make every classroom and teacher more effective. This informative book illustrates how educators can... [more]

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American Overdose: The Opioid Tragedy in Three Acts

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American Overdose: The Opioid Tragedy in Three Acts

Chris McGreal

History; Illness & addiction: social aspects

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'A riveting and urgent reckoning of colossal corruption.' - Philip Gourevitch One hundred and fifty Americans are killed... [more]

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The Golden Sequence: A Manual for Reclaiming Our Humanity

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The Golden Sequence: A Manual for Reclaiming Our Humanity

Jonni Pollard

Psychology; Mind, body, spirit: meditation & visualisation

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Meditation expert, who has coached more than 100,000 people worldwide, shares his tips for unlocking our true selves and breaking... [more]

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Responsible Parties: Saving Democracy from Itself

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Responsible Parties: Saving Democracy from Itself

Frances McCall Rosenbluth, Ian Shapiro

Politics & government; Political science & theory; Political structure & processes; Elections & referenda; Political structures: democracy

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How popular democracy has paradoxically eroded trust in political systems worldwide, and how to restore confidence in democratic... [more]

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Why Not Default?: The Political Economy of Sovereign Debt

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Why Not Default?: The Political Economy of Sovereign Debt

Jerome E. Roos

International relations; Business & Economics; Political economy; Economic history; Public finance

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How creditors came to wield unprecedented power over heavily indebted countries - and the dangers this poses to democracy.... [more]

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The Misinformation Age: How False Beliefs Spread

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The Misinformation Age: How False Beliefs Spread

Cailin O'Connor, James Owen Weatherall

Society & Social Sciences; Media studies; Social, group or collective psychology; History of science

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The social dynamics of alternative facts why what you believe depends on who you know [more]

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Thinking Off Your Feet: How Empirical Psychology Vindicates Armchair Philosophy

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Thinking Off Your Feet: How Empirical Psychology Vindicates Armchair Philosophy...

Michael Strevens

Philosophy; Analytical philosophy & Logical Positivism; Philosophy: epistemology & theory of knowledge; Ethics & moral philosophy; Popular philosophy; Cognitivism, cognitive theory

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In an original defense of armchair philosophy, Michael Strevens seeks to restore philosophy to its traditional position as... [more]

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Iran Rising: The Survival and Future of the Islamic Republic

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Iran Rising: The Survival and Future of the Islamic Republic

Amin Saikal

History; Middle Eastern history; Politics & government; International relations

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On the fortieth anniversary of the 1978-79 Iranian revolution, a definitive political picture of the Islamic Republic.<br/><br/>... [more]

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The Islamic Jesus: How the King of the Jews Became a Prophet of the Muslims

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The Islamic Jesus: How the King of the Jews Became a Prophet of the Muslims...

Mustafa Akyol

Religion & beliefs; Islam; Islamic studies

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The intriguing connection between Christianity and Islam, through the lost heresy of Jewish Christianity. [more]

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The Social Leap: How and why humans connect

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The Social Leap: How and why humans connect

William von Hippel

Society & Social Sciences; Popular culture; Social interaction

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Our chimpish ancestors were superbly adapted to a life of leaping through the trees. To survive on the savannah, they had... [more]

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It's Not Supposed To Be This Way: Finding Unexpected Strength When Disappointments Leave You Shattered

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It's Not Supposed To Be This Way: Finding Unexpected Strength When Disappointments...

Lysa TerKeurst

Christian life & practice; Psychology

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New York Times bestselling author Lysa TerKeurst unveils her heart amid shattering circumstances and shows readers how to... [more]

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Lost Kingdom: A History of Russian Nationalism from Ivan the Great to Vladimir Putin

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Lost Kingdom: A History of Russian Nationalism from Ivan the Great to Vladimir...

Serhii Plokhy

History; European history; Asian history; History: earliest times to present day; Colonialism & imperialism; Nationalism

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In 2014, Russia annexed Crimea and attempted to seize a portion of Ukraine. While the world watched in outrage, this violation... [more]

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The Science of Meditation: How to Change Your Brain, Mind and Body

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The Science of Meditation: How to Change Your Brain, Mind and Body

Daniel Goleman, Richard Davidson

Psychology; Popular science; Neurosciences; Mind, body, spirit: meditation & visualisation

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Drawing on cutting-edge research, friends and Harvard collaborators Daniel Goleman and Richard Davidson expertly reveal what... [more]

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The Actor and the Character: Explorations in the Psychology of Transformative Acting

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The Actor and the Character: Explorations in the Psychology of Transformative...

Vladimir Mirodan

Theatre Studies; Acting techniques; Occupational & industrial psychology

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Transformative acting remains the aspiration of many an emerging actor, and constitutes the achievement of some of the most... [more]

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Genetic Ethics: An Introduction

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Genetic Ethics: An Introduction

Colin Farrelly

Philosophy; Ethics & moral philosophy; Ethical issues: scientific & technological developments; Medical ethics & professional conduct; Genetics (non-medical)

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In this deftly written book, philosopher Colin Farrelly contemplates the various ethical and social quandaries raised by the... [more]

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Monash: As Military Commander

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Monash: As Military Commander

Peter Pedersen

Biography; Biography: historical, political & military; Military history; Warfare & defence

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Dr Peter Pedersen's scholarly study of Sir John Monash remains the finest analysis of Australia's best known military leader.... [more]

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Going Deep: John Philip Holland and the Invention of the Attack Submarine

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Going Deep: John Philip Holland and the Invention of the Attack Submarine...

Lawrence Goldstone

Biography: historical, political & military; History; Military history; Naval forces & warfare; Inventions & inventors; Marine engineering

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The controversial history of the attack submarine-and the story of its colorful creator, John Philip Holland-that reveals... [more]

$23.95

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National Populism: The Revolt Against Liberal Democracy

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National Populism: The Revolt Against Liberal Democracy

Roger Eatwell, Matthew Goodwin

Social & political philosophy; Politics & government; Conservatism & right-of-centre democratic ideologies; Nationalism; Political structures: democracy

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A crucial new guide to one of the most urgent political phenomena of our... [more]

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The Thin Light of Freedom: The Civil War and Emancipation in the Heart of America

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The Thin Light of Freedom: The Civil War and Emancipation in the Heart of...

Edward L. Ayers

History; History of the Americas; Military history; American Civil War; Black & Asian studies

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Winner of the Lincoln Prize A landmark Civil War history told from a fresh, deeply researched ground-level perspective.... [more]

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True You: Finding Beauty in Authenticity

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True You: Finding Beauty in Authenticity

Susan Sohn

Christian life & practice; Psychology

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Your story matters. After hundreds of honest conversations with women from around the world, Susan Sohn has come to understand... [more]

$20.00

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C. G. Jung: The Basics

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C. G. Jung: The Basics

Ruth Williams

Psychology; Analytical & Jungian psychology

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C. G. Jung: The Basics is an accessible, concise introduction to the life and ideas of C. G. Jung for readers of all backgrounds,... [more]

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America vs the West: Can the liberal world order be preserved?

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America vs the West: Can the liberal world order be preserved?

Kori Schake

Politics & government

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'The rules-based international order is being challenged ... not by the usual suspects, but by its main architect and guarantor,... [more]

$12.99

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Not Just Lucky

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Not Just Lucky

Jamila Rizvi

Psychology; Advice on careers & achieving success

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'Feisty and inquisitive - a fresh take on modern feminist issues.' Julia... [more]

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Distracted: Reclaiming Our Focus in a World of Lost Attention

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Distracted: Reclaiming Our Focus in a World of Lost Attention

Maggie Jackson

Society & Social Sciences; Psychology

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In the first edition of this groundbreaking book, Maggie Jackson sounded a prescient warning of a looming crisis- the fragmentation... [more]

$32.99

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