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Neither Devil Nor Child: How Western Attitudes Are Harming Africa

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Neither Devil Nor Child: How Western Attitudes Are Harming Africa

Tom Young

Development studies; History; African history; Politics & government

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It is time to change how we think about Africa [more]

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Best Before: The Evolution and Future of Processed Food

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Best Before: The Evolution and Future of Processed Food

Nicola Temple

Food & society; Food manufacturing & related industries; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

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Long before there was the ready meal, humans processed food to preserve it and make it safe. From fire to fermentation, our... [more]

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MI5 and Me: A Coronet Among the Spooks

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MI5 and Me: A Coronet Among the Spooks

Charlotte Bingham

Biography; Memoirs; British & Irish history; Postwar 20th century history, from c 1945 to c 2000; Espionage & secret services; Advocate - Biography

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From the bestselling author comes a beguiling comic memoir about a young woman who discovers her father is a spy (and was... [more]

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Costumes of the Greeks and Romans

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Costumes of the Greeks and Romans

Thomas Hope

History; Fashion & society

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Carefully copied from ancient vases and statuary, these early-19th-century classic line renderings combine unusual clarity... [more]

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Street-Fighting Years: An Autobiography of the Sixties

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Street-Fighting Years: An Autobiography of the Sixties

Tariq Ali

Biography; Autobiography: historical, political & military; Socialism & left-of-centre democratic ideologies; Political activism

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One of the world's best-known radicals relives the early years of the protest movement [more]

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China in the 21st Century: What Everyone Needs to Know

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China in the 21st Century: What Everyone Needs to Know

Jeffrey N. Wasserstrom, Maura Elizabeth Cunningham

History; International relations

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In this revised and updated third edition of China in the 21st Century: What Everyone Needs to Know (R) (R) Jeffery N. Wasserstrom... [more]

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Everybody Lies: What the Internet Can Tell Us About Who We Really Are

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Everybody Lies: What the Internet Can Tell Us About Who We Really Are

Seth Stephens-Davidowitz

Data analysis: general; Society & Social Sciences; Sociology; Politics & government; Economics; Advocate - Today's World

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Everybody lies, to friends, lovers, doctors, pollsters – and to themselves. In Internet searches, however, people confess... [more]

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Zebra

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Zebra

Christopher Plumb, Samuel Shaw

Animals & society; Mathematics & Sciences; Wildlife: mammals

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Zebra is a comprehensive and wide-ranging study of the natural and cultural history of this popular animal. [more]

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Bat

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Bat

Tessa Laird

Animals & society; Mathematics & Sciences; Wildlife: mammals

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In Bat Tessa Laird challenges preconceptions about these amazing animals, combining fascinating facts of bat biology with... [more]

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1983: The World at the Brink

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1983: The World at the Brink

Taylor Downing

History; Postwar 20th century history, from c 1945 to c 2000; The Cold War; International relations

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A tense, thrilling account of how, in 1983, tensions between the United States and the Soviet Union nearly caused global Armageddon.... [more]

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Natural Causes: Life, Death and the Illusion of Control

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Natural Causes: Life, Death and the Illusion of Control

Barbara Ehrenreich

Cultural studies; Illness & addiction: social aspects; Sociology: death & dying; Medicine; Medicine: general issues; Advocate - Today's World

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The bestselling author of Nickel and Dimed, Barbara Ehrenreich explores how we are killing ourselves to live longer, not better.<br... [more]

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Axiomatic

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Axiomatic

Maria Tumarkin

Literary essays; Society & Social Sciences; Advocate - Today's World

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This boundary-shifting fusion of thinking, storytelling, and meditation takes as its starting point five axioms:<br /><br... [more]

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All That Remains: A Life in Death

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All That Remains: A Life in Death

Sue Black

Biography; Memoirs; Sociology: death & dying; Forensic science

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Sue Black confronts death every day. In All that Remains she reveals the many faces of death she has come to know, using key... [more]

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The Communist Manifesto

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The Communist Manifesto

Karl Marx, Friedrich Engels

Marxism & Communism; Political manifestos

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WITH A NEW INTRODUCTION BY YANIS VAROUFAKIS The Communist Manifesto was first published in London in 1848, by two young men... [more]

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We'll Show the World: Expo 88

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We'll Show the World: Expo 88

Jackie Ryan

History; Popular culture

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World Expo 88 was the largest, longest, and strangest of Australia's bicentennial events. A shiny 1980s amalgam of shopping... [more]

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The Girl Who Smiled Beads

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The Girl Who Smiled Beads

Clemantine Wamariya, Elizabeth Weil

True stories of heroism, endurance & survival; Fiction & Literature; African history; Genocide & ethnic cleansing; Refugees & political asylum

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A riveting tale of dislocation, survival, and the power of stories to break or save usClemantine Wamariya was six years old... [more]

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The Six-Day War: The Breaking of the Middle East

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The Six-Day War: The Breaking of the Middle East

Guy Laron

History; Middle Eastern history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Military history; International relations

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An enthralling, big-picture history that examines the Six Day War, its causes, and its enduring consequences against its global... [more]

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Would the World Be Better Without the UN?

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Would the World Be Better Without the UN?

Thomas G. Weiss

Politics & government; United Nations & UN agencies

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He is not shy about UN achievements and failures drawn from its ideas and operations in its three substantive pillars of activities:... [more]

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Someone to Watch Over Me: A Portrait of Eleanor Roosevelt and the Tortured Father Who Shaped Her Life

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Someone to Watch Over Me: A Portrait of Eleanor Roosevelt and the Tortured...

Eric Burns

Biography: general; Biography: historical, political & military; History; History of the Americas; Gender studies: women; Political leaders & leadership

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A fresh and sensitive examination of Eleanor Roosevelt-one of the most remarkable Americans in history-and the tortured father... [more]

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Thunder in the Mountains: Chief Joseph, Oliver Otis Howard, and the Nez Perce War

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Thunder in the Mountains: Chief Joseph, Oliver Otis Howard, and the Nez...

Daniel J. Sharfstein

History; History of the Americas; Social & cultural history; Military history; American Civil War; Indigenous peoples

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Beautifully wrought and impossible to put down, Daniel Sharfstein's Thunder in the Mountains chronicles with compassion and... [more]

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Small Wrongs: How we really say sorry in love, life and law

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Small Wrongs: How we really say sorry in love, life and law

Kate Rossmanith

Memoirs; Penology & punishment; Health & Self-Help

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H is for Hawk meets Helen Garner: this fascinating memoir brings extraordinary insight to the huge topics of justice, love... [more]

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Cocoa

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Cocoa

Kristy Leissle

History; Food & society; International relations; International trade

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Chocolate has long been a favorite indulgence. But behind every chocolate bar we unwrap, there is a world of power struggles... [more]

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Can Government Do Anything Right?

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Can Government Do Anything Right?

Alasdair Roberts

Globalization; Politics & government; Central government; International relations

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Across the Western world, people are angry about the inability of government to perform basic functions competently. With... [more]

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Queer City: Gay London from the Romans to the Present Day

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Queer City: Gay London from the Romans to the Present Day

Peter Ackroyd

History; British & Irish history; History: earliest times to present day; Social & cultural history; Gay studies (Gay men)

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*** A Sunday Times Bestseller ***In Roman Londinium the city was dotted with lupanaria (`wolf dens' or public pleasure houses),... [more]

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Killer Instinct: Having a mind for murder

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Killer Instinct: Having a mind for murder

Donald Grant

Biography; Criminal investigation & detection

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Forensic psychiatrist Donald Grant asks, what is it about murder that fascinates us? Is it the chill whisper of fear reminding... [more]

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