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Speak Freely: Why Universities Must Defend Free Speech

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Speak Freely: Why Universities Must Defend Free Speech

Keith E. Whittington

Ethical issues: censorship; Philosophy & theory of education; Universities; Politics & government; Law & society; Constitutional & administrative law

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Free speech is under attack at colleges and universities today, as critics on and off campus challenge the value of freewheeling... [more]

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To End All Wars, New Edition: Woodrow Wilson and the Quest for a New World Order

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To End All Wars, New Edition: Woodrow Wilson and the Quest for a New World...

Thomas Knock

History; History of the Americas; First World War; Diplomacy

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A close look at Woodrow Wilson (TM)s political thought and international diplomacy In the widely acclaimed To End All... [more]

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The Emergence of Globalism: Visions of World Order in Britain and the United States, 1939-1950

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The Emergence of Globalism: Visions of World Order in Britain and the United...

Or Rosenboim

History; General & world history; Second World War; Political ideologies; International relations

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How competing visions of world order in the 1940s gave rise to the modern concept of globalism During and after the Second... [more]

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Emmanuel Macron and the Two Years That Changed France

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Emmanuel Macron and the Two Years That Changed France

Alistair Cole

History; Elections & referenda; Political leaders & leadership

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This book looks at the period 2015-18 in French politics, which witnessed the emergence of a new political order centred on... [more]

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Following the Leader: Ruling China, from Deng Xiaoping to Xi Jinping

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Following the Leader: Ruling China, from Deng Xiaoping to Xi Jinping

David M. Lampton

History; Asian history; Social & cultural anthropology; Political structure & processes

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Tells the story of China's political elites from their own perspectives. Based on over five hundred interviews, this title... [more]

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Caravan of Martyrs: Sacrifice and Suicide Bombing in Afghanistan

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Caravan of Martyrs: Sacrifice and Suicide Bombing in Afghanistan

David B. Edwards

History; Islam; Anthropology; Social & cultural anthropology; Terrorism, armed struggle

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What compels a person to strap a vest loaded with explosives onto his body and blow himself up in a crowded street? In this... [more]

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Franklin D. Roosevelt: The War Years, 1939-1945

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Franklin D. Roosevelt: The War Years, 1939-1945

Roger Daniels

Biography: historical, political & military; History; History of the Americas; Political leaders & leadership

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Also published as volume 2 in a 2-volume set. [more]

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Bad Blood: Secrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley Startup

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Bad Blood: Secrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley Startup

John Carreyrou

True crime; Reportage & collected journalism; Corporate crime; Business & Economics; Biotechnology industries

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The shocking true story of the biggest corporate fraud since Enron, a gripping cautionary tale set amid the bold promises... [more]

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Outer Order Inner Calm: Declutter and organize to make more room for happiness

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Outer Order Inner Calm: Declutter and organize to make more room for happiness...

Gretchen Rubin

Psychology; Popular psychology

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'Do I need it? Do I love it? Do I use it?' A guide to decluttering from the international bestselling author and happiness... [more]

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Daily Rituals: Women at Work

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Daily Rituals: Women at Work

Mason Currey

The Arts: General & Reference; Literary studies: general; Gender studies: women; Business & Economics

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From Vanessa Bell and Charlotte Bronte to Nina Simone and Jane Campion, here are over one hundred and forty female writers,... [more]

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The Intelligence Trap: Revolutionise your Thinking and Make Wiser Decisions

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The Intelligence Trap: Revolutionise your Thinking and Make Wiser Decisions...

David Robson

Psychology; Intelligence & reasoning; Memory improvement & thinking techniques

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An eye-opening examination of the stupid things smart people do-and how to cultivate skills to protect ourselves from error.... [more]

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The Woman's Hour

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The Woman's Hour

Elaine Weiss

History; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Social & cultural history; Gender studies: women; Civil rights & citizenship

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The nail-biting climax of one of the greatest political battles in American history: the ratification of the constitutional... [more]

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The Nazi Hunters

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The Nazi Hunters

Damien Lewis

History; Second World War; Special & elite forces; Regiments

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The extraordinary true story of the SAS's bloody rebirth, revealed for the very first time [more]

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Broken Bonds: Surrogate Mothers Speak Out

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Broken Bonds: Surrogate Mothers Speak Out

Jennifer Lahl, Melinda Tankard Reist, Renate Klein, PhD.

Gender studies: women; Health & Self-Help; Advice on parenting

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Around the world thousands of couples and singles procure babies through surrogacy arrangements. Many people see surrogacy... [more]

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The Anthropology of Dress and Fashion: A Reader

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The Anthropology of Dress and Fashion: A Reader

Brent Luvaas , Joanne B. Eicher

Industrial: Commercial Art & Design; Material culture; Fashion & society; Sociology; Anthropology

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Anthropologists have examined how diverse human populations modify and dress their bodies since the earliest days of the discipline.... [more]

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How Population Change Will Transform Our World

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How Population Change Will Transform Our World

Sarah Harper

Social forecasting, future studies; Sociology; Population & demography; Mathematics & Sciences

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In How Population Will Transform Our World, Sarah Harper looks at fertility rates and age structures of populations in different... [more]

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The Source: Open Your Mind, Change Your Life

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The Source: Open Your Mind, Change Your Life

Tara Swart

Psychology; Self-help & personal development

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Life-changing opportunities pass us by every day - now we can train our minds to seize themSelf-help books like The Secret... [more]

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We Need to Talk About Putin: Why the West gets him wrong, and how to get him right

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We Need to Talk About Putin: Why the West gets him wrong, and how to get...

Mark Galeotti

History; Political leaders & leadership

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A The Times best book of 2019'In fewer than 150 pithy pages, Galeotti sketches a bleak, but convincing picture of the man... [more]

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How to Hide an Empire: A Short History of the Greater United States

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How to Hide an Empire: A Short History of the Greater United States

Daniel Immerwahr

History; History of the Americas; History: earliest times to present day; Colonialism & imperialism; Globalization; Political geography

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For a country that has always denied having dreams of empire, the United States owns a lot of overseas territory. The birth... [more]

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The Birth of the RAF, 1918: The World's First Air Force

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The Birth of the RAF, 1918: The World's First Air Force

Richard Overy

History; British & Irish history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; First World War; Air forces & warfare

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The dizzying pace of technological change in the early 20th century meant that it took only a little over ten years from the... [more]

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Unlike the Heart: A Memoir of Brain and Mind

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Unlike the Heart: A Memoir of Brain and Mind

Nicola Redhouse

Memoirs; Psychology

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Investigating the difference between the brain and the mind, this is a thoughtful, reflective, and intelligent examination... [more]

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Talking Sideways

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Talking Sideways

Reg Dodd, Malcolm McKinnon

Memoirs; History; Society & culture: general; Indigenous peoples

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Talking Sideways is a unique, enthralling and important contribution to the growing literature of place in Australia. Kim... [more]

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Questions I Am Asked about the Holocaust

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Questions I Am Asked about the Holocaust

Hedi Fried, Alice Olsson

Memoirs; History; The Holocaust; Jewish studies

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One of the few remaining living Holocaust survivors answers the questions children ask her [more]

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Witches: What Women Do Together

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Witches: What Women Do Together

Sam George-Allen

Society & Social Sciences; Feminism & feminist theory; Gender studies: women; Sociology: work & labour

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Covens. Girl bands. Ballet troupes. Convents. In all times and places, girls and women have come together in communities of... [more]

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The Uninhabitable Earth: A Story of the Future

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The Uninhabitable Earth: A Story of the Future

David Wallace-Wells

Social forecasting, future studies; Mathematics & Sciences; Global warming; Natural disasters

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The signs of climate change are unmistakable even today, but the real transformations have hardly begun. We've been taught... [more]

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