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Code of the Samurai: A Modern Translation of the Bushido Shoshinshu of Taira Shigesuke

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Code of the Samurai: A Modern Translation of the Bushido Shoshinshu of Taira...

Thomas Cleary, Oscar Ratti

History; Oriental & Indian philosophy; Sociology: customs & traditions

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The Code of the Samurai is a 400-year-old explication of the rules and expectations embodied in Bushido, the Japanese way... [more]

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Revolution in the Air: Sixties Radicals Turn to Lenin, Mao and Che

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Revolution in the Air: Sixties Radicals Turn to Lenin, Mao and Che

Max Elbaum

Society & Social Sciences; Marxism & Communism; Socialism & left-of-centre democratic ideologies; Demonstrations & protest movements

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The first in-depth study of the long march of the US New Left after 1968 [more]

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Painting the Sand

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Painting the Sand

Kim Hughes

Biography; Memoirs; Special & elite forces

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Synopsis coming soon....... [more]

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In Search of the Lost Chord: 1967 and the Hippie Idea

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In Search of the Lost Chord: 1967 and the Hippie Idea

Danny Goldberg

Rock & Pop music; Social & cultural history; Society & Social Sciences; Popular culture

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A rollercoaster new history for the 50th anniversary of the `Summer of Love', from a music business veteran who was actually... [more]

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Sayyid Qutb and the Origins of Radical Islamism

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Sayyid Qutb and the Origins of Radical Islamism

John Calvert

Biography: historical, political & military; History; Islamic studies; Religious & theocratic ideologies; Terrorism, armed struggle

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Sayyid Qutb (1906-1966) is considered one of the most influential ideologues of radical Islamism. This biography rescues Qutb... [more]

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The Change: Women, Ageing and the Menopause

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The Change: Women, Ageing and the Menopause

Germaine Greer

Prose: non-fiction; Society & Social Sciences; Feminism & feminist theory; Gender studies: women

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The seminal, ground-breaking and controversial feminist text on the menopause, revised and updated When The Change was... [more]

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The Cafe de Move-on Blues: In Search of the New South Africa

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The Cafe de Move-on Blues: In Search of the New South Africa

Christopher Hope

History; Society & culture: general; Politics & government; Travel writing

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From one of South Africa's finest writers comes a powerful exploration of politics, race and population in the post-Apartheid... [more]

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The Dilemmas of Lenin: Terrorism, War, Empire, Love, Revolution

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The Dilemmas of Lenin: Terrorism, War, Empire, Love, Revolution

Tariq Ali

Biography: historical, political & military; Russian Revolution; Politics & government; Marxism & Communism

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The secret life of the man who reshaped Russia [more]

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Wellington: Waterloo and the Fortunes of Peace 1814-1852

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Wellington: Waterloo and the Fortunes of Peace 1814-1852

Rory Muir

Biography: historical, political & military; History; British & Irish history; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Warfare & defence

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From the leading Wellington historian, a fascinating reassessment of the Duke's most famous victory and his role in the turbulent... [more]

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Shame Nation: Choosing Kindness and Compassion in an Age of Cruelty and Trolling

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Shame Nation: Choosing Kindness and Compassion in an Age of Cruelty and...

Sue Scheff

Society & Social Sciences; Popular culture; Social, group or collective psychology

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A powerful and practical guide to the rise of online shaming and how to survive a digital disaster. Now in paperback! [more]

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Leadership Secrets of the Australian Army: Learn from the Best and Inspire Your Team for Great Results

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Leadership Secrets of the Australian Army: Learn from the Best and Inspire...

Nicholas Jans

Military administration; Business & Economics; Management: leadership & motivation

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Australia's military consistently punches above its weight, and its approach to leadership is the key to its success. Developed... [more]

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Wicked Mortals (#2 World of Lore)

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Wicked Mortals (#2 World of Lore)

Aaron Mahnke

Fantasy; Folklore, myths & legends

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A chilling, lavishly illustrated who's-who of the most despicable people ever to walk the earth, featuring both rare and best-loved... [more]

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Us vs. Them: The Failure of Globalism

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Us vs. Them: The Failure of Globalism

Ian Bremmer

Globalization; Politics & government; Political ideologies

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IAN BREMMER WAS NAMED LINKEDIN'S #1 TOP INFLUENCER in 2017 -------------- 'Required reading to help repair a world in... [more]

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Defining You: How to profile yourself and unlock your full potential

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Defining You: How to profile yourself and unlock your full potential

Fiona Murden

Occupational & industrial psychology; The self, ego, identity, personality; Business & Economics; Advice on careers & achieving success; Popular psychology

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Take a professional profiling assessment and discover telling insights into your behaviour, motives and results to achieve... [more]

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Dude!

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Dude!

Aaron Reynolds

Age groups: children; Children's & Educational

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An ingenious picture book that tells a complex and hilarious story using only one word: dude. [more]

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Bourdieu: A Critical Introduction

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Bourdieu: A Critical Introduction

Tony Schirato, Mary Roberts

Philosophy; Western philosophy, from c 1900 -; Social theory; Advocate - Philosophy

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Throughout his career, French philosopher Pierre Bourdieu sought to interrogate what he described as the 'social unconscious',... [more]

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Women Like Us: Feeling Overwhelmed, Overworked, Overweight And Over It?

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Women Like Us: Feeling Overwhelmed, Overworked, Overweight And Over It?...

Ellen Briggs, Mandy Nolan

Memoirs; Society & Social Sciences; Gender studies: women; Self-help & personal development

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Stand-up comedians Mandy Nolan and Ellen Briggs have joined forces for the first time to write a very funny collection of... [more]

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Inventing Ourselves: The Secret Life of the Teenage Brain

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Inventing Ourselves: The Secret Life of the Teenage Brain

Sarah-Jayne Blakemore

Age groups: adolescents; Child & developmental psychology; The self, ego, identity, personality; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science

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'Finally, a book about the adolescent brain written by someone who actually does the science! The need for intense friendships,... [more]

$35.00

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The Lost Boys: Inside Muzafer Sherif's Robbers Cave Experiments

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The Lost Boys: Inside Muzafer Sherif's Robbers Cave Experiments

Gina Perry

Biography: science, technology & engineering; Psychology; Social, group or collective psychology; Experimental psychology; Popular science

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Competition. Prejudice. Discrimination. Conflict. [more]

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Carpe Diem Regained: The Vanishing Art of Seizing the Day

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Carpe Diem Regained: The Vanishing Art of Seizing the Day

Roman Krznaric

Philosophy; Popular philosophy; History of ideas; Self-help & personal development

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Existentialism is backCarpe diem - `seize the day' - is one of the oldest pieces of life advice in Western history. In Carpe... [more]

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Growing Pains: the future of democracy (and work)

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Growing Pains: the future of democracy (and work)

Gwynne Dyer

Politics & government; Conservatism & right-of-centre democratic ideologies; Elections & referenda; Geopolitics

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We are now living in a world where Brexit and Trump are daily realities. But how did this come about? And what does it mean... [more]

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The Lion and the Unicorn: Socialism and the English Genius

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The Lion and the Unicorn: Socialism and the English Genius

George Orwell

Socialism & left-of-centre democratic ideologies

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George Orwell's moving reflections on the English character and his passionate belief in the need for political change.<br... [more]

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Against Empathy: The Case for Rational Compassion

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Against Empathy: The Case for Rational Compassion

Paul Bloom

Ethics & moral philosophy; Society & Social Sciences; Psychology: emotions; Popular science

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Guiding us expertly through the experiments, case studies and arguments on all sides, Paul Bloom ultimately shows that some... [more]

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M: Maxwell Knight, MI5's Greatest Spymaster

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M: Maxwell Knight, MI5's Greatest Spymaster

Henry Hemming

Biography: historical, political & military; History; Espionage & secret services; Warfare & defence

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*** The Sunday Times bestseller ***'Vividly imagined and prodigiously researched' Helen Davies, Sunday Times, Books of the... [more]

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Why I'm No Longer Talking to White People About Race: The Sunday Times Bestseller

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Why I'm No Longer Talking to White People About Race: The Sunday Times Bestseller...

Reni Eddo-Lodge

Social & cultural history; Society & Social Sciences; Social discrimination; Black & Asian studies; Advocate - Today's World

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Longlisted for the Baillie Gifford Prize for Non-fiction.<br /><br />'Essential'... [more]

$19.99

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