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A History of Tokyo 1867-1989: From EDO to SHOWA: The Emergence of the World's Greatest City

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A History of Tokyo 1867-1989: From EDO to SHOWA: The Emergence of the World's...

Edward Seidensticker, Donald Richie

History; Asian history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Urban communities

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This is a freaking great book and I highly recommend it if you are passionate about the history of 'the world's greatest city,'... [more]

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Foundations of Primary Mathematics Education: An Introduction to Curriculum, Pedagogy and Content

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Foundations of Primary Mathematics Education: An Introduction to Curriculum,...

John West, Fiona Budgen

Primary & middle schools; Teaching of a specific subject; Educational: Mathematics & numeracy

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Many pre-service teachers admit to feeling unsure about the mathematics they will have to teach in primary school. Others... [more]

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Historical Thinking for History Teachers: A New Approach to Engaging Students and Developing Historical Consciousness

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Historical Thinking for History Teachers: A New Approach to Engaging Students...

Tim Allender, Anna Clark, Robert Parkes

Teaching of a specific subject; Educational: History

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Effective Australian history education has never been more important for the development of critically aware and thoughtful... [more]

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Mastering Academic Writing

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Mastering Academic Writing

Boba Samuels, Emmy Misser

Technical writing; Universities; Educational material

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This new academic writing guide coaches you through the trials and tribulations of transitioning to postgraduate studies from... [more]

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The Tantrum Survival Guide: Tune In to Your Toddler's Mind (and Your Own) to Calm the Craziness and Make Family Fun Again

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The Tantrum Survival Guide: Tune In to Your Toddler's Mind (and Your Own)...

Rebecca Schrag Hershberg

Counselling & advice services; Psychotherapy; Health & Self-Help

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If you are the parent of a toddler or preschooler, chances are you know a thing or two about tantrums. While those epic meltdowns... [more]

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The Social Life of Books: Reading Together in the Eighteenth-Century Home

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The Social Life of Books: Reading Together in the Eighteenth-Century Home...

Abigail Williams

British & Irish history; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Social & cultural history; Material culture

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A vivid exploration of the evolution of reading as an essential social and domestic activity during the eighteenth century... [more]

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How to Explain Absolutely Anything to Absolutely Anyone: The art and science of teacher explanation

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How to Explain Absolutely Anything to Absolutely Anyone: The art and science...

Andy Tharby

Teaching skills & techniques

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In How to Explain Absolutely Anything to Absolutely Anyone: The art and science of teacher explanation, Andy Tharby talks... [more]

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The Ideas Industry: How Pessimists, Partisans, and Plutocrats are Transforming the Marketplace of Ideas

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The Ideas Industry: How Pessimists, Partisans, and Plutocrats are Transforming...

Daniel W. Drezner

History of ideas; Social & cultural anthropology; Politics & government

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Daniel W. Drezner's The Ideas Industry looks at how we have moved from a world of public intellectuals to today's thought... [more]

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By More Than Providence: Grand Strategy and American Power in the Asia Pacific Since 1783

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By More Than Providence: Grand Strategy and American Power in the Asia Pacific...

Michael J. Green

History; Asian history; History of the Americas; Diplomacy

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In a history that spans the eighteenth century to the present, Michael J. Green follows the development of U.S. strategic... [more]

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Hearts And Minds: The Untold Story of the Great Pilgrimage and How Women Won the Vote

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Hearts And Minds: The Untold Story of the Great Pilgrimage and How Women...

Jane Robinson

History; Social & cultural history; Feminism & feminist theory; Gender studies: women; Civil rights & citizenship; Demonstrations & protest movements

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'Inspiring and moving' - ObserverSet against the colourful background of the entire campaign for women to win the vote, Hearts... [more]

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The Pharaoh's Treasure: The Origins of Paper and the Rise of Western Civilization

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The Pharaoh's Treasure: The Origins of Paper and the Rise of Western Civilization...

John Gaudet

History; Ancient history: to c 500 CE; Society & culture: general

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How the invention of paper, a material prized by both scholars and kings, allowed information and ideas to shape humanity... [more]

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Happy Singlehood: The Rising Acceptance and Celebration of Solo Living

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Happy Singlehood: The Rising Acceptance and Celebration of Solo Living

Elyakim Kislev

Society & Social Sciences; Popular culture; Gender studies, gender groups; Gender studies: women; Sociology: family & relationships

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Happy Singlehood charts a way forward for singles to live life on their terms, and shows how everyone--single or coupled--can... [more]

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The Culture of AI: Everyday Life and the Digital Revolution

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The Culture of AI: Everyday Life and the Digital Revolution

Anthony Elliott

Society & Social Sciences; Sociology

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In this ground-breaking book, Cambridge-trained sociologist Anthony Elliott... [more]

$62.99

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Whiplash: How to Survive Our Faster Future

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Whiplash: How to Survive Our Faster Future

Joi Ito, Jeff Howe

Society & culture: general; Business & Economics; Business strategy; Management & management techniques; Information technology industries; Impact of science & technology on society

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This brilliant and provocative (Walter Isaacson) guide shares nine principles to adapt and survive the technological changes... [more]

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The Hard Facts of the Grimms' Fairy Tales: Expanded Edition

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The Hard Facts of the Grimms' Fairy Tales: Expanded Edition

Maria Tatar

Literary theory; Literary studies: fiction, novelists & prose writers; Religion & beliefs; Folklore, myths & legends

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Murder, mutilation, cannibalism, infanticide, and incest: the darker side of classic fairy tales is the subject of this groundbreaking... [more]

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Elastic: Flexible Thinking in a Constantly Changing World

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Elastic: Flexible Thinking in a Constantly Changing World

Leonard Mlodinow

Psychology; Neurosciences; Memory improvement & thinking techniques

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What do Pokemon Go and Mary Shelley's Frankenstein have in common? Why do some businesses survive, and others fail at the... [more]

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Marlene Dietrich - The Life

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Marlene Dietrich - The Life

Maria Riva

Film, TV & Radio; Individual actors & performers; Dance & Performing arts; Biography: general; Biography: arts & entertainment; Gender studies: women

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The twenty-fifth anniversary edition of the landmark biography that tells the full-scale, riveting, and untold story of Marlene... [more]

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Rather His Own Man

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Rather His Own Man

Geoffrey Robertson, QC

Biography; Autobiography: general; Legal profession: general

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A witty, engrossing and sometimes poignant memoir. [more]

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The Human Tide: How Population Shaped the Modern World

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The Human Tide: How Population Shaped the Modern World

Paul Morland

History; General & world history; Population & demography

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A dazzling new history of the modern world, as told through the remarkable story of population change. [more]

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The End of Procrastination: How to stop postponing and live a fulfilled life

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The End of Procrastination: How to stop postponing and live a fulfilled...

Petr Ludwig

Psychology; Advice on careers & achieving success

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Explains why we all procrastinate and arms us with weapons to help defeat this powerful foe and live life to its full potential... [more]

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Lab Rats: Why Modern Work Makes People Miserable

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Lab Rats: Why Modern Work Makes People Miserable

Dan Lyons

Society & Social Sciences; Office & workplace; Humour

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An hilarious and terrifying expose of the brave new world of work, explaining why it has all gone wrong and how we can regain... [more]

$29.99

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The Lost Founding Father: John Quincy Adams and the Transformation of American Politics

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The Lost Founding Father: John Quincy Adams and the Transformation of American...

William J. Cooper

Biography: historical, political & military; History; History of the Americas; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Constitution: government & the state; Political leaders & leadership

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A vivid and convincing account of one of the most significant-but too often overlooked-figures in our history. -Jon Meacham,... [more]

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Bob Dylan and the British Sixties: A Cultural History

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Bob Dylan and the British Sixties: A Cultural History

Tudor Jones

Music; Theory of music & musicology; Rock & Pop music; British & Irish history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Politics & government

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Britain played a key role in Bob Dylan's career in the 1960s. He visited Britain on several occasions and performed across... [more]

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How to Be Human: The Manual

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How to Be Human: The Manual

Ruby Wax

Social & cultural anthropology; Psychology; History of science; Evolution; Coping with stress; Popular psychology

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With a little help from a monk, and a neuroscientist, Ruby Wax answers every question you've ever had about- evolution, thoughts,... [more]

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Love for Imperfect Things: How to Accept Yourself in a World Striving for Perfection

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Love for Imperfect Things: How to Accept Yourself in a World Striving for...

Haemin Sunim

Psychology; The self, ego, identity, personality; Assertiveness, motivation & self-esteem; Mind, Body, Spirit: thought & practice; Mind, body, spirit: meditation & visualisation

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No one is perfect. But that doesn't stop us from imagining ourselves smarter, funnier, richer, or thinner, and how much happier... [more]

$24.99

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