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Showbiz Politics: Hollywood in American Political Life

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Showbiz Politics: Hollywood in American Political Life

Kathryn Cramer Brownell

Films, movies & cinema; History; History of the Americas; Popular culture; Political science & theory

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Takes readers behind the camera to explore the negotiations and relationships that developed between key Hollywood insiders... [more]

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The Balfour Declaration: Empire, the Mandate and Resistance in Palestine

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The Balfour Declaration: Empire, the Mandate and Resistance in Palestine...

Bernard Regan

History; Middle Eastern history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Jewish studies

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The true history of the imperial deal that transformed the Middle East and sealed the fate of Palestine [more]

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Post-Truth: How Bullshit Conquered the World

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Post-Truth: How Bullshit Conquered the World

James Ball

Cultural studies; Politics & government; Propaganda; Press & journalism

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The first guide to the buzzword of 2017 from award-winning journalist, James Ball. This book explores the idea of post-truth... [more]

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Warrior Herdsmen: Life with the Dodoth of Northern Uganda

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Warrior Herdsmen: Life with the Dodoth of Northern Uganda

Elizabeth Marshall Thomas

Rural communities; Alternative lifestyles; Animal husbandry; Travel & holiday; Travel writing

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This is the personal journal of a young American woman, living for six months amongst the Dodoth cattle-herdsmen in Northern... [more]

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The Age of Jihad: Islamic State and the Great War for the Middle East

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The Age of Jihad: Islamic State and the Great War for the Middle East

Patrick Cockburn

Islamic studies; Politics & government; Terrorism, armed struggle

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From the award-winning author of The Rise of Islamic State, the essential story of the Middle East's disintegration [more]

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Radical Happiness: Moments of Collective Joy

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Radical Happiness: Moments of Collective Joy

Lynne Segal

Social & political philosophy; Feminism & feminist theory; Socialism & left-of-centre democratic ideologies; Health & Self-Help

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What is the true meaning of happiness? Lynne Segal explores the radical potential of being together [more]

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If You Want to Blitz Your Year 12 Exams Read This Book

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If You Want to Blitz Your Year 12 Exams Read This Book

Alexandra Smith

Examinations & assessment; Educational material

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Awesome advice and amazing secrets that will help you excel in your final exams at high school. [more]

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Janesville: An American Story

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Janesville: An American Story

Amy Goldstein

History; History of the Americas; Social classes; Central government policies; Road vehicle manufacturing industry; Industrial relations

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A Washington Post reporter's intimate account of the fallout from the closing of a General Motors' assembly plant in Janesville,... [more]

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Deng Xiaoping's Long War: The Military Conflict between China and Vietnam, 1979-1991

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Deng Xiaoping's Long War: The Military Conflict between China and Vietnam,...

Xiaoming Zhang

History; Asian history; Postwar 20th century history, from c 1945 to c 2000; Military history: post WW2 conflicts; Land forces & warfare

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The surprise Chinese invasion of Vietnam in 1979 shocked the international community. In this groundbreaking book, Xiaoming... [more]

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The Korean Mind: Understanding Contemporary Korean Culture

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The Korean Mind: Understanding Contemporary Korean Culture

Boye Lafayette De Mente

History; Cultural studies; International business

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Understanding a people and their culture through code words and language. [more]

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Australia: The Vatican Museum's Indigenous Collection

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Australia: The Vatican Museum's Indigenous Collection

Katherine Aigner

Exhibition catalogues & specific collections; History; Indigenous peoples; Social & cultural anthropology; Museum, historic sites, gallery & art guides

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From the ancient Etruscans and Romans, to the Renaissance masters of Michelangelo and Raphael, the Vatican Museums represent... [more]

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The Bad-Ass Librarians of Timbuktu: And Their Race to Save the World's Most Precious Manuscripts

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The Bad-Ass Librarians of Timbuktu: And Their Race to Save the World's Most...

Joshua Hammer

History; History: specific events & topics; Terrorism, armed struggle

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To save precious centuries-old Arabic texts from Al Qaeda, a band of librarians... [more]

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Beyond the Chains of Illusion: My Encounter with Marx and Freud

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Beyond the Chains of Illusion: My Encounter with Marx and Freud

Erich Fromm

Philosophy; Western philosophy, from c 1900 -; Social & political philosophy; Psychoanalytical theory (Freudian psychology); Marxism & Communism

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First published in 1962, this is a book about Marx and Freud - the two intellectual giants of the 20th century. It introduces... [more]

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Emperor Wu Zhao and Her Pantheon of Devis, Divinities, and Dynastic Mothers

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Emperor Wu Zhao and Her Pantheon of Devis, Divinities, and Dynastic Mothers...

Norman H. Rothschild

History; Asian history; Early history: c 500 to c 1450&1500; Buddhism; Gender studies: women

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Wu Zhao (624-705), better known as Wu Zetian or Empress Wu, is the only woman to have ruled China as emperor. How did she... [more]

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10 Mindframes for Visible Learning: Teaching for Success

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10 Mindframes for Visible Learning: Teaching for Success

John Hattie, Klaus Zierer

Psychology; Educational psychology; Educational strategies & policy; Organisation & management of education; Teacher training

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The original Visible Learning research concluded that one of the most important influencers of student achievement is how... [more]

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Fearful Spirits, Reasoned Follies: The Boundaries of Superstition in Late Medieval Europe

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Fearful Spirits, Reasoned Follies: The Boundaries of Superstition in Late...

Michael D. Bailey

History; European history; Medieval history; Social & cultural history; Folklore, myths & legends

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Explores the thorny concept of superstition as it was understood and debated in the Middle Ages. [more]

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Grief Demystified: An Introduction

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Grief Demystified: An Introduction

Caroline Lloyd

Sociology: death & dying; Counselling & advice services; Psychology; Health & Self-Help

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Telling you what you need to know about grief, this book is the perfect introduction for anyone who works with the bereaved.... [more]

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Moving into Residential Care: A Practical Guide for Older People and Their Families

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Moving into Residential Care: A Practical Guide for Older People and Their...

Colleen Doyle, Gail Roberts

Care of the elderly; Health & Self-Help; Coping with old age

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Written for people making the move in to a care home, or the families and staff about to assist them, this book is an antidote... [more]

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The Quick Fix Guide to Academic Writing: How to Avoid Big Mistakes and Small Errors

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The Quick Fix Guide to Academic Writing: How to Avoid Big Mistakes and Small...

Phillip C. Shon

Writing & editing guides; Study & learning skills: general; Languages & ESL

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Need to raise your writing game? Save time and improve your grades, with this snappy guide to improving your academic writing.... [more]

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Arms and Armour of the First World War

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Arms and Armour of the First World War

Jonathan Ferguson, Lisa Traynor, Henry Yallop

History; First World War; Weapons & equipment; Military life & institutions; Militaria, arms & armour

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This book offers an extended introduction to the artillery and personal firearms of the Great War, with particular focus on... [more]

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How Much Brain Do We Really Need?

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How Much Brain Do We Really Need?

Jennifer Barnett, Alexis Willett

Physiological & neuro-psychology, biopsychology; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular psychology

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An entertaining and illuminating romp through the brain's past, present and future in search of an answer to whether we really... [more]

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The Ethical Case against Animal Experiments

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The Ethical Case against Animal Experiments

Andrew Linzey, Clair Linzey

Philosophy; Ethics & moral philosophy; Religious ethics; Animals & society

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At present, human beings worldwide are using an estimated 115.3 million animals in experiments a normalization of the unthinkable... [more]

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The Pentagon Papers: The Secret History of the Vietnam War

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The Pentagon Papers: The Secret History of the Vietnam War

Neil Sheehan, E W Kenworthy, Fox Butterfield

History; History of the Americas; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Nationalism

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The complete New York Times official report. [more]

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The Despot's Apprentice: Donald Trump's Attack on Democracy

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The Despot's Apprentice: Donald Trump's Attack on Democracy

Brian Klaas

History; Political science & theory; Political leaders & leadership; Political structures: democracy

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An ex-US campaign advisor who has sat with the world's dictators explains Donald Trump's increasingly authoritarian tactics... [more]

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Transference: The Seminar of Jacques Lacan, Book VIII

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Transference: The Seminar of Jacques Lacan, Book VIII

Jacques Lacan

Philosophy; Psychoanalytical theory (Freudian psychology)

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Alcibiades attempted to seduce Socrates, he wanted to make him, and in the most openly avowed way possible, into someone instrumental... [more]

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