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Train Wreck: The Forensics of Rail Disasters

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Train Wreck: The Forensics of Rail Disasters

George Bibel

History; Forensic science; Railway transport industries; Trains & railways: general interest

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Using a mix of eyewitness accounts and scientific explanations, Bibel draws us into a world of forensics and human drama.<br... [more]

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Unconquerable: The Invictus Spirit

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Unconquerable: The Invictus Spirit

Boris Starling

Military veterans; Sports & outdoor recreation; Sporting events, tours & organisations

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`You are all Invictus, you are now ambassadors for the spirit of these games. Never stop fighting and do all you can to lift... [more]

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A Force So Swift: Mao, Truman, and the Birth of Modern China, 1949

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A Force So Swift: Mao, Truman, and the Birth of Modern China, 1949

Kevin Peraino

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

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A compelling year-long narrative of America's response to the fall of Chiang Kai-shek and Nationalist China in 1949, and Mao... [more]

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My Own Story (Vintage Feminism Short Edition)

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My Own Story (Vintage Feminism Short Edition)

Emmeline Pankhurst

Biography; Memoirs; True stories of heroism, endurance & survival; Civil rights & citizenship

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Vintage Feminism: classic feminist texts in short formWITH AN INTRODUCTION BY JESS PHILLIPSSoldier, criminal, militant, hooligan,... [more]

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The Internationalists: And Their Plan to Outlaw War

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The Internationalists: And Their Plan to Outlaw War

Oona Hathaway, Scott J. Shapiro

History; General & world history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Diplomacy; International institutions; Treaties & other sources of international law

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Since the end of the Second World War, the world has moved from an international system in which war was legal, and accepted... [more]

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Quarterly Essay #71: Follow the Leader: Democracy and the Rise of the Strongman

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Quarterly Essay #71: Follow the Leader: Democracy and the Rise of the Strongman...

Laura Tingle

History; Society & culture: general; Political leaders & leadership

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What is true political leadership, and how do we get it? What qualities should we wish for in our leaders? And why is it killing... [more]

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The Few: July-October 1940

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The Few: July-October 1940

Alex Kershaw

History; British & Irish history; Second World War; Air forces & warfare

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In the early days of World War Two when Britain stood alone against the terror of Hitler's all-conquering Third Reich, her... [more]

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What She Ate: Six Remarkable Women and the Food That Tells Their Stories

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What She Ate: Six Remarkable Women and the Food That Tells Their Stories...

Laura Shapiro

Biography; Biography: historical, political & military; Biography: literary; Biography: royalty; Food & society

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`If you find the subject of food to be both vexing and transfixing, you'll love What She Ate' Elle [more]

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In Paris: 20 Women on Life in the City of Light

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In Paris: 20 Women on Life in the City of Light

Jeanne Damas, Georgina Collins

Photography & photographs; Industrial: Commercial Art & Design; Fashion & textiles: design; Fashion & society; Lifetyle & personal style guides; Fashion & style guides

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In Paris is a window on the world's most stylish city by two quintessentially Parisian women - Jeanne Damas, the it-girl,... [more]

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Untrue: why nearly everything we believe about women and lust and infidelity is untrue

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Untrue: why nearly everything we believe about women and lust and infidelity...

Wednesday Martin

Sociology: family & relationships; Sociology: sexual relations; Sexual behaviour; Health & Self-Help; Dating, relationships, living together & marriage

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A jaw-dropping re-evaluation of everything we thought we knew about men, women, and sex. [more]

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Inside the Clinton White House: An Oral History

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Inside the Clinton White House: An Oral History

Russell L. Riley (Associate Professor and Co-Chair of the Presidential Oral History Program, Miller Center, University of Virginia)

History; History of the Americas; Postwar 20th century history, from c 1945 to c 2000; Oral history; Politics & government

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Inside the Clinton White House uses never-before-seen interviews with Bill Clinton's administration and colleagues to provide... [more]

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The Sky is Falling: How Vampires, Zombies, Androids and Superheroes Made America Great for Extremism

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The Sky is Falling: How Vampires, Zombies, Androids and Superheroes Made...

Peter Biskind

Film, TV & Radio; Popular culture; Media studies; Political ideologies

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Are Batman and 24's Jack Bauer heroic loners defending our way of life - or right-wing vigilantes attacking it? Is Avatar... [more]

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Hello World: How  to be Human in the Age of the Machine

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Hello World: How to be Human in the Age of the Machine

Hannah Fry

Popular culture; Mathematics & Sciences; Impact of science & technology on society; Popular science; Algorithms & data structures; Privacy & data protection

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As increasingly we rely on them to automate big, important decisions - in crime, healthcare, transport, money - they raise... [more]

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On Human Nature

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On Human Nature

Roger Scruton

Philosophy; Ethics & moral philosophy; States of consciousness

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In this short book, acclaimed writer and philosopher Roger Scruton presents an original and radical defense of human uniqueness.... [more]

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Why America Misunderstands the World: National Experience and Roots of Misperception

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Why America Misunderstands the World: National Experience and Roots of Misperception...

Paul Pillar

History; History of the Americas; Historical geography; Political science & theory; Central government; Geopolitics

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Paul R. Pillar ties the American public's misconceptions about foreign threats and behaviors to the nation's history and geography,... [more]

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The Academic Skills Handbook: Your Guide to Success in Writing, Thinking and Communicating at University

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The Academic Skills Handbook: Your Guide to Success in Writing, Thinking...

Diana Hopkins, Tom Reid

Study & learning skills: general; Educational material

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This is your complete guide to acing your assignments and getting the most out of your time at university, packed with tips,... [more]

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The Great Leveler: Violence and the History of Inequality from the Stone Age to the Twenty-First Century

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The Great Leveler: Violence and the History of Inequality from the Stone...

Walter Scheidel, Walter Scheidel

Violence in society; Population & demography; Business & Economics; Welfare economics; Financial crises & disasters

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An essential contribution to the debate about inequality, The Great Leveler provides important new insights about why inequality... [more]

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Darwin's Unfinished Symphony: How Culture Made the Human Mind

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Darwin's Unfinished Symphony: How Culture Made the Human Mind

Kevin N. Laland

Cognition & cognitive psychology; Mathematics & Sciences; Evolution

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Humans possess an extraordinary capacity for culture, from the arts and language to science and technology. But how did the... [more]

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Ernst Kantorowicz: A Life

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Ernst Kantorowicz: A Life

Robert E. Lerner

Biography; Biography: historical, political & military; Medieval history; Social & cultural history; Social classes

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This is the first complete biography of Ernst Kantorowicz (1895&ndash;1963), an influential and controversial German-American... [more]

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What Algorithms Want: Imagination in the Age of Computing

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What Algorithms Want: Imagination in the Age of Computing

Ed Finn

Popular beliefs & controversial knowledge; Algorithms & data structures

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The gap between theoretical ideas and messy reality, as seen in Neal Stephenson, Adam Smith, and Star Trek. [more]

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Leading from Within: Conscious Social Change and Mindfulness for Social Innovation

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Leading from Within: Conscious Social Change and Mindfulness for Social...

Gretchen Ki Steidle (Founder and President, Global Grassroots)

Charities, voluntary services & philanthropy; Business & Economics; Entrepreneurship; Management: leadership & motivation

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A roadmap for integrating mindfulness into every aspect of social change: how to lead transformation with compassion for the... [more]

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Israel's Long War with Hezbollah: Military Innovation and Adaptation Under Fire

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Israel's Long War with Hezbollah: Military Innovation and Adaptation Under...

Raphael D. Marcus

Regional studies; History; Middle Eastern history; Military history; Politics & government; International relations

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Israel's Long War with Hezbollah is both the first complete military history of the decades-long conflict between Israel and... [more]

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Franklin D. Roosevelt: Road to the New Deal, 1882-1939

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Franklin D. Roosevelt: Road to the New Deal, 1882-1939

Roger Daniels (University of Cincinnati)

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

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Franklin D. Roosevelt, consensus choice as one of three great presidents, led the American people through the two major crises... [more]

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Breaking News: The Remaking of Journalism and Why It Matters Now

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Breaking News: The Remaking of Journalism and Why It Matters Now

Alan Rusbridger

Society & Social Sciences; Media studies; Freedom of information & freedom of speech; Press & journalism

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A powerful and profound study of the news - how we read it, who controls it and why it matters - from former Guardian Editor-in-Chief... [more]

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Bobby Kennedy: A Raging Spirit

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Bobby Kennedy: A Raging Spirit

Chris Matthews

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

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Published in 2017 by arrangement with Simon & Schuster, Inc. --Title page verso. [more]

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