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Refuge: Transforming a Broken Refugee System

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Refuge: Transforming a Broken Refugee System

Alexander Betts, Paul Collier

Society & Social Sciences; Refugees & political asylum; Human rights

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Europe is facing its greatest refugee crisis since the Second World War, yet the institutions responding to it remain virtually... [more]

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The Animals Among Us: The New Science of Anthrozoology

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The Animals Among Us: The New Science of Anthrozoology

John Bradshaw

Animals & society; Social & cultural anthropology; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Zoology & animal sciences; Domestic animals & pets

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The bestselling author of Dog Sense and Cat Sense explains why living with animals has always been a fundamental aspect of... [more]

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The Enigma of Reason: A New Theory of Human Understanding

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The Enigma of Reason: A New Theory of Human Understanding

Dan Sperber, Hugo Mercier

Psychology; Intelligence & reasoning; Popular science; Memory improvement & thinking techniques

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Reason, we are told, is what makes us human, the source of our knowledge and wisdom. If reason is so useful, why didn't it... [more]

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Sweets and Candy: A Global History

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Sweets and Candy: A Global History

Laura Mason

History; Food & society; Cookery, food & drink

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From marzipan pigs and nutty nougat to bubblegum and bonbons, Sweets and Candy looks behind the glamour and sparkle to explore... [more]

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Green Is The New Black: Inside Australia's Hardest Women's Jails

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Green Is The New Black: Inside Australia's Hardest Women's Jails

James Phelps

Biography; True crime; Prisons

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Ivan Milat, the notorious backpacker serial killer, is not the most feared person in the prison system. Nor is it Martin Bryant,... [more]

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The Craving Mind: From Cigarettes to Smartphones to Love - Why We Get Hooked and How We Can Break Bad Habits

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The Craving Mind: From Cigarettes to Smartphones to Love - Why We Get Hooked...

Judson Brewer

Abnormal psychology; Mental health services; Addiction & therapy; Health & Self-Help; Giving up smoking; Mind, body, spirit: meditation & visualisation

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A leading neuroscientist and pioneer in the study of mindfulness explains why addictions are so tenacious and how we can learn... [more]

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James Baldwin and the 1980s: Witnessing the Reagan Era

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James Baldwin and the 1980s: Witnessing the Reagan Era

Joseph Vogel

Literary studies: from c 1900 -; History of the Americas; Social & cultural history; Hispanic & Latino studies

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By the 1980s, critics and the public alike considered James Baldwin irrelevant. Yet Baldwin remained an important, prolific... [more]

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Powerplay: The Origins of the American Alliance System in Asia

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Powerplay: The Origins of the American Alliance System in Asia

Victor D. Cha

History; Regional government; Diplomacy; Geopolitics; Treaties & other sources of international law

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While the American alliance system in Asia has been fundamental to the region's security and prosperity for seven decades,... [more]

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A Manual for Writers of Research Papers, Theses, and Dissertations, Ninth Edition: Chicago Style for Students and Researchers

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A Manual for Writers of Research Papers, Theses, and Dissertations, Ninth...

Kate L. Turabian

Writing & editing guides; Study & learning skills: general; Educational material

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New edition of a classic reference work recognizes recent developments in information literacy--including finding, evaluating,... [more]

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Culture and the Course of Human Evolution

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Culture and the Course of Human Evolution

Gary Tomlinson

Music; History; Anthropology; Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Evolution

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An argument for the role of culture in human evolution, arguing that the leaps we made can only really be understood if we... [more]

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Pauline: In Her Own Words: Speeches documenting the key policy areas of concern to Pauline Hanson

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Pauline: In Her Own Words: Speeches documenting the key policy areas of...

Pauline Hanson, Tom Ravlic

History; Political leaders & leadership; Advocate - Today's World

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<p>Collection of Pauline Hanson's speeches documenting the key policy areas of concern to Hanson and One Nation including... [more]

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The Chessboard and the Web: Strategies of Connection in a Networked World

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The Chessboard and the Web: Strategies of Connection in a Networked World...

Anne-Marie Slaughter

21st century history: from c 2000 -; Social & cultural history; Social & political philosophy; Politics & government; International relations

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Concise and accessible, based on real-world situations, on a lucid understanding of network science, and on a clear taxonomy... [more]

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Roman Political Thought

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Roman Political Thought

Jed W. Atkins (Duke University, North Carolina)

History; European history; Ancient history: to c 500 CE; Ethical issues & debates; Political science & theory

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A thematic introduction to Roman political thought that shows the Romans' enduring contribution to key political ideas. [more]

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Natural Born Learners: Our Incredible Capacity to Learn and How We Can Harness It

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Natural Born Learners: Our Incredible Capacity to Learn and How We Can Harness...

Alex Beard

Philosophy & theory of education; Schools

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How will our kids succeed in the coming age of education? Combining anecdote, experience and intelligent research, education... [more]

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How to Fix the Future: Staying Human in the Digital Age

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How to Fix the Future: Staying Human in the Digital Age

Andrew Keen

Society & Social Sciences; Social forecasting, future studies; Internet & WWW industries

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Andrew Keen has been described as 'the Christopher Hitchens of the internet'. His provocative new book describes his urgent... [more]

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The Field of Blood: The Battle for Aleppo and the Remaking of the Medieval Middle East

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The Field of Blood: The Battle for Aleppo and the Remaking of the Medieval...

Nicholas Morton

History; Middle Eastern history; Medieval history; Crusades; Battles & campaigns; Advocate - History

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A history of the 1119 Battle of the Field of Blood, which decisively halted the momentum gained during the First Crusade and... [more]

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Marilyn in Manhattan: Her Year of Joy

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Marilyn in Manhattan: Her Year of Joy

Elizabeth Winder

Art & design styles: from c 1960; Film, TV & Radio; Individual actors & performers; Biography: arts & entertainment; Popular culture

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Marilyn, like you've never seen her before! [more]

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Democracy: A Life

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Democracy: A Life

Paul Cartledge

Classical history & classical civilisation; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; History of ideas; Politics & government; Political ideologies

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The 2,500 year story of democracy: how it has survived, how it has been practised, and how it has been imagined, from ancient... [more]

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Writer, Sailor, Soldier, Spy: Ernest Hemingway's Secret Adventures, 1935-1961

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Writer, Sailor, Soldier, Spy: Ernest Hemingway's Secret Adventures, 1935-1961...

Nicholas E. Reynolds

Biography; Biography: historical, political & military; Biography: literary; Espionage & secret services

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The shocking and gripping untold story of Ernest Hemingway's secret life as a spy for the OSS and NKVD before and during World... [more]

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Shooting the Messenger: Criminalising Journalism

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Shooting the Messenger: Criminalising Journalism

Andrew Fowler (Independent Journalist, Australia)

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

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If the Al-Qaeda terrorists who attacked the United States in 2001 wanted to weaken the West, they achieved their mission by... [more]

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Do We Need Economic Inequality?

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Do We Need Economic Inequality?

Danny Dorling

Social discrimination; Business & Economics; Political economy

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Although economic inequality provokes widespread disquiet, its supposed necessity is rarely questioned. At best, a basic level... [more]

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Dear Ijeawele, or a Feminist Manifesto in Fifteen Suggestions

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Dear Ijeawele, or a Feminist Manifesto in Fifteen Suggestions

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Literary essays; Society & Social Sciences

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From the best-selling author of Americanah and We Should All Be Feminists comes a powerful new statement about feminism today... [more]

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The Secret Barrister: Stories of the Law and How It's Broken

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The Secret Barrister: Stories of the Law and How It's Broken

The Secret Barrister

Memoirs; Legal profession: general; Criminal law & procedure

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An anonymous barrister writes a powerfully honest, provocative and moving first-hand account of life in the legal system and... [more]

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God's Crucible: Islam and the Making of Europe, 570-1215

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God's Crucible: Islam and the Making of Europe, 570-1215

David Levering Lewis

History; European history; Early history: c 500 to c 1450&1500; Islamic studies

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From the two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning author, God's Crucible brings to life a furiously complex age (The New York Times... [more]

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Move Fast and Break Things: How Facebook, Google and Amazon Have Cornered Culture and Undermined Democracy

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Move Fast and Break Things: How Facebook, Google and Amazon Have Cornered...

Jonathan Taplin

Ethical issues: scientific & technological developments; Demonstrations & protest movements; Business & Economics; Business ethics; Impact of science & technology on society; Ethical & social aspects of computing

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Fake news. Digital monopolies. Stealth Marketing. This is the story of how the internet - which began as a dream -... [more]

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