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Picture of The Passage West: Philosophy and Globalism.

The Passage West: Philosophy and Globalism.

Marramao, Giacomo and Mandarini, Matteo.

Marramao takes us into the paradoxical nature of the contemporary global environment. He s...

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Picture of The Sister Queens: Isabella and Catherine de Valois.

The Sister Queens: Isabella and Catherine de Valois.

McGrigor, Mary.

Both were the daughters of King Charles VI of France and both women were Queens of Englan...

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Picture of Young Ovid: An Unfinished Biography.

Young Ovid: An Unfinished Biography.

Middlebrook, Diane.

There's very little evidence for him in the historical sources, so the author extrapolates...

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Picture of Sir Walter Ralegh: Poems Selected by Ruth Padel.

Sir Walter Ralegh: Poems Selected by Ruth Padel.

Padel, Ruth (ed.).

Padel offers insights into the work of Walter Raleigh, poet, scholar, soldier and explorer...

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Picture of The Man with the Poison Gun.

The Man with the Poison Gun.

Plokhy, Serhii.

This classic old-school Cold War spy tale is delivered by Plokhy’s riveting account of how...

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Picture of Pocket Giants: Henry V.

Pocket Giants: Henry V.

Pollard, A. J.

Even before he died, the heroic myth (later enshrined by Shakespeare) was being created. H...

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Picture of Backstairs Billy: The Life of William Tallon: The Queen Mother's Most Devoted Servant.

Backstairs Billy: The Life of William Tallon: The Queen Mother's Most Devoted Servant.

Quinn, Tom.

William Tallon spent more than half a century working for the royal family at Buckingham P...

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Picture of The comrade from Milan.

The comrade from Milan.

Rossanda, Rossana.

The author discusses her participation in the Italian resistance movement during World War...

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Picture of Pocket Giants: Abraham Lincoln.

Pocket Giants: Abraham Lincoln.

Smith, Adam I. P.

Abraham Lincoln is a figure who symbolises the United States of America; an intellectual m...

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Picture of Pocket Giants: Robert the Bruce.

Pocket Giants: Robert the Bruce.

Watson, Fiona.

He became a military leader of consummate genius, throwing away the rulebook of medieval w...

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Picture of Mary Boleyn: The Mistress of Kings.

Mary Boleyn: The Mistress of Kings.

Weir, Alison.

Little is known about Mary, and there's much more conjecture than fact, but Weir has put t...

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Picture of Pacific: The Ocean of the Future.

Pacific: The Ocean of the Future.

Winchester, Simon.

Winchester takes us on a chronological journey starting with the testing of A-bombs at the...

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Picture of Sonnets.

Sonnets.

Belli, Giuseppe Gioachino.

Belli was an Italian poet of the 19th century who was most famous for the sonnets that he ...

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Picture of The Habit of Art.

The Habit of Art.

Bennett, Alan.

A play about W. H. Auden, Benjamin Britten, their biographer, and a rent-boy and a theatre...

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Picture of Campbell's Weather Compendium.

Campbell's Weather Compendium.

Campbell, Harry.

How big was the largest-known snowflake? What is the speed of a falling raindrop? How many...

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Picture of The Hope of Things to Come: Anglicanism and the Future.

The Hope of Things to Come: Anglicanism and the Future.

Chapman, Mark D. (ed.).

A collection of essays that focuses on linking the past, present and future of Anglicanism...

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Picture of A Jane Austen Miscellany: Sisters, Suitors, Familes, Friends.

A Jane Austen Miscellany: Sisters, Suitors, Familes, Friends.

Cleary, Kristen Maree and Sommer, Robin Langley (eds.).

Here are well-selected extracts from Austen's novels pertaining particularly to sisters, s...

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Picture of The Early Science Fiction of Philip K. Dick: Volume 2.

The Early Science Fiction of Philip K. Dick: Volume 2.

Dick, Philip K.

Philip K. Dick was a prolific science fiction writer, whose career started in the 1950s an...

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Picture of The Mindspan Diet: Reduce Alzheimer's Risk, Minimize Memory Loss, and Keep Your Brain Young.

The Mindspan Diet: Reduce Alzheimer's Risk, Minimize Memory Loss, and Keep Your Brain Young.

Estep, Preston W.

In recent years we’ve all been told that to eat healthfully we have to forgo bread and pas...

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Picture of Pocket Giants: Hannibal and Scipio.

Pocket Giants: Hannibal and Scipio.

Fisher, Greg.

In 216 BC, Hannibal destroyed an 80,000-strong Roman force in one afternoon, delivering a ...

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Picture of Galliano: Fashion's Enfant Terrible.

Galliano: Fashion's Enfant Terrible.

Foy, David.

Galliano has made a name for himself as a creative, dynamic, forward-looking force in high...

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Picture of Alexander Pope: Poems Selected by John Fuller.

Alexander Pope: Poems Selected by John Fuller.

Fuller, John (ed.).

Fuller offers insights into the work of Pope who was an essayist, critic, satirist, poet a...

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Picture of Spring Chicken: Stay Young Forever (or Die Trying).

Spring Chicken: Stay Young Forever (or Die Trying).

Gifford, Bill.

You wonder about aging, you fear aging, you think everything related to aging is inevitabl...

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Picture of All the Countries the Americans Have Ever Invaded: Making Friends and Influencing People?

All the Countries the Americans Have Ever Invaded: Making Friends and Influencing People?

Kelly, Christopher and Laycock, Stuart.

In the second half of the twentieth century no other country on earth had the kind of glob...

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