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Picture of Just Work?: Migrant Workers' Struggles Today.

Just Work?: Migrant Workers' Struggles Today.

Choudry, Aziz and Hlatshwayo, Mondli (eds.).

Presents a number of papers offering provocative perspectives on the ways in which global ...

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Picture of Why Shrink-Wrap a Cucumber?: The Complete Guide to Environmental Packaging.

Why Shrink-Wrap a Cucumber?: The Complete Guide to Environmental Packaging.

Miller, Laurel and Aldridge, Stephen.

It is aimed at those involved in the packaging industry, including designers, manufacturer...

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Picture of Message from an Unknown Chinese Mother: Stories of Loss and Love.

Message from an Unknown Chinese Mother: Stories of Loss and Love.

Xinran.

Interviews with Chinese women who put their daughters up for adoption offer the world a lo...

$29.95 $9.95

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Picture of Under Our Skin: A White Family's Journey through South Africa's Darkest Years.

Under Our Skin: A White Family's Journey through South Africa's Darkest Years.

McRae, Donald.

Full of the sounds and smells of an African childhood during the 1970s and 1980s, this eng...

$27.95 $9.95

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Picture of Kate: A Biography.

Kate: A Biography.

Moody, Marcia.

Kate was the first person in over 350 years without aristocratic blood to marry an heir to...

$39.95 $12.95

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Picture of Soundscapes: A Musician's Journey Through Life and Death.

Soundscapes: A Musician's Journey Through Life and Death.

Robertson, Paul.

The renowned violinist endured a lengthy operation to repair a ruptured aorta. He was unde...

$39.99 $14.95

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Picture of Great British Eccentrics.

Great British Eccentrics.

Tucker, S. D.

Many of Britain's greatest minds and most celebrated figures have pursued odd, unusual ide...

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Picture of The Hunchback of Notre Dame.

The Hunchback of Notre Dame.

Hugo, Victor and Wynne-Jones, Tim.

A beautifully illustrated (Bill Slavin) and simplified re-telling of Hugo’s great classic,...

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Picture of New Flavours of the Vietnamese Table.

New Flavours of the Vietnamese Table.

Pham, Mai.

A collection of recipes from her family and from market and street vendors that she believ...

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Picture of Fighting the Banana Wars and Other Fairtrade Battles: How We Took on the Corporate Giants to Change the World.

Fighting the Banana Wars and Other Fairtrade Battles: How We Took on the Corporate Giants to Change the World.

Lamb, Harriet.

Fairtrade is creating change for over seven million farmers, workers and their families ac...

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Picture of The Attention Merchants: From the Daily Newspaper to Social Media, How Our Time and Attention Is Harvested and Sold.

The Attention Merchants: From the Daily Newspaper to Social Media, How Our Time and Attention Is Harvested and Sold.

Wu, Tim.

Today, home, school and social interaction are not the sanctuaries they once were. Nowhere...

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Picture of Fishers and Plunderers: Theft, Slavery and Violence at Sea.

Fishers and Plunderers: Theft, Slavery and Violence at Sea.

Couper, Alastair et al.

A carefully researched and well referenced study which shines a light on the human cost of...

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Picture of So You Want to be a Political Journalist.

So You Want to be a Political Journalist.

Gunn, Sheila (ed.).

She starts out telling students to go to a local council meeting and come back with intere...

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Picture of Undercover Muslim: A Journey into Yemen.

Undercover Muslim: A Journey into Yemen.

Padnos, Theo.

He undertook the journey that is taken by many young Muslim men who live in the West. Ther...

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Picture of Extraordinary Weather: Wonders of the Atmosphere from Dust Storms to Lighting Strikes.

Extraordinary Weather: Wonders of the Atmosphere from Dust Storms to Lighting Strikes.

Hamblyn, Richard.

Provides beautifully photographed examples of the weather in all its guises: storms and te...

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Picture of Back from Tobruk.

Back from Tobruk.

Bowen, Croswell and Betsy Connor.

Bowen became a successful journalist and author, and never forgot what he had witnessed wh...

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Picture of Letters to the Editor: A Miscellany: From the Pages of Country Life.

Letters to the Editor: A Miscellany: From the Pages of Country Life.

Carter, Sam et al (eds.).

From the archives, this collection contains gems from readers since Victorian times onward...

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Picture of Britain's Greatest Generation: How Our Parents and Grandparents Made the Twentieth Century.

Britain's Greatest Generation: How Our Parents and Grandparents Made the Twentieth Century.

Elliott, Sue and Humphries, Steve.

A tribute to the ordinary and not-so-ordinary lives of a wide variety of individuals who e...

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Picture of Three Greenwich Built Ships.

Three Greenwich Built Ships.

Ramzan, David C.

Greenwich, the nautical centre of the world, was once the biggest and busiest shipbuilding...

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Picture of Work, Sex and Power: The Forces that Shaped Our History.

Work, Sex and Power: The Forces that Shaped Our History.

Thompson, Willie.

Dicusses how and why history took the general direction it did. He emphasises organic, mat...

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Picture of Hallelujah Junction: Composing an American Life.

Hallelujah Junction: Composing an American Life.

Adams, John.

Adams is an admired American composer, descended from a jazz-singer mother and clarinettis...

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Picture of Unforgettable Walks.

Unforgettable Walks.

Bradbury, Julia.

We follow her as she traverses diverse areas including the Lake District, Cumbria, Dorset,...

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Picture of Dawdling by the Danube: With Journeys in Bavaria and Poland.

Dawdling by the Danube: With Journeys in Bavaria and Poland.

Enfield, Edward.

At the age of 70, the author embarks on a cycling trip through Germany and Austria. Try an...

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Picture of The Orient Express: A Personal Journey.

The Orient Express: A Personal Journey.

Sherwood, James B. and Fallon, Ivan.

Sherwood is an American who made his fortune in shipping containers. Today he is also a ho...

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