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Essential Essays, Volume 1: Foundations of Cultural Studies (Stuart Hall: Selected Writings)
Essential Essays, Volume 1: Foundations of Cultural Studies (Stuart Hall: Selected Writings)
From his arrival in Britain in the 1950s and involvement in the New Left, to founding the field of cultural studies and examining race and identity in the 1990s and early 2000s, Stuart Hall has been central to shaping many of the cultural and political debates of our time. Essential Essays—a landmark two-volume...
Principles of Geometry (Cambridge Library Collection - Mathematics)
Principles of Geometry (Cambridge Library Collection - Mathematics)

Henry Frederick Baker (1866-1956) was a renowned British mathematician specialising in algebraic geometry. First published between 1922 and 1925, this six-volume work provides a detailed insight into the geometry which was developing at the time of publication. Volume 1 describes the foundations of projective geometry.

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DK Life Stories: Florence Nightingale
DK Life Stories: Florence Nightingale
In this kids' biography, discover the fascinating story of Florence Nightingale, who cared for British soldiers during wartime as the "Lady of the Lamp" and changed the field of nursing.

Florence Nightingale was a pioneer of nursing at a time when women were discouraged from working outside the home,
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Understanding Telecommunications and Lightwave Systems: An Entry-Level Guide, 3rd Edition
Understanding Telecommunications and Lightwave Systems: An Entry-Level Guide, 3rd Edition
"...provides a non-technical overview of contemporary telecommunications systems." (SciTech Book News, Vol. 26, No. 2, June 2002)

The up-to-date edition of the bestselling guide to the basics of telecommunications and digital technology

Understanding Telecommunications and...

Permanent Revolution: The Reformation and the Illiberal Roots of Liberalism
Permanent Revolution: The Reformation and the Illiberal Roots of Liberalism

How did the Reformation, which initially promoted decidedly illiberal positions, end up laying the groundwork for Western liberalism?

The English Reformation began as an evangelical movement driven by an unyielding belief in predestination, intolerance, stringent literalism, political quietism, and
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Fantasies of Time and Death: Dunsany, Eddison, Tolkien
Fantasies of Time and Death: Dunsany, Eddison, Tolkien
This book reveals the unique contribution made by the three founding fathers of British fantasy?Lord Dunsany, E. R. Eddison and J. R. R. Tolkien?to our culture’s perennial reassessment of the meanings of time, death and eternity. It traces the poetic, philosophical and theological roots of the striking preoccupation with mortality and...
No Beast So Fierce: The Terrifying True Story of the Champawat Tiger, the Deadliest Animal in History
No Beast So Fierce: The Terrifying True Story of the Champawat Tiger, the Deadliest Animal in History

The astonishing true story of the man-eating tiger that claimed a record 437 human lives

“Thrilling. Fascinating. Exciting.” Wall Street Journal • "Riveting. Haunting.” —Scientific American

Nepal, c....

The Falklands War: An Imperial History
The Falklands War: An Imperial History
Why did Britain and Argentina go to war over a wintry archipelago that was home to an unprofitable colony? Could the Falklands War, in fact, have been a last-ditch revival of Britain's imperial past? Despite widespread conjecture about the imperial dimensions of the Falklands War, this is the first history of the conflict from the...
Empire: A New History of the World
Empire: A New History of the World

A dazzling new history of the world told through the ten major empires of human civilization.

Eminent historian Paul Strathern opens the story of Empire with the Akkadian civilization, which ruled over a vast expanse of the region of ancient Mesopotamia, then turns to the immense Roman Empire,...

Studio Photography: Essential Skills, Third Edition (Photography Essential Skills)
Studio Photography: Essential Skills, Third Edition (Photography Essential Skills)
Now beautifully illustrated in full colour with brand new full colour student and author work, Studio Photography has been updated and improved to cover all the latest techniques. With the refreshed images and illustrations you will clearly be able to see how to use a wide range of photographic effects to their full advantage.

In this
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Coherent Flow Structures at Earth's Surface
Coherent Flow Structures at Earth's Surface

An expert review of recent progress in the study of turbulent flows with a focus on recently identified organized structures. 

This book reviews the recent progress in the study of the turbulent flows that sculpt the Earth’s surface, focusing in particular on the organized structures that have been
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The Rise and Decline of the State
The Rise and Decline of the State
The state, which since the middle of the seventeenth century has been the most important and most characteristic of all moderninstitutions, is in decline. From Western Europe to Africa, either voluntarily or involuntarily, many existing states are either combining into larger communities or falling apart. Regardless of whether they fall apart or...
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