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Paperback. This new edition of the Oxford Dictionary of Dance provides the information necessary for dance fans to navigate the diverse dance forms in the 21st century, with new coverage of dance forms that have grown in prominence over the last 10 years, many new biographical entries, and a greater emphasis on the international dance scene. Series: Oxford Quick Reference. Num Pages: 512 pages, 1 line drawing. BIC Classification: ASD; GBC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 195 x 130 x 30. Weight in Grams: 366.
Publisher
Oxford University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
512
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2010
Edition
2nd Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780199563449
ISBN
9780199563449

€ 16.99
€ 13.88

Hardcover. This book provides a brief account of the origins, history, and sense-development of more than 38,000 words. Editor(s): Onions, C. T. Num Pages: 1040 pages. BIC Classification: 2AB; CFF; GBC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 238 x 166 x 64. Weight in Grams: 1686.
Publisher
Oxford University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
1040
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1966
Edition
1st ed.
Condition
New
SKU
V9780198611127
ISBN
9780198611127

€ 68.63
€ 52.66

Hardcover. This newly compiled and researched dictionary contains entries for more than 45,000 English, Scottish, Welsh, Irish, Cornish, and immigrant surnames. The Oxford Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland is the ultimate reference work on family names of the UK. Editor(s): Hanks, Patrick; Coates, Richard; McClure, Peter. Num Pages: 3136 pages. BIC Classification: 1DB; GBC; HBTG; WQY. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 253 x 314 x 186. Weight in Grams: 6852.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2017
Publisher
Oxford University Press
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780199677764
ISBN
9780199677764

€ 601.04

Paperback. An A-Z dictionary edited by John L. Esposito for general readers on the faith, institutions, movements, and concepts of the modern Islamic world. Approximately 2000 entries span the religious, political, and social spheres of modern Islam with background historical entries and particular emphasis on Islam and the West. Editor(s): Esposito, John L. Series: Oxford Quick Reference. Num Pages: 384 pages, 12 illustrations. BIC Classification: GBC; HRH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 129 x 22. Weight in Grams: 524.
Publisher
Oxford University Press Inc United States
Number of pages
380
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2004
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780195125597
ISBN
9780195125597

€ 16.00
€ 14.71

Paperback. The renowned Oxford Dictionary of Saints returns in a revised and updated form, providing concise accounts of the lives, cults, and artistic associations of over 1,400 saints, from the famous to the obscure. Featuring new entries on recently canonized saints from around the world, and a new appendix on pilgrimages. Series: Oxford Quick Reference. Num Pages: 528 pages, maps. BIC Classification: GBCB; HRC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 192 x 126 x 40. Weight in Grams: 386.
Publisher
Oxford University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
528
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Edition
Revised edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780199596607
ISBN
9780199596607

€ 16.00
€ 14.71

Paperback. Num Pages: 384 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: DSK; GBC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 196 x 196 x 25. Weight in Grams: 548.
Publisher
Oxford University Press Inc United States
Number of pages
374
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Edition
Reprint
Condition
New
SKU
V9780195387063
ISBN
9780195387063

€ 15.99
€ 13.05

Hardcover. Latest edition of the essential reference book on trends in Palestinian political, economic and social life. Editor(s): Saleh, Mohsen. Num Pages: 490 pages, 65 tables, 60 charts, 2 maps, 7 photos. BIC Classification: 1FBH; 1FBP; GBCY; JP. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 244 x 176 x 31. Weight in Grams: 956.
Publisher
Al-Zatouna Centre for Studies and Consultations Lebanon
Number of pages
490
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2012
Edition
2010/11 ed.
Condition
New
SKU
V9789953500706
ISBN
9789953500706

€ 32.99
€ 6.97

Paperback. Of all the decisions a new parent makes, choosing that special name is the most significant and the most rewarding. Suitable for prospective parents, this easy-to-use A-Z guide gives you suggestions for picking the perfect name for your new arrival. Num Pages: 448 pages. BIC Classification: GBC; VFXB1. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 196 x 131 x 28. Weight in Grams: 324.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Publisher
Penguin
Condition
New
SKU
KKD0006795
ISBN
9780141040851

€ 17.95

Paperback. This concise edition of the critically-acclaimed New Penguin Opera Guide focusses on the composers and works most frequently performed today - ranging from Britten to Massenet, and from Mozart to Wagner. Editor(s): Holden, Amanda. Num Pages: 608 pages. BIC Classification: AVGC9; GBC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 196 x 129 x 29. Weight in Grams: 420.
Publisher
Penguin
Number of pages
608
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2006
Edition
Reprint
Condition
New
SKU
V9780141016825
ISBN
9780141016825

€ 21.99
€ 17.18

Paperback. Need a handbook to your architect's business or studies? Struggling with your DIY project? Interested in the art of architecture? This work covers the aspects of architecture and landscape architecture. Ranging from ancient times, it adopts an international perspective focussing on countries and cultures such as Coptic, Tibet and De Stijl. Num Pages: 656 pages, line drawings. BIC Classification: AM; GBC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 196 x 129 x 30. Weight in Grams: 460.
Publisher
Penguin
Number of pages
656
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2000
Edition
Subsequent
Condition
New
SKU
V9780140513233
ISBN
9780140513233

€ 19.99
€ 14.60

Paperback. Why exactly did Van Gogh cut off his ear? Was Warhol an original or just a copyist? This title provides answers to all this. It includes entries that feature cross-referencing and listings of galleries. Num Pages: 608 pages, No. BIC Classification: AB; GBC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 129 x 27. Weight in Grams: 422.
Publisher
Penguin Books Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
608
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1998
Edition
7th Seventh Edition, Revised ed.
Condition
New
SKU
V9780140513004
ISBN
9780140513004

€ 19.99
€ 14.60

Paperback. Worried about your maternal effect or biological clock? Need to know a rhizoid from a rhizome? Think you're going to fail your zoology or botany exam? This dictionary defines over 6000 terms relating to this subject - from amino acids, bacteria and the cell cycle to X-ray diffraction, Y chromosome, and zygotes. Illustrator(s): Turvey, Raymond. Num Pages: 768 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: GBC; PS. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 195 x 128 x 35. Weight in Grams: 522.
Publisher
Penguin Books Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
768
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2004
Edition
11Rev Ed
Condition
New
SKU
V9780141013961
ISBN
9780141013961

€ 16.99
€ 13.08

Paperback. Distills and captures the essence of Greek and Roman mythology. This dictionary is suitable for those with an interest in the Classics or those seeking to explore the many allusions to its mythology that abound in literature. Num Pages: 480 pages, genealogical tables. BIC Classification: 1QDAG; 1QDAR; GBC; JFHF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 195 x 130 x 27. Weight in Grams: 350.
Publisher
Penguin London
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1991
Condition
New
SKU
V9780140512359
ISBN
9780140512359

€ 16.99
€ 13.11

Paperback. Many courses in literary or cultural studies include some discussion of psychoanalysis, structuralism, post-modernism, linguistics and semiotics. This dictionary should bring the reader information on the wide variety of interdisciplinary topics in critical theory. Num Pages: 496 pages, bibliography. BIC Classification: DSA; GBC; HP; JFC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 196 x 129 x 23. Weight in Grams: 354.
Publisher
Penguin Books Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
496
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2001
Edition
New Ed
Condition
New
SKU
V9780140513691
ISBN
9780140513691

€ 14.99
€ 11.54

Paperback. A dictionary of numbers that is arranged in order of magnitude. It exposes the fascinating facts about certain numbers and number sequences. Num Pages: 256 pages, glossary, bibliography, tables, index. BIC Classification: GBC; PB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 196 x 129 x 16. Weight in Grams: 194.
Publisher
Penguin Books Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
256
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1997
Edition
Rev Ed
Condition
New
SKU
V9780140261493
ISBN
9780140261493

€ 15.99
€ 13.05

Paperback. Explains a host of economic terms, from acceleration principle to venture capital, Euro to X-efficiency, globalisation to zero-sum game. This guide is suitable for students of economics and professionals (in business, finance or the public sector), and for those who wish to follow economic discussions in the media. Num Pages: 432 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: GBC; KC. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 197 x 130 x 20. Weight in Grams: 300.
Publisher
Penguin Books Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
432
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Edition
8th Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780141045238
ISBN
9780141045238

€ 15.99
€ 12.33

Paperback. The science of geology is going through a remarkable period of expansion and advancement. This dictionary contains over 7500 full-updated definitions. It includes a full bibliography of up-to-date works covering all areas of geography. Num Pages: 336 pages. BIC Classification: GBC; WNW. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 123 x 20. Weight in Grams: 250.
Publisher
Penguin Books Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
336
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2001
Edition
2Rev Ed
Condition
New
SKU
V9780140514940
ISBN
9780140514940

€ 13.99
€ 10.79

Paperback. A dictionary of international relations that provides an overview of this complex subject. Ranging from the Arab-Israeli conflict to weapons of mass destruction, it details the events, organisations, theories and concepts that shape global community. Num Pages: 640 pages. BIC Classification: GBC; JPS. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 196 x 133 x 31. Weight in Grams: 436.
Publisher
Penguin
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1999
Condition
New
SKU
V9780140513974
ISBN
9780140513974

€ 19.99
€ 14.60

Paperback. Takes in various branches of pure and applied mathematics, from algebra to mechanics and from number theory to statistics. Suitable for students at various levels, this book is also useful for economists, business people, engineers, technicians and scientists who use mathematics in the course of their work. Num Pages: 496 pages, line drawings. BIC Classification: GBC; PB. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UA) A / AS level; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 197 x 126 x 21. Weight in Grams: 338.
Publisher
Penguin Books Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
496
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
Edition
4Rev Ed
Condition
New
SKU
V9780141030234
ISBN
9780141030234

€ 16.99
€ 13.08

Paperback. A collection of humorous quotations. It features quotations from Anon to Woody Allen ('Not only is there no God, but try getting a plumber at weekends'), Miss Piggy and Dorothy Parker, to Mae West ('to err is human, but it feels divine'), Morecambe and Wise and PG Wodehouse to Homer Simpson and Seinfeld. Editor(s): Metcalf, Fred. Num Pages: 464 pages. BIC Classification: GBCQ; WHX. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 132 x 28. Weight in Grams: 340. Second edition
Condition
Used, Good
Publisher
Penguin London
Number of pages
464
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2010
Edition
3rd Edition
SKU
KNW0004622
ISBN
9780141032283

€ 14.99
€ 13.40

Paperback. What do philosophers mean by 'absolute' and 'akrasia'? What are 'Polish notation' and 'prime matter'? What contributions to human thought were made by Plato, Machiavelli, Kant and Derrida? This dictionary answers these and other questions. Editor(s): Mautner, Thomas. Num Pages: 688 pages. BIC Classification: GBC; HP. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 199 x 128 x 30. Weight in Grams: 464.
Publisher
Penguin
Number of pages
688
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2005
Edition
2nd
Condition
New
SKU
V9780141018409
ISBN
9780141018409

€ 14.99
€ 11.54

Paperback. A collection of over 6000 proverbs (and their origins). Editor(s): Fergusson, Rosalind. Num Pages: 384 pages. BIC Classification: CBD; GBC; JFHF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 129 x 23. Weight in Grams: 288.
Publisher
Penguin Books Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
384
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2001
Edition
2Rev Ed
Condition
New
SKU
V9780140514780
ISBN
9780140514780

€ 15.99
€ 12.32

Paperback. Suitable for both students and professionals, this title covers related fields such as neuroscience and social psychology. It describes how terms are employed, their wider connotations and past usage. It looks at such key concepts as addiction and instinct. Num Pages: 928 pages. BIC Classification: GBC; JM. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 198 x 130 x 41. Weight in Grams: 632.
Publisher
Penguin Books Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
928
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Edition
Original
Condition
New
SKU
V9780141030241
ISBN
9780141030241

€ 19.99
€ 14.60

Paperback. A dictionary that reveals the lives and works of a host of individuals, from Biblical saints onwards. It is suitable for study of Biblical or Church history, and includes details of feast days and special patronage to aid personal devotion. Num Pages: 400 pages. BIC Classification: GBC; HRCM. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 196 x 129 x 25. Weight in Grams: 300.
Publisher
Penguin Books
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1996
Edition
3rd Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780140513127
ISBN
9780140513127

€ 16.99
€ 13.08