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Modern period, c 1500 onwards

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Modern period, c 1500 onwards

Paperback. The Future of the Professions predicts the decline of today's professions and introduces the people and systems that will replace them. In an internet-enhanced society, we will neither need nor want doctors, teachers, accountants, architects, the clergy, lawyers, and many others, to work as they did in the 20th century. Num Pages: 368 pages. BIC Classification: 3JM; JFC; KJF; PDR; UD. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 234 x 157 x 23. Weight in Grams: 550.
Publisher
Oxford University Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Edition
Reprint
Condition
New
SKU
V9780198799078
ISBN
9780198799078

€ 14.99
€ 10.75

Paperback. Few ceramic tiles are more popular with collectors than those modernist products of mid-twentieth century potteries. This book is the perfect introduction to them. Num Pages: 96 pages, 180. BIC Classification: 1DBK; 3JJ; AFPC; WCN. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 166 x 234 x 11. Weight in Grams: 298.
Publisher
Amberley Publishing
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Condition
New
SKU
V9781445665665
ISBN
9781445665665

€ 26.20

Paperback. * A fascinating survey of the key moments of post-war medical discovery - fully revised and updated for this new edition Num Pages: 608 pages, Section: 16, B&W. BIC Classification: 3JJP; 3JM; MBX. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 130 x 39. Weight in Grams: 454.
Publisher
Abacus
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Edition
Digital original
Condition
New
SKU
V9780349123752
ISBN
9780349123752

€ 19.99
€ 14.68

Paperback. Num Pages: 272 pages. BIC Classification: 3JM; J; RN. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 130. .
Publisher
William Collins
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Condition
New
SKU
V9780007548170
ISBN
9780007548170

€ 13.99
€ 10.69

Paperback. An omnibus edition of Finlay J. Macdonald's nostalgic and often comic accounts of growing up on the Hebridean island of Harris between the wars. They were first published individually in the 1980s as "Crowdie and Cream", "Crotal and White" and "The Corncrake and the Lysander". Num Pages: 544 pages. BIC Classification: 1DBKSH; 2AB; 3JJG; 3JJH; BGHA; HBJD1; HBLW; HBTB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 127 x 36. Weight in Grams: 366.
Publisher
Time Warner Paperbacks
Number of pages
544
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1991
Edition
New Ed
Condition
New
SKU
V9780751513486
ISBN
9780751513486

€ 15.99
€ 12.37

Paperback. .
Publisher
Penguin Books
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Condition
New
SKU
V9780141039190
ISBN
9780141039190

€ 19.99
€ 14.67

Paperback. One January morning in 1734, cloth merchant Peter Collinson hurried down to the docks at London's Custom House to collect cargo just arrived from John Bartram in the American colonies. But it was not bales of cotton that awaited him, but plants and seeds. Num Pages: 384 pages. BIC Classification: 1DBK; 3JF; HBTB; WMB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 129 x 28. Weight in Grams: 368.
Publisher
Windmill Books
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Condition
New
SKU
V9780099502371
ISBN
9780099502371

€ 14.99
€ 11.60

Hardcover. A fascinating biography, based on private family papers, of the Young Turks' very own 'Lawrence of Arabia', who later fell from grace with Kemal Ataturk Num Pages: 256 pages. BIC Classification: 1DVT; 1QDT; 3JJ; HBJF1; HBLW; JPSH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 225 x 145. .
Publisher
C Hurst & Co (Publishers) Ltd
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2016
Condition
New
SKU
V9781849045780
ISBN
9781849045780

€ 30.62

Paperback. "In December 1937, in what was then the capital of China, one of the most brutal massacres in the long annals of wartime barbarity occurred. The Japanese army swept into the ancient city of Nanking (Na" Num Pages: 304 pages, 40pp b/w photos. BIC Classification: 1FPC; 3JJH; HBJF; HBLW; HBTZ; HBWQ. Category: (Y) Teenage / Young Adult. Dimension: 145 x 210 x 25. Weight in Grams: 378.
Publisher
The Perseus Books Group United States
Number of pages
304
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Edition
Reprint
Condition
New
SKU
V9780465068364
ISBN
9780465068364

€ 19.99
€ 14.68

Paperback. In this revised edition, Zara S. Steiner and Keith Neilson maintain the view that Britain was forced into World War I in order to preserve the European balance of power and Britain's favourable position within it. Series: Making of the Twentieth Century. Num Pages: 352 pages, biography. BIC Classification: 1DBK; 3JJC; HBJD1; HBWN. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 139 x 214 x 20. Weight in Grams: 432.
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2003
Edition
2nd edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780333734674
ISBN
9780333734674

€ 46.00

Paperback. Photographic guide to the Luftwaffe during World War II which Includes sections on fighters, bombers, recce, transport and miscellaneous aircraft. Num Pages: 72 pages, integrated b/w photos, 8 pages of colour. BIC Classification: 1DFG; 1DNF; 3JJH; HBJD; HBLW; HBWQ; JWG. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 249 x 190 x 5. Weight in Grams: 230.
Publisher
Pen and Sword
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Condition
New
SKU
V9781848327986
ISBN
9781848327986

€ 16.99
€ 13.93

Paperback. At the end of World War II, working mothers in the USA protested vigorously at the termination of child care subsidies. This text traces grassroots activism and national and local policy debates concerning public funding of children's day care in the two decades after the end of the war. Series: Gender and American Culture. Num Pages: 368 pages, 8 illustrations, 5 tables, notes, bibliography, index. BIC Classification: 1KBB; 3JJPG; 3JJPK; HBJK; HBLW3; HBTB; JFSJ1; JFSP1; JPQB; KCF. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 235 x 155 x 21. Weight in Grams: 476. Good copy
Condition
Used, Very Good
Publisher
The University of North Carolina Press North Carolina
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1995
Edition
1st Edition
SKU
KEX0241225
ISBN
9780807854853

€ 17.95

Map. Series: Old O.S. Maps of Lancashire. BIC Classification: 1DBKENL; 3JJC; WQH; WTRM. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 122 x 210 x 8. Weight in Grams: 24. Lancashire Sheet 106.10. Series: Old O.S. Maps of Lancashire. Cateogry: (G) General (US: Trade). BIC Classification: 1DBKENL; 3JJC; WQH; WTR. Dimension: 129 x 213 x 1. Weight: 26.
Publisher
The Godfrey Edition
Publication date
1990
Edition
Facsimile of 1906 ed
Condition
New
SKU
V9780850542950
ISBN
9780850542950

€ 6.39

Paperback. Num Pages: 192 pages. BIC Classification: 3JJP; HBG; HBLW3; HRAM2; JPV. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 141 x 210 x 25. Weight in Grams: 196.
Publisher
Yale University Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Edition
Reprint
Condition
New
SKU
V9780300223637
ISBN
9780300223637

€ 34.30

Paperback. From the brutal murder of John Paas in 1832 and the poisoning of a 70-year-old widow by two young men, to the fatal shooting of a young woman in 1919, and was to become one of the fascinating murder cases in legal history, this title presents a collection of the criminal cases that have taken place in Leicester between the mid-1800s and 1950s. Series: Sutton True Crime History. Num Pages: 150 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBKEML; 3JH; 3JJ; BTC; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 247 x 173 x 11. Weight in Grams: 418.
Publisher
The History Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
Condition
New
SKU
V9780750948104
ISBN
9780750948104

€ 16.41

Paperback. The 50 Britons who have had most impact on today's world Num Pages: 288 pages, 50. BIC Classification: 1DBK; 3JJ; BK; HBJD1; HBLW. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 130 x 198 x 19. Weight in Grams: 240.
Publisher
Icon Books Ltd
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Edition
UK ed.
Condition
New
SKU
V9781785780349
ISBN
9781785780349

€ 11.99
€ 9.79

Paperback. The extraordinary personal stories of five surviving Battle of Britain pilots Num Pages: 256 pages, 50. BIC Classification: 1DBK; 3JJH; HBJD1; HBLW; HBWQ; JWG. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 127 x 198 x 27. Weight in Grams: 208.
Publisher
Amberley
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Edition
Reprint
Condition
New
SKU
V9781445660370
ISBN
9781445660370

€ 13.99
€ 11.45

Hardcover. Tells the story of the author's time as Britain's most senior representative in Southern Iraq, trying to keep the region together as the rest of the country descended in to murderous violence. This book provides a portrait of the absurdities of life inside the occupying coalition. Num Pages: 240 pages, colour illustrations. BIC Classification: 1FBQ; 3JMC; BGHA; HBJF1; HBLX; JPS. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 239 x 164 x 30. Weight in Grams: 624.
Publisher
I. B. Tauris
Number of pages
240
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2008
Edition
1st
Condition
New
SKU
V9781845117061
ISBN
9781845117061

€ 28.67

Paperback. Recollects wartime in Uxbridge. This book covers various aspects from pre-war to post-war Uxbridge including street scenes, schools, buildings, transport, leisure and entertainment, and personalities. This book is of interest to younger generations growing up in Uxbridge and to those who wish to learn more about the history of the area. Num Pages: 128 pages, 150 illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBKESL; 3JJH; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 235 x 165 x 10. Weight in Grams: 320.
Publisher
The History Press Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
128
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
Edition
illustrated edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780752445434
ISBN
9780752445434

€ 16.41

Paperback. A fascinating insight into the detective who was responsible for hunting Jack the Ripper Num Pages: 208 pages, 41 illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBKESL; 3JH; BTC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 126 x 13. Weight in Grams: 196. 208 pages, 41 illustrations. A fascinating insight into the detective who was responsible for hunting Jack the Ripper. Cateogry: (G) General (US: Trade). BIC Classification: 1DBKESL; 3JH; BTC. Dimension: 198 x 126 x 13. Weight: 196.
Publisher
Amberley Publishing Plc
Number of pages
208
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Condition
New
SKU
V9781445608273
ISBN
9781445608273

€ 20.05

Paperback. A study of Darwin's Legacy for relegion, ecology and the arts. It argues that poetry can have a profound impact on how we think and feel about the human condition in a Darwinian world. It includes over 50 complete poems and substantial extracts from several more, Holmes shows how poets have responded to the discovery of evolution. Num Pages: 304 pages. BIC Classification: 1DBK; 1KBB; 2AB; 3JH; 3JJ; 3JM; DSBF; DSBH; DSC. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 156 x 236 x 17. Weight in Grams: 460.
Publisher
Edinburgh University Press
Number of pages
304
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Edition
Reprint
Condition
New
SKU
V9780748692071
ISBN
9780748692071

€ 25.12

Paperback. Offers an account of how the tide was turned against the Nazis by the Allies in the Second World War. This book reveals the role of the problem-solvers and middle-men who made it happen - like Major-General Perry Hobart, who invented the 'funny tanks' which flattened the D-Day beaches. Num Pages: 464 pages, 16 pp b/w inset. BIC Classification: 1D; 3JJH; HBJD; HBLW; HBWQ; JWK. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 130 x 22. Weight in Grams: 346.
Publisher
PENGUIN BOOKS
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Condition
New
SKU
V9780141036090
ISBN
9780141036090

€ 14.99
€ 12.28

Hardcover. Churchill dubbed her 'The Beast'. From 1940 to 1944, the RAF sent 700 bombers to sink her: all failed. However, in late 1944, Lancasters sealed her fate with Barnes Wallis' 12,000 lb 'Tallboy' bombs Num Pages: 160 pages, 50 black and white. BIC Classification: 1DBK; 1DFG; 1DNN; 3JJH; HBWQ; JWG; JWLF; JWMV2. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 241 x 157 x 21. Weight in Grams: 484.
Publisher
Fonthill Media
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2014
Condition
New
SKU
V9781781553183
ISBN
9781781553183

€ 23.53

Hardcover. Introducing young children to historical events with a global significance, the illustrated 'Fact Cat' character helps readers discover answers to key questions. Series: Fact Cat: History. Num Pages: 24 pages. BIC Classification: 1DBK; 3JD; 4KHF; 5AF; YNH; YNM. Category: (J) Children / Juvenile. Dimension: 202 x 232 x 11. Weight in Grams: 248.
Publisher
Wayland
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2016
Condition
New
SKU
V9781526300973
ISBN
9781526300973

€ 15.99
€ 12.37