214 books (11 pages) in this category

The Infinite Tortoise

The Curious Thought Experiments of History's Great Thinkers

by Joel Levy

<DIV><P>A clear, concise and fascinating guide to philosophical thought experiments and how they&#39;ve shaped our understanding of the world. From Plato&#39;s Cave to Descartes&#39; Demon, and from Zeno&#39;s paradoxes to Hibert&#39;s Hotel, ...

ISBN: 9781782436379

Binding: Hardback


The John Wayne Code

Wit, Wisdom and Timeless Advice

by Media Lab Books,the Official John Wayne Magazine, Editors of

John Wayne was more than a movie star. He was a symbol for everything good and decent about America, inspiring everyday people to reach just a little bit more and try a little bit harder. During his 72 years and more than 150 movies, John ...

ISBN: 9781942556589

Binding: Paperback


The Lamp of Beauty

Writings on Art by John Ruskin

by Joan Evans

ISBN: 9780714833583

Binding: Paperback


The No-Nonsense Guide to International Development

by Maggie Black

<div>An exploration of all aspects of "development" that shows it should be more social than political.</div> ...

ISBN: 9781904456636

Binding: Paperback


The Oxford Companion to Cheese

by Catherine Donnelly

ISBN: 9780199330881

Binding: Hardback


The Oxford Companion to Children's Literature

by Daniel Hahn

ISBN: 9780199695140

Binding: Hardback


The Oxford Companion to Wine

by Jancis Robinson

ISBN: 9780198705383

Binding: Hardback


The Oxford Dictionary of Philosophy

by Simon Blackburn

ISBN: 9780198735304

Binding: Paperback


The Politics of Innovation

Why Some Countries Are Better Than Others at Science and Technology

by Mark Zachary Taylor

ISBN: 9780190464134

Binding: Paperback


The Prince and Other Writings

by Niccolò Machiavelli

<p>One of the foremost examples of modern philosophy, Niccolò Machiavelli’s<i> The Prince </i>is notorious for the morality it expounds, often summarized by the phrase, “The end justifies the means.” With <i>The Prince</i>, Machiavelli’s intent ...

ISBN: 9781626860612

Binding: Paperback


The Secret Library

A Book-Lovers' Journey Through Curiosities of History

by Oliver Tearle

<DIV>An alternative history of Western civilization told through its most emblematic invention, the book. As well as taking in the well-known titles that have helped shape the world in which we live,&#160;<I>The Secret Library&#160;</I>brings to

ISBN: 9781782435570

Binding: Hardback


The Simon & Schuster Super Crossword Puzzle Dictionary Reference Book

by Seth Godin

Synopsis coming soon....... ...

ISBN: 9780684856964

Binding: Paperback


The Story Cure

An A-Z of Books to Keep Kids Happy, Healthy and Wise

by Susan Elderkin

A literary first aid kit of book recommendations for children of all ages from the authors of <i>The Novel Cure</i>. ...

ISBN: 9781782115274

Binding: Hardback


The Story of English

How an Obscure Dialect Became the World's Most-Spoken Language

by Joseph Piercy

<DIV>Follow the extraordinary journey of the most widely spoken language in the world, discover its many influences and learn about how it has evolved.&#160;From the Anglo-Saxons in the fifth century to the Normans in the eleventh, and on to ...

ISBN: 9781782435143

Binding: Paperback


The Tarot Bible

Godsfield Bibles

by Sarah Bartlett

ISBN: 9781841813653

Binding: Paperback


The Urban Woodsman

by Max Bainbridge

Synopsis coming soon....... ...

ISBN: 9780857833778

Binding: Hardback


This Book Will Make You Think

Philosophical Quotes and What They Mean

by Alain Stephen

<DIV><P>An informative and accessible guide to all of the great philosophers&rsquo; best-known theories, explained through their most famous quotes.</P><P>We may have heard of Socrates, Plato, Descartes and Nietzsche, but what did they believe? ...

ISBN: 9781782435068

Binding: Paperback


Time for Peace:The Essential Role of Time in Conflict and Peace Processes

by Luc Reychler

For building sustainable peace and security, the time is always now. Violence in our world extends beyond armed conflicts- it exists in our social and economic structures, not to mention in our destruction of the environment. How can we ...

ISBN: 9780702253379

Binding: Paperback


Trade Tales: Decoding Customers' Stories

by Arch Woodside

ISBN: 9781787142794

Binding: Hardback



Iconic Machines from the Golden Age of Mechanical Writing

by Bruce Curtis

<DIV>This handsome volume is a visual homage to the golden age of the typewriter, charting a century of beautiful machinery and design innovation. Eighty vintage devices ranging from the first typewriter &ndash; the Sholes &amp; Glidden Type ...

ISBN: 9781452154886

Binding: Hardback