2250 books (113 pages) in this category


by John Stuart Mill

One of the greatest prodigies of his era, John Stuart Mill (1806-73) was studying arithmetic and Greek by the age of three, as part of an astonishingly intense education at his father's hand. Intellectually brilliant, fearless and profound, he ...

ISBN: 9780140433166

Binding: Paperback


Autobiography of Margaret Sanger


While working as a nurse amid the squalor of New York's Lower East Side in the early twentieth century, Margaret Sanger witnessed the devastating effects of unwanted pregnancies. Women already overwhelmed by the burdens of poverty had no ...

ISBN: 9780486434926

Binding: Paperback


Automatic Society - Volume 1, the Future of Work

by Bernard Stiegler

In July 2014 the Belgian newspaper Le Soir claimed that France, Belgium, the United Kingdom, Italy, Poland and the United States may lose between 43 and 50 per cent of their jobs within ten to fifteen years. Across the world, integrated ...

ISBN: 9781509506316

Binding: Paperback


Autumn in Piemonte

Food and Travels in Italy's Northwest

by Manuela Darling-Gansser

Piemonte - literally the "foot of the mountains" is in the far north-west of Italy. To the west is France, to the north Switzerland and to the east the plains of Lombardy and the city of Milano. Some of the richest agricultural land in Italy is ...

ISBN: 9781740665544

Binding: Paperback


Available: A Memoir of Heartbreak, Hookups, Love and Brunch

by Perry Matteson

"Matteson Perry is a nice guy. He remembers birthdays, politely overts his eyes on the subway, and enjoys backgammon. A serial monogamist, he's never asked a stranger out. But when the girl he thought might be The One dumps him, he decides to ...

ISBN: 9781863958448

Binding: Paperback


Awakening of Faith


Comprehensive and coherent, this guide to a complex system of Buddhism is so authoritative that it has been employed in the instruction of Buddhist priests. Readers will find that it offers the keys to the essentials of Mahayana Buddhism, a ...

ISBN: 9780486431413

Binding: Paperback


Back on the Block

Bill Simon's Story

by Bill Simon

Stolen, beaten, deprived of his liberty and used as child labour, Bill Simons was not a normal childhood. He was told his mother didnt want him that he was the scum of the earth and was locked up in the notorious Kinchela Boys Home for eight ...

ISBN: 9780855756772

Binding: Paperback


Bad Feminist

by Roxane Gay

Bad Feminist is collection of frank, funny, whip-smart and spot-on essays from one of the most-watched young cultural observers of her generation, Roxane Gay. ...

ISBN: 9781472119735

Binding: Paperback


Bad Ground

Inside the Beaconsfield Mine Rescue

by Humphrey Bower

Bad Ground is the real story of miners Todd Russell and Brant Webb and their deliverance from entombment in the depths of the Beaconsfield hard-rock mine. But the seismic event that trapped them affected the close-knit community just as ...

ISBN: 9781741636413

Binding: CD-Audio

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Bad Ground

Inside the Beaconsfield Mine Rescue

by Humphrey Bower

Bad Ground is the real story of miners Todd Russell and Brant Webb and their deliverance from entombment in the depths of the Beaconsfield hard-rock mine. But the seismic event that trapped them affected the close-knit community just as ...

ISBN: 9781743103357

Binding: CD-Extra

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Bad News

Murdoch's Australian and the Shaping of the Nation

by Robert Manne

This year has seen unprecedented scrutiny of Rupert Murdochs empire in Britain. But what about in Australia, where he owns 70 per cent of the press? In Bad News, Robert Manne investigates Murdochs lead political voice here, the Australian ...

ISBN: 9781743103098

Binding: CD-Extra

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Bad Pharma: How Medicine is Broken, and How We Can Fix It

by Ben Goldacre

‘Bad Science' hilariously exposed the tricks that quacks and journalists use to distort science, becoming a 400,000 copy bestseller. Now Ben Goldacre puts the $600bn global pharmaceutical industry under the microscope. What he reveals is a

ISBN: 9780007498086

Binding: Paperback


Baidu Seo

Challenges and Intricacies of Marketing in China

by Veronique Duong

SEO practices for Baidu and other Chinese search engines are little known in the Western world. However, in order for a company to promote itself successfully in the Middle Kingdom, it is absolutely necessary to go online in China. Chinese SEO ...

ISBN: 9781786301116

Binding: Hardback


Bali, Ancient Rites in the Digital Age

by Diana Darling

Bali: Ancient Rites in the Digital Age is a personal portfolio of work by the photographer Ida Bagus Putra Adnyana; offering a close view of rituals that few people have seen, often in remote villages of the island. The Hindu Balinese rituals ...

ISBN: 9789798926310

Binding: Hardback


Ballad Tales: An Anthology of British Ballads Retold


A ballad is a song that tells a story and many traditional British ballads contain fascinating stories tales of love and jealousy, murder and mystery, the supernatural and the historical. This anthology brings together nineteen original ...

ISBN: 9780750970556

Binding: Paperback


Ballets Russes

The Art of Costume

by Christine Dixon

THE BALLETS RUSSES has engaged people for 100 years, ever since Russian-born Sergei Diaghilev created this dynamic avant-garde company. Diaghilev brought together some of the most important visual artists of the 20th centuryPablo Picasso, Henri ...

ISBN: 9780642541574

Binding: Paperback


Ballets Russes Style

Diaghilev's Dancers and Paris Fashion

by Mary E. Davis

Russian opera conquered Paris in one day, wrote a French theatre critic in May 1909. In the two decades between its dbut performances and the death of impresario Sergei Diaghilev in 1929, the Ballets Russes was an unrivalled sensation in Paris a

ISBN: 9781861897572

Binding: Paperback



A Global History

by Lorna Piatti-Farnell

For over a century, the banana has been rumoured to be everybody's favourite fruit. Quick and easy to eat, tasty and versatile in its culinary uses, the banana is a staple of many diets around the world. The banana's history, however, is more ...

ISBN: 9781780235714

Binding: Hardback


Banquet Of Consequences, A

by Satyajit Das

Essential reading for anyone interested in the future of the global economy and their own prospects, A Banquet of Consequences incisively explains the problems confronting us, how we're making those problems worse, and what the real solutions ...

ISBN: 9780670079056

Binding: Paperback


Barack Obama

The Movement for Change

by Nicholas Bell

Every now and again America confronts its demons, walks away from deep internal division, and strives towards justice. Barack Obama: The Movement for Change tells the story of a visionary leader who refuses to be limited by America's history and

ISBN: 9781742332079

Binding: CD-Audio

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