2563 books (129 pages) in this category

Behind The Beautiful Forevers

Life, Death and Hope in a Mumbai Undercity

by Katherine Boo

Annawadi is a makeshift settlement in the shadow of luxury hotels near the Mumbai airport, and as India starts to prosper, Annawadians are electric with hope. Abdul, a reflective and enterprising Muslim teenager, sees “a fortune beyond ...

ISBN: 9781743178171

Binding: CD-Audio

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$49.95

Behind The Beautiful Forevers

Life, Death and Hope in a Mumbai Undercity

by Katherine Boo

Annawadi is a makeshift settlement in the shadow of luxury hotels near the Mumbai airport, and as India starts to prosper, Annawadians are electric with hope. Abdul, a reflective and enterprising Muslim teenager, sees “a fortune beyond ...

ISBN: 9781743178188

Binding: CD-Extra

Audio Book
$44.95

Being Normal is the Only Way To Be

Adolescent Perspectives on Gender and School

by Wayne Martino

A book for teachers and parents of adolescents. It is colourful, absorbing, illuminating, and – critically – practical. Each chapter draws on the perceptions and writings of teenage boys and girls, and uses these to build a specific knowledge ...

ISBN: 9780868406879

Binding: Paperback

$39.95

Being Time: Exploring Temporalities in Experimental Music

by Richard;Harrison , Bryn Glover

<i>Being Time</i> invites a deep consideration of the personal experience of temporality in music, focusing on the perceptual role of the listener. Through individual case studies, this book centers on musical works that deal with time in ...

ISBN: 9781623564940

Binding: Paperback

$36.99

Belief and ageing

Spiritual pathways in later life

by Peter G. Coleman

This book illustrates the variety of religious, spiritual and other beliefs held by older people, including British Christians, Muslims, Humanists and witnesses of the Soviet persecution of religion. ...

ISBN: 9781847424600

Binding: Hardback

$186.99

Belonging: The Story of the Jews 1492-1900

by Simon Schama

<b>SHORTLISTED FOR THE BAILLIE GIFFORD PRIZE</b><BR><b></b><BR><b>SELECTED AS A BOOK OF THE YEAR 2017 BY THE <i>DAILY TELEGRAPH</i>, <i>MAIL ON SUNDAY</i> AND <i>OBSERVER</i><BR></b><BR><BR><i>Belonging </i>is a magnificent cultural history ...

ISBN: 9780099590064

Binding: Paperback

$27.99

Beloved Land: Stories, struggles, and secrets from Timor-Leste

by Gordon Peake

At the stroke of midnight on 20 May 2002, the Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste became the first new nation of the 21st century. From that moment, those who fought for independence have faced a challenge even bigger than shaking off Indonesian ...

ISBN: 9781922070685

Binding: Paperback

$29.99

Beneath Another Sky: A Global Journey into History

by Norman Davies

After decades of writing about European history, Norman Davies embarked upon an extended journey that took him round the world. He aimed to test his powers of observation, but equally to encounter history in a new way. <i>Beneath Another Sky</i>

ISBN: 9780141976983

Binding: Paperback

$29.99

Beneath Another Sky: A Global Journey into History

by Norman Davies

<i>Native Lands</i> is Norman Davies's account of a global circumnavigation, of the places he visited and the history he found there, from Abu Dhabi to Singapore, the settlement of Tasmania to the short-lived Republic of Texas. As in <i>Vanished

ISBN: 9781846148316

Binding: Hardback

$69.99

Beneath the Surface

Killer Whales, SeaWorld, and the Truth Beyond Blackfish

by John Hargrove

Over the course of two decades, John Hargrove worked with 20 different whales on two continents and at two of SeaWorld's U.S. facilities. For Hargrove, becoming an orca trainer fulfilled a childhood dream. However, as his experience with the ...

ISBN: 9781137280107

Binding: Hardback

$39.99

Beneath the Surface

Killer Whales, SeaWorld, and the Truth Beyond Blackfish

by John Hargrove

Over the course of two decades, John Hargrove worked with 20 different whales on two continents and at two of SeaWorld's US facilities. For Hargrove, becoming an orca trainer fulfilled a childhood dream. However, as his experience with the ...

ISBN: 9781250081407

Binding: Paperback

$26.99

Best Australian Drinking Stories

by Jim Haynes

'It seemed like a good idea … at the time.' – the lament of many a morning after Rum, beer, scotch, wine, beer and more beer. For nearly 250 years Australian history has been punctuated with stories of booze and boozing. From Cook's voyages and

ISBN: 9781489485373

Binding: CD-Audio

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$39.95

Best Australian Essays 2015, The

by Williamson, Geordie (Ed.)

ISBN: 9781863957779

Binding: Paperback

$29.99

Best Australian Essays 2017, The

by Anna Goldsworthy

<i>The Best Australian Essays</i> showcase the nation's most eloquent, insightful and urgent non-fiction writing. In her first time as editor, award-winning author Anna Goldsworthy chooses brilliant pieces that provoke, unveil, engage and ...

ISBN: 9781863959605

Binding: Paperback

$29.99

Betraying Big Brother

by Leta Hong Fincher

On the eve of International Women 's Day in 2015, the Chinese government arrested five feminist activists and jailed them for 37 days. The Feminist Five became a global <i>cause cel bre</i>, with Hillary Clinton speaking out on their behalf, ...

ISBN: 9781788735346

Binding: Paperback

$29.99

Better than Sex

Women write about Sex and Romance in the Digital Age

by Samantha Trenoweth

<DIV>In an age that mashes internet porn with Tinder and arranged marriage, in an age in which everything (sexuality, gender, consent) seems fluid, what does the landscape of love look like, <I>really</I>? And how are the seismic jolts in the ...

ISBN: 9781743791370

Binding: Paperback

$29.99

Beyond Blackface: African Americans and the Creation of American Popular Culture, 1890-1930

by W. Fitzhugh Brundage

ISBN: 9780807871843

Binding: Paperback

$69.00

Beyond Bratwurst

A History of Food in Germany

by Ursula Heinzelmann

Ask about German food and most people think of beer and sausage, or pretzels and Limburger cheese. However, the 82 million inhabitants of modern-day Germany do not all live exclusively on Oktoberfest fare. In fact, as in most modern countries, ...

ISBN: 9781780232720

Binding: Hardback

$62.99

Beyond Good and Evil: Prelude to a Philosophy of the Future

by FRIEDRICH NIETZSCHE

The great 19th-century philosopher refines his previously expressed ideal of the superman in one of his most important works, a fascinating examination of human values and morality. Publisher's Note. After kicking open the doors to ...

ISBN: 9780486298689

Binding: Paperback

$9.99

$64.00