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  • Harry Potter - A History Of Magic - The Book...

    British Library
    (9730875)

    Harry Potter: A History of Magic is the official book of the exhibition, a once-in-a-lifetime collaboration between Bloomsbury, J.K. Rowling and the brilliant curators of the British Library. It promises to take readers on a fascinating journey...

  • The Book Of Lost Tales Vol. 1 - The History...

    Tolkien,Christopher
    (4058093)

    The Book of Lost Tales stands at the beginning of the entire conception of Middle-earth and Valinor for the Tales were the first form of the myths and legends that came to be called The Silmarillion. Embedded in English legend and English association...

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    The Rise of the Western World - A New...

    Thomas,Robert Paul; North,Douglass C.
    (9513593)

    First published in 1973, this is a radical interpretation, offering a unified explanation for the growth of Western Europe between 900 A. D. and 1700, providing a general theoretical framework for institutional change geared to the general reader.

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    The Routledge History of Latin American...

    (10196043)

    The Routledge History of Latin American Culture delves into the cultural history of Latin America from the end of the colonial period to the twentieth century, focusing on the formation of national, racial, and ethnic identity, the culture of...

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    The History of Science and the New Humanism

    Novak,Michael
    (10195028)

    In this classic work, the foremost historian of science in our time, George Sarton, sums up his reflections on the role of science and of the humanities in our culture. Voicing his opposition to the old-fashioned humanists on the one hand, and to the...

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    The History of Science and the New Humanism

    (10195029)

    In this classic work, the foremost historian of science in our time, George Sarton, sums up his reflections on the role of science and of the humanities in our culture. Voicing his opposition to the old-fashioned humanists on the one hand, and to the...

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    The Realism of Piero della Francesca

    Joost Keizer
    (10195966)

    The fifteenth-century Italian artist Piero della Francesca painted a familiar world. Roads wind through hilly landscapes, run past farms, sheds, barns, and villages. This is the world in which Piero lived. At the same time, Piero'apos;s paintings...

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    The Realism of Piero della Francesca

    Joost Keizer
    (10196019)

    The fifteenth-century Italian artist Piero della Francesca painted a familiar world. Roads wind through hilly landscapes, run past farms, sheds, barns, and villages. This is the world in which Piero lived. At the same time, Piero'apos;s paintings...

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    The Natural History of Rabies, 2nd Edition

    Baer, George M.
    (10194624)

    This book provides essential worldwide reference information regarding rabies for public health officials, veterinarians, physicians, virologists, epidemiologists, infectious disease specialists, laboratory diagnosticians, and wildlife biologists....

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    The Book of Klezmer - The History, the Music,...

    STROM,YALE
    (3696048)

    Klezmer is Yiddish music, the music of the Jews of Europe and America, a music of laughter and tears, of weddings and festivals, of dancing and prayer. Born in the Middle Ages, it came of age in the shtetl (the Eastern European Jewish country town),...

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    The Book of Klezmer - The History, the Music,...

    STROM,YALE
    (5659302)

    Klezmer is Yiddish music, the music of the Jews of Europe and America, a music of laughter and tears, of weddings and festivals, of dancing and prayer. Born in the Middle Ages, it came of age in the shtetl (the Eastern European Jewish country town),...

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    The Commentaries of the Great Afonso...

    (10196074)

    This is translated from Part ii of the Portuguese Edition of 1774, with Notes and an Introduction. Continues from First Series 53, and continued in 62, and 69. This is a new print-on-demand hardback edition of the volume first published in 1877.

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    The Commentaries of the Great Afonso...

    (10196073)

    This is translated from Part ii of the Portuguese Edition of 1774, with Notes and an Introduction. Continues from First Series 53, and continued in 62, and 69. This is a new print-on-demand hardback edition of the volume first published in 1877.

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    The Popularization of Malthus in Early...

    Huzel, James P.
    (10197129)

    The political economist Thomas Robert Malthus (1766-1834) has gained increasing and deserved scholarly attention in recent years. As well as the republication of his works and letters, a rich body of scholarship has been produced that enlightens our...

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    The Popularization of Malthus in Early...

    (10197133)

    The political economist Thomas Robert Malthus (1766-1834) has gained increasing and deserved scholarly attention in recent years. As well as the republication of his works and letters, a rich body of scholarship has been produced that enlightens our...

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    The Rhetoric of Economics

    McCloskey,Deirdre N.
    (2909224)

    A classic in its field, this pathbreaking book humanized the scientific rhetoric of economics to reveal its literary soul. In this completely revised second edition, Deirdre N. McCloskey demonstrates how economic discourse employs metaphor, authority...

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    The Book of Tea

    Okakura,Kakuzo; 1stWorld Library
    (2988542)

    Tea began as a medicine and grew into a beverage. In China, in the eighth century, it entered the realm of poetry as one of the polite amusements. The fifteenth century saw Japan ennoble it into a religion of aestheticism - Teaism. Teaism is a cult...

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    The Book of Tea

    Kakuzo,Okakura
    (9653232)

    Addressed to a western audience, it was originally written in English and is one of the great English tea classics. Okakura had been taught at a young age to speak English and was proficient at communicating his thoughts to the Western mind. In his...

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    The Book of Cowboys

    Holling,C.
    (5061629)

    Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing many of these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original...

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    The Cult of St Katherine of Alexandria in...

    Walsh, Christine
    (10197134)

    St Katherine of Alexandria was one of the most popular saints in both the Orthodox and Latin Churches in the later Middle Ages, yet there has been little study of how her cult developed before c. 1200. This book redresses the balance, providing a...

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    The American Slave Coast - A History of the...

    Ned Sublette; Constance Sublette
    (9669462)

    A wide-ranging, powerful, alternative vision of the history of the United States and how the slave-breeding industry shaped it   The American Slave Coast tells the horrific story of how the slavery business in the United States made the reproductive...

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    The Book of the Dead

    Budge,E. A. Wallis
    (3444840)

    E. A. Wallis translated and transcribed this work. The Book of the Dead is the name given the ancient Egyptian funeral text 'The Book of Coming '[or 'Going']' Forth By Day'. The book details the Egyptian view of the afterlife. Included are spells,...

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    The Book Of Were-Wolves

    Baring-gould,Sabine
    (5068119)

    Originally published in 1865, this highly unusual book will appeal to those who hold a fascination for all that is mythical and mystical. Its 265 pages contain a wealth of information and anecdote on the myth of the were-wolf. A captivating read for...

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    The Book of the Dead

    Budge,E. A. Wallis
    (2994158)

    The Book of the Dead is the title now commonly given to the great collection of funerary texts which the ancient Egyptian scribes composed for the benefit of the dead. These consist of spells and incantations, hymns and litanies, magical formulae and...

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    The Book of the Courtier

    Castiglione,Baldassare
    (9809829)

    An insider'apos;s view of court life during the Renaissance, here is the handiwork of a 16th-century diplomat who was called upon to resolve the differences in a war of etiquette among the Italian nobility.

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    The Book of the Poppy

    McNab,Chris
    (9583773)

    <div>The Remembrance Poppy is a haunting reminder of the ultimate cost of war. Worn by millions around the world every year, the Poppy compels us to remember war’s dead, wounded and bereaved, regardless of nationality or conflict. As...

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    The Book of Opening the Mouth

    E. A. Wallis Budge
    (9835655)

    The recital of The Book of Opening the Mouth and the Liturgy of Funerary Offerings were in use among the Predynastic Egyptians of the later part of the Neolithic Period, before the art of writing had evolved, and continued to exercise a considerable...

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    The Economic Thought of Henry Calvert Simons...

    G.R. Steele
    (10196920)

    Drawing on years of research, Gerald Steele delves into the diverse ideas of Henry Simons, a neglected economist whose work in the 1930s on monetary and financial instability is extremely relevant to today'apos;s debates about commercial bank credit,...

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    The Philosophy of History

    Hegel,Georg Wilhelm Friedrich
    (9809628)

    One of the great classics of Western thought develops concept that history is not chance but a rational process, operating according to the laws of evolution, and embodying the spirit of freedom.

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    The Future of History

    Lukacs,John
    (9561439)

    For more than sixty years, John Lukacs has been writing, teaching, and reading about the past. In this inspired volume, he turns his attention to the future. Throughout The Future of History, Lukacs reflects on his discipline, eloquently arguing that...

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    The Politics of History

    Zinn,Howard
    (9847696)

    This book presents a series of case studies and thought-provoking essays arguing for a radical approach to history and providing a revisionist interpretation of the historian's role. In a new introduction, the author responds to critics of his...

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    The Use of History

    Rowse,A. L.
    (9790837)

    This book, originally published in 1963, discusses the place of history in education and general culture, methods of teaching and how to tackle reading. It deals with problems that are among the most pressing intellectual issues of the twentieth...

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    The Theft of History

    Goody,jack
    (9819077)

    In The Theft of History Jack Goody builds on his own previous work to extend further his highly influential critique of what he sees as the pervasive Eurocentric or occidentalist biases of so much western historical writing and the consequent 'theft'...

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    The Origins of History

    Butterfield,Herbert
    (9491272)

    A distillation of the thought and research to which Herbert Butterfield devoted the last twenty years of his life to, this book, originally published in 1981, traces how differently people understood the relevance of their past and its connection...

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    The Learning of History

    D. G. Watts
    (9624306)

    Originally published in 1972, this book is a systematic analysis of the objectives and methods of history teaching. The book considers the criticisms of the 1960s and 70s of history as a subject and the pressures for its replacement in the school...

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    The Book of the Opening of the Mouth

    E. A. Wallis Budge
    (9832516)

    The recital of The Book of Opening the Mouth and the Liturgy of Funerary Offerings were in use among the Predynastic Egyptians of the later part of the Neolithic Period, before the art of writing had evolved, and continued to exercise a considerable...

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    The Book of Spice - From Anise to Zedoary

    John O'apos;Connell
    (9537172)

    Spices are rare things, at once familiar and exotic, comforting us in favourite dishes while evoking far-flung countries, Arabian souks, trade winds, colonial conquests and vast fortunes. From anise to zedoary, The Book of Spice introduces us to...

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    The Book of the Sword - With 293...

    Burton,Richard F.
    (9638634)

    Eloquent, erudite history of the sword from prehistory to early Roman Empire. Evolution and development of early swords, variations — sabre, broadsword, cutlass, scimitar, much more.

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    The Science of War - Sun Tzu'apos;s "quot;Art...

    Christopher MacDonald
    (10194320)

    For more than two thousand years, strategists in China have followed a single system of military teachings. In The Science of War, Christopher MacDonald tells how those principles and teachings first crystallized into the Sun Tzu treatise and how...

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    In the Shadow of History - Passing of Lineage...

    (10196308)

    First Published in 2018. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an Informa company.

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    In the Shadow of History - Passing of Lineage...

    (10196311)

    First Published in 2018. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an Informa company.

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    The Book of Human Emotions - An Encyclopedia...

    Smith,Tiffany Watt
    (9760329)

    Is your heart fluttering in anticipation? Is your stomach tight with nerves? Are you falling in love? Feeling a bit miffed? Are you curious (perhaps about this book)? Do you have the heebie-jeebies? Are you antsy with iktsuarpok? Or giddy with...

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    The Falsification of History - Our Distorted...

    Hamer,John
    (9814210)

    This book relates the current, insidious plight facing the human race as a direct result of a grand deception that has been imposed upon it for tens of thousands of years if not longer. This has been perpetrated by the systematic, ongoing...

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    The Shock of History - Religion, Memory,...

    Dominique Venner
    (9663323)

    The shock of history: we live it, neither knowing or comprehending it. France, Europe, and the world have entered into a new era of thought, attitudes, and powers. This shock of history makes clear the fact that there is no such thing as an...

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