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Mythology by Harper Collins Publishers

Mythology by Harper Collins Publishers

Harper Collins Publishers
Keywords by Raymond Williams

Keywords by Raymond Williams

Raymond Williams
Third Wave by Alvin Toffler

Third Wave by Alvin Toffler

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Postcards from the End of the World by Larry Wolff

Postcards from the End of the World by Larry Wolff

At the turn of the century in Vienna there were four sensational cases of child murder dominating the head-lines. In this book the author explores the...

Preparing for the Twenty-first Century by Paul M. Kennedy

Preparing for the Twenty-first Century by Paul M. Kennedy

Following on from his book The Rise and Fall of the Great Powers, the author of this book looks at the different ways in which society prepares it...

Landscape and Memory by Simon Schama, CBE

Landscape and Memory by Simon Schama, CBE

Written by the author of The Embarrassment of Riches and Citizens, this book is about man's search for his cultural origins in the landscape which...

Life After Work: The Arrival of the Ageless Society by Michael Young

Life After Work: The Arrival of the Ageless Society by Michael Young

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Life's Dominion by Ronald Dworkin

Life's Dominion by Ronald Dworkin

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Pleasure: Truth About Female Sexuality by Margaret Leroy

Pleasure: Truth About Female Sexuality by Margaret Leroy

The author of this book has taken a wide cross-section of women from varied backgrounds and at all stages of the life-cycle to find out about their ex...

Kaunda on Violence by Kenneth David Kaunda

Kaunda on Violence by Kenneth David Kaunda

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When the Sky Fell Down by Keith Willey

When the Sky Fell Down by Keith Willey

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Storm Petrels: First Soviet Defectors, 1928-38 by Gordon Brook-Shepherd

Storm Petrels: First Soviet Defectors, 1928-38 by Gordon Brook-Shepherd

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Doran: Child of Courage by Linda Scotson

Doran: Child of Courage by Linda Scotson

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The Zealous Intruders: Western Rediscovery of Palestine by Naomi Shepherd

The Zealous Intruders: Western Rediscovery of Palestine by Naomi Shepherd

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The Burning Bush: Antisemitism and World History by Barnet Litvinoff

The Burning Bush: Antisemitism and World History by Barnet Litvinoff

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A Winter's Tale by Fraser Harrison

A Winter's Tale by Fraser Harrison

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A December Vision: His Social Journalism by Charles Dickens

A December Vision: His Social Journalism by Charles Dickens

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The Other Child by Linda Scotson

The Other Child by Linda Scotson

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Over the High Passes: Year in the Himalayas by Christina Noble

Over the High Passes: Year in the Himalayas by Christina Noble

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The Children We Deserve: Love and Hate in the Making of the Family by Rosalind Miles

The Children We Deserve: Love and Hate in the Making of the Family by Rosalind Miles

At a time when violence both towards and by children is on the increase, Rosalind Miles investigates the worldwide crisis of parenthood. This book tel...

The Prospect Before Her: History of Women in Western Europe, 1500-1800 by Olwen H. Hufton

The Prospect Before Her: History of Women in Western Europe, 1500-1800 by Olwen H. Hufton

This book brings together a mass of detailed and dispersed material on women in early modern Europe, as well as giving readers a new interpretation of...

The Marriage of Likeness: Same-sex Unions in Pre-modern Europe by John Boswell

The Marriage of Likeness: Same-sex Unions in Pre-modern Europe by John Boswell

For the last two decades the campaign for the sanctioning of gay marriages has been defamed by politicians and churches on the grounds that the notion...

The Pleasures of the Imagination: English Culture in the Eighteenth Century by John Brewer

The Pleasures of the Imagination: English Culture in the Eighteenth Century by John Brewer

This work explores English culture and its origins. It questions how it was that at the end of the 17th century, there was almost no native English tr...

On Queer Street: Social History of British Homosexuality, 1895-1995 by Hugh David

On Queer Street: Social History of British Homosexuality, 1895-1995 by Hugh David

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England is Mine: Pop Life in Albion from Wilde to Goldie by Michael Bracewell

England is Mine: Pop Life in Albion from Wilde to Goldie by Michael Bracewell

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Mother of All Myths by Aminatta Forna

Mother of All Myths by Aminatta Forna

For a number of reasons rooted in the way society and our lifestyles have altered we now approach motherhood and mothering very differently to previou...

The New Fontana Dictionary of Modern Thought by Edited by Alan Bullock

The New Fontana Dictionary of Modern Thought by Edited by Alan Bullock

A new, fully revised and updated edition of a well-established, unique work of reference and companion to all fields of modern thought.* First publi...

The Culture of the Europeans by Donald Sassoon

The Culture of the Europeans by Donald Sassoon

A magisterial narrative account of the creation and consumption of all forms of 'culture' across the European continent over the last two hundred year...

Flashbacks by Barry Humphries

Flashbacks by Barry Humphries

Captain Cook 'discovered' Australia in 1770. Barry Humphries rediscovered it in the 1950s. His dazzling insights into the eccentricities of Australian...

Windrush: Irresistible Rise of Multi-racial Britain by Trevor Phillips

Windrush: Irresistible Rise of Multi-racial Britain by Trevor Phillips

50 years ago 500 West indians made a 30 day journey across the Atlantic in an ageing merchant ship, the Empire Windrush. They were to become the symbo...

No Logo by Naomi Klein

No Logo by Naomi Klein

By the time you're 21, you'll have seen or heard a million advertisements, but you won't be happier for it. This is a book about that much-maligned, m...

The Pleasures of the Imagination: English Culture in the Eighteenth Century by John Brewer

The Pleasures of the Imagination: English Culture in the Eighteenth Century by John Brewer

How is it that at the end of the 17th century there was almost no native English tradition in painting, theatre, music or publishing, yet by the end o...

Why Men Don't Iron: Real Science of Gender Studies by Anne Moir

Why Men Don't Iron: Real Science of Gender Studies by Anne Moir

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Why Men Don't Iron: The New Reality of Gender Differences by Anne Moir

Why Men Don't Iron: The New Reality of Gender Differences by Anne Moir

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Regeneration: The Story of the Dome by Adam Nicolson

Regeneration: The Story of the Dome by Adam Nicolson

Adam Nicolson's book is a fascinating picture of the spirit of Britain in the new millennium coupled with a biography of the Dome, and an analysis o...

Words of Love: Passionate Women from Heloise to Sylvia Plath by Pamela Norris

Words of Love: Passionate Women from Heloise to Sylvia Plath by Pamela Norris

This is a rich, diverse social and cultural history of the development of romantic love in the West. From the earliest recorded history to the present...

Borrowed Time by Paul Monette

Borrowed Time by Paul Monette

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Men's Lives by Peter Matthiessen

Men's Lives by Peter Matthiessen

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Culture of Complaint: Fraying of America by Robert Hughes

Culture of Complaint: Fraying of America by Robert Hughes

This is a call for the re-knitting of a fragmented and over-tribalized America. It is a passionate book, filled with barbed wit and asides on public l...

Futurewise Hb by Patrick Dixon

Futurewise Hb by Patrick Dixon

As the millennium approaches, everyone wants to know what the future holds. On an individual, corporate and world scale, how society changes will affe...

Citizen Virtues: A New Pattern for Living by David Alton

Citizen Virtues: A New Pattern for Living by David Alton

Since the death of Princess Diana and the victory of new Labour, a search for new values has begun. Tolerance, justice, compassion and community are w...

Investigating Mass Media by Paul Trowler

Investigating Mass Media by Paul Trowler

This text is part of a series that aims to involve students actively in their study of the subject and encourage them to consider each topic in its wi...

Sure and Steadfast: History of the Boy's Brigade, 1883-1983 by John Springhall

Sure and Steadfast: History of the Boy's Brigade, 1883-1983 by John Springhall

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Isles of the Sea by Fitzroy Maclean

Isles of the Sea by Fitzroy Maclean

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Sociology (Collins Dictionary of) by David Jary

Sociology (Collins Dictionary of) by David Jary

The Collins Dictionary of Sociology is a clear, balanced guide to the terms and concepts used in every area of sociology, and to related terms in p...

Collins Dictionary Of Slogans: From Dig for Victory to Eat More Fruit by Nigel Rees

Collins Dictionary Of Slogans: From Dig for Victory to Eat More Fruit by Nigel Rees

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Superstitions by Carol P. Shaw

Superstitions by Carol P. Shaw

An intriguing insight into supersititions and omens, this book explains the background behind them. Fully illustrated, it includes both good and bad o...

Mythology by Harper Collins Publishers

Mythology by Harper Collins Publishers

Apollo, Zeus, Isis, Mars, Thor -- the Gods of ancient Greece, Rome, Egypt and Scandinavia are not forgotten. Collins Gem Mythology looks at the major ...

World Made Whole by Esther de Waal

World Made Whole by Esther de Waal

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The American Jew: Voices from an American Jewish Community by Dan Cohn-Sherbok

The American Jew: Voices from an American Jewish Community by Dan Cohn-Sherbok

The Jewish community in America is the largest and most influential outside Israel itself. The Jewish lobby in Congress is ignored at a politician's p...

Levi-Strauss by Edmund Leach

Levi-Strauss by Edmund Leach

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King Arthur's Avalon: Story of Glastonbury by Geoffrey Ashe

King Arthur's Avalon: Story of Glastonbury by Geoffrey Ashe

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Keywords by Raymond Williams

Keywords by Raymond Williams

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My Mother, My Self by Nancy Friday

My Mother, My Self by Nancy Friday

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The Woman Question by Edited by Mary Evans

The Woman Question by Edited by Mary Evans

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The Cinderella Complex: Women's Hidden Fear of Independence by Colette Dowling

The Cinderella Complex: Women's Hidden Fear of Independence by Colette Dowling

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An English Madam: Life and Work of Cynthia Payne by Paul Bailey

An English Madam: Life and Work of Cynthia Payne by Paul Bailey

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What Do Women Want? by Susie Orbach

What Do Women Want? by Susie Orbach

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The Courage to Change: Hope and Help for Alcoholics and Their Families by Dennis Wholey

The Courage to Change: Hope and Help for Alcoholics and Their Families by Dennis Wholey

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Reflecting Men: At Twice Their Natural Size by Sally Cline

Reflecting Men: At Twice Their Natural Size by Sally Cline

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Animal Warfare by David Henshaw

Animal Warfare by David Henshaw

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Animals Have More Sense by Sid Jenkins

Animals Have More Sense by Sid Jenkins

Chief Inspector of the RSPCA, Sid Jenkins, writes about his work in the frontline of the fight against cruelty, recalls some memorable episodes, and m...

The Burning Bush: Antisemitism and World History by Barnet Litvinoff

The Burning Bush: Antisemitism and World History by Barnet Litvinoff

This is a study of anti-Semitism through the ages from early Christianity to the Holocaust and the establishment of the state of Israel. The author br...

Perfect Women: Hidden Fears of Inadequacy and the Drive to Perform by Colette Dowling

Perfect Women: Hidden Fears of Inadequacy and the Drive to Perform by Colette Dowling

In this book the author asks, What happens to women between infancy and maturity that so affects their sense of self?. Women are conditioned, by a w...

When a Woman Means Business by Debbie Moore

When a Woman Means Business by Debbie Moore

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Keeping it Up by Cathy Hopkins

Keeping it Up by Cathy Hopkins

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