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              Books by David Baker

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              Swift: New and Selected Poems

              Swift: New and Selected Poems (Hardback)

              By Baker, David

              • RRP: $48.99
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              A sweeping poetic achievement, Swift represents David Baker's evolution as one of American poetry's most significant voices.

              ISBN 9780393652765
              Released NZ 29 Apr 2019
              Publisher WW Norton & Co
              Interest Age General Audience
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              Rocket Manual: An insight into the development and technology of space rockets and satellite launchers

              Rocket Manual: An insight into the development and technology of space rockets and satellite launchers (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Baker, David

              • RRP: $55.00
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              An insight into the development, evolution and technology of rocket motors

              ISBN 9780857333711
              Released NZ 5 Feb 2015
              Publisher Haynes Publishing Group
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              Meter in English: A Critical Engagement
               

              Meter in English: A Critical Engagement (Hardback, New ed.)

              Edited by Baker, David

              • Imp. $131.50
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              Renowned poets and experts in metrics respond to Robert Wallace's pivotal essay, Meter in English, which clarifies and simplifies methods of studying poetry.

              ISBN 9781557284228
              Released NZ 30 Jan 1997
              Publisher Inbooks
              Interest Age 19+ years
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              Apollo 13 Manual: An engineering insight into how NASA saved the crew of the crippled Moon mission

              Apollo 13 Manual: An engineering insight into how NASA saved the crew of the crippled Moon mission (Hardback)

              By Baker, David

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              On 13 April 1970, Apollo 13 suffered a near-catastrophic explosion. The planned lunar landing was instantly called off and the new challenge was to get the spacecraft safely back to Earth. When the carbon dioxide in the three astronauts' exhaled breath threatened to asphyxiate th...em, the crew improvised a filter device, which had been tested in Mission Control, to make the air breathable. Only hours before hurtling back into the atmosphere did they power up the Apollo spacecraft again - not knowing if it had been fatally damaged in the explosion. Here is the in-depth, inside technical story of how a potential disaster became NASA's finest hour, told by a member of the team working in Mission Control during the crisis to ensure the astronauts' safety.
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              ISBN 9780857333872
              Replacement this title has been replaced by: 9781785217302
              Released NZ 3 Oct 2013
              Publisher Haynes Publishing Group
              Interest Age General Audience
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              The Truth about Small Towns: Poems
               

              The Truth about Small Towns: Poems (Paperback)

              By Baker, David

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              Regional in the best sense, Baker's poems capture the universal human commerce of love and conflict enduring under the water towers and storefronts of America's heartland. Working in syllabics, sonnets, couplets, and free verse, Baker can write unflinchingly about love, illness, ...madness, and perseverance.
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              ISBN 9781557285171
              Released NZ 30 Jun 1998
              Publisher Inbooks
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              Heresy and the Ideal
               

              Heresy and the Ideal (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Baker, David

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              Heresy and the Ideal is a powerful collection of essays and essay-reviews which David Baker wrote and published throughout the 1990s. He thoroughly discusses the work of more than fifty contemporary poets, including T. R. Hummer, Miller Williams, Albert Goldbarth, Jane Kenyon, Ga...lway Kinnell, Charles Simic, Ted Kooser, David Wojahn, Alice Fulton, Louise Gluck, and Charles Wright. He takes as his models some of the great critical books of the past three decades, especially Richard Howard's masterpiece, Alone with America, and Helen Vendler's Part of Nature, Part of Us, as well as other works by Laurence Lieberman, Majorie Perloff, Carol Muske, and Mary Kinzie. At its center, Heresy and the Ideal is based on Baker's sense of Romantic poetics, especially on how contemporary poets have applied, altered, or rejected certain Romantic principles. He uses the Romantic trope to measure the tension between passion and reason and between the problems of literary transcendence and the obligations of social engagement. The result is a welcome variety of enlightening, practical criticism devoid of exclusionary jargon and based on persistent attention to an individual poem or book of poems. Utilizing the essay-review, Baker considers each poet's purposes and achievements. He blends the strategies of explanation, analysis, and evaluation, clarifying each poet's work instead of complaining or condemning. Heresy and the Ideal addresses a wide and diverse range of contemporary poetry and should take a deserved place both as a critical introduction to the work of many important poets and as a work that documents and explores the shape of poetry at the end of the millennium.
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              ISBN 9781557286031
              Released NZ 30 Mar 2000
              Publisher Inbooks
              Interest Age 19+ years
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              Deaths After Police Contact: Constructing Accountability in the 21st Century
                

              Deaths After Police Contact: Constructing Accountability in the 21st Century (Trade Paperback / Paperback, Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 2016)

              By Baker, David

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              This book investigates death after police contact in England and Wales in the twenty-first century. It examines how regulatory bodies construct accountability in such cases. Cases of death after police contact have the potential to cause deep unease in society. They highlight the... unique role of the police in being legitimately able to use force whilst at the same time being expected to preserve life. People who are from Black, or Minority Ethnic backgrounds, or have mental health issues, or are dependent on substances are disproportionately more likely to die in these cases, and this emphasises the sensitive nature of many of these deaths to society. Deaths after Police Contact examines police legitimacy and the legitimacy of police regulators in these cases. The book argues that accountability is produced by a relatively arbitrary system of regulation that investigates such deaths as individual cases, rather than attempting to learn lessons from annual trends and patterns that might prevent future deaths. It will be of great interest to scholars and upper-level students of policing and criminal justice.
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              ISBN 9781349954780
              Released NZ 9 Nov 2018
              Publisher Palgrave Macmillan
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series Critical Criminological Perspectives
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              Managing Historic Sites and Buildings: Reconciling Presentation and Preservation
               

              Managing Historic Sites and Buildings: Reconciling Presentation and Preservation (Paperback)

              Edited by Baker, David; Chitty, Gill

              • RRP: $79.99
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              This accessible volume examines the choices and tensions involved in the conservation and interpretation of our historic built heritage. Using a case-study format, the contributions come from a wide-range of heritage professionals.

              ISBN 9780415208154
              Released NZ 19 Aug 1999
              Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series Issues in Heritage Management
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              Edexcel A Level Maths: AS Level Exam Practice Workbook (Pack of 10)
               

              Edexcel A Level Maths: AS Level Exam Practice Workbook (Pack of 10) (Mixed media product / Mixed Media, Contains 10 Paperback / softbacks)

              Series edited by Baker, David

              • RRP: $167.99
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              This book provides six mock papers for the new 2017 Edexcel AS Level (first exams in 2018). With rubric at the front, and space to write answers directly onto the page, this book provides realistic practice of the actual exam. The full mark scheme is available FREE on this websit...e.
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              ISBN 9780198413196
              Released NZ 16 Jun 2017
              Publisher Oxford University Press (S2)
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series Edexcel A Level Maths
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              Edexcel A Level Maths: AS Level Exam Practice Workbook
               

              Edexcel A Level Maths: AS Level Exam Practice Workbook (Mixed media product / Mixed Media)

              Series edited by Baker, David

              • RRP: $17.99
              • $17.99
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              This book provides six mock papers for the new 2017 Edexcel AS Level (first exams in 2018). With rubric at the front, and space to write answers directly onto the page, this book provides realistic practice of the actual exam. The full mark scheme is available FREE on this websit...e.
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              ISBN 9780198413189
              Released NZ 16 Jun 2017
              Publisher Oxford University Press (S2)
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series Edexcel A Level Maths
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