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              Economists at War: How a Handful of Economists Helped Win and Lose the World Wars

              Economists at War: How a Handful of Economists Helped Win and Lose the World Wars (Hardback)

              By Bollard, Alan

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              Wartime is not just about military success. Economists at War tells a different story - about a group of remarkable economists who used their skills to help their countries fight their battles during the Chinese-Japanese War, World War II, and the Cold War.

              ISBN 9780198846000
              Released NZ 26 Dec 2019
              Publisher Oxford University Press (S3)
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              Sound Commitments: Avant-garde Music and the Sixties
                

              Sound Commitments: Avant-garde Music and the Sixties (Paperback)

              Edited by Adlington, Robert

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              Many avant-garde musicians were intensely involved in the cultural upheavals of the 1960s, and often sought to reflect this in their music. However, aesthetic experiment was not always easily reconciled with social progressiveness. This volume examines this distinctive form of en...gagement across a range of genres and geographical locations.
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              ISBN 9780195336658
              Released NZ 22 Jan 2009
              Publisher Oxford University Press (S3)
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              Oboe Art and Method
                

              Oboe Art and Method (Paperback)

              By Schuring, Martin

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              In Oboe Art and Method, veteran oboe performer and instructor Martin Schuring describes in detail all of the basic techniques of oboe playing (including breathing, embouchure, finger technique, articulation, and phrasing) and reed making, with expert tips and step-by-step instruc...tions for how best to perform each of these tasks with grace and technical efficiency.
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              ISBN 9780195374575
              Released NZ 1 Jul 2009
              Publisher Oxford University Press (S3)
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              Anxiety: A Very Short Introduction
               

              Anxiety: A Very Short Introduction (Paperback)

              By Freeman, Daniel; Freeman, Jason

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              Are we born with our fears or do we learn them? Why do our fears persist? What purpose does anxiety serve? In this Very Short Introduction we discover what anxiety is, what causes it, and how it can be treated. Looking at six major anxiety disorders, the authors introduce us to t...his most ubiquitous and essential of emotions.
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              ISBN 9780199567157
              Released NZ 24 Jul 2012
              Publisher Oxford University Press (S3)
              Interest Age 14+ years
              Series Very Short Introductions
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              Bridges: The science and art of the world's most inspiring structures
                

              Bridges: The science and art of the world's most inspiring structures (Paperback)

              By Blockley, David

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              Bridges are remarkable structures. Often vast, immense, and sometimes beautiful, they can be icons of cities. David Blockley explains how to read a bridge, how they stand up, and how engineers design them to be so strong. He examines the engineering problems posed by bridges, and... considers their cultural, aesthetic, and historical importance.
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              ISBN 9780199645725
              Released NZ 8 May 2012
              Publisher Oxford University Press (S3)
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              The Wind in the Willows
               

              The Wind in the Willows (Paperback)

              By Grahame, Kenneth; Edited by Hunt, Peter

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              An international children's classic, The Wind in the Willows grew from the author's letters to his young son, yet it is concerned almost exclusively with adult themes. This new edition explores a profoundly English book with a world following; a book for adults adopted by childre...n; a timeless masterpiece and a vital portrait of an age.
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              ISBN 9780199567560
              Released NZ 8 Oct 2010
              Publisher Oxford University Press (S3)
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              Series Oxford World's Classics
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              Giant Molecules: From nylon to nanotubes
                

              Giant Molecules: From nylon to nanotubes (Paperback)

              By Gratzer, Walter

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              Macromolecules are a fascinating group of molecules with some remarkable properties, many of which are only just being discovered and exploited by science. Walter Gratzer explores their history, structure, and properties: from DNA to polymers, to their cutting edge uses in nanoar...rays and biomimetics.
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              ISBN 9780199562138
              Released NZ 26 May 2011
              Publisher Oxford University Press (S3)
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              Catherine the Great: Life and Legend
               

              Catherine the Great: Life and Legend (Paperback, New edition)

              By Alexander, John T.

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              Drawing on little-known sources, including newly-translated editions of Catherine's love notes, John Alexander has produced a balanced appraisal and biography of one of the most powerful, infamous and colourful figures in modern history.

              ISBN 9780195061628
              Released NZ 1 Jan 1996
              Publisher Oxford University Press (S3)
              Interest Age 14+ years
              Series Oxford lives
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              The Man Who Saved Sea Turtles: Archie Carr and the Origins of Conservation Biology
                

              The Man Who Saved Sea Turtles: Archie Carr and the Origins of Conservation Biology (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Davis, Frederick R.

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              First scientific biography of Archie Carr (1909-1987), the world's authority on the ecology and conservation of sea turtles for most of his distinguished career.

              ISBN 9780199913824
              Released NZ 30 Aug 2012
              Publisher Oxford University Press (S3)
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              The Rule of Empires: Those Who Built Them, Those Who Endured Them, and Why They Always Fall

              The Rule of Empires: Those Who Built Them, Those Who Endured Them, and Why They Always Fall (Paperback)

              By Parsons, Timothy

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              A grand account of the evolution of empire from its origins in ancient Rome to its most recent twentieth-century embodiment, The Rule of Empires explores the historical reality of subjugation and exposes the true limits of imperial power.

              ISBN 9780199931156
              Released NZ 15 Aug 2012
              Publisher Oxford University Press (S3)
              Interest Age 19+ years
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