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              Chinese Thought: From Confucius to Cook Ding

              Chinese Thought: From Confucius to Cook Ding (Hardback)

              By Sterckx, Roel

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              We are often told that the twenty-first century is bound to become China's century. Never before has Chinese culture been so physically, digitally, economically or aesthetically present in everyday life in the Western world. But how much do we really know about its origins and ke ...

              ISBN 9780241385906
              Published 2 April 2019 by Penguin
              Interest Age 16+ years
              Series Pelican books
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              A Short History of Brexit: From Brentry to Backstop

              A Short History of Brexit: From Brentry to Backstop (Hardback)

              By O'Rourke, Kevin

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              After all the debates, manoeuvrings, recriminations and exaltations, Brexit is upon us. But, as Kevin O'Rourke writes, Brexit did not emerge out of nowhere- it is the culmination of events that have been under way for decades and have historical roots stretching back well beyond ...

              ISBN 9780241398272
              Published 6 February 2019 by Penguin
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series Pelican books
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              Our Universe: An Astronomer's Guide

              Our Universe: An Astronomer's Guide (Hardback)

              By Dunkley, Jo

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              For many years now, we have known the story of the Solar System, and the Earth's place in it. We have mapped out the stars in the night sky, and have known that we live in a disk of stars that makes up the Milky Way galaxy. But, in the past few decades, huge steps have been taken ...

              ISBN 9780241385395
              Published 22 January 2019 by Penguin
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              Series Pelican books
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              This Is Shakespeare

              This Is Shakespeare (Hardback)

              By Smith, Emma

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              A genius and prophet whose timeless works encapsulate the human condition like no others. A writer who surpassed his contemporaries in vision, originality and literary mastery. Who wrote like an angel, putting it all so much better than anyone else. Is this Shakespeare? Well, sor ...

              ISBN 9780241392157
              Published 7 May 2019 by Penguin
              Interest Age 16+ years
              Series Pelican books
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              The Art of Statistics: Learning from Data

              The Art of Statistics: Learning from Data (Hardback)

              By Spiegelhalter, David

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              Statistics has played a leading role in our scientific understanding of the world for centuries, yet we are all familiar with the way statistical claims can be sensationalised, particularly in the media. In the age of big data, as data science becomes established as a discipline, ...

              ISBN 9780241398630
              Published 2 April 2019 by Penguin
              Interest Age 16+ years
              Series Pelican books
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              Our Universe: An Astronomer's Guide

              Our Universe: An Astronomer's Guide (Paperback)

              By Dunkley, Jo

              • RRP: $28.00
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              For many years now, we have known the story of the Solar System, and the Earth's place in it. We have mapped out the stars in the night sky, and have known that we live in a disk of stars that makes up the Milky Way galaxy. But, in the past few decades, huge steps have been taken ...

              ISBN 9780241235874
              Published 18 June 2018 by Penguin
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              Series Pelican books
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              A Short History of Brexit: From Brentry to Backstop
                

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              By O'Rourke, Kevin

              A succinct, expert guide to how we got to BrexitAfter all the debates, manoeuvrings, recriminations and exaltations, Brexit is upon us. But, as Kevin O'Rourke writes, Brexit did not emerge out of nowhere: it is the culmination of events that have been under way for decades and ha ...

              ISBN 9780241398333
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              Language en
              Published 31 January 2019 by Penguin
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              Series Pelican books
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              Social Mobility: And Its Enemies
                

              Social Mobility: And Its Enemies (EPUB ebook)

              By Elliot Major, Lee; Machin, Stephen

              What are the effects of decreasing social mobility? How does education help - and hinder - us in improving our life chances? Why are so many of us stuck on the same social rung as our parents? Apart from the USA, Britain has the lowest social mobility in the Western world. The la ...

              ISBN 9780241317037
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              Language en
              Published 27 September 2018 by Penguin
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series Pelican books
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              A Political History of the World: Three Thousand Years of War and Peace

              A Political History of the World: Three Thousand Years of War and Peace (Hardback)

              By Holslag, Jonathan

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              A three-thousand year history of the world that examines the causes of war and the search for peace In three thousand years of history, China has spent at least eleven centuries at war. The Roman Empire was in conflict during at least 50 per cent of its lifetime. Since 1776, the ...

              ISBN 9780241352045
              Published 3 November 2018 by Penguin
              Interest Age 16+ years
              Series Pelican books
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              The Human Planet: How We Created the Anthropocene

              The Human Planet: How We Created the Anthropocene (Paperback)

              By Lewis, Simon L.; Maslin, Mark A.

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              Meteorites, methane, mega-volcanoes and now human beings; the old forces of nature that transformed Earth many millions of years ago are joined by another: us. Our actions have driven Earth into a new geological epoch, the Anthropocene. For the first time in our home planet's 4.5 ...

              ISBN 9780241280881
              Published 18 June 2018 by Penguin
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              Series Pelican books
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