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  1. COMPENDIUM OF THE WORLD’S LANGUAGES

    COMPENDIUM OF THE WORLD’S LANGUAGES

    GEORGE L CAMPBELL and GARETH KING

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    This edition of Compendium of the World's Languages has been thoroughly revised to provide up-to-date and accurate descriptions of more than fifty individual languages. All cultural and histori... Learn More
  2. THE DICTIONARY OF SCOTTISH PAINTERS

    THE DICTIONARY OF SCOTTISH PAINTERS
    1600 to the Present

    JULIAN HALSBY and PAUL HARRIS
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    This illustrated reference work contains alphabetically arranged entries on some 2,000 painters, both major and minor figures, who have worked in Scotland since 1600. Each artist is placed in an art h... Learn More
  3. THE GROVE DICTIONARY OF  MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS

    THE GROVE DICTIONARY OF MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS

    Edited by LAURENCE LIBIN et al

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    This reference publication aims to present basic information about the most important musical instruments worldwide and a broad, representative selection of lesser-known ones of particular significanc... Learn More
  4. THE WORLD FOR A KING

    THE WORLD FOR A KING
    Pierre Desceliers’ World Map of 1550

    CHET VAN DUZER

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    A full-scale colour reproduction and commentary on one of the British Library's greatest treasures, the manuscript world map of 1550 produced by Pierre Desceliers. Compendious, exotic, sumptuously ill... Learn More
  5. FACTS ARE SACRED

    FACTS ARE SACRED
    The Power of Data

    SIMON ROGERS

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    What is the true human cost of the war in Afghanistan? What are the real effects of the austerity measures? And how did the London riots spread so quickly? Facts are Sacred, the award-winning d... Learn More
  6. A HISTORY OF THE 20TH CENTURY IN 100 MAPS

    A HISTORY OF THE 20TH CENTURY IN 100 MAPS

    TIM BRYARS and TOM HARPER

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    The twentieth century was a golden age of map-making, and maps permeated almost every aspect of daily life. It was a century overshadowed by war and marked by tremendous social and technological chang... Learn More
  7. MIGRATION RECORDS

    MIGRATION RECORDS
    A Guide for Family Historians

    ROGER KERSHAW

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    Over the past 400 years, thousands of people have moved to settle in Britain and thousands more left its shores for life overseas. This practical guide shows how to explore migration records -- and an... Learn More
  8. RUSSIAN-ENGLISH DICTIONARY OF IDIOMS

    RUSSIAN-ENGLISH DICTIONARY OF IDIOMS

    SOPHIA LUBENSKY

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    This is the most comprehensive and scholarly bilingual dictionary of Russian idioms available. It includes close to 14,000 idioms, set expressions and sayings found in contemporary colloquial Russian ... Learn More
  9. A COMPANION TO GALICIAN CULTURE

    A COMPANION TO GALICIAN CULTURE

    Edited by HELENA MIGUÉLEZ-CARBALLEIRA

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    Of all the differentiated regions of contemporary Spain, Galicia is the most deeply marked by political, economic and cultural inequities throughout the centuries. Possibly due to the absence of a nat... Learn More
  10. DO I MAKE MYSELF CLEAR?

    DO I MAKE MYSELF CLEAR?
    Why Writing Well Matters

    SIR HAROLD EVANS

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    Harold Evans has edited everything from the urgent files of battlefield reporters to the complex thought processes of Henry Kissinger, and he has been knighted for his services to journalism. In his d... Learn More

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