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  • Superintelligence
    Superintelligence (English, Paperback) Nick Bostrom

    This seminal book injects the topic of superintelligence into the academic and popular mainstream. What happens when machines surpass humans in general intelligence? Will artificial agents save or destroy us? In a tour de force of analytic thinking, Bostrom lays a foundation for understanding the future of humanity and intelligent life.

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  • The Globalization of World Politics
    The Globalization of World Politics (English, Paperback) John Baylis

    The best-selling introduction to international relations offers the most comprehensive coverage of the key theories and global issues in world politics, written by the leading experts in the field.

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  • Beyond the Northlands
    Beyond the Northlands (English, Hardback) Eleanor Rosamund Barraclough

    A trip to the furthest edgelands of the Viking world via the drama of the Old Norse sagas - from the Arctic Circle to Constantinople, north America to Kievan Rus.

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  • The Brothers Lionheart
    The Brothers Lionheart (English, Paperback) Astrid Lindgren, Ilon Wikland

    My brother, Jonathan, knew that I was going to die. 'How can things be so terrible,' I asked. 'That some people have to die, when they're not even ten years old?' 'I don't think it's that terrible,' said Jonathan. 'I think you'll have a marvellous time.' A tender story of courage, love, and life after death.

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  • Karlson on the Roof
    Karlson on the Roof (Paperback) Astrid Lindgren, Tony Ross

    Imagine Eric's delight when, one day, a little man with a propeller on his back appears hovering at the window! It's Karlson and he lives in a house on the roof. Soon Eric and Karlson are sharing all sorts of adventures, from tackling thieves and playing tricks to looping the loop and running across the rooftops.

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  • Oxygen
    Oxygen (English, Paperback) Nick Lane

    Oxygen is the engine of life and evolution. This book explores the impact that oxygen has had on Earth, and the history of life. Explaining the rise of animals and plants, the origin of two sexes, and the evolution of ageing and death, it offers fresh perspectives on our own lives, explaining why we age and what we can do about it.

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  • Cybersecurity and Cyberwar
    Cybersecurity and Cyberwar (English, Paperback) Peter W. Singer, Allan Friedman

    A generation ago, "cyberspace" was just a term from science fiction, used to describe the nascent network of computers linking a few university labs. Today, our entire modern way of life, from communication to commerce to conflict, fundamentally depends on the Internet. And the cybersecurity issues that result challenge literally everyone: politicians wrestling with everything from cybercrime to...

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  • Riddles of Existence
    Riddles of Existence (English, Paperback) Earl Conee, Theodore Sider

    Riddles of Existence makes metaphysics genuinely accessible, even fun. Its lively, informal style brings the riddles to life and shows how stimulating they can be. Anyone wanting to think about life's most profound questions will find it provocative and entertaining. This edition is updated throughout, and features two brand new chapters.

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  • Oxford English Mini Dictionary
    Oxford English Mini Dictionary (English, Paperback) Oxford Dictionaries

    An easy-to-use dictionary containing 90,000 up-to-date words, phrases, and definitions.

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  • Gaia
    Gaia (English, Paperback) James Lovelock

    Gaia, in which James Lovelock puts forward his inspirational and controversial idea that the Earth functions as a single organism, with life influencing planetary processes to form a self-regulating system aiding its own survival, is now a classic work that continues to provoke heated scientific debate.

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  • The Castle of Otranto
    The Castle of Otranto (English, Paperback) Horace Walpole

    One of the most influential Gothic novels, The Castle of Otranto established the literary effects associated with the genre: an ancient castle, secret passages, supernatural visitations, an innocent girl threatened with violence, sudden revelations, terror, and excitement. This new edition explores the reasons for the novel's impact.

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  • The New Oxford Shakespeare: Modern Critical Edition
    The New Oxford Shakespeare: Modern Critical Edition (English, Hardback) William Shakespeare

    A completely new modern-spelling edition of all of Shakespeare's plays and poems, edited afresh from the original texts. With extensive introductions and on-page notes, it gives students and theatre-lovers the very best resources to understand and enjoy Shakespeare's works.

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  • What is Life?
    What is Life? (English, Paperback) Addy Pross

    Seventy years ago, Erwin Schrodinger posed a profound question: 'What is life, and how did it emerge from non-life?' Scientists have puzzled over it ever since. Addy Pross uses insights from the new field of systems chemistry to show how chemistry can become biology, and that Darwinian evolution is the expression of a deeper physical principle.

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  • Once Upon a Time
    Once Upon a Time (English, Hardback) Marina Warner

    In ten succinct chapters, Marina Warner guides us through the rich world of fairy tale, from Cinderella and Hansel and Gretel to Snow White and Pan's Labyrinth. Exploring pervasive themes of folklore, myth, the supernatural, imagination, and fantasy, Warner highlights the impact of the genre on human understanding, history, and culture.

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  • An Introduction to Political Philosophy
    An Introduction to Political Philosophy (English, Paperback) Jonathan Wolff

    A concise, lucid and thought-provoking introduction to the most important questions of political philosophy, organised around the major issues. Wolff provides the structure that beginners' need, whilst also introducing some distinctive ideas of his own.

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  • Fiddle Time Joggers + CD
    Fiddle Time Joggers + CD (Sheet music) Kathy Blackwell, David Blackwell

    Fiddle Time is a great series for young violinists. Packed with lively original tunes, well-known pieces, and easy duets, the series is carefully paced to build confidence every step of the way.

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  • The Death of Expertise
    The Death of Expertise (English, Hardback) Tom Nichols

    From the anti-vaccination movement to citizen blogging to uninformed attacks on GMOs, the nation has witnessed a surge in intellectual egalitarianism. While increased access to information undoubtedly brings some societal benefits, the leap to enlightenment that millions of lightly educated people believe they make after scouring WebMD or Wikipedia undermines established sources of knowledge.

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  • The Oxford Companion to Cheese
    The Oxford Companion to Cheese (English, Hardback) Mateo Kehler

    The Oxford Companion to Cheese answers a clear call for the kind of subject-defining reference work that The Oxford Companion to Wine achieved. It is the first truly comprehensive cheese book, containing 855 A-Z scholarly, yet accessible entries on the history, culture, and science of cheese making and cheese enjoyment, worldwide.

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  • Marine Biology: A Very Short Introduction
    Marine Biology: A Very Short Introduction (English, Paperback) Philip V. Mladenov

    In this Very Short Introduction, Philip Mladenov provides a fascinating overview of marine biology. Including a tour of marine life and marine processes that ranges from the polar oceans to tropical coral reefs, he outlines the principles of marine biology whilst demonstrating the fundamental impact humans have on the oceans and their ecology.

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  • The Poetic Edda
    The Poetic Edda (English, Paperback) Carolyne Larrington

    A fully revised translation of the great collection of Norse-Icelandic mythological and heroic poetry known as the Poetic Edda, containing the narratives of the creation of the world and the coming of Ragnarok, the Doom of the Gods. Gods, giants, and human heroes populate the poems. This edition includes three new poems.

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