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The Happy Passion : A Personal View of Jacob Bronowski

Subjects: Scientists--Poland--BiographySCIENCE / History

  • Abstract: Jacob Bronowski (1908-1974) lived through what he described as'the two great catastrophes of the twentieth century: the rise of Hitler in 1933 and the dropping of ...

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Travels Through History - Northern Ireland and Scotland

Subjects: TRAVEL / Essays & Travelogues; TRAVEL / Europe / Great Britain

  • Abstract: A series of essays about visits to the murals of West Belfast, the award-winning Titanic Centre, The World Heritage Site of the Giant's Causeway, the ...

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Guide to Puglia : Five Walking Tours

Subjects: TRAVEL / Europe / General

  • Abstract: Puglia is a developing tourist area in Southern Italy that is beginning to attract tourists to its varied charms. No longer just a terminus for ...

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Travels Through History - France

Subjects: TRAVEL / Europe / General

  • Abstract: The south-eastern part of France has an abundance of historical interest. From the Roman theatres of Arles and Orange to the Cathar castles in the ...

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101 Amazing Women : Extraordinary Heroines Throughout History

Subjects: Women--BiographyBIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Women

  • Abstract: Throughout human history, countless women have made important contributions to society. Some have made scientific discoveries vital to modern-day life, whereas others have fought for ...

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The Encyclopedia of Aerodynamics

Subjects: Aerodynamics--EncyclopediasTECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Engineering (General)

  • Abstract: The Encyclopedia of Aerodynamics was written for pilots at all levels from private pilot to airline pilot, military pilots and students of aerodynamics as a ...

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Alone in the Crowd : Utopia and Dystopia on the Parisian Boulevards

Subjects: UtopiasART / History / General

  • Abstract: Alone in the Crowd discusses the identity of nineteenth-century Paris, one of the most widely imaged cities in the modern world, whose most enduring attribute ...

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Presidents of the United States of America, 1732-1901

Subjects: Presidents--United States--Genealogy; Presidents--United States--HistoryREFERENCE / Genealogy & Heraldry

  • Abstract: The United States of America is a relatively young country but already has a distinguished history and in this time has been shaped by some ...

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101 Amazing Facts About William Shakespeare

Subjects: Dramatists, English--Early modern, 1500-1700--BiographyBIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Literary Figures; DRAMA / European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh

  • Abstract: Did you know Shakespeare introduced thousands of words into the English language, amongst them alligator, eyeball and swagger? Do you know what unusual item he ...

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