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Headway Academic Skills: 3: Reading, Writing, and Study Skills Student's Book

A four-level, paired skills course that teaches students in higher education the essential skills for academic success. Now with Oxford Online Skills Program to improve reading, writing, listening and speaking. Strands available: Reading, Writing, and Study Skills Listening, Speaking, and Study Skills

The Calculus Story: A Mathematical Adventure

Acheson, David (Emeritus Fellow, Jesus C
Calculus is the mathematical method for the analysis of things that change, and since in the natural world we are surrounded by change, the development of calculus was a huge breakthrough in the history of mathematics. David Acheson charts the historical development of calculus and takes readers through the basic ideas, step by step.

1089 and All That: A Journey into Mathematics

Acheson, David (Fellow, Jesus College, O
Pure mathematical gold, this insightful book by established author David Acheson makes mathematics accessible to everyone. The entertaining journey through the subject includes some fascinating puzzles and is accompanied by numerous illustrations and sketches by world famous cartoonists.

Invisible Agents: Women and Espionage in Seventeenth-Century Britain

Akkerman, Nadine (Reader in early modern
A compelling history of women in seventeenth century espionage, telling the forgotten tales of women from all walks of life who acted as spies in early modern Britain. Nadine Akkerman has immersed herself in archives and letter collections, acting as a modern-day spymistress to unearth plots and conspiracies that have long been hidden by history.

Ireland, Literature, and the Coast: Seatangled

Allen, Nicholas (Endowed Professor in Hu
Ireland is home to one of the world's great literary and artistic traditions. This book reads Irish literature and art in context of the island's coastal and maritime cultures, setting a diverse range of writing and visual art in a fluid panorama of liquid associations that connect Irish literature to an archipelago of other times and places.

Betty Goes Bananas

Antony, Steve
Meet Betty, a baby gorilla. When Betty finds a banana that just wont open ... Betty ... goes ... BANANAS!

Galileo's Finger: The Ten Great Ideas of Science

Atkins, Peter (Professor of Chemistry, U
Any literate person should be familiar with the central ideas of modern science. This book introduces the author's choice of the ten great ideas of science. It aims to lead the reader through the emergence of the concepts, and then present them in an effective manner.

A Dot in the Snow

Averiss, Corrinne
This is the story of a curious polar bear, a little girl lost in the snow, and the precious friendship they discover together. With themes of empathy and kindness, the story is stunningly illustrated by debut illustrator, Fiona Woodcock. 'Breathtakingly lovely. I adored this book.' Cerrie Burnell.

Archaeology: A Very Short Introduction

Bahn, Paul (Freelance writer, translator
The explorations of archaeology encompass the whole globe, survey 2.5 million years, and range from deserts to jungles, from deep caves to mountain tops, and from pebble tools to GPS. Its efforts to reconstruct and understand the past do not fail to fascinate us. Paul Bahn explores the importance of archaeology in this entertaining introduction.

Looking Backward

Bellamy, Edward
Edward Bellamy's Looking Backward (1888) is a thunderous indictment of industrial capitalism and a resplendent vision of life in a socialist utopia. Matthew Beaumont's lively edition explores the political and psychological peculiarities of this celebrated utopian fiction.

Investigation Of Fraud And Economic

Betts, Michael J (Head of Training Deliv
Provides the knowledge, skills and understanding required to effectively counter fraud and economic crimes, centred on the Fraud Investigation Model (FIM) and aligned with the College of Policing's Authorised Professional Practice.

Oxford Dictionary of Philosophy

Blackburn, Simon (Professor of Philosoph
This dictionary is written by one of the leading philosophers of our time, and it is recognized as the best dictionary of its kind. Comprehensive and authoritative, it includes over 3,300 alphabetical entries, it is the ideal introduction to philosophy for anyone with an interest in the subject, as well as students and teachers.