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WHAT MAKES A HERO? WHO BETTER TO ANSWER THAT QUESTION THAN LEE CHILD... 'It's Lee Child. Why would you not read it?' Karin Slaughter 'I don't know another author so skilled at making me turn the page' The Times In his first work of nonfiction, the creator of the multimillion-selling ...
The Hero
WHAT MAKES A HERO? WHO BETTER TO ANSWER THAT QUESTION THAN LEE CHILD... 'It's Lee Child. Why would you not read it?' Karin Slaughter 'I don't know another author so skilled at making me turn the page' The Times In his first work of nonfiction, the creator of the multimillion-selling Jack Reacher series explores the endurance of heroes from Achilles to Bond, showing us how this age-old myth is a fundamental part of what makes us human. He demonstrates how hero stories continue to shape our world - arguing that we need them now more than ever. From the Stone Age to the Greek Tragedies, from Shakespeare to Robin Hood, we have always had our heroes. The hero is at the centre of formative myths in every culture and persists to this day in world-conquering books, films and TV shows. But why do these characters continue to inspire us, and why are they so central to storytelling? Scalpel-sharp on the roots of storytelling and enlightening on the history and science of myth, The Hero is essential reading for anyone trying to write or understand fiction. Child teaches us how these stories still shape our minds and behaviour in an increasingly confusing modern world, and with his trademark concision and wit, demonstrates that however civilised we get, we'll always need heroes.
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13.73 USD

The Hero

by Lee Child
Hardback
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A powerful celebration of brilliant speeches by women throughout the ages, from Boudica to Greta Thunberg. 'A treasure trove of trailblazers...' Cathy Newman Looking at lists of the greatest speeches of all time, you might think that powerful oratory is the preserve of men. But the truth is very different ...
She Speaks: The Power of Women's Voices
A powerful celebration of brilliant speeches by women throughout the ages, from Boudica to Greta Thunberg. 'A treasure trove of trailblazers...' Cathy Newman Looking at lists of the greatest speeches of all time, you might think that powerful oratory is the preserve of men. But the truth is very different - countless brave and bold women have used their voices to inspire change, transform lives and radically alter history. In this timely and personal selection of exceptional speeches, Yvette Cooper MP tells the rousing story of female oratory. From Boudica to Greta Thunberg and Margaret Thatcher to Malala, Yvette introduces each speech and demonstrates how powerful and persuasive oratory can be decidedly female. Written by one of our leading public voices, this is an inspirational call for women to be heard across the globe.
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15.74 USD

She Speaks: The Power of Women's Voices

by Yvette Cooper
Hardback
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Magic has entranced public forums for hundreds of years, pre-dating many other forms of entertainment that we enjoy today. This ancient art, with its captivating illusions and seemingly impossible sleight of hand, is still as relevant today as ever. Originally published in 1935, master magician John Mulholland's Story of Magic ...
John Mulholland's Story of Magic: The Development of the Art of Illusion by the CIA's Master Magician
Magic has entranced public forums for hundreds of years, pre-dating many other forms of entertainment that we enjoy today. This ancient art, with its captivating illusions and seemingly impossible sleight of hand, is still as relevant today as ever. Originally published in 1935, master magician John Mulholland's Story of Magic is a delightful tour through the progression of magic, from its origin to the book's contemporary period. It offers insights and reflections on famous routines and tricks, black-and-white photographs and illustrations to give readers visual reference, as well as informative facts that weave together a timeline of events for those interested in the history of magic. With a brand-new foreword written by renowned master magician and historian Ben Robinson, this timeless classic will enchant readers and educate them on the art of magic.
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10.490000 USD

John Mulholland's Story of Magic: The Development of the Art of Illusion by the CIA's Master Magician

by John Mulholland
Hardback
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My N.C. from A-Z
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15.700000 USD

My N.C. from A-Z

by Michelle Lanier
Hardback
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Cookery for Seamen
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13.00 USD

Cookery for Seamen

by Alexander Quinlan
Hardback
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From the founding of democracy in the Western Hemisphere to the modern skyscrapers, take a quick yet in-depth tour of America's sixth-largest city. From Independence Hall and the Liberty Bell you will continue on to its beautiful parks, annual flower show, monuments, festivals, architecture, universities, and dynamic city skyline. See ...
Philadelphia: A Keepsake
From the founding of democracy in the Western Hemisphere to the modern skyscrapers, take a quick yet in-depth tour of America's sixth-largest city. From Independence Hall and the Liberty Bell you will continue on to its beautiful parks, annual flower show, monuments, festivals, architecture, universities, and dynamic city skyline. See its diverse neighborhoods and the iconic South Street. Witness street artists and the classics at the Philadelphia Museum of Art. Crave sinking your teeth into a Philly cheesesteak and the variety of mouthwatering foods for sale in the unique markets. Philadelphia's sights are wrapped up for you in a beautifully photographed and designed compact book to hold as your own keepsake or to give as a gift to a special friend, family member, or business associate.
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10.490000 USD

Philadelphia: A Keepsake

by Michael P. Gadomski
Hardback
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Discover Pittsburgh's historic sites, modern downtown, famous rivers, recreation, and arts. Witness the city's progression from an outpost and battleground in the colonial war for the control of North America to one of the nation's most important industrial cities. Going through several periods of growth and decline, then a renaissance ...
Pittsburgh: A Keepsake
Discover Pittsburgh's historic sites, modern downtown, famous rivers, recreation, and arts. Witness the city's progression from an outpost and battleground in the colonial war for the control of North America to one of the nation's most important industrial cities. Going through several periods of growth and decline, then a renaissance period, Pittsburgh today is one of the nation's most culturally and economically advanced cities. Once serving as a gateway to the American frontier, Pittsburgh today serves on the frontier of technology, with a strong emphasis on green environmental design, education, and medicine. It is a city others try to emulate and where young professionals find new opportunities. You will discover why Pittsburgh is often rated as one of the World's Most Livable Cities. This is a book you will want to treasure as a keepsake or give to a family member, friend, or business associate.
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10.490000 USD

Pittsburgh: A Keepsake

by Michael P. Gadomski
Hardback
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American Presidents, A Very Peculiar History
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10.450000 USD

American Presidents, A Very Peculiar History

by David Arscott
Hardback
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Navajo Code Talker Manual
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15.700000 USD

Navajo Code Talker Manual

Hardback
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Franklin Family History: From 1425 England to 2018 U.S.A.
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12.590000 USD

Franklin Family History: From 1425 England to 2018 U.S.A.

by William M Franklin
Hardback
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Amazing History
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11.530000 USD

Amazing History

Hardback
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Inverness: Picturing Scotland: Loch Ness to Nairn via the Capital of the Highlands
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11.14 USD

Inverness: Picturing Scotland: Loch Ness to Nairn via the Capital of the Highlands

by Colin Nutt
Hardback
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Unsolved Mysteries
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11.530000 USD

Unsolved Mysteries

Hardback
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`It is extraordinary how reluctant the British soldier is to show cunning. We try to play the game of war as if it had rules for fair play like cricket and football.' `If you want to make your spell of duty pass quickly, concentrate on prowling properly.' `By Jove, look! ...
The Art of Prowling
`It is extraordinary how reluctant the British soldier is to show cunning. We try to play the game of war as if it had rules for fair play like cricket and football.' `If you want to make your spell of duty pass quickly, concentrate on prowling properly.' `By Jove, look! There is a suspicious-looking man creeping under those bushes. It will be heaven help that rough chap if he makes a break!' First published in the 1940s for the newly-recruited British Home Guard, The Art of Prowling is one of a series of Second World War training booklets written by Colonel G. A. Wade. It showed recruits how to sneak up on the enemy without being seen, how to avoid attracting attention, and why they should never underestimate a German spy. Both amusing and nostalgic, it is a unique insight into British culture at the height of the struggle against Hitler and will, as the author says, `induce you to take pride in being really, truly, definitely cunning, crafty and sly'. Read it yourself - and be awarded the Good Prowler's Badge!
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13.00 USD

The Art of Prowling

by G. Wade
Hardback
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In Japan Restored, New York Times bestselling author Clyde Prestowitz envisions post-bubble Japan in the year 2050, when the country's economic prosperity has made it a world leader in every area. In 1979, the book Japan as Number One: Lessons for America by Harvard University professor Ezra Vogel caused a ...
Japan Restored: How Japan Can Reinvent Itself and Why This Is Important for America and the World
In Japan Restored, New York Times bestselling author Clyde Prestowitz envisions post-bubble Japan in the year 2050, when the country's economic prosperity has made it a world leader in every area. In 1979, the book Japan as Number One: Lessons for America by Harvard University professor Ezra Vogel caused a sensation in the United States by pointing out that Japan was surpassing America as world economic leader; the book remains to this day the all-time bestselling non-fiction book by a Western author in Japan. The book was timely: Japan's subsequent bubble era of the 1980s saw the country booming. But since the economic bubble burst at the start of the 1990s, Japan has been in decline. Japan Restored takes up where Vogel left off. Written as a vision of Japan in the year 2050, Prestowitz looks back to the present year as such a low point for Japan that a special reform commission was set up that helped the country regain its former position as a leader in technology, in business, and geopolitically. Looking at education, innovation, the role of women, corporate organization, energy, infrastructure, domestic government, and international alliances, Prestowitz draws up a fascinating and controversial blueprint for the future success of Japan. As the eyes of the world turn towards Japan in the run-up to the 2020 Olympics, Japan Restored is as timely as the 1979 book that inspired it.
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10.490000 USD

Japan Restored: How Japan Can Reinvent Itself and Why This Is Important for America and the World

by Clyde Prestowitz
Hardback
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This radical new approach to dealing with North Korea offers a refreshing perspective on an intransigent and deadly situation. Imagine you control a multi-billion dollar capital fund, and North Korea is an underperforming corporation. You see it is undervalued and want to take it over, but it is controlled by ...
Stop North Korea!: A Radical New Approach to the North Korea Standoff
This radical new approach to dealing with North Korea offers a refreshing perspective on an intransigent and deadly situation. Imagine you control a multi-billion dollar capital fund, and North Korea is an underperforming corporation. You see it is undervalued and want to take it over, but it is controlled by an old-fashioned board of directors the Kim family and a small number of ultra elites who will not negotiate a deal. In this regressive situation, it is logical to offer its shareholders the political and military elites, government managers and bureaucrats, and the general population a higher price for their shares to convince them to overrule their board of directors. Stop North Korea! A Radical New Approach to the North Korea Standoff applies this basic scenario to a situation that has become dire, and for which a robust positive solution is crucial. This book shows how investment rather than constraint the carrot rather than the stick will not only deter the North Korea threat but enhance the global community in ways perhaps unimagined in the past.
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10.490000 USD

Stop North Korea!: A Radical New Approach to the North Korea Standoff

by Shepherd Iverson
Hardback
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The West Highland Way: Picturing Scotland: Along and around Scotland's most popular long-distance walk
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11.14 USD

The West Highland Way: Picturing Scotland: Along and around Scotland's most popular long-distance walk

by Colin Nutt
Hardback
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Sacred Scotland: Picturing Scotland: A pilgrimage through some of Scotland's holy and mystical places
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11.14 USD

Sacred Scotland: Picturing Scotland: A pilgrimage through some of Scotland's holy and mystical places

by Colin Nutt
Hardback
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The Isle of Arran: Picturing Scotland: 'Scotland in Miniature' revealed and explored
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11.14 USD

The Isle of Arran: Picturing Scotland: 'Scotland in Miniature' revealed and explored

by Eithne Nutt, Colin Nutt
Hardback
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Moray - Speyside: Picturing Scotland: Along the River Spey to the sea, and so much more...
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11.14 USD

Moray - Speyside: Picturing Scotland: Along the River Spey to the sea, and so much more...

by Colin Nutt
Hardback
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Aberdeen: Picturing Scotland: In and around the Granite City
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11.14 USD

Aberdeen: Picturing Scotland: In and around the Granite City

by Colin Nutt
Hardback
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This book tells the story of five Irish women who were unusual in a variety of ways - mostly because of their ruthlessness, political cunning or merely because they rebelled violently against the repressive mores of their times. These five women - Aoibheall the Banshee, Maire Rua McMahon, Lady Betty, ...
Defiant Irish Women
This book tells the story of five Irish women who were unusual in a variety of ways - mostly because of their ruthlessness, political cunning or merely because they rebelled violently against the repressive mores of their times. These five women - Aoibheall the Banshee, Maire Rua McMahon, Lady Betty, Moll Shaughnessy and Alice Kyteler - each have their distinct place in history. Eddie Lenihan, in telling the stories of their lives and the legends that grew up around them, ensures that we will not forget the prominent part played by these women in our Irish heritage.
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9.30 USD

Defiant Irish Women

by Edmund Lenihan
Hardback
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The perfect introduction to Ireland's dramatic fight for sovereignty Gaining independence from British rule has dominated Irish history since the plantation of Ulster. This book focuses on the lead up to the 1916 Rising, and especially its aftermath. It covers the War of Independence, the great leaders de Valera and ...
A Pocket History of the Irish Revolution
The perfect introduction to Ireland's dramatic fight for sovereignty Gaining independence from British rule has dominated Irish history since the plantation of Ulster. This book focuses on the lead up to the 1916 Rising, and especially its aftermath. It covers the War of Independence, the great leaders de Valera and Collins, the Anglo-Irish Treaty and the Civil War. Told in captivating prose by historian Richard Killeen, it is the perfect gift for anyone interested in Irish history.
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11.14 USD

A Pocket History of the Irish Revolution

Hardback
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The stories of Ireland's best-known castles. Majestic and magnificent, designed to both intimidate and inspire, castles are a common feature across Ireland's landscape, with over 1000 examples remaining - some intact, some in ruins, all awesome. This book celebrates the most popular Irish castles, from the Norman fortress of Bunratty ...
A Pocket Guide to Irish Castles
The stories of Ireland's best-known castles. Majestic and magnificent, designed to both intimidate and inspire, castles are a common feature across Ireland's landscape, with over 1000 examples remaining - some intact, some in ruins, all awesome. This book celebrates the most popular Irish castles, from the Norman fortress of Bunratty to the five-star splendour of Ashford, from medieval Malahide to dramatic Dunluce, as well as introducing you to some of Ireland's most famous castle owners such as Grace O'Malley (Rockfleet) and W.B. Yeats (Thoor Ballylea).
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11.14 USD

A Pocket Guide to Irish Castles

Hardback
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The Irish have blessings, toasts and curses for every occasion: hearing the news of a death or marriage, consoling neighbours in sorrow or sharing their joy, looking for a husband or wife, going off to work, saving turf, or having a drink at the end of the day. Irish Blessings, ...
Irish Blessings Toasts & Curses
The Irish have blessings, toasts and curses for every occasion: hearing the news of a death or marriage, consoling neighbours in sorrow or sharing their joy, looking for a husband or wife, going off to work, saving turf, or having a drink at the end of the day. Irish Blessings, Toasts and Curses collects the very best of all three to produce this charming, nostalgic volume. Blessings: 'May you escape the gallows, avoid distress, and be as healthy as a trout.' Toasts: 'May the roof above us never fall in, And may us good companions beneath it, Never fall out.' Curses: 'That you may roast in hell for that and have your gravy sucked by the devil.'
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9.30 USD

Irish Blessings Toasts & Curses

by Padraic O'Farrell
Hardback
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Including a new introduction by eminent civil libertarian and New York Times bestselling author Alan Dershowitz, this edition of the US Constitution is a must-have for all Americans and anyone interested in American history. This quick, easy reference for our federal government's structure, powers, and limitations includes: Introduction by Alan ...
The Constitution of the United States and The Declaration of Independence
Including a new introduction by eminent civil libertarian and New York Times bestselling author Alan Dershowitz, this edition of the US Constitution is a must-have for all Americans and anyone interested in American history. This quick, easy reference for our federal government's structure, powers, and limitations includes: Introduction by Alan Dershowitz (author of the New York Times bestseller The Case Against Impeaching Trump) The Constitution of the United States The Bill of Rights All Amendments to the Constitution The Declaration of Independence The Constitution of the United States and The Declaration of Independence are two of the most important documents in American history. Conveying the principles on which the country was founded and providing the ideals that still guide American politics today, these are the seminal works from which the foundation of America was built. Signed by the members of the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia on September 17, 1787, The Constitution outlines the powers and responsibilities of the three chief branches of the federal government, as well as the basic rights of the citizens of the United States. The Declaration of Independence was crafted by Thomas Jefferson in June of 1776 and it provides the basis of all American political philosophy and civil liberties. Collected here in one affordable, pocket-sized volume are some of the most valued pieces of writing in American history. Every American, regardless of political affiliation, should own a copy.
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4.190000 USD

The Constitution of the United States and The Declaration of Independence

by Delegates Of The Constitutional Convention
Hardback
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An Essay on the Principle of Population
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13.640000 USD

An Essay on the Principle of Population

by Thomas Robert Malthus
Hardback
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Many think of the United States Marine Corps as a second land army, and while it has been employed in that capacity, it is foremost a naval expeditionary force able to seize, secure, and defend advanced naval bases in support of major campaigns. The Corps dates back to the Revolutionary ...
The United States Marine Corps: The Expeditionary Force at War
Many think of the United States Marine Corps as a second land army, and while it has been employed in that capacity, it is foremost a naval expeditionary force able to seize, secure, and defend advanced naval bases in support of major campaigns. The Corps dates back to the Revolutionary War, but while they served in the conflicts of the 19th century, they are famed for their part in the wars of the 20th century. On the Western Front in World War I they were blooded at Belleau Wood. Between the wars the Corps developed amphibious tactics which were employed to great effect during the Pacific island campaigns during World War II including the infamous battles of Peleliu, Iwo Jima and Okinawa. The names of the Corps is forever entwined with the battles of Inchon and Chosin Reservoir in Korea, and Hue and Khe Sanh in Vietnam. The US Marines have continued their expeditionary role to this day, undertaking not only combat operations but also peacekeeping, peace enforcement, humanitarian relief, and short-notification/limited-duration contingency operations. This concise history charts the evolution of the Corps as it has adapted to changing combat over two centuries.
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15.700000 USD

The United States Marine Corps: The Expeditionary Force at War

by Paul Westermeyer
Hardback
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The book tells the history of Northern Ireland from the Third Home Rule Bill right through to Derry Girls. Covering all aspects of the beginnings of Northern Ireland as a separate state, to gerrymandering and World War II, and on to the emergence of the Troubles and finally peace, this ...
A Pocket History of Northern Ireland
The book tells the history of Northern Ireland from the Third Home Rule Bill right through to Derry Girls. Covering all aspects of the beginnings of Northern Ireland as a separate state, to gerrymandering and World War II, and on to the emergence of the Troubles and finally peace, this book is a guide to all the dramatic events of the past 100 years. Leaders such as Terrence O'Neill, Gerry Fitt, Ian Paisley, Gerry Adams, David Trimble and John Hume are profiled, along with terrorist organisations and political parties. The cultural history of Northern Ireland is also celebrated, from Seamus Heaney to Derry Girls and Game of Thrones.
10.23 USD

A Pocket History of Northern Ireland

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