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The Spirit Level: Why Equality is Better for Everyone

9780241954294
Pickett, Kate
Why do we mistrust people more in the UK than in Japan? Why do Americans have higher rates of teenage pregnancy than the French? The answer: inequality. This book provides hard evidence to show: how almost everything - from life expectancy to mental illness, violence to illiteracy - is affected not by how wealthy a society is, but how equal it is.
132,00 kr
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Stuff Matters: The Strange Stories of the Marvellous Materials that Shape Our Man-made World

9780241955185
Miodownik, ark
An exploration of human creativity. From the everyday objects in our homes to the most extraordinary new materials that will shape our future, it reveals the inner workings of the man-made world, the miracles of craft, design, engineering and ingenuity that surround us every day.
120,00 kr
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Home: A Time Traveller's Tales from Britain's Prehistory

9780241955888
Pryor F
Explores the first nine thousand years of life in Britain, from the retreat of the glaciers to the Romans departure. This book traces the settlement of domestic communities, and shows how archaeology enables us to reconstruct the evolution of habits, traditions and customs.
156,00 kr
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The Aftermath: Now A Major Film Starring Keira Knightley

9780241957479
Brook, Rhidian
Now A Major Film Starring Keira Knightley. In the bitter winter of 1946, Rachael Morgan arrives with her only remaining son Edmund in the ruins of Hamburg. Here she is reunited with her husband Lewis, a British colonel charged with rebuilding the shattered city. But as they set off for their new home, Rachael is stunned to discover that Lewis has made an extraordinary decision.
108,00 kr
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Landmarks

9780241967874
Macfarlane R
Words are grained into our landscapes, and landscapes are grained into our words. Landmarks is about the power of language to shape our sense of place. This is a guide to literature of nature, and a glossary containing thousands of remarkable words used in England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales to describe land, nature and weather.
120,00 kr
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Goodbye, Things: On Minimalist Living

9780141986388
Sasaki, Fumio
120,00 kr
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Building Jerusalem: The Rise and Fall of the Victorian City

9780141990125
Hunt, Tristram
204,00 kr
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Selected Poems

9780141025018
Johnson, Linton Kwesi
Charts the unique literary talent of one of Britain's most influential poets and social critics. Ranging from protests against police brutality to eulogies for departed friends and celebrations of urban life, Linton Kwesi Johnson's use of Jamaican dialect to tackle British subjects contributed to a revolution in the notion of literary English.
120,00 kr
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