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Chambers Biographical Dictionary (Chambers Biographical Dictionary)
Chambers Biographical Dictionary (Chambers Biographical Dictionary)
by Chambers (cor)
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First published in 1897, this unique reference work contains more 18,000 biographies—more than any other reference work of its type The ninth edition of this indispensable resource has been thoroughly updated and remains wide-ranging... (read more)

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Encyclopedia of Southern Culture
Encyclopedia of Southern Culture
by Alex Haley
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The American South is a geographical entity, a historical fact, a place in the imagination, and the homeland of an array of Americans who consider themselves southerners. The region is often shrouded in romance and myth, but its realities are as... (read more)

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The Penguin Encyclopedia
The Penguin Encyclopedia
by David Crystal
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Edited by David Crystal, the UK's most widely respected reference editor, this second edition of The Penguin Encyclopedia is the most authoritative and topical one-volume encyclopedia available. New entires in this edition include: Hans Blix and Jay... (read more)

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Companion to Yi Jing Numerology and Cosmology
Companion to Yi Jing Numerology and Cosmology
by Bent Nielson
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Translations of the Yi jing into western languages have been biased towards the yili ('meaning and pattern') tradition, whereas studies of the xiangshu ('image and number') tradition - which takes as its point of departure the imagery and numerology... (read more)

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The Book of Freaks
The Book of Freaks
by Jamie Iredell
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Fiction. Like an expanded Dictionary of Received Ideas, THE BOOK OF FREAKS takes its subject matter from everyday life. Both hilarious and poker-faced in equal measures, this faux encyclopedia categorizes mundanities and renders them starkly unexpected... (read more)

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El Pequeno Larousse Ilustrado 2012: The Little Illustrated Larousse 2012 (El Pequeno Larousse Ilustrado)
El Pequeno Larousse Ilustrado 2012: The Little Illustrated Larousse 2012 (El Pequeno Larousse Ilustrado)
by Larousse (cor)
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Annually revised, El Pequeño Larousse Ilustrado has long been known in the Spanish-speaking world as the essential Spanish reference work. It is a complete illustrated dictionary and encyclopedia in one volume.... (read more)

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The Week-end Book
The Week-end Book
by Francis Meynell
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A delightful little book for every type of weekender packed with invaluable advice and useful tips. Learn what to eat, what to look out for - be it birds or buildings, what games to play and how to predict the weather.... (read more)

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New Encyclopedia of Southern Culture #12: The New Encyclopedia of Southern Culture, Volume 12: Music
New Encyclopedia of Southern Culture #12: The New Encyclopedia of Southern Culture, Volume 12: Music
by Bill C. Malone
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Southern music has flourished as a meeting ground for the traditions of West African and European peoples in the region, leading to the evolution of various traditional folk genres, bluegrass, country, jazz, gospel, rock, blues, and southern hip-hop... (read more)

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Plant Galls (Collins New Naturalist)
Plant Galls (Collins New Naturalist)
by Margaret Redfern
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A much-needed new study on growths on plants formed of plant tissue but that are caused by other organisms. The subject of plant galls is wide-ranging, and yet so little is known about the mechanisms that cause gall formation as well as the life cycles... (read more)

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The Encyclopedia of British Film: Fourth Edition
The Encyclopedia of British Film: Fourth Edition
by Brian (edt) Mcfarlane
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With well over 6,300 articles, this fourth edition of The Encyclopedia of British Film is a fully updated invaluable reference guide to the British film industry. It is the most authoritative volume yet, stretching from the inception of the industry to... (read more)

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The Science of Discworld
The Science of Discworld
by Jack Cohen
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The fantastic first book in the The Sunday Times bestselling Science of Discworld series, fully revised and updated. When a wizardly experiment goes adrift, the wizards of Unseen University find themselves with a pocket universe on their hands:... (read more)

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The Encyclopedia of New York City
The Encyclopedia of New York City
by Kenneth T. Jackson
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Covering an exhaustive range of information about the five boroughs, the first edition of The Encyclopedia of New York City was a success by every measure, earning worldwide acclaim and several awards for reference excellence, and selling out its first... (read more)

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Landscape Plants of Arabia
Landscape Plants of Arabia
by Julian Lee
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The Plant Encyclopaedia has been some twenty years in the making. Julian Lee's meticulous notes, based on extensive practical experience on the ground, were gathered, cataloged, and studiously verified before being presented alongside no fewer than... (read more)

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Canada's Concise Encyclopedia
Canada's Concise Encyclopedia
by Lane
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This book is a handy resource for exploring Canada from coast to coast. It is the companion book to Stories from the Heart of Canada.... (read more)

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The Dictionary of Global Culture: What Every American Needs to Know as We Enter the Next Century--From Diderot Tobo Diddley
The Dictionary of Global Culture: What Every American Needs to Know as We Enter the Next Century--From Diderot Tobo Diddley
by Kwame Anthon Appiah
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This passionate volume, compiled by two distinguished scholars, reflects the realities of evolving global civilization, placing equal emphasis on the contributions of non-Western societies and those of Europe and North America.... (read more)

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All Things Dickinson [2 Volumes]: An Encyclopedia of Emily Dickinson's World (All Things)
All Things Dickinson [2 Volumes]: An Encyclopedia of Emily Dickinson's World (All Things)
by Wendy (edt) Martin
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While Emily Dickinson is one of the most widely studied American poets, some dimensions of her life and work are largely under-appreciated. This book provides the wider context necessary for a more complete understanding of Dickinson, presenting... (read more)

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The Encyclopedia of Crime
The Encyclopedia of Crime
by Oliver Cyriax
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The immensely popular illustrated reference guide to the history and methodology of crime and criminal investigation.... (read more)

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Disc Encyclopedia
Disc Encyclopedia
by Hellen C. Davis
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Most people, having completed a DISC assessment, are initially fascinated with the results, but then ask: NOW WHAT?... (read more)

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Great Thinkers of the Western World
Great Thinkers of the Western World
by Ian P Mcgreal
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Great Thinkers of the Western World is a concise and authoritative guide to the principal theoretical ideas of the outstanding thinkers in Western history. From Parmenides to Albert Camus, theses men and women have profoundly influenced the development... (read more)

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Encyclopedia of Contemporary Italian... (00 Edition)
Encyclopedia of Contemporary Italian... (00 Edition)
by Gino Moliterno
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This rigorously compiled A-Z volume offers rich, readable coverage of the diverse forms of post-1945 Italian culture. With over 900 entries by international contributors, this volume is genuinely interdisciplinary in character, treating traditional... (read more)

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