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Academic books, cost efficiently sourced and shipped to universities, libraries and schools throughout Europe and the World. Hard to find academic titles, rare publications and second hand books supplier to professional institutions. More About Us

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Recent Publications on Order

Public Health Law and Ethics: A Rea...

by Lawrence O. Gostin

University of Californi...

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How to Save a Constitutional Democr...

by Tom Ginsburg

University of Chicago P...

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A Cultural History of Law: Volumes ...

by Author Unknown

Bloomsbury Academic

18th October 2018

A Cultural History of Hair: Volumes...

by Author Unknown

Bloomsbury Visual Arts

18th October 2018

A Historical Approach to Casuistry

by Carlo Ginzburg

Bloomsbury Academic

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Fantastically Great Women Who Made ...

by Kate Pankhurst

Bloomsbury Children's B...

18th October 2018

Television and Totalitarianism in C...

by Martin Stoll

Bloomsbury Academic

18th October 2018

Abraham's Luggage: A Social Life of...

by Elizabeth A. Lambourn

Cambridge University Pr...

18th October 2018

Refugee Protection and Civil Societ...

by Author Unknown

Palgrave Macmillan

18th October 2018

Die Geschichte Der Shoah Im Virtuel...

by Alina Bothe

Walter de Gruyter

15th October 2018

Future Publications on Order

Vietnam: An Epic Tragedy: 1945-1975

by Max Hastings

William Collins

2nd May 2019

Capitalism In The 21st Century: Why...

by Donghyun Park

World Scientific Publis...

4th April 2019

Introduction to Probability Models

by Sheldon M. Ross

Academic Press

1st March 2019

Samuel Beckett and the Terror of Li...

by Christopher Langlois

Edinburgh University Pr...

28th February 2019

The American Photo-Text, 1930-1960 ...

by Caroline Blinder

Edinburgh University Pr...

28th February 2019

Oxford IB Diploma Programme: IB Pre...

by Garrett Nagle

OUP Oxford

25th February 2019

English B for the IB Diploma

by Hyun Jung Owen

Hodder Education

22nd February 2019

Building the Great Society: Inside ...

by Joshua Zeitz

Penguin Books

29th January 2019

British Cinema: A Very Short Introd...

by British Cinema: A Ve...

Oxford University Press

16th January 2019

An Introduction to Qualitative Rese...

by Uwe Flick

SAGE Publications Ltd

12th January 2019

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