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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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Fordham University Press

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On Writtenness

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Bloomsbury Academic

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Language, Identity and Symbolic Cul...

by David Evans

Bloomsbury Academic

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If Not Critical

by Eric Griffiths

OUP Oxford

22nd March 2018

Jewish Materialism: The Intellectua...

by Eliyahu Stern

Yale University Press

20th March 2018


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15th March 2018

A History of Women's Political Thou...

by Karen Green

Cambridge University Pr...

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The Marshall Plan: Dawn of the Cold...

by Benn Steil

OUP Oxford

15th March 2018

Children's Creative Music-Making wi...

by Victoria Rowe


15th March 2018

Human Rights: Moral or Political?

by Author Unknown

OUP Oxford

15th March 2018

Future Publications on Order

Fragile Nation, Shattered Land: The...

by James Reilly


30th September 2018

The History of Evil in Antiquity: 2...

by Tom Angier


28th September 2018

The SAGE Handbook of the History, P...

by Author Unknown

SAGE Publications Ltd

8th September 2018

Performance Management: A Practical...

by Linda Ashdown

Kogan Page

3rd September 2018

Understanding the Imaginary War: Cu...

by Author Unknown

Manchester University P...

1st August 2018

Risky Shores: Savagery and Colonial...

by George K. Behlmer

Stanford University Press

24th July 2018

For a Left Populism

by Chantal Mouffe

Verso Books

3rd July 2018

The Revolt of the Provinces: Anti-G...

by Kristof Szombati

Berghahn Books

1st July 2018

Inside the Arab State (Published in...

by Mehran Kamrava

C Hurst

28th June 2018

Second World Postmodernisms

by Vladimir Kulic

Bloomsbury Academic

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