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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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Cambridge University Pr...

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Allen Lane

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The SAGE Handbook of the History, P...

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SAGE Publications Ltd

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Moral Reality and the Empirical Sci...

by Thomas Pölzler


14th May 2018

Israel (The Contemporary Middle East)

by Ilan Pappé


8th May 2018

Trade, Development and Structural C...

by Anca M. Voicu

Palgrave Macmillan

6th May 2018

Rooted Cosmopolitans: Jews and Huma...

by James Loeffler

Yale University Press

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Gastrophysics: The New Science of E...

by Charles Spence


3rd May 2018

Future Publications on Order

A Cultural History of Money: Volume...

by Author Unknown

Bloomsbury Academic

27th December 2018

A Cultural History of Furniture: Vo...

by Author Unknown

Bloomsbury Visual Arts

29th November 2018

A Cultural History of Western Empir...

by Author Unknown

Bloomsbury Academic

25th October 2018

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

18th October 2018

Die Geschichte Der Shoah Im Virtuel...

by Alina Bothe

Walter de Gruyter

15th October 2018

Computational Fluid Dynamics: A Pra...

by Jiyuan Tu


2nd October 2018

Twenty-First Century Inequality &am...

by Author Unknown

Haymarket Books

2nd October 2018

Fragile Nation, Shattered Land: The...

by James Reilly


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