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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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OUP Oxford

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Popular Modernism and Its Legacies

by Scott Ortolano

Bloomsbury Academic

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Igcse Biology -Student`S Book 3Rd Ed

by NA


13th December 2017

Encyclopedia of Race and Racism

by A


12th December 2017

Pain: Managing the Unmanageable

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The SAGE Handbook of Social Media

by Author Unknown

SAGE Publications Ltd

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Politics, Ethics and Social Respons...



8th December 2017

Rural Transformation A Socio -Econo...

by L.L. Somani


8th December 2017

Future Publications on Order

The History of Evil in Antiquity: 2...

by Tom Angier


28th September 2018

Inside the Arab State (Published in...

by Mehran Kamrava

C Hurst

28th June 2018

The SAGE Handbook of the History, P...

by Author Unknown

SAGE Publications Ltd

14th May 2018

Minding Emotions: Cultivating Menta...

by Elliot L. Jurist

Guilford Press

1st May 2018

The Germany Illusion: Between Econo...

by Marcel Fratzscher


1st May 2018

Saudi, Inc.: The Arabian Kingdom's ...

by Ellen R Wald

Pegasus Books

3rd April 2018

The Political Economy of Italy's De...

by The Political Econom...

OUP Oxford

1st April 2018

Sacred Warriors: Shia Militias, the...

by Ranj Alaaldin

C Hurst

29th March 2018

Islam in Central Asia and the Cauca...

by Bayram Balci

C Hurst

29th March 2018

Empire in Asia: A New Global Histor...

by Author Unknown

Bloomsbury Academic

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