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    By Edward P. Stafford

    Hardback Save £8.42 = £64.08

    A lasting tribute to the USS Enterprise, this heavily illustrated, new edition tells the classic tale of the carrier that contributed more than any other warship to the naval victory in the Pacific. The original book, published in 1962, has remained one of the most celebrated World War II stories...

    Carbon Fix

    Paperback Save £2.07 = £27.92

    Written by a diverse group of anthropologists, environmental researchers, environmentalists, and policy-makers, The Carbon Fix closely examines the current model for dealing with global warmingpaying for carbon captureand the negative effects this model has on rural communities, indigenous groups, and others in less developed regions who depend on or control...

    Ancient Complex Societies

    By Jennifer C. Ross

    Paperback Save £1.92 = £27.07

    Through a detailed examination of the archaeological evidence and written records, this comprehensive text aims to develop a common understanding of what complexity means to archaeologists, and the methods by which they identify and analyze it. In this first new undergraduate textbook on ancient complex societies in two decades, the...

    The Saratoga Campaign: Uncovering an Embattled Landscape

    Paperback Save £3.48 = £23.52

    The Saratoga Campaign provides a new and greatly expanded understanding of the battles of Saratoga by drawing on the work of scholars in a broad range of academic disciplines.

    Media Syndrome

    By David L. Altheide

    Paperback Save £1.46 = £24.53

    In this masterful, summative work, David L. Altheide describes how media formats and media logic shape our expectations of, and reactions to, both public and personal events and its implications for living in a contemporary world.

    Archaeological Research

    By Peter N. Peregrine

    Paperback Save £2.67 = £31.32

    This updated edition of Archaeological Research introduces the basic methods of archaeological research, including data collection, analysis, interpretation, as well as a consideration of the state of archaeology today. New to the Second Edition is updated information on geographic information systems and remote sensing strategies, and a greatly expanded discussion...

    Inspired Collaboration: Ideas for Discovering and Applying Your Potential

    By Dorothy Stoltz

    Paperback £49.96

    Collaboration is one of the key ingredients of a vibrant, successful library that is also relevant to the community it serves. Written by a team of librarians and community partners, this uplifting book takes a fresh look at the essentials of how to nurture the best within ourselves and our...

    Back Yonder: An Ozark Chronicle

    By Charles Wayman Hogue

    Paperback £20.67

    Originally released in 1932, Wayman Hogue's Back Yonder is an entertaining memoir of life in rural Arkansas during the decades following the Civil War. Using family legends, personal memories, and events from Arkansas history, Hogue, like his contemporary Laura Ingalls Wilder, creatively weaves a narrative of a family making its...

    Why Did Ancient Civilizations Fail?

    Paperback £31.32

    This engaging volume critically examines previous theories of collapse of ancient complex societies and offers a new one, that of social hubris. The concept is evaluated through examination of ancient Egypt, Rome, Maya, and others.

    Political Museum

    By Theopisti Stylianou-Lambert

    Paperback Save £3.13 = £33.86

    This engaging volume reveals how politics permeates all facets of museum practice, particularly in regions of political conflict. Using Cypriote museums as a focal example, the authors show how museums can be extraordinarily influential for shaping identity and collective memory and for peace building.

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