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Energy Systems: A Very Short Introduction

9780198813927
Jenkins, Nick (Professor of Renewable En
Energy supply is foundational to modern society, but damaging to the environment. This book takes a 'systems view', from extraction of primary fuel, through conversion to usable energy, and transportation to point of use. It explores initiatives to generate electricity in an environmentally benign manner, and decarbonise the supply of energy.
€10.51
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Renewable Energy: A Very Short Introduction

9780198825401
Jelley, Nick (Department of Physics and
With growing concerns over climate change and air pollution, the need to switch from fossil fuels to clean and renewable sources of energy has become pressing. Here, Nick Jelley describes the main renewables, explains how wind and solar farms can provide the cheapest energy in many parts of the world, and calls for urgent action.
€10.51
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Architecture and Urbanism in the British Empire

9780198844051
Bremner, G. A.
A comprehensive overview of the architectural and urban transformations that took place across the British Empire between the seventeenth and mid-twentieth centuries, exploring the built heritage of Britain's former colonial empire as a fundamental part of how we negotiate our postcolonial identities.
€35.63
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The Future of the Professions: How Technology Will Transform the Work of Human Experts, Updated Edition

9780198841890
Susskind, Richard (Honorary Professor, F
With a new preface outlining the most recent critical developments, this updated edtion of The Future of the Professions predicts how technology will transform the work of doctors, teachers, architects, lawyers, and many others in the 21st century, and introduces the people and systems that may replace them.
€11.67
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Environmental Ethics: A Very Short Introduction

9780198797166
Attfield, Robin (Professor Emeritus of P
Robin Attfield introduces environmental ethics, exploring the values involved in issues such as pollution, habitat loss, and climate change. Considering the different groups involved in environmental ethics, and the attitudes of the world's religions to environmental stewardship, he calls for action from us all to manage our environment ethically.
€10.51
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Creativity: A Very Short Introduction

9780198842996
Glaveanu, Vlad (Associate Professor, Ass
For thousands of years humanity has engaged in creative expression. This book explores the history, theory, and practice of creativity from a psychological perspective. It considers the nature and development of creativity, analyzing why we produce creative work, and the ways in which we can understand creative work in its cultural context.
€10.51
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Back to the Shops: The High Street in History and the Future

9780198815914
Bowlby, Rachel (Professor of Comparative
Over time, shops have occupied radically different places in cultural arguments and everyday lives. Back to the Shops offers a set of short, often surprising chapters, each one a window into a different shop type or mode of selling.
€17.52
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Trees and Timber in the Anglo-Saxon World

9780198855514
Bintley, Michael D. J. (Lecturer in Earl
The very first collection of essays written about the role of trees in early medieval England, bringing together established specialists and new voices to present an interdisciplinary insight into the complex relationship between the early English and their woodlands.
€36.80
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Beauty: A Very Short Introduction

9780199229758
Scruton R
From Botticelli to birdsong, Mozart, and the Turner Prize, Roger Scruton explores what it means for something to be beautiful. This thought-provoking introduction to the philosophy of beauty draws conclusions that some may find controversial, but, as Scruton shows, help us to find greater sense of meaning in the beautiful objects around us.
€10.51
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