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The Fall of Public Man

9780141007571
Sennett, Richard
Are we now so self-absorbed that we take little interest in the world beyond our own lives? Or has public life left no place for individuals to participate? This title examines the growing imbalance between private and public experience, and asks what can bring us to reconnect with our communities.
$19.03
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London Orbital

9780141014746
Sinclair I
Encircling London like a noose, the M25 is a road to nowhere, but when the author sets out to walk this asphalt loop - keeping within the 'acoustic footprints' - he is determined to find out where the journey will lead him. This book deals with the author's voyage of discovery into the unloved outskirts of the city.
$13.95
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The New Penguin Dictionary of Civil Engineering

9780140515268
Blockley, David
A completely new and fully-comprehensive book aimed at anyone who has contact with the construction industry.
$20.30
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Isambard Kingdom Brunel

9780140117523
Brunel Rolt L
Engineering genius, technical innovator and one of the greatest figures of the Industrial Revolution, Isambard Kingdom Brunel changed the face of the English landscape with his groundbreaking designs and ingenious constructions. This biography traces the life, times and monumental achievements of Brunel, the man who helped to build modern Britain.
$19.03
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Rules for Modern Life: A Connoisseur's Survival Guide

9780241453568
Tang, Sir David
$13.95
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Orientalism

9780141187426
Said E
Surveys the history and nature of Western attitudes towards the East, considering orientalism as a powerful European ideological creation - a way for writers, philosophers and colonial administrators to deal with the 'otherness' of eastern culture, customs and beliefs.
$13.95
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Venice, An Interior

9780241248874
Marias, Javier
$7.62
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Austerlitz

9780241951804
Sebald, W.G.
In 1939, five-year-old Jacques Austerlitz is sent to England on a Kindertransport and placed with foster parents. This childless couple promptly erase from the boy all knowledge of his identity and he grows up ignorant of his past.
$16.49
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The Soul of the Marionette: A Short Enquiry into Human Freedom

9780241953907
Gray J
We flatter ourselves about the nature of free will and yet the most enormous forces - biological, physical, metaphysical - constrain our every action. This title draws together the religious, philosophic and fantastical traditions that question the very idea of human freedom.
$13.95
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