The Oxford History of Britain by Kenneth O. Morgan

The Oxford History of Britain by Kenneth O. Morgan
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Overview: This superb volume tells the story of Britain and its people over two thousand years, from the coming of the Roman legions to the present day. Edited by esteemed historian Kenneth O. Morgan, this informative volume illuminates the political, social, economic, and cultural developments of the British Isles. Ten leading historians–including Peter Salway, John Morrill, and Morgan himself–provide a penetrating and dramatic narrative, offering the fruits of the best modern scholarship to the general reader in a highly engaging form. A vivid, sometimes surprising picture emerges of continuous turmoil and change in every period of Britain’s history. By exploring the many ways in which Britain has shaped and been shaped by contact with Europe and the wider world, this comprehensive book brings the modern reader face to face with the past and thus the foundations of modern British society. The new edition brings the story into the twenty-first century, covering the changes to British society and culture during the Blair years and examining the invasion of Iraq and its aftermath.
Genre: Non-Fiction > History

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The Oxford Handbook of Criminology by Mike Maguire+

The Oxford Handbook of Criminology by Mike Maguire, Rod Morgan, Robert Reiner
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Overview: The most comprehensive and authoritative single volume text on the subject, the fifth edition of the acclaimed Oxford Handbook of Criminology combines masterly reviews of all the key topics with extensive references to aid further research.

In addition to the history of the discipline and reviews of different theoretical perspectives, the book provides up-to-date reviews of diverse topics as public views about crime and justice, youth crime and justice and state crime and human rights.

The fifth edition has been substantially revised and updated so that it covers topics being taught at undergraduate level as well as encapsulating the latest developments in the academic and practical spheres of criminology. An impressive line-up of contributors, experts in their respective fields, means the Oxford Handbook of Criminology will continue to be an essential purchase for all students and teachers of criminology and an indispensable resource for professionals.

Online Resource Centre

* Selected chapters from previous editions
* Details about the contributors
* Guidance on answering essay questions
* Essay questions
* Selected further reading
* Weblinks
* Figures and tables from the text
Genre: Non-Fiction > Educational > Politics & Social Sciences

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Leonardo da Vinci: Notebooks (Oxford World’s Classics)


Leonardo da Vinci: Notebooks (Oxford World’s Classics)
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Capital Markets Union in Europe (Oxford Eu Financial Regulation…


Capital Markets Union in Europe (Oxford Eu Financial Regulation Series)
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A Midsummer Night’s Dream: The Oxford Shakespeare


A Midsummer Night’s Dream: The Oxford Shakespeare
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The Oxford Solid State Basics by Steven H. Simon

The Oxford Solid State Basics by Steven H. Simon
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Overview: The study of solids is one of the richest, most exciting, and most successful branches of physics. While the subject of solid state physics is often viewed as dry and tedious this new book presents the topic instead as an exciting exposition of fundamental principles and great intellectual breakthroughs. Beginning with a discussion of how the study of heat capacity of solids ushered in the quantum revolution, the author presents the key ideas of the field while emphasizing the deep underlying concepts.

The book begins with a discussion of the Einstein/Debye model of specific heat, and the Drude/Sommerfeld theories of electrons in solids, which can all be understood without reference to any underlying crystal structure. The failures of these theories force a more serious investigation of microscopics. Many of the key ideas about waves in solids are then introduced using one dimensional models in order to convey concepts without getting bogged down with details. Only then does the book turn to consider real materials.
Genre: Non-Fiction > Educational

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Meno and Other Dialogues (Oxford World’s Classics)


Meno and Other Dialogues (Oxford World’s Classics)
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The Oxford Book of Short Stories


The Oxford Book of Short Stories
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The Oxford Companion to Classical Literature (Oxford Quick Reference)


The Oxford Companion to Classical Literature (Oxford Quick Reference)
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The Mayor of Casterbridge (Oxford World’s Classics)


The Mayor of Casterbridge (Oxford World’s Classics)
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Oxford Dictionary of Biology (Oxford Paperback Reference)


Oxford Dictionary of Biology (Oxford Paperback Reference)
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The Pocket Oxford Classical Greek Dictionary

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Oxford Bible Atlas

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The Oxford Handbook of Atheism by means of Stephen Bullivant+

The Oxford Handbook of Atheism by means of Stephen Bullivant, Michael Ruse
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Overview: Recent books by means of, amongst others, Sam Harris, Richard Dawkins, and Christopher Hitchens have thrust atheism firmly into the preferred, media, and educational highlight. This so-called New Atheism is arguably probably the most placing construction in western socio-religious tradition of the previous decade or extra. As such, it has spurred fertile (and incessantly heated) discussions each inside of, and between, a various vary of disciplines. Yet atheism, and the New Atheism, are not at all co-extensive. Interesting despite the fact that it certainly is, the New Atheism is a unmarried, traditionally and culturally particular manifestation of sure atheism (the that there’s/are not any God/s), which is itself however one type of a a long way deeper, broader, and extra vital world phenomenon.

The Oxford Handbook of Atheism is a pioneering edited quantity, exploring atheism – understood within the large sense of "a scarcity of trust within the life of a God or gods" – in all of the richness and variety of its historic and recent expressions. Bringing in combination a global group of established and rising students, it probes the various manifestations and implications of unbelief from an array of disciplinary views (philosophy, historical past, sociology, anthropology, demography, psychology, herbal sciences, gender and sexuality research, literary grievance, movie research, musicology) and in a spread of world contexts (Western Europe, North America, post-communist Europe, the Islamic international, Japan, India). Both surveying and synthesizing earlier paintings, and presenting the main culmination of leading edge contemporary analysis, the guide is about to be a landmark textual content for the learn about of atheism.
Genre: Non-Fiction > Faith, Beliefs & Philosophy

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