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21 Small is Beautiful: Study of Economics as If People Mattered (Paperback)

by E. F. Schumacher

Format: Paperback 288 pages
Published: 16/09/1993

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A study of economics and its purpose. It examines our modern economic system - its use of resources and impact on how we live - questioning whether... Read more

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22 Ground Control: Fear and Happiness in the Twenty-first-century City (Paperback)

by Anna Minton

Format: Paperback 288 pages
Published: 26/01/2012

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Have these gleaming business districts, mega malls and gated developments led to 'regeneration', or have they intensified social divisions... Read more

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23 The Believing Brain: From Spiritual Faiths to Political Convictions - How We Construct Beliefs and Reinforce Them as Truths (Paperback)

by Michael Shermer

Format: Paperback 464 pages
Published: 07/06/2012

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Once beliefs are formed, our brains subconsciously seek out confirmatory evidence in support of those beliefs, which accelerates the process of... Read more

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24 Buyology: How Everything We Believe About Why We Buy is Wrong (Paperback)

by Martin Lindstrom

Format: Paperback 272 pages
Published: 07/05/2009

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Reveals what actually goes on inside our heads when we see an advertisement, hear a marketing slogan, taste two rival brands of drink, or watch a... Read more

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25 A Field Guide to the English (Paperback)

by Sarah Lyall

Format: Paperback 288 pages
Published: 04/06/2009

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A richly entertaining, compellingly readable survey of 21st-century England from a sharp-eyed American with a winningly humorous way with words. Read more

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26 The Candy Machine: How Cocaine Took Over the World (Paperback)

by Tom Feiling

Format: Paperback 368 pages
Published: 06/08/2009

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How did the cocaine economy get so huge? Who keeps it running behind the scenes? The author travels the trade routes from Colombia via Miami,... Read more

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27 Dead Aid: Why Aid is Not Working and How There is Another Way for Africa (Paperback)

by Dambisa Moyo

Format: Paperback 208 pages
Published: 28/01/2010

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Reveals why millions are actually poorer because of aid, unable to escape corruption and reduced, in the West's eyes, to a childlike state of... Read more

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28 Musicophilia: Tales of Music and the Brain (Paperback)

by Oliver Sacks

Format: Paperback 448 pages
Published: 02/09/2011

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From the bestselling author of Awakenings and The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat. Read more

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29 The Shock Doctrine: The Rise of Disaster Capitalism (Paperback)

by Naomi Klein

Format: Paperback 576 pages
Published: 01/05/2008

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Exposing these global profiteers, the author discovered information and connections that shocked even her about how comprehensively the shock... Read more

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30 The Second Sex (Paperback)

by Simone de Beauvoir

Format: Paperback 768 pages
Published: 07/08/1997

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A work of anthropology and sociology, of biology and psychoanalysis, which stands - almost five decades after its first appearance - as the first... Read more

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