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18 Nov 2019
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Quotations from the women who changed the world, or had the guts to try.
Quotations and extracts providing the essence of the big ideas that have shaped our world.
The wit and wisdom of Africa distilled into this gift book.
A purely visual, word-free world history, from the Big Bang to Climate Chaos.
An insight into how the arms trade works and the deals which are cut long before the weapons are deployed.
A rousing international anthology which brings together a hundred vivid poems embodying the passion and tenacity of the human...
Now in its tenth year, The Caine Prize for African Writing is Africa’s leading literary prize, and is awarded to a short story...
Twenty-three short stories give a world tour of fiction, from both established and up-and-coming authors
A exploration of what 'world music' actually means and an introduction to global sounds.
A simple message in photographs: leave the oil underground and protect the Yasuni rainforest and the rights of its inhabitants...
Forget the dry textbook stuff - this is popular history at its eclectic, snappy and insightful best.
A vivid dissection of the state of women's rights in a 'post-feminist' age.
A powerful collection in which women home in on nuances of life in far-flung countries
A world tour of food—from industrialized production and consumption to community food security
Unravels the global migration paradoxes, explaining the economic and social issues behind the flow of humans.
Greenpeace photography brings the drama of the ocean to shore and calls for the creation of marine reserves.