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  • BBC Essential English Guide To Britain

  • Bob Maisden , BBC Books , 1990

Simple and and essential phrases any traveller to Britain can learn.

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Simple and and essential phrases any traveller to Britain can learn.

  • Life In The Freezer

  • Alistair Fothergill , BBC Books , 1993

"Life in the Freezer" is an exciting new natural history of the Antarctic. Less celebrated than its northern equivalent, it boasts an equal blend of extraordinary wildlife and stunning scenery. In this book, Alastair Fothergill traces the region's seasonal cycle and explains how marine, mammal, bird and plant life survive in one of the harshest climates on earth

"Life in the Freezer" is an exciting new natural history of the Antarctic. Less celebrated than its northern equivalent, it boasts an equal blend of extraordinary wildlife and stunning scenery. In this book, Alastair Fothergill traces the region's seasonal cycle and explains how marine, mammal, bird and plant life survive in one of the harshest climates on earth

  • People's Century

  • Godfrey Hodgson , BBC Books , 1995

This book provides a unique insight into the 20th century from the point of view of its defining theme - the changing role of the people. Accompanied by the major BBC documentary series of the same title on DVD

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This book provides a unique insight into the 20th century from the point of view of its defining theme - the changing role of the people. Accompanied by the major BBC documentary series of the same title on DVD

  • Pocket Road Atlas of Great Britain

  • , Heron Books , 1981

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  • Secrets of Lost Empires

  • Michael Barnes, Robin Brightwell, Adriana von Hagen, Mark Lehner & Cynthia Page , BBC Books , 1996

Throughout the world lie the ruins of some of the greatest civilisations the world has ever seen but it remains a mystery how such structures were accomplished without the aid of modern technology. In this book, engineers, architects, archaeologists and others work together to re-create past glories using the tools of the time. Accompanied by the BBC documentary on DVD

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Throughout the world lie the ruins of some of the greatest civilisations the world has ever seen but it remains a mystery how such structures were accomplished without the aid of modern technology. In this book, engineers, architects, archaeologists and others work together to re-create past glories using the tools of the time. Accompanied by the BBC documentary on DVD

  • The Human Animal: A Personal View of the Human Species

  • Desmond Morris , BBC Books , 1994

This book shows that, however much we may think we have evolved from our animal ancestors, our instincts and behaviour are still rooted in our animal past. In this portrait of the human species, Morris takes us right to the centre of human existence and explores all aspects of human life and behaviour

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This book shows that, however much we may think we have evolved from our animal ancestors, our instincts and behaviour are still rooted in our animal past. In this portrait of the human species, Morris takes us right to the centre of human existence and explores all aspects of human life and behaviour

  • The Penguin Atlas of World History: From Prehistory to the Eve of the French Revolution v.1: From Prehistory to the Eve of the French Revolution Vol 1

  • Hermann Kinder, Werner Hilgemann , Penguin Books Ltd , 1995

This is the first volume of the hugely successful PENGUIN ATLAS OF WORLD HISTORY, which covers events from the beginning of world history to the eve of the French Revolution. A wide-ranging, chronological summary of the main cultural, scientific, religious and political events of the period is accompanied by detailed maps that clarify complex historical situations, and make this an essential reference book for students and for the home.

This is the first volume of the hugely successful PENGUIN ATLAS OF WORLD HISTORY, which covers events from the beginning of world history to the eve of the French Revolution. A wide-ranging, chronological summary of the main cultural, scientific, religious and political events of the period is accompanied by detailed maps that clarify complex historical situations, and make this an essential reference book for students and for the home.

  • The Penguin Dictionary of Architecture

  • J.Fleming, H.Honour & N.Pousner , Penguin Books Ltd , 1991

This dictionary provides general information on a wide range of topics in architecture, with emphasis on the history of the subject

This dictionary provides general information on a wide range of topics in architecture, with emphasis on the history of the subject

  • The Seven Wonders of The World

  • John Romer & Elizabeth Romer , Michael O'Mara Books Ltd , 1995

The Seven Wonders of the Ancient World symbolise all that was magnificent and mysterious in the pre-Christian West. In this book, archaeologists John and Elizabeth Romer create images of these great wonders using the words of ancient writers and modern archaelogical techniques

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The Seven Wonders of the Ancient World symbolise all that was magnificent and mysterious in the pre-Christian West. In this book, archaeologists John and Elizabeth Romer create images of these great wonders using the words of ancient writers and modern archaelogical techniques

  • The St Michael Living History of Britain

  • Tricia Palmer , Midsummer Books Ltd , 1981

This book chronicles the events of British history, with particular emphasis on its environmental heritage. It forms a complete history of the British Isles from the beginnings of time to the present day

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This book chronicles the events of British history, with particular emphasis on its environmental heritage. It forms a complete history of the British Isles from the beginnings of time to the present day

  • Time Out London Guide

  • TimeOut Magazine Ltd , Penguin Books Ltd , 1997

This comprehensive and up-to-date guide is full of information and informed critical comment on all that London has to offer

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This comprehensive and up-to-date guide is full of information and informed critical comment on all that London has to offer

Jon Blair's Oscar-winning documentary is the first ever eye-witness account of the life and legacy of the iconic child diarist, Anne Frank.

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Jon Blair's Oscar-winning documentary is the first ever eye-witness account of the life and legacy of the iconic child diarist, Anne Frank.

Dark flow is the latest in a long line of phenomena that have threatened to re-write the textbooks. Does it herald a new era of understanding, or does it simply mean that everything we know about the universe is wrong?

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Dark flow is the latest in a long line of phenomena that have threatened to re-write the textbooks. Does it herald a new era of understanding, or does it simply mean that everything we know about the universe is wrong?

  • Inspector Montalbano Series 4

  • , 2013

Drama series based on the books featuring the Sicilian detective, Salvo Montalbano.

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Drama series based on the books featuring the Sicilian detective, Salvo Montalbano.

Melvyn Bragg travels from Oklahoma to California to examine the enduring legacy of the Nobel Prize-winning author John Steinbeck.

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Melvyn Bragg travels from Oklahoma to California to examine the enduring legacy of the Nobel Prize-winning author John Steinbeck.

The story of how power has been harnessed from wind, steam and from inside the atom.

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The story of how power has been harnessed from wind, steam and from inside the atom.

Michael Mosley tells how scientists came to explain the diversity of life on earth.

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Michael Mosley tells how scientists came to explain the diversity of life on earth.

How we came to understand our planet was not at the centre of everything in the cosmos.

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How we came to understand our planet was not at the centre of everything in the cosmos.

How atomic theories and concepts of quantum physics underpin modern technology.

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How atomic theories and concepts of quantum physics underpin modern technology.

Series looking at objects of the twentieth century . The B.D.

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Series looking at objects of the twentieth century . The B.D.

Two-part series in which Professor Jim Al-Khalili shows how, by uncovering its secrets, scientists have used light to reveal almost everything we know about the universe.

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Two-part series in which Professor Jim Al-Khalili shows how, by uncovering its secrets, scientists have used light to reveal almost everything we know about the universe.

Professor Jim Al-Khalili tells the story of how we went from thinking we were close to a complete understanding of the universe to realising we had seen almost none of it. Today, our best estimate is that more than 99 per cent of the cosmos is hidden in the dark, invisible to our telescopes and beyond our comprehension.

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Professor Jim Al-Khalili tells the story of how we went from thinking we were close to a complete understanding of the universe to realising we had seen almost none of it. Today, our best estimate is that more than 99 per cent of the cosmos is hidden in the dark, invisible to our telescopes and beyond our comprehension.

The tale reaches the dramatic events of Henry VIII\'s Reformation and the battles of the English Civil War. We track Kibworth\'s 17th century dissenters, travel on the Grand Union Canal and meet an 18th century feminist writer from Kibworth who was a pioneer of children\'s books.

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The tale reaches the dramatic events of Henry VIII\'s Reformation and the battles of the English Civil War. We track Kibworth\'s 17th century dissenters, travel on the Grand Union Canal and meet an 18th century feminist writer from Kibworth who was a pioneer of children\'s books.

King Richard is called upon to settle a dispute between his cousin Henry Bolingbroke and Thomas Mowbray. Richard calls for a duel but then halts it just before swords clash. Both men are banished from the realm. Richard visits John of Gaunt, Bolingbroke's father, who, in the throes of death, reprimands the king. After seizing Gaunt's money and land, Richard leaves for wars against the rebels in Ireland.

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King Richard is called upon to settle a dispute between his cousin Henry Bolingbroke and Thomas Mowbray. Richard calls for a duel but then halts it just before swords clash. Both men are banished from the realm. Richard visits John of Gaunt, Bolingbroke's father, who, in the throes of death, reprimands the king. After seizing Gaunt's money and land, Richard leaves for wars against the rebels in Ireland.

Simon Schama argues that it is impossible to understand how Shakespeare came to belong 'to all time' without understanding just how much he was of his time.

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Simon Schama argues that it is impossible to understand how Shakespeare came to belong 'to all time' without understanding just how much he was of his time.

Documentary which tells the story of a group of men and women who risked their lives to rescue a library - and preserve a nation's history - in the midst of the Bosnian war.

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Documentary which tells the story of a group of men and women who risked their lives to rescue a library - and preserve a nation's history - in the midst of the Bosnian war.

  • The Beauty of Books

  • BBC

Series combining human stories, expert interviews, book illustrations and historic archive to reveal the beauty of books

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Series combining human stories, expert interviews, book illustrations and historic archive to reveal the beauty of books

A look at the 4th-century Codex Sinaiticus and 12th-century Winchester bibles.

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A look at the 4th-century Codex Sinaiticus and 12th-century Winchester bibles.

Examining medieval books such as the Luttrell Psalter and Chaucer's Canterbury Tales.

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Examining medieval books such as the Luttrell Psalter and Chaucer's Canterbury Tales.

The paperback book democratized reading in the 20th century, and printing directly onto the covers became a way of selling a book in the mass market.

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The paperback book democratized reading in the 20th century, and printing directly onto the covers became a way of selling a book in the mass market.