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  • British Sign Language

  • Dorothy Miles

An introduction to British Sign Language aimed at both hearing and deaf people. As well as explaining how BSL works, the author gives a fascinating account of the history of signing, and a chapter by Paddy Ladd describes how Britain's deaf community and its language have survived a century of attack and are at last today attracting respect and acceptability.

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An introduction to British Sign Language aimed at both hearing and deaf people. As well as explaining how BSL works, the author gives a fascinating account of the history of signing, and a chapter by Paddy Ladd describes how Britain's deaf community and its language have survived a century of attack and are at last today attracting respect and acceptability.

BBC correspondent Clive Myrie traces the life story of America's first black president.( Signed)

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BBC correspondent Clive Myrie traces the life story of America's first black president.( Signed)

Stephen Fry loves Louisiana. Four months after the BP oil spill, dubbed the worst ecological disaster in the history of America, Fry returns to the Deep South together with zoologist Mark Carwardine, to see what the impact has been on the people, the vast wetlands and the species that live there.

Stephen Fry loves Louisiana. Four months after the BP oil spill, dubbed the worst ecological disaster in the history of America, Fry returns to the Deep South together with zoologist Mark Carwardine, to see what the impact has been on the people, the vast wetlands and the species that live there.

Miners, nuclear scientists, politicians, environmentalists and even the City have all wrestled for control of the national electricity grid and the power that it has brought.

Miners, nuclear scientists, politicians, environmentalists and even the City have all wrestled for control of the national electricity grid and the power that it has brought.

  • Longman Dictionary of English Language and Culture

  • , Longman , 2005

*Covers everything you are likely to need 15,000 encyclopaedic entries covering people, places, history, geography, the arts and popular culture *Get in-depth understanding on topics such as festivals, special days and key events in British and American history from the colour feature pages *No need to carry two dictionaries also includes a full language dictionary *80,000 words and phrases with clear definitions

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*Covers everything you are likely to need 15,000 encyclopaedic entries covering people, places, history, geography, the arts and popular culture *Get in-depth understanding on topics such as festivals, special days and key events in British and American history from the colour feature pages *No need to carry two dictionaries also includes a full language dictionary *80,000 words and phrases with clear definitions

  • The Oxford History of English

  • Linda Mugglestone , Oxford University Press , 2006

This book presents the history of English from its obscure Indo-European roots to its twenty-first century position as the world's first language. It shows how English evolved in the British Isles and how it spread to the United States and through the old British empire to every corner of the world.

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This book presents the history of English from its obscure Indo-European roots to its twenty-first century position as the world's first language. It shows how English evolved in the British Isles and how it spread to the United States and through the old British empire to every corner of the world.

  • Khan Academy

A library of almost 3000 short videos arithmetic to physics, finance, and history with practice exercises. A very useful resource to practice your listening and note-taking skills while learning something new.

A library of almost 3000 short videos arithmetic to physics, finance, and history with practice exercises. A very useful resource to practice your listening and note-taking skills while learning something new.

In the 17th century, two Portuguese Jesuit priests travel to Japan in an attempt to locate their mentor, who is rumored to have committed apostasy, and to propagate Catholicism.

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In the 17th century, two Portuguese Jesuit priests travel to Japan in an attempt to locate their mentor, who is rumored to have committed apostasy, and to propagate Catholicism.

In the antebellum United States, Solomon Northup, a free black man from upstate New York, is abducted and sold into slavery.

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In the antebellum United States, Solomon Northup, a free black man from upstate New York, is abducted and sold into slavery.

The story of King Seretse Khama of Botswana and how his loving but controversial marriage to a British white woman, Ruth Williams, put his kingdom into political and diplomatic turmoil.

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The story of King Seretse Khama of Botswana and how his loving but controversial marriage to a British white woman, Ruth Williams, put his kingdom into political and diplomatic turmoil.

"The Washington Post" reporters Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein uncover the details of the Watergate scandal that leads to President Richard Nixon's resignation.

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"The Washington Post" reporters Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein uncover the details of the Watergate scandal that leads to President Richard Nixon's resignation.

The incredible story of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, told in flashback by his peer and secret rival Antonio Salieri - now confined to an insane asylum.

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The incredible story of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, told in flashback by his peer and secret rival Antonio Salieri - now confined to an insane asylum.

Strong language and violence. A former neo-nazi skinhead tries to prevent his younger brother from going down the same wrong path that he did.

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Strong language and violence. A former neo-nazi skinhead tries to prevent his younger brother from going down the same wrong path that he did.

About a 1839 mutiny aboard a slave ship that is traveling towards the northeastern coast of America. Much of the story involves a court-room drama about the free man who led the revolt.

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About a 1839 mutiny aboard a slave ship that is traveling towards the northeastern coast of America. Much of the story involves a court-room drama about the free man who led the revolt.

Three astronauts must devise a strategy to return to Earth safely after their spacecraft undergoes massive internal damage.

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Three astronauts must devise a strategy to return to Earth safely after their spacecraft undergoes massive internal damage.

123 elite U.S. soldiers drop into Somalia to capture two top lieutenants of a renegade warlord and find themselves in a desperate battle with a large force of heavily-armed Somalis.

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123 elite U.S. soldiers drop into Somalia to capture two top lieutenants of a renegade warlord and find themselves in a desperate battle with a large force of heavily-armed Somalis.

A dramatization of the Irish civil rights protest march and subsequent massacre by British troops on January 30, 1972.

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A dramatization of the Irish civil rights protest march and subsequent massacre by British troops on January 30, 1972.

Political strategist Dominic Cummings leads a popular but controversial campaign to convince British voters to leave the European Union from 2015 up until the present day.

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Political strategist Dominic Cummings leads a popular but controversial campaign to convince British voters to leave the European Union from 2015 up until the present day.

During the Cold War, an American lawyer is recruited to defend an arrested Soviet spy in court, and then help the CIA facilitate an exchange of the spy for the Soviet captured American U2 spy plane pilot, Francis Gary Powers.

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During the Cold War, an American lawyer is recruited to defend an arrested Soviet spy in court, and then help the CIA facilitate an exchange of the spy for the Soviet captured American U2 spy plane pilot, Francis Gary Powers.

As Steve Rogers struggles to embrace his role in the modern world, he teams up with a fellow Avenger and S.H.I.E.L.D agent, Black Widow, to battle a new threat from history: an assassin known as the Winter Soldier.

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As Steve Rogers struggles to embrace his role in the modern world, he teams up with a fellow Avenger and S.H.I.E.L.D agent, Black Widow, to battle a new threat from history: an assassin known as the Winter Soldier.

Werner Herzog gains exclusive access to film inside the Chauvet caves of Southern France and captures the oldest known pictorial creations of humanity.

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Werner Herzog gains exclusive access to film inside the Chauvet caves of Southern France and captures the oldest known pictorial creations of humanity.

In the waning days of the American Civil War, a wounded soldier embarks on a perilous journey back home to Cold Mountain, North Carolina to reunite with his sweetheart.

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In the waning days of the American Civil War, a wounded soldier embarks on a perilous journey back home to Cold Mountain, North Carolina to reunite with his sweetheart.

The story of "The Tolpuddle Martyrs". A group of 19th century English farm labourers who formed one of the first trade unions and started a campaign to receive fair wages.

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The story of "The Tolpuddle Martyrs". A group of 19th century English farm labourers who formed one of the first trade unions and started a campaign to receive fair wages.

South African journalist Donald Woods is forced to flee the country after attempting to investigate the death in custody of his friend the black activist Steve Biko.

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South African journalist Donald Woods is forced to flee the country after attempting to investigate the death in custody of his friend the black activist Steve Biko.

Fact-based drama set during the 1967 Detroit riots in which a group of rogue police officers respond to a complaint with retribution rather than justice on their minds.

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Fact-based drama set during the 1967 Detroit riots in which a group of rogue police officers respond to a complaint with retribution rather than justice on their minds.

Allied soldiers from Belgium, the British Empire, and France are surrounded by the German Army and evacuated during a fierce battle in World War II.

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Allied soldiers from Belgium, the British Empire, and France are surrounded by the German Army and evacuated during a fierce battle in World War II.

A film of the early years of the reign of Elizabeth I of England and her difficult task of learning what is necessary to be a monarch.

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A film of the early years of the reign of Elizabeth I of England and her difficult task of learning what is necessary to be a monarch.

A Russian sniper and a German sniper play a game of cat-and-mouse during the Battle of Stalingrad.

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A Russian sniper and a German sniper play a game of cat-and-mouse during the Battle of Stalingrad.

A look at the life of the astronaut, Neil Armstrong, and the legendary space mission that led him to become the first man to walk on the Moon on July 20, 1969.

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A look at the life of the astronaut, Neil Armstrong, and the legendary space mission that led him to become the first man to walk on the Moon on July 20, 1969.

A dramatic retelling of the post-Watergate television interviews between British talk-show host David Frost and former president Richard Nixon.

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A dramatic retelling of the post-Watergate television interviews between British talk-show host David Frost and former president Richard Nixon.