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Public Health Mini-Guides: Diabetes

Paperback, 14/09/2015, £9.99
£8.99
Public Health Mini-Guides: Diabetes provides up-to-date, evidence-based information in a convenient pocket-sized format. Diabetes is a worldwide public health concern and is being referred to as the 'global epidemic of diabetes', the 'silent epidemic' and the 'diabetes timebomb'. The increasing incidence of diabetes, the heavy burden of morbidity and mortality associated with diabetes, and its spiralling healthcare costs, underpin the importance of a public health approach to the prevention and management of diabetes. This Mini-Guide explores in more detail how public health practice might address some of these issues.

Richard J. Evans' In Defence of History

Paperback, 15/07/2017, £5.99
£5.39
Postmodernist thinkers consider history to be not very far removed from a work of fiction, something dependent on historians' own interpretations of the past. Evans, however, argues that we can trust history and it is possible to be objective about what happened and what caused it to happen.

Health Promotion and Public Health for Nursing Students 3ED

Paperback, 13/02/2017, £18.99
£17.09
Written using clear language this book shows how health promotion can be implemented while drawing on the main theories, models and evidence that inform practice. The book covers essential topics like lifestyle changes, health screening and patient education.

Blackstone's International Law Documents 13ed

Paperback, 27/07/2017, £14.99
£13.49
Celebrating 30 years as the market-leading series, Blackstone's Statutes have an unrivalled tradition of trust and quality. With a rock-solid reputation for accuracy, reliability, and authority, they remain first-choice for students and lecturers, providing a careful selection of all the up-to-date legislation needed for exams and course use.

Practical DV Filmmaking

01/03/2002, £20.99
£18.89
Assuming no prior knowledge in technology or filmmaking, this book demystifies the creative process and makes filmmaking techniques accessible to beginners. It is split into four areas: development, production, post-production and distribution.

Special Tests : The Procedure and Meaning of Common Tests in Hospital

Paperback, 21/05/2003, £21.99
£19.79
Provides an understanding of the commonly performed diagnostic tests. Including tests, this book gives the description of how they are used in the investigation of disease. It describes the nature and purpose of each test, the preparation and procedure involved and the significance of the results.

Introducing Evolutionary Psychology: A Graphic Guide

Paperback, 02/09/2010, £6.99
£6.29
How did the mind evolve? How does the human mind differ from the minds of our ancestors, and from the minds of our nearest relatives, the apes? If our minds are built by selfish genes, why are we so cooperative? These questions are at the centre of a research programme called evolutionary psychology.

Threads: From the Refugee Crisis

Hardback, 06/06/2017, £16.99
£15.29
A heartbreaking, full-color graphic novel of the refugee drama

Introducing Evolution : A Graphic guide

Paperback, 01/07/2010, £7.99
£7.19
In 1859, Charles Darwin shocked the world with a radical theory - evolution by natural selection. One hundred and fifty years later, his theory still challenges some of our most precious beliefs. This guide to 'Darwin's dangerous idea' takes a fresh look at the often misunderstood concepts of natural selection and the selfish gene.

PLACEBO

Paperback, 19/01/2004, £8.99
£8.09
A lucid and stimulating explanation of how the body's natural healing mechanisms work - and how they can be triggered in non-chemical ways via the 'placebo effect'.

Emotion: A Very Short Introduction

Paperback, 13/02/2003, £7.99
£7.19
Was love invented by European poets in the Middle Ages or is it part of human nature? Will winning the lottery really make you happy? Is it possible to build robots that have feelings? Drawing on a range of scientific research, from anthropology and psychology to neuroscience and artificial intelligence, this work explores many such questions.

Glacial Landsystems

Paperback, 28/01/2005, £29.99
£26.99
Offers an overview of the field of glaciation from the perspective of glacial landsystems. This title provides a summary of landsystems relevant to both modern and ancient glacier systems and also in the reconstruction and interpretation of former glacial environments. It serves as a reference for students of glaciation.