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History of the Cinema: A Very Short Introduction

Paperback, 23/11/2017, £7.99
In this Very Short Introduction Geoffrey Nowell-Smith defines the field of cinema, and explores its fascinating history within the cultural and aesthetic sphere. Considering the influences of the other art forms from which it arose, he looks at how technological advances have opened up new horizons for the cinema industry.

Research Methods in Sport 2ed

Paperback, 22/11/2017, £21.99
First edition published 2010 in series Active learning in sport.

AI Delusion

Hardback, 28/08/2018, £20.00
Gary Smith argues that the real danger of artificial intelligence is not that computers are smarter than us, but that we think they are. Through many examples, Smith shows that human reasoning is fundamentally different from artificial intelligence, and it is needed more than ever.

Other Minds: The Octopus and the Evolution of Intelligent Life

Paperback, 01/02/2018, £9.99
`Brilliant' Guardian Waterstones Non-Fiction Book of the Month (March) SHORTLISTED FOR THE 2017 ROYAL SOCIETY SCIENCE BOOK PRIZE What if intelligent life on Earth evolved not once, but twice? The octopus is the closest we will come to meeting an intelligent alien. What can we learn from the encounter?

Don't Let My Past Be Your Future: A Call to Arms

Paperback, 11/09/2018, £8.99
Don't Let My Past Be Your Future, Harry Leslie Smith's follow-up to Harry's Last Stand, is both a survival guide for today's generations and a memoir about persevering through difficult times with one's dignity and optimism intact.

Billy the Bird

Paperback, 05/02/2001, £3.99
Mary's little brother Billy seems perfectly normal, until one moonlit evening she finds him floating above his bed, with his nose, tummy and toes touching the ceiling. Mary is astounded. Never before has anyone in Mary's family been able to fly - even though their name is bird!

Scramble for Africa

Paperback, 15/09/1987, £27.99
The extended plan of the series is designed in response to the changing trends in history examinations at 18 plus, which now demand the study of documentary sources and the testing of historical skills. Each volume, similar in format to the earlier books in the series, concentrates on a particular topic within a narrower time span.

Island In Imagination & Experience

Hardback, 15/06/2017, £17.55
Revealing the most fascinating stories of Earth's half a million islands, this book considers the unique geography, politics and economics of islands and their cultures. It traces their singular place in literature, religion and philosophy, and disentangles the myths and the facts to reveal why islands exert an insistent grip on the imagination.

Barry Loser: worst school trip ever!

Paperback, 08/02/2018, £6.99