Get Educational Books
From pre-school to key stage 2, and from GCSEs to A-levels, here you’ll find our comprehensive selection of study guides and education books for all ages. Browse our bestselling study guides from Bond, Collins, Schofield and Sim, plus many more, and pick up all the school supplies, stationery and fun educational games needed to keep young minds sharpened and motivated.
EPUB is an e-book file format that uses the “.epub” file extension. The term is short for electronic publication and is sometimes styled ePub. EPUB is supported by many e-readers, and compatible software is available for most smartphones, tablets, and computers.
Toward a Feminist Ethics of Nonviolence by Adriana Cavarero
Toward a Feminist Ethics of Nonviolence brings together major feminist thinkers to debate Cavarero’s call for a postural ethics of nonviolence and a sociality rooted in bodily interdependence. Toward a Feminist Ethics of Nonviolence brings together three major feminist thinkers—Adriana Cavarero, Judith Butler, and Bonnie Honig—to debate Cavarero’s call for a postural ethics of nonviolence.
The Third Reich and Yugoslavia by Perica Hadzi-Jovancic
The Third Reich and Yugoslavia focuses on economic and political affairs between the Third Reich and Yugoslavia before Germany attacked in April 1941. It observes the relations between the two countries primarily from an economic perspective, with the political dimension forming a backdrop within which the economy operated. Perica Hadzi-Jovancic challenges the conventional scholarly wisdom which recognises economics as mainly being a tool of German foreign policy towards Yugoslavia.
The Strategy of Desire by Ernest Dichter
Ernest Dichter is famous as one of the founding fathers of motivational research. In applying the social sciences to a variety of problems, Dichter emphasized new approaches to problem solving, advertising, politics, and selling, and issues of social significance such as urban renewal, productivity, and drug addiction.
The Smell of Risk by Hsuan L. Hsu
A timely exploration of how odor seeps into structural inequality Our sense of smell is a uniquely visceral—and personal—form of experience. As Hsuan L. Hsu points out, smell has long been spurned by Western aesthetics as a lesser sense for its qualities of subjectivity, volatility, and materiality.
The Quantum Age by Brian Clegg
The stone age, the iron age, the steam and electrical ages all saw the reach of humankind transformed by new technology. Now we are living in the quantum age, a revolution in everyday life led by our understanding of the very, very small.
The Nine by Jeffrey Toobin
Acclaimed journalist Jeffrey Toobin takes us into the chambers of the most important—and secret—legal body in our country, the Supreme Court, revealing the complex dynamic among the nine people who decide the law of the land. An institution at a moment of transition, the Court now stands at a crucial point, with major changes in store on such issues as abortion, civil rights, and church-state relations.
The Population Myth by S.Y. Quraishi
The Population Myth reveals how the right-wing spin to population data has given rise to myths about the Muslim rate of growth , often used to stoke majoritarian fears of a demographic skew.
The New Political Sociology of Science by Scott Frickel
In the twenty-first century, the production and use of scientific knowledge is more regulated, commercialized, and participatory than at any other time.
The Evolution of the Chinese Internet by Shaohua Guo
Despite widespread consensus that China’s digital revolution was sure to bring about massive democratic reforms, such changes have not come to pass.
The Accidental Countryside by Stephen Moss
In The Accidental Countryside, author and naturalist Stephen Moss makes a journey of discovery through Britain, in search of the hidden corners where wildlife survives against the odds. From Shetland’s Iron Age stone structures to London’s most modern skyscrapers, and from lowly railway cuttings to ornate stately gardens, Moss reveals the unlikely oases where wildlife thrives in areas originally created for human purposes.
Termites of the Gods by Siyakha Mguni
Siyakha Mguni’s personal journey, over many years, to discover the significance of a hitherto enigmatic theme in San rock paintings known as formlings.
Same-Sex Relationships, Law by Frances Hamilton
This edited collection provides a forum for rigorous analysis of the necessity for both legal and social change with regard to regulation of same-sex relationships and rainbow families, the status of civil partnership as a concept and the lived reality of equality for LGBTQ+ persons.
Prosecution of Core Crimes in Ethiopia by Tadesse Simie Metekia
“Tadesse Simie Metekia’s Prosecution of Core Crimes in Ethiopia offers an in-depth analysis of core crimes trials in Ethiopia within the broader frame of international criminal law. This book is a result of an unprecedented data collection, a meticulous exploration of relevant national and international norms and case laws, as well as a full engagement with the existing literature on the domestic application of international criminal law.
Rising from the Ruins by Joakim Andersen
The liberal order that defined the latter half of the 20th century is collapsing under the growing weight of its conflicts and contradictions. It threatens to pull European civilization and the peoples who created it with it in its fall. This is no time for liberal reformism; the present moment is a Gordian knot of urgent crises.
Rebuilding Lives After Genocide by Linda Asquith
This book examines how genocide survivors rebuild their lives following migration after genocide. Drawing on a mixture of in-depth interviews and published testimony, it utilises Bourdieu’s concept of social capital to highlight how individuals reconstruct their lives in a new country. The data comprises in-depth interviews with survivors of the Rwandan and Bosnian genocides, and the Holocaust.
Rationalism, Pluralism, and Freedom by Jacob T. Levy
Intermediate groups— voluntary associations, churches, ethnocultural groups, universities, and more-can both protect threaten individual liberty. The same is true for centralized state action against such groups.
Pursuing Citizenship in the Enforcement Era by Ming Hsu Chen
Pursuing Citizenship in the Enforcement Era provides readers with the everyday perspectives of immigrants on what it is like to try to integrate into American society during a time when immigration policy is focused on enforcement and exclusion.
Ninja Skills by Antony Cummins
This is the world’s only illustrated guide to the real ninja teachings of historic Japan. These original techniques are presented in a highly accessible ‘how-to’ format that combines easy-to-follow text with a fresh, contemporary design that includes step-by-step photographs.
NATO Expansion and US Strategy in Asia by Hall Gardner
Surmounting the Global Crisis critiques the impact of NATO enlargement and the US ‘pivot to Asia’ on both the Russia and China and examines how these dual US-backed policies may influence key countries in the Euro-Atlantic, wider Middle East, and Indo-Pacific regions in general.
Mexico since 1980 by Stephen Haber
This book addresses two questions that are crucial to understanding Mexico’s current economic and political challenges. Why did the opening up of the economy to foreign trade and investment not result in sustained economic growth? Why has electoral democracy not produced rule of law? The answer to those questions lies in the ways in which Mexico’s long history with authoritarian government shaped its judicial, taxation, and property rights institutions.
Introduction to Financial Mathematics by Donald R Chambers
This book’s primary objective is to educate aspiring finance professionals about mathematics and computation in the context of financial derivatives.The authors offer a balance of traditional coverage and technology to fill the void between highly mathematical books and broad finance books.
Know Thyself by Stephen M Fleming
The surprising science of the human mind’s greatest power: introspection It happens to everyone: You are asked a question — even something you know well, such as the name of a longtime colleague — and can’t answer. The information is stuck on the tip of your tongue. It’s an experience so frustrating that it seems like it must be a brain malfunction. In fact, it’s actually a hallmark of our greatest power: self-awareness.
Ideology and International Institutions by Erik Voeten
A new theoretical framework for understanding how social, economic, and political conflicts influence international institutions and their place in the global order.
India’s Power Elite by Baru Sanjaya
India’s Power Elite is a study of the nature of power and elitism in postcolonial India. Its point of departure is the political transition under way in twenty-first-century India, with the marginalization of the Congress Party and the staging of a cultural revolution symbolized by the rise of Hindu majoritarianism.
Contemporary Debates on Terrorism 2nd Ed by Richard Jackson
Contemporary Debates on Terrorism is an innovative textbook, addressing a number of key issues in terrorism studies from both traditional and ‘critical’ perspectives. This second edition has been revised and updated to cover contemporary issues such as the rise of ISIL and cyberterrorism.
Energy Transitions by Vaclav Smil
This bold and controversial argument shows why energy transitions are inherently complex and prolonged affairs, and how ignoring this fact raises unrealistic expectations that the United States and other global economies can be weaned quickly from a primary dependency on fossil fuels.
Anthropology For Dummies 2nd Edition by Cameron M Smith
AND is a resource for people who want to make a positive difference. How? By overcoming two obstacles: resistance to change and polarization. From a problem-solving perspective, either of these challenges could be overwhelming. From a Polarity Thinking™ perspective, both can be addressed by replacing Or with And when And is required.
Chemical Consequences by Scott Frickel
Hereis the first historical and sociological account of the formation of an interdisciplinary science known as genetic toxicology, and of the scientists’ social movement that created it. After research geneticists discovered that synthetic chemicals were capable of changing the genetic structure of living organisms, scientists began to explore how these chemicals affected gene structure and function.
A Dictionary Of Hallucinations by Jan Dirk Blom
A Dictionary of Hallucinations is designed to serve as a reference manual for neuroscientists, psychiatrists, psychiatric residents, psychologists, neurologists, historians of psychiatry, general practitioners, and academics dealing professionally with concepts of hallucinations and other sensory deceptions.
British English from A to Zed by Norman W Schur
Whether you are traveling to Great Britain or just want to understand British popular culture, this unique dictionary will answer your questions. British English from A to Zed contains more than 5,500 British terms and their American equivalents, each with a short explanation of the term’s history and an example of its use.