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The 40th anniversary edition of the million copy international bestseller, with a new epilogue from the author. As relevant and influential today as when it was first published, this classic exposition of evolutionary thought, widely hailed for its stylistic brilliance and deep scientific insights, stimulated whole new areas of research.
This seminal book injects the topic of superintelligence into the academic and popular mainstream. What happens when machines surpass humans in general intelligence? Will artificial agents save or destroy us? In a tour de force of analytic thinking, Bostrom lays a foundation for understanding the future of humanity and intelligent life.
The best-selling introduction to international relations offers the most comprehensive coverage of the key theories and global issues in world politics, written by the leading experts in the field.
Combining meticulously-researched fact with refreshing opinion and wit, this Companion presents almost 4,000 entries on every wine-related topic imaginable, from regions and grape varieties to the owners, connoisseurs, growers, and tasters in wine; from viticulture and oenology to the history of wine, from its origins to the present day.
Clear, comprehensive, and trusted, Bryman's Social Research Methods has guided over a quarter of a million students through their research methods course and student research project. The thoroughly updated sixth edition offers unrivalled coverage of quantitative, qualitative, and mixed methods with renewed focus and a fresh, modern feel.
The Oxford Dictionary of English offers authoritative and in-depth coverage of over 350,000 words, phrases, and meanings. The foremost single-volume authority on the English language.
M. A. S. Abdel Haleem's acclaimed translation of the Qur'an is now published with the original Arabic text to give a greater appreciation and understanding of the holy book. The traditional Arabic calligraphic pages are displayed alongside the English translation; the text is accompanied by an invaluable introduction, notes, and an index.
This product contains 80 shapes - 10x 1-shapes, 10x 2-shapes, 10x 3-shapes, 10x 4-shapes, 10x 5-shapes, 10x 10-shapes, 5x 6-shapes, 5x 7-shapes, 5x 8-shapes, 5x 9-shapes. Not suitable for children under 36 months due to small parts.
Written and checked by curriculum and specification experts, this Student Book supports and extends students throughout their course while delivering the breadth, depth, and skills needed to succeed at A Level and beyond.
Songbirds Phonics Story Collection contains 12 fun phonics stories, helpful reading tips, stickers and a reward poster. This Read with Oxford stages 1-2 collection is ideal for children who are developing early reading skills. Read with Oxford offers an exciting range of carefully levelled reading books to build your child's reading confidence.
Crime and Punishment is one of the most important novels of the nineteenth century. It is the story of a murder committed on principle, of a killer who wishes to set himself outside and above society. It is marked by Dostoevsky's own harrowing experience in penal servitude, and yet contains moments of wild humour.
A brand-new dictionary designed for easy and quick look-up of modern Arabic-English and English-Arabic, including contemporary vocabulary, grammar, and pronunciation help at an affordable price.
This guide to Russian grammar and verbs is comprehensive and easy-to-use. It provides ultra-clear explanations and an easy-access design, and is an ideal support book for all beginner and intermediate learners.
Sir Anthony Kenny unfolds a magisterial new history of Western philosophy. Specially written for a broad popular readership, Kenny's lucid and stimulating history will become the definitive work for anyone interested in the people and ideas that shaped the course of Western thought.
The most complete review of human nutrition, ideal for those looking for a deeper grounding in the subject before pursuing a career in the discipline.
Do you know Pippi Longstocking? There's no one quite like her! Her cheeky, dare-devil spirit is much loved throughout the world, making her one of the all-time greatest children's characters.
This is the only complete modern translation of Epictetus's Discourses, together with the Handbook and fragments. A major work of Stoic practical ethics, the Discourses teach that the basis of happiness is up to us. This accessible new translation is accompanied by a full introduction and thorough notes.
This Read Write Inc. pack of 55 cards includes Set 2 and Set 3 Speed Sound cards and Green word cards, providing practice to support school learning. Accompanied by humorous illustrations and rhymes, the cards are colour-coded for an easy way to progress from Set 2 to Set 3.
This selection offers a cross-section from the 6,000 surviving sheets that constitute Leonardo's notebooks, including his thoughts on landscape, optics, anatomy, architecture, sculpture, and painting. Fully updated, this new edition includes some 70 line drawings and a Preface by Leonardo expert Martin Kemp.
There's no one Karl Lion loves more than his older brother, Jonathan, who is brave, strong, and handsome - everything Karl believes he is not. Karl never wants to be parted from him. But Karl is sick, and knows he's going to die. To comfort him, Jonathan tells him stories of Nangiyala, the wonderful place he'll be going to when he dies, and where he will wait until Jonathan is ready to join him there. Then the unthinkable happens ...Jonathan is killed in an accident. Heartbroken, Karl longs for the day he'll be reunited with his brother. When the time comes, he finds Nangiyala just as wonderful as he'd imagined. However, Nangiyala is under threat. A cruel tyrant is determined to claim it as his own, and at his command is a terrible beast that is feared throughout the land. Karl must summon all of his courage to help his brother prepare for the battle that lies ahead ... Danish title: "Brødrene Løvehjerte".
The most accessible, succinct introduction to the principal international relations theories with an emphasis on how theory can be used to analyse key global issues.
Chemistry for the Biosciences introduces the essential concepts of chemistry central to understanding biological systems. With an emphasis on straightforward explanations, it features biological examples illustrating how integral chemistry is to the biosciences, and includes learning features to help students master the essentials.
Ted Gioia's History of Jazz has been universally hailed as a classic--acclaimed by jazz critics and fans around the world. Now Gioia brings his magnificent work completely up-to-date, drawing on the latest research and revisiting virtually every aspect of the music, past and present. Gioia tells the story of jazz as it had never been told before, in a book that brilliantly portrays the legendary jazz players, the breakthrough styles, and the world in which it evolved. Here are the giants of jazz and the great moments of jazz history--Jelly Roll Morton, Louis Armstrong, Duke Ellington at the Cotton Club, cool jazz greats such as Gerry Mulligan, Stan Getz, and Lester Young, Charlie Parker and Dizzy Gillespie's advocacy of modern jazz in the 1940s, Miles Davis's 1955 performance at the Newport Jazz Festival, Ornette Coleman's experiments with atonality, Pat Metheny's visionary extension of jazz-rock fusion, the contemporary sounds of Wynton Marsalis, and the post-modernists of the current day. Gioia provides the reader with lively portraits of these and many other great musicians, intertwined with vibrant commentary on the music they created. He also evokes the many worlds of jazz, taking the reader to the swamp lands of the Mississippi Delta, the bawdy houses of New Orleans, the rent parties of Harlem, the speakeasies of Chicago during the Jazz Age, the after hours spots of corrupt Kansas city, the Cotton Club, the Savoy, and the other locales where the history of jazz was made. And as he traces the spread of this protean form, Gioia provides much insight into the social context in which the music was born.
Misty has a 'gift' which means she can't ever lie. Alex is the charismatic star of the high school debate team - gorgeous, aloof, and utterly inscrutable. When they meet, chalk and cheese doesn't even BEGIN to cover it! But one of them is about to end up in mortal danger, and soon they'll discover they have more in common than they ever imagined.
This centenary edition of the world-famous Concise Oxford English Dictionary presents the most accurate picture of English today.