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RAF Air Power Today - Warbirds Illustrated No. 25
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RAF Air Power Today - Warbirds Illustrated No. 25

by Lindsay T. Peacock Michael J. Gething

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9780853686347
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0853686343
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Light wear. Sound clean copy. Illustrated in full colour. 68pp
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Rabbit is Rich
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Rabbit is Rich

by John Updike

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9780449245484
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0449245489
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The hero of Updike's 'Rabbit, Run', ten years after the events described in 'Rabbit Redux', has come to enjoy considerable prosperity as chief sales representative of Springer Motors, a Toyota agency in Brewer, Pennsylvania. the time is 1979,. Skylab is falling, gas lines are long, the President collapses while running in a marathon, and double-digit inflation coincides with a deflation of nation confidence. Nevertheless, Harry Angstrom feels in good shape, ready to enjoy life at last - until his son, Nelson, returns from the West, and the image of an old love pays a visit to his lot. New characters and old populate these scenes from Rabbit's mid-life, as he continues to pursue, in his erratic fashion, the rainbow of happiness.
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Raj : The Making of British India
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Raj : The Making of British India

by Lawrence James

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9780349110127
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0349110123
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Condition: clean copy.Content: Using official and private papers, this is the story of one of the wonders of the modern world. Provoking debate and shedding much new light on incidents as varied as the Mutiny and the Great Game, and figures as controversial as Clive and Mountbatten, this book is not only a tale of resistance, heroism and wars won against the odds, but of how millions of Indians collaborated with their new rulers and made possible the government of so many by so few.722 pages, bibliography, notes, index.
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The Rapture of the Nerds:
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The Rapture of the Nerds: A tale of the singularity, posthumanity, and awkward social situations

by Cory; Stross, Charles Doctorow

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9780765329103
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0765329107
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...Until the overminds get bored with stirring Earth's anthill, there's tech jury service: random humans, selected arbitrarily, charged with assessing dozens of new inventions and ruling on whether to let them loose. Huw, a technophobic, misanthropic Welshman, has been selected for the latest jury. And he'll do his best...despite an itchy technovirus, the apathy of the proletariat, and a couple of truly awful moments on bathroom floors.
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Rare: The High-Stakes Race to Satisfy Our Need for the Scarcest Metals on Earth
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Rare: The High-Stakes Race to Satisfy Our Need for the Scarcest Metals on Earth

by Keith Veronese

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9781616149727
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1616149728
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Condition: clean copy.Content: The author answers what makes a metal 'rare' and explains why some of the scarcest metals on the planet have become essential in recent years.270 pages, notes, index.
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Rattenbury
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Rattenbury

by Terry Reksten

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9781550390902
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1550390902
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The sensational story of British Columbia's most important architect, his triumphs, his battles, his scandalous life and grisly murder by his wife's lover and the subsequent trial are all carefully documented in this biography. 204 Pages. Notes, Bibliography, Index.
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Raven Returns the Water
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Raven Returns the Water

by Anne. Cameron

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9780920080191
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0920080197
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Content: All the water of the world has disappeared and Raven goes searching for it. She finds it, all of it, in the belly of a giant frog who does not believe in sharing. But it doesn't take long for Raven to each the frog a lesson and get the water back.30 pages, illustrated.
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Raven Steals the Light

Raven Steals the Light

by Bill Reid; Robert Bringhurst

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9781550544817
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1550544810
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Condition: clean copy.Content: Ten masterful, complex drawings by Bill Reid are accompanied by then episodes from Haida mythology told by Bill Reid and Robert Bringhurst. The result brings Haida art and mythology alive. The collection includes, say Reid, "a good selection of bestiality, adultery, violence, thievery, and assault, for those who like that sort of thing."11o pages, 10 drawings.
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Ravens Cry
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Ravens Cry

by C Harris

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9781550540550
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1550540556
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Condition: clean copy.Content: This is a fictionalized retelling of the near destruction of the Haida nation, of Haida Gwaii, British Columbia, a Northwest Coast classic.194 pages.
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Reading Beyond Words Contexts for Native History, Second Edition
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Reading Beyond Words Contexts for Native History, Second Edition

by Jennifer S. H; Vibert & Elizabeth Brown, editors.

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ISBN 13
9781551115436
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1551115433
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Condition: clean copy.Content: 17 scholarly articles concerning the relationship between Native American, Canadian First Nations, and Europeans; second revised edition.504 pages, index.
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Readings of the Platform Sutra (Columbia Readings of Buddhist Literature)

by Morten Schlutter & Stephen F. Teiser (editors)

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9780231158213
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0231158211
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Content: a collection of 7 essays that introduce the history and ideas of the sutra to a general audience and interpret its practices.220 pages, character glossary, bibliography, contributors, index.
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Readings of Dogen’s Treasury of the True Dharma Eye

Readings of Dogen’s Treasury of the True Dharma Eye

by Heine, Steven

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9780231182294
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0231182295
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The Treasury of the True Dharma Eye (Shōbōgenzō) is the masterwork of Dōgen (1200–1253), founder of the Sōtō Zen Buddhist sect in Kamakura-era Japan. It is one of the most important Zen Buddhist collections, composed during a period of remarkable religious diversity and experimentation. The text is complex and compelling, famed for its eloquent yet perplexing manner of expressing the core precepts of Zen teachings and practice.This book is a comprehensive introduction to this essential Zen text, offering a textual, historical, literary, and philosophical examination of Dōgen's treatise. Steven Heine explores the religious and cultural context in which the Treasury was composed and provides a detailed study of the various versions of the medieval text that have been compiled over the centuries. He includes nuanced readings of Dōgen's use of inventive rhetorical flourishes and the range of East Asian Buddhist textual and cultural influences that shaped the work. Heine explicates the… Read More
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Real Knowing: New Versions of the Coherence Theory
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Real Knowing: New Versions of the Coherence Theory

by Linda Martin Alcoff

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9780801430473
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080143047X
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Condition: clean copy.Content: The author makes a compelling case for the need to address truth as a meta-physical issue, in contract to minimalism tendencies in Anglo-American philosophy and deconstructionism on the continent. Her work persuasively argues for coherentist epistemology as a more realistic reconfiguration of the ontology of truth.240 pages, index.
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Realism and Reason Philosophical Papers Volume 3
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Realism and Reason Philosophical Papers Volume 3

by Hilary Putnam

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9780521313940
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0521313945
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A Reason for Everything: Natural Selection and the British Imagination
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A Reason for Everything: Natural Selection and the British Imagination

by Marek Kohn

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9780571223923
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0571223923
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Condition: clean copy.Content: This is about more than the idea of evolution by natural selection. It is about Britain and natural history, impassioned beliefs and ideological struggles. It is a very human book about the Englishness of evolutionary theory and the lives and personalities of those who made it.390 pages, notes, bibliography, index.
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Rebellion in the Backlands (Picador Travel Classics)

by Euclides Da Cunha

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9780330345668
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0330345664
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Condition: clean copy.Content: Euclides da Cunha's classic and unique account of the brutal campaign against religious mystic Antonio Conselheiro and his rebels has been called 'the Bible of Brazilian nationality.' The book is in part a stunning account of the resistance of the backland peoples at the siege of Canudos in 1896-97, where Conselheiro and his followers managed to defy the federal government and hold back a trained army of thousands of men for almost a year, and in part a treatise on the geography, climatology, and anthropology of the back countries of Brazil in a time of rapid and violent change.752 pages, notes, chronology, bibliography, glossary of botanical/zoological terms.
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The Recollections of Rifleman Bowlby (Cassell Military Paperbacks)
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The Recollections of Rifleman Bowlby (Cassell Military Paperbacks)

by Alex Bowlby

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9780304352432
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0304352438
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Condition: clean copy.Content: A classic of World War II, this is Alex Bowlby's account of his life in a rifleman platoon, which came through the North African campaign only to have to battle in bitter fighting against a stubborn and skilled German defense up the spine of Italy.230 pages.
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The Recorded Sayings of Ma-Tsu (Studies in Asian Thought and Religion, Vol 6)
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The Recorded Sayings of Ma-Tsu (Studies in Asian Thought and Religion, Vol 6)

by Pas, Julian F Ma-Tsu

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9780889460584
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0889460582
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Records of the Grand Historian: Han Dynasty I
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Records of the Grand Historian: Han Dynasty I

by Sima Qian [translated by Burton Watson]

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9780231081658
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0231081650
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Condition: clean copy.Content: This volume begins in 209 BC and traces the fall of the Qin dynasty and the rise of the Han. The author records the revolt of Chen She, the bitter struggle between Xiang Yu, King of Chu, and Liu Bang, the first Han Emperor, and the acts of the outstanding ministers and generals in both camps. He then goes on to the reign of Empress Lu [Liu Bang's widow], Emperor Wen and Emperor Jing, and gives an account of the nobles and ministers as well as the empresses and imperial concubines. Major figures in the author's vast drama are allowed to display the most noble qualities as well as the baser aspects of their character.500 pages, maps.
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Records of the Grand Historian: Han Dynasty II
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Records of the Grand Historian: Han Dynasty II

by Qian Sima [Translated by Burton Watson]

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9780231081672
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0231081677
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Condition: clean copy.Content: Sima Qian [115?-90? BC]was the first major Chinese historian. His 'Records of the Grand Historian,' documents the history of China and it neighboring countries from the ancient past to his own time.506 pages, index.
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