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The 1994 CIA World Factbook

by United States. Central Intelligence Agency

1994 CIA World Factbook

United States Central Intelligence Agency


717 Quotes & Sayings of Robin Sacredfire

by Robin Sacredfire

Are you feeling sad, anxious and stressed? Do you feel as tough life has no meaning? This book will help you find inner peace and live a happy life. And this, because this book is filled with powerful truths...

The Art of the Graphic Memoir

by Tom Hart

#1 New York Times bestselling author and Eisner-nominated cartoonist Tom Hart has written a poignant and instructive guide for all aspiring graphic memoirists detailing the tenets of artistry and story-telling...

The Little Book of Welsh Landmarks

by Mark Rees

From the snowy peaks of Snowdonia to the glorious Wales Coastal Path, this compelling compendium is a fact-filled journey through Wales’ most iconic landmarks and popular tourist attractions. Experience the...

The Origin of Names, Words and Everything in Between

by Patrick Foote

The Origins of Names Explained

Explore the world of names: What is something that literally everything in existence has in common? It all has a name! With Name Explain, you can learn the origins of these names....

The Story Behind

by Emily Prokop

Surprising history of ordinary things

Learn the fascinating history and trivia you never knew about things we use daily from the host of The Story Behind podcast.

Everyday objects and major events in history:...

Jackspeak of the Royal Canadian Navy

by Mark Nelson

Pull up a bollard and get to know the colourful language of the Royal Canadian Navy.

Do you ever get channel fever so bad only a great homeward bounders will cure you? Have you ever met Tug Wilson the brass pounder,...

Messing About in Quotes

by Gyles Brandreth

Become a dazzling wit or enjoy a good laugh with this entertaining collection of humorous quotations, carefully handpicked and edited by writer and broadcaster Gyles Brandreth. From Art to Bores, Tennis to Wine,...

The Summoner's Handbook

by Taran Matharu

"The ability to summon is passed down through the blood..."

Summoner: One who is gifted with the ability to summon demonic creatures that are emotionally connected to their human counterparts. As brought to life...

Control the Conversation

by James O. Pyle & Maryann Karinch

Where were you tonight? How did that meeting go? Are you seeing someone else? What qualifies you for this job? These are just a few of the usual questions we might answer in a day. A typical answer to the last...

The Little Book of Rock and Roll Wisdom

by Mike Katz & Crispin Kott

When the singing is over and the talking starts, that’s when the true, unvarnished wisdom of rock ‘n’ roll comes out.

Built on first-hand experience, the gorgeous, illustrated Little Book of Rock ‘n’...

The Feminist Financial Handbook

by Brynne Conroy

Sometimes the best way to stick it to the man is by doing well for yourself. There’s just one problem: it’s hard to do well for yourself when systemic oppression has placed innumerable hurdles between you...

A Bucket Full of Oysters

by James Sanderson

How much do we know about  the things in life we often take for granted? Why is there a Best Man at a Wedding? What is the oldest Creature on earth that predates the dinosaurs? What is the origin of the Handshake?...

The Concise Dictionary of World Place-Names

by John Everett-Heath

There is no populated place without a name, and every name is chosen for a reason. This fascinating dictionary unveils the etymological roots and history of thousands of locations and landmarks from around the...

Historical Dictionary of Chinese Foreign Affairs

by Lawrence R. Sullivan & Robert L. Paarlberg

In an act of totally unnecessary and wanton destruction, British forces in China during the Second Opium War (1856-1860) looted and destroyed much of the Old Imperial Summer Palace (Yuanmingyuan) including three...

Historical Dictionary of the American Music Industry

by Keith Hatschek & Veronica A. Wells

The US music industry is an exciting, fast-paced, marketplace which brings together creative and business interests to connect artists with audiences. This book traces the history of the music industry from...

Living with Animals

by Natalie Porter & Ilana Gershon

Living with Animals is a collection of imagined animal guides—a playful and accessible look at different human-animal relationships around the world. Anthropologists and their co-authors have written accounts...

The Elements of Style

by William Strunk, Jr.

'The Elements of Style' (1918), by William Strunk, Jr., is an American English writing style guide. It is the best-known, most influential prescriptive treatment of English grammar and usage, and often is required...

The Oxford Handbook of 4E Cognition

by Albert Newen, Leon De Bruin & Shaun Gallagher

4E cognition (embodied, embedded, enactive, and extended) is a relatively young and thriving field of interdisciplinary research. It assumes that cognition is shaped and structured by dynamic interactions between...

A Research Guide to Cartographic Resources

by Eva H. Dodsworth

The interdisciplinary uses of traditional cartographic resources and modern GIS tools allow for the analysis and discovery of information across a wide spectrum of fields. A Research Guide to Cartographic Resources...