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Why Study History?

Will a history degree get me a good job? What could I earn? What skills will studying history give me? What’s it like to study history at university? What should I look for in choosing a course? How can I optimize my time at university? Continue reading

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Construction Law (3rd edition)

Now in its third edition, Construction Law is the definitive work of reference for construction law practitioners internationally. In provides the most comprehensive treatment of the major issues arising out of construction and engineering projects, with … Continue reading

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The Currency Cold War: Cash and Cryptography, Hash Rates and Hegemony

The way that money works now is, essentially, a blip. It’s a temporary institutional arrangement agreed in response to specific political, technological and economic circumstances… Continue reading

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Technology Ethics

This book addresses one of the most vexing problems facing humans today: how can we create and use technologies so that they deliver maximum benefit and pose minimum harm? Continue reading

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Before Babylon, Beyond Bitcoin: From Money That We Understand To Money That Understands Us (revised paperback edition)

Technology is changing money and this book looks at where it might be taking us. Technology has transformed money from physical objects to intangible information. With the Continue reading

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Facing Up to Climate Reality: Honesty, Disaster and Hope, edited by John Foster

We are used to hearing that the climate crisis is serious, but still tractable if we start acting on it soon. The reality is different. Continue reading

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Guide to the Criminal Prisons of Nineteenth-Century England

How many prisons were there in nineteenth-century England? Where were they located? Who ran them? Where can I find out more about them? Continue reading

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China, Trade and Power: Why the West’s Economic Engagement Has Failed

From a Western point of view, the policy of economic engagement with China has failed. How did Western, market-orientated, … Continue reading

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Architect of Prosperity: Sir John Cowperthwaite and the Making of Hong Kong

This is a book about Sir John Cowperthwaite, the man Nobel-winning economist Milton Friedman identified as being behind Hong Kong’s remarkable post-war economic transformation. Continue reading

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The Ice Age: Bailing Out the Welfare State in the Era of Austerity

This is a book about the legacy of the Great Financial Crisis for the European Union, which continues to struggle with a policy of austerity… Continue reading

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