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Why Do Roller Coasters Make You Puke: Over 150 Curious Questions and Intriguing Answers
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A fun and fascinating trivia book with a wide range of intriguing questions and entertainingly written answers from a bestselling author. Perfect for trivia junkies everywhere, this new collection will surprise readers with fascinating answers to age-old…
Can Holding in a Fart Kill You?: Over 150 Curious Questions and Intriguing Answers
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MORE THAN 200 FUN FACTS—FROM BAFFLING AND BIZARRE TO ENTERTAINING AND ENLIGHTENING This curious, captivating collection of trivia will surprise and intrigue readers with amazing answers to questions like: •Is Jurassic Park possible? •What causes…
Hair of the Dog to Paint the Town Red: The Curious Origins of Everyday Sayings and Fun Phrases
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400 intriguing, entertaining, and often hilarious etymological journies English is filled with curious, intriguing and bizarre phrases. This book reveals the surprising, captivating and even hilarious origins behind 400 of them, including: • Read between the…
Scotland, the Caribbean and the Atlantic World, 1750-1820
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This is the first book wholly devoted to assessing the array of links between Scotland and the Caribbean in the later eighteenth century. It uses a wide range of archival sources to paint a detailed picture of the lives of thousands of Scots who sought fortunes…
Exhibiting the Empire: Cultures of Display and the British Empire

Exhibiting the Empire: Cultures of Display and the British Empire

by John McAleer

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|June 8, 2017

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Exhibiting the empire considers how a whole range of cultural products - from paintings, prints, photographs, panoramas and 'popular' texts to ephemera, newspapers and the press, theatre and music, exhibitions, institutions and architecture - were used to…
Rethinking Settler Colonialism: History and Memory in Australia, Canada, Aotearoa New Zealand and…
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Rethinking Settler Colonialism focuses on the long history of contact between indigenous peoples and the white colonial communities who settled in Australia, Aotearoa New Zealand, Canada and South Africa. In each of these countries these communities were…
Savage Worlds: German Encounters Abroad, 1798-1914
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Curating Empire: Museums And The British Imperial Experience
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Curating empire explores the diverse roles played by museums and their curators in moulding and representing the British imperial experience. This collection demonstrates how individuals, their curatorial practices, and intellectual and political agendas…
Rhetorics of empire: Languages of colonial conflict after 1900

Rhetorics of empire: Languages of colonial conflict after 1900

by Martin Thomas

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|August 31, 2017

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Stirring language and appeals to collective action were integral to the battles fought to defend empires and to destroy them. These wars of words used rhetoric to make their case. That rhetoric is the subject of this collection of essays exploring the arguments…
Echinococcus And Echinococcosis, Part B

Echinococcus And Echinococcosis, Part B

by Andrew Thompson

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|February 20, 2017

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Echinococcus and Echinococcosis, Part B, Volume 96 presents a complete synthesis on what is known about the parasitic cestode echinococcus and the disease it causes, echinococcosis (Hydatid Disease), demonstrating that, in addition to its medical,…
Oceania Under Steam: Sea Transport And The Cultures Of Colonialism, <i>c</i>. 1870-1914
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The age of steam was the age of Britain's global maritime dominance, the age of enormous ocean liners and human mastery over the seas. The world seemed to shrink as timetabled shipping mapped out faster, more efficient and more reliable transoceanic networks.…
'the Better Class' Of Indians: Social rank, Imperial identity, and South Asians in Britain 1858-1914
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This is the first book-length study to focus primarily on the role of class in the encounter between South Asians and British institutions in the United Kingdom at the height of British imperialism. In a departure from previous scholarship on the South Asian…
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